Marbella’s beaches are considered some of the best in Spain. On the Costa del Sol we can find some of the best stretches of Mediterranean waters, accompanied by an exclusive atmosphere, impressive marinas and very luxurious establishments.

If you want to know the best beaches in Marbella, you are in the right article:

Best beaches in Marbella

This is our selection of the 4 best beaches in Marbella:

La fontanilla beach Marbella

La Fontanilla beach in Marbella is characterised by being located at a very short distance from the centre, so it is not difficult to reach on foot.

Due to its location, it is a favourite with residents and tourists alike.

It is a sandy beach where we can find a wide range of facilities and services so that we can have an interesting experience. It has toilets, showers, sun loungers, as well as many activities to have a great time.

We cannot leave the beach without enjoying its elegant promenade and its many establishments.

Cabopino Beach Marbella

Marbella’s Cabopino beach divides on one side the port of Cabopino and on the other the Artola dunes (here you can find a section of nudist beach).

This beach is 1.5 km long and is characterised by plenty of parking. There is also a large number of beach bars and establishments where you can have a drink.

One of the reasons to spend the day at this beach is the wide range of maritime activities that can be practised here. For example, it is possible to sign up for a trip to try to spot dolphins.

Venus Beach Marbella

It is also considered by many to be the best beach in Marbella. It is located in the centre of Marbella, at one end of the Represa riverbed.

As it is located in a completely urban area, its services and facilities are very varied.

However, it does get quite crowded in high season, to the point where it is almost impossible to find a corner to stand in.

As a point of interest, it has received the Blue Flag award, a distinction that praises the quality of its waters.

Among its services, the beach has free parking and restaurants nearby.

Las Chapas Beach Marbella

This beach is located in the urbanisation of Las Chapas (in the western area of the city).

It covers an area of 650 metres and an average width of 25 metres.

Here you can find a large number of restaurants and beach clubs (such as the Nikki Beach Club).

Marbella dog beach

There are no exclusive dog beaches in Marbella, but there is an area reserved for dogs.

  • At Pinillo Beach, a 250-metre area has been set up for use from March to September.
  • Ventura del Mar Beach also has a 250m area for dogs to swim.

Beach conditions Marbella

The condition of Marbella’s beaches is optimal during the summer months. The rest of the months there is usually a weak to moderate swell and a rather light wind.

There are applications that allow us to know the state of the beaches directly from our mobile phone.

Hotel near the beach in Marbella

Are you looking for accommodation near the best beaches in Marbella? We recommend our Hotel Benabola. It is a hotel in Puerto Banús, well located and well connected with the city and the main ports of interest.

Now is the time to start planning your holidays on the Costa del Sol. And don’t forget to visit the best beaches in Marbella.