The Best Beaches of Marbella

Marbella is one of the best known and most visited enclaves of the entire Andalusian community and the region of Malaga. This city stands out, among other things, for the luxury that is breathed everywhere. 

With hotels, stores, restaurants and luxury beach bars, it is one of the most visited places by high class national and international tourists. If you want to see familiar faces, no doubt in the city of Marbella you will find more than one.

However, although it is a city that stands out for luxury, there are plans and places for all tastes and all budgets. One of them is to go to the beach.

The beaches of Marbella are among the best of the entire Spanish coast. With approximately 30 km of coastline, Marbella offers beaches for all tastes, for the elderly, for the youngest, to go with children, for everything. 

We bring you a tour of some of the best beaches in Marbella, explaining why they are the best, so you can choose the ones you like the most, if you come to Marbella. 

Cable Beach

Also known as Bounty Beach, it is the best option for the youngest and those who want to enjoy a more modern atmosphere. The official name is Playa del Cable, but it is known as Bounty Beach because of the name of the beach bar.

It is one of the most visited beaches by young people, because the prices of the establishments there are more reasonable. In addition, in this beach numerous aquatic sports can be realized and there are competitions of sports like volleyball.

A few minutes from the center is one of the beaches with more atmosphere of the whole area, with numerous establishments to eat or drink something and with enough space for all the people and activities that are organized in high season. Undoubtedly one of the best options for young people. 

Address: Camino Pescadores, Las Chapas, 29603 Marbella, Málaga

Playa del Cable Marbella

Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach is the small stretch of beach located next to the famous Beach Club Nikki Beach. These beach clubs are the hallmark of Marbella. There are plenty of them, for all tastes and budgets, scattered all along the coast. 

However, if you do not mind spending and what you are looking for is a day sunbathing, enjoying all the luxuries, this is your place without a doubt. Sun loungers, champagne, some of the best DJs in the world and even a swimming pool, this place has it all to spend an amazing day by the Mediterranean. 

Enjoy its cushioned sun loungers or a meal or a cocktail on its wooden terrace and rub shoulders with some of the celebrities that are sure to be swarming around. 

Address: Carretera de Cádiz, km 192, 29604 Marbella, Málaga

Nikki Beach Marbella

Nagüeles Beach

Nagüeles Beach is one of the best known beaches on the Costa del Sol. Located next to the Golden Mile of Marbella is one of the most ideal places to spend a day at the beach. 

A beach of clean and fine sand, crystal clear waters. In the vicinity of this beach are some of the most exclusive and luxurious restaurants. It is one of the best places to see familiar faces. 

Although eating at some of these establishments can be a bit expensive, there are more affordable alternatives next to the beach, as there are numerous kiosks selling food and refreshments. 

There are also all kinds of amenities on this beach, such as toilets, showers, sun loungers for rent, etc., and there are numerous water activities and even a luxury yacht to rent for a ride.

In addition, the promenade is a delight. You can enjoy a sunset stroll or rent a bicycle, so there are many options. Undoubtedly a unique place to spend the day by the sea and the sun.

Address: Urb. Marbella Country Club, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

Playa Nagüeles Marbella

Nueva Andalucia Beach

This beach is one of the narrowest of all the Costa del Sol, with only 30 meters wide. However, although it is narrow and quite crowded, you can always find a place to relax, as it is more than 1000 meters long. 

It is a beach that stands out for its small coves of dark sand. It is a nice walk from Puerto Banus that is worth doing at any time of the year. 

It is not advisable to come to this beach with children, as it has a very sharp drop as soon as you enter the water and can be dangerous. However, if you want to relax by the sea, this is your beach.

On this beach, you can also find numerous beach bars for all tastes where you can have a drink and enjoy the sea views in the shade of the palm trees. Undoubtedly a unique enclave where you can spend a relaxing day by the sea.

Address: Playa Nueva Andalucía, 29660 Marbella, Málaga

Playa Nueva Andalucía Marbella

Cabopino and Artola Beaches

These two beaches, often known simply as Cabopino Beach are known for being wild beaches and barely touched by man. Next to the Artola Dunes, a protected enclave. 

Because of this it is one of the best beaches for those seeking a natural environment and away from it all. Next to the port of Cabopino, a small marina where you can see some luxury yachts, is a unique and different area.

It is somewhat removed from the center, so it can be a little more difficult to find places to eat or drink something, however, in the area you will also find some restaurants and bars, especially next to the port. 

A very quiet beach, which even has a nudist area. It is the best option for those looking to relax and enjoy the sea without the noise and atmosphere of the city. 

Address: Autovía del Mediterráneo, 29604 Marbella, Málaga

Playas de Cabopino y Artola Marbella

Fontanilla Beach

One of the most central beaches of Marbella and considered the best beach in the center. 

Located in the center of Marbella it is not surprising that it is loaded with all the services you could wish for, from beach bars and sun loungers for rent to all kinds of activities such as pedal boats or canoes for rent. 

In addition to the beach, it is worth enjoying the promenade. This promenade is loaded with more bars, stores and restaurants, for all tastes and budgets. Also here is located one of the best known restaurants in Marbella, the Calima restaurant, where some of the most exclusive tourists who visit this city go. 

We recommend you to come early if you want to enjoy the atmosphere of this beach, as both tourists and locals tend to flock to this beach and at certain times of the day it can be difficult to find a place. 

Address: Paseo Marítimo, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

Playa de la Fontanilla Marbella

Puerto Banus Beach

Puerto Banús is one of the most luxurious and visited places in Marbella. Apart from the beach, it is worth walking along the harbor, where you can find some of the most luxurious yachts. 

The beach, to the right of the port, is approximately 1 km long and about 50 m wide. It stands out for being fine sand and very calm, as a breakwater keeps the waves at bay. In addition, it is a shallow beach, perfect if you come with children. 

Being one of the most exclusive areas, it has everything you would expect from a place of this category, from all kinds of water activities to restaurants and luxury beach clubs. For the little ones, in addition to a wide beach where they can play, there are also numerous playgrounds.

An ideal beach for all tastes and circumstances in which to spend a perfect day at the beach.

Address: Urb. Coral Beach, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

Playa de Puerto Banús Marbella

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