Start of Beach Club Season at the Costa del Sol

Marbella is the No. 1 holiday destination in Europe amongst the international jet-set crowd and the very rich and famous. Often referred to as Spain’s equivalent of Saint-Tropez in France, the area of the Costa del Sol and many of the beach clubs here are well known for their beauty, their beach parties and their greatest luxury. The start of the beach club season is now!

At Marbella’s many Beach Clubs, you can spend the entire day lounging on a sunbed with a cocktail, followed by an evening of luxurious dining and finally dancing through the night at some of the best parties on the Costa del Sol.

Although there are many beach bars (chiringuitos) along the beaches of Andalucia, a Beach Club is something more. A Beach Club typically has a swimming pool although is usually located directly on the beach with sun loungers to offers their guests the best of both worlds. Although, they are called ‘clubs’, you cannot become a member of a beach club. For some beach clubs there is an entrance fee, however for others you have to reserve a sunbed. Beach Clubs will usually charge a fee per sunbed, but will provide towels and water. They normally also have a restaurant and bar.

Those Beach Clubs that do not belong to hotels are normally only open during the summer season, from Easter until late September, but check the pages for individual opening times.

Here our tips for the most popular beach clubs in Marbella!

Mahiki Beach by La Sala

Situated on the famous beach boulevard of Marbella, Mahiki the already well-known club of London and Dubai, offers a different beach club experience with its tropical restaurant, original cocktails and luxurious beach beds – all designed in a Tiki inspired theme. DJs will be playing daily your favorite grooves to get you in the holiday mood. From Thursday to Sunday, don’t miss the amazing sunset shows with fire eaters and Polynesian dancers. Mahiki Clubs are also in London and Dubai!

La Sala by the Sea

Situated on the shore of the most popular beach in Puerto Banus, La Sala by the Sea offers the ultimate beach club experience with pool and beach beds designed in a Thai inspired theme. Spend your weekends experiencing a different ambience with their live DJs, who play the best funky grooves. With their extensive cocktail menu, stunning pool and blue sea, there’s never a dry moment at La Sala by the Sea!

Ocean Club

One of the largest beach clubs in Europe, Ocean Club offers a new concept in exclusivity, avantgarde, fashion and cuisine. Located at the lively and trendy marina of Puerto Banús, it is just a short stroll away from the designer boutiques, restaurants, cafés, super yachts and nightclubs where Europe’s elite comes to party and jet set at one of the most beautiful beaches right at the sea. Order waiter service at your sun bed or relax with a cocktail or shisha pipe at the bar as the DJs create a relaxing summer chill ambience that gradually turns into a party atmosphere. Daytimes are easygoing, with a quality restaurant and massages, while their themed parties are famous for being as glamorous as they are exciting and lively. Live music, dancers, entertainers and beautiful people make it an experience to remember. The ultimate beach club experience! Party all around the clock.

Puro Beach at Laguna Village

Besides their famous beach clubs in Dubai, Mallorca, Portugal and Barcelona, the most luxury beach club Puro Beach is located at the sandy beachside of Laguna Villa at Estepona, right before the 5 stars Kempinski Hotel. Here you will find international food, a sushi bar, massage and spa, trendy cocktails, a heated pool, comfortable sunbeds, a good shopping mall and much more….

Trocadero Playa

Trocadero Playa, right at the Golden Mile of Marbella, offers Mediterranean cuisine, spectacular fish and rice dishes, not to mention the excellent creations from expert chef, Francisco Mateo. Around Marbella, everyone knows about his croquettes and sardines, skewered and roasted over hot coals, and his remarkable desserts are just as highly valued. Their beachfront chill out area offers sunbeds and 10-seater sofas, looking at the impressive sunsets at the beach and enjoying a refreshing cocktail or a sangria.

Tocadero Arena

This beach club is located on Río Real Beach, East of Marbella, and is open all year round, day and night. Trocadero Arena combines the ambience of a typical English home in colonial Africa with Victorian-style furniture, puffs, fans hanging from crafted wooden ceilings, imitation animal furs and rustic wooden items. Guest will enjoy the Beach Club until sunset and the Lounge Area day and night, listening to the beat of the very best music chosen by their DJ. One of the most stunning features of Trocadero Arena is their huge club area at the sandy and white beaches here, where guests can enjoy a relaxing day in the shade of a beach umbrella, surrounded by palm trees or relax on a comfortable Balinese sun bed. Their cuisine evokes the essence of the Mediterranean food with touches of Asian fusion.

Nikki Beach

Not to forget, there is the famous Nikki Beach Club, located next to the 5 stars Hotel Don Carlos, east of Marbella. Nikki Beach opened in 2003 and is located on one of the finest white sandy beaches. The beach club comprises of a swimming pool with VIP beds on a raised deck, a large open air restaurant, a centrally located octagon-shaped bar, a Lifestyle Boutique and a VIP terrace with spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea. This winter Nikki Beach Marbella introduced Nikki Privé, an exclusive lounge with an expansive terrace with sea views. Nikki Beach Marbella is open everyday from 10am until 8pm. During the months of July and August, we will be additionally open for dinner, Thursday to Saturday from 8pm until midnight.  More Nikki Beach Clubs are found in St. Tropez, St. Barth, Miami, Koh Samui in Thailand, Mallora, Ibiza, Porto Heli in Greece, Marrakech, Bodrum in Turkey, Monte Carlo, Dubai and in Versilia in Italy.

Camuri at Laguna Village

The restaurant and lounge of Camuri is kept open throughout the year. In summer season becomes a beach club where you can enjoy all its services at the beach too. Facing the sea Camuri comprimises three areas: Beach, restaurant and lounge. You can enjoy a good quality and exquisite presentation cuisine with beachfront views. In the Lounge-Bar area cocktails drinks and natural juices will be served. Their food is based on the Mediterranean diet with Eastern fusion. Sushi, woks, salads, paellas, fish and meats. Comfortable sun beds with umbrellas completes this perfect beach club for an affordable prize. You can enjoy our breakfast in summer (may-Sept) from 10:00. In addition, they have a zone in the beach with 80 hammocks and Balinese beds.

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