Football Holidays, Beach Holidays and Hotels in Barcelona

15:45 Mon 16th Aug 2010 |


Spain, for many Brits, is the number one destination for an annual holiday. With lots of great cities, rich culture and bustling beach resorts in the south, Spain is the perfect destination for those who want to try something new.

Barcelona, Madrid, Bilbao and Seville are some of Spain’s biggest and brightest cities, each with their own history and unique architecture. Those visiting Barcelona may want to watch a Barcelona football match at the Camp Nou or take in the magnificent La Sagrada Família church, Gaudi’s masterpiece that has been under-construction since 1882.

If you’re looking for a relaxed beach holiday then the south may be your ideal location, with the famous resorts of Mallorca, Minorca and Alcudia offering great accommodation, beaches and nightlife for a perfect chill-out holiday.


Barcelona is a city steeped in a rich and vibrant history, making it the ideal destination for couples who want to get away from it all for a weekend.

The city, part of the autonomous community of Catalonia, is renowned for its incredible architecture and idyllic location right on Spain’s glistening coastline.

Barcelona is famous for many things, but one of its most renowned exports is FC Barcelona, one of the world’s most illustrious and successful football teams. Their home stadium, the Camp Nou, has a maximum capacity of 99,000 fans. If you’re an avid football fan then taking time to watch a game should be on your to do list.

There are plenty of other landmarks to visit in Barcelona, such as the La Sagrada Familia church which Antoni Gaudi started work on in 1883. The church is still incomplete to this day, with the projected completion date set for 2026 at the earliest.

Barcelona has a wide selection if luxury hotels for all tastes, offering top class facilities, restaurants and bars.

Football Holiday

Are you an avid football fan? Want to experience the beautiful game in another country? Booking a football holiday is easy to do and it allows you to see some of the best foreign teams perform right in front of your eyes.

If you’re looking to visit some European football grounds then your first port of call should be Spain. With a host of successful teams like Real Madrid and Barcelona you are guaranteed to be watching the best teams and players in the world perform.

Beach Holidays

Holidaymakers looking to relax, unwind and work on their tans may consider going on a beach holiday this year.

Nothing is quite as relaxing as sitting on the beach, sipping a cocktail and letting the world pass you by, so booking a hotel or villa close to the sands could be the perfect way to alleviate stress and enjoy a wonderful holiday.

Barcelona Hotels

Eurostars Grand Marina Hotel

Located in the Port of Barcelona, the Eurostars Grand Marina is one of Barcelona’s finest hotels, set in the idyllic Catalonian ocean front just minutes away from the beach and the centre of town. The Eurostars Grand Marina is the perfect place for couples to stay on a romantic break – with plenty of fantastic restaurants and bars within walking distance, wining and dining on your Barcelona holiday won’t be a problem.

Hotel Sagrada Familia

The Hotel Sagrada Familia is a comfortable establishment situated in the heart of Barcelona, with 84 rooms and within only 3 minutes walking distance from the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, one of the most famous monuments in the world and work of art from the architect Antoni Gaudí.

Hotel Fira Palace

Enjoy the biggest rooms in the city at the elegant Fira Palace located in the heart of Montjuïc, one of the most cultural and leisure area. The hotel blends expert service to provide guests with a memorable stay. Highly popular among business travellers because of its conference facilities and easy journey to the Fair grounds of Plaza de España.

Hostal Poblenou

Nestled a few minutes away from the beaches of Barcelona, Hostal Poblenou is a small slice of authentic Catalonian, juxtaposed with life in a busy city. Within walking distance of the beach and many of Barcelona’s renowned landmarks, Hostal Poblenou is the perfect place to stay if you want to explore the wonderful city of Barcelona.

Hotel Turo de Vilana

A modern hotel found in the northern area of Barcelona, Turi de Vilana is a perfect “quiet location” for those who wish to go on a relaxing city break. Just a short walk from landmarks like Parc Guell and the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Turi de Vilana is ideally located for those who want to explore the wonderful city of Barcelona.

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