The municipality of Mijas consists of Mijas Costa, La Cala de Mijas, Mijas Pueblo and Las Lagunas.
Mijas Pueblo, from Pueblo blanco, the “white village”, is a picturesque and traditional Andalusian mountain village known for it’s whitewashed houses. The charming village at 428 meters above sea level is built on a rocky plateau against the mountains and offers spectacular views over the mountains, sea and surrounding villages in several places and the center is virtually car-free. You will find many authentic shops, restaurants and tapas bars.
It is super fun to be there!
La Cala de Mijas
La Cala de Mijas is one of the fishing villages located on the Costa del Sol, in the province of Malaga. A charming village with a renovated tower, a pleasant village atmosphere and lots of appearances. A popular seaside town with many good restaurants, shops, pharmacies and “chiringuitos” (beach bars), located between Fuengirola and Marbella.
It is very quiet, not completely overloaded with tourists, but you will find everything you need, a beautiful beach and not far away are larger cities with a bit more action.
Every Wednesday and Saturday there is a pleasant market (from 10am / 2pm), easy to reach by bus and only ten minutes away.
On Sunday you can go to the Mijas for a second-hand market, this starts from 9 am / 2 pm
You can stroll along the many stands of a refreshing drink on one of the many terraces.
Very easy to reach by public transport.
Ronda is a white Andalusian city built on top of a rock, obviously with the intention of defending itself.
It is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Andalusia and is definitely worth a visit!
Thanks to its unique location, the magnificent panoramic views, the city of Ronda charms all its visitors. It is not for nothing that famous writers such as Ernest Hemingway have fallen in love with this old town. The romantic atmosphere attracts visitors from all over the world, who daily enjoy this picturesque town and its renowned gorge, Puente Nuevo.
It is ideal for walking around, along narrow streets and nice tapas bars.
Fuengirola, like many other towns in Andalusia, is originally a fishing village. Nowadays it is a seaside resort with a beautiful boulevard of more than 8 kilometers (shopping pleasure). The center of Fuengirola exudes cosiness with the narrow streets and it is an ideal place full of nice shops and restaurants. The pleasant and traditional Spanish energy can be found at every corner.
One of the attractions of Fuengirola is the largest outdoor market on the coast on Tuesday!
This market is located on the Feria site and you can find clothes, food and local products. Besides the Tuesday market, there is also a flea market “Los Boliches” on Saturday.
Malaga (where the airport is) the second largest city in Andalusia, is only a 30 minute drive from our Casa Flora.
Whether you like shopping, good food, the beach or the culture, Malaga has it all!
The many authentic tapas bars are scattered here in the beautiful Malaga.
In the city there are also many museums and monuments.
In addition, various festivals are held throughout the year.
Marbella is a fashionable seaside resort, located between Fuengirola and Estepona, and 14 km from our Casa Flora, also very easy to reach by public transport.
The historic old part with a maze of narrow streets is definitely worth a visit!
The central Alameda park lined with lots of Dali sculptures connects the old town with the seafront via Avenida del Mar (the seafront promenade)
Puerto Banus, is one of the most popular marinas where some of the world’s largest private yachts and boats are located, as well as numerous luxury boutiques, restaurants and bars overlooking the marina. In the high season, celebrity spotting is a habit because many of those people drink wine and dine in Puerto Banus.
Scattered throughout the city, there are also a number of locations and structures to discover.
Walk from Casa Flora along a wooden footbridge, which serves as a beach promenade, all the way to Marbella along the most beautiful Spanish beaches (4 km).
Granada is a wonderful city to visit. It is built on 3 hills: the Alhambra, the Albaicín and the Sacromonte, and is dominated by the beautiful snow peaks of the Sierra Nevada. The biggest eye-catcher, of course, is the Alhambra. But beyond this beautiful building there is much more to see and visit!
The old Albaicin district is lively and delightful to walk through with white houses and its maze of streets. The new city is the center of the city. Here are the beautiful wide avenues with chic shops. In the Sacromonto district it is bustling with flamenco cafes and cave houses. The atmosphere in Granada is more popular than in Córdoba or Seville.