23 Beach Hotels in Barcelona - Beautiful Sea Views and Swimming Pools (+ Resorts)

23 Fantastic Beach Hotels in Barcelona – Sea Views and Swimming Pools (+ Resorts)

23 Beach Hotels in Barcelona - Beautiful Sea Views and Swimming Pools (+ Resorts)What are the best beach hotels in Barcelona? A fantastic, juicy question that deserves a complete answer with handpicked recommendations.

After we wrote our big guide on where to stay in Barcelona, the playa lovers asked for more details. Fair enough, here we are.

We officially welcome you to your extended guide to the most amazing Barcelona beach resorts and hotels.

It will perfectly suit your trip together with your families, friends and loved ones.

Further down, we list all our recommended hotels and beach resorts in Barcelona with names and photos. We have visited them and compared them.

(this guide was updated for 2021)

And to further give you a hand, we have made a map that shows the perfect match of hotels for every kind of traveler. Plus, also included in the map are areas that you should consider.

Most especially for first-time travelers.

But, first things first:

Question: Which beach district in Barcelona should a first-time traveler stay?

The beach districts in Barcelona are:

  • Barceloneta (in red)
  • La Vila Olimpica (in light purple)
  • Poble Nou (in blue)
  • Diagonal mar y Front Maritim del Poble Nou (in purple)

You can kindly refer to the highlighted areas we recommend on the map below.

Overview of Barcelona’s Beaches + Map

Now that you know the names of the neighborhoods in Barcelona near the beach, let us check the actual names.

Here are all the different names:

  • San Sebastià Beach (Platja de Sant Sebastià)
  • La Barceloneta beach
  • Sant Miquel Beach (Platja de Sant Miquel)
  • Somorrostro Beach (Platja del Somorrostro)
  • Nova Icària Beach (Platja de la Nova Icària)
  • Bogatell Beach (Platja del Bogatell)
  • Mar Bella Beach (Platja de la Mar Bella)
  • Beach Nova Mar Bella
  • Llevant Beach (Platja de Llevant)

On the southern part of the beaches you find the harbour. And in the north, the city ends by the iconic Forum. The beaches continues north-wards obviously. Yet, this is not considered Barcelona anymore.

You see, it is quite simple once you narrow it down.

Nevertheless, we fully understand that these districts may not be familiar with you. Thus, you can find a short description of the district below for you to have an idea of the place.

(We also added the main sights. Check our guide on how to get around Barcelona)

Our recommended Beach Hotels in Barcelona

Now, here’s a full list of the handpicked recommended places to stay in. Plus, a full guide to Barcelona’s beaches and things to do from there.

  1. Beach Hotels – with Swimming Pool
  2. Luxury Hotels near the sea
  3. Apartments near the sea
  4. Budget Accommodations and Hostels
  5. All beaches in Barcelona + what to do
  6. Packing List
  7. Beach Districts explained in detail
  8. Beach Resorts near Barcelona (not in the city!)
  9. Safety tips

Looking for vitamin sea? We are pretty sure that you and your beach soul would certainly love what the Barcelona sea side has to offer.

Aside from your trip to the city, the sea is far from Barcelona’s tourist attractions. Thus, just the perfect way to have a wonderful combination of city and beach holiday with a touch of the Mediterranean Sea.

Therefore, here are our top handpicked accommodations.

Some just right on the beachfront while some near the port. We also included luxury hotels down to your budget hostels and apartments.

Always refer to the map to get a better idea of the location!

All ideal for you to enjoy your trip in all the time of the year especially in summer!

1. Barcelona Hotels (Near the Beach with Pool)

Aside from connecting with the waters of the Mediterranean Sea, here’s a selection of hotels that give you endless pool opportunities and offer great services as well.

  1. Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona
  2. H10 Marina
  3. W Hotel
  4. Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar
  5. Occidental Atenea Mar – Adults Only
  6. ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell
  7. Hotel Arts – 5 Star Luxury Hotels Ritz Carlton

1.1 Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona

Relax in a Mediterranean urban concept at Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona.

The hotel comes with stylish modern rooms featuring wooden floors and adjustable lighting. Plus, each room is equipped with a mini-bar and a bathroom with shower.

What to expect at Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona:

  • FREE WiFi
  • Outdoor pool
  • On-site Bar and Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Sauna and Hot tubs

Moreover, treat yourself with Mediterranean cuisine made with local, fresh and seasonal products at the hotel’s restaurant.

Location: The hotel’s location places you right in the Olympic Port area and near public transportation. Just a 10-minute walk from the hotel is Ciutadella Park and Barcelona Zoo.

On the other hand, kids can also enjoy the children’s pool and kid-friendly buffet during your stay at Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona.

Above all, you can bring your fur babies with you as the hotel accepts pets for guests. They also offer pet bowls and baskets for their convenience.

Book Hotel SB Icaria Barcelona here

Chill under the stars at Hotel SB Icaria's terrace Take a dip into Hotel SB Icaria's pool and enjoy the heat

1.2 H10 Marina (Skyline Bar)

Stay close to the beach at H10 Marina. This 4-Star Hotel boasts a rooftop pool and sun terrace that offers a wonderful view of the city and the sea.

Moreover, spoil yourself at the spa and get a massage or try its beauty services. You can also use the sauna, steam baths, and the indoor pool as you like.

Amenities you can get at H10 Marina:

  • FREE WiFi
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Rooftop and Indoor Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa and Wellness Center

And if you want to satisfy your appetite, you can get your à la carte and tapas meals at the hotel’s Dionissios restaurant. Hence, you can even have them delivered in your rooms.

Location: Just a 10-minute walk to the hotel you will find Bogatell Beach. A great place to find beach bars and restaurants.

Furthermore, grab a drink while you sober with the amazing panoramic sea view of Barcelona at the hotel’s Skyline bar named La Llum bar.

Book H10 Marina Hotel here

Aside from the beach, you can also take a swim at H10 Marina's rooftop pool H10 Marina features room with a balcony that gives a view of the beach If you're not into sunbathing, H10 Marina offers an indoor pool

1.3 W Hotel (Spectacular Sea View)

If you’re looking for a breathtaking view and fabulous sky room, W Hotel should definitely fit in.

A sail-like structure designed by a world-renowned architect Ricardo Bofill. The hotel rooms feature avant-garde designs and give a fantastic view of the Mediterranean sea and the city.

Things to expect at W Hotel:

  • FREE WiFi
  • Bar and Restaurant
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Babysitting Services
  • Rooftop Pool

On the hotel, you will find an indoor (Wet Deck) and a rooftop pool (Sun Deck). However, you should definitely look forward to their calming rooftop pool that offers an amazing view of the Mediterranean skyline.

Location: If you have plans in the city, the bus stops perfectly right outside the hotel. Moreover, just 20 minutes’ walk from the hotel is the Barceloneta Metro Station.

Another, the hotel offers cuisine from all over the world at the WAVE Restaurant. On the other hand, you can also grab a beer and watch the sun go down at the ECLIPSE rooftop bar.

Additional: Bring your four-legged babies on your Barcelona trip and have them experience a spectacular vacation, too.

They offer the following for your fur babies:

  • Pet Welcome Kit
  • Custom Pet Bed
  • Food and Water Bowls with Floor Mat
  • Pet Toy
  • Dog-Walking Service
Book W Hotel here

Stay close to the beach at the iconic W Hotel Enjoy different cuisines from all over the world at W Hotel's restaurant Have an amazing view of the Mediterranean sea at W Hotel's rooftop pool

1.4 Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar

Just walking distance from the beach and Olympic Port is Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar.

All rooms are decorated in modern Mediterranean colors while some boast fabulous ocean views. With 84 spacious and modern guestrooms, without a doubt, you will have a room that suits you.

Amenities you can use at Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar:

  • FREE WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Walking and Bike Tours
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Business Center

Further, enjoy the outdoors of the property. Thus, enjoy your breakfast and lunch in the sun or have dinner under the stars in the hotel’s restaurant. While on the other hand, you can also enjoy a morning coffee or a catch a cold beer at the hostel bar.

Location: Reach Diagonal Mar Shopping Centre within a 5-minute walk from the hotel. While Poble Nou Metro Station only takes you a10-minute walk.

Nonetheless, if you’re still looking forward to trying out other food establishments, you can find plenty around the area.

Book Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar here

At Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar, rooms feature wooden floors and modern design Have a wonderful breakfast and all the other meals of the day at Hesperia Barcelona Del Mar's restaurant

1.5 Occidental Atenea Mar – Adults Only (Infinity Pool)

Find yourself in a rooftop terrace overlooking the sea at Occidental Atenea Mar – Adults Only.

Moreover, take a swim in its infinity pool or get tan in their Balinese beds, hammock or beanbags. You can also get a snack or grab a drink at the bar by the pool. However, it is only available from June to September.

This is a really one of the coolest accommodations in Barcelona for adults enjoying a pool, drinks and hotel ambiance.

What to expect at Occidental Atenea Mar – Adults Only:

  • FREE WiFi
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Business Center
  • Wheelchair Access

Rooms at the hotel are modern and spacious while some offer a view of the city or the ocean. And if you’re traveling with the family, they also have rooms for you.

Location: You can locate the Poble Nou metro stop within a 10-minute walk. Further, the bus stops just opposite the hotel which makes it easy to travel to Barcelona.

Furthermore, for business purposes, they have 5 modular function rooms that can accommodate 400 guests. All equipped with the latest technology in audiovisual and communication equipment.

Book Occidental Atenea Mar here

Have an option of a swimming pool at Occidental Atenea Mar - Adult Only aside from the beach Boost the morning with an inviting breakfast at Occidental Atenea Mar - Adult Only

1.6 ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell

Relax through your stay with an ice-cold beer at ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell‘s bar. Or feel the fresh Mediterranean vibe in its outdoor pool.

On the other hand, the hotel is very kid-friendly as they offer strollers, kid’s tv channels, board games, and an indoor play area. Thus, your kids will unquestionably won’t get bored.

Amenities you can use at ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell:

  • FREE WiFi
  • On-site Coffee Shop
  • Playground
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Furthermore, you will also love the free self-service breakfast buffet offered by the hotel that many guests have commended. You can also try something out at the hotel’s coffee shop.

Location: From the hotel, you will find several near tourist destinations like the Picasso Museum, Barcelona Cathedral, and the Port Olympic marina. Nevertheless, you can reach the city center of Barcelona with just 1 metro stop away.

Similarly, win new friends over a game of ping-pong available at the hotel. Likewise, go biking along the coast line with your travel buddies.

Book ibis Styles Barcelona City Bogatell here

Feel the homely vibes of the kitchen at Ibis Styles Barcelona Bogatell Relax and take a dip at Ibis Styles Barcelona Bogatell's rooftop pool Enjoy a game of ping-pong with other guests at Ibis Styles Barcelona Bogatell

2. Luxury Hotel (Hotel for the stars)

If you’re looking for an extravagant vacation and like to take things to the next level, here is the best selection we have for you.

The 5-star hotel where famous artists like to stay when in Barcelona.

Hotel Arts Barcelona – 5 Star Luxury Hotels Ritz Carlton

Marvel with the stunning and iconic luxury hotel in Barcelona, the