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What to see in Mijas: discover this town in Málaga with your hire car


When your plain lands at Málaga Airport, you can pick up your hire car and explore the entire province of Málaga to discover all those special little spots that shouldn’t be missed.  

One essential place to visit in the Costa del Sol is the town of Mijas.With its white houses, patios and streets full of plants and flowerpots, Mijas offers all the charm that this area is known for.  

The mild warm weather in Mijas, which is common to the whole of Málaga, is just one more factor that will make the journey in your rental car that bit more relaxing and rewarding.  

Would you like to know what to see and do in Mijas? At Record go Rent a car, we’ll tell you about all the essential places that you shouldn’t miss. And this is with the flexibility, safety and comfort of exploring Málaga with your own vehicle,at your own pace and in the company of whoever you like!  


Beginning of the journey: the essential places that you should visit in Mijas  


  • Mijas town centre

Plaza Virgen de la Peña is home to one of the most beloved symbols in Mijas. This bronze statue of a donkey is the emblem of the plaza and pays homage to one of the town’s most beloved animals.  


  • El Paseo de la Muralla

This is something you cannot miss.This journey will take you over the precipice of the rock that the town is sat on, and you will find a number of viewpoints and balconies that offer the most spectacular views of the whole of Mijas.  


  • The Ermita del Calvario

If you weren’t satisfied by the previous walk, you can keep climbing to reach the highest point of the town, where you can enjoy some more views that are just as incredible, and also experience all of the relaxation and peace that the Carmelite Monks were looking for when they founded the Ermita del Calvario and made it into a meditation retreat.  


And if this walk along a trail full of pine trees and beautiful nature fills you with energy and the desire to see more, there are many other interesting places left to visit, such as the Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, a church built on an ancient mosque in the 14th century, or the Plaza de Toros de Mijas, the only oval-shaped plaza in the whole of Spain.  


What to see and do around Mijas and its surrounding areas  


If you’re visiting with a rental car, you can take advantage of this to visit many of the areas surrounding Mijas. The Sierra de la Alpujarra, the trail up to Pico de Mijas and all the natural walkways between Costa del Sol and Valle del Guadalhorce are all places to help you explore the entire western area of the province of Málaga.

Exploring Málaga at your own pace, with all the peace of mind provided by travelling in a car, will give you an unforgettable experience in this area of the Costa del Sol, one which you will want to relive again and again. So what are you waiting for? Book your car now and come visit!  

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