Once a traditional farming village, San Pedro has grown into a popular tourist destination in southern Spain that still retains its local charm. Experience that authentic atmosphere as you wander the narrow streets of the Old Town and enjoy its family-run eateries, before heading to the shoreline where the sandy beaches host more modern offerings. San Pedro holidays have all the amenities you’ll need for a laid-back beach vacation, but the resort has plenty of other activities on offer, too.
Culture vultures will love the area’s historic landmarks, and sporty types will have no shortage of ways to take to the water. Travellers who crave some retail therapy will be spoilt for choice at the shopping centre, artisanal boutiques and local markets. Holidays to San Pedro pack in the authenticity of old Andalucia with all of the fun of a bustling resort, making it a top spot for soaking up the Costa del Sol rays.
Visit ancient sights
History buffs can enjoy visiting the remains of the 6th-century Basilica de Vega del Mar and its necropolis – thought to be one of the largest Roman burial sites in Spain.
Chill on the beach
Grab a drink at one of the many ‘chiringuitos’ (beach bars) and soak up the sun on San Pedro’s expansive beaches, which never feel too crowded.
Enjoy some tapas
From traditional dishes to ones that incorporate inventive ingredients, San Pedro is a foodie heaven, so be sure to explore the town’s many tapas restaurants.