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Barcelona beach guide - Extensive guide to Barcelona's 7 beaches
Barcelona Beach Guide
Guide to Barcelona's 7 beaches
Barcelona Beach Guide - Guide to Barcelona's 7 beaches
Barcelona possesses a privileged coastline, most of which is occupied by the
Covering a stretch of over 4,5 km, the beaches of Barcelona belong
to the districts of Ciutat Vella and Sant Martí and form the city's largest
space for recreation.
Below you find short information on the different beaches in Barcelona. To find
out more about each beach and how to arrive, follow the links below each
St. Sebastià Beach
Located in the Ciutat Vella district, San Sebastià is the closest beach to Barcelona
city on the eastern end of the coastline. Together with Barceloneta, it is the
oldest and most traditional, with sporting clubs of great relevance in the city
for their sea-related activities. Sant Sebastià is also one of the longest
stretches of beach, measuring approximately 1,100 m.
more about St. Sebastià Beach.
Approximately 1,100 m long, together with the Sant Sebastià beach, Barceloneta
is one of the biggest in Barcelona, and it is also one of the oldest and most
traditional beach in the city. It is a favourite amongst our foreign visitors
and it is commonly used by youth groups and for school activities. Due to its
location and proximity to the metro and many bus lines, the majority of its
users get to the beach by public transport.
more about Barceloneta Beach.
Nova Icària Beach
Nova Icària Beach is 400 m long and is situated in the centre of the city's
coastline. A significant amount of the people who frequent Nova Icària live
outside Barcelona and many of them are foreigners.
more about Nova Icaria Beach.
Bogatell is approximately 600 m long and is one of the beaches that was
revitalised when the Barcelona seafront was restored during the 1990s. The
Bogatell beach is one of the most appreciated amongst Barcelona coastal visitors,
amongst other reasons, due to its safety.
more about Bogatell Beach.
Mar Bella Beach - Nudist Beach Area
Mar Bella beach is approximately 500 m long. The users are mainly young people
and a significant portion are residents in the Sant Martí district, under whose
constituency this beach falls. The Mar Bella beach's public is loyal and
numerous, returning every week to this beach which is easily accessible by
bicycle, since it is bordered by the cycle track. The Mar Bella beach id the
only in Barcelona that has a designated nudist beach area.
more about Mar Bella Beach.
Nova Mar Bella Beach
This is the women's favourite beach, with women guests exceeding 60% of total
users. Nova Mar Bella is also one of the beaches most frequently visited by
people living outside Barcelona. The average age is a relatively young crowd,
including mainly residents of Sant Martí, the district this beach is located in.
more about Nova Mar Bella Beach.
This is the last of the beaches created on the Barcelona coastline. It is
situated alongside the Mar Bella beach and was opened to the city in the summer
of 2006. Its length is approximately 380 m.
more about Llevant Beach.
Find out more information about all Barcelona
beaches by clicking on the image above.
The information on this page has been provided by the
Ajuntament de Barcelona.