Mataró is just 30 minutes north east of Barcelona, with a large sandy beach, marina and promenade.
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 sports centre boasts an 8 lane (split into 10 lanes of 2m) 50m outdoor heated pool which is located on the beach and also houses a fully equipped gym.
There is also an indoor 25 metre pool, a gym, tennis courts and an activity hall that can be used for physical training.
The New Hotel Colon Mataro is actually the oldest hotel in Mataro, but has just gone through a huge renovation and is simply stunning.
The hotel is merely 250 metres away from Varador beach where the swimming facility is located. It is also just a 5 minute walk from the historic centre of the town.
Room features include new furniture, LED TV, mini bar, air conditioning units, phones, etc. There are a choice of singles, twins and triple rooms.