Beautiful, isn't She?
Here is a picture of Mary posing by our newly acquired motor yacht. We wish!!! Haha. There are millions of pounds of boats here, but the mooring fees are very reasonable, when compared to those in the UK. There are as many UK registerd boats here as there are Spanish!
Rayuela's (Argentinian Restaurant)
This is a tiny, cosy restaurant tucked away just off Calle Real and Av'da San Lorenzo. The menu is extensive with plenty to chose from. Steaks, chicken, ham, fish, pasta and a small but varied wine list.
The waiter who was working when we visited was really friendly and helped my with my pronounciation of the menu (which he told me was more French than Spanish :lol:). Argentinian Pasties - very tasty!!
Just be warned the main courses are HUGE servings so it might be an idea to share a starter if you have a smaller appetite!
Royal Street - Calle Real
No doubt, it's the main shopping area in town: clothes, shoes, gifts, decoration... In addition you can find here more restaurants, bars and discos.
Sin duda es la principal zona comercial de la ciudad: ropa, zapatos, regalos, decoración... Además puedes encontrar más restaurantes, bares y discotecas.
We arrived in Spain at Malaga airport full of excitement for the week that we were to spend here in Andalusia. Always been one of my favorite destinations, but never before have I stayed here in Estepona. We had accommodation for the first night but the place was so noisy none of us could sleep so we moved to private accommodation in the centre of town which was absolutely fantastic. The owner could speak little English, his wife none, but we managed to communicate using our hands and dictionery.
Estepona is a great location to see the rest of Andalucia, we rented a car and visited Gibraltar (45 mins), Morrocco (which I hated see my Tangier page), Granada (2 1/2 hours), Ronda (50 mins) not to be missed, Malaga (45 mins) and many others.
Estepona also offers great eating places especially where the locals eat, we had lots of fun trying to find out what to order as they only spoke Spanish in the restaurant and the menu and other guests were all Spanish. They are such lovely people the Spaniards, they would offer us whatever they were eating so that we could taste and then decide if we wanted to order the same or not.
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.
"We'll be back"
It was a sad day when we had to say goodbye to Pedro and his family and we were all wondering how we were going to manage to get all our luggage back into our little car. We will all be back for sure to this lovely seaside resort with its mild climate and most wonderfull people