Mijas is one of the finest examples of the white villages (pueblos blancos) in the area and still has much of its charm with its little whitewashed house perched on the hillside. Property for sale Mijas Village Costa Del Sol Spain. The village has also managed to retain some of its quaint traditions, one of the most unusual being the donkey-taxis which line the central plaza. Mijas is perched high above Fuengirola and Mijas Costa with spectacular views of the coast and the surrounding heavily wooded mountains. Mijas has a web of narrow cobbled streets complete with terraces overflowing with flowering plants. The village dates back to distant times and there are two Mudejar churches here to prove it, as well as the sanctuary of the patron saint of Mijas, from the year 850.