Barcelona is an incredible Spanish city that is not only filled to the brim with art and culture, but is also lucky enough to be right beside the Mediterranean Sea. Soak up the magnificent landmarks by architect and designer, Gaudi; from the unfinished masterpiece that is the Sagrada Familia cathedral, to the iconic La Pedrera and Casa Batllo buildings. Barcelona is also the city of Picasso and a visit to the amazing Picasso Museum is a must for all art fans. The Nou Camp Stadium, home to Barcelona FC, is a top destination for any fan of the beautiful game, whilst sports fans will also enjoy a visit to the Olympic Villa, the former home of the Barcelona Olympic Games of 1992. Other highlights are Montjuic Castle, which overlooks the city and, of course, the beaches. Shoppers should head to the designer stores in and around Placa Catalunya, whilst foodies will love La Boqueria, the famous seafood market located on Las Ramblas.
Spa & Wellness
Considered the best spa in the city, The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental has plenty to offer, including eight treatments rooms; a twelve-metre-long lap pool; Oriental steam room; relaxation area and separate men's and women's changing rooms. The hotel also boasts a stunning rooftop swimming pool and a fully equipped fitness centre.
For anyone wishing to marry in the beautiful city of Barcelona, the Mandarin Oriental is the perfect place to do so. The hotel boasts a superb wedding team and will assign a dedicated wedding planner to each couple to ensure every requirement is met. The kitchens are happy to cater for all kinds of group size and each couple who weds at the hotel receives a complimentary honeymoon night.
Special welcome packs are prepared for children and a selection of books, PlayStations, crayons and colouring books are available to borrow.
After a day embracing the enthralling yet chaotic chatter of Barcelona, escape to the Mandarin Oriental's rooftop terrace for a spot of solitude and fabulous panoramic views across the city's entire skyline. Take a dip in the lap pool or simply sit and relax, from dawn til dusk the picture-perfect setting is awe-inspiring.