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Spend Your Vacation In Mijas - What to See and What To Do

Updated on February 23, 2017

Beautiful Mijas

Breathtaking Mijas
Breathtaking Mijas

Costa del Sol - A Wonder Place

Every year, more than six million people spend their vacation in Costa del Sol. Mijas, a beach town, is one of those places in the region, which hosts hundreds of tourists every year, in its several resorts and hotels. There are visitors of all ages and groups, who are eager to spend their time in this beautiful town.

Strategic Location
Strategic Location

Strategic Location

The town is located higher up just between the jagged mountains and the plains just below. Mijas is a well balanced city, displaying some exquisite architectural marvel in form of sugar-cube houses, which are just out of the world. Mijas offers great cultural sense too for the tourists. It is about the right balance in terms of functionality and tourist destination. It is strategically situated inland from the beautiful Fuengirola town which is easily accessible from different corners of the region. The region is quite popular among homebuyers as well as tourists.

The Perfect Tourist Destination:

Mijas is a typical tourist destination and a major attraction for teenagers and youngsters. It is considered to be a glamorous honeymoon destination too. It’s a complete thrill to watch the donkey-drawn carriages stationed in the main square – quite a rare sight in other places of the world.

Mijas has a lot to offer for tourists who visit the region. The town is often said to have a picture postcard setting, with stunning views which mesmerize the tourists as they admire the beauty of nature. Mijas however, has much more to offer than the breathtaking beauty of the region. Authentic Spanish culture, leather shops, great cuisine and friendly locals.

The town offers a beautiful laid back beauty, with its sublime climate and stunning breathtaking views. The town has a pleasant environment, wherever you choose to relax, whether it is amidst the orchestral sounds of the local or wildlife or with a luxurious glass of Rioja.

The Stunning Beach

Beautiful Beach
Beautiful Beach

Stunning Beach

Mijas offers a stunning coastline which can be seen from almost every vantage point in the town. The silence of the mountain side and the coastline on the other hand, offers a stunning view. This strategic location and the beautiful beach, makes the region, quite a favored weekend destination for local as well as other tourists who choose to visit the region. The beach is beautiful and offers a peaceful spot to bathe in the sun and enjoy the beauty of the region.

Soak In The Festivities

Mijas has several of its own festivals. If you wish to have a glimpse of the festivities and cultural heritage of Mijas, you need to visit the annual fair in the region which usually starts on 25th July. The entire region gets a new look for the festival, the place is all decked up for the fun and excitement which follows. There is a splendid opportunity to taste the traditional tapas and wines, while you enjoy dancing to the beats of local music.

Tourist Guide


Saturday nights are always different, especially during the summer months of July till August. The place turns into a venue for some great classical music and wonderful flamenco dances. The central square is the place to enjoy some great food, including some traditional items. Food and drinks available here is a great attraction for tourists as well as locals who love to spend their time in the region.

Enjoy Mijas Nightlife
Enjoy Mijas Nightlife

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