Sitges Summer Update

The latest from Sitges, Summer 2022.

Sitges-Summer-2022

August and September hotel bookings are already above 2019 levels.

Beaches

  • August 2022 – Over the past year, Sitges council has been working on a new plan for the Beaches.  The new “beach plan” envisioned having new beach licences granted and new beach bars and beach beds installed by April.
  • Due to various delays (we won’t bore you with the political drama), concessions were not awarded until June.
  • As of Mid July, most of the beaches now have beach services and you can rent beach beds as before.
  • The gay beach has a new  stylish Chiringuito (Beach Bar), known as Sitges Republic
  • Other beach bars with new services include Beso Beach (by the ME Hotel), and Nomada Beach by the port.
  • Beach clubs outside of Sitges currently have the best Services including Soho House in Les Casetes del Garraf (well worth the 9 minute train journey)
  • For a treat somewhere off the tracks, take a taxi to Cala Morisca, (10 mins from Balmins), naturist beach with superb restaurant, unspoilt, spotlessly clean beach
  • UPDATE : Balmins beach will not have a beach bar/bed licence until Easter 2023, however the beach bar, La Caleta is open and quite close by.
Summer in Sitges 2022

The MIM Hotel has been our top performer this year with a “Fabulous” rating.

Hotels

  • Hotel Occupancy is at an all-time high for the Summer Season, and Sitges hotels with pools have been noticaly busier given the beach bed situation.
  • If you are looking to stay for bears week consider splitting your search up, as you may find availability over two different hotels.

New – Marriott Arrives in Sitges

  • Marriott has opened a new hotel in Sitges, The Sabatic, a luxury offering on the top of Av Sofia (10 minute walk to the beach).
  • 90 Rooms , All Rooms have balcony or terrace and their Pasatempo restaurant offers 24-hour breakfast for those that wake up late.
  • The Adults only pool is the real star attraction and offers sweeping views of Sitges.

Limited Availability

  • Hotel Antemare – Reopened in July, the hotel has one of the best pools in town (host to the official pride pool party) and reasonably close to the town centre, (10 min walk).
  • ME Hotel Sitges – Rated “Fabulous” with one of the best pools in town. Some think its a little far out, however you can catch the little train and a taxi costs about EUR 8. Rooms are stunning.
  • Dolce Sitges – The only 5 star hotel in town. After a 14 Million euro refurbishment in 2021, the hotels rooms have been completely refreshed and with 3 pools to choose from, you may never want to leave. It is also close to the “Magical Forest” and the first gay beach in Europe, “Playa del Muerto”.
  • Sunway  Playa Golf – Close to the ME Hotel, with two beautiful pools with spacious rooms and apartments and an excellent seafront restaurant.
  • Consider an apartment. Sitges has some excellent condos, apartments and villas available, perfect for groups.

Bears week is so busy for 2022, they have already released the 2023 dates.

Fiesta Mayor

  • August 23rd – Fiesta Mayor‘s fireworks will draw even more visitors to the town after two years of restrictions.

Sitges Bear Week

The Bear Village

  • The bear village moves from its previous venue at the bottom of Calle Bonaire, further up towards Picnic restaurant, in the same location as the Pride Village in June.
  • People are already booking their Bears Week September Edition 2023 hotels.
  • Hotel Antemare was closed for most of the Summer but has reopened to the public and has availability for the busier dates.

Sitges Pride 2023

Gay bars in Sitges Summer 2022

Bears week is so busy for 2022, they have already released the 2023 dates.

Weekly Events

Nightlife has significantly recovered, however the two main night clubs have yet to reopen. Even Bar 7, (Now 7 Lounge Bar) has reopened with a new look and new owners.

  • Saturday’s – Guest Drag Acts and Dancers at Soho Bar
  • Sunday’s – Sexy Gogo Show at XXL
  • Monday’s – Lady Diamond’ Singalong at Queenz Bar
  • Tuesday’s – Show with Lionel in Queenz
  • Wednesday’s  – Viva Las Vegas, in Las Vegas Bar, Sin Street with Lady Diamond.
  • Friday’s – Around the world with Lady Diamond at Parrots Pub and Terrace
  • Nightly – Queenz Dinner show (book well in advance)
  • Nightly – Happy Hour 10pm to midnight at Bears Bar
  • Weekends – ZAK Rendezvous – Live performances with Dinner Show, highly recommended.

Nightclubs and Dancing

  • Privilege has changed its name to Vertigo. The bar is pretty much the same apart from the name change. It gets busy from 1am with great music and a strong French contingent.
  • Organic night club and Bunker nightclub remain closed, although it is believed Organic will reopen before Bears Week, however nothing is clear. Bunker will reopen in 2023.
  • Late night options (post 3am) are Bukkake and The Sauna.
  • Bear Alley still remains the principal gathering spot with Man Bar, XXL, La Villa and El Horno the chosen gathering space along with Cox which also underwent a name change and a rethink.
  • Late night dancing revolves around Queenz bar primarily, Privilege and then Soho Bar.

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Recommended Hotels in Sitges

Most of the hotels in Sitges are in the centre of the Village. The best options are on the seafront offering beautiful views of the Mediterranean.

Dolce Sitges
5 Star Luxury

Hotel Dolce Sitges



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Located a 10 minute taxi drive from the centre of town, this is the only 5 star hotel in Sitges and one of the best!

Hotel ME, 4 Star
Deluxe & Luxury Option

Hotel ME Terramar Sitges



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The Hotel ME Terramar Sitges is one of the finest hotels in Sitges with its own beach club and large rooms.