Best areas to stay in Barcelona

by - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Planning your trip to Barcelona you must have faced the choice of the area where to stay. Barcelona is not a big city and has only 1,600 million people, but its neighborhoods are very different in terms of safety and features. So when picking up a luxury apartment in Barcelona depending on your trip preferences, you might chose one area over another one.

Number 3. Diagonal Mar

If you are planning a beach holiday, Barcelona is a great place for that. Located right in the city line, Barcelona enjoys several sandy beaches including Barceloneta, Bogatell, Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella. All easily reachable by public transport or by taxi, these family-friendly beaches with cafes and restaurants are beloved both by the tourists and Barcelona residents. If you are a lover of fresh design and condominiums with a pool, a gym, a tennis and other facilities, your area is Diagonal Mar, home to Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella beaches and a big shopping mall, located just within 10 minutes drive from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Spectacular Seaview Penthouse, Barcelona

Diagonal Mar Park, Barcelona
Diagonal Mar Park, Barcelona

Diagonal Mar Park, Barcelona
Luxury Duplex Penthouse Mar, Barcelona

Number 2. Ciutat Vella: el Born
Those looking for the most authentic experience shall pay attention to the Old City, or Ciutat Vella in Catalan. Comprising of four neighborhoods, La Barceloneta, el Raval, el Gotic and Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera and home to the famous Las Ramblas, this area is located in the city centre. With plenty of new elegant cafes, designer & handcraft shops, cocktail bars and workshops, the place is being living a rebirth these days. Barcelona´s big secrets keeper, Ciutat Vella boasts typical gothic architecture, narrow streets and fortified walls going back to the Roman Empire history. El Born and el Gotico are considered to be the most cosmopolitan, chicest and boheme neighborhoods of the area.

El Born, Barcelona
Barrio Gotico, Barcelona
Gothic Quarter Deluxe Studio, Barcelona

Gothic Quarter Deluxe Studio building entrance, Barcelona

Number 1. Eixample
If you are coming for a lot of sightseeing, fine dining and walking around, your area is Eixample. Situated right in the city centre and comprising two main neighborhood, Eixample Esquerra and Eixample Dreta, this area hosts the many of the main sightseeing points of the city including La Pedrera and Casa Batllo by Antoni Gaudi, the main half-pedestrian street of Barcelona, Rambla de Catalunya, and the emblematic Passeig de Gracia. Within a short walk from Sagrada Familia and full of restaurants, cafes, bars and luxury shops, Eixample has converted into a must-live for any Barcelona tourist.

Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona

Golden Collection Apartment, Eixample
Golden Collection Apartment, Eixample
Rambla Luxury Residence, Barcelona
Luxury Spa Palace Apartment, Barcelona

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