SitgesBlogEditor Ryan D

Someone who came to Sitges in 2006, feel in love with this little piece of paradise, and "c'est la vie", many years later still continue to love Sitges, and relay my experiences through the blog.

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The most experienced Property management company in Sitges

When owning a holiday apartment or villa that is rented out to tourists can sometimes be very stressful. Most of the time owners do not live in Sitges or have to time to manage their reservations. This is where we at Sitges Holiday Accommodation come in. With over 10 years managing properties in Sitges, we...
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Sitges Christmas street market

This weekend if you’re in Sitges and need to get some Christmas shopping done, you’re in the right place. On december 6th and 7th Sitges main streets will be showing their products in good Christmas fashion. Sometimes when one is shopping and doesn’t want to go into every shop, well this is the other way...
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Lunching in Sitges

Being a Sitges local since 2006 has given me the opportunity to learn where to find the best places to eat in Sitges. During the winter months the traditional Catalan food is perfect from the rustic Escudella (a hearty soup) or Cordero (lamb), but I still love a nice piece of grilled meat. I tend...
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Family apartments in the heart of Sitges

With so much availability on the holiday accommodation market in Sitges sometimes it’s hard to find which choice is the best for your next vacation in Sitges. Normally when a family is looking for a holiday apartment the main things one looks for is location, distance from the beach, and comfort. Now there are usually...
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Sitges Luxury Apartments Collection for winter

When choosing either a hotel in Sitges or holiday apartment we all like to have the opportunity to enjoy luxury accommodation at the best rate possible, which is why all of our winter rates you can take advantage of discounted nightly rate of up to 60%! Normally, winter rates run from Oct-May (depending on the...
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Sitges Bears Week 2015

Now normally we don’t write about events so far in advance but Sitges Bears Week is turning into one of Sitges biggest events for tourism. In 2014 over 8000 men’s men enjoyed over 10 days of meeting new friends and old. Accommodation was 100% for Sitges Holiday Accommodation and we bet that the hotels were...
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The property management company in Sitges

We at Sitges Holiday Accommodation are always looking for great new apartments in Sitges for our clients. If you’re a property owner in Sitges, Barcelona and are looking for a professional, locally run holiday apartment agency.. look no further! What a lot of owners believe, is that holiday apartment rental offices are in some other...
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low season in Sitges doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do

Now that summer’s coming to a close I felt the need to let you know that just because there isn’t many people here, there’s tons to do. Fir starters we have the international film festival that runs every October and is mainly based on horror and sci-fi films. All of the beaches ´chiringuitos´are open until...
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Sitges Bears Week 2014 is just around the corner

One of Sitges most anticipated events with over 5000 Bears, Papas, Cubs, & supports will be enjoying the last of the summer season Sept 5-14. Now this is not an event for the ‘boys’, this is an event for the mens men with a very international mix from Brazil, U.S., and Germany showing their support....
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Apartments for large groups and families in Sitges

If you are coming with a large group or family then we have a range of apartments that will meet all your requirements. One such apartment is Apartment Nico, a 4 Bedroom apartment that can sleep up to 8 guests. It also has a large balcony and access to the large communal swimming pool. The...
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Sitges Centre Penthouse Apartments

If you want an apartment in the centre of Sitges, then our No 1 Property will meet all your needs! The Ribera Beach Apartment is located on Sitges main seafront boulevard, Psg Ribera. This apartment offers sweeping views of Sitges beaches, the church and the Mediterranean horizon. This two bedroom, two bathroom apartment offers you...
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Sitges Apartments with Outdoor Terraces

One of the most common requests we receive is for an apartment with a sea view and a large terrace. Unfortunately these types of apartments can be hard to source. As one of Sitges longest running and most established apartment booking agencies we have been working with the best owners and the best apartments to...
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Luxury Sitges Apartment Deals

Sometimes, when you are searching for an apartment in Sitges, you want to find something a little special. The Sitges Duplex Deluxe certainly ticks all the right boxes in that regard. Beautifully decorated with great attention to detail, the 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment is located on C.Espalter, right in the heart of Sitges, but...
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Apartments close to Balmins nudist beach in Sitges

Balmins beach in Sitges is one of the worlds most famous nudist beaches. It offers stunning sunset views, calm Mediterranean waters and secluded coves and beaches complete with bars and restaurants nearby and a great beach chiringuito. If you want to stay in this part of town, then there the Sitges Sunset Apartment is for...
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Beachfront Apartments in Sitges

Sitges Beachfront Apartments are some of the most sought after. Always keen to meet our customers needs, we have added the Apartment Nautica to our roster of premium seafront apartments. The Nautica is located on the prestigious Psg Ribera offer close up views of Fragata Beach, the Sitges Church and the Mediterranean sea. This is...
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Sitges Gay Pride 2015 accommodation

Although Sitges gay pride 2014 just past, the organizers of the event have released 2015 dates. Sitges pride 2015 will be held from the 18th-22nd of June 2015. Each year over 25,000 people come to Sitges Barcelona to enjoy the 4 day event from top shows like ABBA the tribute band to Mr. Chi and...
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Want to learn Spanish in Sitges?

Some may learn a language for pleasure or for business, but the questions is, is where do you want to learn it? Why not come to sunny Sitges during the quiet months and learn Spanish? Our contact Sandra Gibanel offers very competitive prices and over 10+ years experience and fully qualified. For more info check...
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Sitges Apartments with sea views

When looking for a holiday apartment in Sitges the first thing you look for is a sea view isn’t it? Well, here’s our list of our favourite apartments in Sitges with gorgeous views of the Mediterranean. Ribera Beach – A gorgeous 2 bed/2 bath apartment in the heart of Sitges with a great errace to...
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Sitges Tapa Tapa event 2014 – Sitges Apartment Blog

If you’re an amante of food and want to enjoy an afternoon/evening trying tapas around Sitges, then look for further. Starting from April 3rd – 13th, for just 2.50 you can enjoy over 33 different types of tapas and a small beer (Estrella Damm) around the Sitges. Entry is free and you can enter to...
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Enjoy Easter in sunny Sitges this year – Sitges Apartments Blog

With over 300 days of sunshine per year Sitges (just 30 mins from Barcelona) is the perfect place to enjoy a spring/Easter escape. The town always has events running for example this year are: Sitges Tapa Tapa event (03-13/04), Catalunya – America festival (11-25/04), the jazz ‘antic’ festival (24-27/04), The Tapa tapa event is basically...
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Sitges Scrapbooking fair 2014 / Fira de Scrapbooking Sitges 2014

This weekend marks the second annual edition of the Sitges scrapbooking fair. The event will be held along the Sitges sea front, and has been put together to connect scrapbooking enthusiasts and professionals to share ideas and of course business! Over the 3 day event 28-30/04 scrap+ Sitges will bring locals and those from abroad...
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Bearcelona 2014 accommodation – Sitges Apartments Blog

Feeling the need for some springtime fun in Barcelona? Bearcelona 14 is one of the seasons most popular bear events drawing mens men from all over Europe. The event runs from 16th of April and finishes on the 21st and held at various clubs/saunas around Barcelona. Although we only offer accommodation in Sitges, it makes...
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Brunch Electronik Barcelona – Brings BCN a bit of spice to spring

What’s better than when you can rock out to some awesome electronic music, shop around the second hand market, check out the urban garden, or do some activities with the kids – nothing! The people that brough us Piknic Electronic Barcelona, have brought Brunch Electronik Barcelona, which is one hell of a good idea in...
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Boda Event Sitges / Sitges Wedding Fair

This year brings Sitges 8th annual wedding fair running from the 14th-16th. With over 40 vendors from wedding dresses to baking, you will find everything under one roof. The fair is held along Sitges lovely promenade (Passeig de la Ribera), and with the weather looking to be good this week, should have a decent turnout....
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Jazz night at Greys Sitges

If you’re in town this Friday the 21st Greys Sitges at 2000h (Calle Paseo de la Ribera 2 – below the Sitges Church) will be putting on their first live Jazz night with great cocktails from their star Bartender Adriano, along with a dinner menu that goes nicely along with the band: Los tres Juanetes...
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This weekend marks the end of Malvasia week in Sitges

El Malvasia is a naturally sweet wine that is native to Sitges and the local area. Over the past week local restaurants/bar in Sitges are promoting the local goods. Normally the wine is still but can also be made to be either dry, or fizzy, and is normal consumed for celebrations or xatonades (Xato is...
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Springtime mini Barcelona Circuit

If you can’t wait for summer to rock Barcelona‘s famous circuit parties, don’t worry, come out to visit us here in Sitges this Spring for Matinee Easter Gay Weekend, which is pretty much a small version of the summer’s 10 days of debauchery. The event will run from the of April, until the 22nd with...
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International comedian Tom Rhodes does 50 shades of Grey’s Sitges

This is what I love about Sitges! In the middle of winter you can still get decent entertainment, you just have to know where to look for it. On Saturday Feb 8, from 9 pm, Grey’s Sitges Restaurant will be holding their second comedy night. The act that will be performing with be International comedian...
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Ola Girls – The Mediterranean Lesbian Festival in Sitges Barcelona **Cancelled**

***This event has been cancelled by the Sitges Council** please read the attitude magazine’s blog entry for more details http://attitude.co.uk/sitges-council-many-gay-events-sitges/ “Soap won’t wash your shame” -Depeche Mode   This year marks the first girls only festival here in Sitges Barcelona OlaGirls was made to provide an amazing summer festival for women who tend to feel...
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- Sitges Tango Festival 2014 –

If you’re a veteran to Sitges International Tango Festival you know that the best accommodation is to rent a holiday apartment! This is because the event is held during the high season here in Sitges where hotel prices can get quite expensive when you factor in that you cannot cook in your room, and that’s...
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This weekend is Sitges Half/Quarter Marathon

This Sunday Sitges is holding its annual half & quarter marathon, but for those who want to enter in the race, sorry, today was the last day for sign-up! The quarter marathon will start at 0900h, and will start from the Paseo de la Ribera (Santa Maria area), and will finish there as well going...
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In Sitges this weekend and looking for a laugh?

Although Sitges is quiet in the winter months, the sun is still shining, and there still are weekend events going on. Now if you’re in Sitges this weekend and want to comic delight, Grey’s Sitges is holding a stand-up comic night called “Andrew Stanley does 50 shades of Grey’s”. Andrew has performed in venues all...
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Barcelona Circuit 2014

Since 2008 Barcelona has been holding one of Europe’s biggest circuit parties for over 50,000 gay and lesbian party-goers. Matinee group is a force to be reckoned with in the party scene by hosting parties from Amnesia Ibiza to their world tour in places like Moscow or Rio de Janeiro. Circuit Barcelona 2014 will be...
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Visiting Sitges this Christmas/New Year?

Sitges Barcelona is one of the best places to visit if you’re wanting to trade in the snow for some sun. I’ve lived in Sitges since 2006 and have maybe had to have turkey dinner inside twice! There’s nothing better than doing Christmas dinner ‘Al Fresco’ (click here to see the perfect terraced apartment). During...
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Chenoa is performing in Sitges at the Teatre Prado

Spanish singing sensation Chenoa will be performing April 5th at 2100h at El Teatro Prado (Downtown Sitges). The Majorcan native made it big off the tv series Operacion triumfo (spanish x-factor), and flew up the spanish pop charts! Since 2002 Chenoa has sold over 2 million records. She will be promoting her new album Otra...
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This is the true Costa Barcelona

Along the Spanish coast there are many coastal names from; Costa Dorada, Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol, etc, but I agree that instead of calling Sitges within the Garraf coast, the government is going to start calling the local coast ‘Costa Barcelona‘. The reason the government did this is that more people know Barcelona, than...
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- Our favourite Italian restaurant in Sitges –

Now in Sitges, there’s quite a few italian restaurants, but last week I was blown away by the great meal my friends and I had in Pura Vida (calle Espalter num 8). If you don’t know where calle Espalter is, it’s in front of the Sitges Sauna The menu has something for everyone, but as...
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- Sitges holds the Catalunya’s ‘tapa of the year’ event -

On November the 3rd and 4th, Sitges will be holding the tapa of the year event for the whole of Catalunya! The event will be held in the auditorium of the Hotel Melia. Over 18 contestants, from all over Catalunya are gunning to get their name the best tapa in the province. The event is...
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- It’s mushroom season in Catalunya –

Have you ever been in Sitges or Barcelona in October, and noticed all of the wild mushrooms in the produce stores? If you have been here, you know what I’m talking about, a plethora of different type of mushrooms, big and small. In Sitges the produce store on Calle Rusinol always has a great selection,...
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Win Sitges Film Festival 2014 tickets/ Gana entradas para el Sitges Festival de Sitges

Now we know this years event has just passed, but we at Sitges Holiday accommodation want to give away free tickets to some of the Sitges Film Festival 2014 premiers. The only thing you have to do is like our Facebook page on our this very same blog entry, add your name into the comments...
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- Barcelona Jazz Festival 2014 –

This year marks the 45th annual Jazz Festival Barcelona presented by Voll-Damm (one of our favourite beers;)). Tonight to kick everything off is Spain’s eclectic artist Melendi, eventhough he doesn’t nexessarily focus on Jazz, he gets the party alive! One of the bands we at Sitges Holiday Accommodation are dying to see is The Cat...
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– 5 minutes into the heart of Barcelona –

Thanks to Alexandr Kravstov this time-lapse photo complication of over 24,000 photos make up one of the best videos I’ve ever seen of Barcelona. It depicts all of the key tourist areas but from a more modern standpoint.   Truly a 10/10  ...
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- Ideas for halloween Jack-o-Lanterns this year in Sitges

If you are from anywhere from northern Europe or North America, one of the best things to do as a kid after ‘Trick or treating’, was making your Halloween pumpkin/ Jack-O-Lantern. We will be looking for ours over the next week, and will be posting one dedicated to Sitges. Here’s a few pumpkin ideas for...
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- Sitges Tasta 2013 –

For the entire month of October over 14 great restuarants and bistros from Sitges are giving an experience for the senses. Being somewhat of a gastronomy event. The event is held in the L’Hort de Can Falc (in the old town), and trying to blaze culinary trails. Each participant will be taste a half portion...
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- Sitges Zombie Walk 2013 -

This years annual Sitges Zombie walk is set to scare everyone not just children caught in their wake! Circle October 12th in blood, because it’s a once in a life time event. The organizers even offer free ‘zombie’ make-up for those who want to take part Check out the offical trailer!  ...
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Sitges Bears Week 2014 Best Beachfront Apartments and Accommodations

Now Sitges bears week may have just finished a few weeks ago with a great turnout, but we at Sitges Holiday Accommodation have just been advised the dates for 2014. The events dates are the 5th-14th of September, and the ‘bear zone’ looks to be getting bigger and better. For those who don’t realize just...
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- Sitges Film Festival 2013 –

It’s back baby!…. well like every year but this years Sitges International Film Festival AKA EL Cine Fantasico is set to be a burner with this years feature film “The seed of the devil”. This years festival will have it’s Zombie walk which is always a great experience… Think 500+ mangled, dead, or almost dead...
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- Gorgeous apartment in the heart of Sitges -

Sitges Holiday Accommodation have a new apartment on the books; a gorgeous 3 bedroom luxury triplex just minutes from the beach w/ all the bells and whistles one looks for when wanting a luxury holiday apartment! For more info check out the property page http://bit.ly/157uXqP...
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- The best new terrace in Sitges -

This skybar is where you need to be when you’re in Sitges, located on the roof of the hotel Avenida Sofia, Nube is what Sitges has been missing for awhile now. The hotel’s Restaurant Sensations is offering their great carne a la brasa with delicious cuisine fit for a king, so whether it’s during the...
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- Sitges Carnival 2014 -

I know it’s early, but just incase you’re already working on your outfit for Carnival, Sitges Carnival for 2014 will be from the 25th of Feb until the 5th of March, and the parades taking place on the Sunday the 2nd of March and Tuesday the 4th of March, with the wailing women closing out...
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