Renowned for its glitzy nightlife and first-class bars, Marbella is a real hit with those who want to party like a VIP. From beach clubs offering endless cocktails to open-air super clubs that thrive until the early morning, there’s something to suit everyone in this beachside city.
On Spain’s sizzling Costa Del Sol, sun-kissed days are perfectly rounded off by an unforgettable night on the town. Head west to Puerto Banús for the best of Marbella nightlife or stroll along the exclusive Golden Mile for a taste of the high life.
Ready to experience all that this lively resort has to offer? Check out our Marbella nightlife guide!
1. Nikki Beach
The ultimate beach club, Nikki Beach is the place to be seen on a break in Marbs. Pristine white loungers surround a swimming pool, overlooking the glistening Mediterranean Sea.
From the afternoon through to the early hours of the morning, live DJs and dancers provide the background entertainment to your fun-filled day. Their ‘Amazing Sunday’ event attracts more than 1,000 party people each Sunday and features live music, themed dancers and champagne sprays. Keep your eyes peeled for a few famous faces!
If hunger strikes while your partying away, a decadent menu of sushi, salads and seafood is on offer. Wash your choice of dish down with the club’s world-famous mojito.
2. Ocean Club
Set in the stylish Puerto Banús marina, Ocean Club Marbella is the ideal place to revel in a bit of luxury. This beach club is a staple of the city’s social scene, a glamourous playground both day and night.
By day, enjoy waiter service at your comfy sun bed with a huge range of cocktails or soak up the ambience from the saltwater pool. By night join the themed parties, which promise live music, dancers and beautiful people!
At the heart of Puerto Banús, Tibu is a Marbella club that’s not to be missed. Extravagant parties throughout the week feature stilt walkers, live entertainment, champagne sprays and some of the resort’s best DJs spinning the decks.
For some tasty food before you dance the night away, why not book in at their stylish rooftop restaurant? VIP club packages are available to pre-book, so you can get your trip off to a flying start!
4. La Sala
Live music restaurant La Sala serves some of the nicest food in the area. But it’s much more than just a place to wine and dine. The Main Bar offers a full calendar of live music acts, with renowned musicians, singers and DJs seven days a week, and the Live Lounge hosts themed nights and comedy shows. Whether it’s a full-blown party or a more chilled vibe you’re after, La Sala’s nine separate areas are bound to provide the perfect setting.
If you love house music, head to Pangea. Right on the marina, the rooftop bar offers unrivalled panoramic views across the Med and live DJs provide the funky beats.
Fire performers and the classy moonlit seating areas create the ultimate party ambience, so gather your mates and dance the night away. Plus, it’s a popular spot for reality TV stars from the likes of The Only Way Is Essex, so make sure you get a selfie!
6. Sky Lounge
Sky Lounge is a hidden gem among the big-name bars and clubs of Marbella. On the roof terrace of the Hotel Benabola, it offers stunning views of Puerto Banús.
From lunchtime until late, you can sample delicious tapas and sip on its signature cocktails. When the sun sets, the moonlit terrace is the perfect place to kick back and relax.
Linekers is known the world over for bringing the party and its Marbella club is no different. This sports bar come nightclub certainly makes itself known on the city’s lively strip. DJs pump out infectious tunes, creating an incredible atmosphere for partying the night away.
And if you’re a sports fan, this is the place to be. Linekers shows all the top events on its 25 screens, ideal if you want to catch the match before your big night out.
8. Funky Buddha
Just off the Golden Mile, the sleek and stylish Funky Buddha is a popular night-time spot for the rich and famous. The oriental décor provides a unique backdrop as you party the night away to resident DJs and live musicians. For the ultimate treat, why not reserve a VIP area and enjoy table service with a delicious range of cocktails?
Marbella's nightlife is second to none and the bars and clubs featured in this guide are only a small selection of what’s on offer. Book a glitzy getaway to see what it’s all about.
Posted: 27th Dec 2018.