Exploring Mijas

Hiring a car whilst on holiday in Mijas is a wise decision. If you are staying on Mijas Costa you will wish you had a car to get you out and about and up to Mijas villages which is perched in the hills.


If you are staying in Mijas Village you will wish you had a car to get you down the mountains to the beaches and the shops and seafront promenade at Fuengirola. With steep gradients a Mijas hire car will make life easier for you on holiday.

If you have kids the main attractions and things to keep them amused are to be found in Fuengirola, Torremolinos and Benalmadena. There is also a great theme park, Selwo Safari Park about a 50 km drive away near Estepona. In Fuengirola you will find Bioparc, in Benalmádena you will find Selwo Marina, Sea Life and the cable cars, and in Torremolinos you will find the wáter park and the crocodile park.

If you don’t have kids and fancy doing a few day trips then you could easily drive up to the wonderful City of Granada. The drive from Mijas to Granada will take a good 90 minutes but once there you will be able to sample the flavour of a real Spanish City and visit one of the worlds top sightseeing destinations, La Alhambra Palaces. Remember to reserve your tickets in advance.

If you are visiting Mijas during the winter months then you could even drive up into the Sierra Nevada mountains that are just behind Granada and visit Europe’s southern most ski resort.

Within easy reach of Mijas are Marbella and Puerto Banus. Puerto Banus is renowned for its large yachts and hectic nightlife, Marbella for its sense of style.

Helle Hollis has a local branch office in Fuengirola next to the port.  You can pick up your hire car from the branch office or when you arrive to Malaga airport.