La Barceloneta Beach:
La Barceloneta is the oldest and the best-loved beach in Barcelona. It is inextricably connected to the fishing quarter and shares the same name. It boasts of a classic neighbourhood which holds on to the roots of the city. People love the seafood available by the beach and don’t miss out on the tapas. There is an area for gymnastics, and you can play games like beach tennis, table tennis and beach volleyball here.
Sant Sebastia Beach:
Platja de Sant Sebastià is followed by La Barceloneta and is the first beach to have amenities for bathing and modern services. The recent buildings of hotels have given it a nice environment, and there is a peaceful cove filled with small restaurants. This beach has always been mostly populated and is common for nudists. Both beaches of La Barceloneta and Sant Sebastia have clubs which offer nautical services.
Nova Icaria Beach:
Platja Nova Icaria which stays less populated compared to the two above and is an ideal choice for families. It is located close to Port Olímpic and is surrounded by numerous restaurants and bars. They offer a comprehensive range of sports facilities and beach activities. You can play beach volleyball and table tennis, and also go for kayaking and windsurfing.
Bogatell Beach is situated between Nova Icària and Mar Bella. Bogatell beach is the outcome of an urban planning scheme, which was boosted after the Olympic Barcelona in 1992. The seafront was made more accessible and the beach had green spaces and gardens. The area is equipped with the possibility of playing beach volleyball, table tennis, beach football and has a basketball hoop. Locals love coming here for these activities, while some like to walk from one beach to another.
Mar Bella Beach:
This beach is popular with youngsters and naturists. Although, it is known to bring in crowds from all walks of life! This means you might get sports lovers, students, locals, celebrities, and almost anyone you can think of. The beach exercises equip you to play volleyball, table tennis, and basketball. Some people like to indulge into sailing along the city’s seafront or kayaking along the coastline.