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08005 Barcelona, Spain
Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
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All reviews nice beach barceloneta beach fine sand port olimpic icaria beach family beach clean water vendors selling w hotel metro stop waves ciutadella peddlers rocks euro tourists
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for the day on my 30th,it was a lovely way to relax! We got there around 10am, and it was pretty dead at that point, though it did get much busier throughout the day. You can rent out sunloungers and umbrellas for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharlieJD
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I was heading to Barceloneta beach one day recently when I came across reviews for this beach, which said it was less busy, less touristy and not as many people trying to sell you stuff and right they were! I haven't been to any other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank roselisha2006
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Platja de la Nova Icaria beach the day after we went to Barceloneta. We preferred this beach over the first as there were less people (still busy though) and the water seemed cleaner and clearer. It’s a little further from the mariner...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank PSoerjanto
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had heard mixed reviews about taking in the beach scene while in Barcelona, but with two teenage sons and an otherwise full schedule we decided to make it work. My research suggested within the city limits that Nova Icaria was the beach of choice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wanderfam1
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This place was much cleaner than barcelonata . Less tourism aswell I don't know if I was lucky or it's always like this .

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank nanapiesie
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We had a party of 10 people and spent the day at this beach. Great location and only a couple miles away from our hotel in the city. very clean beach. It costs 10.00 Euros per lounge or umbrella which we felt was very reasonable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dbergman1961
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This beach was the other side of the port to Barceloneta Beach. It was pretty clean and less touristy, but when we visited there were small gangs of un-delightful looking people hanging around the port wall.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Perfect for a quiet beach day. The vendors selling drinks, shawls, and massages on the beach can become a nuisance but other than that the water is crystal clear and glorious. We had a great time!

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Scott G
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

A very nice and clean beach. You can find many supermarkets in the area. You’ll need a towel and umbrella. They have sun beds and umbrellas for rent but they’re not cheap if you’re planning to go to the beach frequently it won’t be practical...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank talahalawa
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This beach is certainly worth the walk as less people are around and less vendors trying to sell to the tourists.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jilltim
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Suzanne W
16 August 2018|
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Response from talahalawa | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t have
andreea n
11 June 2018|
Response from talahalawa | Reviewed this property |
10 euros per bed, 10 per umbrella.
31 August 2017|
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Response from 3citykids |
Russell3939 hope you might see this - thanks for your answer, that's what I thought. Just hoping. Apologies, can't undo the accidental 'unhelpful' vote!