With its combination of dramatic scenery and magnificent Mediterranean coastline, the Costa Brava (known as the Wild Coast) has so much to offer for a sunshine break, with a treasure trove of colourful fishing villages, sparkling beaches and memorable experiences to savour and enjoy.
Few areas can compare to the Costa Brava when it comes finding an idyllic spot to relax and soak up the sun. With a plethora of options available that are scattered along the coastline, you’re never far from a convenient place to put your towel.
The Costa Brava region is blessed with an array of historic, beautiful villages to explore, with many dating back to medieval times. From the colour of Begur and Calella de Palafrugell – regarded as one of the most beautiful villages in Spain – to the majesty of Peratallada and Pals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy – and all just a short drive from the resort.
From taking to your bike and experiencing the region’s world-famous cycle routes and sampling one of the many watersports on offer to paying homage to discovering more about the works of legendary Spanish artist Salvador Dali or indulging in the Costa Brava’s many gastronomic delights, there’s so much to experience, and the hardest part is finding the time to fit everything in.
The capital of the Costa Brava, Girona is renowned for its 2,000-year history and well-preserved medieval and Jewish quarters dating back to between the 11th and 15th centuries. From its Arabic baths and the 14th-century city walls to the Romanesque and Baroque cathedral and various celebratory events held throughout the year, Girona is a must-visit for any lovers of history, culture and gastronomy.