The best beaches in Barcelona

June 22nd 2023
María Castillo
The best beaches in Barcelona

It's summer, the high temperatures are beginning to be present and the days are longer. Undoubtedly, it is the perfect time to make outdoor plans; such as going for a drink on a terrace with a view or spend the day at the beach. From aTemporal we leave you a complete list with the most beautiful beaches of the city so you can spend a memorable summer.

1.- Bogatell Beach: this beautiful beach is located between the beaches of Nova Icaria and Mar Bella. It has ample space to relax and sunbathe during the day. In addition, there are several services for renting sun loungers and umbrellas. Nearby you can find kiosks with ice cream, beach bars to enjoy a drink and many green areas.

2.- Mar Bella Beach: this is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in the city for young people and sports lovers. It has areas to play volleyball, tennis, basketball and even a skateboarding area. In addition, there is an area to enjoy water sports such as kayaking or sailing excursions.

3.-Sant Sebastià Beach: it is an ideal beach to go with the family, as it is away from the crowds and has very easy access. Ideal for people with reduced mobility, as it has a special area with volunteers who help people with mobility limitations to enjoy the sea.

4.- La Barceloneta Beach: This is undoubtedly one of the most popular beaches in Barcelona. It is known for the old fishermen's neighborhood of the same name. Nearby you can find countless seafood and fish restaurants. The beach is wide and has lifeguards. As a curious fact it is believed that this beach has inspired Miguel de Cervantes to place the duel between Don Quixote and the knight of the White Moon.

5.- Llevant Beach: it is one of the most recent beaches of Barcelona. It is perfect if you want to spend a relaxing day or take a dip. It is located at the eastern end of Barcelona and has modern facilities such as showers, parking for cars and bicycles. It also has wifi connection and lifeguards.

6.- Nova Icària beach: this is the ideal beach for swimming. Its waters are very calm and it is perfect to go in groups of families with children. In addition, in the surroundings you can find a wide range of bars and restaurants, along with various sports areas to play table tennis or volleyball. You can also attend dinghy sailing courses.

7.- Somorrostro Beach: this is one of the quietest beaches in Barcelona. It is also ideal to go in groups with children because its waters are very calm, thanks to the breakwaters that flank it. If you visit this beach you will find many sun loungers and umbrellas for rent, as well as changing rooms and showers.

Now you have no excuse to stop visiting the best beaches of the city and take a dip during the hot and humid summer days, enjoy!

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