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Ocata Beach

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Great beach

Wide and soft sand beach that seems to go on forever. There are playgrounds and soccer goals setup... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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Long sandy beach

The beach seems to be used as much by locals as tourists. When we were there at the end of August... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Helen B
London, United Kingdom
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Ocata,outside Barcelona, El Masnou, Spain
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Wide and soft sand beach that seems to go on forever. There are playgrounds and soccer goals setup throughout as well, making it even more fun for the family. We stayed in an apartment here and took the train into Barcelona for day trips. 30...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The beach seems to be used as much by locals as tourists. When we were there at the end of August it was well-frequented but not busy. There were life guards on duty whenever we looked (9am into the late afternoon). Take your own sunshade...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stayed in El Masnou in August with our kids and really loved this beach - clean clear water, beautiful sand, no rocks in the water, and great beach bars for lunch or dinner. Lively enough for a bit of atmosphere but not crowded at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Igglepiggle12345
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited the beach in August. It is a quiet place yet still has some crowd and nice atmosphere. The water is nice and clear and the beach has a lot of volleyball fields, and cafeterias.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peterarmanious
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Take the R5 train from Barcelona and get off at Ocata. The beach is steps from the platform. Lots of restaurants on the beach and nearby on the Main Street. The beach was busy but not near as crowded as in the city. Water was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank GregsMuskoka
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the centre of Barcelona however found that this beach was the best around. Just under 30 minutes of train journey from Catalunya station, it's in zone two so be sure you have the right travel ticket! Towards Ocata beach, try finding a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited the beach late autumn. It was still almost 24 degrees but beach was almost empty. The shore was strange because you couldn’t hear the waves until you were really near them. Would like to visit again when it’s “more summer”.

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Jaana_Soulforge
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Great beach for someone wants to have peace and wants to see as less as possible crowd. I didn’t find it suitable for snorkelling though.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dhaneshkhot
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Definetly a good spot where to enjoy a beach day away from tourists. Also very nice Chiringuito Bambu right next to the sea where to eat and have a drink ☺

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank FedeH4
Reviewed September 15, 2017

a wide and perfect beach, in summer with beach bars. train station on site, but little parking available. train and street to be crossed by tunnels to get there. good place any time of the year, in summer water sport activities like surfing available. in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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July 2, 2017|
Response from LSHK |
You can take the R metro train to Ocata station from central Barcelona, the station is right on the beach.
May 20, 2015|
Response from Yavour | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No. Yes.
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Rockaway, New Jersey
Barcelona Card. (3 Replies)
Hello. I will be buying the Barcelona Card before my May trip. Do you know if the card can be used for free transportation on the R1 to Ocata Beach? Thank you.
April 03, 2017|
Response fromBennyMalaga|
i would repost in the Barcelona forum to get answers.
Rockaway, New Jersey
best way to Ocata beach (2 Replies)
Hello. I will be staying at a hotel very close to the Barcelona Cathedra. What would be the best way to get to Ocata Beach using either the train or bus? Specific line to take, as well as departure location would help. Thank you!
April 03, 2017|
Response fromAnthony K|
Simply take the R1 train from Plaza Catalunya station or Sants. Head towards Mataro / Maçanet-Massanes, and get off at the Ocata stop. The trip is only about 30 minutes. You'll also benefit from the fact that this is a beautiful journey up the coast. Enjoy Anthony
Barcelona - family holiday - city & beach (6 Replies)
Hi, Advise sought! We are a family of three, husband, wife & 7 year old. We're off to Barcelona in Mid July 2007. I'm crossed eyed browzing hotel & apartment websites for mid range/price properties to suit us! My husband & I want to experience Barcelona's city life. However, for our 7 year old, the beach &/or a swimming pool is it. I've thought about staying in centre of Barcelona & taking the train to Ocata or to Stiges. Alternatively staying in Stiges, Ocalata or Calella &...More
June 27, 2007|
Response fromDublinRoseG|
Hi Lynda, Thanks for taking time to reply - much appreciated! It seems best to split the stay between beach & city - so we'll do that. Alsao thanks for advise re hotel with pool in Barcelona. That's great. Are there good beaches north of barcelona, stayed at Estartit(?) some years ago. Really like the wide beach there. Rosemary