Destination guide

The beachside setting of Mijas is ready to explore

The beaches and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Mijas. This romantic city is known for its sporting events, shopping and restaurants. Malaga Cathedral and Malaga Amphitheatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Mijas

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Mijas a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mijas Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Alhaurin Golf Resort (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lauro Golf (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Parque Acuatico Mijas (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bioparc Fuengirola (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Fuengirola Adventure Golf (4.4 mi / 7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Mijas

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 93°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mijas

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mijas. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Torreblanca Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Roman Archaeological Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Las Gaviotas Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Carvajal Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Butterfly Park of Benalmadena (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Los Boliches Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mijas

The nearest airport is in Malaga (AGP), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Mijas?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 6,718 vacation rentals near Mijas. From 974 Villas to 749 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mijas for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mijas?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mijas:

  • La Cala de Mijas: 1,367 vacation rentals
  • Calahonda: 1,685 vacation rentals
  • Marbella City Centre: 460 vacation rentals
  • San Pedro de Alcántara: 292 vacation rentals
  • Carihuela: 839 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mijas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mijas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Miraflores Golf Club: 8,717 vacation rentals
  • Mijas Golf Course: 9,660 vacation rentals
  • Calanova Golf Club: 8,849 vacation rentals
  • El Chaparral Golf Club: 8,655 vacation rentals
  • La Cala Golf: 2,756 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mijas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Mijas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 974 Villas in Mijas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mijas include:

  • Houses: 749 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 4,531 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 149 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mijas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,199 vacation rentals with pool available in Mijas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Mijas

    13,137 vacation rentals
    7,206 vacation rentals
    5,775 vacation rentals
    5,326 vacation rentals
    5,456 vacation rentals
    4,627 vacation rentals
    655 vacation rentals
    934 vacation rentals
    2,464 vacation rentals
    5,198 vacation rentals
    652 vacation rentals
    Alhaurín el Grande
    564 vacation rentals
    Alhaurín de la Torre
    672 vacation rentals
    598 vacation rentals
    El Faro
    4,846 vacation rentals
    129 vacation rentals
    2,885 vacation rentals
    Arroyo de la Miel
    4,034 vacation rentals
    4,503 vacation rentals
    4,833 vacation rentals