Hotels in Estepona
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Apartamentos Hacienda Beach
Estepona 436 yd from city centre
This pleasant apartment hotel is quietly situated between the cities of Marbella and Estepona. It is just 50 m to the nearest...
Hostal La Malagueña
Estepona 103 yd from city centre
Set just 2 minutesâ€™ walk from the beach, Hostal La MalagueÃ±a is located in Estepona, in the Spanish Costa del Sol....
Estepona 273 yd from city centre
Hotel Buenavista is located in central Estepona, next to the cityâ€™s seafront promenade and beach. It offers a 24-hour...
Estepona 317 yd from city centre
Hotel Mediterraneo is directly in front of Estepona’s Rada Beach, on the Costa del Sol. Each room has simple decor and...
Boutique Casa Veracruz
Estepona 324 yd from city centre
Situated in Estepona, a 5-minute walk from the beach, Casa Veracruz features an Andalusian-style patio and offers rooms with...
Estepona 346 yd from city centre
The Hotel is located in the centre of Estepona, 150m from the beach and the nearby tourist areas such as Playa La Rada and...
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Located in the province of Malaga on Spain’s famous Costa del Sol, Estepona is a popular holiday destination in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Resting in a fertile valley that is covered in mountainous areas and small streams, Estepona is a traditional “Puerto Blanco” also renowned for its stretch of beautiful coastline, with beaches that stretch for 21km.
Estepona boasts two EC certified Blue Flag beaches, as well as a traditional white walled centre with plenty of shops, bars, and restaurants.
Holidaymakers will be pleased to learn that there are several cheap and affordable accommodation options for those wishing to visit Estepona.
Neighbourhoods of Estepona
Estepona boasts a number of attractive districts that all have their own special features and reputations. Some of the must-visit areas of the region include:
- Old Town: The Centro Historico is an area of narrow streets and quaint 18th century houses and is the hub of the town’s history, heritage, and culture. .
- Plaza de las Flores: The main square of Estepona and traditional centre of the old town. It is filled with flowers, the artworks of the Colección Garó, and quaint tapas terraces.
- Estepona Port: A working fishing port that features many appealing restaurants and bars with market stalls selling product like textiles and leather goods.
- Paseo Maritmo: The palm-lined promenade runs along the seafront of Playa de la Rada beach.
What to see and do in Estepona
Estepona is full of interesting and notable landmarks, with some of the sights to make sure you tick off your list including the Town Clock Tower, the original bullring complex and the Church of Los Remedios. For most visitors, the crowning glory alongside the beautiful stretch of beaches is the stunning and historic San Luis Castle.There’s also an interesting botanical exhibit known as the Estepona Orchid House which features a domed garden with a waterfall.
What to eat in Estepona
Estepona boasts a number of traditional local and national dishes in its various restaurants, with some of the best being pescaito frito, which is a fried fish meal, gazpacho which is a refreshing soup served cold, and pringa which is a popular slow cooked pork dish.
Naturally, there are tapas bars throughout the town and being a traditional fishing town, many of Estepona’s signature dishes are seafood based, provided by the plentiful activity of the ports.
Typical events and festivals in Estepona
There is always something to experience and enjoy no matter what time of the year you visit Estepona. Some of the most popular and large scale celebrations across the year include the San Isidro Labrador religious festival in May, the annual Ferias y Fiestas in July and the Virgen del Carmen fishermen themed celebrations also in July. Traditional religious recognition plays a large part in defining Estepona’s overall culture and identity.
How to move around in Estepona
Gibraltar Airport is the nearest international airport for visitors flying into Estepona, and once in the resort you can rely on the various bus services to get from A to B on a day to day basis.
Malaga Airport is another option for travelling to Estepona, with the Autopista AP-7 toll road offering fast travel between the two towns.
The climate in Estepona
Estepona enjoys what is classed as a ‘hot semi-arid’ climate, which means that the summers are very hot and dry, and the winters are pleasantly mild. The hottest annual averages are in the 35 degree region, with a lower all year round average of around 18 degrees. The town experiences low levels of rainfall, with less than 35 days of precipitation a year on average.
More interesting facts about sights in Estepona
Did you know that Estepona was originally chosen by the Walt Disney Company to be the location of their new European theme park resort? As we know, these plans later changed, with Paris, France ultimately being awarded the privilege.