Mijas - Costa del Sol Racecourse
Address: Urb. El Chaparral, s/n.
29649 Mijas Costa (Málaga)
Teléfono: 952 59 27 00
Fax: 952 59 27 18
The Costa del Sol Race Track is located in the El Chaparral Development in Mijas Costa, 30 km from Malaga's Pablo Ruiz Picasso International Airport and 25 km from Marbella. It is built on a plot measuring 400,000 m2. It is equipped with two direct access points, one from Cala de Mijas and the other from the N-340 highway opposite Fuengirola Castle going in the direction of Cerrado del Águila.At the Racecourse it is possible to enjoy of the race meetings during the mornings in winter and in the nights during the summer. Then, the enclosure offers to the visitors another leisure activities like flamenco show after each race, guide visit, children play centre, exhibitions, etc… Currently the racecourse has a great square of 15.000 m2 with direct view to the tracks and a seating capacity for 2.500 viewers. In addition, the enclosure has the following facilities:
1.- Boxes The racecourse has 414 boxes fully equipped, with 12 boxes in the paddock and 80 at the ridding school.
2.- Paddock The enclosure has a great paddock of 800 m2 where the horses are showed before and after the races. It has 12 covered boxes to saddle the horses with a wide paddock of grass and 8 open air boxes. Also, it has a direct access to the tracks.
3.- Pistas The racecourse is equipped with two sand tracks. One is external and 1.700 metres long where the races are celebrated and another is internal and 1.600 metres long. Both are 25 metres wide and have a floodlighting for the night race meetings. In addition, the racecourse has a jumping track with a surface of 15.400 m2 where the lessons of the ridding school take place
4.- Betting There are thirty betting machines in three different areas around the enclosure in order to the visitors can bet.
5.- “Raúl & Samuel Oliva” ridding school Inside the racecourse, there is a ridding school with more than 100 pupils of all ages that participate in jumping competitions celebrated in our facilities. Some of these pupils have been champions of national and international competitions. The school has 80 boxes fully equipped.
6.- Sports centre As an addition to sports activities, an eight-lane Olympic Athletics Ground is in the centre of the tracks, including a gymnasium and a grass field. The area also has a seating capacity for one thousand viewers. The athletics ground has been floodlit to allow for the practice of sports at night time and is being used regularly by federated sportsmen and schools. This sport centre is managed by the Town Hall of Mijas like a result of an agreement between the racecourse and the mentioned institution.
7.- Restaurants, bars and pubs The racecourse has a great variety of restaurants, bars, pubs and terraces of different nationalities, catering for all tastes and budgets. Some of them offer live music during and after the races.
8.- “Rainbow” children’s play centre Special place for the entertainment of children. The children play centre Rainbow is perfect for birthdays, parties and also for having a fun day. Balls park, jumping, sport track, baby-park (from 0 to 3 years), face painting, coffee bar for parents and lots more.
9.- Residence Residence hotel with 50 double rooms fully equipped, hall, store and lounge. It is the ideal place for professionals and visitors of the racecourse.
10.- “Juan Carlos Añón” football school The football school "Juan Carlos Añón" has been opened recently at the racecourse. The main objective of the school is that children practice sport in a natural area and receive academic and sport training for young footballers.The school has a natural grass ground, dress room, training room for the theoretical lessons and videos. Also parking inside the racecourse is available.
11.- Great tent-Pavillion Located at the entrance of the racecourse. It is the ideal place to celebrate all kind of big events. Full equipped and with capacity for 2.500 sitting people for lunch or dinner or lunch, or conferences and congress for 5.000 sitting people. It is possible to separate it in different areas.
12.- Paddel centre It is under construction. Opening for summer 2012.
13.- Equinotherapy Centre for the attention of children with a physical or psychical disability, through specific treatment with the horses.
14.- Parking Free spaces for 1.200 vehicles and a wide area for buses