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Kate & Gareth – Our La Cala de Mijas Wedding 31st May 2016



La Cala de Mijas, El Oceano Hotel, Vik Gran Hotel

Kate & Gareth

Tuesday the 31st of May, 2016

Kate & Gareth resized


As you will probably know by now Gareth and I have decided to get married in Spain a place that is home from home for me but is also where we got engaged and so has become a special place for both of us.

Hopefully this website will give you a few more details about the wedding and help you plan your trip to Spain as there is nothing more than we would love to celebrate our special day with you. We are getting married at the beautiful Hacienda San Jose in La Cala de Mijas at 4pm on the 31st May 2016.

We will be staying at the hacienda from the 30th May until the 2nd June. For those of you who like a plan here are some details of how it will all work!

Monday 30th May – We will arrive at the Hacienda and just plan to chill pre wedding. If any of you not staying at the Hacienda want to call in for a drink and to say hello please do you would be more than welcome 😉

Tuesday 31st May – The BIG day. Ceremony will start at 4pm, please arrive from 3:30pm onwards.

Wednesday 1st June – To make the most of our fabulous guests and you all being around for a few days we would love it if you would all come to a post wedding BBQ/pool party at the Hacienda. We will need to pre book this so please let us know if you are able to come, there will be a cost of 20 euros per person. Of course it’s not compulsory but we thought it might be a nice idea.

Thursday 2nd June – Celebrations over and we have to leave the Hacienda.

Below is more information regarding flights, places to stay, transport and a few other things you may need to know.

We would also like to know everyone’s 3 most favourite songs before the wedding. If you could all text us or email us your 3 favourite songs (that perhaps you would be likely to dance to at a wedding!) we would be grateful. Let us know by 30th November 2015.

Please get in touch if you need anything else and don’t forget to book your time off!

Hasta Pronto!

Kate and Gareth x


The closest airport to fly into is Malaga and the flight time is approximately 2 1/2 hours. The following airlines operate into Malaga:

From Manchester

From Liverpool

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El Oceano Hotel – La Cala de Mijas

El Oceano is a luxury boutique hotel located directly on the sea front about 10 minutes from the Hacienda San Jose. We have arranged some discounted rates for our guests. Please note that children under 14 years of age are not permitted to stay at the hotel.

Oceano Studio, situated adjacent to main beachfront hotel with compact kitchenette, normally 165 euro discounted to 140 euro ‘

Double superior non sea view, normally 140euro, discounted to 130 euro

Ocean front mini suite, normally 195euro, discounted to 185 euro

* rates per room per night + subject to 10% local tax

Rates are for August 2016, but please book before Christmas to ensure you are given these discounted rates.

Please book through the hotels website by using the prom code “sunshine” to be given the discounted rates.

Website: Email Glenn at

Telephone: +34 952 587 550

Hotel Tamisa Golf 4* – Fuengirola

A lovely frontline golf hotel situated 5 minutes from the wedding venue, on the outskirts of Fuengirola. Rates as follows:

Twin/Double room with breakfast: €120 (minumim 2 night stay)

* rates per room per night + subject to 10% local tax and include breakfast

Email: Website:

Tel: +34 952 663 893

Gran VIK Hotel 4* – La Cala de Mijas

This front line beach hotel is ideal for families and located within walking distance to all the amenities in the quaint Spanish seaside town. It is just over 5 minutes from the Hacienda.

Book online through their website using our special discounted promo code “sunshine” to receive 20% discount of their standard web rates.

Website link

Tel: +34902160630

For alternative hotel and self-catering accommodation, the following sites could be useful:

The closest areas to the Hacienda are Fuengirola, La Cala and Mijas Costa. Mijas Pueblo is about a 30min drive away.


Please note that we will organise a shuttle to pick up guests staying in the immediate surrounding area to take them to the Hacienda on the wedding day, and that taxis are easy to order to take you home again at the end of the evening from the Hacienda. More information to come on this before the wedding!


In our opinion the most trusted car hire company at Malaga airport. The father and son relationship offer a very personal service, and they speak fluent English offering good rates with NO hidden extras.

Please contact them directly and quote Kate & Gareth’s wedding on 31st May 2016 to receive favourable rates.


Telephone: +34 952402411

Contact: Michael or Antonio


We would recommend a company called Malaga Transfer and have negotiated discounted prices to Mijas Costa as follows:

Standard car (type Ford Mondeo or similar) with capacity for 4 people + 3 medium suitcases: 68 euros

In an executive car (type Mercedes E class, Audi A6 or similar) with capacity for 4 people + 3 medium suitcases: 83 euros.

In a luxury car type Mercedes S class or similar capacity for 4 people + 3 medium suitcases :110euros.

In a people carrier up to 7 people: 98 euros.

Microbus up to 12 people: 120 euros.

Microbus up to 19 people: 143 euros.

All these prices are per way.

Toll road not included.

Baby /child/ booster seats: 5 euros

Again you will need to quote Kate & Gareth’s wedding on 31st May 2016 when you book and your contact is Anabel and her details are as follows: +34 952 96 27 10


The address of the Hacienda, where the wedding is taking place, is:

Hacienda San Jose

Diseminado Entrerrios, 126

29649 Mijas


You can find the Hacienda on Google Maps following this like: Link to map


For information about the area and all the things to do in and around La Cala de Mijas, please look at the following website:’Things to do in Mijas