Vila Olímpica is a neighbourhood that forms part of the Sant Martí district in Barcelona. It´s two towers, the Mapfre tower and the Hotel Arts, puncture the city´s skyline and mark the area that was developed to house the athletes competing in the 1992 Olympics.
On the weekends, visitors and residents from all over Barcelona come to walk along the beautiful promenade or soak up the sun on the beaches of Vila Olímpica. There is also some brilliant artistry in the area including Frank Gehry´s Golden Fish, erected to commemorate the long-standing fishing industry in Barcelona.
The Olympic Village is packed full of restaurants boasting some of the freshest seafood on the Mediterranean coast. The neighbourhood also boasts some of the best nightlife in Barcelona, with many popular bars and nightclubs lining the beachfront. An apartment in Vila Olímpica is ideal for those looking to make the most of Barcelona´s beaches, while remaining just minutes from some of the city´s top attractions by bus or metro.