You can find boats available to rent with or without a skipper in Barcelona on the Nautal website. Search for sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and more in Barcelona and/or in the world. Flexible cancellation or date changes up to 15 days before check-in is allowed on selected boats. To truly experience the breathtaking Barcelona skyline from the sea, rent a charter for a week with a skipper. Port Olimpic, the hub of boat rentals in central Barcelona, is an ideal place from which to set sail and provides a base from which to explore nearby attractions including beautiful beaches, Frank Gehry’s iconic golden fish installation and the perennial family favourite – the Barcelona zoo. With its culture, warm weather, endless activities and excursions, Barcelona is a well-desired tourist destination for foreigners. Located in northeastern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia.
Renting a boat in Barcelona costs from 174 dollars per day in low season and from 851 dollars for a week. In high season, the price of renting a boat in Barcelona begins from 294 dollars per day and from 1659 dollars for a week. Prices vary depending on different factors such as type of boat, length, age, capacity, if you book with or without a skipper, extras, etc.
Renting a boat in Barcelona with a skipper is ideal if you want to be guided through the best places in the area and get the most out of your sailing experience. An additional cost of a skipper per day starts from 188 dollars. You can rent a boat in Barcelona without a skipper if you have the appropriate licence or if there are boats available to rent that do not require a licence. It is without a doubt a great idea to be the captain of your own boat if you are an experienced sailor.
As you already know the Mediterranean climate of Barcelona is one of its treasures. Temperatures in summer are a nice warm heat, but not too hot, and the weather is mild in the winter with an annual average of 16 degrees.
Barcelona has 5km of beach divided into different beaches. Barceloneta is the most well known amongst them as it is located in the heart of the old city, where most visitors concentrate for its cuisine and pedestrian areas. It is also a great place to skateboard, rollerskate or bike with its long stretch of the path behind the beach, great atmosphere and views.
Other beaches that are located close to the city are Bogatell, Nova Icaria, Mar Bella and more, with a total of 9 sandbanks along the coast of Barcelona. Each of these beaches offers sun worshippers the best services and equipment necessary to enjoy the best water sports experience. Paddleboarding, surfing, kayaking, sailing courses or flyboarding in Port Olimpic are some of the activities that can compliment your visits and add excitement and bundles of enjoyment to your trip.
Again, Barcelona's superior transport links allow easy access to beaches a little out of the city such as; Sitges, Vilanova South or North Blanes with the very beginning of the Costa Brava.
Renting a boat in Barcelona is always a good decision!
Other than exploring quirky streets, museums and beautiful beaches, Barcelona has many other places you should experience.
One of the most visited monuments is the Sagrada Familia, a spectacular and impressive work of Antonio Gaudi, which would guarantee even the least cultured spectator to leave feeling inspired. Other Gaudi masterpieces of architecture include the beautiful modernist buildings that are Casa Batllo and La Pedrera, both located on the Paseo de Gracia, one of the most representative streets for its business.
If you are a fan of traditional markets with fresh produce, you will find these in the Mercado de San Jose, better known as La Boqueria. Located in the heart of the Ramblas, there is a pedestrian walkway that crosses the city. This is the perfect way to breath in the essence of the city .
For those of you who are football fans, do not miss out on the chance to visit Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona Football Club.
Another natural area, away from the Barcelona crowds, that is definitely worth a visit is Tibidabo.
Catalan cuisine offers delicious products and dishes full of Mediterranean tradition so the vegetables, fruit, fish and meat are a must. It would be rude not to taste a Paella and bread with tomato whilst visiting the region of Catalunya. Furthermore, it is imperative that you also try the esqueixada, the roasted vegetables, bread coca, country bread and home made tapas, all cooked an prepared with exclusive olive oil.
Barcelona is easily accessible by either plane, train, car or boat. El Prat Airport is 16km from the city which is connected either by bus or train to the city centre. Barcelona also has direct train connections to major destinations and high-speed trains that allow pedestrians to travel anywhere without difficulty.