Gay Club Guide Marbella

Spain has led the way in being a progressive and LGBTQ friendly country, establishing itself as one of the most welcoming holiday destinations for gay travellers.

When we think of gay travel to Spain, we automatically think of locations such as Sitges and Torremolinos where you will find a wide variety of gay-specific bars and clubs. However, Marbella is home to some of the most vibrant and flamboyant parties and clubs on the Costa del Sol. With a buzzing nightlife, relaxed and open atmosphere it is not to be overlooked as one of the best nightlife destinations on the Costa del Sol

The established gay bars in Marbella are Mikonos Gay Bar which is famous for its drag and live shows, modern interiors and current music and Fenix, the only gay cocktail bar in Marbella, located in the city centre. Both bars have a fun, lively and energetic atmosphere with extensive drink menus where you can party through until sunrise. 

Recuerdos Kiss is one of the main meeting spots for gay nightlife in Marbella, situated in Puerto Deportivo, this bar is perfect for enjoying a relaxing cocktail while the sun sets, before the lively party starts where you can carry on drinking here through the night. 

Stay in Puerto Banús to be near the most exclusive clubs in Marbella, offering the ultimate night out full of fun and energy they are welcoming to the LGBTQ community. Let loose in Clubs such as Olivia Valère, known for its exotic dancers and eclectic party vibe, visit this club to check out the best dressed and party in a chic and tasteful atmosphere.  

Mask Marbella has been named as one of the most gay-friendly clubs in Marbella, with luxury Avant-guard decor, the venue evokes a sense of mystery and exclusivity adding a new dimension to the clubbing experience in Marbella. 

The party really kicks off at the end of April, with clubs hosting their famous, exclusive opening parties and the season continues through until September when you can attend the lively closing parties.

Some of the best gay-friendly locations in Marbella are the beach clubs. With their open and relaxed energy, they are welcoming to all travellers. Some have a more raucous party vibe but no matter which one you choose to visit, you will experience a warm and welcoming atmosphere as everyone in these clubs is there for one thing, to have fun, relax and party. A must visit on your Costa del Sol holidays

For the utmost fun, gay travellers to Marbella should attend one of the infamous, wild pool parties. Hosted by some of the glamorous beach clubs, don't miss out on a day of famous DJ's spinning the latest music, an endless flow of drinks and people soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Marbella. 

Marbella is a great holiday destination for same-sex couples travelling to Spain, although there are fewer clubs and bars exclusively for the LGBTQ community, Marbella's established gay culture provides an open, diverse and tolerant environment.

Whilst in Marbella, visit the popular nudist beach, Cabopino. This beach is LGBTQ friendly and a great spot to sunbathe away from prying eyes and enjoy a little privacy between the protected Artola Sand Dunes.

A great option for gay-friendly accommodation is rent a holiday home in Marbella and experience the open and liberal atmosphere this town has to offer.