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Costa del Sol and Costa de Almeria Sights

El Saladillo

  • A7, Km 166–172 Map It
  • Estepona
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 06/11/2014

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Something of a Costa del Sol secret, this quiet 4-km (2½-mile) beach of gray sand has long, empty stretches with plenty of room for towels, even in high summer, making it a great place to relax, walk, or swim. The water's safe for swimming when waves are low, but watch out for the undertow when it's windy. Located between San Pedro and Estepona, and flanked by residential developments, El Saladillo is dotted with the occasional beach bar, including Pepe's Beach, one of

the first on the Costa del Sol and still a popular seafood spot. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards (mid-June to mid-September); showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: solitude; sunset; walking.

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A7, Km 166–172, Estepona, 29688, Spain

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Updated 06/11/2014


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