Costa Brava

Costa Brava holidays


With its mountainous backdrops and staggering hidden coves, the Costa Brava is perfect if you’re soft on nature and eager to hit the beach. Tossa de Mar offers a slice of Catalan culture, while Lloret de Mar is about maximising fun in the sun.

ALEGRIA Pineda SPLASH.
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  • 7 Nights, Half Board
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ALEGRIA Pineda SPLASH.

Pineda de Mar - Girona , Costa Brava

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Based on 392 reviews

  • Splash park with slides
  • Adults only sun terrace
  • Close to the beach
  • Modern style
  • Perfect for families
Costa Encantada Aparthotel & Resort.
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Costa Encantada Aparthotel & Resort.

Lloret de Mar - Girona, Costa Brava

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Based on 1668 reviews

  • Fun for all the family
  • Large pool
  • Great range of facilties
  • Spacious rooms
  • Entertainment programme
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Language

Catalan & Spanish

Currency

Euro

Time difference

+1hr

Cost of a beer

starts from €1.50

3 course meal

from €7.95

Flight times

2.5hrs

Holiday favourites

If you’re looking to make the most of the coast, you’re in luck here. These shores come with resorts of all kinds, from the traditional cobbled streets to fun-oriented towns typically ticking all the holiday boxes. Wherever you choose, sunbathing on gorgeous sands and swimming in gleaming waters is guaranteed.

Party time

You’ll find the nightlife scene offers up a whole world of bars and clubs along this Costa. There are over a hundred throwing their neon-lit doors open! Big names like Snoop Dogg and Afrojack spin their decks at top venues right into the early hours, so get on down.

Rugged coast

The Costa Brava isn’t known as the ‘Wild Coast’ for nothing. It’s famous for its dramatic cliffs and untamed natural beauty – both spanning right across the lush shoreline. But there are plenty of incredible golden beaches sprinkled out along the seafront, so pick a place to spread out those towels.

Lloret de Mar - Girona

Good times are what Lloret de Mar is all about, from chilling out on the beach to dancing the night away.

Pineda de Mar - Girona

One of the major towns along the Catalan coast, Pineda de Mar, is worth visiting if you fancy seeing the real deal in the Costa Brava.

Santa Susanna - Girona

If postcards could come to life, you’d find this bubbly resort on the cool Catalan coast would be bursting off the page.

Malgrat de Mar - Girona

Showing off with a brilliant Blue Flag beach to rival them all, heaps of leisure facilities and a bustling central promenade, Malgrat De Mar is high on the list for classic family fun.

Tossa de Mar - Girona

Three beautiful beaches lie in wait beside a walled old town, making Tossa De Mar a delightful pick surrounded by lush countryside.

Calella - Girona

Three bronze sandy beaches and a pretty promenade make this sun-drenched town a popular choice with everyone.

Platja d'Aro - Girona

A chic resort with a cool, cosmopolitan feel – Platja d’Aro is the one for relaxation, exploration, and a taste of the lavish.

L'Estartit - Girona

The 5km crescent of lush, gold-sand beaches and hidden coves are more than enough to entice you to visit L’Estartit.

Roses - Girona

Roses is a relaxed fishing resort, perfectly placed in the core of the Costa Brava’s famously wild landscape and its many cultural attractions.

Begur

A place where medieval history combines with plenty of activities – like horse-riding and diving – Begur is the whitewashed hidden gem of the Costa Brava.

Tamariu

Named after the tamarix trees that scatter the resort, this traditional fishing village is a low-key choice for families, groups and couples, all looking for a pretty Spanish spot.

Caldes De Malavella

Known for its amazing thermal baths built by the Romans, Caldes De Malavella is the place to be if you’re keen on spas.

Beaches

You’ll be spoilt for choice with the area’s beaches. From lively, family-friendly golden stretches to quiet pine-fringed coves, the Costa Brava has it all. Tossa de Mar comes with two pristine Blue Flag beaches, while Lloret de Mar has five sand-and-shingle stretches to brag about.

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Platja Gran

Sights

This coastal stretch and the surrounding area has plenty to offer you if you’ve got an interest in history and culture. Think old town charm – and even a lighthouse! The breathtaking backdrop is enough to leave anyone in awe too, with vast expanses of unspoilt landscape.

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Benedormiens Castle

Benedormiens Castle

Platja d'Aro - Girona, Costa Brava

This impressive castle was originally built to protect Platja d’Aro against attacks from the Moors. It has a long history dating back to the 11th century. The castle has been beautifully restored and is now...
Bufalaranya Castle

Bufalaranya Castle

Roses - Girona , Costa Brava

Standing on the top of a small hill, the Bufalaranya Castle was built in the eighth century, remained in use until the 14th century and is now a Cultural Asset of National Interest. You can still see a tower...

Activities

Thrill seekers will be pleased to hear that there’s both a theme park and waterpark in the area. You can even catch a train to the bright lights of Barcelona or Girona. If you find it hard to sit still, you’ll enjoy Peralada’s offering of sports and activities including horse riding and golf.

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Eating and drinking

Spanish food is bursting with flavour, and with so much to choose from it can be hard to decide on a dish! That’s where tapas comes into play – little bite-size plates of tasty nibbles, often served with bread and great when teamed with a nice glass of local red!

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L'Estartit Marina

Shopping

Tossa de Mar is a good tip for picking up locally-made ceramics (they’re something of a speciality around here). In nearby Platja d’Aro, there’s a nice selection of upmarket boutiques to peruse. Most towns also have a regular market brimming with souvenirs and super-fresh picnic supplies.

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Heaps of shopping

Heaps of shopping

Pineda de Mar - Girona , Costa Brava

Shop for unique souvenirs at the quirky shops and boutiques around Pineda de Mar's charming main square, or look for local crafts at the Friday market on the promenade. There are also plenty of supermarkets...
A range of shops

A range of shops

Santa Susanna - Girona , Costa Brava

This buzzing stretch of coastline has plenty of shops to cater for your holiday needs. Whether you want to pick up a leather handbag or shop for food for a picnic, you’ll find it here. There are shoe shops...

Nightlife

For high octane nights, Lloret de Mar is the place, with energy-packed clubs that are open from dusk till dawn. If you want things a little more low-key, Tossa’s atmospheric beachfront restaurants and bars will fit the bill – an idyllic spot to enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun go down.

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A great night out

A great night out

Roses - Girona , Costa Brava

When the sun goes down in Roses there’s plenty of nightlife. Choose from terrace bars with live music, romantic moonlit cocktails, traditional music on the beach or partying till sunrise in one of the clubs. Or...
Lively seaside bars

Lively seaside bars

Malgrat de Mar - Girona, Costa Brava

There are lots of lively bars along Malgrat's seafront offering fun evening entertainment, from comedy nights to karaoke. Catch the game at Champions sports bar, enjoy a tasty cocktail at Sunset bar, sample the...
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