Looking into Costa Brava Holidays? The Costa Brava is located in the province of Girona in Catalonia, in the northeast corner of the Iberian Peninsula. It is well-known for the many resort towns such as Lloret de Mar and Blanes. There are also many hidden gems on the Costa Brava, picturesque towns and typical fishing villages dotted along the rocky coast.
Pals is known as one of the charming villages you can visit in the Costa Brava. With an unspoilt beach, dunes, wetlands and rice fields, all part of a natural park. Pals has been so beautifully preserved thanks to a local doctor who, after the village had been neglected, took the lead in its restoration.
The village of Pals was declared a Site of Historical Interest in 1973.
Calella de Palafrugell is an attractive resort, well known for its various rocky coves, sandy beaches and excellent fish restaurants.
With many excellent beaches with good facilities. The golden sand beach at Tamariu has showers, first aid and is good for diving.
Estartit is located in the Spanish region of Catalonia at the northern end of the Costa Brava. Estartit’s position, between the mountains and the plain of the River Ter, gives it the dual advantages of 15 kilometres of beautiful rocky coastline together with one of the longest sandy beaches on the Costa Brava.
The municipal area boasts about 15 kilometres of long, varied coastline.
Visitors to L’Estartit will find shallow, sandy beaches with a wide range of services for families on holiday. The small coves around the Montgrí coast are accessible only by foot or boat, but offer ideal diving conditions in peaceful surroundings.
Main Beach is the most popular bathing place, situated just opposite the main residential area in l´Estartit.
Platja de Griells is a quieter beach situated between Els Griells residential estate and the pleasant surroundings of the Vell Natural Reserve at the lower end. The major water sports companies operate from this beach.
Roses is an essentially Mediterranean town with a notable tourist and seafaring tradition. The town boasts excellent shopping, restaurants, bars, beaches, nightlife and sporting facilities.
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For walkers or mountain bikers there is the Aiguamolls nature reserve, a wonderful natural parkland and animal sanctuary stretching up from the coast to the Pyrenees Mountains.
Costa Brava holidays must include a water park. The fantastic Water Fun Park of Aqua Brava in Roses is great for families, plus you can try your hand at skydiving, boating, sailing and karting are available.
Roses is near to some the most attractive and least crowded beaches of the Costa Brava. Just down the road, the vast stretch of beach runs all the way to historic Sant Martí de Empuries, which also has its own charming beach.
From here, a maritime walkway with views of the Roman ruins of Empúries runs as far as the fishing town of L’Escala with its own seafront promenade, beaches and tempting seafood restaurants.
Aquabrava is a well-known water park on the Costa Brava, with up to 19 different attractions, including dizzying slides, swimming pools for relaxing and artificial rivers for downhill rides.
Just outside the centre of Lloret de Mar you can visit the best waterpark of the Spanish east coast and about the biggest in Europe! It is called Water World, it is huge and it offers an ample range of attractions for all ages, such as water slides, a wave pool and hot tubs. It even has a 40-metre high slide which seems almost vertical!
Like Water World, Aquadiver has facilities for all ages: a wave pool, a hydrotherapy pool, a kids’ pool, play areas for children, a picnic area etc., plus services such as sunbed rental, locker rental, showers, shops, restaurants and first aid.
Cap de Creus National Park takes you high up into the clouds on the eastern tip of the Spanish peninsula. It’s a fair old drive – not to mention a walk – up to the top from the Dalí House at Port Lligat but the views are more than worth the trek. You’ll feel like you’ve reached the top-of-the world, with little for miles except the squawks of seagulls circling above.
The Empordá has been a major wine producing area since Roman times and is still home to nearly thirty wineries.
One of the largest and most significant estates is Castillo Perelada Winery, in the small village of Perelada. The winery hosts in-depth tastings in a smart tasting room as well as cellar tours and visits to the nearby wine museum in a 14th-century castle. They can also arrange visits to their vineyards.
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