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Mijas

Mijas is a white-washed ‘pueblo’, nestled in the Sierra Blanca lowlands and maintains the quaint charm of a typical Spanish village. Here you can sample the wide array of tapas bars and restaurants alongside the local gift shops, as well as stunning views across to the blue flag beaches of the Mijas Costa. Here you can enjoy a relaxing and peaceful holiday, but with a range of activities and amenities not far away, including numerous golf courses and family orientated attractions including the local zoo, theme parks and various aqua parks.

  • 30 minsfrom Malaga
Mijas
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Food & Dining

Food and dining at Mijas

Dining in Mijas is a complete dream, beautifully appointed Spanish restaurants and tapas bars, some set in the hillside with spectacular sea views. Mijas is a typically Spanish resort specializing in local meats, fish and the best paella around.

Restaurant Types

  • A La Carte
  • Fine Dining
  • Buffet
  • Family friendly
  • Local/Traditional
  • International

Nightlife

Nightlife at Mijas

Mijas offers a large selection of restaurants and bars, you can find Bingo nights, quiz evenings and Karaoke during the evenings however if you are looking for a more lively night out or to hit the clubs you are better off heading to the nearby resort Fuengirola.

Shops & Facilities

Speciality of the area

  • Clothing

General Services

  • Tourist information
  • Foreign exchange
  • ATM's

Food Shopping

  • Baker
  • Mini market
  • Supermarket

Healthcare

  • Pharmacy
  • Doctor / Clinic

High Street

  • Boutiques
  • Jewellery
  • International clothing

Beauty

  • Beauty salon
  • Hairdresser
  • Manicurist / Pedicurist

Excursions and Places of Interest

Excursions and Places of interest at Mijas

Botanical gardens

La Muralla Gardens

La Muralla park and botanical gardens incorporate the old defensive walls of the town in their design. They’re located beside the Mijas bullring and offer a superb vantage point from which to admire spectacular coastal views. The 16th century Church of the Immaculate Conception is nearby and there are numerous shrines dotted about the village.

Attraction parks

Bioparc Fuengirola

Representing a new concept of zoo, the Bioparc emphasises respect for nature and the preservation of species by recreating the natural habitats from various eco-systems around the world and encouraging the animals to live side-by-side. It’s known as an ‘immersion zoo’ where visitors can take a guided walk right through tropical woodland and discover the interaction between animals as well as learning about the environment. Open daily throughout the year, the park is in the centre of Fuengirola just a 10 minute drive from Mijas.

Water Parks

Parque Acuatico Mijas

The largest water park on the Costa del Sol, Aquamijas is designed for pure fun in the sun, with a huge variety of pools offering everything from rolling waves to relaxing lagoons. There are waterslides of every shape and size to suit thrill-seekers of all ages as well as plenty of sunbathing areas, a bar and a restaurant. The park is generally open from May to September.

Museums

Wine museum

The wine museum in Mijas specializes in the selection of wines to accompany different foods. Besides learning about the variety of grapes across Spain’s winegrowing regions, there’s an opportunity to sample from an extensive list including cava, red, white and rosé wines accompanied by carefully selected and prepared gourmet taster dishes.

Other Places of interest

Mijas bullring

Inaugurated in 1900, the unusual oval-shaped Mijas Bullring has played host to some of Spain’s most renowned bullfighters over the years, some of whom are commemorated on the tiles lining the walls. Bullfights still take place here during the summer months. There’s also a small bullfighting museum to convey the art and history of the bullfight.

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