Mijas is actually a municipality and incorporates the coast, which is known as Mijas Costa, as well as the inland areas including the beautiful white village of Mijas Pueblo. It is a popular area all round for tourists, but it is also home to many Spanish and expat residents.

Some of the Costa del Sol’s most famous resorts are part of Mijas Costa like Fuengirola and Calahonda, all of which are within easy reach of Malaga international airport.

Mijas village is one of the most visited inland locations in Andalucia with its whitewashed houses and winding streets. It is about 400 metres above sea level offering spectacular views out across the countryside and to the Mediterranean Sea. In fact, you have panoramic views and can even see Malaga and beyond in the distance.

When you visit this picturesque village, you can quickly see why it attracts many artists. Everything around you is an inspiration for a painting and many are on sale in the craft and art shops.

Even with high levels of tourism every year, Mijas has retained its authenticity and charm. It is welcoming with residents mingling with the tourists, so they go away having had a wonderful experience and a lifelong memory. Dining is Mijas is also something to behold with a vast choice of restaurants. Many offer traditional cuisine of fresh, locally sourced fish and meat.

Over the last few years many areas have been renovated like the car parking areas and much of the infrastructure. Parts of the village have also been pedestrianised in order to preserve the historical elements and making it safe for people walking around, admiring the many things to see.

The area is also famous for its leather products and there are many specialist shops when you can purchase jackets, belts, shoes and hats.

If you are planning a visit to Mijas Pueblo, make sure you wear shoes that are good for walking as much of it needs to be explored on foot.

Here at Security of Spain, we are pleased to be part of Mijas and are located in the municipality, where we have become the trusted locksmith for many of the businesses and residents.

We pride ourselves on our high standards and high levels of service, something that is core to our business. We have helped business owners fit new locks on their premises, advise them about security, fit shutters and blinds and even install safes.

For residents we offer many of the same services from lock fitting to our emergency call out service for people that have lost keys or locked the inside.

Next time you are looking for an English speaking locksmith in Mijas, you know who to call.