Mijas

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Aina Prat Blasi
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The enchanting white village of Mijas, with narrow, winding streets, dazzling white houses, breathtaking views and living Andalusian traditions, it is located in the lowlands of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range about 8 kilometers from Fuengirola. Mijas is one of the most beautiful residential areas of the Costa del Sol and is made up of three very different areas: Mijas Pueblo, the hilltop village 428 meters above sea level, Mijas Costa, the adjacent commercial and residential settlement, and La Cala de Mijas, a 12-kilometer stretch where small villages run by the sea.



Panorama of the white village of Mijas

To see theHermitage of the Virgin of the Rock, hidden in a corner of the village, built on a rocky spur by the Mercedari monks in 1520, the interesting Mijas Museum where you can admire and relive the Costa del Sol before the great tourist development of the 50s and the habits and history of its inhabitants, and the oval-shaped Plaza de Toros, inaugurated in 1900 and still used for bullfights.



The province of Malaga is considered the European capital of golf and Mijas is a true paradise. The Mijas Los Lagos golf course it is the larger of the two in this area: the course has gentle slopes, wide fairways and 9 lakes.

Malaga airport is 25 minutes away by car.

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