Centre Natacio Mataró
The quiet and peaceful town of Mataró sits just 30 minutes north east of Barcelona, with a large sandy beach, marina and promenade. The Swimming Centre stands out for its facilities located in a magnificent location, just off the beach.
The beaches in Mataró are often less crowded than other tourist resorts in the area.
Training camps are organised at the Centre Natacio Mataró. The 10 lane 50 metre outdoor pool is situated on the beach. There also an 2 x indoor 25 metre pools, a fitness and body building gym, tennis courts and an activity hall that can be used for stretching and any land training.
The gym has a full range of CV machine including rowing ergos, bikes, treadmills and cross trainers.
It also has a comprehensive set of weight training machines and free weights & bars.
It’s important to note that these facilities are used by the CN Mataró Swimming Club, so pool training times are subject to lane availability.
The outdoor pool is very well equipped for water polo, with the Spanish National Team having used the training facilities and regular club matches taking place.
3* & 4* Hotel options are possible within a very short walk of the CN Mataró Pool
Located just a 3-minute walk from Mataró Beach and the pool facilities, New Hotel Colon offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Each modern room at this hotel comes with a TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony.
The hotel’s restaurant offers a daily set menu and a continental buffet breakfast, and there is also a 24-hour bar serving drinks.
Central Barcelona is 22 miles away, not too far if the group would like to take a day or afternoon off from training and we can arrange an excursion to the city.
This modern hotel is located next to the marina in Mataró and a 10 minute walk along the promedate to the pool training facilities. It offers an outdoor pool and stylish rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen satellite TV and sea views.
The hotel’s spa features a dynamic pool, steam bath and steam shower. There is a fitness centre, and a range of massage treatments is also available.
The hotel serves a daily buffet breakfast, and Mediterranean food is available for lunch and dinner. There is also a cocktail bar and a café.
Mataró Train Station is just 2 minutes’ walk from the Atenea convenient for an excursion by train along the Costa Maresme coastline, including such tourist spots as Arenys de Mar, Calella and Blanes.
There are many flight options to/from Barcelona Airport – the closest airport to the resort of Mataró, Scheduled airlines such as British Airways & Iberia fly daily and ‘Low cost’ airlines such as Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2 and Norwegian Air also fly into and out of Barcelona Airport from London and other regional airports. The airport transfer time to/from the hotel/training facilities is approximately 45 minutes by private coach transfer. Flight costs vary from £100 in low season to £250+ in high season periods.
Flights can be quoted upon request and some airlines can offer a low deposit payment option for flight seats depending on the numbers travelling.