A vibrant traditional town-turned-tourist-hotspot, Estepona is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Costa del Sol, and offers balmy weather, laid-back lifestyle and world-class attractions. From historic landmarks to scenic cobbled streets, Estepona reflects the heritage of the Costa del Sol region combined with tourist friendly theme parks, golf courses and amenities. The historic town centre offers authentic Spanish charm and culture, making it an ideal choice of Spanish holiday destination for 2021.
Your guide to Estepona holidays
Estepona’s historic city centre is a maze-like myriad of cobbled streets nestled amidst housing, punctuated with historic landmarks and picturesque churches. Estepona’s natural beauty and traditional ambience mean that many of your fondest memories from your trip will be of spending days exploring the winding alleyways, finding excellent little cafés and restaurants on your way. One of the most popular attractions in Estepona is the Plaza de las Flores, the focal point of the city’s social scene. In the square, you’ll find a number of excellent restaurants, bustling bars and cafés where you can stop off for a quick afternoon snack, or enjoy an evening drink. If you’re staying in a hotel in the old town area, you’re ideally positioned to make the most of the city’s best shops and leisure attractions. The city centre is chock full of quirky shops and quaint boutiques offering an eclectic variety of goods at reasonable prices. As part of the Costa del Sol, Estepona is renowned for its golf scene, with a number of well maintained golf courses scattered around the city and its surroundings. Some of the best courses in the area include El Paraiso, Valle Romano and Atalaya.
As you’d expect from an area that’s part of the ‘sunshine coast’, Estepona is famed for its idyllic coastline. Venture beyond the city’s scenic marina, with its great choice of restaurants and bars, and you’ll discover a stunning stretch of sand. Estepona’s beach is fantastic for families and couples alike, whether you’re visiting between June and September for some summer sunshine or are visiting for some winter sun. Del Cristo is one of the best options if you’re a family with young children, thanks to the great amenities, and safe sand and water conditions. If you’d prefer more variety, you can head up the coast to the north and you’ll come across a number of lovely beaches. Close-by Marbella offers a range of gorgeous beaches and has an exhilarating water sports scene including surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and paddleboarding. At Torremolinos, there are long stretches of sand and one of the country’s most iconic water parks, making it one of the best choices for families with children.
Prices last checked at 6:32 PM January 18, 2021