Mijas can be split into two main areas, Mijas Costa and Mijas Pueblo. Mijas Costa is popular among tourists and has a large English population, it is here that you will find the town’s beaches and more hotel and apartment rental opportunities. Mijas Pueblo is the original old town of Mijas and boasts authentic Andalucian town houses, colourfully decorated with flora
What to do in Mijas
The Virgen de la Peña hermitage
The shrine of the Virgen of the Rock was excavated in the rock by hand by a Carmelite monk. The image of the patron saint of Mijas, the Virgin de La Peña, can be admired here. From the viewpoint next to the shrine a wide range of Mediterranean coast, including the African coast can be seen on a clear day.