This night club disco which is located on the Istan road near the Marbella Mosque above the Golden Mile. Housed in a purpose built Moorish structure with a vast dance floor, several bars and an outdoor terrace for al fresco cocktails. Seriously swanky venue which always delivers a euphoric punch. Excellent for celebrity spotting and a club for the seriously cool. The open air Babylonia Palace restaurant which is situated beside the disco, is a luxurious and opulent venue. Built and designed to recreate the patio of an Arab Palace, this fine dining restaurant seats 350 people, and is illuminated by hundreds of candles. The restaurant and disco open from June to September, every night from midnight until 6am.
Recorded celebretries who have danced here are George Benson, Darryl Hannah, Barry White, Prince, Robert de Niro, Bruce Willis and Naomi Campbell, Chelsea Clinton, Ana Obregón, Zinedine Zidane, Enrique Iglesias, Norma Duval, Prince Harry, Princess Magdalena of Sweden, Mick Jagger, Bruce Willis. Paris Histon make a bi-annual visit as guest DJ.
Olivia Valere, Moroccan born, made her name in Paris, working as the PR for French Senate then in 1981 running an exclusive sucessful nightclub called "Apocalypse". Moving to Marbella in 1984 she ran her first disco in Puerto Banús (Gray d'Albion) which opened on the 4th of July, 1985. After two years she took over the the former famous Regine's discotheque (opened 1979) at the Hotel Puente Romano. On the 25th of July in 1997 she open the present Olivia Valere. Astonishingly it was built in 72 days. The architect was Oscar de la Peña, interior design by Miguel Cancio, who also designed the Buddah Bar and Bar Fly in Paris, contractor was Juan Carlos, Mackintosh. The restaurant was added the following summer.
Open summer only
Monday to Sunday: 24.00 hrs to 06.00 hrs
Ticketed from 25€
Tel: 952 828 861
Carratera de Istan (A-7176) km 0.8