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The Waterfront in Barcelona, Spain


The Waterfront area is the jewel of Barcelona. The harbor at the waterfront is very spectacular with its port hosting cruise ships, lined-up golden sandy beaches, luxury hotels and restaurants. It is the area of leisure activities and entertainment. The waterfront is also a residential area. The Waterfront area is one of the best places to see in Barcelona.

L’Aquàrium is one of the most popular attraction in the Waterfront which offers underwater world. Port Vell is an attractive entertainment building with outdoor terraces for dine & wine. The Reials Drassanes in Plaza Portal de la Pau where great ships were built worth seeing with the Museu Maritim. Another museum named Museu d’Història de Catalunya worth visiting to discover the history of the city.

The beach area is a great alternative for the holidaymakers. You may have your beer & tapas and enjoy your Barcelona days on the beautiful sandy beaches. Beaches on the Waterfront from south to north include; Sant Sebastià Beach, Barcelonata Beach, Nova Icaria Beach, Bogatell Beach, Mar Bella Beach, Nova Mar Bella Beach and Llevant Beach.

Along the waterfront then comes the Puerto Olímpico, the new marina that lies beyond the city's first 2 skyscrapers of Mapfre Office building and the luxury Hotel Arts.

The port in the Waterfront is the center of the Villa Olímpica that is the new residential with over 2,000 dwellings and garden areas.


Places to Visit & See at the Waterfront
The Waterfront sights include;

  • Reials Drassanes

  • Golondrinas

  • Maremagnum

  • L'Aquàrium

  • Port Vell

  • Palau de Mar

  • Barcelonata

  • Puerto Olímpico

  • Villa Olímpica

  • Avenida Icaria

  • Diagonal Mar


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