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.

Mijas offers plenty of tennis courts and clubs and most resorts will have their own private tennis courses. The Manolo Santana Tennis club in the nearby town of Marbella is famous all over the world and is just a short drive away. The Lew Hoad Tennis Club halfway between Fuengirola and Mijas offers weekly tournaments and classes for tennis players of all age and level.

There are several local events and festival. The most important one is the Feria de Mijas in the month of September. Smaller events like the Romeria de San Anton, the Verbena de Valtocado or the local festivities in La Alquería, La Cala or Las Lagunas are also worthwhile visiting.

Several times a year the foreign residents department of the town hall of Mijas organizes events like the Mijas International Day, the Blues and Jazz Festival or the Noche Latina which attract tourists from all over the world.

Mijas is also a great place for hikers and people who like to be out in the nature. The Sierra de Mijas mountain range offers a large network of trails for hikers and bikers. Horse riding is another popular activity and the town offers a wide selection of stables and horse riding schools.