Living in Estepona, all you need to know

On the Costal del Sol, between the Sierra Bermeja mountains and the sea, lies Estepona. This classic Andalusian municipality, with a fascinating coastline, is fast becoming one of the most attractive places to live.

Why living in Estepona?

Estepona es una localidad pesquera tradicionalmente ahora convertida a resort conservando el toque Andaluz. Al caminar por sus calles repletas de edificios de paredes blancas con flores azules y rosas, con el mar de fondo. Su litoral se encuentra entre Puerto Banús y Sotogrande, dos de las marinas más importantes del mediterráneo. Además, Estepona cuenta con innumerables campos de golf, atracciones de ocio y centros comeriales.

Surrounded by Sierra Bermeja, Estepona has a micro weather with pratically 365 days of sun per year. Summers are hot and dry, and winters are soft.


La Plaza de las Flores, is a square in downtown where you can have a coffe in a terrace or sit on a bench, while enjoying the live of this place. With a population of 70.000 people, Estepona is a vibrant place but not too full. So if you are looking for a lively place but quite at the same time, sunny, and with the culture and style from Andalucia, Estepona is your place to live.


Getting around in and out of Estepona is not a problem. Malaga airport is an hour away by car and Gibraltar, on the other side, is another hour away by car. Two roads connect you, the A-7 with spectacular views of the entire coast or the AP-7, which is a toll road and allows you to get there faster. In case you don't have a car, there is a bus station in the east of Estepona that connects you to the main cities and airports.


You will find both large shopping malls like La Cañada, only 20 minutes from Estepona, and countless small and medium sized stores in the Center. In addition, you can visit the traditional markets where you can buy fresh fruit or vegetables.


If you have children, choosing the school where to study will not be a problem, since you have from Spanish schools to choose as international where the bilingual classes are given, both in English and Spanish. For example, International School in Estepona and Colegio Bilingüe Atalaya, both only 20 minutes away from the Center.


Just by living with the Sun, you will notice the difference. In addition, Estepona has public health and emergency hospitals in the same municipality and in Marbella. On the other hand, there are a variety of well known private hospitals and doctors.


As expected, the most offered jobs are in the tourism and real estate sectors. So if your experience is in sales or IT, you probably have more options to find a job.


The most popular homes are apartments near the beach and with a swimming pool. That is why at Grupo IPG we have the home you are looking for in front of the sea. Ventura Estepona, With a design inspired by one of those huge cruises that sail the Mediterranean, this new project is designed to live every day as if you were on vacation and with the comfort of being able to walk to all the services you need. Ventura Estepona has 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, several include a solarium.

For golf lovers, there are numerous prestigious golf courses nearby. Some are clubs you can join as a member and enjoy the benefits such as swimming pools, gyms, the golf course itself or access to the bar.

So if you're looking for a quiet place, for a vacation and at the same time a lively place with plenty of activities to do, the culture and the Andalusian style, Estepona is without a doubt your place to live.

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