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Best surf shops in Barcelona

Written by Paula

If there is one thing you feel like doing while in Barcelona is spending time at the beach. The city is blessed with a sunny weather almost all year long and a wonderful coast full of beaches to choose from. If you want to go to the beach for more than a tan, though, you will need the appropriate gear to do it. Check out ShBarcelona‘s selection of the best surf shops in Barcelona.

La General Surfera

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Despite the name, La General Surfera sells gear not only for surf, but also for skating, snowboarding, and skiing. In the surf department, you will find surfboards, wax, t-shirts, bathing suits, neoprene suits, preparation kits and much more. They work with brands like Billabong, Bubble Gum, Chilli, Ocean Earth, and Sex Wax.  

Location: Carrer de Balmes, 313, and Carrer Diagonal, 503

Related article: Water sports in Barcelona

Tactic Surf

Located in hip and happening street of Enric Granados, Tactic Surf has been on the market since 1988. They specialize in surf, skate, and snowboard, which means you will find all that you ned for riding a board, be it on water or somewhere solid. At Tactic Surf you will find different kinds of boards, such a short boards, fish boards, and paddle surfboards. You will also find skimboards and bodyboards and a variety of accessories. If you visit their website to shop, be sure to browse their outlet section to find the best bargains for your surfing needs.

Location: Carrer d’Enric Granados, 11

Boardriders Barceloneta

Located only a couple of steps from the beach, Boardriders Barceloneta is a concept store by Quicksilver. There, you will find all of the newest products by the brands owned by the group, which are Quicksilver, Roxy, and DC. If you have just arrived in Barcelona and are just dying to hit the waves, there’s no better place to go than Boardriders Barcelona, where you’ll be able to grab a new board and jump into the sea in less than 10 minutes.

Location: Carrer del Mar, 4

Related article: Kitesurfing lessons and rental in Barcelona


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Another great place to go in Barceloneta for surf gear is BOXBARCELONA They have been in business since 1999, selling a variety of articles for surf, paddle surf, and skating. Visit their unique store to buy some of their colorful products or stop to rent some surfing gear.

Location: Carrer de Pontevedra, 51

Now you know where you have to go to get ready for surf season which, in Barcelona, is all year long!

About the author


Paula is an experienced content writer, translator and editor.


  • Paula,
    I’m traveling to Barcelona in November, and would like to buy a used surfboard. Are there shops that sell used? Is there a community website for purchasing secondhand goods in Spain?


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