Mijas is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia southern Spain. It is situated in the southwestern coast of Spain. Mijas belongs to the comarca of Costa del Sol Occidental. It is a typically Andalusian white-washed village located at a mountain side about 450 m above mean sea level, in the heart of the Costa del Sol region. There are some local history museums and many souvenir shops, Mijas also has seven golf courses (four more are under construction) including La Cala Resort, the biggest golf resort in Spain.
The municipality includes:
Mijas Pueblo (the hillside village)
Mijas Costa (main commercial and residential area adjacent to (but not strictly part of) Fuengirola
La Cala de Mijas (separate village and small resort by the sea to the west)
Las Lagunas (largely suburban and mixed commercial to the north of Fuengirola).
Economy is mostly based on tourism. Agricultural produces include potatoes, cereals and avocado