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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Mijas?
If your trip to Mijas is all sorted out but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Las Gaviotas Beach. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have some space on that travel schedule, Ermita de la Virgende la Pena and Museo del Vino de Mijas will keep you on the go too.
What are the best road trip destinations near Mijas?
If you’re after a day-trip destination, we’ve got some suggestions. Sitting 45 miles away, Playa Carabeillo is worth hopping in the car for. Nerja Beach, Balcon de Europa and Nerja Caves alone make the drive out worthwhile. Locals will also probably point you toward Playa de La Araña, 19 miles away. If you can only find time for one thing here, let it be Alcazaba. (But we’d also highly recommend Málaga Cathedral and Gibralfaro Castle.)
Where are the best beaches near Mijas?
Mijas is home to some picturesque coastal areas, and what better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your own rental car. See what treasures you can find sprinkled on the shore at one of these awesome beaches:

  • Las Gaviotas Beach (3 miles away).
  • Carvajal Beach (3 miles away).
  • Los Boliches Beach (3 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Mijas?
If you’re eager to do some serious business networking in the convention centers of Mijas, it’d be wise to get your own set of wheels. That way, you’ll be able to go for a spin, check out the surrounding area and be sure that you’ll get to your event on time. You’ll likely be heading to one of these buildings:

  • Palace of Congresses and Exhibitions (8 miles away).
  • Trade Fair and Congress Center of Malaga (12 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Mijas?
Mijas is big. You could spend a while in this place and barely scratch the surface. If you want to take in as much as you can in this dynamic metropolis, you’ll need a rental car. Bear in mind that driving in the city often comes with tight streets and even tighter parking spaces. But don’t worry — a compact or mini car can make this a lot less daunting. If you want to put the city behind you and see the sandy shores that Mijas is renowned for, you’ll want a car with more cargo space. A mid-size or full-size SUV are perfect for scenic road trips.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Mijas?
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to head off on an epic road trip around Mijas, a spacious SUV could be the best solution. If you’re looking for a fantastic bargain and plan on doing a lot of city driving, a versatile compact is a smart pick. All you have to do is choose what’s the best fit, round up the troops, and clock up those miles.
What side of the road do they drive on in Mijas?
You have to drive on the right-hand side of the road in Mijas. Even though you may be comfortable with the traffic rules, we suggest driving a bit more cautiously in new and unfamiliar destinations.
Is it difficult to park in Mijas?
Locating a car space in Mijas isn’t too difficult. Of course, it can depend on the time and place — you may have trouble parking in the very center during busy periods.
Does Mijas have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Mijas is approximately 73,800, you won’t have a lot of difficulty with traffic congestion. That said, downtown streets are generally busier before and after work hours, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Are there speed limits in Mijas?
The residential zones in Mijas have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits usually range between 50km/h and 120km/h.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Costa del Sol Occidental?
Usually, your chosen rental car company will bill the fined amount to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local authority so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Mijas?
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Mijas, and you may even receive a fine for simply holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your attention stays on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Mijas?
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Mijas is 0.05%. If you’re planning a big night out, leave your car behind and organize a different way of getting home instead.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Mijas?
It’s illegal to turn on a red light in Mijas. When you encounter one, enjoy a mindful moment or two until the signal flicks back to green.
Are seat belts compulsory in Costa del Sol Occidental?
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts must be worn when the vehicle is in motion in Costa del Sol Occidental.