Cabopino Beach – Dunes d’Artola


Cabopino Beach, also known as Artola Beach, is a secluded beach in Marbella, considered one of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol. You will feel in perfect harmony with nature thanks to its landscape of dunes and delicate native vegetation, such as sea daffodils and junipers. In other words, a feeling of FREEDOM!!

Vegetación Playa Cabopino
Photo: Cabopino Beach Natural Area

About Cabopino Beach

It stands out for its clear shallow waters and gentle waves, its fine golden sand, as well as the multitude of services it offers. It is an ideal beach to enjoy with family and young children, or to spend a day of tranquility under the bright sun of the Costa del Sol.

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

It is located near a protected natural area, the Dunes of Artola, a natural space in the heart of the Costa del Sol, designated a natural monument by the Regional Government of Andalusia in 2001, and bordering the Cabopino marina, in the Las Chapas district of Marbella.

It stretches for 1,200 meters in length and has an average width of 30 meters. Some sections of the beach are nudist and are very popular among the gay community. The attendance is considered moderate.

Playa de Cabopino
Photo: Beach of Cabopino Marbella

Furthermore, on this beach, you can visit monuments of historical interest such as the Torre Ladrones, a defensive tower of Roman origin classified as a Property of Cultural Interest (BIC).

Torre Ladrones Playa de Cabopino
Photo: Tour Thieves on the beach of Cabopino

Services on Cabopino Beach:

    • Free parking.
    • Chiringuitos (beach bars) and restaurants.
    • Showers and restrooms.
    • Sunbed and umbrella rentals.
    • Pedalo, boat, jet ski rentals, and dolphin-watching excursions.
    • Nudist area.
    • Lifeguard team.
    • Blue Flag.
    • Quality Tourism Label Q.
    • Good access by public transport.

How to Get to Cabopino Beach in Marbella?

To get to Cabopino Beach, you have several options:

By car: Take the A-7 highway (direction Algeciras-Cádiz) and take exit 194 towards Cabopino. Follow the signs to the beach. There are several free parking areas in the area.

By bus: Bus line 220 from Portillo has a stop at the entrance of Cabopino marina, from where you can access the beach on foot. You can also take urban bus line 7 from Marbella.

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

By bicycle: If you enjoy cycling, you can reach Cabopino Beach via the Vía Verde de Marbella, a cycling path that follows the old railway track.

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