El Girasol

Luxury villa to rent near Estepona



centro-comercial-lagunaThe nearest beach is a 4 minute drive, where there is a rustic beach bar, English run, with good food and live music at the weekend. Next to this is Laguna Village, with designer shops, restaurants and bars, and Puro Beach with luxury sun beds  around a lovely pool, right next to the beach.

All water sports at nearby beaches, and Tarifa well known for world class  windsurfing is one and a half hours drive.

Places to visit

Puerto Banus and Marbella are a 15 minute drive, great for sight seeing, shopping and relaxing.

Granada, Seville and Cordoba are 2 hours away, Gibraltar 40 minutes and Jerez famous for the Andalucian horse and of course sherry. Historic Ronda is an hour’s drive. All well worth a visit, especially during their Feria weeks.

Selwo safari park is just 10 minutes away, where you can take one of their special buses to view the animals, sun hats and walking shoes are recommended.


estepona1Estepona town a short 3 minutes, with ample underground parking, is right on the beach and there are many Spanish  beach bars along the promenade.

The old part of town is beautiful and well worth a walk. There is an excellent choice of  tapas bars and restaurants, all serving great food. Lots of good shops too.

A large supermarket is situated just before  you get to Estepona.

On the other side of town is the port of Estepona, lots of yachts, bars and restaurants, and very lively in the evenings.

On Sunday mornings a rastro market is held, great bargains to be found.


For horse lovers, there are two riding stables within a kilometre of the house, and regular horse shows.

The area is famous for the huge number of golf courses, all within easy reach.

There are tennis and paddle tennis clubs nearby.

Practical Information



Nearest airports
  • Malaga (40 min drive) over 60 international fights per day
  • Gibraltar (40 min drive) for flights to and from the UK


Car hire  is available at very reasonable rates


Check out the Estepona tourist office for news and events in Estepona