A GEM ON THE SOUTH COAST OF SPAIN
VIEW TO THE SEA FROM THE BALCONY
Enjoy the fantastic view of the coast from the balcony.
See as far as the Gibraltar and the Atlas Mountains.
DAY TRIP TO GIBRALTAR
When staying in Estepona you must visit Gibraltar. Go on a guided trip to the rock and visit the nature reserve with monkeys, nature trails and stalactite caves. After a trip to the upper rock, you can stroll down the Main Street for some tax-free shopping.
When entering Gibraltar, you will have to cross the runway, so do not miss the chance to see the planes lifting off or landing at the airport up close.
Give yourself a spa experience just like the old Romans. The legend tells us that Cesars wounded soldiers camped by the springs and then bathed themselves in them. Afterwards the soldiers felt fresh and healed again – and were able to win the wars.
Rub yourself with the mud from the springs and feel how smooth your skin gets. You simply must try this.
Mijas is situated approximately 30 km from Málaga. Mijas is a very cosy and popular “white town” – the Spanish name for the original villages. Enjoy the beautiful views, narrow streets and whitewashed houses.
Mijas is named ”Conjunto Historico-Artistico”, which represents a monument of historic and artistic significance.
LOCAL MARKET ON THE PORT OF ESTEPONA
Every Sunday you will find the local market on the port of Estepona. Experience the typical Spanish market with small stalls that sells everything from clothes to Spanish ceramics. Take a break and enjoy the atmosphere from the restaurants or bars nearby.
THE OLD TOWN OF ESTEPONA
The old tpown is wonderful, flowers all over colors everywhere
in all streets, alleys - everywhere. As spanish as can be.
CAMINITO DEL REY - THE KING'S LITTLE PATHWAY
If you like hiking and stunning nature that will take your breath away, this is the perfect trip for you. Walk along the pathway built on the walls of the spectacular Gaitanes Gorge and enjoy the amazing views.
The trip is around 8 km long in total and you should expect to complete the hike in around three to four hours. Choose a guided tour for a more enriched experience. The guide will tell you about the history, geography and biodiversity of the area and surroundings.
The hike is not physically demanding but you should have in mind that it takes you uphill, downhill, across steps and over boardwalks. Many visitors will experience some dizziness because of the heights and narrow path. Be aware that children must be 8 years or older to enter the hike.
When planning your visit:
Buy your ticket in advance and maybe book a guided tour on the official website: www.caminitodelrey.info/en/#1
There is a 25-minute walk from the parking area to the starting point of the tour.
The temperature in the area can be quite a bit lower than by the coast. Please check the weather forecast in advance.
Remember to bring a bottle of water and maybe some source of energy for the trip.
Buy a ticket for the bus that drives back to the parking area from the finishing point. You will find a restaurant at both the beginning and the end of the path.The place can be very crowded at times, especially in weekends and national holidays. Open for visits from Tuesdays to Sundays.
How to get there by car:
Malaga is an underrated beautiful city, especially right around the port
in old Malaga. In Malaga you must see: Calle Larios,
Catedral, Alcazaba (mini Al Hambra), Castillo de Gibralfaro, Picasso Museum and Tyssem Museum - to name something good.
21/2 hours drive through the country of an extremely beautiful road, lies Seville. Seville is definitely one of the most interesting cities in Spain. See Torre Giraldi, Plaza de Espana, Seville Cathedral and
Alcazar de Sevilla
Known as the 'Venice of Spain, markets and with boats at quay and pier. Surrounded by the Sierra Cabonera mountains, close to Malaga with views to Gibraltar.
The city is known for its luxury, its jet set. Experience the city from the canals with a harbor cruise. Explore the wonderful restaurants and activities. Experience polo on horseback, visit the wonderful markets, beach bars, golf - a wonderful place to visit. Sotogrande is just half an hour's drive from Estepona.
Estepona Beach is a long and broad sand beach. Along the beach promenade you will find cafes and chiringuitos, play areas for kids, ball courts, swaying palm trees and lots of possibilities to rent sun loungers and sunshades for a day in the sun.Enjoy the promenade Paseo Marítimo by day or by evening for a stroll along the promenade.
EXPERIENCE ONE OF SPAIN’S OLDEST CITIES: RONDA
Ronda is named one of Spain’s oldest cities and known for the spectacular El Tajo gorge and striking bridge across – the “Puente Nuevo” or “The New Bridge” (built in 1793!). Ronda also houses a bullring for the controversial sport and is known to be the birthplace of modern bullfighting.
A small and old, unchanged town with beautiful churches, museums, shops, cafes and tapas bars.
CULTURE AND ARCHITECTURE – THE MOORISH PALACE
Alhambra is a beautiful palace in Granada at the foot of Sierra Nevada. Built back in 889 and often referred to as the world’s eighth wonder. The Alhambra is history, fantastic views, art, beautiful gardens, legends and monumental palaces.
If you plan to visit Alhambra, we recommend that you buy tickets in advance.
Casares is a historic village and another of the “white towns” with
an old fortress dating back to the 12th century. Visit Casares to experience the white sugar cube houses, the narrow streets, the spectacular views and Spanish charm. The village is also home for
the peregrine falcons and kestrels, so be prepared if you enjoy birdwatching. You will find Casares only half an hour away by car.
SELWO AVENTURA ANIMAL PARK
Selwo Aventura is a fantastic wildlife park with more than 2,000 animals. Experience wild nature as in Africa with animals like lions, giraffes, zebras, leopards.
The park also offers adventure activities such as ziplining, kuruka trampolines and hanging bridges. A great day out for the family!
MARBELLA OLD TOWN
Marbella is typical Andalusian town with lots of Mediterranean glamour. You will find Michelin-starred restaurants, glamorous nightlife, luxurious yachts and cars along green parks, a historic city center, cozy tapas bars and beautiful beaches.
Definitely worth a visit!
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The Caminito del Rey can be very crowded at times, so we recommend that you plan to arrive 30-45 minutes before
the tour takes off. That will give you time to find a parking lot and
be ready in time.
Be aware that other guests may park along the side of the road
near the entrance.
GOLF - SO MUCH GOLF!
When visiting Estepona, you will find lots of golf courses everywhere you go. The area holds a total of 78 golf courses within the first 50 km. World-class golf courses that will satisfy even the most fastidious golfer.
The area has so much focus on golfing that you can rent a set of golf clubs when arriving at the airport.