Cancelada is located in the easternmost area of Estepona in the Costa del Sol, Spain. It borders Marbella. It is like a very small village located close to highway A-7. There is a direct exit from the A-7 highway known as El Saladillo, which corresponds with the coastal part to Cancelada.

What to do in Cancelada

Cancelada is home to some fabulous hotels and golf courses. Cancelada has a more urban feel and is more oriented to families. There are also many golf courses and clubs in the surrounding areas of Marbella and Benahavis. A hotel known as Hotel Villa Padierna 5*GL ranks in the top 30 worldwide. It resembles a Tuscan Palace and has a two thousand square meter spa.

Monuments that can be seen in Cancelada are an aqueduct of the nineteenth century called Taraje Aqueduct. There is also an old XVI century watchtower, located at Playa del Saladillo known as Torre Vigia del Saladillo, Torre Lance del Saladillo.

The Cancelada beach, El Saladillo is 3 kilometres long and is the longest beach in Estepona. The Blue Flag award was given to the beach in 2016.

Properties and Developments in Cancelada

As Cancelada is located between two major destinations for wealthy tourists, Marbella and Estepona, it also has the same appeal and reputation. The area is mountain filled and coastal, making this heavily urbanized area very attractive for real estate. The existing developments are very refined in appearance. There are chalets and quaint apartments with gardens that stretch down to the beach. It is a very quiet area.  Carefully constructed with minimal high buildings, makes this town a high demand area for buying properties and increasing the developments.

There are several properties currently for sale in Cancelada. There are luxury frontline beach apartments, apartments with sea views, and many villas and townhouses are available for purchase.  The most economical and affordable apartment begins at 149,000 Euros and consists of 81 square meters of living space, with a terrace. Many of the apartments are contemporary style. The most expensive villa is a five bedroom which would cost approximately 3.9 million Euros.

There are other real estate options as well such as commercial properties, business centers and garages.

Some of the best properties can be found on what is known as the new golden mile, which is located in Cancelada, between San Pedro de Alcantara and Estepona.  A blend of old and new properties can be found here.

Investing in Costa Del Sol

A very long and popular investment in the Costa Del Sol area is buying and renting a property.  The property market of the very prestigious coast, in recent years, has been providing a steady return on investments. The property prices in Cancelada are higher than in the east and west due to a higher rate of tourism. The amazing climate, beautiful beaches, and the highly rated cuisine have made this area popular for buying a holiday home for both Spanish residents and Foreign residents.  This area hosts a very tranquil and serene lifestyle. It is a place that you can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery and many benefits of vacation style living.


About Golden Coast Estates

Golden Coast Estates is an Estate agent in Marbella specialising in new build properties along the Costa del Sol. They are a small team of dedicated property professionals with 20 years experience in the Costa del Sol property business and assist property buyers from the UK and Europe with their property buying needs. Golden Coast Estates are also the author of a 50 page buyers guide to Spain which details important information when buying a property in Spain.