Sample a taste of Spanish life by the sea at Barceloneta beach
A quaint yet popular area in the Ciutat Vella District, La Barceloneta is home to one of Barcelona’s most famed beaches attracting tourists from all over the world. The neighbourhood was built in the 18th century and has managed to preserve its authentic heritage while adopting an impressive sense of modernity.
The beautiful, sandy Barceloneta Beach is one of the main attractions in the area, with many restaurants and clubs along the picturesque boardwalk, it makes for the perfect day or night out. The beach offers an array of activities including water sports and sailing tours and locally there are many attractions to discover and explore such as museums and an aquarium.
Located within a traditional fishing village, the edges of the Mediterranean Sea lap Barceloneta Beach which is always buzzing with beach lovers, shopaholics and holidaymakers. A major attraction to the beach is the well-renowned seafood which draws those who come and have a taste of their favourite fish dish or traditional tapas.
Located only a 9-minute drive and 30-minute walk from our luxury serviced apartments at Capri by Fraser, Barceloneta Beach is easily accessible by car, foot or public transport and makes for a memorable day or night with family or friends.
Activities at Barceloneta Beach
You will not be short of things to do when visiting Barceloneta Beach. With a wide selection of water sports and land sports, there are plenty of places to discover and fun to be had in this classic neighbourhood. Our handy location at Capri by Fraser makes us one of the top hotels near Barceloneta Beach.
If you have exhausted all your down time at the rooftop solarium at Capri by Fraser, you may be looking for something slightly more thrilling to do. At Barceloneta Beach, there are numerous water sports available that are guaranteed to add excitement to your holiday.
At the beach and close by you will find many companies offering a variety of water activities. Take to the skies and enjoy the breath-taking Barcelona coastline by going parasailing or get your adrenaline pumping and hire a jet ski or go on a jet boat ride.
Rent a boat to celebrate a special occasion and set sail into the Spanish sunset while you and your loved ones indulge in delicious food and drinks or book a sailing charter where you can sit back and relax on the open waters of the Mediterranean.
For those who prefer dry land, there are plenty of sports amenities at the beach to keep everyone busy. Barceloneta Beach is a great day out for the whole family, with a children’s games area and lifeguards for safety, parents can relax, unwind and have a stress-free day on the shores of the Meditteranean.
For those who enjoy staying active or simply just want to have some competitive fun, volleyball facilities are available on the beach as well as beach tennis and table tennis. Barceloneta has so much to offer - whether you are happiest in or out of the water, there is something to ensure everyone is entertained. After a long day in the sun why not retreat to Capri by Fraser Barcelona, for a refreshing glass of wine at the Drinx Lobby Bar, one of our many amenities that make us known as one of the best hotels near Barceloneta Beach.
Dining and Dancing at Barceloneta Beach
Barceloneta Beach is recognised for its vibrant atmosphere and bustling streets that are always full of life. It's quirky alleyways, buzzing bars and highly regarded dining options create a quaint and desirable area for both locals and visitors.
If you are looking for somewhere different from our on-site restaurant, Caprilicious for a meal, you are guaranteed to find delicious, traditional Spanish dishes or delightful cocktails that can be ordered up until the early hours of the morning at Barceloneta Beach.
Intimate bars and clubs serving local food and drinks allow tourists into the warm culture of Barcelona which connects them with this treasured city. La Barceloneta is famed as one of the best places for paella and fresh fish. Tapas is another renowned dish that is also known for being particularly good in the Barceloneta area.
It is no surprise that Barceloneta Beach is one of the most populous areas in Barcelona during the summer time, it boasts an assortment of shops that are ideal for picking up gifts and souvenirs to wineries and unique bars. Barceloneta Beach is a paradise where you can spend the day soaking up the sun and cooling off in the stunning Mediterranean Sea and then stick around until the sun goes down to watch the area transform into a night time utopia of entertainment and tasty, local fare.
Attractions around Barceloneta Beach
Whether you are a guest of Capri by Fraser Barcelona for business or pleasure, taking some time to visit Barceloneta Beach is definitely worth it. Take your business colleagues for a traditional meal or spend a family day out enjoying water sports and playing in the sea.
While you are at Barceloneta Beach there are several attractions that are appealing to people of all ages. In the centre of La Barceloneta, you will find Casa de la Barceloneta, a small museum inside a preserved building that was built in 1761. The museum tells the story of the neighbourhood and is an interesting experience where visitors will learn just how important the area is to its residents.
Within La Barceloneta is the home of Europe’s largest aquarium; Aquarium Barcelona, which is home to 11,00 animals and 450 species including sharks and rays. Marine life is very important to Barceloneta Beach so the aquarium is very fitting. Visiting the aquarium is a great activity that the whole family will enjoy.
Feel free to use the business centre at Capri by Fraser to research things to do in the area or book tickets and tours. Our friendly concierge staff are also available and happy to help book tours and advise you on recommended activities. We take pride in our first-class service and handy amenities which makes us one of the most sought-after hotels near Barceloneta Beach.
During your stay at Capri by Frasers Barcelona, a trip to the stunning Barceloneta Beach is something that cannot be missed. It exhibits authentic Catalan traditions and values and holds on to its heritage which is displayed throughout the area. It is a special place that welcomes all visitors and this can be felt by all guests.
Its antiquity and rustic style are felt through the genuineness of the neighbourhood where you will see washing drying over balconies and locally owned restaurants serving up the finest Spanish dishes. Spending time at Barceloneta Beach guarantees a great time for everyone and will create long last memories of your time in Barcelona.
Make your next reservation with Capri by Fraser Barcelona now – we look forward to welcoming you.