Essentials - Bars and restaurants, beaches and leisure activities, and airports

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Bars and Restaurants

There are a variety of bars and restaurants in and around Jimena to suit all tastes. Do remember that the Spanish eat late. Lunch is generally from 2-4 pm and dinner is from 9-11 pm. Cuisine is both local and international.

Beaches and leisure activities

There is plenty to do in and around Jimena from local walks and swimming in the nearby river to the beaches and golf courses on the Costa del Sol. There are also opportunities for excursions to some of the nearby white villages and Ronda.


Gibraltar is the closest airport to Jimena (45 mins) and has regular flights to Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester and Bristol. Malaga (1hr 30 mins) serves many more destinations and has a wider choice of flights.