Best Beach Hotels in Costa del Sol

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best beach hotels in Costa del Sol for you below. Bon voyage!

Sarah, Travel Blogger

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Gran Hotel Miramar GL

Rated 9.2 in 4273 reviews

The luxurious Gran Hotel Miramar GL is set in a listed XX century building and is located in Malaga, 10 metres from La… See more

The luxurious Gran Hotel Miramar GL is set in a listed XX century building and is located in Malaga, 10 metres from La Malagueta Beach. This beachfront hotel has a spa centre and a seasonal pool.

Featuring views of the beach, the garden, or the city, the elegant rooms at this hotel are air conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and an entertainment media library, as well as Bluetooth sound system, USB and HDMI connections. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a bath, mirror with temperature and clock and Bulgari toiletries.

The hotel restaurant Príncipe de Asturias offers International cuisine with a Mediterranean touch, as well as an informal snack bar. It also has roof-top chill-out terrace where guests can enjoy drinks, and stunning sea view.

Breakfast is served at the pool level and it consist on an extensive buffet offering a great variety of fruit, cold meat and cheese, pastry, and a show-cooking part for your on-demand requests.

Other facilities include a children's pool and a seasonal miniclub, or a wide range of meeting and conference rooms.

Alcazaba is 700 metres from Gran Hotel Miramar GL, and the city centre is a 10-minute walk away. The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 9 km from the property.

Rooms from $222

This luxurious beachfront hotel, set between Marbella and Puerto Banús, has 2 luxurious pools and 5 restaurants… See more

This luxurious beachfront hotel, set between Marbella and Puerto Banús, has 2 luxurious pools and 5 restaurants. Surrounded by lush gardens with direct beach access.

Featuring bedrooms with a private terrace and sea or garden views, Marbella Club Hotel was originally the private residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe, the founder of the hotel.

The property has 5 restaurants, serving International and traditional Spanish cuisine. Puerto Banús offers a wide range of designer shops, bars, and restaurants.

The hotel provides shuttle service to Marbella Club Golf Resort. The 18-hole golf course was designed by Dave Thomas and offers views of the Mediterranean Sea and Africa. The property also features a Thalasso Spa with sea views, offering a range of treatments, including a sauna and water bed.

This spacious complex also features a Kids' Club for children. It includes a dance studio, music room, an enchanted forest, among many other leisure and educational facilities.

Rooms from $550

Nobu Hotel Marbella

Rated 8.9 in 899 reviews

Surrounded by gardens and fountains, Nobu Hotel Marbella is set in Marbella. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has… See more

Surrounded by gardens and fountains, Nobu Hotel Marbella is set in Marbella. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has views to the resort's Plaza square , and guests can enjoy access to an outdoor swimming, a fitness centre and La Suite night club. Plaza de los Naranjos is reachable within 3.6 km and the nearest beach is 500 metres away.

All guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Every room has a private bathroom, and a terrace with views to the resort's la Plaza square, a leisure area with several restaurants and bars. All units come with a seating area.

A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area of the Nobu Restaurant. The signature in-house restaurant specializes in Japanese-Peruvian cuisine.

Non-stop guidance is available at the reception with the possibility to pre-arrival check-in.

Plaza de toros Marbella is 4.4 km from Nobu Hotel Marbella, while Puerto Banus is 3.3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 43 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $374

Puente Romano Beach Resort

Rated 8.9 in 730 reviews

Welcome to Puente Romano Beach Resort, the Mediterranean's most vibrant place to be. Puente Romano Beach Resort is a… See more

Welcome to Puente Romano Beach Resort, the Mediterranean's most vibrant place to be. Puente Romano Beach Resort is a member of “Leading Hotels of the World”, and is located on the south coast of Spain, on the famous “Golden Mile”.

This is a luxurious residential area situated between Marbella and Puerto Banus, just 45 minutes from Malaga airport.

With an Andalusian village-style feel, you can indulge in our elevated gastronomy offer with more than 15 restaurants and bars, experience sensational nightlife, relax at the spa and wellness facilities, enjoy open-air venues, its botanical gardens, or play at a world-famous tennis court.

Discover the best things in life at Puente Romano, under the sun all year round. Take your first steps and explore one of Europe's finest resorts.

Rooms from $459

Set on the beachfront, in the centre of Marbella's old town, this Adults Only Recommended hotel offers a spa and outdoor… See more

Set on the beachfront, in the centre of Marbella's old town, this Adults Only Recommended hotel offers a spa and outdoor swimming pool. Amare Marbella Beach Hotel - Adults Only Recommended features free WiFi throughout the property and at the Beach Club.

The modern, stylish rooms are spacious and bright, and most rooms have a balcony with side or front sea views. The hotel also offers Exclusive Rooms, which include VIP treatment and access to the adults only recommended The One Lounge.

One of the hotel´s main attractions is Amàre Club, divided into 3 areas that combine music and entertaining by the sea. Amàre Beach offers restaurant and sun bathing areas, and Amàre Pool has an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace. The Amàre Lounge, a relax area with a bar and café, which also features evening entertainment.

The Mare Nostrum Restaurant offers international cuisine with Mediterranean touches. You can also enjoy stunning views of the sea at the Belvue Rooftop Bar, specialised in cocktails. Restaurant Messina, awarded with a Michelin star, also offers a menu by chef Mauricio Giovanini.

A wide range of treatments are offered at the on-site spa, by Germaine de Capuccini. For stays of more than 1 night, 1 free hydrotherapy circuit per person per stay is included.

The hotel offers a range of activities for adults in Marbella, including live music shows, themed parties, and more. There is an electric car charging point located 200 metres away. Online check-in is also offered to all guests. Málaga Airport is 52 km away, and the hotel can arrange a private shuttle service on request, for a surcharge.

Rooms from $157

Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa is a beachfront hotel overlooking the Mediterranean, just 15 minutes’ drive… See more

Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa is a beachfront hotel overlooking the Mediterranean, just 15 minutes’ drive from Puerto Banus. It features 3 outdoor swimming pools, gardens and a spa.

Rooms at the Kempinski Marbella feature a balcony or terrace. Each room has a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a marble bathroom with hairdryer.

Facilities at the Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa include a fitness studio with free fitness activities and tennis courts. The hotel Spa has a sauna, steam bath, indoor relaxation pool and 6 treatment rooms.

There is also a seasonal Kid's Club, open during peak season.

The Kempinski offers a buffet breakfast buffet and two further restaurants offering a range of Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine.

Guests can enjoy a drink overlooking the garden and sea or at the poolside snack bar.

This hotel is a 5-minute drive from the centre of Estepona, offering several restaurants, beachclubs and clothing boutiques. Marbella can be reached in 20 minutes by car. Malaga Airport is 73 km away.

Rooms from $290

Vincci Selección Aleysa

Rated 9.5 in 1003 reviews

This beachfront boutique hotel with an outdoor pool and hot tub overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. It has direct access to… See more

This beachfront boutique hotel with an outdoor pool and hot tub overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. It has direct access to Las Gaviotas beach in Benalmádena and offers sea views.

The modern rooms at the Vincci Selección Aleysa have air conditioning, a 42-inch LED TV with satellite channels. They also include a laptop safe, mini fridge and electric kettle. The elegant bathrooms include a bathrobe, slippers and toiletries.

Free sports classes are offered on request in the hotel's garden, overlooking the sea. Vincci Selección Aleysa also offers courtesy cars on request.

The Vincci Selección Aleysa Hotel's restaurant serves international food. The hotel breakfast includes products for celiacs. There is also a snack bar, terrace and lounge-bar.

Puerto Marina, which includes a shopping center and several bars and nightclubs, is 1.5 km from the hotel. Torrequebrada Golf Course is less than 10 minutes away by car.

Rooms from $183

Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá

Rated 8.8 in 731 reviews

Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá is located on the seafront, 15 minutes' walk from Marbella Old Town. It offers 3 outdoor pools… See more

Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá is located on the seafront, 15 minutes' walk from Marbella Old Town. It offers 3 outdoor pools surrounded by gardens, and a spa; and each luxurious room has a large plasma-screen TV.

Rooms at the 5-star Don Pepe have views of the sea, hotel gardens, or mountains. They offer interactive satellite TV, an electronic safe and a minibar. All rooms have free WiFi.

Guests of the hotel receive free access to the heated indoor pool and gym. The hotel also has 1 tennis court and 2 paddle courts. The spa includes a Turkish bath, hot tub and sauna, and offers various massages and treatments.

The hotel also has a grill restaurant specialising in steak, and Mediterranean and barbecue specialties. Its Tahini Restaurant serves Japanese cuisine and offers ocean views.

Situated on the popular Costa del Sol, Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá is just 6 km away from Puerto Banús. Marbella’s historic old town is less than 2 km away.

Rooms from $342

Iberostar Marbella Coral Beach is located just 1 km from central Puerto Banús. Set among lush palm gardens, the complex… See more

Iberostar Marbella Coral Beach is located just 1 km from central Puerto Banús. Set among lush palm gardens, the complex features outdoor pools with sun loungers, beach club, gym and rooms with private balcony. Free high speed WiFi is available throughout.

All Coral Beach’s bright, air-conditioned rooms include satellite TV, a safe and a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Decorated with Arabic and Andalusian touches, many offer views of the sea, gardens or pool. Minibars are available at an extra cost.

Iberostar Marbella Coral Beach’s 2 restaurants offer Mediterranean and Andalusian cuisine. One of them is a buffet restaurant and the other á la carte restaurant is located at the hotel's beachfront club. A poolside bar serves light snacks.

A massages service is available for a surcharge. There is also a games room available.

Central Marbella is just 4 km away, while Malaga Airport can be reached in 45 minutes by car. There is a free public car park outside, whereas private covered parking spaces are available at an extra cost.

Rooms from $155

Hotel Balcón de Europa

Rated 8.8 in 2373 reviews

Built into the Balcón de Europa rock face, this hotel has direct access to Caletilla Beach. It features an out-door… See more

Built into the Balcón de Europa rock face, this hotel has direct access to Caletilla Beach. It features an out-door infinity swimming pool, a sauna and a restaurant with sea views. Free WiFi is available.

Located in the centre of Nerja, Hotel Balcón de Europa is close to many shops, bars and restaurants.

The hotel offers rooms with air-conditioning central system connected depending on the weather and heating central system connected depending on the weather, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom.

Parking is available for a surcharge only 200 metres away from the property (not possible to book).

The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 60 km away from the property. The Nerja cave paintings are 3 km away from the property.

Rooms from $107

Parador de Nerja

Rated 8.9 in 1266 reviews

Parador de Nerja offers direct lift access to Burriana Beach and wonderful views of the Costa del Sol. It has an outdoor… See more

Parador de Nerja offers direct lift access to Burriana Beach and wonderful views of the Costa del Sol. It has an outdoor pool, tennis courts and free WiFi throughout.

The Parador’s air-conditioned rooms have views of the sea or the charming town of Nerja. Each spacious room includes a flat-screen TV and minibar.

The hotel’s elegant restaurant serves a varied breakfast buffet and traditional Andalusian dishes. Specialities include fried baby fish, garlic soup and goat in almond sauce.

Situated on a clifftop, the Parador Nerja is 5-minute walk from the town’s shops and bars. There is easy access to the N340 Coast Road, and on-site parking is offered.

Rooms from $120

Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

Resort

Rated 9.6 in 162 reviews

This luxury hotel and spa, with its own championship golf course, is a 5-minute drive from Bahía de Casares Beach. It… See more

This luxury hotel and spa, with its own championship golf course, is a 5-minute drive from Bahía de Casares Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools and a private, seasonal beach club with infinity pool, restaurant and bar.

Home of the annual Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 and 2012, the hotel’s 18-hole golf course was designed by Cabell Robinson. Other on-site facilities include the Jack Nicklaus Academy, 2 tennis courts, and 2 padel courts.

The Cortesin spa includes an indoor pool and gym. There is a Turkish bath, sauna, and a unique snow cave. Treatments include massage.

Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa offers air-conditioned suites with a private balcony, flat-screen satellite TV and free internet access. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers.

REI by Finca Cortesin is the hotel's signature restaurant. Its cuisine is renowned for both exquisite traditional Japanese dishes, as well as others that have emerged by fusing Japanese with Mediterranean influences.
Guests are able to admire the Master chef himself, Luis Olarra, at work in the kitchen as he prepares mouth-watering dishes; combining the highest quality seafood and raw materials, produce grown organically in our very own vegetable garden and Spanish cuisine classics.

While the 5 other dining venues include Don Giovanni Italian restaurant, Mediterranean cuisine at The Beach Club, Mediterranean flavours at El Jardin de Lutz and tapas and cocktails at The Blue Bar. You can also enjoy views of the golf course and the Mediterranean at the Golf Club Restaurant.

Marbella is a 35-minute drive from the property while Sotogrande is 20 minutes drive away. The nearest airport is Gibraltar Airport, 40 minutes' drive away while Malaga Airport is 60 minutes away.

Rooms from $678

El Fuerte Marbella

Rated 9.2 in 326 reviews

El Fuerte a historic establishment on the Costa del Sol, now transformed to 5 stars, is the Marbella hotel that best… See more

El Fuerte a historic establishment on the Costa del Sol, now transformed to 5 stars, is the Marbella hotel that best combines casual luxury, an exclusive and welcoming atmosphere and the sheer comfort offered by its location on the city centre’s beachfront, which offers stunning sea views right across Marbella’s seafront promenade.

The hotel’s warm Mediterranean character is reflected in its classic interior design that offers guests timeless quality, designed by prestigious Chilean designer Jaime Beriestain’s studio, first-class gastronomy and professional service that puts the finest details first.

Come and discover the refurbished image and significant improvements at Hotel El Fuerte, the destination you’ve come to love over the years, as it takes one step further in offering you an exclusive experience.

Rooms from $278

Located in Estepona, METT Hotel & Beach Resort Marbella - Estepona offers beachfront accommodations and various… See more

Located in Estepona, METT Hotel & Beach Resort Marbella - Estepona offers beachfront accommodations and various facilities, such as a heated exterior pool of 52 meters as well as a relaxing indoor pool. This 5-star hotel offers room service and concierge service. The hotel also features a fitness center, treatment rooms, evening entertainment, a lounge bar next to Azure pool, Spanish tapas & different gastronomic offers, a beach club and a 24-hour front desk.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At METT Hotel & Beach Resort Marbella - Estepona rooms are spacious with a classic Mediterranean style and sea, pool or mountain views and fitted with bed linen and towels.

An à la carte breakfast is available each morning in the ISOLA restaurant.

With restaurant and gastronomy at the center of the METT brand experience, the resort offers a culinary proposal that ranges from the authentic Italian cuisine, Mediterranean flavors and the specialties of its Greek restaurant. With three gastronomic spaces, ISOLA, Azure Beach and AMMOS. METT Hotel & Beach Resort wants to involve both guests and visitors in a concept that encourages contemporary and social living.

The nearest airport is Malaga, 34 mi from METT Hotel & Beach Resort Marbella, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $304

Ikos Andalusia

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 93 reviews

Set in Estepona, less than 1 km from Guadalmansa Beach, Ikos Andalusia offers accommodation with a fitness centre, free… See more

Set in Estepona, less than 1 km from Guadalmansa Beach, Ikos Andalusia offers accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Among the facilities at this property are free shuttle service and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The resort features an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, evening entertainment and a kids' club.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bath or shower. At Ikos Andalusia every room has bed linen and towels.

At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving French, Greek and Italian cuisine. Vegetarian and gluten-free options can also be requested.

Ikos Andalusia offers guests a wellness area with a hot tub, a hammam and an indoor pool. You can play table tennis and tennis at the resort, and the area is popular for canoeing and cycling.

With staff speaking German, English, Spanish and French, around-the-clock information is available at the reception.

Playa de Arroyo las Cañas-Velerín is 1.7 km from Ikos Andalusia, while El Saladillo Beach is 1.7 km away. The nearest airport is Gibraltar International Airport, 58 km from the accommodation.

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Situated in Estepona, 600 metres from El Saladillo Beach, THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona features… See more

Situated in Estepona, 600 metres from El Saladillo Beach, THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Among the various facilities of this property are a bar and a private beach area. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property.

The rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchenette, a dining area, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona provides some rooms with sea views, and all rooms come with a coffee machine. At the accommodation rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Guests at THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona can enjoy an à la carte breakfast. At the hotel you will find a restaurant serving Mediterranean, Seafood and local cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona offers 4-star accommodation with a sauna and terrace. Bike hire and car hire are available at the accommodation and the area is popular for hiking and cycling.

Guadalmansa Beach is 1.3 km from THE FLAG Costa del Sol Marbella, Estepona, while La Duquesa Golf is 28 km from the property. The nearest airport is Gibraltar International Airport, 57 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $211

Anfitrión Villas & Suites

Villas

Rated 9.5 in 58 reviews

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and views of garden, Anfitrión Villas & Suites is a recently renovated villa situated… See more

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and views of garden, Anfitrión Villas & Suites is a recently renovated villa situated in Marbella, 500 metres from Nueva Andalucía Beach. With quiet street views, this accommodation provides a balcony. The villa features pool views, a sun terrace, and free WiFi is available throughout the property.

All units at the villa complex come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box and a private bathroom with a shower, bathrobes and slippers. Some units also have a well-fitted kitchen equipped with a dishwasher, an oven, and a microwave. At the villa complex, units have bed linen and towels.

À la carte and continental breakfast options with warm dishes, local specialities and fresh pastries are available each morning at the villa. Guests are welcome to relax in the on-site lounge, while packed lunches are also available upon request.

Guests at Anfitrión Villas & Suites can make the most of yoga classes offered in-house. Activities such as skiing, cycling, hiking can be enjoyed in the surroundings, and guests can relax along the beachfront. A bicycle rental service and a ski pass sales point are offered at the accommodation.

Cortijo Blanco Beach is 1 km from Anfitrión Villas & Suites, while Puerto Banús Beach is 1.6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Malaga, 61 km from the villa, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $221

Spend a fantastic break in a beautiful part of the Costa del Sol in this luxurious hotel. The Oceano Beach Hotel… See more

Spend a fantastic break in a beautiful part of the Costa del Sol in this luxurious hotel. The Oceano Beach Hotel provides you with great views of the spectacular coastline.

Take a dip in Oceano’s beautiful outdoor swimming pool, or lie back and soak up the sun on the pool’s terrace where standard sun beds are available free of charge. VIP sun beds are available for a surcharge. Alternatively, you can stroll down to the nearby beach and enjoy the cool waters of the Mediterranean Sea.

Ocean Beach Hotel boasts facilities that will help you unwind while on holiday. You can enjoy the various treatments available in the on-site spa, or relax in the hot tub.

Dine in the hotel’s outdoor restaurant in summer, and enjoy a light lunch in the sunshine and an à la carte meal in the evening.

Rooms from $207

Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only

Rated 8.8 in 3312 reviews

Facing the beachfront, Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only offers 4-star accommodation in Nerja and features an outdoor… See more

Facing the beachfront, Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only offers 4-star accommodation in Nerja and features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and garden. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also has a restaurant and a terrace. The hotel has an indoor pool and evening entertainment.

All units in the hotel are fitted with a TV with satellite channels. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only also provide guests with free WiFi, while some rooms will provide you with a sea view. At the accommodation every room is fitted with bed linen and towels.

Guests at Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the hotel.

Popular points of interest near Hotel Riu Monica - Adults Only include Torrecilla Beach, El Salon Beach and El Playazo Beach. The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 68 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $61

Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito

Rated 8.9 in 3775 reviews

The Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito is situated in Torremolinos, 100 meters from Playamar and Bajondillo beaches… See more

The Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito is situated in Torremolinos, 100 meters from Playamar and Bajondillo beaches and the seaside promenade. A swimming pool, hot tub and free hammam are featured.

Their air-conditioned and heated rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, kettle, coffee maker, safe and minibar. The private bathroom includes hair dryer, bathrobe, shower and free toiletries.

The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace, a hot tub and a turkish bath. Their buffet restaurant offers a range of culinary options. Free WiFi is featured.

The Essence Hotel Boutique by Don Paquito is within easy reach of all kinds of attractions, places of interest and the renowned nightlife. Malaga Airport is 12 minutes drive away.

Rooms from $86