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Sea and beaches

Barcelona is synonymous with the Mediterranean and a time-honoured seafaring tradition dating back to Roman times. Barcelona has lived on the sea and for the sea. The sea has made it a crossroads of cultures; a fun, relaxing place where there's room for everyone; a place with a wide range of resources, infrastructures and activities to suit people of all ages and backgrounds.

If you enjoy sailing, water sports or just like to relax by the sea, Barcelona offers you all kinds of services and facilities so that you can enjoy your favourite activities while you admire the city's coastline and beaches.

  • Platja Vila Olímpica



    The Costa de Barcelona has 28 Blue Flag beaches. Barcelona has accessible beaches, with Wi-Fi and excellent amenities and services inviting you to enjoy the Mediterranean Sea throughout the year.

  • Las Golondrinas Barcelona


    Sea tours

    A maiden voyage on a yacht, a pleasure cruise on one of the traditional “Golondrinas” or a sail on a modern catamaran are just some of the tours you can take part in if you want to enjoy vistas of Barcelona from the sea.

  • Water-based activities


    Water-based activities

    Kayaking, paddle-surfing, parasailing... whatever sport you're looking for, Barcelona offers the best amenities and places to enjoy your free time.

  • Marinas



    If you like sailing, for sport or for pleasure, the Barcelona coast has several marinas with thousands of moorings for your boat, whatever kind it is.

  • Boat charter and hire


    Boat charter and hire

    Do you want to go sailing for the morning, the entire day or for longer but you don't have a boat? Charter companies along the Barcelona coast offer a whole host of boat rental options.

  • Fishing



    The Barcelona coast is full of places where you can enjoy sports fishing or angling, from the breakwater, from the coast or from a boat. Which do you prefer?

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