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Aiguablava

Haven On Earth have an excellent selection of villas with private pools in Aiguablava, as well as apartments in smart developments such as Cap Rubi and Los Oliveres.
You can browse our selection of holiday accommodation below via your specific requirements and dates. You can also email us with your requirements and we can recommend the best options for you based on what you want. All of our staff have visited Aiguablava and the majority of the villas and apartments so feel free to speak to us if you need help deciding.

Haven On Earth are very familiar with the Aiguablava coastline including Platja Fonda, the Port of Fornells, Cala Port d'Esclanyà and of course Aiguablava beach. Aiguablava beach is the favourite for many who visit this area with its golden sandy beach and lovely restaurants.
The unique outlook from the beach offers fabulous views over the surrounding coastline and the Port of Fornells. The result is that this beach is usually the busiest of them all. There is ample parking here but it is never quite enough.


For those lucky enough to be staying in the exclusive Ses Falugues urbanisation you should be  within a 15 min walk of the beach.  However the majority of the villas in Aiguablava are located up in the hills above the beach in Ses Costes. If your villa is up in the hill above the beach you will be blessed with fantastic views over the coastline and down to Aiguablava beach where it will become obvious why it is called Aiguablava, meaning blue water.

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Aiguablava Summary

Aiguablava is for many people the Costa Brava`s most perfect spot, where the cliffs reach down into a turquoise bay backed by a beach of gently shelving sand. It was here in 1908 that Ferran Agullo first coined the term Costa Brava. Although Aiguablava (its name means `blue water` in Catalan) has been `discovered` and villas are creeping up the hillsides, this remains a good place to experience the Costa Brava as it was before mass tourism took over in the more southern resorts.

Aiguablava villas

Haven On Earth have an excellent selection of villas with private pools in Aiguablava, as well as apartments in smart developments such as Cap Rubi and Los Oliveres. The villas we have in Aiguablava range from 2 bedrooms to 6 bedrooms. We have a selection of smart, modern villas in this area, offering a contemporary feel to your holiday and for those looking for more of a traditional experience we have older villas which do tend to be better value for those who don’t mind a rustic feel.

Aiguablava beaches

Platja Fonda: Platja Fonda can be reached via the coastal footpath from Fornells. The beach is approximately 130m long, has coarse, dark sand and is quite low down in comparison to the path, meaning that it is reached by a long set of steps. The beach remains unspoilt and wild thanks to its access.

Platja de Fornells: Fornells is well known for its small harbour and can be easily reached from >Begur by road and also via the coastal path that runs between >Aiguablava and Fornells. Fornells enjoys favourable weather conditions making it a pleasant holiday location. The original beauty and charm of Fornells has not been lost despite it becoming more residencial. Fornells is also a great place for fishing. At each side of Fornells there are two small coves: `Ses Orats` and `Can Malaret`.

"Three miles to the north, the triple whammy of Aiguablava, Fornells and Platja Fonda will spark a best-beach debate..." Extract from `The Perfect Spanish Costa` by Chris Haslam from The Times January 13, 2008

Platja d`Aiguablava: >Aiguablava is for many people the Costa Brava`s most perfect spot, where the cliffs reach down into a turquoise bay backed by a beach of gently shelving sand. The beach offers fine, light-coloured sand and beautiful shallow waters – a perfect setting for any holiday maker. The beach of >Aiguablava is easily reached by road with good parking facilities. The beach is one of the most popular beaches not only in >Begur, but the whole of Catalonia. Over the years many artists and writers have depicted this wonderful location in their works.

"Aiguablava: The setting here — a sunset-pink rocky inlet where little boats ride on Smartie-coloured buoys against an amphitheatre of green hills — is Mediterranean perfection." Extract from `The wilder side of the Costa Brava` by David Wickers from The Times, June 26, 2005

Aiguablava history

Aiguablava seems immune to change; probably why it is still among our preferred destinations on the Costa Brava. As we approach, we pass through lush vegetation and catch glimpses here and there of resplendent, well-hidden private houses dotting the hills. At times the ascent from the waterfront is so steep that construction is virtually impossible; and yet the government-sponsored Parador de Aiguablava crowns one of the highest rocky crags. The hotel, modern and spare in style and well over 30 years old, takes a back seat to the vertiginous views. The hotel pool, at the edge of the precipice, is perfectly situated. In the evening, lights sparkle from the houses in the surrounding hills, and we briefly contemplate staying put but we can`t resist exploring nearby villages and their own coves: Tamari, Aigua Xelida, Sa Tuna, Aiguafreda, and Llafranc, where the simple but immaculate little Hotel Llafranc sits along the tree-shaded seaside promenade.

When we returned to the Costa Brava in October, we checked into Mas de Torrent, a few miles inland from Aiguablava. The hotel was at the vanguard of a wave of small deluxe hotels sprouting in Spain. An 18th-century masia (Catalonian manor house) in the countryside, exquisitely refurbished; the hotel is ideally situated to take advantage of both the coast and the rural interior. While here we direct our attention inward, visiting beautifully preserved medieval towns like Peratallada, with cobbled streets, covered passageways and an 11th-century castle (now a deluxe hotel with eight guest rooms), and Pals, former fief of feudal lords that was rediscovered by city folk who have splendidly restored the houses as weekend retreats. We are especially charmed by the isolated town of Monells and its singular Plaza Mayor, from which multiarched porticoed streets, tunnel-like passageways and alleyways emerge at odd angles.

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Villa in Ses Costes, Aiguablava
Ref: 008P

Details

  • Villa with Large Private Pool
  • Pool Heating option
  • Aiguablava--Fantastic Sea Views
  • Garden with Play Area
  • 2 BBQs
  • Table Tennis
  • 4 bedrooms & 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Poolside Shower & WC
  • Parking on drive for 2 cars
  • Sleeps 10-11


House to Rent in Aiguablava, Begur
Ref: 012AC

Details

  • House in Aiguablava
  • Fabulous Sea Views
  • Large Terrace
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Parking
  • Sleeps 4


Villa in Aiguablava, Begur, Costa Brava
Ref: 014P

Details

  • High Standard Detached Villa
  • 5 Bedrooms En-Suite
  • Large Private Swimming Pool
  • Sea Views
  • 12 min walk to Aiguablava Beach
  • Games Room
  • English housekeeper
  • Large smart TV
  • Sleeps 10-12


Villa to Rent in Aiguablava, Costa Brava
Ref: 014P6

Details

  • High Standard Detached Villa
  • Large Private Swimming Pool
  • Sea Views
  • 12 min walk to Aiguablava Beach
  • Landscaped Garden
  • Several Terraces
  • Games Room
  • WIFI
  • 3 Bedrooms En-Suite
  • Sleeps 6


Apartment in Aiguablava, Costa Brava
Ref: 014VB

Details

  • Apartment with Sea Views
  • Salt Water Communal Pool
  • 400m to the Beach
  • Living Room with Sea Views
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Terrace with Sea Views
  • Communal Gardens
  • Well Presented
  • Sleeps 6


Luxury Villa in Aiguablava, Begur
Ref: 016P

Details

  • Luxury villa Aiguablava
  • Stunning sea views
  • 6 beds 6 baths
  • 5 mins walk to beach
  • Infinity saltwater pool
  • Spa area with sauna
  • Cinema room
  • Garden and covered terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • WIFI
  • Sleeps up to 15


Villa to Rent in Aiguablava, Begur
Ref: 016P8

Details

  • Luxury villa in Aiguablava
  • Brand new for 2018
  • Fantastic sea views
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Walk to Aiguablava beach
  • Infinity saltwater pool
  • Table football
  • Air conditioning
  • Sleeps up to 8


Villa to Rent in Aiguablava, Begur, Costa Brava
Ref: 019AC

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  • Villa to Rent in Aguablava
  • Panoramic Sea Views
  • Private Pool
  • Terrace
  • BBQ
  • Satellite TV
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 6


Villa to Rent in Aiguablava, Costa Brava
Ref: 022AC

Details

  • Villa to rent in Aiguablava
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • Sea views
  • Close to the beach
  • Terrace
  • 8 sleeps


Apartment to Rent in Aiguablava
Ref: 024AC

Details

  • Apartment to rent in Aiguablava
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sea views
  • Communal pool
  • Terrace
  • Walk to beach
  • Sleeps 6



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