El Born also known as “La Ribera” (waterfront) is within easy walking distance of the city centre and has both the feel and rhythm of a vibrant village coupled with the slower-paced, tranquil air of a bygone era.
The charming cobbled streets and architectural design hint of its historical past dating back to the 13th century, the same time period the church Santa Maria del Mar was built. In stark contrast, it boasts of being host to more chic boutiques, renowned restaurants, tapas bars, stylish cafes, wine and jazz clubs than any other area of its size. The Parc de la Cuitadella is a great place to have a stroll, walk the dog or go jogging. The nearby sandy beach is within easy walking distance and the neighbourhood’s excellent location attracts both residents and visitors . The well established Spanish community welcomes its international neighbours, giving the Born its friendly feel and warm ambiance.
A very popular and trendy place to live for young professionals, expats, artists, musicans and students. A vibrant neighbourhood that is full of personality and makes any decision to live here, an easy choice.