Estartit, Costa Brava, Spain
Once a fishing village Estartit is now a modern tourist resort popular with families seeking fun in the sun. Although not just popular with families, Estartit has plenty to offer visitors of all ages.
The resort offers a long sandy beach, well serviced for tourists, as well as sun-bathers its also a popular spot for scuba divers thanks the Medes Islands, an archipelago of seven islands which provide a wide range of marine life.Read more about: Beaches | Things to do | Out and about | Nearby places of Interest | Estartit Reviews
One of the main attractions to the area is the long golden sandy beaches. The main beach is approx 3km long and is the longest stretch on the Costa Brava. The main beach offers a variety of watersports, sun loungers and parasols for hire plus the usual refreshments. For those who want to sunbathe and relax in a quieter spot should head to Cala Pedrosa beach which is a small little bay tucked away from the main crowd
Things to do
Water sports are a particular popular pastime here with jet skiing, sailing and windsurfing plus much more on offer. The area is also known to be one of the best spots in Europe for scuba diving. There are also several good golf courses in the area. The funfair, amusements and water park will keep the younger visitors entertained.
Out and about
Estartit has a good range of bars and restaurants which cater well for families and offer a wide range of menus catering for all tastes and budgets. There are also a couple of nightclubs which open until the early hours.
Nearby places of Interest
Roca Maura Mountain has footpaths for some great hikes and spectacular views. The glass bottom boat trip to the Medas Island is also a great day out.
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