In an idylic setting, between Estepona and Casares, Alcazaba Lagoon comprises of 1.4 hectares of pristine blue water and sandy beaches. Surrounded  by beautiful landscapes, and exotic gardens, it is a paradise for numerous water sports. Some of these include paddle surfing, canoeing, and kayaking. It offers almost all the un-powered water sports in a safe setting for your enjoyment.

Alcazaba Lagoon is 8 kilometers West of the town of Estepona , and only a 12 minute drive. It is an exclusive resort with its own man made sweet water lagoon and white sand beaches and pools. It has 2 restaurants on site, the Chiloe restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner year round.

There is also a Gym, a sauna and hot tub and a small shop selling drinks and wines.

 All activities at the Lagoon are free of charge for our guests as well as the use of Paddle boards, kayaks and pedalos.

Surrounded by nature, as well as the Lagoon, it also has beautiful  large exotic gardens and 2 pools by the buildings that are open year round (not heated).

Please note the Lagoon is owned privately and managed  by a separate entity from our Alcazaba Lagoon gardens and pools.

The Lagoon entry policy is that to enter the Lagoon each guest will receive one pass/wristband per bedroom in the apartment (i.e. a 2 bedroom apartment will get 4 passes/a 3 bed will get 6 passes). Children under 2 years do not need a pass. Please keep these wristbands (passes) safe as they are expensive & difficult to replace and make sure you leave them inside the apartment upon check out.

There are 2 restaurants on site and they have a separate entrance for outside guests. For restaurant bookings, please visit    Their telephone number is +34-678841411

The beach restaurant usually is closed on Tuesdays. In high season, once you arrive, please make a booking as July & August can get quite busy.

If you have a guest or extra person, you can buy an 1 extra pass from the restaurant . Please enquire pricing and book online at : (PS They only accept online bookings and credit cards). Please reserve a place once you book your accommodation as they have limited outside guests allowed.


There are always 4 lifeguards posted for safety reasons.

For safety & legal reasons, no swimming is permitted inside the main part of the  Lagoon.

Only wind powered vessels are allowed (single hull).

It is OBLIGATORY for the use of the Lagoon:

The use of life jackets (These are provided free of charge)

No running as the surface is slippery

Parents must sign a consent form upon entry for all children under 18yrs.

Adult supervision is obligatory for children at all times.

Young adults between the ages of 13 & 18, may use the Lagoon unsupervised.

No private sunbeds or sunshades are allowed.

No smoking allowed

No Glass allowed

No animals

There are plenty of kayaks, canoes, paddle boards to share and life vests available free of charge.

As well as the Lagoon, the beaches and the swimming pools inside the Lagoon, they have installed various hot tubs and a sauna.. as well as a volleyball court and a GYM.

We recommend you bring special non-slip shoes as the surface is a little slippery.


Alcazaba Lagoon Rentals Properties. This is home to the first ever crystal clear lagoon in Europe in Casares. It is just 8 kilometers west of the town of Estepona.

Located 4,4 kilometers from the A7 and supermarkets and the beaches,they are a 5 minute drive away ,and a 12 minute drive to Estepona Port and old town. Marbella and Puerto Banus are 35 minutes by car. Gibraltar airport is 35 minutes away and Malaga airport can be reached in 55 minutes. 

Alcazaba Lagoon consists of 170 units of 2 & 3 bedroom apartments and penthouses. All the properties have large rooms, marble floors and brand new kitchens. This beautiful development has an eye catching design of white modern lines and gentle outlines. The very private terraces are south-facing and have fantastic views and plenty of light.

Lagoon Opening Dates

The lagoon is normally open from 1st April to 30th November. In low season (October to April) this  may vary depending on the weather. The apartments and its gardens and pools are open year round.

Opening Times (please note this may vary depending on weather conditions)..

From 1st April to 31st May the lagoon is normally open from 11 to 18:00, 7 days a week.

From 1st June to 31st August the lagoon is open from 11 to 20:00, 7 days a week.

From the 1st of September to the of 30th November the lagoon is open from 11 to 18:00, 7 days a week.