Tennis Club Holidays in Barcelona – Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and is the country’s second largest city, with a population of 1.6 million. Barcelona is the 10th-most-visited city in the world and the third most visited in Europe after London and Paris, with 8 million tourists every year since 2012. With popular trademarks such as Las Ramblas and Sagrada Familia the city of Barcelona is ranked as the most popular city to visit in Spain.
Whether it is Sport, culture or architecture that you are after Barcelona will fail to disappoint. Barcelona has a long sporting tradition and played host to the the highly successful summer Olympics in 1992 as well as hosting several matches at its two main football stadiums during the 1982 Fifa World Cup.
In addition to this Barcelona also features each year on the ATP World Tennis Tour Calendar when they play host to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, which will be celebrating its 63rd year in 2015. This ATP World Tour 500 clay-court tournament is one of the most important events in Spanish tennis with Spaniards having won 11 straight tournaments with Rafael Nadal lifting the trophy eight times in nine years, until Kei Nishikori ended the streak in 2014.
Tennis Club Holidays in Barcelona
The Barcelona region of Spain is renowned internationally for producing some of Europe’s and the world’s best tennis players and many of the countries top tennis players train here regularly. The quality of Spanish tennis is evident in the fact that at the start of 2015 they are represented by no fewer than 5 players in the Top 20 of the Men’s ATP Rankings.
Club de Tennis Andrés Gimeno is a superb facility hosting 21 outdoor courts and is situated adjacent to the Hotel Olimpic where your group will be staying. Click here for more information
Approximately €25 per hour booking
Hotel Canal Olimpic - Barcelona
Hotel Olimpic is a modern 3*** Hotel situated in Castelldefels, Barcelona. The location alone of this hotel makes it one of the most popular destinations with Tennis Clubs looking for a city break away. The main Barcelona Airport (El Prat) is just 8km, the main city centre is 10km and the beach is a mere 900 meters.
The Hotel Canal Olimpic comprises of 46 comfortable guest rooms and 3 suites. All of the rooms come with air conditioning, digital television, free internet access, hair dryer and a terrace with a view overlooking the surrounding area. The hotel has an onsite outdoor swimming pool and is adjacent to the Andres Gimeno Tennis Club which provides you with access to 24 outdoor courts.
Health and Fitness
Time for some rest and recuperation? Look no further.
The Club De Tennis Andreas Gimeno, which is situated adjacent to the hotel provides you with perfect opportunity to chill out and relax. On site there is a gymnasium with the latest equipment and classes, an outdoor pool and solarium, Finnish sauna and a terrace where you can sit back enjoy a bite to eat and a drink whilst watching the world go by. (Supplements may apply)
Dining in Barcelona
From paella to pizza, taverna to tapas this city has it all. When it comes to eating out you will certainly not be lacking in choice. The main Las Ramblas part of town caters for every requirement, with little cafes, snack bars and gourmet restaurants aplenty, you will certainly sample some of the city’s best cooked dishes whilst here.
If it is something a little more traditional you are looking for then why not head off of the main square and down one of the many winding lanes where you will come across numerous little family run restaurants providing authentic Spanish cuisine.
Activities in Barcelona
Away from the Tennis court visiting the city of Barcelona itself is a must, with everything from markets, souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes, and architecture galore this really is a city like nowhere else.
During your stay in the city some of our favourite places to visit include:-
- Mercat de Sant Josep / La Boqueria (Main Market off Las Ramblas)
- Camp Nou (Home of Barcelona FC)
- Barcelona Zoo
- Magic Fountain of Montjuic
- Port Aventura
Getting to Barcelona
When travelling to Barcelona we recommend flying from your chosen departure airport direct into the main airport of Barcelona (El Prat) Upon arrival we will then transfer you to your hotel in Barcelona
It is also possible to fly into Girona, or Reus Airports. However, due to the additional distance from Barcelona there would be a small supplement fee payable to cover the coach transfer costs. More information click here
Barcelona, prices from:-
Price Per Person (Coach Package)
Price Per Person (Flight Package)
|February / March / November||£269||£245|
|April / October||£269||£245|
|May / June / September||£269||£245|
|Single Room (per person, per night)||£20|
|Bank Holidays (per person, per night)||Available on Request|
PLEASE NOTE: Prices are per person based on Twin / Double / triple share rooms with Breakfast included. Supplements will apply for single rooms – price on application. For details relating to free places, supplements abd full details of our booking conditions, please contact one of our tennis ambassadors on 01708 336 996