The 5 Best Beaches Near Barcelona Accessible By Train (With Map Links)

What to do on a hot summer day in Barcelona? Head to the best beaches near Barcelona!

All these beaches are very close to the main train stations in Barcelona.

From most stations (Barcelona Sants, Passeig de Gracia, or El Clot) the journey to the beaches below is under 40 minutes.

Les Casetes del Garraf Beach (Garraf)

Location: Garraf, South from Barcelona
Train Stop: Garraf
Type: Urban, Picturesque

A peculiar beach in a former fishing neighborhood of Garraf, a town near Barcelona. The beach is guarded by a long line of small “casetes” (houses) now offering a number of culinary options.

Sant Simo Beach (Mataro)


Location: Near Mataro, North of Barcelona
Train Stop:
Type: Long Beach

A beaufiful long white sand beach near Barcelona. The beach is relatively thin yet extends over 1 kilometer

Cala De L’Home Mort Beach & Roses Beach (Sitges)


Location: Sitges
Train Stop: Sitges
Type: Secluded, Naturist

This is a naturist beach (naked) beach in a secluded area south from the Sitges town, on the beautiful trail towards Vilanova i La Gertru.

The small rocky cliff marks the division between the two beaches, which add up to about 300 metres of intimate paradise.

Morer Beach (Sant Pol de Mar)


Location: Sant Pol de Mar
Train Stop: Sant Pol de Mar
Type: Long beach near town.

A long golden beach just under the train tracks, next to the old Roman ruins of the wine production center of El Morer.

Sant Sebastia Beach (Sitges)


Location: Sitges, South from Barcelona
Train Stop: Sitges
Type: Urban, Nice views on the old town.

Between the urban arean and the new yacht port. Family-oriented beach, relatively small (200m). Easy access from the train station.

What is your favorite beach near Barcelona?

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