Shakira´s new video clip "Loca" has been recorded in Barcelona, you can see a lot of the city of Barcelona in this latest clip. Youtube Shakira video LOCA Making of of this video in Barcelona on August 19th 2010 Shakira's manager got in touch with us to rent a beach apartment, but unfortunately we didn´t have any apartment available for … [Read more...]
Barcelona is generally linked with art, culture and leisure and everyone has heard of Dali, Gaudi and Picasso. There is more on offer however as it has a fine choice of beaches, cleaned up in recent years they are a fun and safe place for families with children or just anyone who wants to sit by the ocean. The warm summers here make it possible to swim and relax on the sands, so next time you’re in the city don’t forget to enjoy the ocean! Platja de Sant Sebastia and Platja de Sant Miquel are popular and can be crowded in the summer with loud music. You’ll find apartments in Barcelona very easily with an ocean view, the nearest beach to the city is Platja de Barceloneta where you can swim, windsurf or kite surf on the long stretch of sand or sip a cocktail before going onto a club. Near to the Barcelona Olympic Port is Platja de Nova Icaria, quiet and less crowded whilst Platja de Mar Bella attracts the youngsters and watersport fans. The sea front brings all kinds of people together whether they’re just out for a stroll, going for a cycle, roller-blading the promenade, jogging or swimming.
The 24th of June is the celebration of Sant Juan ( or San Joan in Spanish) in Catalunya and in some other places like Valencia. It´s a bank holiday, but more important is the ´magic´night of the 23rd of June when the beginning of the summer is celebrated. People have dinner at home or in a restaurant with afterwards a special desert … [Read more...]
Since 1992 , year of Barcelona Olympic games, there are 4.2 km of golden sandy beaches only 10 mins from the city centre. 1) The Barceloneta Beach. This is the first beach close to city centre. You can get there with metro (yellow line) stop Barceloneta. Walk on the Passeo Joan Borbo full of sea food restaurants, cafés with terrace. At the end … [Read more...]
If you are coming to visit Barcelona and are staying for a long weekend you will probably want to make the most of the few days. This means of course also to spend quite some money. On holiday the money is usually quickly spent for restaurants, museums, shopping and public transport. Luckily you have the option to get a Barcelona Card and to make … [Read more...]
Bestial terrace with view on the beach These best beach front restaurant are located on the Paseo Maritimo, under the huge metalic fish and the Arts hotel. BESTIAL Port Olympic Ph 93 22 40 407 Website Bestial Nice place to eat on the beautiful terrace with view on the beach…garden with palmtrees in the Olympic area. Port … [Read more...]
Start your engines and take off to the Bogatell beach of Barcelona for the spectacular Red Bull Air Race of 2009. This years race has already been started on the 17th of April in Abu Dhabi and will end in Barcelona on the 3rd and 4th of October. 15 of the best pilotes of the world will compete in the air circling and spinning around reaching … [Read more...]
Lockers available in the centre of Barcelona: LOCKER BARCELONA C/ Estruc 36 ( Plaza Catalunya - Las Ramblas) 93 302 87 96 Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Price from 3,50 €/day for an M Locker, Locker Size L €5,50 and XL €9,50 10% Discount with your Cocoonbarcelona booking ticket! CITY LOCKERS C/ … [Read more...]