Beaches in Barcelona

Barcelona features several miles of urban beach, and locals love to enjoy it when the weather is good. You can also enjoy it in many different ways during your stay. In this tag you’ll find our posts giving you recommendations for where to go for a swim or sunbathing and how to stay safe (because unfortunately pickpockets might be around). We also have suggestions for those wanting to stay near the beach, and great ideas for restaurants by the water. We’ll take you by the Barceloneta district and the waterfront by the hand, so you can enjoy the Mediterranean side of Barcelona.

Barceloneta Barcelona off the beaten path

WHAT TO DO IN BARCELONETA IN BARCELONA

LA BARCELONETA DISTRICT: THE OLD FISHERMEN QUARTER The word “Barceloneta” means little Barcelona in Catalan, and it’s the name of the city’s fisherman district, located at the bottom of the Old Town, between the Port Vell marina and the local beaches. The origin of la Barceloneta started after in 1714 the city was defeated by the …

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Best restaurants Barceloneta

BEST BARCELONETA RESTAURANTS FOR A GREAT MEAL BY THE SEA

RESTAURANTS IN BARCELONETA BEACH THAT AREN’T A RIP OFF You’ve planned a day in the Barceloneta beach and hope to play by ear and eat lunch there. After all, the area is packed with restaurants and it won’t be difficult to find a place to eat. Isn’t it? WRONG! So many of the restaurants in the …

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Barcelona Marina in Port Vell

WHAT TO SEE IN THE BARCELONA PORT VELL

EXPLORING THE BARCELONA MARINA AREA The Barcelona Port Vell (Old Harbor) is the oldest part of the Barcelona waterfront. It was completely renovated prior to the Olympic Games and nowadays it is home to many interesting tourist attractions, from museums to sport facilities and relaxing walks. Every year more than 16 million people visit the Port …

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W Hotel Barcelona | ForeverBarcelona

SHOULD YOU STAY AT THE BARCELONA W HOTEL?

PROS AND CONS OF THE W HOTEL IN BARCELONA It can’t go unnoticed. This sail shaped building of 99 meters high at the seaside it’s seen from miles away, changing completely the seascape. Although the polemic construction of the W Hotel  at only 20 meters from the sea (Spanish law states 100 meters from the …

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Best beaches in Barcelona by ForeverBarcelona

THE BEST BARCELONA CITY BEACHES

EXPLORING THE BARCELONA BEACH AREA Undoubtedly, one of the major attractions of Barcelona city is the sea and, of course, the beaches. Everybody knows that the combination of sun and sea is the guarantee of a good day. But, how do you decide a beach in a sunny day? We want to help you to find …

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Hotel Arts Barcelona review | ForeverBarcelona

5 STAR HOTELS IN BARCELONA: HOTEL ARTS REVIEW

OUR HONEST OPINION OF THE ARTS HOTEL We often have guests asking us what do we think about such or such hotel. This is why we decided that it’d be a good idea to start a series of hotel reviews in our blog. We’ll be publishing one each month (the rest of the posts will be …

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Barcelona Beach Restaurants | ForeverBarcelona

BEST BARCELONA BEACH RESTAURANTS

By Marta Laurent Veciana Passionate Tour Guide & Founder of ForeverBarcelona DINNING BY THE SEA: BARCELONA BEACHFRONT RESTAURANTS​ This time of the year, many clients ask me to recommend them good Barcelona beach restaurants. After all, they are a perfect choice for a summer meal. However, there are so many, and so many of them are …

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Top Barcelona Hotels Near Beach | ForeverBarcelona

FAVORITE BARCELONA HOTELS ON THE BEACH

By Marta Laurent Veciana Passionate Tour Guide & Founder of ForeverBarcelona Links in this dark orange color are affiliate or sponsored links. We might be paid for posting them or if you click on them or buy through them. If the affiliate link would increase your costs, we wouldn’t use it. Your trust is more important …

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Barcelona beach safety rules | ForeverBarcelona

SAFETY AT THE BEACH IN BARCELONA – MUST READ

By Marta Laurent Veciana Passionate Tour Guide & Founder of ForeverBarcelona BEACH SAFETY TIPS FOR A HAPPY BEACH TIME Is there anything better after a long day sightseeing in Barcelona than enjoying the last sun rays of the day and refreshing your body in the Mediterranean sea? Barcelona has 4km of beach (about 2.5 miles) that are …

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Barcelona beaches

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOING TO THE BEACH IN BARCELONA

By Marta Laurent Veciana Passionate Tour Guide & Founder of ForeverBarcelona ALL ABOUT THE BARCELONA BEACHES It’s summertime. It’s hot. You’ve been touring Barcelona but now you need a break and the blue Mediterranean is so tempting… Beach habits change from country to country. What about Barcelona? Here is what you need to know to enjoy your beachtime …

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