10 Beach Bars In Barcelona, Spain - Updated 2022

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Ruth Alexis
Ruth Alexis 

Barcelona is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, Spain, as well as the second most populated municipality of Spain. A Roman city that became the centre for commerce and trade in Spain and continues to be an important economic and administrative centre today. Beyond its aforementioned roles, Barcelona is also a booming tourist destination, renowned for its rich cultural history and exciting nightlife. Tourists are drawn to the laid-back atmosphere of some of Barcelona’s bars, with those by the sand and sea being particularly popular for a good drink with friends after a day of fun at the beach. The following are 10 of the best beach bars in Barcelona, Spain.

1. Bambu Beach Bar

Posted by Bambu Beach Bar on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Bambu Beach Bar is a vibrant, vegan- and vegetarian-friendly restaurant open from breakfast till dinner. From one of the many lounge chairs in Bambu Beach Bar, tourists can enjoy excellent views of the Mediterranean, while accompanied by excellent Mediterranean dishes with hints of a Spanish flavour. Service at Bambu Beach Bar is said to be excellent, with a team of young servers and chefs helming the beachfront. The bar is located on the Levante beach, a popular tourist destination close to many beachside hotels, making the Bambu Beach Bar a convenient stopover on a beach day for tourists and locals alike.

Bambu Beach Bar

Address: Playa de Levante, Barcelona, Spain 08019

Website: Bambu Beach Bar

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday 6 pm - 3 am; Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 3 am

Average price for two people: Under 30 USD

2. Salt Restaurant and Beach Club

Posted by Salt Restaurant & Beach Club on Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Salt Restaurant and Beach Club boast an expansive indoor, air-conditioned space and a poolside dining area overlooking the blue Mediterranean. Salt is renowned not just for their cocktails but also for their food, including their gourmet burgers, crab salads and pasta. A kids’ menu of cheeseburgers and pasta is also available, making the Salt a family-friendly lunch stop during a family beach vacation. For companies looking to host an event by the beach, Salt offers their space up for private events and companies can work together with Salt’s very own event specialist to make the day a memorable one for all attending.

Salt Restaurant and Beach Club

Address: Passeig Mare Nostrum, 19-21, Barcelona, Spain 08039

Website: Salt Restaurant and Beach Club

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday closed; Sunday 1 pm - 1.30 am

Average price for two people: Under 30 USD

3. The Coconut Club

Posted by The Coconut Club on Thursday, 5 July 2018

Next to Barcelona’s Somorrostro beach is the Coconut Club, furbished with tropical potted plants and the odd statue of a flamingo to exude a Caribbean vibe. This bar-restaurant near Barcelona’s Somorrostro city beach is popular not just with tourists but also locals looking for a break after a weekend trip to the beach. By day, The Coconut Club serves quality Caribbean food and cocktails starting at lunchtime; and by night it’s a pub that’s frequented by surfers and tourists looking to kick back and relax with a drink made by the Coconut Club’s mixologist. For those looking for more health-conscious options, the bar has been highly lauded for its healthy and delicious fare, with the ceviche and quinoa salad being just two examples.

The Coconut Club

Address: Ramon Trias Fargas 2, Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: The Coconut Club

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday 12 pm - 2.30 am; Friday - Saturday 12 pm - 3 am

Average price for two people: Under 30 USD

4. La Deliciosa

Posted by La Deliciosa on Sunday, 30 September 2018

La Deliciosa is a gourmet snack bar by the Platja de Sant Miquel beach in Barceloneta. La Deliciosa boasts a purely outdoor beach experience, with its patios and chairs located just a few feet away from the rushing waves. With its rustic, simple decor, La Deliciosa exudes a warm, laid-back atmosphere, complete with WiFi for you to share your beachside memories and televisions that broadcast the World Cup and other sporting events. Food-wise, the barbequed pork and croquettes were highly rated among visitors, with kid-friendly options for the young ones. Takeaway is an option for those on-the-go, and gluten-free and vegan options are also available for those with dietary requirements.

La Deliciosa

Address: Plaça del Mar, s/n, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Website: La Deliciosa

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 11pm

Average price for two people: Under 30 USD

5. Vitaminas Burger & Beach Bar

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Posted by Vitaminas Burger & Beach Bar on Monday, 18 August 2014

Vitaminas Burger & Beach Bar is a California-style beach bar which serves up delicious salads, burgers, tapas, cocktails and other delights. Located next to Port Olympic, it is a beach club facing the port and the larger expanse of sea and surfers beyond. It prides itself not just on its good location but also on its excellent service, with a friendly and highly-trained team of young servers and chefs working hard to bring you good meals and drinks. The bar is open from 12 noon to 1 am every day so that visitors can drop by for a drink after a long day at the beach.

Vitaminas Burger & Beach Bar

Address: Moll de Gregal 3-4 Port Olimpic, Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: Vitaminas Burger & Beach Bar

Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 12 pm - 1 am

Average price for two people: Under 30 USD

6. Chiringuito BeGay

Posted by Chiringuito BeGay on Friday, 4 August 2017

Chiringuito BeGay is a bar that serves up Mediterranean delights and international cuisine alongside cocktails and spirits. It is located on Bogatell Beach, a popular weekend getaway location for locals and tourists alike. The bar also rents out sunbeds and umbrellas for those who do not wish to order any food or drinks. Besides its cocktails, the bar offers a great choice of beer, protein shakes, juices and coffee. Internationally renowned as a gay bar and the focal point of LGBT beach life in Barcelona, Chiringuito BeGay exudes an open and welcoming atmosphere and is located close to the Mar Bella nudist beach for anyone interested in full body tanning.

Chiringuito BeGay

Address: Platja de la Mar Bella, S/N, Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: Chiringuito BeGay

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday closed; Sunday 12 pm - 12 am

Average price for two people: 6 - 30 USD

7. Absenta Bar

El kit del Absenta Bar Foto by Nox Live

Posted by Absenta Bar on Saturday, 7 December 2013

Absenta Bar is known to many locals as one of the oldest bars in the Barcelona neighbourhood. With its antique lamps and paintings made by local artists, guests can enjoy a sip of cocktails while listening to the live Jazz and Blues band play a tune. The bar also offers more than 20 different types of Absinthe, a highly alcoholic beverage flavoured with anise. Here, the Absinthe is prepared in house, using traditional methods. The bar is open till 3 am every day for guests to enjoy uninterrupted, night-long conversations without having to be rushed out at any point. Outdoor and indoor seating is available.

Absenta Bar

Address: Sant Carles 36, Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain 08003

Website: Absenta Bar

Opening hours: Sunday - Monday, Wednesday 5 pm - 1 am; Tuesday closed; Thursday - Saturday 5 pm - 3 am

Average price for two people: Under 15 USD

8. Mokai Beach Bar

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Posted by Mokaï Beachbar on Friday, 11 January 2019

Mokai Beach Bar is a beachfront restaurant and bar serving Spanish and Mediterranean fare. Indoors, the decor is rustic and simple, with beach-style wooden tables and rattan chairs. Outdoors, umbrellas and sunbeds are available for use, though tables are provided for larger families as well. The tapas, loaded nachos and prawn salad are all highly recommended by guests, and many visitors have lauded the bar for its excellent service and friendly staff. Non-Meditteranean fare such as burgers and pizzas are also available, with the pizzas made fresh in their wood-fired ovens. Location is wheelchair accessible with ramps and pavements, a plus point for anyone bring family members or friends with special needs along.

Mokai Beach Bar

Address: Passeig Marítim de Nova Icària, Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: Mokai Beach Bar

9. Vai Moana

Posted by Vai Moana Barcelona on Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Vai Moana is a bar located at the famous Bogatell Beach, with a topical interior design inspired by Easter Islands complete with trees, wooden crates and rattan chairs. Vai Moana prides itself for its fun and casual atmosphere, with a team of young and energetic servers working to make your experience in the Barcelona bar an excellent one. Reservations can be made for up to 15 people, and free WiFi is provided for all guests. For those needing more entertainment, a TV is provided for sports events on the terrace, and sun loungers are available for guests wishing to enjoy a cocktail by the shore.

Vai Moana

Address: Playa Bogatell s/n, quiosc, 2 Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: Vai Moana

Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 10.30 am - 7 pm

Average price for two people: 15 - 25 USD

10. Ice Barcelona

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Posted by Icebarcelona on Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Open since November 2007, Ice Barcelona has become a must see in the Condal City. Frequented as much by locals as by tourists, the ice bar offers a unique, must-try experience— that of enjoying ice sculptures by the beach. While guests cool down at a temperature of -5ºC (20ºF) after a hot day at the beach, they can appreciate ice art designed by internationally renowned artists. Prepare to be fascinated by sculptures of dragons, tables and even slides, which visitors can have fun zooming down. Should visitors feel a tad cold, they can always pop out to the terrace, perfect for an al fresco cocktail right in front of the Mediterranean sea.

Ice Barcelona

Address: Pg Maritim de la Barceloneta 38A, Barcelona, Spain 08005

Website: Ice Barcelona

Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 1 pm - 3 am

Average price for two people: 36 USD onwards

Many amazing beach bars in Barcelona

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Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Jordiferrer used under CC BY-SA 3.0

There are so many beach bars available for you to sit back, relax and enjoy a cocktail with friends and family over your summer vacation to Barcelona. Be sure to check out the above beach bars on your next trip to sunny Barcelona, Spain.

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