Leisure in Sitges
The leisure and cultural offer of Sitges is very extensive and includes activities and entertainments for all tastes and at all times of the year. The extensive calendar of parties and events that are held in the village is only a sample of what you will find the visitor who wants to enjoy their holiday.
In summer the activities related to the sea are the star in the offer of this locality of the Costa Dorada. Sitges has one of the best promenades on the Spanish coast, along which a multitude of beaches of great quality allow the bather to enjoy the Mediterranean. Small sailing or motor boats can be hired, canoeing or pedal-boarding, windsurfing, water skiing, flying in front of the Sitges seafront hanging from a parachute or just swimming in the warm waters of the sea. There are in turn 3 marinas (Port Ginesta, Garraf and Port d'Aiguadolç) from which to leave in bigger boats.
For those who prefer ecological tourism, the framework of the Garraf Natural Park allows - with more than 10.000 hectares - to be lost in any season between leafy forests or rocky and desert, or to contemplate from a higher perspective this fraction of the Catalan coast. It is possible to do trekking, caving, climbing, or simply walking, mountain biking or riding, always with respect and care of nature.
As far as infrastructures for the leisure is concerned, Sitges is perfectly equipped like cosmopolitan locality that is. It has cinemas, theater, sports pavilions, football fields, tennis courts, swimming pools (both indoor and outdoor), cybercafes and Internet connection centers, golf course (next to Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa), etc. In addition, the Universal Port Aventura amusement park is about 70 kilometers from the resort, making it possible to spend a pleasant day with your family enjoying their attractions.
As far as gastronomy is concerned, there are innumerable restaurants in which to enjoy in Sitges the good table, with special mention to the Restaurant Acqua, probably the one that enjoys of better situation and where it is more pleasant to enjoy the typical gastronomy sitgetana and Of Mediterranean cuisine in general with sea views. It organizes in the months of July and August the dinner-show Las Noches del Punta Golf, an event of great success in the summer nights.
As for nightlife, Sitges is simply unsurpassed. The famous "Calle del Pecado" is the nerve center (although not the only one) of the long nights of partying and fun of the summer months, with many bars, pubs and nightclubs that make the night of Sitges enviable.
Sitges (la Blanca Subur) was not so long ago a small fishing village, before becoming a preferred tourist destination for thousands of Spaniards and Europeans. In this sense, there are many who - attracted by the richness of the sea - try their luck with the cane and the hook from some of the beautiful rocks that divides the beaches in front of the Paseo Marítimo, or from some rocky promontory near the urban nucleus . It is also possible to practice sport fishing from one of the ports mentioned above.
The cultural offer of Sitges is also in itself extensive, with museums of great quality and renown, with temporary exhibitions, with theater performances, galleries, music festivals, etc. In Sitges lived one of the great figures of Catalan modernism: the artist and writer Santiago Rusiñol. Thanks to the ease of communication with Barcelona, it is also advisable to enjoy the many museums and cultural attractions that the Catalan capital offers its visitors.