Clubbing in Marbella: 10 clubs and hot spots you cannot miss this summer
When you go on a trip, it’s good to know not only the culture of your destination city but also the leisure opportunities on offer. Marbella, besides being a resort with superb beaches and a unique urban landscape on the Costa del Sol, gives you the opportunity to have fun in an extensive list of clubs and pubs where you can have a drink and enjoy the music that you like. Here are ten locales where you can come to dance and have a cocktail. The style of music is up to you. Pay attention and choose the place that you like:
1. Nikki Beach
The Nikki Beach is a popular location on the Marbella beach front and is frequented by both national and international celebrities. Only 15 minutes from the city centre, this property offers you the opportunity to sunbathe while enjoying a glass of champagne under swaying palms.
At night, the place comes alive with renowned DJs playing funky house and Latin rhythms. The entertainment is assured until morning. Party under the stars in a classy place with exquisite food.
For over a decade, Dreamer was one of the coolest clubs of Marbella with nights of music and entertainment for people with high purchasing power. International DJs have played in this club such as Carl Cox, Roger Sanchez, Bob Sinclair, Tiesto, John Digweed, Erik Morillo and David Guetta. The predominant musical style is House and you can enjoy the same rhythm as professional go-go dancers. A dance floor you can’t miss in the Marbella night.
3. Funky Buddha
Located just off the Golden Mile, home to the rich and famous of Marbella, it’s no surprise that this elegant London-style nightclub attracts the most attractive people on the coast and, of course, those who enjoy a high purchasing power.
As the name suggests, it is decorated in an oriental style with figures of Buddha, Indian rugs and colourful cushions that provide it with a particular elegance. This is an expensive place where you can enjoy a huge dance floor and several VIP tables to reserve.
TIBU is right in the centre of the luxurious Puerto Banús. Inside, the dancers occupy podiums while DJs mix a funky rhythm. The drinks are reasonably priced despite being an exclusive spot and usually has a young and fashion loving audience. The elegant and secluded VIP areas are perfect for escaping the bustle of the dance floor and relaxing with friends or someone special.
If you like house music, another spot to visit is Pangea located on the marina in the heart of Puerto Banús. This property features an outdoor rooftop that oozes luxury and offers unrivalled panoramic views of the Mediterranean, the Strait of Gibraltar and North Africa. In summer, you can dance to sensual rhythms while enjoying a cocktail in the moonlight.
6. Finca Besaya
The Finca Besaya nightclub is located in the picturesque Upper Green River and offers a great mixture of fine dining, exquisite interior design and classy nightclub. For over a decade, this impressive venue has provided the perfect setting for evenings full of dance, music and romantic summer meals under the stars as it has an outdoor area. Here you can listen to all kinds of commercial music and, especially, Latin rhythms if you fancy dancing a salsa or merengue.
7. The Mansion
If you like pop and house music, there is nothing better than The Mansion where both styles are alternated throughout the night. This club generally attracts a young Spanish audience. Here you can book a VIP table if you go in a group of friends and want a place to rest between dances. This VIP area has comfortable sofas and chairs where you can rest before another round of songs.
If you want to spend a night in Puerto Banús, don’t hesitate to come to Glam. When all the clubs have closed, this disco stays open so you can stay up until dawn. Before three o’clock, admission is free and its doors don’t close until seven o’clock. Every summer, many celebrities come to enjoy their funk music. If you want to visit this club, make sure you don’t arrive too late as it is one of the busiest in the area. Its decor is in a luxurious Marbella style.
9. Olivia Valere
One of the most luxurious and popular clubs in Marbella is the Olivia Valere. A long list of celebrities such as Bruce Willis, Enrique Iglesias, Joaquín Cortés and Dolph Lundgren, among others, have visited this club that offers all kinds of music. The hotel has a fine restaurant, “Babylon”, and spectacular outdoor patios with Moorish arches that give off an aura of magic. An unforgettable experience that you should have if you visit Marbella.
10. Sunset Marbella
The disco Sunset is one of the most popular fashion nightclubs in Marbella in both summer and winter. The room is not too big but, at night, the terraces of the pub are combined with the disco to create a nice atmosphere, especially for the environment that is none other than the Marbella promenade. Every Thursday at Sunset, they celebrate “Ladies Night” with catering and Lambrusco on the terrace and drinks in the nightclub. If you are with a group of friends who want to have a great time, make sure you come to Sunset.
Here are ten unmissable examples of nightlife in Marbella. Choose your style of music, your favourite decor or atmosphere but don’t forget to spend a night of fun and dancing in this city in the Costa del Sol famous for its clubs and festivals.
If you choose Marbella as a holiday destination and want to enjoy the Marbella night life, stay at Fuerte Hoteles. The chain has two of its most prestigious establishments in the city, Fuerte Miramar and Fuerte Marbella. At both of these, you will find all services you could want at your fingertips in a quality environment with 50 years’ experience of offering hospitality to its guests.