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Guide to Estepona Costa del Sol Spain
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If your looking for an affordable luxury holiday in the sun, Estepona would be a wise choice. Read our in depth review of Estepona, beaches and facilities below. Search our top holiday offers in Estepona HERE
Estepona Playa la Rada Beach Estepona:

Flamingo dancing and tapas along the promenade while dining or sipping a cool cocktail watching the glistening gentle lapping of the Mediterranean on a pristine blue flag beach. There are seventeen beaches in total along the Estepona coast. While most are sandy and slope gently into the sea, there are a few volcanic ones. The cove at El Cristo Beach provides a well sheltered and very calm swimming experience. La Rada is the towns main beach stretching about 2 miles of soft sand with a modern promenade that extends its length and plenty of cafes, bars and quick food.

With only a residency of 70,000, Estepona has maintained its old world Spanish looks and way of life. Though its very switched on to tourism and there are plenty of tourist related facilities in Estepona, with plenty of hotels, restaurants, shops and leisure activities.
You will find a mix of traditional restaurants, bars and small sophisticated boutiques around the cobbled streets.

You will find some attractions to explore in Estepona like the Parque Botanico Orquidario with over 1,300 different types of orchids and a waterfall with a fifty foot drop all under giant glass domes.
Or enjoy a quite coffee while exploring the Plaza de las Flores de Estepona in the city’s Old Town. 19th-century buildings and houses adorn the beautiful town square which features a fountain.
Or maybe visit the Teatro Auditorio Felipe VI for an exhibition or show. The auditorium accommodates 600 attendees and the ceilings are decorated with lights to create stars in the sky.
For those interested in very old history there's the Archaeological Museum which accommodates about 400 artifacts some dating back to the Paleolithic age. complete with a 2-inch figurine estimated at over 5000 years old.
There's also the Paleontology Museum with dinosaur skeletons and fossils dating back about 4 million years!
While the Ethnographic Museum demonstrates the culture of Estepona residents over the ages with over 2,000 artifacts relating to the life of agriculture and fishing which are the roots of most Spanish coastal towns.

There are several golf courses in Estepona suitable for both novices and professionals. Los Flamingos Golf is more exclusive and a par 71 golf course.
La Resina Golf Club is one of the best 9 hole par 3 and 4 courses on the Costa del Sol. Set in semi-tropical gardens and superb landscaping. There are many other golf clubs with some being part of exclusive resorts.

Oddly enough even though Estepona is not a huge town and not such a popular destination for the rich and famous like Marbella, there are more 5 star hotels in Estepona than the bigger Marbella and prices are a lot lower. So if your looking for an affordable luxury holiday in the sun, Estepona would be a wise choice.

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