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- 98%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 85%Local Culture
- 80%Budget Travelers
- 69%Family Travelers
- 63%Nightlife Lovers
Member Reviews (104)
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7Feb 26, 2014
Barcelona is still growing even booming at the moment! It is amazing to see a city so close to the beach! If visit Barcelona definitely take the time to make it down to the beaches. I would highly recommend getting a meal at one of the great affordable restaurants right on the sea!
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 7Feb 04, 2014
This is a great beach for people watching that you can walk to from the city. It does get a lot of tourists...but it's worth hitting. Also, instead of getting a drink on the beach bar...get a fresh Mojito from one of the couples walking around selling them...cost very little and was great. Head down the boardwalk going left to hit the different beaches that the locals go to. Prepare to have your heart broken when you see a beautiful topless Spanish woman of your fantasies walk by...to go get her kids playing in the sand by the water...
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily Travelers+ 4Oct 29, 2013
I saw the Mediterranean for the first time in Barcelona. I was on the overnight train from Granada and as the train was pulling into the station at dawn I looked out the window and saw the sea, flat and grayer than I wanted it to be. After checking into my hotel near Las Ramblas I walked down to the shore for the first time. It was a long walk. Barcelona Beach is memorable, first of all, because of the weird modern art sculptures that line the sand. Second, like many of the beaches in Europe, tops are optional for both sexes. Finally, I remember how the touts constantly roam the beaches offering "cerveza, cola, fanta!" to everyone. That was a bit annoying after a while. However, the water was extremely warm, which made swimming a pleasure and I would have to say that I spent more time in Barcelona at the beach than anywhere else.
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofLocal CultureAdventure TravelersFirst to ReviewOct 25, 2013
Lest you forget you're on the Mediterranean, Platja de la Barceloneta is there as one gorgeous reminder. Topless and scantily beachwear is the norm AND the rule. The concrete skatepark just a push or two away was just icing on the cake for me.
- Barceloneta BeachOct 17, 2013
At short distance by foot, the traditional Barceloneta neighbournd with its beach in summer or winter with the great maritim front of the city, from the Olimpic games of `92 for the local people and vistors is one of the most attractive places for a free time, with a lot alternatives of aquatic sports, good and traditional restaurants.
- Barceloneta BeachCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesLGBT+ 2Oct 16, 2013
One of Barcelona's lovely beaches! The most central and easily accessible for sure. Lots of carefree Europeans with little or no clothing, so beware of all the topless ladies of you're squeamish, North Americans! I personally am not, but I overheard an older lady from Texas who was none-too-pleased. Otherwise - a gorgeous city beach!
- Barceloneta BeachCommunity ManagerMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 8Sep 19, 2013
Nice stretch of beach along the coastal Barcelona City. It's a great place to sunbath, play in the water, and people watch. Summer gets really busy with the tourist crowding the beach, so go early and stake out a spot.
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofFoodiesStudentsLuxury Travelers+ 2Sep 19, 2013
What makes Barcelona Barcelona, is its Barceloneta beach. If you're looking for a relaxing and fun trip by the beach, if the BEACH is your main center of attention and willing to spend the most time at, you'd rather take a hotel in the Barceloneta neighborhood. This never ending corniche never seem to rest. From sunbathing in summer heats, to partying till dawn, to jogging and cycling, it really is what gives this city its Life.
- Barceloneta BeachMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 4Aug 28, 2013
Lovely beach close to the center but yet in a somewhat calm and cosy environment. Perfect for a bath in the hot sun or for a romantic evening picnic. Usually there are also sand sculptures along the walking path that are exceedingly impressive.