Sitges’ coast is about 4 kilometers long and is divided into 17 beaches. Out of those beaches, five are gay or nudist (or both) beaches, leaving 12 other beaches. All of them present white sand and deep blue water that is characteristic of the Mediterranean are. In this article we will provide you with a few of the best family beaches in Sitges!
Sant Sebastian is the most popular beach in the town. Its 200-meter coast has calm waters and is very family orientated. At Sant Sebastian, tourists are able to enjoy an array of services to make the experience the most enjoyable. Besides that, the boardwalk provides bars and restaurants for those who want to enjoy the beach without the sand.
For those with small kids that are afraid of the big waves, Playa Anquines is the best spot. This man-made beach was built in the 1920’s for the use of guests staying at Hotel Terramar. For this reason, there are two breakwaters that make it hardly impossible for ocean swells to hit the sand. It is the most western beach of Sitges.
The 260 meters long beach is Playa de la Ribera. It is located right in the center of the city, and it offers lifeguard services, umbrellas sun beds for rental, and even sailboat lessons. The urban beach doesn’t have a boardwalk but gets really busy, especially during the high season. The golden sand beach offers calm waters and there is a touristic information stand available.
The largest beach in length, L’Estanyol, is 360 meters long. Even though the ocean is of calm waters, it has a lifeguard’s team on duty at all times. The urban beach gets quite crowded during summer, which can be good or bad depending on what one looks for.
Although all beaches in Sitges are suitable for families, the one that is most appealing is Playa de la Fragata. The Fragata Beach is home to a small yacht club that results in a great spot for strolling on the beach and practicing water sports. It is situated right next to the city’s most famous touristic spot, the church of Sant Bartomeu I Santa Tecla.
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