The charming village of Mijas is often separated into two distinct areas – Mijas Pueblo, which sits amongst the Sierra Mijas Mountains four hundred and twenty eight metres above sea level, and Mijas Costa, which refers to the coastal resort further down the mountain. Mijas retains a strong sense of tradition and has an atmosphere of Spanish culture that can be seen everywhere, from the tiny cobbled streets to the dinner plates of the fine restaurants serving authentic Spanish cuisine that dot the hillside.
Quaint and quintessentially Spanish, Mijas holidays really will touch your heart with its charm. Whether you want a week just relaxing in the sun or to spend your time perfecting your golf swing, holidays to Mijas are ideal!
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Whilst the climate in Mijas is unmistakably Mediterranean, it enjoys mild summers due to its elevation and proximity to the shelter of the mountains. Mijas enjoys peak temperatures of around 28° Celsius in August - perfect conditions to work up a healthy tan.
Mijas sits amidst rugged hills and the craggy Sierra Mijas Mountains, offering splendid views and an agreeable climate. Located higher up above the coast, you are afforded spectacular views of the Costa del Sol.
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The primary attraction for Mijas holidays is the unspoiled sense of tradition that is evident everywhere, from the relaxed, laid-back attitudes of the locals to the delightful food and stunning natural beauty of the region. Mijas two outstanding golf courses nearby, Los Olivos and Los Lagos – perfect for lazy days on the green. The local council welcomes visitors, and offer guided walks and hikes of the rugged countryside through its Foreigners Department.
Unmistakably Spanish, Mijas enjoys life at a slower pace, and this can be seen in the faces and attitudes of the locals. Whilst the village and resort welcome visitors, Mijas manages to retain much of its authenticity and offers visitors a genuinely Spanish experience. Many fiestas are held year-round, especially near harvest time and coinciding with major religious festivals, all with a local flavor.
Holidays to Mijas are ideal to relax and sample the simple pace of traditional Spanish life, and as such the nightlife consists primarily of small, intimate tapas bars and restaurants with many offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Think gentle Spanish guitars, serenading you as you sip a delicate glass of wine from the local vineyards – exquisite!
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Mijas offers a traditional side of Spain not often seen or experienced. From the charm of the traditional white buildings to the smiles of the locals, Mijas really does feel like a village that time forgot.
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