SAN PEDRO DE ALCÁNTARA OLD TOWN.
San Pedro in its current state owes its existence to Manuel Gutiérrez de la Concha e Irigoyen (1808-1874), the first Marqués del Duero, who created a farming colony on the spot in the early 1860s, naming it after both his favouritesaint and his mother, Petra de Alcántara Irigoyen. The settlement was built for workers of the sugar cane and cotton plantations. Sugar mill building has preserved to nowadays. San Pedro has become a first-class tourist destination and highly sought-after area for living, with variety of luxury developments, golf courses, sandy beaches, magnificent infrastructure, numerous amenities and international schools. There is also important cultural heritage sites in the area.
San Pedro de Alcántara’s beach is bordered by wonderful sea boulevard, stretching from Lindavista Baja to Puerto Banus and further to Marbella. It takes 15-20min to walk from San Pedro to Puerto Banus. The sea boulevard is very popular among residents and guests, there are some sporting facilities installed by Townhall on the boulevard and one can find numerous beach bars and chiringuitos to stop for a drink or lunch.
San Pedro de Alcántara´s Boulevard is of recent construction, it is separating the centre of the town and the beachside residential areas, the N340 coastal road what used to cross the town is now taken underground, into tunnel. This way it was created extensive area with pedestrian bridges and walkways, parks & water features, restuarants and children playgrounds for enjoyment of the residents and guests. The Boulevard is one of the favorite places for walks and family meetings.
The visit to historical center of San Pedro is recommended, one can appreciate the typical Mediterranean architecture including the town church built in 1869 by the Marqués del Duero. San Pedro is a small town, however, it has several places worth the visit. Do not miss the vestiges of this unique destination!
- San Pedro de Alcantara History
- Things To Do in San Pedro de Alcantara
- Your Guide to San Pedro de Alcántara
- Tourist information office
BASILICA & ROMAN TERMS
Paleo-Christian basilica of San Pedro de Alcántara is one of the oldest examples of the Christian church, of the Iberian Peninsula and its approximate dating is in the sixth century. In this place there was a miscegenation of cultures that was distributed among the Romans, the Visigoths and the Byzantines. The structure of the basilica itself, of which only remains are left, accounts for its glorious past, as well as, the impressive baptismal font in it and a set of tombs that are scattered around it.
The Basilica bath of San Pedro is the first spa originally from the Costa del Sol. In addition to its hygienic use, the hot springs were, above all, a social gathering point and inside it created a relaxed atmosphere, conducive to everything type of meetings. It has a series of baths of different temperatures: hot, temperate, cold, distributed around a central relaxation area.
LA GAVIA – Andalusian style beachside complex
R3671309 Beautiful & spacious south-west facing apartment 200m from the sea promenade in popular San Pedro Alcántara. The apartment is in mint condition, comes fully furnished (wooden furnishings have been painted by local expert) and equipped. The property comes complete with parkings space in underground garage and two storage rooms. It is a best 3bed unit currently for sale in this price range on San Pedro beach. It would make a perfect home for family (Laude International school is at walking distance) or an excellent holiday retreat. This stunning apartment will not last long on the market, contact us today to arrange the visit!
LAS ADELFAS – renowed beachfront complex with 24h security
R3521239 Bright and sunny renovated second floor Apartment with lovely views to landscaped gardens, pool, mountains and the sea. The Apartment comprises living-dinning room with fireplace, modern sleek kitchen & laundry room, good size master bedroom with dressing area & access to main terrace, en-suite bathroom (double sink. walk in shower, bathtube). Further there are one double and one single guest bedrooms sharing family bathroom (walk-in shower), both feature new fitted wardrobes. Property comes complete with private parking space and a storage room in the underground garage. The complex is fully gated and with manned security/concierge service 24h+CCTV cameras. This is one of the nicest urbanisations on the beach with extensive manicured gardens featuring two large beach-like swimming pools and authentic Andalusian arquitecture. We have more great properties for sale in Las Adelfas, for example: R3518128 & R3516931
CASABLANCA BEACH – luxury frontline beach complex
R3669287 Luxury fully furnished and decorated duplex apartment in gated sea front complex in San Pedro, Marbella. High quality building materials have been used throughout, including marble floors and bathrooms, fitted & equipped kitchen, carpentry etc. The complex features manicured sub-tropical gardens with beautiful swimming pool and has direct access to beach with number of restaurants and beach bars at easy reach.. It takes around 20 minutes walk to reach Puerto Banus by beach promenade. The property consist of: entrance hall, fully fitted & equipped kitchen, lounge-dinning room with access onto huge covere terrace with views to swimming pool, further tiled uncovered patio with direct access to pool area. On the same level there are two good size double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and built in wardrobes. On the lower level there is a large entertaiment room with natural light,featuring pool table, spacious sitting area and a full bathroom. Possibility to create 3rd bedroom on this level. This is unique opportunity to acquire exquisite property in the luxury complex on San Pedro beachfront. We have more beautiful apartments available in this complex, for example R2779751
GUADALMINA BAJA – prestigious beachside urbanisation of San Pedro
R3610946. An extraordinary property at the prime location! Timeless elegance meets contemporary comforts in this stunning beachside Villa. Sitting on a large plot just 150m from the sea shore, the property is surrounded by sumptuous villas and lush greenery of prestigious residential neighborhood Guadalmina Baja. Marble staircase takes to the upper level with: distribution hall, cinema room with access to sunny terrace overlooking the gardens & swimming pool and three double guest bedrooms all with generous proportions, high ceilings, fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathrooms. Extensive manicured gardens boast beautiful swimming pool with wooden deck & sunbathing area, kids pool with stone waterfall and the gymnasium. The property comes complete with garage for three cars and space for at least five more on the driveway. This is an outstanding luxury home at top beachside address in Marbella. We have more gorgeous villas available in this area, for example R3547822, R3551701, R3085033.
GUADALMINA ALTA – popular area among golfers
R2805086 Exceptional value for money! This beautiful front-line golf villa with pleasant views over the fairways of the Real Club de Golf Guadalmina near San Pedro Alcántara. Short drive to Puerto Banús and also Estepona town, close to commercial centre with all amenities, restaurants & bars, schools, and San Pedro town. The elegant classic design combines comfort with style. The property consists of: grand entrance hall, large bright lounge, fully fitted kitchen, double guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom, guest toilet. On the upper level there are two double guest bedrooms, the master bedroom has acces to terraces. Landscaped gardens feature lovely swimming pool. The garage fits up to 4 cars, basement area includes also storage room and bathroom. Great value golf-front property in a sought after address!
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