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Which are the best beaches in Barcelona?

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Want to know which are the best beaches in Barcelona? If you’re reading this post, you probably already know that the main attraction of Barcelona is its wonderful beaches. If you need a good dose of sun, sand, and fun, this city is the right place for you. But did you know that not all the beaches in Barcelona are the same and each one is aimed at a different public?

That’s why we want to briefly explain each of them so that you can choose the beach that best suits your tastes and needs. In addition, the location of our Musik Boutique Hotel will allow you to get to each of them quickly and easily so that you don’t waste your holiday time on transport. Discover the best beaches in Barcelona!

Barceloneta: the jewel of Barcelona 

  • Location: Located in the heart of the city, just a few steps from the historic centre.
  • How to get there from Musik Boutique Hotel: By bus, taking the number 47 line and getting off at Pg. Maritim – Pepe Rubianes, or just 20 minutes walking from the hotel.

Barceloneta is one of Barcelona’s best beaches and most emblematic spots. It is the meeting place par excellence for locals and visitors alike. Its golden sand and blue waters are the perfect setting for sunbathing, enjoying water sports or simply relaxing with a cocktail at one of its many beach bars.

This beach has a wide range of services, such as showers, sunbeds, umbrellas, and great restaurants in its vicinity, such as the famous Surf House, a popular brunch spot for surfers.

Nova Icaria: A family and sports beach

  • Location: Located next to the Olympic Port, a few minutes from Ciutadella Park.
  • How to get there from Musik Boutique Hotel: Without a doubt this is a good hotel near the beach because you only have to take the B20 or B25 bus and get off at the Llull – Àlaba stop. You can also walk there taking a pleasant 30-minute stroll.

Nova Icaria Beach perfectly combines a relaxed family atmosphere with adrenaline-filled sporting activities. Here you will find areas specially adapted for children’s games, as well as volleyball and ping-pong areas for those who don’t know how to sit still during their holidays.

Its calm waters have made this one of the most popular choices for families with children. It also has sports equipment rental services and a wide range of restaurants and bars nearby, such as Xiringuito Xiroi, where they make the best paellas in Barcelona.

Bogatell: Tranquillity by the sea

  • Location: Located to the north of Nova Icaria beach.
  • How to get there from Musik Boutique Hotel: Take the H16 bus and get off at Pg. Calvell – Rambla del Poblenou to get to Bogatell beach. You can also walk there in 35 minutes.


If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, Bogatell Beach may be the place for you. There you will find fewer visitors, as well as a larger and quieter beach, which offers the perfect setting to relax reading a good book on the shore and enjoying the sun.

It’s soft sand and clean water makes it the ideal place to spend a relaxing day. It also has services such as showers, picnic areas, access for people with reduced mobility, beach umbrellas and sun loungers for hire, and more. 

Mar Bella: The beach for sports and fun lovers

  • Location: Located in the Poblenou neighbourhood, in the east of Barcelona.
  • How to get there from Musik Boutique Hotel: To get to Mar Bella beach you can take the yellow metro line (L4) in the direction of La Pau. Get off at the Poblenou stop and walk to the beach. If you are one of those who enjoy walking, it is a 40-minute walk from your hotel.

Mar Bella Beach is known for its youthful atmosphere and its wide range of sporting activities. This is the perfect place to practice water sports such as windsurfing, kitesurfing, or paddle surfing. You’ll also find a designated area for beach volleyball and football, so don’t be afraid to ask the players if you can join a game for a fun time. 

If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere, this beach is also known for its bars and beach bars with live music, so don’t miss out!

Sant Sebastià: The beach of elegance and tradition

  • Location: Located in the Barceloneta neighbourhood, next to Barceloneta Beach.
  • How to get there from Musik Boutique Hotel: You can get to Sant Sebastià beach taking bus V19, getting off at Pg Joan de Borbó – Pl del Mar. You can also walk there in 25 minutes from the hotel.

Sant Sebastià Beach is one of Barcelona’s most emblematic beaches. Accessed via the elegant promenade, you’ll come face to face with its traditional charm, which attracts locals and tourists alike. Its calm waters are ideal for swimming and its fine golden sand invites you to sunbathe and relax.

There you will find a wide range of services, including restaurants, parasol, and sun lounger rentals, access for people with reduced mobility, etc. We recommend that you go around the W Barcelona hotel, as you will find a fantastic panoramic balcony open to the public, from where you can take some spectacular photos of the Mediterranean Sea.

What do you think of the best beaches in Barcelona? We recommend that you don’t stick to just one, but discover a different stretch of the coast of Barcelona every day, as each of them has a unique charm to offer. At the reception of our Musik Boutique Hotel, we can give you more detailed information about each of them and help you to get there in the quickest and most effective way.

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