Seghers is a well-established residential area of Estepona that is made up of studio, one, and two-bed apartments in the Aldea Gitana complex to the east, modern townhouses to the west, and large, individual villas that line the fruit-tree-shaped streetplan of the Puerto de Estepona urbanization further inland.

Bordered by undeveloped green space to the north and west, Seghers starts at Estepona’s main thoroughfare, Avenida del Carmen, just a short walk away from the town’s sandy beaches, and stretches up the hill to the Calle del Olivo and east to the Calle del Peral, giving many homes open views of the Mediterranean.

Located close to the western end of Avenida del Carmen, Seghers is conveniently close to the N340/A7 bypass and lies less than three kilometres from exit 153 of the AP7 highway. Malaga-Costa del Sol and Gibraltar’s international airports are an hour’s drive in either direction.

Seghers is within easy walking distance of the popular Blue Flag Playa del Cristo and the bars, restaurants, and services of Estepona’s busy port, and just a short drive to the town centre. The area is home to the Jardín Seghers pre-school, the Babylon sports and social club, and also to Estepona’s police station, just in case.


What is Seghers?

Seghers is a well-established residential area of Estepona. It includes studio, one, and two-bed apartments; modern townhouses; and large, individual villas. Many of these have spectacular views. It is just a short walk away from the town’s sandy beaches and yacht-studded marina. Many of its homes have open views of the Mediterranean and Gibraltar.

What is the history of Seghers?

In the 1970s, Segher’s first designers envisioned a village environment surrounded by pine trees. This inspired a unique architecture combining classic Mediterranean and Scandinavian design elements.  The first homes built in Seghers were apartments and individual homes, connected to Seghers Club, a hotel located right on the beach close to Playa del Cristo, long since gone.

Seghers Club, 1970´s

Seghers Club, 1970´s

Instrumental in the early development of Seghers was Antonio Lamela, an iconic architect in Spain responsible for many famous buildings throughout the country and in the Costa del Sol. He designed the apartments and some individual homes in Seghers, including the renovation and extension of the Seghers Club. Seghers was conceived, like Bahia Dorada, as a low-density community surrounded by trees and green spaces. Since then, new generations of developers have added new innovations to the urbanization, but the ambience has remained the same.  Seghers homes remain popular with local and foreign buyers alike. It is uniquely placed as being the only urbanisation walking distance of Estepona and the port.

Where is Seghers located?

Seghers lies in Estepona in the heart of the Costa del Sol. The urbanization nestles between the popular Playa del Christo, Estepona’s Old Town, and its marina. This creates a short walk to the city’s best bars, restaurants, shops, and services. Seghers sits close to the western end of Estepona’s Avenida del Carmen. The A7 highway lies nearby, linking you to the coast, the toll road and beyond. Smaller well-paved roads lead you into the mountains of greater Andalusia. Two international airports, Málaga and Gibraltar, are less than an hour away by car in either direction. A cycle path runs from Seghers all the way along the new promenade into Estepona Town.

Is Seghers a good place to live?

Seghers is one of Estepona’s most popular residential urbanizations. It offers quietude and safety inside the urbanization, and immediate access to the local amenities. Because the port is so close, residents enjoy numerous local services. A supermarket, pharmacy, and numerous restaurants are bit a few minutes walk away. And on Sunday mornings, the marina hosts a market popular with locals and tourists alike. Estepona is a family-friendly town filled with activities that will please everyone. Of course, the sea offers sailing, diving, and numerous beach sports. But superb equestrian sports, hiking, cycling, and even an animal park, are only minutes away. And did we say golf? There are 30 courses in the Estepona region!

Thanks to its microclimate, the area enjoys more than 325 days of sunshine per year and comfortable temperatures year-round. This offers perfect weather conditions for nearly any activity––or no activity at all! Segher’s location also gives residents easy access to nearly every year-round amenity on the coast. These features make Seghers the perfect seasonal getaway or new year-round home.

What sports can you play in Seghers?

There’s tons of opportunities in and around Seghers, starting of course with the nearby beaches. As well, there’s the Centro Deportivo Las Mesas, a sports centre located just five minutes by car or ten minutes on foot from Seghers. Las Mesas has a wide range of activities such as Zumba, Sh’Bam, Yoga, Body Pump, WOD, Spinning and much more. They also have 10 paddle courts and a physiotherapy centre. Besides what you’ll find on the beaches, there are facilities for a wide range of watersports at the nearby Estepona Marina and Port. These include the Estepona Yacht Club, boat chartering services, and a diving centre. Other maritime adventures include kite surfing, sailing, and scuba diving. The town of Estepona offers many other activities and sports opportunities. See more details in our Guide to Estepona. A quick summary includes:

• Seven golf courses with clubhouse facilities, driving ranges, pro shops, and golf schools to teach players of all ages. See our Guide to Estepona’s Golf Courses

• A wide range of horseback riding choices in Estepona. For starters, the Costa del Sol School of Equestrian Arte is one of Spain’s biggest and best-known

• Tennis and paddle clubs or academies

• You can find courses in sailing, diving, and kitesurfing

Estepona’s many municipal sports centres and members-only health clubs present a wide range of sports for experts and beginners alike.
Hikers, cyclists, and horse riders will find numerous trails that ascend into the foothills and mountains of the Sierra Bermeja range. You can read about some of the features of the 17 beaches in Estepona by checking out our Estepona Beach Guide.

Situated inside Seghers itself is the Bablyonia Club, conceived at the same time as the hotel; the members-only club offers a tennis court, football and basketball court, a huge outdoor pool, children´s pool and restaurant and cafe. There is also a small gym and diving centre plus regular classes for yoga and pilates.

Bablylonia Seghers

Babylonia, Seghers

Are there any good restaurants around Seghers?

The Marina and Port is a popular area with a lot of foot traffic and people relaxing on their boats all day – or coming in hungry from a day on the water. As a result, you can find plenty of good restaurants within a short walking distance of Seghers. For a full sense of some of the variety of great restaurants in Estepona, check out our Estepona Restaurant Guide. Meanwhile, here are a couple of great restaurants, right in Seghers:

Maleva Restaurante is an asador (grill-house) restaurant located right in Seghers community. They specialize in grilled meats and homemade pastas and desserts.

Lolailo Chiringuito. Right down on Seghers Beach, Lolailo is a Mediterranean and Spanish chiringuito. They offer seafood paella, prawns and pork dishes. They are also known for their good beer, Sangriasand piña colada. If you want to make reservations, you can call: +34 952113213

What shopping is available in and around Seghers?

There are lots of opportunities for shopping around Estepona. These include fresh food, clothing and more, from farmer’s markets and fish markets to shopping malls and flea markets. There is a Sunday morning market in Estepona port, an organic food market in Plaza ABC  as well as a flea market in the bullring on Sunday. In Estepona Town itself, you have all manner of shops, including the major chains such as Mango etc. Art exhibitions are often held at the Casa de la Cultura in the centre of town in Plaza las Flores. Estepona’s up-market Mercado Gourmet de San Luis offers fine foods. The building has been transformed into a gourmet space. It features restaurants, cocktail and craft beer bars, a café, a winery, and a relaxing terrace. Most of the flower-lined streets of Estepona’s Old Town are reserved for pedestrians. This creates a tranquil setting for a variety of shops, tapas bars, and restaurants. The town offers themed itineraries to help you explore its many sculptures, murals, and poetry plaques.

What is there to see and do in and around Seghers?

Seghers is just five minutes away from the beautiful views of the sea in Estepona Port. Here you will find tons to do, from restaurants to shopping in local boutiques. Here, you can also rent a boat, organize a fishing trip or find other water sports options. Estepona’s town hall is also located within the port area, along with the bullring (Plaza de Toros), the palaeontology museum, the bullfighting museum, the Museum of Image and Sound, and the main tourist office. They all lie just across the Avenida del Carmen from the marina and port. For more things to do in Estepona, please see our Guide to Culture in Estepona.

What kind of properties can I buy in Seghers?

Seghers is a well-established residential area with a variety of properties. Choose from studios and one or two-bed apartments in the Aldea Gitana complex to the east. Or buy your luxury townhouse to the west. Further inland are villas in the Puerto de Estepona urbanization. In the heart of the community lie more than 120 luxury villas secluded by greenery and with lovely Mediterranean views. The proximity of such real estate to top Costa del Sur beachfront, marinas, and attractions make this a solid investment for year-round or second residences.

The variety of residences brings a variety of prices. They can range from a one or two-bed flat in the €100,000 range to a more selective seaside gem. Townhouses can still be found at the €400,000 level, and villas quickly surpass six figures as the amenities improve. Real estate prices in Estepona consistently outpace the rest of Spain. Values held steady during the Covid pandemic that undermined prices elsewhere. Land and property taxes are reasonable, too. For more information on the property, check out our Estepona Marina and Port Listings. Or ask for our private listings or about properties listed with other agents.

Are there international and private schools around Seghers?

There are several private and international schools in Estepona.

For instance, Colegio San José in Estepona and Marbella is a private bilingual Centre with nearly two centuries of history modelling their experience in education. You will also find the Mayfair Academy and The International School. To get a full sense of the options available, check out our Guide to Estepona Schools. A little further afield, in Marbella, you will find yet more great education opportunities, which you can read about in our Marbella Schools Guide.

Is Seghers a good place to retire?

The Seghers urbanization offers the best of Costa del Sol living. One is never far from every kind of leisure. Connect to Spain, Europe and the world by road, rail, and air with ease. Access EU-level medical care, including general care in town and specialist care and hospitals in nearby Marbella and Málaga. Pharmacies provide late hours and service in English.

For more information, see our Healthcare in Estepona Guide. Seghers enjoys excellent air quality in addition to fine views. Crime rates are low, and most properties offer state-of-the art security. The cost of living in southern Spain remains low, while the standard of living remains on par with other developed countries. See our Guide to Estepona for further details on these amenities.

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