The best events of the entire region are organised in this legendary town of the Costa del Sol. Some of the things that people who come to the parties in Marbella will find are renowned artists, in swimming pools or on the stage, with the perfect climate and luxury setting.
In this post, we will show you the best parties in Marbella of any type, from pool parties, to concerts and festivals, not forgetting the impressive boat parties. In addition, a summary map has been included with the locations where you can find each place, in order to help you to decide which is the best area to stay in Marbella for parties.
Although Marbella can be a little far from Malaga airport, there is always the option of a good car rental company in Malaga which enables you to travel without any difficulties to the town in just over 30 minutes.
They are common throughout the Costa del Sol, here are some of the best pool parties in Marbella in the area’s most exclusive clubs.
One of the most exclusive beach clubs in Marbella, is situated near to the many shops, cafés and restaurants of Puerto Banús. It offers a 9000 metre squared space, mainly featuring Balinese beds, placed around a large swimming pool.
Some of the best-known parties at Ocean Beach Club are:
Ocean Club Opening – Closing Party
These parties are held to mark the beginning and end of the summer season, taking place on April 29th and October 1st respectively.
Ocean Club Champagne Party
Also known as the Spray Party, it stands out over the others for offering its guests bottles of champagne so that, at the height of the party, they can create a huge bath of this sparkling drink, by shaking it and throwing it over the rest of the party-goers or on themselves.
Nikki Beach Marbella
Probably the most famous of the pool party clubs in Marbella, it is located on the outskirts of Marbella, approximately 10 kilometres away from the centre. Nikki Beach is characterised for having an almost idyllic setting, with white and wooden furniture, surrounded by palm trees.
It has more venues in other locations that bring together the biggest names in luxury and glamour, such as in Dubai or Saint-Tropez. The most popular parties that take places are those associated with the colour of clothing:
This is regularly held at the beginning of October and marks the closing of the summer season, and all of the party-goers must wear red. Both this and the White Party are the most visited parties at Nikki Beach Marbella thanks to their popularity, in addition to being the events that the venue invests the most in during the year, with fireworks, exotic dancers and even giant figures. Each year, they amaze with a new idea.
This takes place with the opening of the summer season, and all of the party-goers are asked to come fully dressed in white. However, each year there is a special theme that makes the party unique. It usually takes place at the end of April, depending on the year and they usually invite the most popular artists and DJ’s of the moment.
Stag/Hen dos in Marbella
Stag and hen dos in Marbella are common, thanks to the large number of parties and events that take place, it is the ideal destination for this type of celebration. That’s why there are several companies that exclusively work on organising these parties, offering some of the following activities for an few unforgettable days away:
Chalet for stag and hen dos
One of the more recent alternatives is hiring a chalet for stag and hen dos for a few days and organising a more private stag or hen do in this same space. This option also allows people to hire catering or similar services, as well as dancers or musicians to liven the event.
It is particularly practical where stag and hen dos involve lots of people, since it enables people to have a large space guaranteed for a large number of guests.
Highly typical in films and, although it is one of the more traditional plans for stag and hen dos it still continues to be a great option for a drive around the Marbella nightlife. You can go from one club to another without any worries, or simply go for a drive around the centre, tyring the variety of restaurants in Marbella.
Without a doubt, the boat party is the most attractive of all options. Enjoying a party on a yacht with dancers, DJ’s, all kinds of drinks and with time for a swim and cool down in the high sea has become one of the most typical options.
Events, concerts and festivals
If one event reflects the town perfectly, it is starlite Marbella. One of the biggest festivals in Europe that stands out for its stylish and glamorous atmosphere, with internationally renowned artists, and which is organised on different dates in June and September every year.
It takes place in a huge auditorium located near to the Nagüeles Quarry, on the outskirts of Marbella, using the quarry itself as a rock amphitheatre. In addition, since it is located in a natural setting, the entire surroundings are covered in vegetation.
Reggaeton Beach Festival Marbella
With a different, but equally attractive profile of audience, the Reggaeton Beach Festival in Marbella is organised in the surroundings of the San Pedro football stadium, near to Marbella’s beaches.
It boasts comprehensive facilities, including an Olympic swimming pool, activities and games, and inflatable attractions. It allows controlled access to under-18s, and in 2022 it will be held on August 6th and 7th.
Map of parties in Marbella
The possibilities to enjoy all the options for events and parties that Marbella has to offer are scattered all over the city. Below is a summary map so that you can access them all and not miss any of them.