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Estepona basks in a whopping 325 days of sunshine each year – there will be no clouds on your holiday horizon when you take a break in this sunny slice of Spain.
Located in the far west of the Costa del Sol, this sheltered seaside resort is the perfect place to unwind and soak up the rays. And the beaches in Estepona will ensure you do just that. They are wide, clean, golden, dotted with palm trees and caressed by gently rolling waters of brilliant blue. Visitors can have a go at a range of water sports, or simply lie back and relax on the sand.
The beaches often top the list of reasons why people book Estepona holidays. But there is also a swish marina, a throng of golf courses, a variety of amazing restaurants and an atmospheric old town. This dazzling mix of attractions makes Estepona a popular choice with all kinds of holidaymakers, from young families and couples to older groups looking for just enough nightlife and some of the best weather around the Med.
In Estepona, all-inclusive holidays can be taken within the luxurious confines of one of the resort’s many four- and five-star hotels. Some of the best spa resorts on the Costa del Sol can be found in and around Estepona, while there are also sprawling hotel complexes with swimming pools and excellent family amenities.
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For sun-kissed holidays, Estepona shines throughout the year. Figure out when to visit with our climate guide…
Estepona is blessed with endless sunshine, which is exactly how many visitors like it. If you want average daytime temperatures above 20C, visit between April and early November. Temperatures peak at 30C+ during hot days in July and August. Winters are mild here, with 16C averages in January, and just a handful of rainy days.
Join the locals at some of the top annual events in Estepona to get a taste of life in this part of Andalusia…
Bullfighting season; April to October: Outlawed elsewhere in Spain, this tradition lives on in Estepona and the town’s bullring hosts a series of events throughout the season. A popular contest is held during the town’s feria, which you can read about next.
Estepona Feria; July: Summer fairs (ferias) are a tradition in this part of Spain and each town and city hosts their own. In Estepona, the night sky lights up with thousands of bulbs, under which fairground rides whizz and swing and stallholders sell all manner of goods while you dance and drink the night away. You won’t miss it if you are in Estepona in early July.
Day of the Tourist; August: Held each year at the height of summer, tourists can take advantage of free guided tours, tapas tastings, museum open days, craft markets and a host of other visitor-friendly activities.
Sit back and relax if you like, but Estepona will attempt to lure you off the sun lounger with its range of attractions…
Free and cheap: A fine collection of free-to-enter museums is located in Estepona. From local archaeology and art, to the practice of bullfighting, there is much to learn about this fascinating place.
Shopping: Leather and clothing can be snapped up at bargain prices in the shops of Calle Real, while there are also three lively markets to try. There’s a weekly market at the marina (mostly for tourists), a Wednesday market that draws visitors and locals looking for fresh fruit and veg, and a daily market held near Castillo de San Luis where locals buzz about to collect ingredients for their suppers.
Nightlife: There are plenty of friendly bars to enjoy a cocktail or a cerveza in Estepona. Those in the town centre tend to attract the locals, while the marina is more geared towards visitors. There are also a couple of late-night clubs.