Located just east of Puerto Banus and Marbella, Estepona is a charming beachside resort town close to all amenities, with the coastal highway that leads to Málaga and the airport a few minutes away. Estepona is an absolute dream for anyone who longs to spend their days under the glorious sun, with an average of 325 days of sunshine a year. But Estepona is much more than just a sunny haven, thanks to its beautiful beaches, endless shopping options, traditional restaurants and exotic safari’s. There is something for everyone here and below are our top picks:
Who doesn’t love the idea of relaxing next to the shores of the Mediterranean? Starting off with the quaint cove of Playa Del Cristo to the West of the town, and then the opposing endless stretch of beautiful white sands at the La Rada Beach to the East, Estepona is perfect for relaxing days at the beach. A wonderful palm lined promenade, the Paseo Maritimo runs beside the beach and is an excellent place to walk and keep fit. The small marina and fishing port is filled with great places to eat and where an artisan market is held weekly.
Exciting Shopping Experiences
Estepona has it all, from the iconic marina market that has been occurring for over 30 years, with stunning souvenirs and garments. It’s an authentic and traditional experience, whilst wandering the whitewashed town centre offers an array of shops, bars and restaurants and is characterized by beautiful flower-filled avenues culminating in Flores Square. If you love a label El Corte Inglés, stocks huge name brands including Ralph Lauren, Versace, Michael Kors, Lanvin.
Selwo Aventura is fun for the whole family, and yes you heard right Safari in Spain. Immerse yourself with African wildlife in their natural settings on this huge safari, with the most exotic animals including a White Rhinoceros, Asian Elephants and so much more. With extra activities including archery, hanging bridges, zip-lines & trampolines available it’s never-ending high-octane fun. It’s excellent value as well and if you have children under 3 then they get in for free.
Known as the garden of the Costa del Sol, Estepona appeals to those looking to enjoy the luxury lifestyle of the area with a quieter feel than neighbouring Puerto Banus and Marbella. Here you’ll find golf courses aplenty with around 30 courses within 5-30 minutes’ drive to suit your game. It is the perfect location to set up home.