01 Aug Know the best swimming pools in Barcelona!
Summer has just arrived and the summer heat is on! Barcelona does not only have excellent beaches, but also a wide choice of swimming pools for everyone, where you can relax, sunbathe and take a refreshing splash.
1.Torre de les Aigües
Despite being a city bathed by the sea, Barcelona has its own urban beach. Designed for the little ones, the waters of this artificial beach are just over half a meter deep and become an ideal choice for those who escape from the salt water and crowds from busy beaches.
Adress: Roger de Llúria, 56, 08009 Barcelona District: Eixample
2. Parc de la Creueta del Coll
Shaped like an island and located in an old quarry, this oasis of Gràcia offers hammocks, showers, umbrellas, toilets and a long list of comforts including table tennis, picnicking, a playground, canoes and a large green space.
In addition, the entrance to the park presents a large concrete sculpture by the artist Eduardo Chillida, which provides a cultural twist to an idyllic setting.
Adress: Passeig de la Mare de Déu del Coll, 77, 08023 Barcelona. District: Gràcia
3. Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc
This Swimming pool is famous for being the scene of the diving competition at the Olympic Games in Barcelona ’92. Its location up in the mountain of Montjuïc offers a spectacular view of the city inviting you to forget about the world. The complex also offers a pool for children and another one for babies to refresh along with the family.
Adress: Avinguda de Miramar, 31 08038 Barcelona. District: Sants-Montjuïc
4. Can Dragó
One of the largest pools in Barcelona, with nearly 15,000 square meters. This artificial lake, located in Sant Andreu, includes areas of shallow water ideal for children and it is surrounded by wide lawns where you can relax and sunbathe.
Adress: Rosselló i Porcel, 7-11 Barcelona. District: Nous Barris
Its two outdoor pools (one heated and one with lanes for swimming) are ideal to relax and enjoy the views of the Mediterranean Sea. In addition, the club has a private beach space for those who prefer to enjoy the sand and the Mediterranean waters.
Adress: Plaza del Mar, s/n, 08003 Barcelona District: La Barceloneta
6. Can Callareu
With privileged views of Barcelona as a backdrop, this sports center opens its doors only during the summer (during the winter are covered). It has a grassy area, a whirlpool and a terrace cafe to have a drink.
Adress: Carrer dels Esports 2-8, 08017 Barcelona Districte: Sarrià-Sant Gervasi
Located next to one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the city, the swimming pool of this municipal center provides an ideal space that combines relaxation and sport. In addition, the entry is for all day and gives you access to the whole sport complex.
Adress: Passeig de la Circumval.lació 1, 08003 Barcelona. District: CiutatVella
A refreshing proposal to handle the sweltering summer heat that along with the countless attractions that Barcelona offers, conform a unique opportunity to disconnect from the routine and enjoy the holiday alone, with friends or with the family.