Choosing the right location for your hen, stag, bachelor party or bachelorette party can be an extremely important and personal decision.
Not only you want to pick somewhere that caters for all of your friend’s and family’s tastes and desires, but you also want to be able to look back and reflect on special and unforgettable memories that you and your loved ones made before the big day.
Whether you are seeking a city with energy and charisma whilst still being able to relax and explore, and possibly even dabble in a new skill or activity, then look no further: a destination that offers amazing hen party things to do in Barcelona!
If you’re not convinced enough, let us try with all the ideas we have collected in Gotland Charter. Ready?
As the second largest city in Spain, Barcelona is highly accessible and the central hub for shopping, architecture, exquisite beaches, dining and nightlife.
The ever-flowing buzz of the second largest city means that you are amid a place of adventure and fulfillment.
Additionally, with a broad range of museums and galleries that are open to the public, many offer free admission during certain times; plus, with the city’s reasonably-priced hop-on-hop-off bus tour, you can peruse all of the sights, culture, local eateries, bars and much more – all from the open-air bus top and whilst catching a stunning tan in the Spanish sunshine: perfect for hen party activities.
Best Hen Parties – Are you Ready?
If you fancy some cultural and intriguing Barcelona hen party activities and you don’t want to leave the city without appreciating the local ambience, Las Ramblas is a perfect place to start your visit and allow the sights and sounds to appeal to all of your senses: the mile long promenade offers everything from quirky buildings and street displays with human statues, to fast-food restaurants and boutique cafes.
With the open street market, La Boqueria, you and your hens can also indulge in local delicacies whilst making your way down to relax on Platja de La Barceloneta – which is a popular and safe beach for both swimming or relaxing on the sands with a cocktail in-hand.
If you are ready to kick-off your heels, loosen your tie and dance into the early hours of the morning then you will be in the prime location for the most enviable and vibrant nightclubs.
Barcelona is currently at the peak of the clubbing scene with venues that offer such a diverse range of dance, techno and experimental music. Pacha Barcelona is regularly name-dropped as a world-famous nightclub along with Shoko: glam at the beach which is ideal for a bachelor or bachelorette parties.
For more expressive Barcelona hen party ideas, there is the traditional approach to dancing, and an abundance of Flamenco classes on offer. The classes generally range from around ten to fifteen euros and during the experience you have the opportunity to dress-up and release your sexuality whilst learning some basic steps and choreography.
To make the experience even more enjoyable, many sessions will also provide a glass of cava and tapa to indulge in.
Private Boat Party
Do you have a need for speed or would you like the chance to feel like a star on a decadent VIP experience? A hen party boat trip in Barcelona would should not go amiss; you can sail across the Balearic Sea and beneath opulent blue skies with a glass of champagne in-hand on a hen party catamaran in Barcelona.
Alternatively, you can either have your own celebration and party on-board a boat of your choice.
In Gotland Charter, we have offered a boat rental service for over a decade and our plethora of boats from a catamaran Barcelona hen party, luxury sailing boats to modern yachts mean that you can choose the boat that is perfect for the size of your party and the type of experience that you would like to create.
If there is too much choice but you know that you are ready to dangle your feet off the deck with the wind in your hair and music to your ears, then the service provide plenty of advice about the boats and what would suit your occasion with a personalised package.
Did you know that a boat is also a great venue to celebrate your wedding in Barcelona…Here you have some of the best boat wedding ideas.
After immersing yourself in everything that the city of Barcelona has to offer, why not take a step-back and partake in experiencing your hen party from a different perspective as the day draws to a close.
A sunset cruise can be a reflective and relaxing experience where you can get such a sense of freedom being surrounded by a multitude of stunning reds and oranges in the sky whilst being with those closest to you on a hen party boat in Barcelona.
The sunset cruise that we offer ensures that your glass is always flowing, be that with a soft drink, cava or a beer, and whilst sipping a beverage of your choice, you can use your camera and snap away at once-in-a-lifetimes views.
Hire a Yacht and Enjoy Your Own Tour
To sustain the chilled and adventurous vibe of your hen party, why not take your friends out on your very own private motor yacht with a Barcelona Sea Skyline Tour. After being picked-up from Port Olimpic, the package that is offered is all inclusive so drinks and snacks are catered for as you glide across the ocean and look-back upon the beautiful Barcelona from top deck.
The ‘Friends Parties’ package would suit most bachelorette parties as the drivers can prepare to entertain and look after each and every one of your needs.
Other Things to do in Barcelona to Celebrate Your Stag Party
Across the city, there are events, bars and attractions designed to deliver a perfect way for you to celebrate your stag party in Barcelona.
For those of you that are football fans, why not take a visit to ‘Camp Nou‘, Barcelona’s home stadium, and make your friends back at home envious as you watch a real, live match.
As the stadium is located so close to the beach, after the match, you can head over to the coastal front and grab a beer or sip a sangria at a local bar to chat about the result before heading out for a night on the town.
Perhaps, if you fancy making your way around the city in an eye-catching manner for your stag party, then you can take a ride on Barcelona’s very own beer bike. You can drink refreshing beer and peddle away as your personal driver directs the vehicle. Some of the vehicles even allow you to play music so that you can really get the party started whilst cycling through Barcelona’s city-life.
Paella cooking Class
Cooking is not only renowned for being a meditative activity, but a delicious, prepared meal is something that can truly bring everyone together.
From the offset, a Paella Cooking Class is a very immersive, traditional experience: not only do you get directed by your personal chef to the local market where everything is a feast for the eyes and the soul, you can then cherry-pick your ingredients to later make a fresh paella.
The classes run throughout the day and after preparing a delicious and colourful paella and learning an authentic Spanish recipe you can then sit-down and enjoy your efforts whilst drinking sangria.
To unravel the history and mysteries of city, a treasure hunt it the perfect way to divulge in hidden tales and secrets of Barcelona.
After your team has been organised by a professional guide you can then utilise an online platform and venture around the city seeking-out clues, answering questions, taking pictures and discovering the unexpected.
There are tours based on the medieval history of the city or for a more intimate insight, the ‘Born in el Born‘ could be more down-your-street. Ideally, the treasure hunt could really appeal to those with a competitive streak so they can be glowing with pride when they discover the real gems for your exciting hen party in Barcelona.
Tapas Tour in the City
One of the most appreciated and discussed aspects of Spain is its food.
Can you really enjoy a visit without treating you and your hens or stags to a Tapas Tour in the city of Barcelona? There is the opportunity to catch famous landmarks, the Gothic Quarter and venture down quaint streets whilst learning about the roots of Spanish wines from Rioja and Priorat.
Both local and professional guides possess in-depth knowledge about the cuisine and culture so to experience hospitality book an invigorating tour that will allow you to taste signature Spanish foods such as tortilla, Catalan Tomato Bread or Patas Bravas.
Many tours also offer extra offers such as discounts or a free beer so it is definitely worth furthering your research before embarking upon your tapas tour.
Now that you are aware about all the best hen party ideas in Barcelona, are you convinced enough to come? Stay in touch with us in Gotland Charter and we will plan everything for you!
And, if you need ideas for your wedding check some of the best wedding venues in Barcelona. Your special day will be perfect!