|Gay Friendly Travel Guide to Sitges Spain
|Sitges is unique! A perfect gay Spanish paradise, and in all the world there is no other place quite like it. Fantastico!
But don't come here for a sizzling clubs scene. Sitges is about beaches, bars,restaurants, incredible cruising, and relaxation.
Sitges has always been popular - but due mainly to the wealth of its residents, it never succumbed to the high-rise tourist boom.
There are no ugly tower-blocks here - just quaint, narrow streets and lovely traditional Spanish buildings.
Just 30 minutes by train from Barcelona, Sitges is an absolute must visit.
The weather is wonderful, with over 300 days of sunshine a year, and the local beaches are beautiful.
There are two gay beaches here.
Playa de la Bassa Rodona is close to the town centre and is "swimsuits optional".
Playa Del Muerto is a gay nudist beach with a major cruising area behind it.
Reputedly the oldest gay nudist beach in the world, established in 1930.
Its a pebble beach, so footwear is essential if you want to go into the sea.
Sun loungers for rent and a café selling drinks and snacks.
Cruising in Sitges is pretty awesome. The whole town is something of a cruise - but for the absolute best cruising...
The wooded area at the back of Playa Del Muerto has to be experienced to be believed!
This is a daytime cruising ground - a haven of secluded woods, sandy coves and anything goes.
At night, the main cruising area is Estanyol Beach - a 10 minute walk from the town centre.
Things start getting busy around 1am and keep going until daylight.
Sitges Gay Bars
This town has a fantastic choice of bars (gay, straight and mixed). The best of the gay gars are listed below.
El Piano is a place where everyone feels at home. Young, old, gay, lesbian, straight. A great place to start your night.
Bears' Bar is great for bears, chubbies, mature men and their admirers. It also has a popular dark room.
Bar 7 Lively, friendly, popular starting place.
Parrots Pub is a fantastic place, day or night. Lively atmosphere, great food, nice terrace. Great views of the boys on the beach.
Man Bar is a very masculine Amsterdam style leather bar with porn on TV and a large dark room maze.
XXL has dance music on the ground floor, while those looking for more carnal pleasures can explore the dark labyrinth upstairs.
Sitges Gay Hotels
Almost every hotel and guest house in Sitges is totally gay-welcoming.
Parrots Hotel, The Liberty Hotel and Los Globos Hotel are the most popular Gay run and operated Hotels.