Property to rent Casares
Casares is a typical Spanish small town that is picture perfect. It has an abundance of whitewashed townhouses that are guarded by the ruins of the large Moorish castle. The name of the town is supposed to be derived from the Roman Emperor, Julius Caesar, who used Roman sulphur baths nearby. The town is inland and is approximately 22 kilometres from Estepona and 55 kilometres from Marbella. If you enjoy breathtaking views and hilly climbs, then Casares is the perfect place for you.
4 rentals found in Casares, Costa Del Sol, Spain
Major Tourist Attractions
The ruins of the Moorish castle sit atop a steep hill and attract a lot of interest. Nearby are the ruins of the Hermitage of Vera Cruz which has some beautiful architecture remaining and gives breathtaking views. On your descent down the hill is the Casares Museum, a small collection of historical artefacts that have been found around the town. There are also a few churches which are worth a browse around to admire some historical Spanish architecture. The hilly terrain will be a great adventure for those who love mountain biking, walking or hiking. There are several championship golf courses within a short distance. In the area of Estepona there is a horse riding school, a tennis club and beaches which offer water sports. Estepona will excite those who love their history. There is a 6th century basilica and 3rd century Roman baths to be explored.
Casares has several shops which are able to cater for the everyday needs of residents and visitors. Hop on over to Estepona to enjoy browsing the shops in the Calle Real and Calle Terraza shopping areas. Here you will find many items on offer, including shoes, clothing, souvenirs, sunglasses, electrical items, toys, pottery and bags. Marbella’s Golden Mile is not far away from Casares and is a shopper’s paradise. Here you will find many designer outlets and smart boutiques offering top-of-the-range and expensive items.
Eating Out and Nightlife
Casares has several good bars, cafés and restaurants, all serving a range of traditional Spanish cuisine as well as some local specialities. For those with a more discerning palate, you will find several eateries which have dishes from countries including Britain, France and Italy. All can be washed down with some refreshing beers and wines.
There are no nightclubs or discos in the town; those who wish to party until the early hours will have to take the half hour trip to the bright lights of Marbella. Evenings in Casares are spent strolling up and down the steep streets and admiring the views with a bottle of wine.