Located in the center of Marbella, on one side of the old course of the river Represa, between the city’s two ports; the old Fishing Port, converted and now called Marina La Bajadilla, and the Marina itself. It is about 400 meters long and about 40 meters wide on average. It has an urban beach with golden sand or a mixture of sand and gravel, some pebbles on the shore and calm waters.
It offers attractions for both adults and children, making it ideal for families. One example is the playground, right on the sand where the little ones can play. They can also pedal on boats with slides alongside their parents. It is very well equipped with sunbed and sunshade rental, cabins with massage services, restaurants, beach bars and even cocktail bars, all to be found on the sand itself and right on the promenade.
There is palm tree vegetation bordering the promenade. It’s one of the busiest beaches in town and it is a very safe beach due to the presence of lifeguards.
How to access La Venus beach?
The temperature throughout the year does not vary from the other beaches, ranging from 8-10º C in the winter months to 29-30º C in the summer months. The average water temperature is again the same, ranging from 14-16º C in the coldest months to 22-23º C in the hottest months.
Easy to access, it is more complicated to find free parking as it is an urban and very central beach. It is possible to park in different multi-story underground car parks, but those require payment. High numbers of beachgoers, reaching very high numbers in the 2 peak summer months of July and August, shared by locals as well as tourists.
Of the two ports that limit it, the city’s Marina is the one with the most traffic and movement due to the greater number of boat moorings, the multitude of offers for nautical activities and sailing classes for children and the fantastic atmosphere that surrounds it due to the many bar terraces. Disabled access.