Boat trips in Marbella have become a ‘must’. An almost unavoidable attraction for any traveler or tourist who comes to the city. Thanks to the excellent climate of Marbella, its ports and the leisure offer, this activity can be done almost all year round.

A boat or catamaran ride around Marbella is a fantastic alternative way to see and enjoy the city of the Costa del Sol in a different way.

There are many options to get to know Marbella from the sea. From quiet rides on small boats, tourist boats, sailboats, catamarans, boats designed for events and parties or even renting a boat. Here we talk about all of them so you can choose the one you like the most.

Rent a boat in Marbella: its ports

Whichever excursion in Marbella you choose, it will depart from one of the ports that the city has. The most prominent, large and important is undoubtedly Puerto Banus. Exclusivity, luxury and fame are the hallmarks of this corner known worldwide.

The other ports are the fishing port of La Bajadilla, the port of Cabo Pino and the Virgen del Carmen Marina.

Sightseeing boat tours in Marbella to suit all tastes and budgets

Especially for those who want to meet people, and spend an amazing day with other people, in Marbella you can enjoy boat trips aboard tourist boats, whether they are small motor boats, catamarans, sailboats, boats specially prepared for the celebration of parties and events…

If you only want to share those magical moments on the high seas with a small group of family, friends or colleagues, you can also do that.

Small and large catamarans, for up to 10 or 100 people, simple or luxurious yachts, sailboats, boat-parties, motorboats… In Marbella you have all the options for a private boat trip that suits what you are looking for. Whether it is a tour of a few hours, or a few days, quiet and relaxed. Or an excursion with music, dancing, food and drink. In addition to other sporting activities such as scuba diving or dragging at high speed, even paintball on board!

In almost all these outings, the boat captain, fuel for the trip, soft drinks, champagne, a small snack… will be included.

On the other hand, if you have a sailing license, you also have the option of renting a boat in Marbella to be the one at the helm.

In short, if you want to live the experience of a personalized tour of Marbella, you have the option of renting a boat, with or without skipper, departing from any port of the city. Undoubtedly, the best way to get to know the coast at your own pace.

Rent a boat in Puerto Banús

As we were saying, Puerto Banús is one of the best options as far as boats, yachts and catamarans are concerned.

A few steps from our Hotel Benabola, you can rent boats for parties, as well as luxury yachts and pleasure boats. It is always a great plan to enjoy a cruise or a boat ride in front of the beaches of Marbella, see dolphins, swim, dance to the sound of music. Whether it’s outings, parties, farewells or outings with friends and family, here you will find the option that best suits your desires.

Live the party aboard a ship

Marbella, if it is also known for something, is for being an incredible place to celebrate parties of all kinds. And of course, in the middle of the sea. Therefore, you can always take a boat ride while celebrating any event on board, with friends or family.

Most of the boat rental companies allow this possibility, although it is advisable to ask permission and reach an agreement with those responsible for it. In Malaga and Marbella there are also several companies specialized in organizing events that are also responsible for preparing parties aboard boats of different sizes and passenger capacity.

Traditional fishing excursions

Another option that is gaining more strength is to combine boat trips and traditional fishing as a leisure and cultural activity. Thus, you will be able to go on sea trips where you can immerse yourself in the ancestral profession of artisanal fishing, and get to know the environment and the seafaring life while enjoying a boat trip in the open sea, watching the activity in the fishing port and already at work.