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Mijas Costa area guide: expat heaven

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Naysayers will claim that, should the UK ever develop a Mediterranean-style climate, the entire country would go into meltdown, almost literally. Beer gardens would grow while tempers shorten; lunch breaks would expand while productivity plummets; and skin cancer cases would go through the roof while the entire NHS system goes into meltdown from having to deal with millions of cases of sunburn, wasp stings and brainfreeze (that horrible sensation one gets at the back of their throat if they eat ice cream too quickly).

'But look at Gibraltar,' one might argue. 'That's part of the UK and that has a Mediterranean climate and it does just fine'. Ignoring the potential to dispute just how 'fine' Gibraltar is actually doing, there's some truth in that, although the strong Spanish influence that undoubtedly courses through the veins of all Gibraltarians undoubtedly helps.

No, to truly argue the adage that Brits just aren't cut out for life in a sustained hot climate (the two weeks of the year when Bournemouth tops 80ºF do not qualify as 'sustained') one only has to point to the example set by Mijas Costa, a truly British ghetto located in the heart of the Costa del Sol.

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Townhouse in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 165m²
  • 3 Beds - 2 Baths
  • Terraces 50m²

€295,000

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Apartment in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 119m²
  • 2 Beds - 2 Baths
  • Terraces 20m²

€330,000

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Apartment in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 39m²
  • 1 Beds - 1 Baths
  • Terraces 24m²

€155,000

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Villa in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 176m²
  • 4 Beds - 3 Baths
  • Terraces 85m²

€455,000

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Detached Villa in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 373m²
  • 4 Beds - 5 Baths
  • Terraces 77m²

€2,000,000

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Apartment in Mijas Costa, Mijas

  • Built 90m²
  • 2 Beds - 2 Baths
  • Terraces 10m²

€179,000

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