Few large cities are able to combine the attraction of sun and sand with a rich historic and cultural heritage. In Barcelona, the four kilometers of clean, appealing beaches extending the length of the waterfront are so easy to reach that a brief walk from the city center or a few Metro stops are all you need to get there.
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Judging by the incessant traffic and lively crowds at night and in the early morning hours in some areas of Barcelona, it might be said that the city never sleeps.
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Some dates are extra special on a city’s calendar and must not be forgotten. The most important ones are described below. The evening of January fifth, the night before Epiphany, the entire city takes to the streets to watch the Procession of the Three Wise Men. Before the astonished look of the littlest ones, the Three Kings from the Orient are received with all the honors.
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This newly renovated hotel has been designed with special attention to the finishing touches. The wide lobby has a copper ceiling that gives a warm glow to the central atrium. Seasonal decorations add character to this modern building and guestrooms are simply but stylishly designed. Business guests are attracted to the excellent facilities.
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Sliding glass doors lead to the lower level reception and lobby. Decorated in hues of beige and cream with wooden paneled walls and marble tiles, the lobby is light and spacious. Cream covered fabric chairs surrounding small coffee tables combine with complimentary magazines and newspapers to create a quiet resting place for businesspeople and couples staying at the hotel.
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Large, modern hotel located in the business district, facing Montjuic Palace and overlooking the Plaza Espanya. Guestrooms feature modern white decor with brightly coloured furnishings; all have wireless Internet connections. Guests can go for a swim and relax in the sauna, then spend an evening enjoying cocktails and live music in the Piano Bar.
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Flanked by palm trees, this bright white hotel on Sitges’ boardwalk over looks the Mediterranean. With parquet floors and decorated in clean simple colors, the 170 rooms all have television and minibars. Guests can take a dip in the hotel pool and sample an array of Mediterranean fair with a sea view in the El Mirdor restaurant.
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Modern hotel and event venue located 10 km from Barcelona Airport in Castelldefels, 100 metres from the Olympic Channel. Air-conditioned guestrooms are decorated in soft neutral colours with wooden floors; all include pay movies and free wi-fi. Guests can lounge on the terraces by the pool, enjoy drink in the bar, and sample Mediterranean cuisine in the restaurant.
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