Escape the tourist crowds in Spain's Costa del Sol in Estepona, a quaint haven where you can relax in the inviting cafés lining the cobblestone streets, buy unusual wares and sample Spanish delicacies. The townsfolk are friendly, and the prices here are much cheaper than those at the typical tourist traps. Go to Estepona for the hospitable atmosphere and stay for the nightlife and markets along the marina.
- Clock Tower
- Castle of Saint Louis
- Estepona Town Hall
- Peruse the shops or tapas bars along Calle Real in Estepona Old Town
- Sunbathe at La Rada Beach
- Get a café and a peek at old photos of Estepona at Café Central
Due to its location on the Costa del Sol, Estepona enjoys a Mediterranean climate that is pleasant year round with 300 days of sunshine annually. Summers are long, hot and dry with highs from 29-32°C. The coolest winter temperatures are rarely lower than 10°C.
Getting There & Around
The entire Costa del Sol is serviced by the Malaga International Airport, which is around 81.5 km away from Estepona. You can take a train, bus or taxi to town or drive via the A7 highway. Be aware that this road is known for its high rate of accidents. Alternatively, you can fly into Gibraltar Airport, about 45 km away with direct flights from London’s Gatwick and Luton airports.
Estepona has an extensive city bus network with cheap fares, and there are frequent coaches that depart for other coastal cities.
Explore Estepona by location
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24 hotels in Estepona
Located 50 metres from Estepona Beach, Hotel Caracas Playa is set within the historic old town. It offers air-conditioned rooms, some with sea views, and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Each... More
Contemporary and sophisticated, Barcelo Estepona Thalasso Spa Adults Only Hotel makes for an ideal base for travellers wishing to holiday in Estepona. This adults-only hotel offers comfortable... More
H10 Estepona Palace Hotel offers a remarkably versatile experience with its fusion of elegant guest rooms, warm hospitable service, and central location. GeneralThe H10 Estepona Palace Hotel has... More
Offering comfortably furnished and self-contained accommodations teemed with modern leisure facilities, TRYP Estepona Valle Romano makes for a suitable base for travellers in this side of Costa Del... More
A place of refined exclusivity, the Kempinski Bahia Hotel Estepona offers highest standards of service, excellent accommodation as well as enjoys all the privileges required for an unforgettable... More
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Colina Del Paraiso Resort Malaga welcomes holidaymakers to relaxing self-catering accommodations and recreational activities away from the busy streets of Benahavis. This Malaga hotel is only a few... More
Gran Elba Estepona Thalasso & Spa 5* welcomes travellers with an elegant beachfront retreat with lavish spaces and business and recreation facilities in Costa del Sol in Malaga. Tourists at this... More
Fuerte Estepona Hotel & Apartments with its first class location, facilities and services, is ideal for a relaxing getaway or holidays with the family or groups of friends. Just few blocks away... More
Set on a 215-hectare estate in a tranquil village, Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf Spa offers plush accommodations and recreation facilities ideal for travellers looking to spend time in this side of... More