Sant Sebastià beach
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The beach of Sant Sebastià is located next to the Passeig del Mare Nostrum, and extends from the mouth of the port to the Plaça del Mar. This beach and the beaches of Sant Miquel and Barceloneta hold the title of being the oldest and most traditional of Barcelona. With an approximate length of 660 meters, Sant Sebastià beach stands out for hosting prestigious sports clubs linked to the sea.

Local residents, especially from Ciutat Vella, make up almost 70% of the regular visitors, thus consolidating its popularity among the locals. Nevertheless, this beach attracts a considerable number of foreign visitors, being one of their favorite beaches in Barcelona.

A distinctive feature of Sant Sebastià beach is its focus on accessibility and comfort for all users, especially those with reduced mobility. In its surroundings, there are reserved parking spaces, accessible paths to the dry area of the beach, visual and tactile signage, adapted toilets and wooden walkways that extend into the water without touching it, considering the currents. Adapted showers with chairs and public transportation also help ensure inclusive access.

History lovers will also find charm in Sant Sebastià. The beach has a long tradition, having witnessed significant events over the years. Near the beach, you'll find the emblematic Hotel W Barcelona a modern symbol that contrasts with the rich history that surrounds the area. It is also an excellent starting point for exploring other nearby attractions, such as Port Olímpic and Barri Gòtic. Sant Sebastià beach also boasts a wide variety of services and amenities to ensure a pleasant experience for all. From showers and toilets to sun lounger and umbrella rentals, everything is designed to make visitors feel comfortable and well looked after.

Facilities, attention points and services

  • Adapted parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Children's play area
  • Adapted showers and showers
  • Adapted toilets and toilets (public)
  • Public address system
  • Litter garbage cans
  • Boat exits
  • Watchtowers
  • Urban Guard
  • Information point
  • Lifeguard and lifeguard
  • Rental of parasols and sun loungers
  • Drinks and ice cream kiosks

The 3 hotels closest to Sant Sebastià beach

  • Hotel W Barcelona: Hotel W Barcelona: a 5-star hotel that epitomizes contemporary luxury with its avant-garde design and panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Its elegant rooms, impeccable service and direct access to the beach make it a coastal gem. Ideal for those seeking a sophisticated seaside experience near the historic center of Barcelona.
  • Hotel 54 Barceloneta: Hotel 54 Barceloneta: a great 3 star hotel in Barcelona, located just a few steps from the beach. Hotel 54 Barceloneta offers comfort and accessibility. Its modern and well-equipped rooms, together with the friendly staff, guarantee a cozy stay. Perfect for those who wish to combine coastal exploration with a relaxing stay in Barcelona.
  • Sea Hostel Barcelona: Sea Hostel Barcelona offers a vibrant and affordable hostel experience next to the beaches of Barcelona. With fresh décor and lively social areas, it is ideal for young travelers and groups. Its location also allows easy access to tourist attractions and nightlife, making it an ideal base for exploring the best of Barcelona.

Nearby attractions

  • Barcelona Aquarium: L'Aquàrium de Barcelona immerses visitors in a fascinating underwater world, where they can explore a wide variety of marine species and aquatic ecosystems. With its emblematic underwater tunnel, the aquarium offers a unique immersive experience.
  • Columbus Lookout: The Columbus Monument Viewpoint in Barcelona offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city, the harbor and the Mediterranean Sea, inviting visitors to contemplate the beauty of Barcelona from a unique perspective.
  • Port Cable Car: The Barcelona Port Cable Car offers visitors a unique panoramic experience of the city and the Mediterranean Sea as they ascend from Barceloneta to Montjuïc.
  • Las Golondrinas: The Golondrinas of Barcelona offer visitors the opportunity to explore the city's coastline through relaxing boat rides. These iconic sightseeing boats offer panoramic views of Barcelona's beaches, harbor and iconic monuments from a unique maritime perspective.

Parking in the surrounding area

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