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Mijas Golf Courses
Mijas is situated 30 km. from Malaga, facing the southwest of the Costa del Sol. Considered within Andalusian type of White Villages, the city center of the village it's up on the mountain at 430 meters above sea level and it extends along the Mediterranean coast line along 12 kilometers, the municipality divided into crowded areas or sub-cores, which are located between La Cala de Mijas and Calahonda urbanization, El Faro and El Chaparral and other nuclei and scattered are: Las Lagunas located between Fuengirola and Mijas village, this area holds the town industrial area and rural areas as Osunilla, Valtocado, Entrerrios and Alquería.
Mijas town boundaries; Fuengirola, Alhaurín El Grande, Coín, Ojén, Marbella, Benalmádena and Alhaurín de la Torre.
Mijas has a population of 79,262 inhabitants, according to latest information obtained through the City Town Hall of Mijas, up dated figures shows a different number of residents in the area, varying according different seasons, from January to June over 100,000 inhabitants and July to October / November 195 000 which 75% are from the European Union, being British the higher percentage of residents.
Mijas climate is enviable as the proximity of the Mediterranean Sea, the average annual temperature is 18 º Celsius, its enjoying 2920 hours of sunshine a year.
Mijas like Estepona and Marbella as well as other provincial localities stained a very high economic activity as a result of tourism sector, focusing on these three municipalities more than 50% of hotel deals on the Costa del Sol.
The gastronomy of the area is similar to all others Malaga coast line locations offer, highlighting some main soups local cuisine dishes as the gazpachuelo, salmorejo and cachorreñas soup.
Despite its location Mijas village has good communication by road from the coast, the ascent to the town center has access through the N-340 and the motorway E15 - A7 exit to the A387 to Alhaurín Fuengirola-Mijas-the Grande and from the inside, the road of Benalmádena, Mijas A368.
Interurban Line Transport
|M112 ||Malaga / Mijas|
|M114 ||Mijas / Teatinos|
|M121 ||Torremolinos / Benalmadena|
|M122 ||Fuengirola / Mijas|
|M127 ||Las Lagunas / Estación de Autobuses|
|M220 ||Fuengirola / Marbella|
|M221 ||Fuengirola / Coin|
|M320 ||Málaga Marbella|
The municipality of Mijas is promoting Golf tourism in the area as a priority is to develop Mijas Golf Valley, enhancing local offers supply for the practice of this sport.
Among the improvements of access to the golf courses, and well sign posted to make easy for visitors. This promotional exercise in conjunction with the administrations management companies of the 13 clubs in the municipality, reinforces the supply making it very attractive, Mijas it has become the largest municipality in Spain with these characteristics.