Top beach clubs Marbella 2024

By Julia Nilsson on - 10m. reading time

Best Beach Clubs on the Costa del Sol

Synonymous with glitz and glamour, Marbella is distinguished for its opportunities, which few cities in the world can be compared to. “Move over Miami, step aside Ibiza, there’s a new home to hedonistic pool parties and luxury beach clubs: Marbella, a Spain’s equivalent of Saint-Tropez”, media writes.

Yes, Marbella boasts reputation for the great parties and has some of the best beach clubs in Europe. With many to choose from, all with pools, Bali-beds, restaurants and attentive staff, you can find what you need on our sun-kissed shores. Decadent dusk ’til dawn pool parties, relaxed chilled out sundowners’ gatherings, elegant evenings with sophisticated cocktails, or crazy lavish Champagne spray can be daunting in deciding where to go to soak up the luxury atmosphere in Marbella. We’ll try to help.

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As Marbella embraces the arrival of summer 2024, its best beach clubs invite guests to immerse themselves in an unparalleled experience. Pack your sunscreen, slip into your chicest beach outfits, put trendy glasses on, and prepare to bask in the splendour of the Costa del Sol finest beach clubs. Enjoy every moment as a celebration of sun, sea and style!

Best Beach and Pool Clubs for Partying in Marbella

  • Nikki Beach
  • La Sala by the Sea
  • Ocean Club
  • Nao Pool Club

Nikki Beach in Elviria, Marbella East, combines American positivity and European chic. It serves up an intoxicating cocktail of upscale beachfront life, internationally inspired and beautifully presented food, best sound tracks and DJs, cosmopolitan crowd and most glamorous parties.

La Sala by the Sea in Puerto Banus is a stylish Thai-inspired beachfront destination filled with laidback Mediterranean vibes and a more energetic feel. The weekends come to life with best DJ’s, dancers, saxophonists or percussion, and an incredible atmosphere, guaranteed good times for all.

Ocean Club in Puerto Banus, is 9,000 m2 of style, luxury and glamorous indulgence, the very epitome of what today’s beach club should be. Read more about it and other most exclusive beach clubs in Marbella.

Naô Pool Club in Nueva Andalucia is one of the hottest and trendiest pool clubs in town. It invites daily for cool poolside fiestas and best pool parties in Marbella, featuring live DJs, signature cocktails, and an electric atmosphere making your summer unforgettable.

Top Exclusive Beach Clubs & Restaurants in Marbella

  • Marbella Club Hotel Beach Club
  • El Chiringuito Puente Romano Resort
  • La Cabane
  • Trocadero Arena
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Not every beach club in Marbella is about all-day partying. The famous Golden Mile of Marbella offers places that attract crème de la crème from all over the world to enjoy sun, superb food, and elegant, quiet atmosphere. The iconic Marbella Club Hotel and legendary Puente Romano Resort both have beach clubs.

MC Beach Club is definitely one of the most upscale beach clubs in Marbella, a serene escape with a touch of grandeur and amazing views. It has a pool and beach areas, fantastic outdoor bar, and throughout high season, Marbella Club Hotel chiringuito, MC Beach, is also open. Relax on its white decks and sea-blue beach beds; enjoy views, fresh seafood and salads, authentic Andalusian cuisine and meats from the charcoal grill. Live music is played into the evening.

El Chiringuito, formerly called Suite del Mar, is located at the beachfront next to Puente Romano. The setting is tropical and sophisticated with wonderful sea views. An international crowd enjoys Mediterranean food during the day. Not to be confused with Puente Romano La Suite nightclub.

La Cabane is the iconic elegant beach club located in Marbella East. In 2023, Dolce & Gabbana, Grupo Dani García and Grupo Mosh gave it a new life. The exclusive atmosphere and Mediterranean candle-lit dinners are a specialty here, along with live music at weekends. As for the food, we are speaking about Dani García! This favourite son of Andalucia has 3 Michelin stars and the biggest international profile.

Trocadero Arena, a seaside beach club and restaurant in Río Real, Marbella East, retains the essence of a chiringuito. Exquisitely decorated, it has been highlighted in numerous specialist publications on fashion, beauty and gastronomy, and featured on TV programmes. The magical, full of charm venue is open every day of the year.

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Best Marbella’s Beach Clubs for Families

There are many child-friendly beach clubs in Marbella providing a space where family memories are made. These gems offer the perfect balance between fun for the kids and relaxation for the adults. Enjoy your day to the fullest in:

  • El Ancla
  • Sonora Beach
  • The Point Marbella
  • Siroko Beach Club
  • Mistral Beach
  • Bono Beach
  • Trocadero Petit Playa
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El Ancla, a beach club with a pool in San Pedro seafront promenade, is an idyllic haven where family-friendly comfort meets indulgence. Whether you are lounging by the pool on lavish sunbeds, or sampling gourmet-dining options, your pleasure is their priority. The contemporary-style restaurant offers a fine blend of traditional Spanish fare and innovative culinary creations. Its roof terrace provides sweeping sea views. The child-friendly pool section complete with all necessary facilities and lifeguards service.

Sonora Beach is a little oasis by the sea on the way to Estepona, ideal for boho beach events that are laid back, chic, and effortlessly funky. Sonora’s fresh, feel-good vibes invite you to move, to groove … or simply surrender to the beat. The menu combines Asian-inspired dishes with Mediterranean favourites. Cool place to go with family & friends. And what can be better than a good massage on the beach?

Mistral Beach in Puerto Banús is a family favourite, perfect for fun-filled activities. Packed with adventure and having a relaxed ambience, it brings together the best of both worlds. Its shallow waters make it safe for kids. You can enjoy massages, water sports, delicious food, and beverage service in the hammocks.

The Point Marbella in eastern Marbella is probably the most family-friendly of all of the beach clubs in Marbella. There are activities for teenagers like jet-ski rentals, and water sports activities, or simply swimming in the pool. The food is delicious with everything from juicy burgers to quality sushi, and crayfish paella to share with your beloved.

Siroko Beach Club, also in Marbella East, has a little something for everyone. It has a real Spanish charm with the locals bringing authentic vibe. A beach area offers lounge chairs, umbrellas, and drink service. A family garden and a bouncy castle invite children to play. You can eat at a table on the beach or in the restaurant. The food is excellent. In the evenings throughout summer, it has events with DJs, live musicians, and fun dancing.

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Trocadero Petit Playa on Marbella's Golden Mile (close to Trocadero Playa) stands as a beacon for families looking to unwind, relax and relish in a lovely beach club experience. Its location, menu with a fun touch, tropical cocktails, stunning sea view, rustic charm and African colonial-style vibe have cemented its reputation as a premier destination for beach relaxation. Specifically tailored to be kids-friendly, it offers safe environment and a dedicated, supervised play area, engaging children in creative activities. 

Worth visiting for Sun, Sea, Sand, Food & Cocktails:

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Cocoa Beach Marbella is the ideal hotspot to relax on one of the most beautiful beaches, Playa de Cabopino. Head here for a touch of glamor while still wiggling your toes in the sand.  It provides the “Total Beach Experience”. Relax on the beach with a refreshing cocktail in hand, book a bed with open sea views, enjoy delicious food from its exceptional restaurant, listen to the beats of DJs and take part in summer dance parties on the sand.

Max Beach, a year-round open, expansive complex in Mijas Costa close to Marbella East, offers a haven of indulgence and relaxation, with a restaurant to savour the innovative menu, pool club, beach club, gym, and Asian street food restaurant. During summer season, when the sun sets, its pool area transforms into ideal setting for cocktails, shisha, and dancing.

New & Refurbished Beach Clubs in Marbella, 2024

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Meet Eva, a New Swanky Beach Club in Marbella Area

The Costa del Sol’s nightlife scene moves up a notch with the arrival of a new swanky beach club described as a ‘multi-sensory playground’ with ‘provocative performances’. Eva Estepona opens in July 2024 on Playa Cristo and invites to sip in style Zeus and Afrodita cocktails enjoying the breath-taking sunsets over the Pillars of Hercules, flanking the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. Inspired by the Greek goddess of water, Eva blends Greek tradition with entertainment, featuring dinner shows, acrobatics, and music from global DJs. The design uses a blue and white colour scheme reminiscent of ancient Greece, with whitewashed walls and earthy tones. Covering 5,500 m2, the space includes a chic beach club, outdoor infinity pool, private rooms and VIP cabanas, 2 restaurants, serving a bold fusion of Greek and Mediterranean flavours, a terrace and a bar.

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Barbillón in Guadalmina Baja opened its doors just in 2023, and is already making waves and shaping up to be one of the ultimate beach destinations in Marbella. What sets it apart is its modern design and amenities that cater to both adults and children. It strikes the perfect balance between adult leisure and family-friendly fun. Barbillón offers comfortable beach beds or pool beds. Imagine soaking up the sun by inviting azure pool, with a book (or cocktail) in hand, and Mediterranean Sea right in front of you. Sounds dreamy, right? Complete it with a mouth-watering cuisine.

Bono Beach in El Rosario had a lavish refurbishment last year. This hidden gem emerges as a harmonious blend of traditional Spanish chiringuito charm and chic allure of Mexican Tulum. The beds are beautiful wooden structures, big enough for 2-4 people to lounge on. Palapa-style umbrellas add character, and you are just steps from the sea with white sand all around you. Set against the backdrop of one of Marbella's finest beaches, Bono Beach offers an ambiance that captivates all senses.

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The best of the best beach clubs in Marbella unleash the hedonist in you. And if you want to stay longer or forever, don’t hesitate to contact Drumelia, which is considered one of the most respected and reputable companies on the Costa del Sol. We will be happy to help!

Lead Editor Julia Nilsson

Cosmopolitan since birth, Julia is multilingual and has a doctorate degree in international auxiliary languages as means of intercultural communication.…