Marbella and neighbouring Puerto Banus may attract flashy yachts and designer shops but that doesn’t mean you have to be rich to party here. Whether you’re on a budget or looking to splash the cash like the TOWIE cast, there’s a party for you in Marbella!
One of the most affordable places to start the night is Portside in Puerto Banus. It’s lively and energetic atmosphere is a great place to grab the first drink of the evening. Also, Portside’s back terrace is conveniently opposite the world famous Linekers Bar, so there’s not far to wander if you fancy a change of scenery.
If you’re in central Marbella, Lemmon bar is a great place to stay all evening without burning through all your Euros! This late night bar has an outdoor terrace and is bringing a stylish edge to Puerto Deportivo in Marbella with its sleek interior. This means you can party for less, without having to sacrifice any glitz and glamour!
After a long night drinking and dancing the night away, La Sala in Puerto Banus serves up a yummy breakfast or lunch for a decent price! This means you can regain your energy and look over the spectacular views of “La Concha”, all while thinking about your next move for the night ahead!
If you went to La Sala for dinner, head to Aqwa Mist for dessert. Okay, so there probably won’t be any lemon cheesecake here but there will certainly be plenty of drinks and champagne! Aqwa Mist has only been open a year, but with its refined purple and white theme this club is attracting a huge celebrity crowd! So if you fancy a bit of celeb spotting, this is the place to be!
Other popular bars in Puerto Banus include News Café and Linekers. However Sleek, one of the largest dance clubs in town, is not to be missed out on your holiday! The likes of Snoop Dogg, Disclosure and Duke Dumont have all played here in the past and this year Sleek hosts the Miami White party, so an evening here will not disappoint!
If you’re staying in central Marbella, start your night off with delicious cocktails at Punto Faro then steadily make your way down the coastline to Sunset Marbella. This late night bar is sophisticated and a great place to make your money last that little bit longer, all while having a drink with a touch of luxury.
Head to Ocean Club for an out-of-this-world experience. With its pristine white beds surrounding the clear saltwater pool and exquisite food served in the restaurant, Ocean Club is the epitome of luxury here in Puerto Banus. Not to mention, they throw some epic parties here through the summer as well! The champagne spray parties here are legendary and it’s recommended to book a table in advance so you can shower your friends with bubbles in style.
Nikki Beach in Eastern Marbella also provides party goers with luxurious pools and even more luxurious parties. Be prepared to spend a few Euros here, but it's more than worth it to have a little slice of Marbella heaven!To carry on the luxurious theme in the evening head to Seven in Puerto Banus. This Arabic and Asian themed bar also has a sister bar in central Marbella called Funky Buddha so wherever you’re based, you can experience the elegance and luxury of these must-visit bars!
If you’re looking to go to the best parties without breaking the bank, our top tip would be to combine an evening meal at Infuschia, Mosaik or Aretusa with free entry to TIBU or Pangea! We’re guessing you’re going to have meal somewhere anyway and then head out to party. Putting the two together will save you some money and set you up for a great night in Marbella or Puerto Banus.
By Emma Hart - The Outdoor Adventurer at icelolly.com