Monthly Archives: April 2018

CALA S’AGÜIA

Cala S’Agüia, belongs to the beautiful town known as “Puerta de la Costa Brava“, Blanes. Little known by visitors, it is a sight to behold, it is a very suitable cove for artistic photography and snorkeling.

Length: 70m

Types of sand: pebbles and rock formations.

Accesses: on foot.

Distance from the center: 800 m. approx.

Services: Ideal beach for scuba diving.

Cala S’Agüia is located next to the Botanical Garden Piña de Rosa, in fact it is from its parking where the pedestrian path begins that after 700 meters crossing a very wooded area, the forests of Sant Francesc, takes us to a landscape to frame, Cala S’Agüia.

Cala S’Agüia is located on a small bay with a tremendously irregular coastline, the most typical of the Costa Brava. Its orientation and geographical location makes it a quite well protected cove, where you want to snorkel.

The floor of the cove has no sand and is composed exclusively of pebbles and even large rock formations.

Agüia means “Needle” and the name comes from the rocky point that protects it to the north. On both sides of the cove there are islands of great visual attraction.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

BEACH OF TREUMAL

Located between Lloret de Mar and Blanes. It is the smallest beach of the four that offers the municipality of Blanes and the one that is farther north. Surrounded by a landscape declared Natural Area of ​​National Interest, such as Pinya de Rosa.

Length: 115 meters

Average width: 30 meters

Composition / Type: Golden Sand

Accesses: Easy on foot / By car: parking 350m away from Cala Santa Cristina / En Barco

Distance from the center: 3.5 km

Services: kiosks, ice creams, skates and hammocks rental

 Cala Treumal is located next to the botanical garden of Pinya de Rosa, in a natural environment formed by a pine forest. It also has the attraction of being separated by a large rock from another excellent cove, Santa Cristina.

The access to the cove is by a path well-conditioned from the public parking, when you go down you realize that the cove is really paradisiacal. The quality of this beach is recognized by obtaining the blue flag. Thus, Cala Treumal enjoys excellent services: sunbeds, parasols and skates, showers equipped with foot washes, and even a rescue station in the central summer months. And a restaurant that receives the same name as the cove.

From the cove you can take another walk to the sanctuary of the fishermen, the Hermitage of Santa Cristina. Located on the top of the promontory in the pine forest. And which can be accessed by a path that starts from Cala Treumal itself.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

 

CALA OF SANT FRANCESC

This cove is also known as “Cala Bona“, located on the outskirts of Blanes. Cala San Francesc is a beautiful beach of golden sands, calm and crystalline waters and a beautiful natural environment full of pine trees.

Length: 200m

Types of sand: fat.

Accesses: parking (Blue Zone – Payment)

 Distance from the center of Blanes: 2 Km.

Services: ice creams, showers, skate and hammock hire, cruises, bar / restaurant, lifeguard post.

It is located two kilometers from the center of Blanes, very close to the beautiful botanical garden of Marimurtra.

It is a semi-urban cove, surrounded by a pine forest, but also housing and apartments that form the urbanization of the same name.

We find all kinds of services and facilities: showers, beach bars, sunbeds, pedal boats, lifeguard service, free parking and even a restaurant. Therefore, it is a perfect beach to enjoy with the family.

To get to the beach we can do it behind the port that leads us to it through the botanical garden of Marimurtra.

It has been awarded year after year with the blue flag for the quality of its waters and its excellent services.

Cala Sant Francesc, very esteemed by the inhabitants of the municipality, welcomes in it and in the chapel that the crown l’Aplec de l’Amor, every 28th of July. Where concerts, fun activities and other family events are held.

 The chapel is on the top of the promontory, which is accessed by another path that starts from the cove.

In the southern part of the coast, and located offshore, we find the rocky cliffs called Niells de Cala Sant Francesc.

The landscape of Cala de Sant Francesc is very beautiful. The beach offers rocky groups near its shore that allow the practice of snorkeling at a shallow depth.

We also find in it a path that starts in the cove in the direction of the tip of S’Agulla.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

CALA SA FORCANERA

Cala Sa Forcanera is a small and secluded sandy beach accessible from the sea.

It is located in the town of Blanes. Access by land is only possible through private land.

Length: 15m

Types of sand: sand.

Accesses: with boat.

Distance from the center: 350 m. approx.

Services: Ideal beach for scuba diving.

From the viewpoints of the Mar i Murtra Botanical Garden you can get magnificent views of the Cala Sa Forcanera.

The visitor who accesses it by kayak or with a similar boat will find that the cove is truly paradisiacal.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

CALA OF THE PUNTA OF SANTA ANNA

On the other side of the port, near the Punta de Santa Anna, at the foot of the convent of Blanes we find the cove of Santa Anna, also known as “playa dels Capellans”.

Length: 75m

Types of sand: stone.

Accesses: behind (Lateral) of the port.

Centre distance: 300 m.

Services: showers.

Ideal beach for scuba diving. We can get there after a 10-minute walk, by a very accessible road that starts from the centre of the town. If you come by car, you will have to leave the car in the port pay parking. Along the beach we find areas of golden sand and pebbles, so it is suitable for all tastes. Its waters are crystal clear and intense blue, perfect for diving or snorkeling and also offers showers.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

DELTA OF LA TORDERA. (S’Abanell beach final section)

Beach where nudism, naturism is practiced. Located in the Delta de La Tordera, between Blanes and Malgrat de Mar. Accesses: both sides of the Tordera (Riera) (dirt road, practicable partly with vehicle and final section on foot) From the end of the street of the campsites to 200m walking through the sand.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

BLANES BEACH

The  Blanes Beach is next to the port and you will recognize it by the large Sa Palomera rock, which is on your right and which separates it from the next beach, S’Abanell.

Length: 540 m

Types of sand: fat.

Accesses: Pg / del Mar.

 Distance from the center: center.

Services: Kiosks, ice creams, WC / showers, skates and hammocks rental, cruises, also have nets to play beach volleyball, access for the disabled, lifeguard post, spaces for small children. Boat rental in the Port of Blanes.

This golden sand beach is located in the center of the village of Blanes. Surrounded by the promenade and clearly urban environment. The beach has easy access and has an underground car park in the area.

Especially attractive for the whole family, for its large size and also for all kinds of services: showers, sunbeds, hammocks, pedal boats, lifeguard service … It also has networks for all those who like to play volleyball . The municipal offer includes the Children’s Club, a closed area with specialized monitors designed to offer activities for the little ones.

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

TAXIS COMPANIES

If you do not want to drive, there’s no problem. Wherever you go, you can move around the Costa Brava with the taxi companies at your fingertips.

You can find a taxi stop in all locations.

 

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

PORTS

CRUISE PORTS

If you arrive by sea, the Costa Brava also welcomes you with open arms. Connect to www.costabravacruiseports.com for more information.

The port of Palamós is one of the entrance routes to the Costa Brava if you arrive by cruise. It is located in Palamós, a tourist, commercial and fishing tradition town, just one hour from Barcelona and with all the attractions of the Girona regions at your fingertips. Connect to www.costabravacruiseports.com for more information.

If you want to come to the Costa Brava on a cruise, the port of Roses is an excellent option. It is located in the town of Roses, a town of Mediterranean character, in the beautiful bay of the town. When you reach the mainland, you can start enjoying the surroundings: two natural parks on both sides of the town. Connect to www.costabravacruiseports.com for more information.

SPORT PORTS

 From Blanes to Portbou, the Costa Brava offers a wide range of small marinas and yacht clubs that delight Mediterranean lovers. If you are one of them, get ready to enjoy this wonderful coastline that is waiting for you.

  • Club de Vela BlanesBlanes
  • Club Nàutic AiguablavaBegur
  • Club Nàutic Cala CanyellesLloret de Mar
  • Club Nàutic Costa BravaPalamós
  • Club Nàutic EstartitL’Estartit (Torroella de Montgrí)
  • Club Nàutic l’EscalaL’Escala
  • Club Nàutic LlafrancLlafranc (Palafrugell)
  • Club Nàutic LlançàLlançà
  • Club Nàutic Port d’AroPlatja d’Aro (Castell-Platja d’Aro)
  • Club Nàutic Port de la SelvaEl Port de la Selva
  • Club Nàutic Sant Feliu de GuíxolsSant Feliu de Guíxols
  • Club Nàutic Sant Miquel de ColeraColera
  • Club Nàutic Sant Pere PescadorSant Pere Pescador
  • Marina EmpuriabravaEmpuriabrava (Castelló d’Empúries)
  • Port Esportiu de RosesRoses
  • Port Esportiu Marina PalamósPalamós
  • Puerto de PortbouPortbou
  • Canales de Santa MargaridaRoses

 

MARITIME CRUISES

In an open land to the sea like the Costa Brava cannot miss the offer of maritime cruises. The first sight of the beaches, coves and cliffs of the coast will make you fall in love and invite you to discover all its treasures.

 

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!

AIR TAXI

You have the air taxi service from Girona-Costa Brava airport. The most exclusive and fastest way to connect with the main national and European destinations.

For who is interested in this service you can visit the website of the company that provides this service: http://centervol.es/

I inform you that if your emotions are aerial, you have an aerodrome on the Costa Brava

The aerodrome of Empuriabrava is located in the municipality of Castelló d’Empúries and for 30 years it has been the most important meeting place for skydiving enthusiasts on the Costa Brava.

It is one of the largest and most important parachuting centers in the world, with around 125,000 jumps per year. In addition, they have a pilot and skydiving school and jumps of different modalities are offered.

 

We must be aware that if we do not take care of our environment, there will come a time when many things we do will not be able to carry them out. Therefore, I urge you to respect all the places I show you, as if it were your house, as it is!