Marbella is one of the most popular destinations in Spain. Its appeal is easy to understand. It is also a paradise for beach lovers. There are nothing more and nothing less than 23 beaches along its 27 kms of coastline. We tell you below why tourists like to spend their holidays in Marbella so much.
The beaches of Marbella have 5 blue flags in 2018, standing above Benalmádena, Mijas, Fuengirola or Estepona. No other coastal city in the province of Andalusia exceeds the number of blue flags.
The best beaches in Marbella
What is special about the beaches of Marbella? Everyone has their favorites, here are our ten favorites. For reasons of convenience, the beaches have been included east of the city of Marbella center, followed by those to the west of the center.
We have tried to limit the selection within a radius of 20 km from the center of the city of Marbella.
1. Bounty Beach
One of the coolest beaches on the Costa del Sol. If you are looking for a good beach, near the center of Marbella, chill out music, a relaxed atmosphere, and reasonable prices, look no further.
2. Rio Real beach
Five minutes from Bounty Beach comes the beautiful beach of Rio Real. It is located just at the beginning of Los Monteros and is part of the same stretch of Playa Alicante and Costabella. This is another fantastic beach, right at the entrance to Marbella.
3. Alicante Beach
Playa de Alicante is one of the most preferred beaches in the city. Long sandy beaches and all the comforts you could wish for. Alicante Beach is a popular choice among residents and tourists.
4. Playa Hermosa Beach
A couple of kilometers further east, just off the El Rosario exit, this beach really lives up to its name: Playa Hermosa. A beautiful place and less than 15 minutes from the center of Marbella.
5. Real Beach of Zaragoza
Real Beach of Zaragoza is simply a jewel. With fine golden sand, clean waters and some fantastic chiringuitos (
a small bar, selling mainly drinks and tapas), what more could you want?
6. Nikki Beach
Nikki beach needs little introduction. Known throughout the world for its prestige, its parties, and its peculiarity.
Champagne, sunsets, parties on the beach!
7. Cabopino Beach
A place increasingly popular and more visited. The Cabopino beach borders the characteristic Puerto de Cabopino and the protected Dunas de Artola. You can not wait for a better place to spend the day.
8. Fontanilla Beach
The most beautiful of the beaches in the urban center of Marbella. Playa de la Fontanilla is located within walking distance of the center of Marbella and is a very popular destination among those seeking to lie down for sunbathing.
9. Nagüeles Beach
Nothing more exclusive than the Nagüeles Beach. Located on the Marbellí Golden Mile, Nagüeles Beach is a place you should not miss. Crystal clear waters, clean sandy beach and some of the most exclusive names of the Costa del Sol.
10. Beach of Nueva Andalucia
Starting with the exclusive Puerto Banus and extending westwards, you will find the beaches of Nueva Andalucia. It offers a very different touch from the other beaches near Marbella. It is present in any list of “best beaches”, without a doubt.
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