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Similar to all the beaches on the northeastern side of the Olympic Port, Mar Bella Beach was also part of the urban planning that made the waterfront accesible for all the Barcelona residents. It’s connected to the rest of the beaches by the Passeig Marítim. It’s also accesible from Poblenou district.


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Dress code & nudism

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Mar Bella beach is very popular among young people as well as with gay crowds. Due to its special and more secluded location compared to other Barcelona beaches, it’s one of the few naturist beaches in Barcelona. 

Take notice that it’s not exclusively a nudist beach, as people can also keep their swimsuits on if they choose to.

On the beach itself, the practice of sports like beach volleyball and table tennis are available. On the other hand, not far from the entrance, there’s a basketball hoop and skating area.

The nautical base of Mar Bella beach, also offers sea sports like kayak, sailing trips along the coast and catamaran excursions.

Services in Mar Bella Beach

Like all Barcelona beaches, Mar Bella offers all these services:


  • Adapted showers, public toilets and changing rooms.
  • Bicycle parking areas.
  • Children’s games area.
  • Lifeguard service.
  • Beach umbrellas.
  • Nudist point.
  • Bicycle parking.
  • Restaurant.
  • Free wi-fi.


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How to get there

With metro: The nearest station is Poblenou. Take the metro line 4, exit at Poblenou station and take a 12 minute walk. With bus: Buses number 26, H16 and V27 have stops not far away from the beach.


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