One of the elite beach hotels in Barcelona is also one of the city’s most recognizable structures. Occupying one of the tallest buildings in the city, Hotel Arts Barcelona is located near Port Olimpic and features rooms overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. This is a Ritz Carlton beachfront property at La Barceloneta, offering a variety of activities for leisure and sports, like beach volleyball, cycling, and gymnastics.
Located near the harbor is another hotel in Barcelona within yards of beach chairs and umbrellas at La Barceloneta beach. Hotel Duquesa de Cardona is also about 10m from Sant Sebastia beach, where there is a solarium and various sporting opportunities, including beach volleyball and beach tennis, so guests who stay at this four-star accommodation can enjoy both worlds.
Hesperia Del Mar is a hotel less than 400 yards from Mar Bella Beach and Nova Mar Bella Beach, so after you check in, you can choose between the two for your seaside adventures. The beaches are cosmopolitan in aspect and are popular with naturists, young adults, and students. Catamaran, kayaking, and sailing excursions are available at the beach, or you can just rent an umbrella and lounge.
One of the most iconic beach hotels in Barcelona is the W Barcelona, renown as "The Sail" for its legendary design. Sitting at the entrance of Barcelona Port, W Barcelona is a beachfront five-star hotel with 473 rooms and suites, many offering views of the sea. If you book a room there, you can take advantage of the kayaking, sailing, and bicycling facilities located near La Barceloneta beach.