Cool things to do in and around San Pedro de Alcantara

19 December, 2017

If you are looking for cool things to do in San Pedro de Alcantara, near Marbella, you will be spoilt for choice in this lively resort on the Costa del Sol.

Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus is situated just 6km to the west of San Pedro and is one of the glitziest places to visit for nightlife on the Costa del Sol. Rub shoulders with celebrities, or stroll around the designer shops during the daytime. Sit and people-watch as the luxury yachts moor up in the marina. The beaches and beach clubs are also highly recommended in Puerto Banus and award-winning restaurants line the port.

San Pedro Feria

One of the last ferias of the season, San Pedro Feria takes place for four days from 19 October. Enjoy flamenco shows, live music, fireworks and fairground rides, along with plenty of dancing, wine and tapas. Properties for sale in San Pedro de Alcantara are highly sought after by ex-pats looking for holiday homes.

Bars and restaurants

San Pedro’s bars and restaurants come alive in the evening with the cocktail crowd. Stroll along the promenade to one of the beach bars for a choice of fresh seafood, steaks and tapas or chill out at a piano bar or live entertainment venue in the centre of town. You will find a lively atmosphere around Church Square, or you can explore the narrows streets for hidden tapas bars.


Estepona is just a 20 minute drive west of San Pedro and retains much of its original Spanish charm. Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town and the colourful Plaza de las Flores. Sample the typical tapas, including sumptuous home-made tortillas, marinated anchovies and seafood salad.


Less than an hour’s drive the imposing Rock of Gibraltar looms over the Mediterranean. Head up the Rock to meet its most famous residents, the Barbary Apes. Take the cable car up for stunning views over the Rock and the sea. Take your time to wander around the shops for some duty-free shopping, and don’t forget your passport!

Historical attractions in San Pedro

San Pedro de Alcantara has its own historical heritage and monuments. If you want to find out more about the old village and the history of the surrounding area then you should visit the Paleochristian Basilica Church, the 3rd century Las Bovedas Roman Baths.


San Pedro enjoys a long golden, sandy beach, backed by a palm lined promenade and some great chiringuitos (beach restaurants). Whatever time of year you visit, you will plenty of things to see and do near the beach. With over 320 average days of sunshine each year, the beach is a great place for lunch – even in winter. Find a choice of beachfront San Pedro properties for sale.

Cycle the boardwalk

If you are a lover of the great outdoors why not hire a bike and cycle the boardwalk from San Pedro to Marbella? Enjoy stunning views over the Mediterranean on route or stop off at one of the beach cafes for refreshments or a bite to eat.

Properties for sale in San Pedro de Alcantara

If you are looking for properties for sale in San Pedro de Alcantara, you can choose from resale and new developments of townhouses, villas, apartments and plots.

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