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BEACH OF SANTA CRISTINA

Santa Cristina Beach is a long sandy area of ​​about 300 meters located in Lloret de Mar, next to the hermitage of the same name.

This beach is located between the cliffs of the Botanical Garden of Pinya de Rosa and the pine forests that surround the road that leads to the Hermitage of Santa Cristina.

Location: 3,5 km from Lloret

Length: 450 m

Width: 40 m

Sand: Fine

Pending: 10%

EQUIPMENT

Rental of umbrellas

Kiosks selling ice cream and drinks

Showers equipped with foot washes

Lockers service

Sand cleaning service on the beach

Litter bins distributed along the entire beach

SALVAGE AND FIRST AID SERVICE

Rescue and first aid service

Rescue and first aid:

From 06/15 to 09/15: from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Surveillance of beaches:

From 05/15 to 06/30: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

From 01/07 to 31/08: 10.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.

From 01/09 to 15/10: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

It has been awarded in many occasions with the Blue Flag badge,

 

It is a family beach, one of the most emblematic for lloretenses, with shallow crystalline waters and fine sand.

The beach is divided into two parts separated by a characteristic rock, Punta des Canó, with an opening that allows the passage between the beach of Santa Cristina and its neighbor, Cala Treumal. The only tourist establishment in the area is the Hotel Santa Marta.

Cala Treumal, much more collected and intimate, and with its appearance is much more wild and natural. It belongs to the neighboring town of Blanes and is located right at the foot of the Hermitage of Santa Cristina. You can visit this beautiful sanctuary (from whose terrace you can get beautiful views of the coast).

For those who love snorkeling, there is a secret hidden somewhere under the sea, in front of the coast of Santa Cristina beach, an image of Santa Cristina.

 

THERE IS PARKING PAYMENT BOTH FOR CARS AND MOTORCYCLES.

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 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!

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!