Costa Brava

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Costa Brava

If you’re looking for a carefree holiday destination, the Costa Brava ticks all manner of travel boxes. Pack your bags for a trip to ‘the wild coast’ and get set for Spanish sunshine, magnificent scenery and more Blue Flag beaches than you can shake a flip flop at.

Long identified as one of Europe’s finest holiday spots, the Costa Brava rests on the northeastern coast of Spain. Blending rugged landscapes with tourist-friendly towns, it’s the ideal choice if you’re craving both relaxation and recreation. 

Our holiday villas on the Costa Brava make the most of this attractive coastal retreat. Dotted around the traditional towns of Begur and Llafranc, you’ll be staying a stone’s throw from the world-class beaches and attractions that keep holidaymakers coming back. 

The Costa Brava is made for sun-seekers and there’s truly a beach for all occasions. Dainty nooks of sand sprinkle the coastline, providing prime snorkelling spots. Two of the prettiest coves are Aiguablava and El Golfet, with turquoise waters framed by Mediterranean forest. 

Meanwhile, Blue Flag beaches are the pinnacle of comfort. Sandy playgrounds like Empuriabrava, Cala de la Fosca and Torre Valentina keep family-friendly facilities and water sports close at hand. Go for a dip, bask in the Mediterranean rays, nip to a cafe for lunch then return for a well-earned siesta at your Costa Brava holiday home. 

The abundance of beaches on the Costa Brava gives good cause to explore. Pack your trunks and set out to see which seaside gem you’ll stumble upon next. 

Our holiday villas on the Costa Brava are superbly placed to visit the region’s best attractions. Many towns have held firm to their Spanish charm. Like Begur, where family-run restaurants and chic boutiques spill down the hillside, landing at the foot of beautiful beaches like Sa Tuna and Sa Riera. 

Inland, the city of Girona dazzles with Gothic architecture, plus a host of surprisingly snazzy restaurants. Nature-lovers can’t resist the wildlife wetlands of Aiguamolls de l’Empordà Natural Park, while the picture-perfect setting of Santa Clotilde Botanical Gardens was made for romance. 

Visit the quirky home of Spanish artist, Salvador Dalí, climb the 12th century castle in Tossa de Mar, or leave the crowds behind and descend into a watery wonderland on a scuba excursion. How’s that for variety?

Perhaps the most traditional of the Spanish ‘Costas’, the Costa Brava eschews glitzy shopping malls for bustling street markets and boutiques. Small towns like Begur and Llafranc are the perfect place to pick up a handcrafted souvenir or last-minute sun hat!

The popular resort of Lloret de Mar offers the greatest choice of shops, including the designer outlet of La Roca Village. Fashionistas will find plenty to tempt them in the stylish boutiques of Playa de Aro, whereas Tossa de Mar’s popular weekly market overflows with fresh produce. 

If you’re simply looking for groceries, don’t worry! Most major towns have a supermarket so you’ll never go hungry in your Costa Brava holiday rental. 

Catalan cooking takes tastiness to another level, fusing homegrown ingredients with a culinary identity hundreds of years in the making. Mediterranean sunshine lends itself not only to al fresco dining, but also a bounty of local goodies like Catalan spiced sausage, fresh fish paella and a steady stream of Empordà wine. 

Authentic bistros reign supreme, making the most of idyllic surroundings through rustic courtyards and terraced gardens. By the beach, informal snack bars promise tasty pick-me-ups in between your swimming and sunbathing.

Although unpretentious, the Costa Brava’s dining scene also possesses a rather fancy streak. Feast on fine dining in Begur, Palafrugell and Girona, where top chefs whip up mouthwatering spreads to satisfy even the most discerning of palates.  

Soak up the best of the Spanish sunshine in your family-friendly Costa Brava villa. Open-air swimming pools and lush green gardens are the perfect places to stretch little legs. As long as the beaches on the doorstep don’t prove too much of a distraction, that is!

Many holiday apartments on the Costa Brava feature highlights like sea views and shared tennis courts, while you’re assured unrivalled privacy with your very own villa.

When your kids have got energy to burn, slide over to Water World in Lloret de Mar – one of the best water parks in Europe. Alternatively, strike out on the Camino de Ronda coastal route. This well-made footpath is blessed with breathtaking scenery every step of the way. 



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