Located just 50km from the bustle of Barcelona on the beautiful Costa del Maresme sits Calella - a city with a 700-year history, boasting a mediterranean climate and 3km of golden, sandy beaches.
Calella is renowned as a tourism and sport hotspot, being awarded the title of "Catalan Capital of Sport" in 2019, and is host to a huge range of sporting events throught the year. What better place to host the ever-popular end-of-seaon IRONMAN European series race.
As the Official IRONMAN European Series Travel Partner, we have worked in the Calella area on many occasions - including managing the travel and accommodation arrangements for hundreds of IRONMAN Barcelona athletes and spectators.
We are proud to offer:
A range of accommodation options available designed to give you the best flexibility
Transfers to and from Barcelona Airport to your chosen accommodation
Bike course familiarisation tour available prior to race day, where we will take you through all aspects of the course
A range of mechanic services available in resort to ensure your bike is at its best and fully race ready
An experienced Nirvana project manager in resort, so you will be in the best possible hands
- IRONMAN Race Entry Cancellation Insurance - Bike storage or bike permitted in bedroom - Early breakfast on race day arranged - News updates direct from the Race Organisation - Direct access to the Nirvana Europe experienced Event Crew - Water temperature updates and forecasts - That feeling of having the support of experienced operators around you - Use of cycle track pumps in hotels & in Transition prior to the race start - Access to our bike mechanics and masseurs (where applicable), exclusive to Nirvana Europe clients.
Worried you might get injured or become ill prior to your event? As part of Nirvana’s services, via Yellow Jersey, we provide you with FREE race fee cover to ensure you're not out of pocket. The race fee cover starts from when you confirm your accommodation booking and covers not being able to attend your event due to various specified reasons, such as: injury or illness; vehicle breakdown; work relocation and more. Read the full T&C’s HERE
We aim to provide accommodation to suit all budgets, as well as offering options as close to your event as possible. Whether you're looking for a budget bed & breakfast, a 5-star hotel or anything in between, we can cater for your requirements.
Airport Meet & Greet with return Transfers
Our airport transfer service is readily available to both participants and spectators and offers a professional and comfortable journey, as well as safe storage for any luggage or bike boxes (if applicable) that require transportation. We will be waiting in your destination arrivals hall, wearing our famous bright orange Nirvana Europe t-shirts.
Overland Bike Transportation
Transporting your bike, fully assembled, from anywhere in the UK/Ireland to your triathlon race.
TriBike Transport offers quite simply the market-leading triathlon bike transportation service, eliminating the worry and stress of transporting your bike and leaving you free to concentrate on your race preparation.
Transporting your bike with us removes the stress and hassle there is to disassemble and reassemble your bike before and after the event, and as your bike will be professionally racked in our vehicles, there is no need to adjust any of your personal bike measurements.
Nirvana Event Support Staff
Our experienced event staff will be with you on the ground throughout your stay. Our staff’s aim is to assist you with any queries or questions you may have, no matter what time of day, and to alleviate any and all stresses or concerns.
Bike Mechanical Services
Tired of having to disassemble and reassemble your bike before and after your event, and risk affecting your personal bike measurements? Our professional bike mechanics can alleviate these worries and anxieties by assisting you with the following services:
Drop-off and Tune-up: Is your bike already assembled and ready to ride, but not ready to race? Schedule a final pre-race tune up.
Unpack, Assemble and Tune-up: Unpacked from your bike box or bag, assembled and pre-race tune-up.
Disassemble and Pack for Transportation: Once you have finished your race, drop off your bike along with your bike box or bag and we will disassemble and pack your bike, ready for transportation.
Unpack, Assemble and Tune-up, Storage of Case and then Disassemble and Pack for Transportation: The full works - all of the above!
Bike Course Tour
Taking in one loop of the course, our bike course tour by coach offers you the chance to experience the look and feel of the course ahead of race day.
Early Breakfast on Race Day Morning
To give you the best possible start to your event day, we arrange an early breakfast for all athletes and spectators.
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