Mijas: You can have it all
The area of Mijas, located in the municipality of Malaga, is steeped in a lengthy Spanish history, with Mijas pueblo well known for its strong stand when under siege from the Moors. Mijas is split into four main areas:
La Cala de Mijas
Each part of the revered region has its own offering. For foreigners there are many tourist sites such as the old bullring, the medieval church and the donkey taxis that are used to combat the steep, winding hills of Mijas Pueblo’s streets. The exquisite, classic white architecture is also a draw complementing the vast array of fauna and flora that appears on the Spanish hillside in the spring. The multi-cultural night life and shopping on offer towards the coast satisfies those looking for a little more exuberance with a wide array of bars and chiringuitos as well as both global superstores along with elegant local boutiques
The atmosphere in Mijas is very mixed, with something for everyone. If you are looking to relax dine at one of its many chiringuitos and sip wines from the region or for more family thrills head to the coasts renowned Mijas Water Park: AquaMijas where thrills and spills aplenty are promised, with memories made, sure to last a lifetime.
Malaga Airport, Fuengirola, Torremolinos and Malaga city are all located just a short distance to the East of Mijas, with Marbella and Estepona only a short drive to the West. The location of Mijas offers easy access to the very best of the Costa del Sol whilst also having all the local amenities you could ask for on your doorstep.
Property prices in Mijas are far less than the those of Marbella, with an average price of €2,321 per m2 meaning on that a 2 bed-room apartment of 100m2 will roughly set you back about €233,000.