The Catalan capital has so much to offer away from the hustle and bustle of the inner city. Escape to the sea and discover the best part of summer in Barcelona–the beach! Whether you´re looking for a family activity or hanging out with friends, check out these Barcelona beach activities for great ways to soak up the sun.
Everyone is talking about the newest beach trend: Stand-Up Paddelboarding (SUP)! It´s fun, safe, and anyone can do it. The coastline of Barcelona is a great place to learn with calm waves and plenty of rent options available. Be sure to check out what the craze is all about!
Paddle activities organsied by California-esqu Surf House – http://www.surfhousebarcelona.com/en or take a course with http://www.supbarcelona.es/
The soft sand and the calming waves offer a tranquil atmosphere, great for a yoga session. As this too is growing in popularity, there are various kinds of yoga classes to try- whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Kundalini Yoga on the beach with Ewa Jind Amrit (English and Spanish)– timetable www.happylife.n.nu
While this one might be obvious, it is without a doubt the best way to relax and take in the beautiful beaches of Barcelona. There are few things better than soaking up the sun with your toes in the sand and a drink in your hand.
What better way to meet locals than with a little competition? Everyone loves a good game of beach volleyball, so don´t be afraid to step up to the net! Where are the volleyball coursts? Bogatell has some… where else? Use of nets is free, bring your own ball or join a game.
Whether you´re looking for a little exercise or a relaxing ride along the seafront, renting a bike is a great activity for everyone. Your feet might be tired from walking around the city, so give them a break and try an alternate mode of transportation as you enjoy the sea breeze! Hire a bike in Barceloneta with www.bornbikebarcelona.com from xx€/day