Castelldefels Beach water activities
Also called ‘paddle boarding’, SUP surfing is one of the most popular water sports in Barcelona due to it being so easy and fun. And although surfing requires generous waves, Barcelona’s sea is often quite calm – the perfect conditions to partake in SUP surfing.
A family day out on Castelldefels beach.
Take a bike ride along the long promenade and enjoy a range of water-sports in the sailing schools and the Olympic Canal. You can also visit the castle and the town centre following the tapas or gourmet passport route.
A family day out on Castelldefels beach
Start the day by renting a bike for a ride along the never-ending promenade hugging all 4.8 km of beach.
Stop at one of Castelldefels’s Sailing Schools and rental companies where families can pick from a range of water-sports such as kayaks, catamarans, surfing, paddle boarding, etc.In terms of eating out, Castelldefels has a wide range of cuisine on offer.
In the afternoon, drop into the Beach Library to enjoy activities for little ones that are programmed throughout the summer.
Next to the library, there is the summer KID’S CLUB where your children can enjoy fun activities such as water games, crafts, face-painting, etc. all free of charge.
Finish off the day at one of the Castelldefels Beach bars with an outdoor concert, dining right on the sea front.
A family day out in the centre of Castelldefels
Start the day enjoying the town centre and visiting the Castle, with a 1 hour guided tour.
Castelldefels castle, dating from the 10th century, was built on top of Iberian and Roman remains. For centuries it was used to control the territory, as a defensive fort against Arabic invasions and to fend off pirate attacks.
Afterwards, drop down to the town centre by walking through the Castle gardens as far as the Ramón Fernández Jurado Library, offering activities for both children and adults.You can have lunch in the centre of the village following the tapas or gourmet passport route.
In the afternoon, stroll through the gardens of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya on your way to the Castelldefels Olympic Canal.
The Olympic Canal was built in 1992 for the ’92 Olympic Games. It offers a wide range of recreational-sporting activities such as the inflatable water park for small children, open-air pool in the summer, archery fields, football and volleyball pitches, water sport activities: dinghies, kayaks, canoes, windsurfing, etc. It also has a racetrack, running and skating circuit, water-skiing slalom course and ski cable.
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Castelldefels (Catalan pronunciation: [kəsˌteʎdəˈfɛɫs]; Spanish: Casteldefels) is a municipality in the Baix Llobregat comarca, in the province of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, and part of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona. Its population is 63,255 (INE 2014).
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Mojokite is a kite surf school based in Castelldefels, the best and safest kitesurf beach of Barcelona. We offer kite surf clases, courses and rentals every windy day, for all levels! For reservation just send us a WhatsApp with your level and availability and we keep you informed on the forecast and action.
Escola Catalana De Surf
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SCHOOL APPROVED FOR SPANISH FEDERATION OF SURF (FES) The Catalan Surf School is a school that has 12 years teaching surfing in Barcelona, Montgat, Castelldefels and Sitges. Is approved by the Spanish Surfing Federation (FES). Our teachers are entitled to FES, ISA (International Surf Association) or INEF. We are also official Billabong School in Catalonia. ORGANIZING OUR CLASSES: This season we will continue to install installed in the Club de Mar Sitges (Paseo Maritimo s / n, 08870 Sitges), enjoying magnificent facility facilities (locker rooms, classroom, pool, showers) and the beach. As we worked in previous years, divide classes according to the level of every surfer: beginner, intermediate and advanced. The classes will last approximately two hours and will be held: a general warming, followed by theoretical and practical work according to the objectives set by the teacher level. We are located in a privileged area, because we have waves almost every day. Ideal for beginners, easy and quality. It is also well connected to public transport. Each week, between Thursday and Friday, we will send an email announcement to inform that the days of class, hours and location. With one click you can confirm your attendance. Only be counted as attendance days for students to come to class.
Barcelona’s seaside is the perfect setting to try kite surfing, as the winds are constant, yet not too strong. Currently, only one company provides kite surfing lessons in perfect English: the appropriately named Kitesurf Barcelona. With more than seven years’ experience, their courses cover everything one needs to know, from judging weather conditions to safety/recovery procedures.
For skilled kite surfers, Kitesurf Barcelona also has some of the most cutting-edge equipment available for hire.
Tel: (+34) 657 488 060
Although a relatively new activity, flyboarding has already become one of the most popular water sports in Barcelona. And rightly so, seeing as this amazing water sport combines the sensation of flying with the coolness of the fresh ocean water.
To learn the basics of fly boarding in Barcelona, contact FlyBoard Club Barcelona, who specialises in taking out small groups of learners to experience this one-of-a-kind sport, which most people grasp quite easily.
Address: Carrer de Villarroel, 1
Tel: (+34) 635 507 527
Most of Barcelona’s windsurfers head out of the city to Badalona, just 10km north. Apart from providing an un-crowded beach, this area also lets windsurfers store their gear at one of three windsurfing clubs (CN Bétulo, CN Badalona, and Benjiwind Badalona).
Locals agree that the prevailing thermal wind blows stronger here than at any of the other local beaches – the perfect setting for windsurfing. Depending on the wind force and direction, the conditions here allow windsurfers the ideal opportunity to free ride / bump and jump as they proceed further out to sea.
Although there are no windsurf hire centres in Badalona, gear can be hired from the CN Bétulo sailing school. For windsurfing lessons (as well as sailing, canoeing, swimming, surfing and SUP surfing), contact La Escola del Vent (the wind school).
Address: Passeig Marítim
Tel: (+34) 669 549 019
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