A Guide to the Best Beaches in Estepona
The beaches in Estepona stretch for over 20 kilometres with unique spaces that satisfy even the most demanding tastes. Of fine-grain sand, this coastline boasts all the creature comforts; you can have an aperitif in a beach bar, sun yourself on a beach lounger or access its nautical areas. A completely idyllic world in which to enjoy the sea.
Distances calculated from the Hotel Fuerte Estepona
Arroyo Vaquero Beach
Fuerte Estepona is located on Arroyo Vaquero beach, awarded with the blue flag, which is accessed directly from the hotel gardens. It is a quiet, vast beach with a sun lounger service from where you can see Morocco on clear days. Moderate waves.
Costa Natura (2 min on foot)
Those who prefer nudism will not be able to resist the charms of Costa Natura, one of the first nudist beaches on the Costa del Sol and one of the most famous in the whole of Europe. The feeling of freedom in contact with nature is the main draw of this pretty place.
Bahía Dorada (10 min on foot)
Bahía Dorada is in a wild, private environment where the stones form bizarre marine landscapes and you are treated to a pallet of colours from emerald shades to the brightest blue. Ideal for observing the underwater world.
Cristo Beach (6 min by car)
This beach forms a pretty cove, ideal at any time of the year. As it is protected from the wind the water isn’t usually cold and it is kept clean, which makes it an exceptional place for families with children. Part of it is a grove.
La Galera Beach (9 min by car)
This beach is away from the town centre and isn’t as busy as other beaches in the area. It has a rocky part which gives it a wild appearance and makes it ideal for those looking for peace and quiet.
Rada Beach (11 min by car)
Awarded the Q for quality and the Blue Flag on many occasions which certify its environmental state and cleanliness, this beach is one of the most emblematic of the town. It has an exceptional coastguard service and is a stone’s throw from the main streets of Estepona.
Tarifa (30 min by car)
The beaches in Tarifa are just 14 kilometres from the African coast. Of note is Bolonia beach, which boasts the curious ruins of Baelo Claudia. Its white sand dunes are one of the most important tourist attractions of the area together with its wide range of water sports and activities as interesting as dolphin watching.