San Pedro de Alcántara (Málaga)

San Pedro de Alcantara.

The hidden gem of Marbella.

San Pedro de  Alcantara can be defined as a small urban nucleus belonging to the well-known city of Malaga.

Marbella is a town where the rich and famous from all over the world usually stay.

And that has Puerto Banús as a jewel in a crown that does not seem to wear out with the passage of time.

Especially, this town is  known around the world as one of the most luxurious cities in our country.

Curiously, that has nothing to do with its way of life.

Why you should visit San Pedro de Alcantara.

Basically, an austere destination far from the eccentricities of Marbella and Puerto Banús.

Its best known characteristics are  the gastronomy and the blue flag beaches.

 Without a doubt, a different place that has become…

One of the most important tourist attractions in Andalusia last summer.

Also their cultural heritage as a flag of which we are going to tell you its most outstanding characteristics.

Although it really is part of the city of Marbella, San Pedro Alcantara can be defined as a completely separate town.

For this same reason, San Pedro are  far from luxury in which tranquility is the true guide of its people.

First of all,  let’s not forget their  impressive microclimate  to enjoy all year.

San Pedro de Alcantara,  a place to rest.

San Pedro are it is without a doubt, a route through the most coastal Spain.

Get lost in the beauty of its white streets of houses adorned with geraniums.

A Cultural Route.

Essentially, is a coastal town if not it has a good promenade where you can enjoy the sea breeze.

A wide route in which to meet people of all ages and where parks and gardens…

full of flowers flood the streets near the beach.

 The Bulevar de San Pedro Alcántara.

A recent construction where strolling becomes a real delight, especially in the cool of the night.

Basically, an area of ​​contrasts with  aromatic plants and Mediterranean species.

Often this place offers cultural programs and musical performances.

What monument can we see in San Pedro de Alcantara?

In a separate place is the well-known Paleo-Christian basilica of Vega del Mar ( 6th century).

We recommend your visit.

What to eat in San Pedro de Alcantara.

Tons of fresh fish arrive every day from the depths of the sea to delight tourists and locals.

A perfect place to go out for tapas where you can breathe that summer atmosphere so typical.

Of course, a  plate of ham on the terrace overlooking the sea or some good sardines on the sand of the beach..

Here is a selection of our favorite places in San Pedro Alcantara:

Merchán House.

Indisputably,  a modest establishment where you eat a lot and well. 

Firsts suggestions include the spicy potatoes, the ‘bicycles’, (boquerones in vinegar)

Second: the hake croquettes and the Malaga ‘concheo’, both the thin shells and the coquinas, the clams and the bowling pins.

Third:  is essential to order their frying because it is “one of the restaurants that fries the best in Andalusia.

The most important: clean and abundant oil and very fresh product.

Savor Restaurant.

The kimchi croquette nigiri with tuna tartare and wasabi guacamole.

Moreover, championship tapa that won the award for the best tapas in Malaga in 2017.

You should also try the creamy Iberian shoulder croquette, the Cuban old clothes taco-tapa,

About  100% goat cannelloni with seasonal mushroom and the cod with mandarin pil pil, mashed potatoes and Aloreña olive.

To finish the Thai torrija, which tastes as good as it sounds:

coconut milk soaked brioche bread with citronella ice cream and kafir lime leaf,

kumquat bubbles and saffron.

The Distillerie.

Evidently, la Distillerie is a signature cuisine in a select and careful environment.

Truly Mediterranean cuisine in whose menu we find suggestive dishes such as the glazed knuckle.

Last, the red prawns with pil pil, the fish carpaccio with summer pearls and pepper and the oxtail cannelloni, among others.

The Candil.

Without a doubt, a famous bodeguita with a lively atmosphere.

Indisputably, where locals often go to have some great tapas and have a good time.

Their potato omelette is famous, you have to try it.

The Russian salad and tomato with melva and olive oil, sirloin with Sherry,

artichokes with ham, oxtail and pisto are the best tapas you will have during all your holidays.

Why are the beaches of San Pedro the best?

Because it has held a Blue Flag for more than 20 years, a well-deserved award from beaches.

And it has dark sand and gravel and a wonderful eucalyptus forest that reaches almost to the very edge of the beach.

First of all, a  long promenade is characterized by the presence of large palm trees.

To finish, say that countless beach bars that invite you to relax after a long day at the beach.

What are the closest cities to San Pedro de Alcantara?.

Of course, Malaga deserves a separate chapter:

Because it is the capital of the Costa del Sol and the province, a city that offers many attractions.

First, The Picasso Museum, the Alcazaba, the Cathedral, the old town.

Last, following the coast to Malaga, you can visit Fuengirola, Benalmádena, Torremolinos

On the other side, towards Cádiz, Estepona is the first city, followed by Manilva.

After, if you want to continue a little longer, you can reach Sotogrande.. one of the most luxurious urbanizations.

Mijas Pueblo, Ronda, Istán and Casares are the cities near Puerto Banús.

To finish, Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Benalmádena, Estepona…

Also  Manilva are other coastal towns, cities to visit if what you are looking for is beach, sun and sea.

Actually, in these towns you will also find numerous theme parks, one more leisure option for your holidays.

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Destination name

San Pedro de Alcántara (Málaga)
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Málaga Airport 83€
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