Tucked away in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona is one is Spain’s best kept secrets; Barceloneta. It sits on the shores of the Mediterranean, making it an excellent location for sun-worshipping holidaymakers. Nature lovers will also be entranced by the rock formations on the beach and will undoubtedly make several trips there from their holiday accommodation in Barceloneta. There are many other things to see and places to go and as they enjoy these touristic delights visitors will have spacious, immaculately furnished Barceloneta holiday apartments to retreat to. Some of these are situated close to the beach while others are in the town. Facilities tourists can expect to find in self-catering holiday apartments in Barceloneta are swimming pools, WiFi Internet and the essential air-conditioning.
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-Beachside: Barceloneta provides the perfect setting for a dreamy seaside stroll, sunbathing or watching the ships in the pretty marina. Of particular interest is the old seaport or Antiguo Muelle. There is also a nudist beach within easy reach of most Barceloneta holiday apartments in the city centre for those who prefer a tan without the tan lines.
-Museums: History buffs will want to pay a visit to the Centro Cultural de Barceloneta where a collection of exhibits detail the culture and history of this unique locale. It is located in the heart of the city and easy to access from most places of holiday accommodation in Barceloneta. The Catalonia History Museum, constructed out of a former warehouse, is where visitors can acquaint themselves with Catalan history.
-Eating out: Finding a seafood restaurant in Barceloneta is easy, there are numerous such eateries dotting the town. Those visiting these restaurants on a Sunday will inevitably have a tasty helping of paella. The beauty is that you will always find a diner that is compatible with your budget.
-Sightseeing: The best way to get a bird’s eye view of Barceloneta is while gliding down a cable car. Visitors will get amazing views of the town and its port as they travel in the air across the port to Montjuic. While sightseeing on foot, tourists are bound to come across the picturesque Ciutadella Park which boasts plenty of fig trees and a quiet lake.
-Nature reserve: Nature lovers won’t want to leave the Puerto Rico area without visiting the Cambalache State Forest. Here visitors will find flora and fauna in abundance which are protected deliberately for both educational and recreational purposes. It is characterised by steep limestone hills and dense forest.
The weather in this locale is warm for most of the year and right from April, visitors seeking the typical Barcelona sunshine start trooping into Barceloneta holiday accommodation. As spring gets into full gear, temperatures in this locale are already past the twenties. Average highs in summer peak at around 29°C and, from August, start slowly dropping. By the end of the year temperatures are into the teens. However, even in the chilliest days of winter, temperatures don’t go much below 12°C.
Less than 10 miles from holiday apartments in the Barceloneta district is the Barcelona Airport, otherwise known as the Barcelona El Prat Airport. This is Spain’s second largest airport and welcomes traffic from all over the world. Getting to the city centre from the airport is easy as there are trains, buses and taxis to take visitors on the half-hour journey. There are also rental cars available