"Estepona, Costa del Sol" Top 5 Page for this destination Estepona by Geoff_Wright

Estepona Travel Guide: 128 reviews and 261 photos

Estepona has been occupied by the Phoenicians, the Romans and the Moors (Arabs). It was the Moors who occupied Estepona and Andalucia the longest. There are very few vestiges of those times left, just fortifications, walls and watch towers.

In 1456 Estepona was reclaimed by Spain from the moors and from this moment on the history of the town has been fully recorded.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Pleasant Marina area
  • Cons:Our less-favourite town along this coast
  • Last visit to Estepona: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated Jan 13, 2004
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  • karenincalifornia's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2006 at 8:02 AM

    Hey nice yacht! Looking for a good place to visit in Andaluscia. Your tips and comments are very helpful.

  • spanishguy's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2005 at 9:04 AM

    Good job Geoff! The fountain has no a specific name, it's know as "the fountain at the end of calle Real" ;-) I have just finished my Estepona page too. Merry Christmas!

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2004 at 12:24 AM

    Nice Page, We used Estepona as our base for Morocco & Gibralter

  • binnie's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2004 at 4:09 AM

    It looks a nice place, maybe one day i will get there.

  • Beach_dog's Profile Photo
    Jan 31, 2004 at 3:02 AM

    I´ve been working the last two weeks not so far from the harbour. I had lunch a few times right on the front, near where you did. Oh yes... Mary is beautiful :0)

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Jan 27, 2004 at 9:32 AM

    Nice page with excellent photos. I enjoyed.

  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2004 at 1:53 PM

    Are those your bowling balls on the pavement on the top pic? :-) Oh I always need to know where the toilet blocks are. And I am sure it was Lager Mary was drinking :-)

  • daarth's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2004 at 11:17 AM



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