International Club of Estepona

The "ICE" Club

A Social and Cultural Club for English Speaking People.



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Sad News


It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that Jackie McIntyre died this morning, 30th. August 2021. Our thoughts are with Mac and her daughter at this very sad time.  There will be a private funeral.



Note about the Club Alarm


If you use the general fob for the alarm it is imperative that you put it back in the right place. Yesterday, because it wasn't, Alan had difficulty finding it, by which time the alarm had gone off.



IMPORTANT for the vaccination programme for those with



This is the form issued by the Junta that you need to fill in and present at your nearest centro de salud in order to get yourself in the system temporarily.





Here is an English translation of the form to help you fill the official form, just in case your Spanish isn't up to it!


Note: You cannot use it to apply!




Just in case...
Covid Symptoms


Latest News


Travel to UK

With entry requirements changing so often, please check before travelling.



Travel to Spain

Entry to Spain restrictions have been extended. CHECK LATEST DETAILS HERE



CLICK HERE for latest info.


As of today (Sunday 9th. May) the State of Alarm in Spain has ended which means that restrictions have been relaxed across the country as follows:


The end of the night curfew.

Movement across the regional border of Andalucia is no longer restricted.

Bars and restaurants are allowed to stay open until midnight.

Nightclubs can remain open until 2am.

Groups of up to eight people are allowed to sit together inside establishments and ten outside on the terraces.

There is no longer a limit on the number of people who can get together in a private home.

The use of face masks, which must cover the mouth and nose, continues to be mandatory for anyone over the age of 6 years old, including on all public transport, in commercial centres, supermarkets, etc. There are some exceptions to the use of face masks:

        People with a respiratory disease or a disability.

        Whilst practicing outdoor activities on an individual basis.

        Whilst bathing in the sea, swimming pool, etc.

        Whilst sunbathing on the beach or around the swimming pool.

        When you are sitting at a bar or restaurant consuming food and/or drink.


So, good news all round!


With regards to travelling, Spanish authorities have prolonged the imposed restrictions on non-essential trips from countries outside the European Union and the Schengen Zone to May 31 due to the current Coronavirus situation. The decision means that travellers from countries outside the Schengen Area and those from Britain and the United States are still not permitted to make trips for unnecessary purposes to Spain by air, land or sea throughout May.


Important information for S1 registered members re EHIC




These are the new rules that the Committee have put into place to keep you all safe. It is everybody's responsibility to adhere to them, anybody refusing to keep to the rules will unfortunately be asked to leave.


Capacity allowed is 75% using 25% of the tables indoors, 100% in toldos area but a distance of 1.5 metres to be kept between tables.


Anti bacterial gel to be used when you enter the Club which is provided at every entrance.


People must wear masks at all times apart from when sitting at a table.


Tables and chairs to be cleaned after every occupancy by the people vacating chair or table, cleaning materials provided at cleaning stations.


Only 1 person at a time in all of the toilets, locks have been fitted on the outer doors.


Toilets, door handles and light switches to be cleaned by anyone using the toilets, cleaning materials provided or if you feel safer clean them before use as well.


No cushions to be used and when required, single use tablecloths only.


Lunches will now be served at your table.


Bar to be used for ordering & collecting of drinks only,

no standing or sitting at the bar.


If you use the Computer, wipe everything down with wipes provided.


Books & puzzles may be taken but on return or touched must be put into the box provided to quarantine for 14 days.


Lift to be used by 1 person at a time unless of the same household.


I cannot emphasise enough the importance of  keeping to the rules for all our safety.




Betty is already hard work on our next Club Magazine.

She would like some more material to put into the next edition, jokes, recipes, articles, puzzles, past photos of members, anything of interest!
If you haven't got a contact number for her, please contact one of the Committee members or email her on


Message from Vic.


Welcome to our new, responsive website.

You should now be able to view it more easily from your tablets and phones.


Any probs. or queries just drop me a line.