The area's mineral wealth attracted Phoenicians and ancient Greeks to the village. Roman domination was replaced later after 714 AD with the Visigoth's s rule. This period suffered along the coast from intense pirate activity, was this pirate activity. The 19th century was mainly agriculture, some farming and fishing. Grape vines were the main source of wealth until the Philloxera in Mijas. General Torrijos landed with 52 men at the beach El Charcón, crossed Mijas, the hill were surrounded by troops.
The only work was the collection of grass for the esparto. This era was also the scene of anti-Franco army operations. Winter nights be occasionally chilly with an only occasional light frost. Nights are usually quite bearable except for early August and late July. The local International is St Anthony ´, College Mijas. The heart of the Costa del Sol is the reason is divided in three urban districts. The abrupt mountain landscape gives way to the smoothness of the coast. The climate of Mijas allows for innumerable sport activities. The 17th January is the feast day of San Antón, patron saint of animals. Turismo de Mijas is not responsible that this page for omission and any inaccuracy.