Somorrostro beach
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Somorrostro beach extends for 522 meters next to the Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta. This beach is one of the most emblematic of Barcelona, and accessibility and enjoyment for all users is prioritized, especially those with reduced mobility.

The porches of Somorrostro beach , just in front of the Hospital del Mar, house the so-called "Beach Center", a space dedicated to environmental education and the promotion of Barcelona's coast. From March to September, this place offers a wide variety of activities for all ages, including workshops, tours, storytelling, visits, shows, talks and games. The "Beach Center" also provides information and advice about the coast, as well as offering free loans of newspapers, books, magazines, sand play tools and sports equipment. In addition, it is possible to request guided tours of the maritime-themed exhibition located in the same center.

Somorrostro Beach offers various water activities, from sports such as beach volleyball to kayaking. Beach bars and restaurants along the coast provide culinary delights, from fresh seafood to traditional tapas. At night, the beach takes on a festive atmosphere with nearby bars and clubs, ideal for those looking to enjoy nightlife by the sea. The history of the beach, its vibrant energy and its central position make Somorrostro an essential destination to experience the coastal essence of Barcelona.

Equipment, service points and services

  • Adapted parking
  • Bicycle parking
  • Beacons to delimit bathing areas and breakwaters
  • children's play area
  • Beach volleyball fields
  • Boat departure
  • Instruction
  • Showers and adapted showers
  • Toilets and adapted toilets (public)
  • Public address system
  • Litter bins
  • Public sources
  • Watchtowers
  • Lifesaving
  • Urban Guard
  • Information point
  • Beach Center
  • Information point of the "Centro de la Playa"
  • Bike rental
  • Rental of parasols and sun loungers
  • sports venues
  • Outdoor gym (between the beaches of Barceloneta and Somorrostro)
  • Restaurants
  • Beverage and ice cream kiosks
  • beach library

The 3 closest hotels to Somorrostro beach

  • Sofitel Barcelona Skipper: The Sofitel Barcelona Skipper hotel is a luxurious destination with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and direct access to the beach. With its elegant contemporary design, exquisite cuisine and world-class services, it offers guests a unique experience of luxury and comfort. Whether relaxing at its exclusive rooftop pool or exploring Barcelona's cultural charms, the Sofitel Barcelona Skipper is an ideal hotel for visitors.
  • Campus del Mar University Residence: The Campus del Mar University Residence in Barcelona is a cozy and modern place located in a privileged location near the beach and the historic center of the city. With facilities that include study spaces, common areas and organized activities, it provides residents with an environment conducive to learning and socialization.
  • Hotel Arts Barcelona: The Hotel Arts in Barcelona is an iconic luxury destination located on the seafront in the Olympic Village. With its avant-garde architecture and panoramic views of the Mediterranean and the city, it offers a sophisticated and relaxing experience. Its elegant rooms, first-class dining options and exclusive services make it a distinguished enclave for travelers seeking the best of hospitality in Barcelona.

Nearby places of interest

  • Barcelona Zoo: Barcelona Zoo is a fascinating wildlife conservation space in the heart of the city. Featuring a wide variety of animals from around the world, it offers visitors the opportunity to explore biodiversity and learn about the importance of conservation. In addition to its educational focus, the zoo provides memorable moments for visitors of all ages, making it an emblematic place to enjoy with the family.
  • Ciutadella Park: Ciutadella Park in Barcelona is a green oasis in the middle of the city, known for its scenic beauty and rich history. Home to the Parliament of Catalonia and various monuments, such as the Cascade, the park is a meeting point for locals and tourists. With lagoons, picnic areas and shady paths, it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature in the heart of Barcelona
  • KBr Fundación Mapfre: The KBr Fundación Mapfre is a cultural space in Barcelona dedicated to photography and the visual arts. Located in a modern building, it offers exhibitions by renowned contemporary photographers and artists, providing a unique perspective through the lens. With its commitment to cultural dissemination, the KBr Fundación Mapfre enriches the city's artistic scene.
  • 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: Barcelona's Las Golondrinas offer visitors the opportunity to explore the city's coastline through relaxing boat rides. These emblematic tourist boats allow you to enjoy panoramic views of the beaches, the port and the iconic monuments of Barcelona from a unique maritime perspective.
  • Basilica of Santa María del Mar: a stunning example of Catalan Gothic architecture. Known for its imposing style and elegance, this church was built in the 14th century and stands out for its wide naves and slender columns. Its history and beauty make it a cultural and religious reference point in the city.
  • Picasso Museum: The Picasso Museum in Barcelona houses an impressive collection of masterpieces by the famous painter Pablo Picasso. Located in the historic Born neighborhood, the museum gives visitors the opportunity to explore Picasso's artistic evolution throughout different periods of his career.
  • Moco Museum: A space dedicated to contemporary art exhibiting works by iconic modern and contemporary artists. El Moco offers visitors a unique and exciting artistic experience, presenting a wide range of creative expressions in an inspiring environment.

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