Barcelona is a city packed with restaurants that chefs eat at, flamboyant architecture, heaving bars and sprawling gardens. Now take a deep breath, your holiday starts here.
Hip and showy W Barcelona sits on its own beachfront enclave, a bit less than 2km from the closest metro station, Barceloneta.
From old bunkers in Barcelona to a Norwegian furniture factory – these non-attractions are surprisingly stunning.
The Mercer Barcelona is one seriously chic place to rest your head.
Get lost in some of the best destinations around the world.
Barcelona has a lot of beautiful parks and gardens, of which this is the oldest and most manicured.
Its name may be evil but the food and ambiance are not.
This amusement park, named after the mountain it’s perched on, first opened in 1899 – three years before the beautiful church next to its gate, Sagrat Cor, even began construction.
Live music and performance, crafty workshops, local organic produce, art installations and a wide range of local fashion designers.
We gave Watermelon BCN Apartments the nod for being the “closest alternative to staying in Casa Mila”, but Hotel Omm takes the title of being the “best luxury boutique accommodation right by it”.
As a part of the Ritz-Carlton family it’s no surprise that it’s large and luxurious, with all the five-star staples.
This boutique hotel in Barcelona’s El Raval neighbourhood brings the Spanish shoe company’s fresh and functional footwear philosophy to four walls.
This is possibly as close to staying in Casa Milà as you can get, and you could definitely be excused for thinking this flamboyant 18th-century building was designed by Gaudi himself.
This massive market is both a major tourist attraction and a beloved local spot for fresh food.
Serving up mean cocktails and a range of fresh and thoughtful dishes.
If all you want is sunshine, beer and comfort tapas dishes then this is an excellent spot.
If you are going to do fried doughnuts in Barcelona then do them here.
Named after the Boo Radley character in To Kill a Mockingbird, this is a cool men’s and women’s clothing and accessories boutique with a number of Barcelona exclusives.
Vermouth is a big deal in Barcelona and this is a hip bar that does it well.
The cuisine is an experimental gastronomic journey and all you can do is sit and enjoy the ride.
A perfect range of of men’s children’s and women’s urban-chic clothing.
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