The Orchidarium building has an area of 1,000 square meters and 15,000 cubic meters of volume. It is divided into two levels separated by a beautiful bamboo forest. The visitor will enjoy visual attractions such as a lake, three waterfalls (one over 15 meters) and three glass domes, the highest one reaches 30 meters height, offering an amazing image from inside.
The Orchidarium of Estepona is a member of the European Orchid Council
Corominas dolmen necrópolis
The Interpretation Center of Corominas is the southernmost of the megalithic necropolises located in Andalusia and one of the most important of our historical and cultural heritage.
It is located in the Municipal Park "San Isidro Labrador", better known as Los Pedregales. Inside, the topography of the site has been reconstructed, including five dolmens from about 5,000 years ago in their original position, from which several dozen individuals were exhumed, buried with ceramic vessels, stone tools, arrowheads, axes and personal ornaments, perforated seashells and necklace beads, some of them are made on semiprecious stones.
In Los Pedregales was built a vault of about 24 meters in diameter and six meters high, hidden under the landscape of the park, and crowned by a central oculus.
The explanatory panels, the showcases with the materials found inside the tombs, the sky of constellations of the time and the illumination through optical fibre, complement the exhibition.
Estepona promenade has 3 Kilometres away from the Port of Estepona to the end of the beach, where you can enjoy wonderful sunsets, due to the variety of lights and colours that transmit the sun and clouds. The atmosphere of light and sea invite you to enjoy a landscape with the smell of summer.
This promenade has numerous establishments (bars and restaurants) around, where you can enjoy the Andalusian cuisine, as well as walking surrounded by palm trees and gardens, where you can enjoy a variety of native plants.
In summer, the promenade is the place where the book fair is located, night market (sale of bags, necklaces, watches, caricatures, mineral stones, etc), and you can enjoy chess tournaments and many other activities such as dance performances and concerts. It is a place to enjoy and relax.
Roman baths of the Hedionda, Casares
The well-known Baths of the Hedionda, Heritage Asset, constitute one of the historical landmarks of the massif of the Utrera and in general of all Casares.
Men has been able to take advantage of this ferruginous Sulfur Baths, located in a beautiful and advantageous place, since Roman times. The square spa with a spherical vault of pendentives and two barrel vaults, is in the right margin of the stream Albarrán and very close to the limit of Manilva.
You can immerse yourself in its waters with a characteristic smell of sulphur and cover your skin with its clays to leave your skin well-nourished and soft.
Castillo de la duquesa
The Castillo de la Duquesa, also called Fortín de Sabinillas, is 100 meters from the coast, a few minutes from Puerto de la Duquesa and the Barriada de Sabinillas. It was built in 1767 during the reign of Carlos III, in order to defend this area from the constant incursions of pirates and corsairs.
Now, it hosts a mayor's office, but receives numerous visits by its architectonic due to its historical importance. The fortress was built using some old walls that barely exceeded one meter in height left by the Romans.
The structure of the castle housed a detachment for the cavalry and another for the infantry, as well as a barn, a kitchen and a chapel. It is currently a meeting place for cultural and leisure events, and you can also visit some archaeological remains found in the area.
Estepona old town
The centre of Estepona is considered one of the most beautiful on the Costa del Sol, with typical Andalusian architecture and essence, pedestrian streets, and a dose of modernity.
Stroll through the different neighbourhoods and areas that host high-quality and original paintings in their buildings, and discover a new way of enjoying art. The so-called 'Route of the Murals' has more than 25 large-scale paintings and poetry murals in Estepona.
Caminito del rey
El Caminito del Rey is located in El Chorro, a village belonging to the municipality of Álora, near the region of the Guadalhorce Valley, in the province of Málaga, Spain. It is one of the main rock climbing centres in Europe.
It consists of a hanging footbridge approximately one meter wide at the narrowest points and about three kilometres long. It runs along the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, with a height above the river of 100 meters on average. Its newly remodelled platform allows everybody to make the Caminito del Rey in a completely safe way.
Gibraltar is situated in the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It is recognised historically as the southern lowest point of Europe and is also strategically positioned at the western end of the Mediterranean, forming one of the ancient Pillars of Hercules. The nearby countries are Spain to the north and Morocco (North Africa) to the south, on the other side of the strait 24 kilometres (15 miles) away. The Rock is mainly Jurassic Limestone some 200 million years old.
To climb the Rock of Gibraltar we use the cable car.
Ronda is a city in the Spanish province of Malaga located on a deep gorge called El Tajo. It separates the new city, which dates back to around the 15th century, from the old town, which dates back to the time of Arab rule. In the New Bridge, a stone bridge that extends over the gorge, there is a viewpoint with views. The bullring of the new city, a legendary square of the 18th century, is one of the most outstanding monuments of the city.
Ronda is located in the most north western area of the province of Malaga (Andalusia - Spain), in a basin surrounded by mountains of great continuity and medium altitude, conferring a magical character that, together with its climatic, hydrological, vegetation and soil, they have determined it throughout its rich and diverse history.