The best beaches in Marbella

July 16th 2020 | by José Naranjo

The best beaches in Marbella

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Who hasn’t ever wanted to step on the best beaches in Marbella? An attractive destination where you can taste the typical dishes of the area, enjoy its Mediterranean landscape and escape from everything else. An ideal place to buy a property and have a place to retire to rest. In this article we will compile a list of the best ones.

The best beaches in Marbella where you can find everything you need

In Marbella there are not only one or two remarkable beaches, but most of its bathing areas are impressive. For this reason it is one of the most sought after destinations by tourists. Both from our country and from other parts of the world.
On this promenade along the coasts of Marbella you will discover different places and esplanades. You can lay your towel and in your sunbed and enjoy. Let’s start!

Nagüeles beach

It is located on the Golden Mile and is well known in Marbella, with a high degree of occupancy. On the other hand, in winter it is ideal for walking, with a recently renovated promenade and access enabled for people with reduced mobility.
This beach has numerous services for leisure and activities such as renting luxury yachts, bicycles or sunbeds at the best beach clubs.
Enjoy Nagüeles beach visiting Trocadero Playa or Puente Romano’s Beach Club. We can find some of the best hotels in this area, such as Hotel Puente Romano, Marbella Club Hotel and Meliá Don Pepe Hotel.
Among the different establishments of the Meliá Don Pepe we must highlight Capuccino, the most popular cafe for tourists.

Faro Beach

Located next to the lighthouse, right in Marbella center, it is one of the most famous and central in the city. Next to the beach, you can also see the Constitution Park, with various cultural options in its auditorium and a beautiful garden.
It is not one of the largest, since it is approximately 200 meters long, but it is a good area to enjoy the coastline. It has access for people with reduced mobility.
Next to this beach you will find the restaurant La Barca, one of the most prestigious fish restaurants in the town.

El Cable Beach

The beach that you will see when you arrive in Marbella, next to the port and Marbella’s entry arch. Its degree of occupation is lower than the other central beaches and, perhaps for this reason, it is one of the most recommended.
The winner in width among the rest of the city’s beaches, with little depth, making it ideal for family plans. Its sand is dark and the waves are calm, with many events and contests of sandcastles or beach volley tournaments.
Party and beach lovers will be delighted at Playa Padre Beach Club, where they can eat, dance and sunbathe.

Real de Zaragoza beach

With transparent waters and fine golden sand, the Real de Zaragoza beach is long and narrow.
It has rental of umbrellas and sun loungers, as well as various bars and restaurants, toilets and showers.
Here you can find the Trocadero Arena beach bar and the Río Real Hotel, whose golf course has some holes on the beachfront.

La Víbora beach

Its name calls our attention, named after the stream that is located next to it. It has a landscape worth admiring, as there is great vegetation on its coast. Just 2 kilometers from the beach is the Cabopino Marina, perfect for accessing various options for activities and gastronomy.
In this area we find some of the best accommodation options such as Hotel Don Carlos and Hotel Vincci Estrella del Mar.
For entertainment, we have the world-famous Nikki Beach. We also find the Beach Club Estrella del Mar and La Plage Casanis Beach Club.

Cabopino Beach

Next to the port of the same name and the protected natural park of Las Dunas de Artola. The best option for a coastal day.
With clear water and long length, it is a well-known and crowded beach where tourists abound. It has a multitude of entertainment activities.
Being a protected space we do not find so many establishments. It is an option to enjoy nature 100%.

Venus Beach

It is a very popular beach thanks to its integration on the seafront, and is close to the urban center of Marbella.
Next to the Marbella’s Marina to the west. To the east we find the Hotel Amare with its impressive terrace and Amare Beach.

El Ancón Beach

Beach located on the Golden Mile, it is characterized by its length and the thin sand. Its occupation is high during the summer, but it does not have an excessive influx.
On this beach we find the classic “chiringuito” of the Marbella jet-set Victor’s Beach and the Sea Grill (belonging to the Puente Romano group).

Rio Verde beach

A beach with a high level of occupation that we found before Puerto Banús; It is one of the most crowded in Marbella.
A nice place to take a walk enjoying the sun. You can visit the remains of an ancient Spanish-Roman city from the 1st century that gives its name to the beach.
Besaya Beach and Seasoul Restaurant & Beach are the most outstanding beach clubs in this area.

Fontanilla beach

Popular destination for its proximity to the city center and with all the necessary services: beach bars, restaurants, leisure activities, toilets, lifeguards and showers.
In the busiest area of ​​the Marbella’s promenade, it is surrounded by restaurants and clubs. If you are a fish lover, you must visit Los Mellizos.
With a total of 27 kilometers of coastline, we have shown you 10 out of the 23 beaches in the Andalusian city. This compilation will make you want to visit Marbella, even if it’s just to see each one!

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