Costa Brava



Costa Brava Hotels

The Costa Brava has a long stretch of rugged coastline and is in the region of Catalonia, in the north east corner of Spain.

Costa Brava is full of beautiful beaches, bustling resorts and fun-filled entertainment, perfect for all the family. For a quiet holiday, take a trip to Tossa de Mar, where you will find a couple of sand/shingle beaches, a network of narrow cobbled streets and stunning mountainous backdrop, perfect for families and couples.

For somewhere a bit livelier, you may want to visit Lloret de Mar which has a great variety of waterfront bars and pubs.

How Hot?

The Costa Brava has a typical Mediterranean climate with dry, hot summers enjoying up to 11 hours of sunshine; May and June have an average high of 77ºF (25ºC), July and August is 80ºF (27ºC) though can go higher, while September and October is 73ºF (23ºC).

Out and About

Known as the 'Wild Coast', the Costa Brava lies in the northeast region of Spain and is full of golden sandy beaches, authentic fishing villages and developed tourist resorts, making it a very popular holiday destination.

Costa Brava is high on family entertainment and offers a number of water parks which are great fun for all the family. The region also boasts the largest theme park in the Mediterranean as well as a great bird park and Marineland near Blanes. Lloret de Mar offers plenty of activities such as bowling, mini-golf and go-karting.
The clear Mediterranean waters and the rocky coves provide plenty of opportunities for a range of watersports from jet-skiing and windsurfing to snorkelling and scuba diving. If you really want to explore the region you can walk or hike through the many paths and trails or if you so desire you can explore on horseback. Golfing is another popular activity here and with the stunning scenery and excellent climate, it is the perfect activity.

There is a whole range of resorts in Costa Brava, ranging from unspoilt fishing villages to lively resorts, buzzing with energy so whatever you look for in a holiday, Costa Brava is likely to offer it.

Out for Lunch!

The Costa Brava has numerous restaurants with just about every cuisine and style of restaurant you can think of, from the expected fast food joints to Michelin-starred restaurants, Chinese and Italian cuisines to authentic Spanish tapas. Plenty of seafood can be found on most menus' throughout the Costa Brava, with Palamo's prawns, sea urchin and lobster common options.

Popular items often found on a local menu include 'Pa amb tomaquet' which is a bread brushed with tomato and olive oil, 'alli oli' is a garlic and olive oil mayonnaise, 'escalivada' is basically a side-plate of grilled vegetables. 'Suquet' a fish stew, and paella May y Montana (which means sea and mountain) which is a mixture of both fish and meat such as chicken with crayfish (pollo con cigalas) or meatballs with cuttlefish (albondigas con sepia).

Quick Facts

Flight Time - From London 2 hrs, From Manchester 2 hrs 20 mins,

Currency - Euro

Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs and Cafes - mixed

Best Time to Visit May to October

Top Hotels In Costa Brava

Here's a list of our top accommodations in Costa Brava, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.

Pineda de Mar
This beach hotel comprises a total of 75 rooms and offers comfortable accommodation with a good location for the beach and local area....

Lloret de Mar
Situated in the resort centre and approx 200m from the beach, the Xaine Sun Apartments are ideal for those on a budget and wanting to be at the heart of the nightlife....

Lloret de Mar
The hotel offers a peaceful and relaxing ambience and is just 50m from the beach in a quieter part of the resort....

Platja d'Aro
This charming hotel has everything you need for a relaxing holiday in the sun....

Platja d'Aro
This pleasant aparthotel is ideally located and offers a warm welcome to ensure that guests have an enjoyable stay....

Blanes
Spacious one and two bedroom self-catering apartments for up to 6 people, a short walk from the beach and resort centre....

Estartit
Located on a hillside, surrounded by pine trees, the Club Torre Vella Apartments are ideal for those on a budget wanting to explore the area....

Estartit
Sa Gavina Medes Apartments provides spacious accommodation in a central location with easy access to local amenities which makes it a good base for exploring the area....

Santa Susanna
Caprici Hotel is on the beach making it perfect for beach lovers and families. A modern hotel with great services and facilities....

Calella
This popular hotel is situated in between Barcelona and Girona which is perfect for those who wish to explore the area....

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