It’s where the bronzed and the beautiful of the Barcelona scene hang out, sip something cool and groove into the small hours. These are the famous beach clubs of Barcelona. Day and night these clubs, just metres away from the golden sand of the Barcelona beach areas, represent some of the coolest spots to while away your time. Read on and get sand between those toes on the dancefloor…
Chilling out and watching the world go by on a hot day, dining on sumptuous cuisine as the sun comes down or partying long into the night, the beach clubs of Barcelona are frequently the ‘places to be’ when visiting this famous old city.
Carpe Diem Lounge Club
More than a decade on from its opening, the CDLC remains one of the most popular spots for locals and tourists alike. With its amazing location along the front of the Port Olimpic area CDLC is a club for the unashamedly trendy; combining fine dining with pumping tunes the club continues to attract those who want to party the night away with a bit of style.
Another hugely popular club in the heart of Port Olympic. Based around a huge dance floor, this is a club for the serious clubbers; an upmarket hotspot that plays host to the best resident DJ’s and some of the biggest talents across the continent. It’s not a cheap night out but if you’re looking for one of the more a night of style and dancing to the best music around then Opium Mar this is beach club night out not to be missed.
Shocko Lounge Club
The beach clubs of Barcelona revel in their status as some of trendiest hangouts in Spain and Shocko is certainly no exception.
Located just up from the sandy beach at Barceloneta, Shocko offers a menu rich in delicious local and international cuisine with which to start your night before partying begins. With its uber-stylish décor and cool playlist Shocko is one of the more popular places to come and chill out along the Barcelona beach front and is a regular venue for exclusive parties in the city.
Salt Beach Club
Salt represents what it is to be a true beach club. A few steps away from the beach itself, Salt offers a beautifully refined terrace area for guests to savour the wine and cocktails or choose from a varied a la carte menu as you watch the sun set over the Mediterranean on a sultry night. The food is a local take on Californian cuisine which you can enjoy throughout the day and night, often accompanied by an array of live music.
Come nightfall, when Barcelona ‘really’ comes alive, and Salt transforms itself into yet another trendy club experience, with a mix of live tunes and pulsating playlists from the house DJs.
MacArena Beach Club
It doesn’t get much more beach club than MacArena – given that the club is actually on the beach itself. Located in the Playa Fort Forum area to the north of the city MacArena is an open air club that, in keeping with the vibe of all the beach clubs of Barcelona, offers great food and drink alongside some great music – and all within a venue pulsing with style.
The club plays host to parties throughout the year and is a regular venue for DJs from around the world to guest. Sunday is generally the night to visit, which often makes it the perfect finale to a wild weekend in Catalonia.