When you’re seeking a beach vacation in one of Catalonia’s most exciting towns, look no further than Sitges. Sitges beach hotels provide something for everyone, including access to delicious local Spanish cuisine, a vibrant party scene and stunning beaches to explore. Only 30 kilometers from the stunning city of Barcelona, Sitges’ location means you can enjoy an exciting city break alongside exceptional beaches.
Beach hotels in Sitges: Our picks for the best exclusive beach-front accommodation
World-Famous Festivals and Catalonia Charm
Sitges is home to a plethora of varied and exciting festivals throughout the year, attracting everyone from Hollywood honchos and carnival revelers to the LGBT community. The town’s year-round climate makes it an ideal location for the variety of annual events it hosts. If you happen to be escaping the cold during February, you’ll get the opportunity to take part in Carnaval de Sitges, an enormous fiesta of music, dancing, costumes and parades. In June, the gay-friendly town gears up for Pride, hosting beach parties with international DJs, fashion shows and themed events. It is one of the biggest and best Pride celebrations in Spain Finally, if you happen to be in town during the fall, Sitges rolls out the red carpet for the annual Sitges International Film Festival. Some of Hollywood’s biggest names will be staying in Sitges’ most luxurious beach hotels, so be sure you book your room well in advance during this time! Having said all this, Sitges is also a classic vacation destination where one can spend their days relaxing poolside and enjoying balmy evenings strolling through the traditional old center. Despite being a small town, Sitges has a grand total of 17 beaches, so you’ll always be able to find a quiet patch of sand to call yours for the day. Furthermore, Sitges is home to the Maricel Museum and Cau Ferrat Museum – both ideal for an afternoon discovering iconic Spanish art and sculpture.
Being so close to Barcelona, a vacation in Sitges is a great opportunity to explore both destinations. A sprawling European hub, Barcelona provides culture vultures with an abundance of museums and galleries. The city’s stunning Gaudi architecture will dazzle travelers, while the kilometers of golden sandy beaches offer the best of a beach vacation with a city break. Book a beach hotel in La Barceloneta to have access to the world’s best paella and stunning sunsets over the ocean. Head further into down and stroll down the tree-lined La Rambla. Pick up the perfect souvenir as you head down the street towards the central Plaça de Catalunya.