Marbella and Puerto Banus Nightlife
Marbella is world famous among the rich and famous as a millionaires playground. The exclusive venues on the “Golden Mile” where royalty and many of the worlds super rich celebrities live or have holiday homes offer a wide choice of expensive and glamorous restaurants, clubs and night spots. Puerto Banus is Marbellas leisure port with millions of pounds worth of yachts lining the berths and an incredible choice of where to party with the rich and famous. A must place to see and obviously be seen. Here is a flavour of some them:
On the Plaza de la Comedia opening at 11 pm and parties on until 6 am it is Puerto Banus’s oldest nightclub it is also probably the most popular . This will test you drink dance stamina!
A Disco Pub with a thatched roof on Ribera the second line back from the Marina is where you can practice your salsa on the large outside dance floor. Its throbing cuban music makes it an essential part of the circuit.
The best and only show bar next door to Linekers New Town Puerto Banus. Dance the night away every night to all your favorite 70´s and 80´s tunes and relive the nostalgia that Disco Inferno has to offer. Disco Inferno is a must for that exceptional night out, groups of two, three, hen parties, stag parties, birthdays we cater for all, every night of the week.
Dig out all your 70´s and 80´s fashions and have the night of your life on the huge raised flashing dance floor complete with disco balls and become John Travolta, Olivia Newton John, Marc Bolan or who ever you want to be. Fully air conditioned, fantastic party atmosphere, brilliant tunes from two resident DJ´s.
Disco Inferno is a must for that great party night out – seven nights a week!!!
Can be found upstairs in the Plaza Comedia Devils is a well established small disco where the customer chooses the music. All English and great fun even if it doesn’t have the celebrity value of some of the bigger venues.
Just a short walk from the Marina and accross the main coast road adjacent to the apartmentos Alzhamora, Dreamer’s is one of Puerto Banus’ most popular clubs. Many regard this as THE BEST club in Puerto Banus, it is certainly the biggest, taking in 1400 people at a time who can enjoy house tunes provided by resident DJs and international guests. Go-go dancers and live acts are also a feature ot this club which can be quite expensive, so if you are stating late look out for the touts in the marina who will give you a free entrance ticket and a free drink.
In Calle Ribera, this is a recent addition to the night life of Puerto Banus, offers a resident DJ, live music and singers and with its stylish top end lounge and cocktail bar it is a unique nightclub and is fast becoming a popular venue with those in the know
Adjacent to the main entrance of Puerto Banus close to the taxi rank Glam is THE place to go after the bars and restaurants close and is open from midnight until 7 am, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. With 5 bars and 5 VIP areas it is easy to get served and is a favourite with the celebrities in town tonight. One of the busiest clubs in the port and it wont brak the bank.
2nd Line New Town Puerto Banus is something of a celebrity hotspot with a flood of footballers visiting during the close of season as well as a host of celebrities from around the world.
At Linekers you can dance till dawn every night whilst rubbing shoulders with famous sporting faces and celebrities from all over the world. Enjoy the atmosphere of the largest bar in New Town Puerto Banus, with the UK´s latest music from the resident DJ´s, the party starts here every night of the week. Fully air conditioned, friendly staff and competitive prices. Watch all the sporting events from around the world on 24 screens including 6 plasmas. Linekers has the only fully licensed legal bookmakers in Puerto Banus open every day for all your betting requirements. Linekers has extensive facilities to cater for large groups of holidaymakers, hen and stag parties; we also have a VIP suite above the bar suitable for any occasion.
The News Cafe on the front line of the Marina is regarded as one of the classiest bars in Puerto Banus, in spite of being amongst the most expensive. A lively and popular lounge bar with a club on the first floor is in position “A” with views over the port and the expensive yachts good for celebrity spotting.
A long established pub in Puerto Banus that is located in the secon line Muelle Ribera. A popular pub with an older clientele. Piano music and singers in a velvet upholstered ambience is what attracts people to this venue and to enjoy music from the 70’s and 80’s . Be ready to have fun!
In Marina Banus just behind the cinema, the recently refurbished, smart and stylish Liquid Lounge is where the beautiful people relax with a glass of white wine, a coffee or a light snack. It is one of Puerto Banus’s perfect places to enjoy a cocktail or two. Booking is adviseable in the evenings, due to limited of seating.
As this is quite a large venue you get the chance to dance the salsa with a large number of exuberant salsa dancers. So depending on your standrd you can show off or embarrass yourself.
On the second line behind Burger King O´Grady´s is well known in Puerto Banus as were the first Irish bars to be opened in the area. Also well known in the area for extravagant themed parties. For those wannabe pop idols a resident host holds 2 karaoke nights during the week throughout the year. If you like live bands they have resident bands during the winter months to sing along with and its not all just Irish music….its everything you know and love. The resident DJ´s have been with them for up to six years and they know all the music from the 50´s to the present day and they will keep you dancing or singing from start to finish.
If Puerto Banus is the place to be seen then Pangea, a small venue and is the place to be seen in. This is THE most exclusive lounge between 6 pm and midnight when it undergoes a metamorphosis into a chic nightclub. With a raised dance floor on a roof terrace split in two, with captivating moonlit views of the twinkling sea. Pangea’s atmosphere is intimate, although the 500 it holds feels more like 200, and it’s a sleek, sophisticated evening, attracting the rich and the pretty tanned designer-clad celebrities, who as the cocktails flow, are soon loosening up and the dance floor shakes its collective booty until the early hours.
Right on the Marina’s front line Portside Bar overlooks the beautiful harbour of Puerto Banus. You can sample their huge array of beers, spirits, wines and cocktails whilst sitting on the waterfront terrace, served iced cold to your table. The fantastic location makes Portside a perfect place to people watch, offering a trendy wine bar feel, chilled sounds and a fantastic atmosphere.
Portside is an ideal place for socialising, pre and post dinner and also a great night out. Portside also boasts a seated back courtyard for you to enjoy the warm Mediterranean nights that no other bar in Puerto Banus can offer, giving you competitive prices and full friendly waitress service. Portside has huge plasmas screens to show all the sporting events Live from around the world.
Sitting quietly on the corner of the port immediately next to Sinatra’s it has a close view of the boats, this pub attracts visitors to its little outdoor area as they walk down the strip. The crowd is assorted but being a pub its mainly the semi-wealthy and families, it is really just an outdoor affair, benefiting from the overflow from Sinatra’s
Located in Muelle Ribera, Front Line Puerto Banus Sinatra’s bar is busy from morning through to the small hours it is a great place to see and be seen on the front line of the port. Being both small and popular means that there is an overflow onto the street where you can watch the beautiful people drive through the crowds in their ferrari’s and lamborghini’s. You are likely to be rubbing shoulders with Models, Film Stars and Premiership Footballers here any night of the week.
Located in the centre od Puerto Banus’s second line disco world this is the one you are looking for if you like your music at ear splitting levels. It is open till the early morning hours and a great place to finish off the night , or start off the morning hours if you are one of the younger crowd that are attracted here
On the second line Seven is known as one of the most exclusive and elegant places in Puerto Banus. Calling itself a Bar – DiscoQuete where you will be able to spot some of the many celebrities on the coast visiting their VIP zone. With go-go dancers and a stylish indian style first floor this is one of Puerto Baus’s busiest nightclubs.
Located in Antonio Banderas Square behind Linekers Bar and open from 10 pm till late TIBU BANUS is by far the most exciting nightspot to go clubbing, a truly sophisticated club for all the beautiful people to enjoy the glamour that TIBU BANUS has to offer. The stunning decor encourages a fascinating crowd as well as a host of celebrities to dance the night away or sit at your very own table and enjoy the ambiance that is second to none only at TIBU BANUS
Famous for its live Rock and Roll between midnight and 2 am and its casual atmosphere the Tipsy Turtle offers a fun filled night and is popular with locals and visitors alike.
Small inexpensive efficient bar.
On the Avenida de Mar Close by the sea the Buddha del Sol bar is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Marbella where the Dalli statues are. You will know when you are close as the street table are set with incense burners. As a pre dinner drinks and cocktail bar it is a highly regarded venue, and if you fancy a smoke of the hookah pipe. Entertainment is Latino and retro music from the 60´s, 70´s and 80´s, and some live acts including belly dancers at the weekends.
Located within the Hotel Marbella Club designed and decorated to resemble the original elegance of the champagne room 60s, provides drinking and dancing with first-class style and sophistication.
Located at Pablo Casals nº 17 in central Marbella mid way between the coast and the main road. This spacious comfortable bar with large leather sofa’s filling many cosy corners is carefully lit and offers unobtrusive music to provide a background to your conversation. An abundance of greenery completes the decor of one of Marbellas favourite business meeting venues.
On Marbella’s Golden Mile at Puente Romano, Phase 11, Icon brings a combination of music, style and ambience, which has never been seen before in Spain. Just steps away from the Marbella Club, ICON consists of a Cocktail Lounge all afternoon and transforming into a club at night, given the opportunity to experience the irresistible Japaneses-Latin Infusion menu, at the ICON SAN Restaurant, guided by the famous chef Elquin Rangel.
The summer terrace situated in a ´patio andaluz,´ offers a remarkable menu of cocktails, spirits and wine, surrounded by an exotic garden with enchanting orange trees. The night seems everlasting, with prime selected music from around the world and exceptional international DJs. In addition, private valet parking is provided. Utilizing retro lounge style with iconic décor from the 60s, and state-of-the-art lighting to create a constantly changing atmosphere, ICON is unquestionably the most exclusive club in Marbella.
In the Puerto Deportivo of Marbella walk in and you will quickly discover it is warm and inviting, yet fun and trendy. Its diverse clientele comes together to create an edgy and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Designed as an American style music video and cocktail bar, with an extensive selection of alcohol and cocktails, you´ll quickly discover drink selections from around the world (we probably can make your favorite drink). It is a place that will treat you to new and exciting exotic cocktails (like the “Plantation” created with basil, fresh squeezed orange and lime juice, Cointreau and gin), and transform you back in time with its music from the 70s, 80s, and today´s top hits, country, gay disco, Spanish, Motown, hip-hop, Broadway, rock and many other genres of music. Try it out for yourself. The Library Bar – Good drinks, good times.
On the Golden Mile, Marbella….in front of Nagueles BP Station For a night of sexy unadulterated house music get yourself down to The Loft on the Golden Mile Marbella. House-U DJs DC & DJ MD will be spinning only the finest in uplifting funky, dirty and electro house music ALL NIGHT LONG . Booming sound system and wicked light show, get down to the jewel of the Golden Mile.
Located on Calle Coleseum, Marbella this is the favourite cocktal lounge for the Marbella “in crowd” who enjoy their cocktails in a trendy partying atmosphere where great music is played
Found at Playa Hotel Don Carlos Carretera de Cádiz Km 192 Nikki Beach Marbella truly embraces the local motto “A Way of Life.” Set against the beautiful backdrop of the Don Carlos Beach Resort in Elviria, Marbella, Nikki Beach plays hostess to some of the world’s most rich and famous clientele. From celebrities to local socialites, as well as visitors looking for an unparalleled good time, Nikki Beach Marbella is the ultimate destination for relaxation, celebration and revelry in the Costa del Sol. Situated a mere 15 minutes from the city center of Marbella, one can look to Nikki Beach as the perfect place to unwind during the day, with plush white beds offering a warm welcome to sunbathers looking to relax. Lunch is available through buffet or menu, featuring a colorful assortment of delicious dishes and selections. As the crowd picks up, the resident DJ spins the world famous beat of house and dance music that adds momentum to the daily festivities.
As the sun sets, Nikki Beach becomes the best party scene in Marbella, with champagne spraying, cocktails flowing, and one of the most prestigious nightlife crowds in the world.
On the Istan road near the Marbella mosque The Olivia Valere night club / discoteque has a capacity for more than 1000 people is in a custom built Moorish/Andaluce style. The decor inspired by the most luxurious arab palaces, creates spaces destined to satisfy all of the pleasures. With its gardens, fountains, terraces, and all decorated with an exquisite taste. The Olivia Valere nightclub is an elegant and classy venue for the most refined of party goers.
A must for the serious partygoer with a big budget
In the Hotel Puente Romano, Ctra. de Cádiz, Km 177 – A popular chiringuito by day, at night it becomes Suite del Mar which has become Marbella’s hot night spot. It’s relaxed ambiance invites you to enjoy your dinner under the stars and drinks to the best music with live D.J. Rub shoulders with Marbella’s beautiful people, sip sangria under the stars and, if you can carve out a space for yourself on the dancefloor, boogie ‘til sunrise.
Next door to La Meridiana Restaurant. Camino de la Cruz. Vanito was formerly “La Notte Piano Bar) and represents Marbella’s chic elegant image. The terrace has magnificent views with manicured mature gardens. The cocktail list is long with music designed to get your toes tapping.