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Monuments in Mijas


Besides its lovely beaches and natural beauty in the surrounding mountain range Mijas has a number of interesting historical monuments and museums to visit. The majority of these landmarks can be found in Mijas pueblo, but there are also a number of interesting places to visit in La Cala.

Monuments in Mijas

Mijas village has got an interesting history. Phoenicians, Romans, Greeks, Arabs, all these civilizations have left their footprints and part of their culture in this little andalusian town. Many of the historical monuments that can be visited in the village, like churches and sanctuaries, have a religious origin. Read the full story

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What to Do in Mijas


Mijas is situated at the heart of the Costa del Sol. This little white village in southern Spain offers a wealth of activities and no matter what interests people will easily find what to do in Mijas. Mijas is the perfect location for a holiday sports fans. Along the Mediterranean coastline there is a wide range of water sport activities available. The offer ranges from scuba diving, sailing, waterskiing, surfing or kite surfing.

Golf in Mijas

Mijas is a true paradise for golfers. On the Costa del Sol alone there are more than 30 golf courses available which his approximately half of the number of golf courses which can be found in Andalusia. Mijas itself has got several golf courses including La Cala Golf, the biggest golf resort in Andalusia. Torrequebrada in the neighbouring village of Benalmadena is just 20 minutes away and the golf course in Alhaurin el Grande, designed by Severiano Ballesteros is also close by. Read the full story

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Sightseeing in Mijas


Mijas, perched high on the mountainside is a typical andalusian village. Due to its proximity to popular resorts on the Costa del Sol like Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola or Marbella it is one of the most visited white villages in Spain.

Mijas sightseeing

Despite its popularity, Mijas has managed to retain part of its andalusian charm and character. The white-washed buildings and narrow winding streets with souvenir shops offering ceramics, jewellery and leatherwork make a daytrip to Mijas a memorable visit.

Tourists should not leave the village without visiting some of the most popular monuments and places to see in Mijas: The Virgen de la Peña sanctuary, the Carromato de Max miniature museum, the local crafts museum in the old town hall, the San Sebastian church, the wine museum, the church of the Inmaculada Concepción and the Muralla gardens with the remains of the old city walls are just of the sights which should not be missed. Read the full story

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Hotels


The most popular hotels in Mijas. Read more . . .

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Golf in Mijas


During the last decades, Mijas has become one of the most popular golf holiday destinations in Europe. Located in the centre of the Costa del Golf, as the Costa del Sol is commonly known amongst golf players, this little andalusian village offers one of the best selections of golf courses in Spain.

Golf in Mijas

Mijas is known by the outstanding conditions of its golf courses. Mijas is situated only twenty minutes from Malaga airport. Due to the Mediterranean climate and the proximity to the airport golfers can play all year round in Mijas. Especially during autumn, winter and spring thousands of golfers arrive at Malaga airport to enjoy their annual golfing holiday.

With places like Malaga, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola and Marbella offering an attractive and varied nightlife a golf holiday in Mijas will be an unforgettable experience. No wonder that players from all over the world come back year after year to enjoy a round of golf. Read the full story

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Hostel Escudo de Mijas



The rural hotel Escudo de Mijas is a comfortable hostel with double and single rooms situated in the heart of Mijas in a pedastrian street with fantastic views to the Costa del Sol.

The surrounding Sierra de Mijas mountain range and the nearby beaches of Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas Costa or Marbella make it a perfect location to enjoy a summer holiday or a short break in a typical andalusian accommodation in Mijas.

All rooms of the hotel Escudo de Mijas have a unique decoration and are equipped with airconditioning, television with DVD wifi connection and private terraces with views to the nearby Mediterranean or the mountains. El Escudo de Mijas is room only, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to enjoy a typical andalusian breakfast, lunch or a spanish dinner.

The most important tourist attractions of the village are just round the corner, like the Muralla gardens, the bullring, the Carromato de Max miniature museum or the shrine of the parton saint of the village, the Virgen de la Peña. Don’t miss the typical San Sebastian street or the Calle de los Caños full of bars, restaurants and souvenir shops.

In case you rent a car upon arrival at Malaga airport it is important to know, that there are no parking facilities at the El Escudo hostel, but there is a public car park in the village next to the townhall, the taxi stand and the busstop where you can take a bus to Fuengirola, Torremolinos or Malaga. From Fuengirola a train is leaving to Malaga airport almost every half an hour.

For late arrivals the hostel offers a modern checkin facility with remote assistance by the reception staff. The hotel Escudo de Míjas is the perfect hideway for a holiday in one of the most beautiful and typical andalusian villages on the Costa del Sol.

Website: www.el-escudo.com
Address: Pasaje de los Pescadores, 7, 29650 Mijas (Málaga)
Telephone: 952 591100

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Client comments

“The hostal is in an extremely quiet location in a pedestrian street, but still in the centre of Mijas. Lovely view from the roof terrace and the top floor balconies.”

100 customers rated this business with an average score of 8.2 out of 10 points.

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Hotel Mijas THR


Located in the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas on the Costa del Sol the hotel Mijas THR offers guests the most beautiful panoramic views over the Mediterranean and its coastline.

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Surrounded by pines and palms, halfway between Malaga and Marbella the hotel Mijas is situated at just 9 kilometers from the beaches of Fuengirola. At only 25 kilometers from Malaga International Airport and the high speed AVE train station the hotel Mijas is an ideal place to spend a few days relaxing or playing sports like golf on the nearby golf courses in Alhaurin, Torrequebrada or La Cala golf resort.

The Costa del Sol, with its beaches, mild climate all year round and its wide range of tourist services, is undoubtedly one of the best choices to enjoy and relax during your holidays in Spain.

Its 200 fully equipped rooms and 4 suites are an integral part of an elegant building in Andalusian architecture that blends serenity and comfort. All rooms have telephone, air conditioning and heating, safe, hairdryer, radio, TV, and terrace or balcony.

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The hotel has extensive gardens, a pool with spa, gym and tennis court. The offer is completed with a snack bar in the pool area, a pub style bar and a beauty center with sauna where you can enjoy a variety of spa treatments and massages. It is also an ideal place for business meetings or events offering 5 different rooms and a large terrace with great views for outdoor events.

The accommodation is located within walking distance of the old town of Mijas offering plenty of bars, shops and restaurants to choose from. Not to be missed during your holidays: the famous burro taxis (donkey taxis), the shrine of the Virgin de la Peña, the miniature museum (Carromato de Max) the Muralla gardens, the local handy craft museum and the church of the Inmaculada Concepción.

Website: www.trhhoteles.com
Address: Tamisa, 2 29650 Mijas (Málaga)
Telephone: 952 485800

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Bar Alarcón


Bar Alarcón in the Calle Lasta is a little Spanish bar and restaurant. Located in the neighbourhood known as ‘El Barrio de Santana’ or simply ‘El Barrio’ it is a favourite place for locals and tourists alike and many foreign residents consider Bar Alarcon one of the best tapas bar in Mijas.

Bar Alarcón Mijas

Bar Alarcon offers a selection of freshly cooked dishes, ranging from fish to meat, including the typical paella. If you visit Mijas during the summer months a dinner on the roof terrace of Bar Alarcon, which offers splendid views to the Mediterranean coastline and the surrounding mountain range should not be missed.

Like many Spanish bar/restaurants Bar Alarcon offers the possibility to have breakfast, lunch or dinner in the bar area, but you can also go upstairs to the restaurant area if you prefer a more discrete atmosphere. Food is normally served by the owner, Francisco Alarcón Serrano, known as ‘Corro’ amongst the people from Mijas. His family runs the bar since more than 40 years.

During the Christmas period Bar Alarcón is a favourite meeting point with typical Spanish Christmas carol groups called ‘pastorales’, because in the weeks before Christmas ‘Corro’ organizes an annual contest for these folkloric music groups.

Bar Alarcon does not offer facilities to park, but there is car parking available at approximately 200 metres from the restaurant at the entrance of the village next to Bar El Niño, another popular place amongst locals.

Address: C. Lasta, 1 29650 Mijas
Telephone: 952 485245

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“Great location, helpful staff, typical spanish rooms, excellent value for money. Not easy to find when arriving late. Several popular tourist attractions are close by such as the donkey-taxis and the wonderful panoramic views from the old city walls.”

“We spend e weekend in Mijas pueblo and really enjoyed everything. It was a fantastic place to stay! Lovely location, friendly staff, clean rooms. Great value. We would definately stay here again and recommend this charming hostel to our family and friends.”

 

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