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Topic: anyone in barcelona area?
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Topic: anyone in barcelona area?
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anyone in barcelona area?

Hi guys,
I'll be living in Barcelona until April, and was wondering if there's anyone from that area who could give me some general tips about surfing.
I've seen surfers in Barceloneta, and read about Masnou on this site. Are there other spots near?
I'm pretty much a beginner, took a course for 2 weeks in summer, so I don't care about pro stuff ^_^
Which kind of board would be best (gonna rent one)? Is a short suit sufficient in Feb/Mar/Apr? Etc, etc... ;)



RE: anyone in barcelona area?

Hi there, not too much going on around here,  Go south To stges  about 20 minutes drive.
Much woth it go to  SW fronce ( around 5hours).   Drp me an email when you get here   and i can get you a board and go searching. But I used to live in Scal for several years and here is even worse that  the east coast.



RE: anyone in barcelona area?

Actually, I'm going down to BCN late march and looking for a surf buddy too, email me back, I'm going for ten days, till early april with a friend. let me know. good luck, and keep me posted if you find anything. _WF


w a

RE: anyone in barcelona area?

hi barcelona surfers,

if youre looking for chilled out affordable accommodation in the centre of the city, try the Welcome Inn hostel, from 35 euro pn for a double room, with tv, terrace and modern kitchen in the centre of town, 10 minutes from the beach! or get your own apartment: Welcome Apartments offer you your own apartment(sleeps up to 8 people) from as little as 60 euro per night.

call steve +34 620 682 682 or send an email to welcome2barcelona@gmail.com



RE: anyone in barcelona area?

Hi there Steve. I will be in Barcelona around September studying.  I am looking for a long term, at least 6 month apartment for rent.  I won't have a need for one until mid October but I am planning on living with other people…around 3-4 of us total.  Do you have anything that might suit my situation? Any 3 bed affordable apartments that might be close to the water?  Also…any places you recommend to surf out there?   Thanks a lot! Lea


Edd Garcia

RE: anyone in barcelona area? pals playa

hey dudes there is a beach at north of Barcelona in Girona.
Pals beach or Playa de pals. up to 2 meter waves in summer and 2 and a half in winter. its the perfect spot in Catalunya.and its also not too crouded.



RE: anyone in barcelona area?

has anyone ever been to a good surf spot near blanes called ST CRISTINA?¿?¿



Surfing in Barceloneta

Hi everyone.... I will be in La Barceloneta May10th to June10th 2007 could anyone tell me if it is worth bringing my surfboard over?? And, is there any places near by, if not Barcelona, where the waves are surfable?

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RE: anyone in barcelona area?

Hey stef, I've been living in barcelona for a couple of months now and i am actually surprised about the surf out here. Its pretty alright. Nothing big but occasionally you have some nice waves around barceloneta. I havnt found a place to rent boards, and buying them is pretty expensive cause the market for surfing is pretty small out here. It could be worth bringing your board down. But dont expect too many waves.

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