Barceloneta

Ciutat Vella

Barceloneta is the closest beach to the city center - about a 20-minute walk from the end of La Ramba - and so the busiest. The fine sand beach has swimming,

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Playground
  • 4.6
  • 1

La Mar Bella

Sant Marti

La Mar Bella or Marbella is a 20-minute walk from the Poublenou stop on the #4 Metro line. It's known as a nudist beach popular with the young LGBTQ crowd. The...

  • Nude beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • 4.5
  • 1

Sant Sebastia

Barceloneta

At the end of Barceloneta near W Barcelona, Sant Sebastia is one of the oldest and most traditional of the beaches with two old-line sporting clubs - Club Natació...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure

Bogatell Beach

Sant Marti

Bogatell Beach appeals to an older crowd, the average age being 37-38. And almost a third come from outside the city. What makes this beach attractive is its safety,...

  • Public beach
  • Fun & games
  • Bicycle
  • Water fun
  • Playground

Llevant

Sant Marti

Llevant, which opened in 2006, is the newest, farthest north and least crowded of the Barcelona beaches. Other than beach volleyball and a bike trail, there's not...

  • Public beach
  • Bicycle
  • Water fun

Nova Icària

Sant Marti

Close to Port Olímpic, Nova Icària Beach is one of the city's quieter beaches, but that doesn't mean there isn't a lot going on. The sandy beach has the...

  • Public beach
  • Playground
  • Fun & games

Sant Miquel

Cuitat Vella

Sant Miquel, named after the nearby 18th century Sant Miquel del Port Church and Barcelona's patron saint, is one of the oldest and busiest beaches. V-shaped between...

  • Public beach
  • Fun & games
  • Water fun

Somorrostro

Cuitat Vella

Somorrostro used to be part of Barceloneta Beach, but it was renamed to honor a shantytown that used to be here and where the famous flamenco dancer Carmen Amaya....

  • Public beach
  • Playground
  • Bicycle
  • Water fun