Category Archives: Areas – The Beach

Information on the beach area of Barcelona – the beach is a great area to rent a beach apartment and enjoy city life and beach life in the same vacation

Our 5 best spots for a summer drink in Barcelona

Share1) Chill out on the beach Everyone’s favourite summer spot in Barcelona – the beach. The city has over 3.6 km of golden sands stretching from the edge of the old town in Barceloneta to Poblenou in the north of … Continue reading

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Poblenou – Barcelona’s village by the sea

ShareLocated only a short distance from the city centre, Poblenou is a delightful area with a distinct village feel. Located beyond the city centre to the north (towards France), Poblenou is right next to the sea and can be reached … Continue reading

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Beach Bars in Barcelona – Chiringuitos

ShareDuring the summer in Barcelona, drinking a cocktail or cold glass of beer or wine in one of the cities many beach bars is one of the greatest pleasures. The change to feel the cool breeze the sea brings in … Continue reading

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Tour Barcelona by Bus

ShareBus tours are a great way to see the sites of Barcelona without tiring yourself and for those on a tight schedule they offer a way to pack in all those sites. Barcelona’s Hop-on hop-off buses visit all of the … Continue reading

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Beach V City: Barcelona to fine bikini-wearers in the city center

ShareNew legislation passed this week means that tourists in Barcelona who wander off the beach onto the streets in bikinis, swimming costumes or in the nude can be fined if caught. On Friday the city council voted to ban “nudity … Continue reading

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A Michelin starred charity dinner at the Hotel Arts

ShareHotels Arts’ chef Paco Pérez offers a tasting menu paired with a selection of fine international wines at the Enoteca restaurant. Barcelona skyline views with a glass of champagne in hand accompanying a morel cream with foie gras ice cream … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Barcelona’s beach

ShareThe Beach in Barcelona is the ideal place for a walk, to take in some fresh sea air and take a break from the city. In summertime the beaches in Barcelona throng with sunbathers and swimmers. As summer ends the … Continue reading

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Barcelona beach apartments – city and beach life

ShareIn recent years beach apartments have become an increasingly popular choice with holidaymakers. Proximity to the sea plus the warm sunshine of oceans such as the  Mediterannean, Carribean or Pacific make a beach apartment the perfect choice for relaxing by … Continue reading

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Primavera Sound returns for 2011

SharePrimavera Sound is one if the coolest festivals going, offering 5 days of alternative music next to the beach in Barcelona  in late May and, in some years, early June. The festival is held in the Parc del Fòrum in … Continue reading

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Rooftop bars and cocktails in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona offers many rooftop bars and restaurants, the ideal place to spend a pleasant day enjoying the views whilst eating and drinking. Here we review some of the best. Visit Up is the terrace of the Hotel Pulitzer (Bergara, 8, next … Continue reading

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