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Exploring Mijas

Exploring Mijas: Fun-filled Activities for Kids in and Around Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo, nestled in the Sierra de Mijas mountains on the Costa del Sol, close to Fuengirola and Benalmádena, isn’t just a picturesque location for adults – it’s also a haven for families with children! Mijas Pueblo offers children and adults of all ages, a wide range of activities to keep the whole family entertained during your stay.

In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the fantastic activities for kids in Mijas Pueblo and the surrounding areas, as well as some of our top recommendations and useful information to plan your trip!

Mayan Monkey Chocolate Factory

We’re starting off strong with this brilliant recommendation! This all-in-one Chocolate Factory, Museum, Shop and Café is fantastic for kids and adults of all ages and is located in the very heart of Mijas Pueblo. Get involved in their chocolate making experiences, where you can create your own individual box of chocolates, chocolate bars and even chocolate dragons! Once you’re done with that, take a stroll around the Cocoa Museum and learn all about the origins of chocolate making both in Spain and around the world!

Location: Plaza Virgen de la Peña 15 (Main Square), Mijas Pueblo

Phone: +34 628 466 710 or +34 600  088 542

Website: https://www.mayanmonkey.es/es/index.html

Donkey Dreamland

This beautiful sanctuary provides a peaceful home for donkeys free from pain and suffering. This fantastic rescue centre aims to provide support for these adorable animals, as well as raising awareness, understanding and support through education and interaction with the donkeys. In order to help support and raise awareness, Donkey Dreamland offer a range of experiences where you and your children will not just see the donkeys up close, but also interact with them through a range of Donkey Walks and Tours through the beautiful Andalucian countryside. Don’t miss your chance to interact with and support these beautiful animals! Donkey Dreamland is located close to La Cala de Mijas, just 20 minutes by car from Mijas Pueblo.

Location: Diseminado la Rosa, 79, Mijas

Phone: +34 640 111 651

Website: https://donkeydreamland.com/

AquaMijas Waterpark

There’s no better way to cool down in the hot summer heat on the Costa del Sol than a trip to AquaMijas! AquaMijas is perhaps one of the most highly recommended waterparks for children on the Costa del Sol due to its wide range of attractions. Whether your children just want to splash and play, or if they’re brave enough to take on the bigger rides, there’s something for everyone here! You’ll also find lots of offers, promotions and discounts available, so you can enjoy a fun family day out here for less at AquaMijas. AquaMijas is located on the border of Fuengirola and Mijas, just a 10 minute drive from Mijas Pueblo.

Location: Autovia del Mediterráneo KM 1016, Las Lagunas de Mijas

Phone: +34 952 460 404

Website: https://aquamijas.com/

Bioparc Fuengirola

You can’t miss this immersive wildlife experience in Fuengirola! Upon entry, you’ll be transported to the depths of a tropical rainforest, journeying through Madagascar, Africa, Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific islands, where you’ll find a magical eco-system. The zoo focuses on conversation first, providing children (and adults!) the opportunity to encounter a range of exotic animals, including lemurs, gorillas, tropical birds and so much more. Bioparc Fuengirola is just 20 minutes by car from Mijas Pueblo.

Location: Calle Camillo José Cela 6 y 8, Fuengirola

Phone: +34 952 666 301

Website: www.bioparcfuengirola.es

If you’re looking to book your holiday in Mijas Pueblo, then look no further than Mijas Properties. We have a huge range of holiday rentals, holiday villas and holiday apartments to choose from, both in and around Mijas Pueblo. All of our rental properties have been handpicked and inspected by our team, so all you need to do is turn up and start enjoying your holiday!

If you’ve been captivated by the beauty and family-friendly atmosphere in Mijas Pueblo and you’re considering making this charming village your new home, then our experienced real estate agency is here to help you. Here at Mijas Properties, we have 40 years of experience in real estate in Mijas Pueblo, so we’re well-placed to help you find your dream property.

Our personable and knowledgeable team will help guide you through the entire process from start to finish, and help settle you in to your new and exciting journey to becoming a part of the Mijas Pueblo community. Start your property search in Mijas Pueblo today with Mijas Properties!