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Best Of Mountain And Sea: Where To Stay In Mijas, Spain

Liezl
Published Jul 19, 2017

In the heart of Andalucia’s Costa del Sol, the town of Mijas is endowed with perfect weather all year round. Because of this, the town is a popular summer destination in Europe. You can have the best of both worlds in Mijas: the beach life in its Las Lagunas district and the white washed mountainside village in Mijas Pueblo. When in Mijas, stay in these 10 places for a more enjoyable vacation.

1. 1. Mountainview rooms at Casa Pacifica (from 86 USD)

This Airbnb rental offers a magnificent mountain view of Mijas. It is only a 10-minute walk to the center of Pueblo Blanco or the white village of Mijas and a mere 10-minute drive to the nearest beach. Guests can also use the private pool on the premises complete with sunbeds away from the noise of town.

The house has two rooms available, and each one can comfortably sleep two adults. The house has a well-equipped kitchen if guests prefer to cook their own meals, but the hosts can also prepare lunch or dinner upon request. The surrounding area also offers some light hiking which the hosts can help you with, upon request. This rental is perfect for small families with kids older than two years or couples.

Mountainview rooms at Casa Pacifica

Price: from 86 USD

Number of Guests: up to 2 guests

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2. 2. Typical rural house in the center of Mijas (from 52 USD)

If you want to experience living like a local, stay in this typical rural house in Mijas located in the center of Pueblo Blanco. Most reviews loved this rental because of its central location and very nice atmosphere. The house’s decor is as impressive as its surrounding houses and cobblestone streets. The house has a cozy kitchen where meals can be prepared, but if guests want to eat out, restaurants are accessible on foot.

Entertainment options are a TV and the Internet. But the house’s homey feel will surely make you feel rested after a tiring day out in the sun or sea. The patio, where you can drink some coffee or cold drinks, is a welcome respite from the sun as well. Small families and couples will surely enjoy their stay here.

Typical rural house in the center of Mijas

Price: from 52 USD

Number of Guests: up to 3 guests

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3. 3. Wonderful room in a Mijas hostel (from 58 USD)

A recent guest wrote this review: “Beautiful room in a beautiful area. It’s a street away from all the hype so it isn’t noisy at all. Loved the place and the environment.”

This Airbnb rental is a room in a local hostel which is located in the mountain village. In this rental, you can still be near the center of it all but have some quiet as well. Air conditioning can be a blessing if the heat gets unbearable, and the room also has the Internet and a TV. The room can accommodate up to two adults, so it is ideal for couples or couples with a small child.

Wonderful room in Mijas hostel

Price: from 58 USD

Number of Guests: up to 2

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4. 4. TRH Mijas (from 142 USD)

TRH Mijas is one of the top picks on Booking.com for this area. A frequent guest at the hotel has this to say: “It’s a lovely hotel in a lovely village. This was our sixth time staying at Hotel Mijas and it’s as good as it ever was. Staff are friendly, rooms very clean.”

The hotel prides itself for its Andalusian style architecture and decor, from the rooms to the patios surrounding the hotel. It also has an outdoor pool with a sun lounge for those who want to soak in some sun. The beach is only a quick bus ride away, and the center of town is only five minutes on foot. Each room has its own balcony with views of the sea, the mountains or the pool area. This is a favorite hotel for couples.

TRH Mijas

Address: Tamisa, 2, 29650 Mijas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 142 USD

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5. 5. Bright and spacious rooms at Ilunion Hacienda del Sol (from 222 USD)

This hotel’s location is a big plus if you are looking for a quieter place to stay. Families will also love this place for its family rooms. The rooms are bright, spacious and tastefully decorated and also have balconies.

The hotel offers buffet breakfast and has fitness and sauna facilities as well as an outdoor pool. The restaurant serves local dishes as well, which you can enjoy al fresco. The hotel is located along the highway between Mijas and the nearby city of Fuengirola, which makes it a good jump off for your adventures beyond Mijas.

Ilunion Hacienda del Sol

Address: Carretera de Fuengirola a Mijas Km 4, 29650 Mijas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 222 USD

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6. 6. Make Casa del Sol your holiday home (from 112 USD)

A recent review says: “Perfect location and accommodation for our needs. The apartment was well appointed and Rocio provided everything we could possibly want as well as giving us helpful advice about the locality. The roof terrace was a bonus.“

This holiday home on Booking.com also features a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. And the roof terrace is a good place for some intimate outdoor dining. The house is located within the village of Mijas so walking around and checking out local restaurants and shops is easy to do. This home comfortably accommodates four people, so it is perfect for a small family or even couples.

Casa del Sol

Address: C/Coin 2B, 29650 Mijas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 112 USD

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7. 7. La Posada de Mijas (from 56 USD)

This high-rated listing on Booking.com boasts of Andalusian style apartments that are good enough for groups of up to five people. Its location makes it a perfect place to stay if you want to be in the center of it all, with easy access to the center of the village. Each apartment offers stunning views of the mountains and the sea.

Its kitchen facilities are complete enough to prepare a simple meal. WiFi internet is available as well. A recent guest writes this glowing review: “We got a panoramic view apartment, it was wonderful! Friendly owner, very clean and comfortable. Cleaning every day was perfect. Beautiful little town with the spirit of Andalusia. Hope we will back someday!”

La Posada de Mijas

Address: Coin, 47, 29650 Mijas, Spain (see map)

Price: from 56 USD

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8. 8. Beautiful villa in Mijas (from 129 USD)

Have this beautiful villa all to yourself for a fraction of the price compared to similar listings. This villa can comfortably accommodate up to four people, with its two bedrooms and two baths. Car owners will love that it has its own private parking.

While views from the bedrooms are great, nothing beats the views from the lounge area, which is located right off the dining area and kitchen. Its fully equipped kitchen will allow you to prepare your own meals if you want, which you can enjoy in the outdoor dining area. There are nearby recreation facilities such a communal pool, tennis courts and a local bar serving food and drinks.

Beautiful villa in Mijas

Price: from 129 USD

Number of Guests: up to 4

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9. 9. Large mountainside villa for big groups (from 327 USD)

If you are looking for the perfect rental for groups of up to 10 people, this private villa is great for you. Located in between Mijas and nearby Fuengirola, it is the best place for your Andalusian adventure. Your family will enjoy a dip in the private pool and sunbathing by the poolside.

Family meals can be prepared in the fully equipped kitchen or barbecue area. Its four bedrooms can sleep 10 people comfortably. The town of Mijas is only minutes away if you want to dine out, while the beach area can be reached by car or bus.

Large mountainside villa for big groups

Price: from 327 USD

Number of Guests: up to 10

See our full list of recommended Hotels in Mijas and also compare the prices with airbnbs in Mijas

10. 10. Beachfront apartment in Costa del Sol (from 85 USD)

This recent review sums up what this apartment has to offer: “Excellent apartment, very well located near the beach with a beautiful sea view from the terrace (very pleasant for breakfast). It’s very clean and nicely furnished. A car is needed to go downtown. However, some nice restaurants and a mini market are available within walking distance. The pool is very nice and few people are using it at a time with a well-kept garden. Christine, the property manager, is very helpful, sympathetic and professional. I would recommend this apartment for families with young children or teenagers, seeking for relaxing beach holiday.”

Located in an apartment complex, you will have access to the communal pool as well. With the beach only meters away, you can also enjoy some sun along the sea. The kitchen is well-equipped for meal preparations but there are a nearby restaurant and mini market as well.

Beachfront apartment in Costa del Sol

Price: from 85 USD

Number of Guests: up to 4

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Get the best of both worlds

Make your trip to Mijas more comfortable by staying in any of these places. With different types of accommodations for different travelers, you will surely not miss the many attractions that Andalucia has to offer, from the mountains to the sea.

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