We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Playa de la Mar Bella: Tours & Tickets

All photos (68)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“nudist beach”(4 reviews)
“freedom”(2 reviews)
Certificate of Excellence
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Av. del Litoral, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
El Besos i el Maresme
Improve This Listing
Playa de la Mar Bella Tours and Tickets
from US$ 17.03
More Info
from US$ 11.09
More Info
Beach bike tour
2 Reviews
from US$ 43.69
More Info
from US$ 10.75
More Info
from US$ 34.95
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (82)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Traveller rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews nudist beach beautiful beach freedom nude vendors metro tourists
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a cool 16deg so maybe not the best day for a beach visit. That being said it was nice to walk on the promenade. Saw a few cafes too. Clean beach chilled vibes enjoyed the sunset too.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank xerxesranderia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This officially designated naturist beach ends up getting flooded on weekends with gay men preening in their Speedo swimsuits, not exactly a comfortable atmosphere for a heterosexual naturist just out to enjoy the sunshine and relax. Mar Bela also suffers from the polluted water that...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Reviewed 17 August 2019

We took the metro from the city out to this gay friendly beach. It was about a 15 minute walk form the metro. The sand was very clean and the water warm but still refreshing. We decided to walk back into La Barceloneta. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank yyztraveller416
Reviewed 21 May 2019 via mobile

They seem to be adding sand at the moment so very restricted access. Probably very nice when not restricted.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MurrayP550
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely beautiful area plenty to see and do for all the family. Great for cycling and lovely clean beaches! 👍 Plenty of bike hire available.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AmandaA118118Z
Reviewed 21 October 2018

There are signs and maps along the promenade so when you see the sign for this beach take the short path to the beach and the rest is up to you. A sandy cove at one end, a narrow slightly shingle bit in the middle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank tezpil
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Spent a wonderful day at this beautiful beach, Warm, smooth water, hot sand (it's August, after all!) and all types of people mixed together--all shapes and sizes, ages, suited up, unsuited (nude or partially nude), singles, couples, families, gays, straight, newbies, tourists,and regulars...all smiling,enjoying the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 47davef2016
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A bit further away from the first main beach in Barcelona, the Mar Bella beach is less busy and really nice. There is a real mixture of people, everything from 2-3 generation families to gay couples, and a mixture of naked and swimming gear clad...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Minnie-Mouse-Maria
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice beach with very nice beach bars for snacks and drinks. The area right behind the cars parking lot is the family beach area. The beach on the right also Mar Bella beach is more of a nude area. Definitely we liked the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 78amre
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Playa de la Mar Bella is an easily-accessible beach, and the clothing-optional area spans roughly between the signs 30 and 31. When I got close to the area heading down from Nova Mar Bella beach, a friendly guy gave us a hand-out that said, "Welcome...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank jkimisyellow
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 525 nearby hotels
AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott
1,796 reviews
.33 km away
Barcelona Princess
3,539 reviews
.35 km away
Hotel SB Diagonal Zero
2,877 reviews
.36 km away
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona
3,854 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 12,204 nearby restaurants
Cala Rossita
100 reviews
.44 km away
Sabor Mudejar
273 reviews
.43 km away
Casa Carmen Diagonal Mar
903 reviews
.47 km away
Grill Corner
82 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,273 nearby attractions
Nova Mar Bella Beach
265 reviews
.28 km away
Diagonal Mar Centro Comercial
643 reviews
.50 km away
Museu de Ciencies Naturals de Barcelona
278 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
21 November 2018|
Response from romekerotomek | Reviewed this property |
Yes nudism is absolutely fine- there were whole families.