10 Dec The Best Marbella Beach Clubs: Rich List Group’s Top Picks
Located in the foothills of the Sierra Bianca on the Costa del Sol, Marbella is famous for its beautiful beaches, prestigious nightclubs and high-end designer boutiques. It’s incredibly popular with the rich and famous, exuding the Mediteranean glamour that keeps holidaymakers coming back for more. The old town is a hidden gem too, with a plethora of whitewashed buildings, tiled pavements and orange trees that border its many restaurants.
But one of Marbella’s main attractions is its world-famous beach clubs. With live entertainment, specialty cocktails, delicious food and luxurious infinity pools on offer, we’ve rounded up some of the best beach clubs in Marbella that you need to visit during your holiday.
Location: Carretera de Cádiz, Km. 192, 29600 Marbella, Málagax.
Famous for its champagne tasting and international cuisine, Nikki Beach is the beach club that started it all. It’s also one of the first clubs to introduce the ‘white mattress’ look that Marbella holidaymakers love. Expect to witness daytime dancing and themed parties as you lounge on the comfortable beds in the open-air location. You can enjoy a truly VIP experience too, with world-class DJs providing the day’s soundtrack to get you pumped for the evening’s events.
It’s free to enter the club but you’ll need to pay for a sunbed, which ranges from around €50 to €100. The food and drink isn’t cheap either, so make sure you take plenty of cash to get the best experience. And when the sun goes down, a strict dress code is enforced and patrons tend to smarten up. If you want the original Marbella beach club experience; don’t miss out on a visit to Nikki Beach.
Location: Avda. Lola Flores, s/n, 29660 Marbella, Málaga.
Ocean Club is more than just a beach club – it’s 9,000 square metres of style, luxury and glamour. It’s located in Puerto Banús, marbella’s famous marina, which is right on the doorstep of super yachts, boutique shops, cafes and nightclubs that really come to life once the sun goes down. It’s also set in a fantastic beach-front location offering wonderful views of the Mediterranean sea.
Enjoy waiter service straight to your sunbed as some of the region’s best DJs create Ocean’s Club’s famous chilled out atmosphere. There are also regular themed parties as well as talented dancers providing the entertainment while you relax. If you need a change of pace, head to the spa for a soothing massage, beauty treatment or facial.
La Sala By The Sea
Location: Av José Banús, 29660 Marbella, Málaga.
Situated on the sandy Puerto Banas shore, La Sala By The Sea is a Thai-inspired beach club offering the ultimate Marbella experience. With DJs playing funky grooves and comfortable beach beds to chill out in, La Sala is the perfect weekend spot for holidaymakers looking to get away from it all. It’s most famous for its Kiss FM pool party, which takes place at various times throughout the year and features some of the hottest artists playing the latest dance hits.
When it comes to the menu, delicious Asian food is on offer, as well as a selection of cocktails featuring classic favourites and brand new flavours. It’s a great taste sensation if you like trying out new food. It costs around €40 to rent a sunbed, while prices start from €14.50 for a starter from the food menu.
Funky Buddha Beach
Location: Autovía del Mediterráneo, 2, 29603 Marbella, Málaga.
Popular with the younger crowd (and celebrities if you’re lucky enough to spot them), Funky Buddha Beach is famous for its raucous parties and late night party scene. Open from March – December, expect to find world-class DJs pumping out the latest tunes, creating a lively yet friendly vibe that keeps holidaymakers coming back year after year.
Inside, the nightclub is dark and mysterious with velvet-lined seats and an Eastern-inspired design, which adds to its ‘funky’ appeal. There are super comfortable seats and shisha bars too – perfect for soaking up the atmosphere as you relax. Splash out on the VIP experience to rub shoulders with the rich and famous while getting a taste of the good life, even if it’s just for one night.
Funky Buddha Beach might not be to everyone’s taste, but if you’re looking to experience the luxurious side of Marbella then indulge in a visit – you won’t be disappointed.
Estrella Del Mar
Location: Carretera 340 km 190, 7 Urbanización Estrella del Mar, desvío Urbanización Golden Beach, 29604 Marbella, Málaga.
Unlike many other Marbella beach clubs, Estrella Del Mar is open all year round. They pride themselves on their attention to detail, with luxuriously comfy sunbeds that offer a taste of Bali – the inspiration behind the club’s design. It’s the perfect place to unwind and relax, with Meditteranean sea views and a gentle sea breeze on offer as you enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
There’s also an easy sun menu offering healthy snacks, burgers, salads, wraps and desserts. If you’re looking for those extra special touches while you visit, you can also purchase Estrella’s bespoke VIP package, which includes a welcome drink, waiter service, large towel and other extras to enjoy. Prices start from €25 for a sunbed next to the pool, or €100 for a Bali bed for half the day. The club is perfect for holidaymakers looking for a more chilled out vibe that some of the other beach clubs offer.
If you’re heading to Marbella and need a helping hand with booking your beach club stay, get in touch with us today to find out what events are coming up in Southern Spain’s answer to St Tropez. Enjoy a luxurious experience while rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous – plus, don’t forget to explore all that this trendy town has to offer.