The Pink Peony The Pink Peony is a NYC-style beauty salon that combines the standards of Asian hospitality with American customer service and European elegance. The salon provides customers with high quality service and an exceptional beauty experience. It has three locations in Barcelona, each one very central to make them easy to reach and to allow customers the chance to rest after a long day at work. It welcomes women and men. How about treating yourself to a soothing massage or completing your look with a manicure and pedicure? The services: – Manicure – Pedicure – Waxing – Threading – Holistic Facial – Beauty Parties The three salons: Passeig de Gràcia, 100 (+34) 934 878 464 / [email protected] Carrer del Perill, 21-23 (+34) 934 765 284 / [email protected] Carrer de Mandri, 62 (+34) 933 158 804 / [email protected]
Trip Planner Now that you have found your accommodation with us, we want to make your trip even more exceptional by taking things one-step further. You can organize the rest of your adventure such as booking activities, walks, sight seeing, restaurant and club outings through us at the best prices possible with our new Trip Planner! What is the Trip Planner? It is a personal portal where you will be able to create your tailor made, personalized experience of Barcelona. You will have a list of various activities, walks, tickets to major sights like the Sagrada Famila, to restaurants and the most happening clubs. Once you have booked the walk or activity of your choice the planner will generate your very own agenda that will become your most handy tool through out your vacation. You will be able to have online and offline access or even have it in a printed version to have all the important information like times, addresses and phone numbers. Why using the Trip Planner? Through this you will have access to all activities and see them on one simple page. You will not have to spend hours on the Internet to find the best prices or search for things to do, because […]
The Vital Touch The Vital Touch comes to your offices with their ergonomic armchairs. They give you a revitalising and effective massage which is applied to the clothes so that you can relax in full comfort. Within 20 minutes you feel more energised and you’ve got rid of all the tension. Everything is assembled on site, the only thing you need to do is to attend the appointment. Not only to do offer massages at your office but also at events. The Vital Touch offers massages to help relax, energise, rebalance and improve people’s health and lifestyle. They use aromatic oils and traditional Japanese techniques. The therapists speak English, Swedish, Spanish, Catalan and Polish. Corporate Chair Massage There are a lot of benefits of getting a on site chair massage. It increases vitality, raises spirits, improves performances, relaxes and reduces stress. These are all key factors of overworked employees. So booking them a corporate chair massage would help a lot. It also detoxes the body and strengthen the immune system, so your employees won’t get sick that often anymore. Booking a corporate chair massage adds value to your events and shows your employees that you care. DIESEL is one of the company’s […]
Luisa Lago is a well known esthetician and beauty salon in Barcelona. They provide customers with the best quality gel nails, manicures, pedicures, waxing and hair removal. The salon is the best option in Barcelona for those who want top-notch beauty results at affordable prices. Their highly qualified staff work with the latest technologies and best products to offer you the best service possible. Their expert team of aestheticians speak English as well as Spanish. If you want a more personal beauty service have a look at our blog which has a post on home services. Contact information for the company can be found below.
Clean and Home is a company that offers professional household services to simplify their customer’s life. Their services include cleaning, pressing, laundry, upholstery, catering and even gardening. If you need a bit more time for yourself or are overloaded with jobs, don´t hesitate to leave it in the qualified hands of Clean and Home´s professional staff. Clean and Home guarantee a high quality service that is adapted to your needs and schedule. The company is known to be reliable and trustworthy. They also offer baby-sitting and child care, as well as assistance for seniors. Contact information can be found below.
El Corte Inglés – popular shopping center With a total of eleven floors, El Corte Inglés is the largest and the most popular shopping center in Barcelona. Once inside, you will find an enormous variety of different clothing brands, cosmetic products, sportswear, toys and so on. Furthermore, there is even a supermarket and a gourmet shop on the basement floor! They also offer customers the option of shopping online and collecting their items in the store to avoid the crowds. There are a total of six locations in Barcelona: Passeig d’Andreu Nin, 51 Avenida Diagonal, 617 Avinguda Diagonal, 471 Plaça Catalunya, 23, Plaça de Catalunya, 14 Avinguda Portal de l’Àngel, 19 If you want more suggestions on other shopping centres in Barcelona, have a look at our guide.
Linguaschools Linguaschools is a Spanish language school housed in a historical building together with a gorgeous late 19th-century garden. It is located just a 5-minute walk from Plaza Catalunya so it’s right in the heart of Barcelona. Relax in the shade of a palm tree in their green garden while having a coffee, meeting students from all over the world, catching up with friends or family back home and experiencing a taste of life in Barcelona. The Spanish language school is popular with students because of the passionate native Spanish teachers and the friendly atmosphere of the spacious and bright classrooms. They offer courses from beginner to advanced levels and everything in between. So improve your Spanish and make the best of your stay in Barcelona! The classes last around 55 minutes. The minimum age is 16 years old while there is a maximum of 10 students in each group. The courses start every Monday of the year. Courses and Prices : – Intensive Spanish 10 lessons/week: 135€ per week – Intensive Spanish 20 lessons/week: 180€ per week – […]
Rituels d’Orient Rituels d’Orient is a spa and hammam located in the Les Corts neighborhood of Barcelona. They provide body and facial care, always with the use of natural products. This is a space dedicated to the well-being and beauty secrets of the traditional hammams of Morocco and Turkey. The heat and humidity will relax your muscles and open your pores, preparing your body for the cleaning, exfoliation (with black soap made from essential black olive oils) and relaxing massage that follows. The experience is incredibly soothing, and you are guaranteed to feel the every day stress of life melting away with each passing minute. At Rituels d’Orient you will find two rooms with different temperatures, a swimming pool, two rooms for massages and a room for enjoying a cup of stress-releasing tea. You can decide for yourself the rhythm and how long you would like to stay in each room. If you would prefer visiting the spa just for a massage, you are welcome to do so.
Can Culleretes Can Culleretes is a traditional Catalan restaurant where little has changed since its original opening in 1786. It is a real trip back in time to Barcelona’s past! The restaurant is a hidden-germ on a narrow street in the Gothic Quarter, which you need to be attentive to find but once you do, it will be a treat. The dishes are authentic and some typical Catalan classics are escudella (a traditional soup), botifarra amb seques (pork sausage and beans), civet de pork senglar (stewed wild boar) or canelons d´espinacs amb brandada de bacalla (a spinach and cod cannelloni). They also offer grilled seafood, fried fish or steamed mussels and wines from all over Spain. Enjoy a meal in one of the oldest Catalan restaurant of the city! Area : Gotico Average Price : € 25 Cuisine : Catalan Dishes : escudella, sausage with beans, civet of wild boar, spinach cannelloni with codfish brandade, rovellons cake, pica-pica seafood, rack of lamb If you want more suggestions of restaurants in Barcelona have a look at our blog.
Napa Napa is a restaurant that specializes in Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine with a distinct Californian influence. It has the location in the heart of the Eixample district of Barcelona. They use only fresh market produce and serve fantastic food in a trendy environment. The restaurant offers a range of warm and cold tapas dishes with classic and innovative options. Classic dishes include olives, anchovies, patatas bravas, Iberian ham, calamari and a cheese platter, while more inventive cold tapas dishes include foie gras bonbons with dried apricots and nuts and a high quality salmon and cod carpaccio with citrus fruits and olive oil caviar. The warm tapas include a spin on traditional croquettes with cuttlefish and eggplant and gorgonzola options. Specialties are the duck magret with diced cooked apple and a teriyaki and tonkatsu sauce. Napa specializes in tacos with four different options of tuna, pork, chicken and vegetables. Dessert options include tiramisu, chocolate fondant and the famous Napa banana split with papantla vanilla, maresme strawberry, 72% Antonio Chavez chocolate ice cream over a banana foam. In addition, the daily three course menu for €12.50 is available from Monday to Friday with a combination of a la carte dishes and specials. You should also try one of their signature gin and tonics or bourbon cocktails. They also […]
Swing Maniacs Swing Maniacs is a dance school in Barcelona. It offers courses for different types of dance, with swing music. It is very popular and has lots of students from children to adults and the elderly. It is open to anyone who is interested in learning dances such as lindy hop, charleston, claque, balboa, blues, hip-hop, funky, contemporary, ballet, and lots of others. They also organise events which are available for anyone to dance and days to try the dance classes to see if you enjoy it. The company does choreography and shows with 20, 30 and 40 year olds in different dances for swing, lindy hop, charleston, claque, balboa and blues to allow you to try something new and different from the events that they organise. There are lots of different courses to choose: Partner courses Individual courses Low cost courses Regular courses Intensive courses The room is also available to rent for events. If you are interested in this, contact the company directly. Photo credits: westsidesound.org
Diagonal Mar shopping centre. Diagonal Mar is a shopping centre located near the beach in the Poblenou neighbourhood of Barcelona. There is no need to go all over Barcelona, since everything that could be needed can be found in one place at the large selection of shops it has. The centre has lots of different stores such as Calzedonia, Bershka, Superdry and others. It has restaurants and bars where you can sit and take a break from shopping. There are also areas where children can play, and there is someone will take care your child whilst you are shopping. The centre is easy to access by public transport or they have a taxi service. Shopping has never been so easy! If you want more suggestions on other shopping centres in Barcelona have a look at our guide. Photo Credit: hines.com
Espai Joliu Espai Joliu is a concept store for lovers of plants, illustrations, food magazines, great coffee and homemade cakes. Located near Poblenou, the cafe is slightly removed from the busy city centre. It is the perfect place if you need a rest somewhere quiet with good taste, to enjoy a delicious coffee while admiring the illustrations and small designer objects. The bar attracts both tourists and locals for drinks because of its individuality. The cafe also organises afterwork events on Fridays to have a drink and meet people after a week of work. It is easily accessible by the metro (line L4, Llacuna stop).
Marmalade is a sophisticated restaurant and bar located in the trendy area of El Raval. It is the older sister to popular brunch restaurant ‘Milk’.
El Triangle at Plaça Catalunya Anyone who likes to shop will know that Barcelona has lots of shopping centres and one of them is El Triangle Centre Comercial. Located in the centre of Barcelona by Plaça Catalunya, they sell high quality items which fulfil the needs of their customers, as well as a providing services. There are many shops to choose from and the best part is that they are all in the same place! The shopping mall has everything you could need from fashion to culture, so you will certainly find what you are looking for. And if you need a break there are lots of restaurants to choose from. There are also shops for accessories, cosmetics and technology. You can find such popular shops as BIRKENSTOCK, URBAN OUTFITTERS, Camper, Massimo Dutti, HAVAIANAS, Foot Locker, Sephora. After exciting shopping at El Triangle you can have a cup of cappuccino at Starbucks or have lunch at Café Zurich or Pure Cuisine. Also, there is FREE WIFI which you can enjoy at the shopping mall. How to get there: Metro Urquinaona L1 L4, Passeig de Gracia L2 L3 If you want more suggestions on other shopping centres in Barcelona have a look at our guide.