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The best beaches in Marbella

Marbella, nestled on the Costa del Sol, is famous not only for its luxury and exclusive lifestyle, but also for its stunning golden sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. From the lively beach of Puerto Banús to the quiet coves tucked away in the countryside, Marbella offers a coastal paradise to suit all tastes. Its beaches, some of which have been awarded the Blue Flag for their quality and services, are havens of golden sand and serene waters, ideal for relaxing, practising water sports or simply enjoying the sun and sea in an incomparable setting. In Nordica Marbella, has a selection of the 8 best beaches that make Marbella a coastal paradise.

The 8 best beaches in Marbella

  1. Playa del Alicate: This beach stretches for one kilometre and has fine golden sand. It is known for its family atmosphere and shallow waters, ideal for children to play safely. It also offers a wide range of beach bars along the Andalusian coast, as well as sun loungers and umbrellas for hire, and water sports
  2. Bounty Beach: This beach is famous for its youthful atmosphere and entertainment. Visitors can enjoy cocktails at the trendy beach bars, listen to live music and take part in activities such as beach volleyball, yoga in front of the sea, pedal boats and canoe rentals.
  3. Playa de Nagüeles: This beach is characterised by its natural surroundings and tranquillity on the Golden Mile. Located at the epicentre of the town’s most exclusive restaurants, clubs and hotels, this beach is the meeting point for celebrities and VIPs. Although often crowded, booking a sun lounger and soaking up the sun is an experience worth enjoying.
  4. Playa de Cabopino: Located in the east of Marbella, this beach is known for its natural beauty and marina. It is ideal for water sports such as paddle surfing or windsurfing or embark on a dolphin watching trip if you feel like it. There are several beach bars where you can enjoy delicious fresh fish dishes.
  5. Playa de la Fontanilla: This urban beach is one of the most popular in Marbella due to its excellent location, close to the old town and numerous bars and restaurants. It offers all the necessary services for a comfortable day at the beach, such as sun lounger rental, showers and lifeguards.
  6. Playa Artola: Known as “Playa de las Dunas“, this unspoilt beach is located in a protected natural environment. It is ideal for those who are looking for a quieter and wilder place, away from the more crowded areas. Its golden sand dunes and crystal clear water make it a popular destination for nature lovers. Surrounded by vegetation and dunes, it offers a more intimate atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the more touristy areas.
  7. Playa de la Vibora: It stands out for its quiet and natural atmosphere. Located between rocks and cliffs, it offers a serene refuge far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its waters are usually crystal clear and calm, perfect for swimming and water sports. What really makes this 850-metre area famous is the prestigious Nikki Beach Marbella, a sophisticated beach club that attracts influential people.
  8. Playa Hermosa: Known for its scenic beauty and wide stretch of golden sand. Located in a sheltered bay, its waters tend to be calmer, making it ideal for families with children. With panoramic views of the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, this beach offers a picturesque setting to relax and enjoy the sun. It also has amenities such as restaurants and bars nearby, making it a convenient and attractive place to spend the day.

Our properties near the beaches of Marbella

At Nordica Marbella Real Estate, we offer an exclusive selection of properties located close to the best beaches in Marbella. From flats with sea views to luxury villas with direct access to the beach, we have the perfect property for those who wish to live close to the sea and enjoy all that Marbella has to offer.

Contact us today and let us help you find your home by the sea in the heart of the Costa del Sol.


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