Villa Olimpica is a new area of Barcelona, built on the site of the docks and other industrial facilities in the run-up to the Summer Olympics 1992 of the year. Hence the name of the district, which translates as "Olympic Village".
Currently, this area is in great demand, as it is located directly at the sea, near the metro station Villa Olimpica. Very near Ciutadella Park, zoo, casino, the cinema mall, a new marina with berths for yachts, hospital, as well as a variety of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. In addition, this property is a modern and spacious area, building with good planning and a height of not more than five floors.
Quay in the area is very picturesque, planted tall palms, an ideal place for walks and sport. Near the beach promenade, there are two tall towers, a modern symbol of Barcelona, Torre Mapfre office building and luxury hotel Arts, and between them a glittering gold statue of a giant fish. Opposite is the spacious and well-equipped sandy beaches of Icaria and Bogatell, where summers are not so many people, how to Barselonete.
from here you can walk to the city center 20 minutes or take the metro 10.
The area is fairly quiet Villa Olimpica, around a lot of green squares. Just on the beach at night it is noisy, because there are major tourist nightclubs, such as Opium, Shoko, Catwalk and other. Young people are having fun until dawn.