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Your Guide to an Unforgettable May in Marbella

Teba Siles | · 3 min. read

May is a vibrant month of activities in Marbella, offering an extensive array of events that promise to satisfy every taste and preference. From luxurious beach club parties to deep cultural dives and artisan markets, Marbella is the perfect destination for lovers of the good life and culture. Seize the opportunity to experience unique moments at some of the city’s most iconic venues. Here’s a detailed guide to the top events you won’t want to miss.

Keep reading to ensure you make the most of your time in Marbella this May, whether you’re looking to relax in the sun, enjoy cultural performances, or explore local markets. Get ready for a month full of fun and culture in the heart of the Costa del Sol!

Homiés Party at NAÔ Pool Club – May 2nd


Kick off the month with a splash at NAÔ Pool Club, Nueva Andalucía’s top beach club destination known for its elegant ambiance and exceptional facilities. The Homiés Party is perfect for those looking to indulge in sunbathing, gourmet dining, or enjoy the lively atmosphere. This venue guarantees a luxurious day out with spa treatments, private cabanas, and a menu that promises an international culinary journey.

Nao Pool Marbella

Flamenco Rhythms Live at Nomad Marbella – May 2nd


Experience the passion of traditional Spanish culture with an evening of Flamenco at Nomad Marbella, Av. del Prado. This event features authentic Flamenco performances, showcasing intense dance routines and expressive guitar music. It’s a perfect cultural immersion for enthusiasts and newcomers alike, set in an inviting venue that captures the heart of Nueva Andalucía.

flamenco Nomad Nueva Andalucia

Ocean Club Opening Party – May 3rd


Don’t miss the grand opening party of the Ocean Club Marbella, marking the beginning of the summer season. Dress to impress and enjoy the lavish celebration in Puerto Banus, a renowned venue for its luxury and high-energy atmosphere.

Ocean Club Marbella aereal picture

BOHO Sunday at Playa Padre – May 12th

Embrace the bohemian spirit at Playa Padre on BOHO Sunday. The Bohemian Rhapsody event begins as the sun sets, blending artistic and spiritual expressions in a festive ambiance. Located on Playa del Cable, in Marbella downtown, this beach club is renowned for its chic decor and vibrant evening parties. It is a must-visit for those seeking a dynamic social scene mixed with relaxation.

Sunsut in Playa Padre Marbella

Defected Dominates The Bull Ring – May 24th


Wrap up the month with Marbella’s ultimate house music event at Marbella Arena. Defected, a leading name in house music, brings an evening filled with high-energy beats and a captivating atmosphere, promising an unforgettable night for electronic music lovers.

Marbella Arena

Marc Anthony Concert – May 31st


Cap off an exhilarating month with a spectacular performance by Marc Anthony at the Oasis Marbella. This highly anticipated concert is part of his Historia Tour, offering fans a chance to see one of the most iconic Latin artists live. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience Marc Anthony’s energetic and soulful performance in an unforgettable setting.

Marc Anthony

Instrumental Breakfast at Hard Rock Hotel

Don’t miss the ‘Instrumental Breakfast’ at the Hard Rock Hotel, where for approximately $32 (€30), even non-guests can savor a rock star breakfast accompanied by an instrumental show. This unique dining experience combines delightful food with live music, adding a touch of rock ‘n’ roll to the start of your day.

hard rock marbella breakfast

Saturday Market at Puerto Banus 


Spend your Saturdays browsing a street market in the Puerto Banus area. This intimate market features a variety of stalls selling handcrafted goods, art, and local food, perfect for a relaxed and cultural shopping experience.

Woman shopping at street market

With such a rich array of events, May in Marbella offers something for everyone, whether you’re looking to party, indulge in cultural festivities, or enjoy a day out in the sun.