Barcelona Travel Guide
Gyms and Spas
Club Esportiu Femení Iradier. Just above the Passeig de la Bonanova in the upper part of Barcelona, this sleek, exclusive club for women offers Pilates, yoga, and original combinations of fitness programs, as well as squash, a gym, sauna, and pool. A day membership costs €30. Carrer Iradier 18 bis, Sant Gervasi, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08017. 93/2541717. www.iradier.com. Sarriá (FGC).
DiR. The DiR network has more than a dozen branches all over Barcelona. The minimum one-week membership costs €45 and includes fitness classes and the use of the sauna, steam room, swimming pool, and (at some branches) squash courts. Day passes cost €21. At the flagship facility just above Diagonal near Turo Park, the palm-shaded lawns bracketing the Olympic-length indoor-outdoor pool are coveted summer chill-out spaces. DiR Diagonal, Ganduxer 25–27, Sant Gervasi, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08021. 93/202–2202. www.dir.es.
SevenDiR. Off Passeig de Gràcia near the hotel Condes de Barcelona, this center-city fitness club has a gym, sauna, pool (summer only), and squash and paddle tennis courts. Nonmembers pay €17.70 from 7:15 am to 1 pm, €19.70 from 1 to 4:30, and €22.50 from 4:30 to 10:15. Passatge Domingo 7, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002. 93/215–2755. www.dir.cat/en/clubs-dir/dir-seven. Passeig de Gràcia, Provença (FGC).