Estepona is a municipality in the western part of the Costa del Sol, about 70 km from Malaga airport. The town used to be a small fishing village, and even though the local tourism has influenced the townscape, Estepona could keep its charm and quiet ambience.
The location of this town between the sea and the Sierra Bermeja mountain ranges makes it possible to enjoy many different activities, including among them 17 excellent Estepona beaches along a coastline of 21 km.
Visitors can stroll through the old part of the town, where they encounter cobbled streets, Andalusian architecture, small shops and people chatting outside their houses. Besides, the promenade of Estepona is very mentionable, lined with palm trees, flower beds and beach bars. If you book a car hire Malaga airport, you can get to Estepona in no more than 40 minutes taking the motorway AP-7.
Nonetheless, tourists can also find entertainment and a wide range of leisure possibilities, for example golf and water sports, the natural park Selwo with wild animals, the School of Equestrian Art on the Costa del Sol, lots of Tapa bars offering fresh seafood, some interesting historical monuments (fish market, Church of Los Remedios, Clock Tower and Bullfighting Arena) as well as a cheerful nightlife.
Estepona has one of the most extensive and diverse offerings in terms of accommodation and a few of the best five star hotels in Malaga. Estepona is also one of the municipalities with the largest number of excellent golf courses. The picturesque port of Estepona is located just five minutes from downtown and offers a wide variety of bars and restaurants and nightlife. The magnificent facilities in the Marina of Estepona, allow the docking of ships and yachts.