A romantic city break in Barcelona

Want to impress your loved one by whisking them away for a romantic break? Barcelona is the perfect place for a well deserved getaway with your partner thanks to its impressive selection of intimate eateries, cosy bars, and spectacular landscapes for you to admire hand in hand. There’s a reason why it’s internationally renowned as a top honeymoon destination!

We’ve selected some of the Catalan capital’s best hotspots to get in you in the mood for love, where you can bask in romance and enjoy some well-deserved quality time together.

Brunch with your beloved

Flax & Kale, in other words the brunch of gods. Brunch in style with their hearty but supremely healthy breakfasts which includes a delicious assortment of homemade pastries, breakfast bowls and their trademark ‘Super Breakfasts’- after all, being in love can be exhausting work! Even the pickiest of eaters will find something here that’ll leave their taste buds tingling.

Flax and Kale Barcelona

Its impressive menu is perfectly complemented by the extensive selection of cold-pressed juices, veggie-nut milks and smoothies which’ll give you that necessary energy boost to tackle your way down La Rambla. With many exciting and tempting concoctions and each flavour as weird and wonderful as the last, you’ll certainly be spoilt for choice at Flax & Kale.

Carrer dels Tallers, 74

A sensual wine tour

It’s no secret that with wine comes romance. Fortunately, this beautiful city and its surrounding areas are blessed with the ideal conditions for wine-making, meaning that you certainly won’t go thirsty during your stay in the Catalan capital.

Wine Tour Barcelona

There’s no better place for a couple’s day out than to one of the region’s top wineries thanks to the wine country’s spectacular scenery, breathtaking views and glorious Mediterranean weather. Take a tour of their quirky boutique wineries and art nouveau cellars where you can sample an exquisite selection of rustic wines. If you’re looking to make your experience that extra bit special (why not eh?), there are several other packages offered which include the addition of al fresco lunches, tasty tapas sampling and many other perks.

Bask on the beach

Head to Barceloneta Beach, one of the city’s oldest beaches,for a well-deserved break from sightseeing, and a cuddle on the golden sands with your loved one. Its outstanding natural beauty and vibrant atmosphere makes it a favourite amongst locals and tourists, so try to arrive as early as possible for a prime tanning spot.

Barceloneta Beach Barcelona

Get your partner to treat you to a refreshing drink or cocktail from one of the fabulous chiringuitos that line the beach.

A sumptuous day at Aire de Barcelona

Looking to escape the ordinary to a peaceful and serene sanctuary that’ll leave you feeling deeply relaxed, fresh and invigorated? Aire de Barcelona is an oasis of ultimate luxury and relaxation and the perfect place to seek refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Aire de barcelona

Located in the cosmopolitan Born neighbourhood in a former meat storage area of El Born Market, it’s the ideal spot for you lovebirds to enjoy an atmosphere of calm, harmony and total serenity imbued with sweet aromas, peace and tranquillity to satisfy each of your senses. Disconnect from the modern world and enjoy the uninterrupted company of your partner in their exclusive thermal baths. Where better to ramp up the romance than in the midst of the remains of medieval Barcelona?

Passeig de Picasso, 22

A passionate trip to Port Vell

Passion does not exist like passion at Port Vell. From the divine selection of seafood restaurants spilling out on the quay to the unbeatable views of the Mediterranean with its glistening waters. Begin your evening at La Gavina (Plaça Pau Vila, 1), located just below the stunning arches of the impressive Palau de Mar, where you can indulge in an evening of fine dining accompanied by flawless service. Boasting the best seafood in Barcelona, (a bold claim, but correct nonetheless), we can assure you that at La Gavina will provide an unforgettable dining experience.

Palau de Mar Barcelona

For some post-meal relaxation, and only a stone’s throw away, you will find 1881 Per Sagardi (Plaça de Pau Vila, 3), a hidden gem perched atop the Museu d’Historia de Catalunya. A seat on their outside terrace rewards you with breathtaking views of the Barcelona skyline and the beautifully illuminated Port Vell. This Barcardi-sponsored cocktail bar has a wonderful selection of delicious wines and cocktails including a mouth-watering list of virgin cocktails.

Finish off your evening with a romantic late night stroll along the Passeig de Colom to admire some of Barcelona’s most beautiful architecture as you make your way along the stunning palm-lined pathway.

A dreamy dinner for two

Tucked away in the quaint yet quirky Gothic Quarter, you will find the simply incredible, Gourmet Tapas by Sensi. Its mood lighting, tasty tapas and sangria that puts all other sangria to shame, certainly puts you in the mood for sweet romance.

Gourmet Tapas by Sensi Barcelona

Serving the absolute crème de la crème of gastronomic tapas, made from ingredients of the highest quality, Gourmet Tapas by Sensi is a must for a romantic city break in Barcelona. Each of their dishes are impeccably presented and faultless in taste, in particular their sea bass fillet with white butter sauce and broccoli foam which is simply to die for. If you prefer something a little meatier, their baby chorizos braised in honey cannot be recommended more highly. Its fabulous food accompanied by the restaurants tranquil atmosphere will undoubtedly set the bar for romance.

Unfortunately the secret has got out about this place, so book beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Carrer de Milans, 4

Sandra Roig is Marketing Director at Apartment Barcelona.

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  1. Pedro says:

    Such an amazing city. And I have to agree, it’s a great choice for a romantic getaway – I’ll never get tired of visiting BCN!

  2. Izy berry says:

    Incredible city Barcelona a great place to visit you will found amazing food and incredible people the language is weird but so unique

  3. Nicola says:

    Some wonderful ideas for a visit to Barcelona. It’s a unique place to visit and there are some amazing sights to see here. Thanks for sharing these tips

  4. Anne says:

    Barcelona looks awesome. We haven’t been to Spain yet but it is on our list. In fact, I had already planned a trip to the south of Spain but we couldn’t follow through with the dates on that year. I have the plans though, so some day! Thanks for sharing these special places in Barcelona with us!

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