Situated on the northeast coast of Spain, Costa Brava is the perfect choice for a week or two on the beach. Golden sands, tranquil coves, windswept cliffs and scenic seaside towns – Costa Brava holidays are truly spectacular. Probably the most scenic of all the Spanish Costas, Costa Brava enjoys Mediterranean weather, where summers see temperature in mid-twenties, making the warm sunny months of May and June the best time to visit.
With sun, sea, sand and Blue Flag beaches for safe swimming, holidays to the Costa Brava are ever popular with families. Beaches are just the starting point of a wide array of things to do in Costa Brava. Choose from the Blue Flag beaches of Tossa de Mar, the lively beach in Lloret de Mar, or the 3km-long stretch of Calella de la Costa. If you’re looking for serenity, visit the golden sands of Platja de Castell.
Costa Brava’s best-known resort is the buzzing Lloret de Mar, but this area also boasts lots of off-the-beaten-track beaches and little towns that ooze traditional Catalonian spirit, too. Even the larger resorts are home to picturesque ports, small fishing communities and pretty coves, so Costa Brava is often said to offer the best of both worlds. Girona is a great destination to explore on a day trip at just one hour away, or if you’re looking for a city break, visit Barcelona along the south coast, a 2-hour journey away. For nightlife in Costa Brava, hit the party capital of Lloret de Mar, which houses rocking bars, clubs and pubs that won't disappoint.
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