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The exquisite town of Mijas truly captures the fascinating story of the Costa del Sol. Originally a quiet village, it's now one of the richest towns in the province.

Since finding favour with perceptive bohemian writers and artists in the 1950s and '60s, Mijas has since expanded across the surrounding hills and all the way down to the coast, yet it's managed to retain the traditional charm of the original pueblo (village).

Panoramic Villas are proud to offer both private villas and apartment rentals to suit all budgets. Many of our holiday villas are in walking distance of Mijas Pueblo and just minutes drive to a range of local amenities and the Blue Flag Beaches of this wonderful coast.

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Holiday Rentals in Mijas

The village of Mijas is one of the oldest settlements in Spain, having existed for centuries. This has been confirmed by findings near Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepci, which is often referred to as La Inmaculada. The village church dates back to the 18th century, but going further back, the Romans used Mijas as a commercial and trading centre. Renting a villa in Mijas will allow you to explore more and feel the traditional ambience that Mijas exudes.

Our fabulous range of Mijas holiday rentals are in a number of prime locations, allowing visitors the opportunity to soak up the beauty of the area, which is set on a hillside with some stunning views across the Mediterranean Sea. The whitewashed town lies partway between Malaga and Marbella.

Along with its fine tradition and history, Mijas is the perfect destination for those looking for relaxation and some peace and quiet, yet it is still close enough to all the modern amenities that might be required.

Each of our beautiful rentals in Mijas can be found in a great location, approximately 15 minutes\' drive from the Mediterranean and the famous Blue Flag beaches of Mijas Costa. A top selection of bars, supermarkets and restaurants is close by too.

The majority of our Mijas rentals give guests access to a private pool. Depending on your holiday preferences - whether you are embarking on a cultural trip, a romantic break or a holiday with your family or a group of friends - there is everything from contemporary one and two bedroom villas all the way through to large Mijas villas with plenty of room for large travelling groups.

We are sure our Mijas Rentals offer all you need for your visit to the Costa del Sol. Start searching now to find exactly what you\'ve been looking for. You\'ll certainly be spoilt for choice when you check out our villas in Mijas to rent as well as in other neighbouring resorts such as Marbella, Estepona, Fuengirola, Calahonda, Benalmadena, La Cala de Mijas and the Riviera del Sol.

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Information on Mijas

An Introduction to Mijas, Spain

The Andalusian municipality of Mijas, a beautiful village in the Province of Málaga, is in the western area of the Costa del Sol and is the ideal holiday destination offering something for everyone. Whether you are ready for a peaceful holiday in the sun or would like to explore the village of Mijas and other surrounding areas, Mijas Pueblo is steeped in culture and history, with a coastline stretching 12 kilometres and featuring award winning Blue Flag Spanish beaches.

The activities found in Mijas include everything from horse riding to theme parks with everything in-between. If you’re looking for villas in Mijas then you won’t be disappointed. It’s surrounded with impressive apartments and villas for holiday makers from all walks of life.

A History of Mijas

Located on the South-Eastern coast of Spain, there are records of Mijas that date back to the second century AD. This rich history means Mijas has a wealth of historical sites to visit, including the Museo de las Torres Vigçías, the Casa Museo, the Virgen de la Peña, and so much more. Venture out from your private accommodation in Mijas to explore this town’s fascinating past.

Things to do in Mijas

On top of Mijas’ deep history and incredible beaches, there is Mijas Pueblo a hillside allowing you truly stunning views of the whitewash apartments & villas of Mijas. The town and its locals are tourist-friendly, offering up a huge array of independent shops, tapas bars, and restaurants, rising up from the cobbled streets.

If sun is what you’re looking for, head down to Mijas town square to enjoy lunch in its sun trap. Or, there are miles upon miles of trails throughout the local area, allowing hikers to hit the road and enjoy the Costa del Sol’s beauty. And, if you’re taking the kids along with you, you can rest assured they won’t get bored at the Mijas Aqua Park, one of the most popular Spanish attractions!

Here are our 5 top points of interest in Mijas for all to enjoy:

  1. Mayan Monkey Mijas - the name is as cool as it sounds! Discover Mijas' very own chocolate factory, cacao museum and happiness lab all in one place. Watch chocolate being made from scratch or take a tour of the museum and learn about the history of chocolate - with a few tasters in between!

  2. Burro Taxis -Mijas is world famous for its "Burro Taxi’s" aka donkey rides around the village. Enjoy the local sites and sounds and be part of a cultural tradition via this unique form of transport. Hop on and off to explore local shops, traditional bars and restaurants.

  3. Muralla Gardens - set in the grounds of the old fortress, these spectacular gardens creates the perfect setting for a wander and to take in the views of Mijas village and down to the Costa del Sol. The place to go for the most picturesque views of Cuesta de la Villa where you can see all the way to Morocco on a good day.

  4. Artesania de España - go on the hunt for the most traditional holiday souvenirs you can find at this cute artisan shop, selling beautiful Spanish ceramics, in Calle Malaga. Local craftspeople can create and sell their own ceramics in the shop and so you'll definitely find a colourful selection of eclectic pots to choose from.

  5. La Pampa - explore the tastes traditional Spanish cuisine at La Pampa serving plates to share (raciones) and the best tapas around. This communal space is a great place to socialise and eat the Spanish way, whilst a modern twist on the traditional making has been thrown in to the mix.

The Top 5 Beaches in Mijas

Mijas boasts some of the nicest beaches on the Costa del Sol, and in Spain in our opinion. In no particular order, here are the top 5 beaches to visit in Mijas:

  1. Calahonda - very popular beach perfect for the entire family catering for sunbathers, scuba divers and fishermen. It is a straight line beach with light sand stretching 4,500 meters long and 25 meters wide.

  2. Torrevieja - also known as Butiplaya, this Blue Flag beach is famous for its high level of cleanliness, safety and excellent facilities. A popular spot for jet skiing, water-skiing and other marine activities.

  3. Playa La Cala de Mijas - cute semi-urban beach in both summer and winter months, with a fascinating promenade and plenty of beach bars and restaurants to choose from. Extremely popular during the summer months.

  4. El Cabo Rocoso - pleasant beach for morning walks any time of year and is also the go-to for snorkelling, surfing and underwater swimming. This rocky beach is defined by the ancient watchtower which marks the border between Calahonda and La Cala.

  5. Playa de la Campana - south facing sandy beach and is perfect for hiring a beach bed and enjoying the sunshine in peace and quiet. Well respected for it's high levels of cleanliness.

Mijas Weather

The Costa del Sol is well known for its pleasant temperatures, and Mijas is no different. The Mediterranean climate is a joy during the summer months from May until the end of September. In the off periods, it isn’t quite the same heat, but it’s a town you can expect to enjoy nice weather all year round.

Mijas Travel Information

Mijas is situated just a quick 20 minutes drive from Malaga Airport by car, with the route well sign posted, making finding the town a breeze. Hire cars and taxis are in abundance throughout the Costa del Sol, but we recommend an airport transfer for the most cost effective way to arrive at your Mijas villa. Head here if you’re on the hunt for a great Mijas transfer.

When you arrive in Mijas the traditional and popular way to get around in a carriage pulled by Mijas donkeys. All the local drivers are more than happy to help you find the best places to chow down or to sit back with a refreshing drink, too.

Accommodation in Mijas

Here at Panoramic Villas, we are proud to offer charmingMijas villas to rent and can accommodate groups of all sizes. Our stunning villa rentals also include a host of amenities and luxuries including:

  • Outdoor swimming pool

  • Private pool

  • Hot tub

  • Pool table

  • Table tennis

  • Gym

  • Private dining area with BBQ

  • Air conditioning

  • High speed WIFI

  • High quality entertainment system

  • Washing machine

Whether you're seeking beautiful mountain views, glistening sea view, a great location near the beach, a relaxing swim in a private pool or an inviting hot tub to jump into each morning, our wide range of family Mijas villas available has something for every holiday goer.

We also present a number of other luxury villa rentals in popular villa holiday destinations on the Costa del Sol, including:

Please feel free to browse our villas and for any additional information or questions you may have about our holiday rentals, contact us for more information.

Want to learn more about Mijas? You can visit our detailed guide on the area, where to eat and what to do.

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