Deep Sea Fishing

It's not the size of your rod...

Do battle with the marine life of the Mediterranean in this Barcelona deep sea fishing experience, that pits you in a fair fight with some of the fastest fins in the West. You’ll charter a skippered boat for the day from a nearby marina, and sail out into deep waters several nautical miles from the coast, before weighing anchor and casting your hook out to sea. With some expert guidance you’ve got a genuine chance of reeling in garfish, hake, sea bass and even big game like tuna (for the latter we suggest you choose charter Boat 1 for the full 9 hours). And if you don’t get lucky you can always practice those fishermen’s tales on the way back to Barcelona!

Overall the activity offers a fantastic day out full of camaraderie, Spanish sunshine, the majesty of the ocean, cold beers and the chance to spot whales, dolphins and turtles swimming in the surf – and one of the highlights will be cooking the fish you catch afterwards at a local Catalan Restaurant.

The experience is suitable for both novices and expert fishers, and the price includes licenses, rods, live bait and all the equipment you need for trolling, ground-fishing, spinning and chumming (four different techniques you might try), plus of course your boat hire and captain.

Check below more info on the boats on offer and the prices. We’re confident these are the best value angling experiences on offer on the Costa Brava. The activity is available virtually year-round thanks to the great local weather, and the captain(s) speaks English, German, French and Spanish. In all cases, simply email us on info@barcelona-life.com to book or to request more info.

Boat 1: The Ramfel

Capacity: 1 to 8 people
Port: Arenys de Mar
The best value for money boat out there, with a passionate multi-lingual captain, the Ramfel fits 6 anglers and up to 8 people in total. (Two can relax on the large sun deck out front at any one time). With powerful engines reaching up to 25 knots, you will able to go up to 25 miles off coast and hunt for big game like swordfish. You can get to the picturesque town of Arenys de Mar easily by train from Barcelona… enquire for info and directions. The price of the charter depends on how many hours you want to be at sea for. The longer the trip the bigger fish you can catch.
Cost (4 miles / 4-5 hours): €650
Cost (12 miles / 6-7 hours ): €850
Cost (up to 25 miles / 9 hours): €1200
Reserve/enquire: info@barcelona-life.com

Boat 2: La Marinada

Capacity: Up to 18 people
Port: Arenys de Mar
This is a longboat for coastal fishing only, but perfect for stag groups thanks to its large size. Up to ten can fish at one time, whilst the rest can have a beer or a swim. For a taste of angling in a fun environment, on a very affordable boat, look no further.
Cost: €650
Reserve/enquire: info@barcelona-life.com

Boat 3: Es Cau

Capacity: 1 to 10 people
Port: Barcelona Forum
A beautiful fishing boat in the Menorquin style, the Es Cau is not as fast as the Ramfel, so you will probably only be fishing two miles from the coast, but on the plus side is docked at Barcelona’s Port Forum, and can be easily reached by metro.
Cost: €850
Reserve/inquire: info@barcelona-life.com

Due to the limited spaces and popular nature of this activity advanced booking is best advised to avoid missing out. We are currently accepting reservations for the whole of the 2018 season. If you are not sure about which boat suits your group best just drop us a line on info@barcelona-life.com and we’ll give you honest and practical advice for your party, usually within 24 hours.

Latest Reviews of Deep Sea Fishing

  • "A wonderful experience" - by Katarina K.
    We had a wonderful experience and we can truly recommend this adventure to any one who loves the sea and fishing. We also had our fish cooked at a nearby restaurant afterwards, which was nice.
    5

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