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During my trip to Barcelona I decided to take an overnight trip to Sitges, a quaint beach town just 30 minutes south of the city. Sitges is a popular getaway spot for residents of Barcelona. Since it’s so easily accessible by train or car, it makes for a great add-on destination if you’re visiting Barcelona.

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24 Hours Exploring The Beach Town Of Sitges

While in Sitges I stayed at the beautiful Hotel MiM. This hotel is centrally located and just steps from the beach. My suite was stunning, with a huge bed, beautiful decor, a luxurious tub (goals!), and an ocean view. I had probably my best night’s sleep while staying at Hotel MiM. Maybe since I was at the beach all day or because the bed was so comfortable. I think it was a mixture of both.

Apart from the luxurious rooms, Hotel MiM also features a rooftop terrace with a pool to be used during the day, and a bar at night. The views from the terrace are impressive and it’s always full of beautiful people. There is also a spa that guests have complimentary access to for 1 hour a day with their stay. There you can enjoy a second pool, sauna, hot tub, etc. I also had breakfast included with my stay which I really enjoyed. The hotel’s restaurant offers a variety of traditional breakfast choices as well as some Spanish items.

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Things To Do In Sitges

Since I only had one night in Sitges I decided to make the most of it by exploring both the town and the beach. Sitges is a very small but charming town, so I thought one night was enough. Obviously, it would have been nice to stay longer and enjoy more of that wonderful beach, but I was able to do everything I wanted within this timeframe.

Sitges town is very lively and is full of tourists, locals, and a very LGBT-friendly community. I loved the overall vibe of this town and also its picturesque streets, quaint restaurants, and views of the cathedral. When I arrived in Sitges, I checked into Hotel MiM and then headed out to the beach for a few hours. After getting a deep tan, I headed back to Hotel MiM to get cleaned up. Later I went to explore the town and cathedral until sundown. That night I also wandered the streets for a bit checking out the nightlife and had dinner at a yummy Indian restaurant. Food choices are plenty here, btw!

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The next day I simply had breakfast at Hotel MiM and then headed back to the beach for a few hours before catching my train back to Barcelona. It was a perfectly relaxing morning 🙂

If you’re traveling to Barcelona I definitely recommend you making a stop in Sitges for a night and checking out Hotel MiM. Neither will disappoint!

Have you ever been to Sitges? What did you think of the beach town? Let me know in the comments below!

xx, Karen

About the Author

Karen Delgado

Karen was born in Lima, Peru, but grew up in Palm Springs, California. She started her travel journey in 2016 with an around-the-world trip that took her through Europe, SE Asia, and Australia. Since then she has created a lifestyle of travel, and splits her time between NYC (her current home base), LA, Barcelona, and Lima. She loves all things wellness, travel, and entrepreneurial, and is always working on new projects while exploring the world.

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