Marbella’s 5 Most Exclusive Beach Clubs

By Salma Hwedi on - 4m. reading time

Whether you’re a Marbella local looking for rest and recuperation or are spending a summer on the Costa del Sol, there are certainly no shortage of luxury beach clubs that can provide sensational cuisine, a bustling night scene or host the perfect brunch date. But some are just a cut above the rest; delivering experiences that greatly exceed your average chiringuito or tapas bar. Often surrounded by private beaches and bespoke frontline properties, you can explore Marbella’s coastline and discover some of the most exquisite and exclusive beach clubs in Europe. Here are some of our favourites.


1. Nikki Beach

Frequented by celebrities and TV stars, Nikki Beach offers a perfect blend of opulent champagne tastings and exquisite lunches, in tandem with late night parties and renowned themed events. Established in 2003, Nikki Beach in Marbella has become a staple of the Costa del Sol and is well-known internationally as ‘the place to be’ in Marbella. If you’ve yet to visit, its reputation certainly precedes it.

2. Ocean Club

Offering a similarly luxurious, party-driven vibe to Nikki Beach, Ocean Club boasts a modern reimagining of a classic beach club setting. Set over a chic 9,000m2 space in the very heart of Puerto Banus marina, Ocean Club is one of the largest and most exclusive beach clubs in Marbella. With a backdrop of the Mediterranean and luxury superyachts, every trip to Ocean Club in Marbella is one to remember.

3. Purobeach Marbella

Set within the exclusive luxury complex of Laguna Village in Estepona, alongside boutique designer shops and bars, Purobeach offers guests a more laidback, oasis-style setting. If spa and wellness treatments are high on your list of priorities, you’re in the right place. This tranquil lounge aesthetic will put you at ease, and the views of Gibraltar and the Moroccan Atlas Mountains are really something special to observe. Step out onto the soft golden sands or enjoy yourself from the poolside bars; Purobeach offers something truly unique to all its guests.

4. Opium Beach Club

Located towards East Marbella, near to Las Chapas, Opium Beach Club gives its visitors real reasons to party. Focused on an easy and fun atmosphere, Opium Beach Club hosts exquisite private parties, club nights and live music. The luxury beachside setting is a favourite among summer visitors looking for a more exclusive experience. Famed for doing everything in a big way, every night spent at Opium Beach Club is guaranteed to be an absolute spectacle.

5. Finca Cortesin Beach Club

Forming part of the highly prestigious Finca Cortesin estate, the beach club is a breath-taking setting to behold. Making expert use of the beauty of the natural surrounding landscape, the entire Finca Cortesin Beach Club is a stunning and sophisticated place to spend time. One of the pure highlights is the incredible views of the rock of Gibraltar and the distant Atlas Mountains from its 35-meter infinity pool. Being located some distance West from the glamor of central Marbella is certainly no bad thing, as it only adds to the club’s exclusivity, privacy and charm. Expect nothing but the most lavish experience when you visit Finca Cortesin Beach Club – it’s not difficult to see why this hidden gem has become a world-renowned luxury retreat.

Looking for beachside property in Marbella?

If you are wanting to get closer to the beauty of the Mediterranean and its golden sands on a more permanent basis, we can help you find your new beachside property in Marbella. Explore frontline luxury apartments on Marbella’s glamorous Golden Mile, modern penthouses overlooking the lavish yachts and supercars in the marina of Puerto Banus or sprawling beachside villas in El Rosario – we’ve got your dream home ready and waiting. Speak to us today if you’re looking to rent or buy a beachside property in Marbella or on the Costa del Sol.

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Collaborator Salma Hwedi