Category Archives: Barcelona beach apartments

Information on renting Barcelona beach apartments – tips and notes on the beach area in Barcelona

Plan your day at the beach with Infoplatges!

ShareBefore going to the beach in Barcelona this summer check your Smartphone. Thanks to the “Infoplatges” (beach info) app which the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB) has just developed, you can access all the information you would need in order … 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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A Sandstorm in Barcelona

ShareNOT a common occurrence. In fact its the first I have heard of, and I have lived here more decades than I care to mention! But quite a spectacle none the less – the storm lasted 5 minutes and brought … Continue reading

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Ten top tips for renting a Barcelona beach apartment

Share Make sure the apartment really is close to the beach. In Barcelona there are no ‘Beachfront’ apartments because there is a road directly behind the beach. However in the residential district behind the beach you can find apartments no … 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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Water Sports in Barcelona – Surfing and Gaudí

ShareAmong the many activities on offer in Barcelona, water sports are a great option. These offer a fun-packed day, the perfect way to escape the summer heat and enjoy the ocean in-between swimming, sunbathing and topping up your tan. Water … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice – Barcelona in Top Ten for 2011

ShareTripAdvisor has published its list of the top ten cities of 2011, based on the feedback of travellers who have used their site. You can see the full list here. It came as no surprise to us here in Feelathomeinbarcelona … 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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