Sitges beaches: 17 unique spots to discover
Sitges is one of the most popular touristic place for the ones who are looking for a relaxing and funny day in the Mediterranean, at the heat of the sun and at the mercy of the waves. The fact is that Sitges has everything, from its famous beaches with “gay-friendly” environment to the equipped beaches with all type of services for enjoying in family. For all of this, we are sure that none of its 17 beaches will disappoint its visitors.
Conscious that its great number of coast areas -and this without considering that Sitges offers a lot more that beach tourism-, we prepared this little touristic guide for you to enjoy the beaches that best adapt to what you are looking for.
Sitges beaches for every taste
A total of 17 beaches all along over four km of littoral are the ones which draw Sitges littoral, each one with its own characteristics that make them unique among the other ones. The fact is that Sitges offers beaches for every taste: large, small, to be in family, nudist, touristic, calm or urban bays which you can reach without needing a vehicle. They are famous throughout Europe, due in particular to the fact that six of them have the ISO 14.001 certification, due to the high quality of the water, sand and cleaning services, lifesaving and rescue, united in a constant effort to improve their areas. In addition, it has become one of the most popular “gay-friendly” destination of the country.
Situated right in front of the city urban centre, the Ribera beach is one of the most popular and busiest of Sitges. Thanks to its perfect situation, the beach has all type of services, from different commercial areas to any type of bars and restaurants.
For its part, as well La Fragata beach as SantSebastià one are not far behind in terms of popularity, since they are situated in other of the most frequented by tourism areas; concretely, under the SantBartolomeu and Santa Tecla church.
One of the most crowded beach due to its situation in the centric area is the Bassa Rodona beach, one of the most popular among the gay community. In addition, Sitges also offers beaches destined to the nudism lovers, such as Roses, ElsBalmins or l’HomeMort. Although maybe the most popular of all of them is the Morisca bay, which is a more isolated area, since it is situated between rocky walls.
But if you are looking for more tranquil places where you can rest, maybe you must leave the centric area and get closer to beaches such Aiguadolç -which has blue flag-, Les Anquines beach or Terramar which can be ideal destinations to disconnect from the multitude and relax.
Activities that Sitges beaches offer
The Sitges beaches offer any type of activities to help meet the needs of any type of tourist. One the one hand, the families can rent the classic pedal-boats to the children to enjoy the toboggans, while the more adventurous experience the adrenaline of the kayaks or the water bikes, with which they can tour the area at full throttle. Athletes also will find their leisure options in practicing activities such as surf or paddle surf.
And this is not all since from June to September, in Sitges beaches you can practice different activities: such as supervised classes of aqua gym, aerobic, GAP or tai-chi, fitness for elderly and lifesaving workshops adapted for the children. So that, if you are interested in these activities, we recommend you to visit the Siges municipality website to get all the information that you need, since every year a different beach is chosen for all of these entertaining activities.
For all of that, whatever your taste or your ideas of perfect holidays, this big variety of options make Sitges be always a good idea. So do not wait too much and visit the different Sitges beaches to discover all that it is offering and to enjoy one of the best summer holidays.