Top 5 Best Beaches in Estepona

Updated on: April 1, 2024

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Want to explore Estepona’s beaches? Our guide to the top 5 beaches gives you a quick look on the best spots. Perfect for any trip – with family, friends, or solo. Estepona’s beaches offer everything from fun days out to quiet relaxation. Whether you’re into lively spots with lots of activities or peaceful corners for chilling, there’s a beach just right for you. 

1. Playa de la Rada

Playa Rada Beach in Estepona

Playa de La Rada in Estepona is the go-to beach for everyone! It’s long, over 2.5 kilometers, so there’s plenty of room to spread out and play. Plus, it’s super clean, even winning a special award called the Blue Flag. It’s right next to town, so getting there is very easy. 

 

The beach is big enough that it never feels too packed, even when lots of people show up. For kids, there’s a fun play area, and if you’re hungry or need a place to sit, there are lots of beach bars that offer food and chair rentals. It’s perfect for families or anyone who wants to have a fun day by the sea.

2. Playa del Saladillo

Playa del Saladillo

Playa Del Saladillo in Estepona is a long, lovely beach that stretches over 2.6 kilometers, located on the New Golden Mile. It’s the perfect spot if you’re looking for a peaceful day by the sea. The vibe is really calm, so you can relax and enjoy the sound of the waves. This beach has everything you need. You can also rent beach chairs, making it comfortable for everyone. 

3. Playa del Cristo

Playa del Cristo Beach in Estepona

Playa del Cristo in Estepona is a smaller, sheltered cove beach west of the marina.  It’s the perfect place for families, especially with little kids, because the water is calm and not too deep.

 

The beach has a really warm and friendly feel to it. You’ll find a couple of beach bars where you can grab a bite, enjoy some drinks, and even rent sunbeds. And if you love sunsets, you’re in for a treat here. It’s one of the best places to watch the sun go down, making it a hit with both the local folks and visitors looking to relax and soak in the beauty of the beach.

4. Playa de Guadalmansa

Playa de Guadalmansa Beach in Estepona

Playa de Guadalmansa in Estepona is this quiet, peaceful beach that’s long and narrow, giving you lots of space to chill out. It has a beach bar where you can grab a drink or a snack.

 

If you’re looking for a quiet place away from all the busy spots, especially in the summer, this beach is perfect. You can take long walks along the coast, feeling the breeze and listening to the waves. And if you’re into a bit of adventure, there’s kite surfing and other water sports to try out. It’s a great spot for anyone wanting to relax and maybe try something new on the water.

5. Playa del Castor & Playa del Velerín

Playa del Velerin

Playa del Castor and Playa del Velerín in Estepona are connected beaches perfect for those who love quiet spaces but also enjoy being active. They’re great for peaceful walks and water sports like kite surfing. Plus, there’s a good beach bar where you can relax and enjoy some food and drinks.

Author: Lucie Sprenarova

Lucie Sprenarova is the Founder & CEO of LUCKY SOL REAL ESTATE. With a degree from business economic school, years of experience in the Costa del Sol area and a wealth of customer service experience, Lucie has a distinctive, more personal approach to real estate. Known for her genuine passion, social skills and love for the Costa del Sol, she strives to ensure that every client receives exceptional service.

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