Urbanization of Mijas
Yesterday tiny fishing village, today modern area with Andalusian traditions
Welcome to Mijas, lovely Andalusian area on Costa del Sol, situated between Marbella and Fuengirola, with 12 kilometers of magnificent coastline. Located close to the sea and mountains known as Sierra de Mijas, it is a perfect place to enjoy with your family and friends. Mijas municipal district has 3 different areas:
1. Mijas Pueblo (Andalucian White Village)
Situated in the hillside, this small typical and whitewashed Andalucian houses will provide unforgettable sea and mountain views, since the village is at 400 meters above sea level. It attracts tourists from all over the world, who enjoy the hospitality, gastronomy and kindness of the people. There is special taxi service, named The Donkey Taxi, has become a symbol and icon of Mijas Pueblo. Also very popular are The Mijas Bullring, Antique Arab wall and Gardens, Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory, Sanctuary of the Virgin of the rock etc… If you are fan of hiking you can not miss the Red Trail of Mijas.
2. Mijas Costa (covering 12 kilometres of resorts along the coast including La Cala de Mijas)
Mijas Costa is a part of Mijas area and it is composed of La Cala de Mijas (town) and 2 urbanizations Riviera del Sol and Calahonda. It has everything that is needed for calm and lazy vacation, since the most of the apartments are close to amenities and close to the beach. There are also some modern and beachside villas with swimming pools and some of them are with spectacular sea views. Although you prefer to travel by car, you do not need them for this place. Apart from shops, bars, restaurants, there are also sports centers as well as golf courses.
La Cala de Mijas - the new place to be with walking distance to the beach
Represents a set of newly built villas and modern apartments with the charming Andalucian village on the beach side. It is perfect for people who like seaside atmosphere but also for those who like to be close to amenities. Moreover, most of the properties are with walking distance to the beach with restaurants and bars (Chiringuito), so you can enjoy stunning sea views. There is a wide assortment of services, such as schools, health centers, shops, supermarkets etc… Finally, La Cala de Mijas is an exceptional location since there are many golf courses: La Cala Golf, Mijas Golf, Santana Golf, El Chapparral etc…
What makes La Cala de Mijas to stand out, is fabulous coastal path, seafront natural promenade where you can run, bike or take a walk along the coast where are many beachfront villas and apartments with easy access to the beach. However, the most visited beaches are Playa La Cala de Mijas, El Bombo, Butiplaya, Calahonda, El Faro, El Cabo Rocoso, Playa del Chaparal. If you are a nightlife enthusiast then you should visit Smugglers Inn, Retro – La Cala or Legends Bar La Cala.
Riviera del Sol
Urbanization close to golf and and leisure facilities with good transport service to other urbanizations and towns along this coastline. There is not so much crowd on the beach and you can spend your day drinking popular Tinto de Verano in chiringuito, famous Spanish beach restaurant. Moreover, if you still want to spend your day shopping, visit La Canada shopping center with almost 200 stores. Next to Riviera del Sol is Miraflores urbanization including Miraflores Golf Club with numerous golf courses. There is also popular park, Princess Diana Park, and gardens as well as many other things that make Riviera del Sol attractive.
Although Calahonda is characterized as a new development, it still has rural flavour and rustic fashion with coastal lifestyle. There is a large number of green areas, so the place is very suitable for children, also many apartments and villas are close to the schools. Calahonda beach is situated between Port of Cabopino and the beach of El Bombo. Also there are many villas and apartments close to the beach, since walking down to it is really easy. Sports activities are another advantage, as there is a large number of golf and tennis courts around urbanization itself. Moreover, Calahonda is a place with all amenities in one hand, such as bars, restaurants, health care centers, shops, etc…
3. Las Lagunas
It is a commercial area with local small industry.