Pictures Barcelona beaches

Pictures of Barcelona beaches

There are 9 connecting beaches in Barcelona. Barcelona is on the east coast of Spain facing the Mediterranean sea.

You can usually swim in the sea from mid-June to end September with Barcelona sea water temperatures between 19 - 25 celcius. Each beach in Barcelona has a different name.

From south to north the names are Sant Sebastià, Sant Miquel, Somorrostro, La Barceloneta, La Nova Icària, Bogatell, La Mar Bella, La Nova Mar Bella, Llevant beach. Read our guide to Barcelona beach

From 2022, smoking is forbidden on all Barcelona beaches.

Below: map and names of Barcelona beaches

map beaches Barcelona

Below: Nova Icaria beach with Montjuic hill and Hotel Arts in left background


Below: Barceloneta beaches seen from Hotel W


Below: Somorrostro beach. In left of pictures Hotel Arts, Torre Mapre and Barcelona's golden fish sculpture 'Peix' by Frank Gehry


Below: The north Barcelona beaches are generally a bit quieter and nicer


Below: There are chiringuitos beach bars on all Barcelona beaches in the summer. Find Barcelona beach front restaurants and Barcelona beach clubs.



Below: Barceloneta beach with Hotel W on the horizon


Below: Bogatell beach Barcelona



Below: Bestial restaurant on beach front of Port Olimpic in Barcelona.


Below: Beaches at Diagonal Mar area of Barcelona near Port Forum


Below: Mar Bella beach Barcelona

Mar Bella beach Barcelona.

Below: Small nudist beach area on Mar Bella beach in Barcelona


Surfing and SUP paddle boarding in Barcelon has grown in popularity in recent years. Barcelona is not a great surfing destination and generally waves are small and choppy, but in the winter there are a few nice swells.



Below: Surfers taking a break from the waves.


Below: Nova Icaria beach near Port Olimpic is popular all year with beach volley players in Barcelona


Below: Barcelona beaches are only open in the summer months - This is Barceloneta beach on a cold February day


Below: Beach bars in Barcelona. In the summer it's light enough to stay on the beach until around 9 pm and the Barcelona beach bars are usually open till midnight.
Beach bars Barcelona

Below: Sailing in Barcelona. The catalan model of catamaran is called a 'patin'.


Below: Restaurants and cafe on the part of Barcelona's beachfront Passeig Maritim from Barceloneta to Port Olimpic


Below. Opium restaurant and lounge club is one of several popular beach clubs in Port Olimpic.

Below: big waves on Barcelona beaches

Below: Nova Icaria beach Barcelona


Below: Nova Icaria beach and Montjuic hill in background


Below: Windy day on Barcelona beaches

Windy day at Barcelona beaches

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2022 14:41
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