A Special Town
Mijas is one of the few towns in Costa del Sol that maintains its physiognomy and idiosyncrasy despite the touristic boom from the fifties. To walk in Mijas is to do a route through the Andalucía of the “Álvarez Quintero”…white houses, facades with flowerpots, patios with flowers and even “donkey-taxis” that allow you to get to know the streets and corners of this pretty town.
It used to be called “Tamisa”, in the times of Roman occupation, and it had an increasing commerce, since it was part of the Vía Apia that joined Málaga with Cádiz. They also contributed to the construction of its orchards and terraces, and of its first vineyards.