San Pedro de Alcantara: The Sparkling Spanish Seaside Town
Occupying a prime and perfect position between the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range and the glamorous and glitzy town of Marbella, San Pedro de Alcantara is a classy and charismatic coastal town that has retained all of its authentic Spanish charm. A stunning central plaza unfurls into a colourful cultural tapestry of architecture, art and antiquity, showcasing some of the region’s most picturesque monuments. Meander through stylish souvenir shops, gorgeously green parks and traditional taverns for an ambient and authentic experience of this secretive Spanish treasure.
A Blissful Beach and Beautiful Boulevard
A picturesque and principal allure of San Pedro de Alcantara is the sprawling and sandy beach that stretches into the horizon. Backed by a convivial promenade and decorated with palm trees and bustling bars, the beach provides opportunities for both relaxation and revelry; wander the sandy strip in order to either find a serene spot to recline upon or an authentic restaurant in which to enjoy traditional treats.
A Wonder in the Woodland
One of the town’s most interesting historic monuments is undoubtedly the remarkable ruins of La Basilica de Vega del Mar, an ancient church whose sacred remains reside in the mystical eucalyptus forest beside the town. Wander amidst the sweet scents and crumbling ruins before visiting the National Archaeological Museum to discover the excavated treasures discovered in the site’s Roman necropolis.
Indulge your taste buds with a cultural culinary experience at La Bodega el Cantinero, a rustic and remarkable restaurant that specialises in sublime Spanish specialities. Feast upon sizzling chorizo, crisp patatas bravas and rich Spanish omelette while listening to authentic flamenco performances and absorbing the truly traditional ambience. (Pablo Ruiz Picasso N19, San Pedro de Alcantara,Spain)