Estepona is a popular tourist destination, specially during the summer season. It’s located on the western side of the Costa del Sol, next to Marbella and San Pedro. With a huge accommodation offer, it’s a very demanded place for a holiday rest.
The name of Estepona comes from the cult to the Goddess Epona by the Celts, later on the Romans added the “Est” to designate this localization, although there is evidence that it was already inhabited during the prehistory.
Estepona conserves the essence of a typical Andalusian village with old constructions, like the San Luis Castle, built during the 16th century or the Clock Tower, from the 15th century and of Arabic origin.
Estepona’s old quarter is characterised by its narrow streets, that still maintain the original route from the 18th century, although many of its buildings are from before this time.
When going from Malaga airport to Estepona, an easy, fast and comfortable transportation method is the airport transfer:
Beware of unlicensed drivers!
Estepona enjoys a typical Mediterranean weather, with warm temperatures most of the year. The average temperature is 17º, in winter the temperature is not lower than 10º and in summer it can rise up to 41º or 42º
Check below the Estepona weather forecast
After dinner at one of the many restaurants in Estepona, you can enjoy an intense nightlife, from the countless bars in the Marina, to any of the clubs we have in our city, which attracts all sorts of people. If that is not enough for you, you can always mix the night with Puerto Banus which is not far away.
The main action takes place in two places of Estepona: the port and city center. Many tourists prefer in the first place to have a closer look at the port and the promenade. Here you will find many bars and restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious meal before having a drink or another.
Although there are many places to go in the port, the center of Estepona remains the best place to go at night. Right behind the street corners and in alleyways you will find a large number of pubs, bars and clubs.Your nightlife in Estepona should start in the popular Plaza de los Flores.
Estepona itself belongs to the smaller towns in the region, but bars and clubs here extend into Benahavís, Costa Natura, Benavista and beyond. Benahavís, for example, is only 15 minutes
How much cost Estepona nightlife?
Depending on the season, bars and restaurants in Estepona change their prices. During the winter months is usually much cheaper than in the summer because most the tourists are gone. Depending on what you drink, you must calculate between 20 € and 50 € per night.
Highlights the Estepona beaches of the Rada, del Cristo, Bahía Dorada, Galera, Kempiski, del rio El Castor and Costa Natura:
You can find hotels in Estepona for very good prices if you book in advance. Most of them with an excelent seaview.It is an excellent choice if you travel with family. These are some of the hotels we recommend you in Estepona:
We would like to recommend you as well Estepona Palace. The H10 Estepona Palace & Wellness Estepona is perfectly integrated in its environment with direct access to the beach and 800m from the Marina of Estepona.
Find out more about Estepona Hotels.
If you are looking for a Traditional Spanish Villa, Estepona has plenty of them and they are not too expensive if you book with time enough. You will be able to live the authentical Spanish holiday resort atmosphere in all of them. Is the best choice ever and you won't be disappointed at all with your decision.
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Estepona is the choice of the rich and famous, mixture of old and new with long beaches and historical places to visit. Maybe those are some of the reasons many tourist make their choice to Estepona, which center is located 54 km west from Malaga airport.
Continue reading in how to get to Estepona ,it could be of help if you are looking for the road route, and if you still have questions don´t hesitate in contacting us in the Malaga transportation forum.
|Goverment||José María García Urbano (PP)|
|Area||137 km² (52.9 sq mi)|