Estepona - Mini Guides

Healthcare in Estepona


An EHC, (European Health Care) card is necessary to receive healthcare in Spain if you are just visiting; this is obtainable from the health service of your country of origin, provided it is within the EU. Private doctors will not accept this card; either direct payment or an insurance policy is needed to cover these bills. Expats can receive free healthcare, provided they are paying social security. The “Ambulatorio” is the equivalent of A&E in England; it is situated more or less in the centre of town. The address is as follows:

Avda Juan Carlos I, S/N
29680 Estepona
Tel: 902 505 061

Clínica del Río” provides a quality medical service that is close and easily accessible to the residents of the easternmost part of the Costa del Sol. With over 20 medical specialties and specialized units, the clinic ensures comprehensive healthcare options for the community.

Avda. Litoral. Edificio Playa del Ángel, local 4
29680 Estepona
Tel: 952 805 329

“Hospital Cenyt” in Estepona is a premier private health centre offering comprehensive medical care. With over 40 medical specialities, a spacious facility spanning 3000 m2, and a dedicated team of more than 160 professionals.

Avda de Andalucía, nº 2 y 4
29680 Estepona
Tel: 952 80 81 00
Emergencies: 951 519 340

“Hospital de Alta Resolución de Estepona” – The hospital, constructed by Estepona Town Council and operated by the Andalusian Regional Government, spans an impressive 14,235.84 square meters. It features departments such as Emergency, Hospitalization, Surgery, Outpatient Care, Diagnostic Testing, and more. The centre follows a high-resolution model with three operating theatres and a range of single and care rooms, providing efficient and comprehensive care.

C/ Irene Villa González, nº 9
29680 Estepona
Tel: 955 54 50 60
Emergencies: 951 03 14 37

“Hospiten” is an international group of hospitals, one of which can be found in Estepona. It is a private hospital, and they offer the highest level of care and a wide range of services.

C/ Partido De Velerín 340
29680 Estepona
Tel: 952 760 600


Pharmacies in Estepona are located all over the town; the main high streets of Calle Real and Calle Terraza are the easiest to find. Opening hours depend on the season and of the individual pharmacy; in general, pharmacies are open between 10.00-14:00 and 17:30-21:00. Pharmacies are able to diagnose common complaints and medicate them, thereby reducing the need to consult a doctor. A few good pharmacies and their details follow:

Farmacia Optica Artacho
C/ Real 111, 29680 Estepona
Tel: 952 791 256

Farmacia Ldo. Rafael Perez Rodriguez
C/ Terraza 42, 29680 Estepona
Tel: 952 800 647


Healthcare in Estepona

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