Cabopino Beach or Artola Beach is a secluded beach in Marbella, considered one of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol. You will feel a great connection with nature because it presents a landscape with dunes and areas with delicate native vegetation such as sea daffodils or junipers, in other words, FREEDOM!

Vegetación Playa Cabopino
Photo: Cabopino Beach Natural Site

About Cabopino beach

Characterized by its shallow, clean waters and moderate waves, fine golden sand, and a wide range of services available. As a result, it’s an ideal beach for families with young children or for a day of relaxation under the bright sun of the Costa del Sol.

Diversión en la Playa de Cabopino
Photo: Fun at Cabopino Beach

The beach is located next to a protected natural area, Las Dunas de Artola, a natural site in the heart of the Costa del Sol, considered a Natural Monument by the Junta de Andalucía in 2001 and adjacent to the Cabopino Marina, in the district of Las Chapas in Marbella.

It has a length of 1,200 meters and an average width of around 30 meters. It also has some nudist sections that are very popular among the gay community and it is considered to have medium occupancy.

Playa de Cabopino
Photo: Cabopino Beach

On this beach, you can also enjoy visiting historical monuments of interest such as the Tower of the Thieves, a defensive tower of Roman origin declared a Cultural Heritage Site (BIC).

Torre Ladrones Playa de Cabopino
Photo: Torre Ladrones Cabopino Beach

Facilities available at Cabopino beach:

    • Free parking.
    • Beach bars and restaurants.
    • Showers and toilets.
    • Sunbed and umbrella rental.
    • Water sports rentals such as pedal boats, boats, jet skis, and dolphin watching tours.
    • Nudist area.
    • Lifeguard service.
    • Blue flag.
    • Q for tourist quality.
    • Good access by public transport.

How to get to Cabopino Beach in Marbella?

To get to Cabopino Beach, you can do it in several ways:

To go by car: Take the A-7 motorway (direction Algeciras-Cádiz) and exit at junction 194 towards Cabopino. Follow the signs until you reach the beach. There are several free parking areas in the area.

Take the bus: The Portillo bus line 220 stops at the entrance of Cabopino marina, from where you can access the beach on foot. You can also take Marbella’s urban bus line 7.

By taxi: Another option is to take a taxi from Marbella, Puerto Banús or other nearby locations.

By bike: If you like cycling, you can reach Cabopino Beach by the Vía Verde de Marbella, a cycling route that runs along the old railway track.

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