Destination guide

Coastal retreat in Mijas Costa holiday lettings

Mijas Costa is a beautiful stretch of coastline between Fuengirola and Marbella in Malaga, Spain. This vibrant area is known for its picturesque beaches and azure waters that are an oasis for beachgoers. Whether you’re travelling with family, your loved one or on your own, you’ll find boundless opportunities for fun and adventure with Mijas Costa holiday lettings.

Things to do

Things to do near Mijas Costa holiday homes

Whatever your tastes, you’ll find many intriguing attractions and points of interest near Mijas Costa holiday homes for a memorable experience. Bioparc Fuengirola, a zoo with animals and birds in naturalistic settings, and Aquamijas, a water park with a wave pool, slides and kid’s play area, are great for families. The Sohail Castle, a 10th-century castle with imposing walls and dramatic towers that routinely hosts open-air concerts, and the Sould Park Fuengirola, a modest amusement park with games, rides and amusements focused on a younger audience, are two must-see attractions. You could also explore the Fuengirola Street Market, an open-air market with unique gifts and finds.


Activities and attractions in Mijas Costa

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Mijas Costa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Miraflores Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • El Chaparral Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Calanova Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • La Siesta Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Santana Golf and Country Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Cabopino Golf Marbella (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Mijas Costa holiday homes

Mijas Costa is the ideal retreat for outdoor adventurers, due to its beautiful coastline and array of water and land activities. The blue waters near Mijas Costa beaches are perfect for water sports like kayaking, canoeing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, waterskiing and wakeboarding. For those looking for some thrills, gorge walking, canyoning, caving, zip lining, hiking, paragliding and bungee jumping are popular activities. You could also play a few rounds of golf, angle in the water or watch for wildlife, all within reach of your holiday rental.


Seasonal weather in Mijas Costa

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mijas Costa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mijas Costa is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • La Luna-Royale Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • La Luna Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Calahonda Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • El Castillo Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Cabopino Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Fuengirola Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)

Best beaches near Mijas Costa holiday cottages

The pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters near Mijas Costa are among its biggest draws. Holiday homes are available near beaches like Playa de Los Boliches, a popular sandy beach with a promenade, equipment rentals and recreation areas, and Playa de San Francisco, a quiet beach with native wildlife and a laid-back atmosphere. Other must-visit beaches are Playa Del Castillo, a swimming beach that’s popular for picnics, recreation and boating, and Playa Para Perros, a secluded beach with a rocky backdrop and strong winds for water sports.

How to get there

Transport to and around Mijas Costa

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample delicacies in Mijas Costa

Mijas Costa has a rich variety of dishes and flavours that come from both the sea and the mountains. Inland recipes, such as hearty stews and meat with potatoes, meet with classic sea fare to create a unique food culture. The traditional Malaga salad, migas, fresh greens, porra, and almond-based soup are the staples of the Mijas Costa restaurants. Try out these distinctive dishes near your holiday rental and experience the gastronomic culture of Mijas Costa.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mijas Costa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,591 holiday lettings around Mijas Costa. From 541 villas to 2,423 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Mijas Costa?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said everyone ever. Find the right shared setting for your crew and you'll be well on your way to basking in beachy bliss! HomeAway has 1,340 beachside holiday rentals. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 1,325 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 999 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 525 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Mijas Costa?

There's something really cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a lofty view you're after or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment could be the ideal choice. HomeAway has 2,457 for you to choose from here. If you get in soon, you could be spending as little as £13 per night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Villa: 540 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • House: 435 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.
  • Condo: 73 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.

Can I stay in Mijas Costa in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful trip is catching up with friends and family in a fantastic new place. If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you. 714 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. At the moment, they're the top option here for large groups. Around this area, the holiday rentals that can accommodate large groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 1,020 rental properties appropriate for that size. Book a night from just £43.
  • If you've got 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 336 rental properties perfect. You can book one for as little as £43 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 8? We have 303 properties for rent that will be ideal. Prices start from £65 a night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Mijas Costa.

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