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Beachfront wedding villa Mijas Costa | Destination wedding experience on the Costa del Sol


For couples desiring a dreamy wedding experience on the sun-kissed shores of the Costa del Sol, there is a beachfront villa in Mijas Costa which emerges as an irresistible choice. Its allure lies not only in its idyllic coastal setting but also in the lavish comforts it offers, setting the stage for a truly memorable celebration of love.

Aerial view of a frontline beach villa turned enchanting wedding venue.
Aerial view of a frontline beach villa turned enchanting wedding venue.

Located on the picturesque coastline of Mijas Costa, this villa exudes luxury and sophistication. Renowned for hosting distinguished guests, including royalty, presidents, film stars, and global icons, it has become one of Malaga’s premier wedding venues; but the villa’s charm extends beyond its prestigious guest list to its captivating surroundings. With panoramic views of the Mediterranean spanning 180 degrees, guests are treated to a visual feast of azure waters and golden sands. The expansive grounds, meticulously landscaped over 7,000 square metres, provide a verdant backdrop that surrounds the villa, inviting guests to wander and explore at their leisure.

As you enter, you’re welcomed by a refined elegance. Each of the nine suites has its own unique style, decorated tastefully with luxurious amenities. With space for up to 20 guests, the villa ensures everyone feels comfortable and well-cared for during their stay. Conveniently located just a short drive from the vibrant hubs of Marbella and Puerto Banús, and a mere 25-minute journey from Malaga airport, the villa offers a serene retreat without sacrificing accessibility. This proximity to both leisure and practical amenities ensures that guests can seamlessly transition from relaxation to exploration, immersing themselves in the multitude of activities that the Costa del Sol has to offer.

Beyond the wedding celebrations, the villa offers a private retreat for couples and their loved ones. Whether relaxing by the heated pool or taking leisurely walks along the two-kilometre shoreline, every part of the estate promises serenity and makes for the perfect place to unwind. With its history as Simon Cowell’s former “judge’s house” during the X Factor era, the villa adds an extra touch of glamour and intrigue to an already unforgettable setting.

If a frontline wedding venue in the heart of the Costa del Sol is what you are looking for, read on to see what a wedding day held at this luxury villa could be like.

Frontline ceremony space offering breathtaking beach views.
Frontline ceremony space, framed by majestic palm trees and adorned with swordfish statues, overlooking the enchanting beach views.

Pre-wedding vibes – Beach bar chilling

With accommodations for up to 20 guests, this villa sets the stage for a truly unforgettable celebration. Consider kicking off the festivities with a pre-wedding dinner or tapas gathering at a nearby beach bar chiringuito, offering a relaxed atmosphere for quality time with loved ones, staying at the villa with you, before the big day.

Early bridal preparations – a morning of bonding and pampering

The day’s preparations start early, filling the venue with excitement as final touches are applied by the vendors. Your chosen hair and makeup artist arrive, ready to work their magic with blow dryers and makeup brushes in the bridal suite. There, you and your closest friends enjoy a morning of bonding and pampering. Meanwhile, the groom and his companions begin their own preparations in a nearby room. Bouquets adorn the bridal suite, buttonholes are prepared for delivery, and everything is in place for the magic of the day to unfold.

Welcome- Landscaped gardens

On your wedding day, the villa’s breathtaking 180-degree Mediterranean views set the stage for an unforgettable experience. The carefully tended gardens surrounding the villa create an atmosphere of serenity and beauty and offer the perfect backdrop for every moment of your special day.

To set the mood as your guests arrive, the gentle melodies of a Spanish guitarist fill the air, adding a touch of elegance to the occasion. As they gather, they’re welcomed with a selection of refreshments, including water, wines, beers, and beverages, ensuring everyone feels comfortable and ready to celebrate. Next, they are directed to the outdoor ceremony area, where the natural beauty of the surroundings creates a stunning scenery for your exchange of vows.

A captivating blend of azure pool and sea views, embraced by a tropical garden setting.
A captivating blend of azure pool and sea views, embraced by a tropical garden setting.

The ceremony-Frontline beach setting

The beachfront ceremony isn’t just about exchanging vows; it’s a chance to create lasting memories, beautifully captured by your chosen photographer. With the sound of waves in the background, you share heartfelt vows accompanied by your favourite music. The exchange of rings symbolises your commitment, all sealed with a kiss amid the cheers of your loved ones who will shower you with rose petals as you make your way back up the outdoor aisle, marking the beginning of your journey together as husband and wife.

Cocktail hour – Sunset magic

Following the ceremony, as the sun starts to set, your wedding guests will be invited to unwind during a laid-back cocktail hour. They’ll be serenaded by the soothing tunes of a local guitarist or saxophonist as Spanish tapas are served, offering a taste of authentic flavours as everyone enjoys the sunny outdoor weather.

As the newlyweds, you’ll have the opportunity to capture some breathtaking photos on the beach with your chosen photographer. Against the backdrop of the shimmering Mediterranean Sea, these moments will be snapshots of unforgettable strolls on the sun-kissed beach as you embark on a new chapter in your life in a romantic and unbeatable location.

The wedding breakfast -Al fresco dining

As the evening progresses and dinner approaches, you’ll find yourselves surrounded by the peaceful setting of the lush gardens. Your guests will be treated to a lavish feast, accompanied by soft background music that adds to the chilled yet sophisticated vibe where heartfelt speeches will take place creating a moment of warmth and connection between you and your guests.

Following these heartfelt moments, you’ll seamlessly transition to the highlight of the evening: your first dance under the twinkling stars, and as the night progresses, the festivities will continue into the early hours, filled with laughter, dancing, and cherished memories, marking the perfect end to your magical day.

A tranquil deck area offers a perfect vantage point to soak in the pool and expansive beach views.
A tranquil deck area offers a perfect vantage point to soak in the pool and expansive beach views.

Villa wedding venue overview

This stunning villa which sits in 7,000 square metres of beautifully landscaped gardens, directly next to the beach, comfortably accommodates up to 20 guests. The villa was designed with tranquillity and privacy in mind and is often referred to by guests as a hidden paradise. The large picturesque gardens provide many quiet areas to sit, relax, and enjoy the sound of the sea gently lapping against 2km of the adjacent shoreline. The beach is directly accessible by two gates at either end of the garden, whilst there is also the wonderful large tempting heated pool and jacuzzi where you can sit and sunbathe. The villa’s interior is sumptuous with quality antiques and furnishings, boasting a magnificent conservatory with amazing views of the sea, a splendid place to sit and read or take in the sunset with a cool drink. All suites are carefully decorated to provide comfort and space, each with its own special charm and luxurious finish.

A short distance from Marbella and Puerto Banús, and a 30-minute drive to Malaga, this villa offers guests a retreat from a busy lifestyle, whilst being in close proximity to a wide range of activities and everything you might need for an amazing holiday right at your fingertips. Every suite at the villa boasts its own unique size, decor, and view, with meticulous attention to detail ensuring each has its own distinct character. From beautiful soft furnishings to thoughtful touches, every room is designed to exude elegance and comfort. The linens, towels, dressing gowns, and toiletries provided are of the highest quality, aimed at ensuring each guest feels pampered and indulged throughout their stay.

elegant dining with sweeping sea view
Elegant indoor dining with sweeping sea views.

Other facilities at this beachfront wedding villa Mijas

At the heart of the villa’s garden sanctuary, a heated pool and Jacuzzi await amidst lush greenery. Adjacent to the pool, an outdoor bar offers chilled refreshments for guests to enjoy while lounging poolside. Sports enthusiasts can make use of the full-sized tennis court, complete with racquets and balls, as well as a table tennis table for lively matches and endless entertainment. Other exercise options include the well-equipped gym featuring a Life Fitness strength multi-workout centre, treadmill, cycling machine, Flabelos machine, step machine, and massage chair. Adjacent to the gym are heated pool and Jacuzzi facilities, along with a pool table. Additionally, two shower rooms and toilets are conveniently located within the gym area for guests’ comfort and convenience.

The villa’s ample terraces feature a spacious bar adjacent to the pool area, illuminated for nighttime gatherings. Complete with two fridges and a sink, it’s perfect for socialising. Each terrace is furnished with comfortable garden furniture, providing ideal spots for meals, conversations, or quiet relaxation.

Meticulously landscaped gardens surround the villa, boasting charming ponds, cascading fountains, and vine-covered pergolas. Numerous inviting spots throughout the grounds offer tranquil retreats for contemplation and relaxation including two distinct spa facilities. One, conveniently located near the gym, offers a sauna, steam room, massage room, and double Japanese shower. The other, situated at the opposite end of the villa, provides similar amenities for ultimate rejuvenation, or step into the elegantly appointed Art Deco-inspired cinema room, where sumptuous seating invites you to unwind. Be warned, the comfort may lull you into slumber before the credits roll!

With a maximum capacity of 70 wedding guests, this villa serves as an ideal venue for on-site ceremonies. The nearest church is a mere 5-minute drive away, while the airport is conveniently reachable within 25 minutes.

We strive to create unforgettable experiences for each bridal couple we host. Whether you envision a beachside celebration or a mountain villa affair, our dedicated team at Sunshine Weddings is here to turn your dream wedding into reality. Contact us today and embark on the journey of planning your special day!

Spacious interiors seamlessly blend with a luxurious suite.
Spacious interiors seamlessly blend with a luxurious suite.

More on the location – Cala de Mijas

Cala de Mijas, situated on Mijas Costa, is a charming coastal town renowned for its picturesque beaches, vibrant atmosphere, and rich cultural heritage. Located along the Costa del Sol in southern Spain, Cala de Mijas offers a perfect blend of traditional Spanish charm and modern amenities, making it a popular destination for tourists and residents alike.

Beaches: The town is famed for its beautiful beaches, with soft golden sands and crystal-clear waters ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. Playa La Butibamba and Playa La Luna are two of the most popular beaches in Cala de Mijas, offering excellent facilities including beach bars, sun loungers, and umbrellas.

Promenade: A scenic promenade runs along the coastline, providing a perfect setting for leisurely strolls with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Lined with palm trees, cafes, and restaurants, the promenade is a bustling hub of activity, especially during the summer months.

Golf: Golf enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise in Cala de Mijas, as the town is surrounded by several world-class golf courses. From beginner-friendly courses to championship-level layouts, there is something to suit every golfer’s preference and skill level.

Cuisine: The culinary scene in Cala de Mijas is diverse and vibrant, with a plethora of restaurants serving both traditional Spanish dishes and international cuisine. From fresh seafood and tapas to gourmet dining experiences, food lovers will be spoilt for choice.

Culture: Mijas Costa is steeped in history and culture, with charming white-washed buildings, narrow cobblestone streets, and quaint squares waiting to be explored. The town is home to several cultural attractions, including the Mijas Bullring, the Mijas Ethnographic Museum, and the iconic Virgin of the Rock Shrine.

Activities: In addition to beach activities and golfing, Cala de Mijas offers a wide range of activities for visitors of all ages. From water parks and amusement parks to horse riding and hiking trails in the nearby Sierra de Mijas mountains, there is no shortage of things to see and do.

In short, the Cala de Mijas is a hidden gem on the Costa del Sol, offering a perfect blend of sun, sea, culture, and cuisine. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or cultural exploration, this charming coastal town has something to offer everyone.

Majestic outdoor winding stairs lead to the poolside.
Majestic outdoor winding stairs lead to the poolside.