Restaurant El Oceano, right by the sea, close to perfection. An elegant restaurant on Mijas Costa, on Spain’s sunny Costa del Sol. Beautiful dining rooms overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with menus you won’t forget.  Open every day throughout the 2019 Season for lunch or dinner.  El Oceano Restaurant re-opens for the 2019 Season on Thursday the 4th of April!

Restaurant El Oceano, Beautiful Beachfront Dining


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Exquisite Dining right on the Water’s Edge, close to perfection.

El Oceano boasts one of the finest dining experiences on the coast where lunch & dinner is served everyday either in the Ocean Room, on the Veranda or in the summer months outside on the stunning Waterfront Terrace, all featuring top class live music most evenings and in particular do not miss our ‘famous’ Sunday Lunch!

The restaurant comprises three distinct areas…

  • The Ocean Room.  Right next to the Martini Lounge, a beautiful room with almost panoramic views.
  • The Veranda.  A feeling of being suspended over the ocean, the Veranda
  • The Waterfront Terrace.  Al Fresco dining at its very finest.

Whichever you choose, your meal will be unforgettable.  A five-star menu served by the most professional and courteous servers all the in the finest restaurant on the Costa del Sol.  Almost every evening is accompanied by one of our fantastic regular entertainers and occasionally, special guests from all over Europe.

Exquisite Dining

Taken during the Spring of 2017, here are a few, mouth watering shots of what you may be eating!  As always, many thanks to Gary Edwards for his photographic efforts.  They look great, don’t they?  And just to say… these are not ‘stock’ photos, these are genuine pictures of our dishes, fresh from the kitchen, before being served to hungry guests.

You’ll be impressed by El Oceano.  We’re sure of that.  The 2016 redesign is even better than we had planned.  A truly stunning restaurant, an impeccable menu and a fantastic dining entertainment lineup all sum up to the finest restaurant on the Costa del Sol.  Right by the ocean, close to perfection.

Have we whet your appetite?  We hope so!  Click below to book your El Oceano table!


The Sunday Experience at El Oceano

Sundays at El Oceano have become something of a legend, here on the Costa del Sol, in recent years!  Increasing numbers of guests are booking week – often months – in advance and, while we have rearranged our Sundays to accommodate more guests, most are fully booked, well in advance!

Sunday Lunch vs Sunday Experience

Finding a ‘normal’ Sunday Lunch on the Costa de Sol isn’t difficult, but a the traditional/contemporary Sunday Lunch at El Oceano is, frankly, a significant cut above the rest!  And it’s not just the Sunday Lunch either!  The Sunday Experience at El Oceano starts with aperitifs in the Cocktail Lounge, an utterly exquisite Lunch, followed by the Sunday Pool Party, in the garden, with live entertainment all day!

Sunday on the Costa del Sol just isn’t Sunday without El Oceano!!

The Polynesian Pool

Restaurant guests, please note… use of the pool is reserved for hotel residents & VIP Sunbed reservations only.  Restaurant diners do not have automatic access to the Polynesian Pool facilities however, subject to availability & charge, we may be able to offer pool use on occasions!  To avoid any disappointment, please confirm availability before your visit.

3 dining areas

El Oceano Beachfront Restaurant Ocean Room

The Ocean Room

Panoramic sea views accompany an exquisite menu.  The perfect beachfront restaurant.

The Ocean Room is the main part of the restaurant, the part you will see as you walk in to the hotel.  Large glass walls look right on to the beach and the Mediterranean sea offering almost panoramic views, which (on appropriate weather days) are fully opened giving an impression of being right on the sea!  A bright and spacious room, the Oceano Room Restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner.

The Ocean Room is where most dining entertainment takes place, with small stage and dancing area. If you’re joining us for an entertainment evening, this is probably where you’ll be.  Almost every evening is accompanied by one of our fantastic regular entertainers and occasionally, special guests from all over Europe.

You’ll be impressed by our restaurant.  We’re sure of that.  The 2016 redesign is even better than we had planned.  A truly stunning restaurant, an impeccable menu, a fantastic dining entertainment lineup.  Right by the ocean, close to perfection.


The Veranda

El Oceano Beachfront Restaurant Veranda

An elegant dining room with views of the mountains of North Africa.

The Veranda is a little apart from The Ocean Room, with glass walls giving the impression of hanging over the overlooking the sea. It’s a great place for breakfast!

Right next to the beach, dinner is served each evening in the Veranda Restaurant, a glass enclosed dining room seemingly suspended over the ocean.  The views will take your breath away!


The Waterfront Terrace

El Oceano Beachfront Restaurant - Al Fresco Dining on the Waterfront Terrace

Right on the water, the terrace restaurant is a beautiful place to eat al-fresco.

The Terrace is outside and hosts entertainment during the summer months. But on The Terrace, it’s about the open sea. The Terrace is right on the beach, with private pool, pool bar and most importantly, the beautiful sunny Spanish sky. Perfect.

Where the views will take your breath away, and where lunch by the sea can last forever! Live music is provided every evening at El Oceano, in the Oceano Room and during the summer months on the Water Front Terrace. The hotel’s bar and lounge areas are absolutely sumptuous, where an impressive choice of cocktails, liquors and wines are served by El Oceano’s expert friendly staff.


El Oceano Beachfront Restaurant Menus

The Perfect Menu, the Perfect Restaurant

To compliment the perfect restaurant, we have perfect food. Our menus are legendary, really. Our Head Chef prepares the most exquisite selection of traditional and more contemporary dishes, containing only on the freshest ingredients available.

We take our cuisine very seriously, simply because we want you to remember just how good the food was. And you will. Each dish is a perfectly balanced blend of the finest ingredients and almost artistic presentation. We’re proud of our menus.

El Oceano Menus



Dining Entertainment

Almost every evening, we bring some of the Costa del Sol’s best and newest singers, entertainers and comedians to our restaurant. We have regular guests – Johnny Baker on the piano, singer Thomas John Henry, to name a few – plus special guest acts from both Spain and the UK. Always a fantastic night out, the entertainment at El Oceano is second to none.

If you’re looking for a great night out, El Oceano is your first choice! Check with Reception (by telephone or email) to check the entertainment schedule, or see some upcoming highlights here… El Oceano Dining Entertainment.


Sunday Lunch at El Oceano Beachfront Restaurant

Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch at El Oceano is a Sunday to remember! Using only the finest imported and local produce, our Sunday Lunches are second to none. Featuring live music, all afternoon.

A true, traditional British taste of Sunday.  The best beef, fresh vegetables and all the trimmings.  A better Sunday afternoon could not be imagined.  See the Sunday Lunch Menu.

find us

Contact or Find El Oceano Hotel and Restaurant in Miraflores, between Marbella and La Cala de Mijas

El Oceano Restaurant is in Miraflores on the Costa del Sol

One of the nicer parts of the Costa del Sol, Mijas Costa offers cleaner beaches and avoiding the often-maddening crowds of other parts of this coastline.  The newly constructed boardwalk, running right along Mijas Costa, gives to the opportunity to explore this wonderful coastline on foot.  We are just a 10 minutes walk to the charming little town of La Cala de Mijas.

El Oceano Beach Hotel & Restaurant
Ctra. de Cádiz A7 (N340), Km 199
Miraflores Playa
29649 Mijas Costa
Málaga, Spain.

Telephone (+34) 952 587 550


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