Barcelona‘s beaches are within easy reach of the rest of the city cause they are part of it, and you can get to the beach by car (there are a wide range of car parks in the vicinity) if you decide to rent a car in Barcelona. It’s impossible to get bored on Barcelona‘s beaches, because if you don’t want to swim, you can sunbathe, read a book from the beach library or have a pre-lunch snack at one of the beachfront bars.
In Barcelona‘s beaches there are showers, public toilets, loungers, parasols, drinks and ice cream kiosks, bicycle parking, boat rental points, culinary and retail offering, and a lot of kinds of facilities so you can take part in sports on the sand and in the sea. Also you can sail along the coastline while you enjoy unique panoramic views of the city from the water.
Barcelona‘s seafront is one of the most extensive leisure and recreational offerings in Southern Europe, where you can find hotels with different architecture, fish restaurants
There are two beaches that are special for the people of Barcelona:
- La Barceloneta: it has more than 1 kilometre, captivates all people who feels the sand between their toes. Is one of the most important beaches of Catalan coast and its great pearl.
- Sant Sebastià: is the favourite for older people and memebers of the swimming club. Also is the closest one to the Passeig de Colom, La Rambla and the Port Vell.
In other hand, you can go to the beach which was created in 1992 for the Olympics Games: Nova Icària. This beach is only 400 metres long and its location is in the central section of the beach network. It’s the most peaceful beach and a popular meeting point for friends and families.
Visit Barcelona and its beaches!