A natural paradise! It leaves no one unmoved! This beach is known indistinctly as Cabopino beach, Artola beach or Artola Dunes beach. It is about 13 km east of the center of Marbella and is one of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol.
It provides a feeling of special freedom and connection with nature. The landscape is dotted with imposing dunes and autochthonous vegetation such as daffodils and junipers. The fact that it is largely a virgin beach is its most peculiar characteristic and what makes it “unique”.
It is 1, 200-1, 500 meters long and between 20- 45 meters wide, depending on the area. Located in the Artola Dunes area, it is a valuable protected natural area and it was declared a “Natural Monument” since 2001. It has fine golden sand, crystalline waters and moderate waves.
Spacious and adjacent to the Cabopino Marina, this beach also stands out because it has a large stretch of nudist beach, very popular with the gay community.
The “Torre de los Ladrones”, a defensive tower of Roman origin, a relic from the Arab era declared a Site of Cultural Interest, is particularly noteworthy.
More about Cabopino beach
It does not have a promenade but it can be accessed by a wooden boardwalk. It has easy access with several free and paid parking areas (only inside Cabopino Marina). It has medium-high numbers of beachgoers, predominantly families with children.
Rental of nautical equipment (pedal boats, jet skis, boats. . . ) as well as water activities (banana boat, jet ski, kayak. . . ). Sunbed, deckchair and sunshade rental. Massage services. Beach bars. Showers. Lifeguard service. It has the Blue Flag and was awarded the “Q” for tourist quality. It has a warm microclimate in winter and a moderate one in summer. Nearby campground.
The temperature can range from 8-10º C in the winter months to 29-30º C in summer. The average monthly water temperature ranges from 14-16º in the coldest months to 22-23º in the hottest ones.