The Costa Brava might not be a worldwide famous touristic destination but it is defenitely one of the most breathtaking zones of Spain, with uncountable beaches, famous art museums and little towns with history.
Here are our suggestions of the best places in the Costa Brava:
1. Jardi Botànic de Marimurtra
The first village of the Costa Brava is Blanes which has an emblematic garden. The dream garden was constructed one century ago by a rich German, Car Faust, next to the beach. Surprisingly, it has been conserved and is now one of the icons of the village.
The combination of the green of the garden with plenty of plants and flowers from whole around the world and the blue of the water of the see makes it unique. You can get lost in the order of the disorder of the art of a visionary.
2. Cala Banys
Do you want to spend hours and hours chating without having sense of time? In Cala Banys you will forget about your daily routine and disconnect from the world. No matter with who you go with it’s the perfect bar to end the day or just to spend a chill afternoon.
During the day, you can enjoy the spectacular views with a cristal blue water and the particular rocks of the Costa Brava. By night, you will enjoy the sound of the waves and becoming and intimate and romantic place.
This is a must place to visit to discover the true essence of Lloret de Mar.
3. Cala Bona
Not far away from Tossa de Mar, this little spot has an air of the Caribbean sea. You will find a camouflaged beach bar in the middle of no where. You can enjoy delicious sea food, amazing mojito’s and sangrias only 100 meters away from the sea with a peaceful view. In this precious place you will defenitly feel the mediterranian vibes.
Take note and remember the beach bar is only open during the summer.
4. The medieval castle of Tossa de Mar
This is probably the most charming little village of the Costa Brava. The locals have been able to preserve its essence. You can enjoy a walk around there and smell the history and the marine culture.
With athentic restaurants where the best fresh fish is served and friendly locals that treat tourists as they were they friends. Also by night, Tossa de Mar has its unique picturesque sight with a warm lighting sorrounding the medieval fortress.
5. El Far de Sant Sebastià
The Lighthouse of Sant Sebastian is an obligatory stop if you want to have the best instagram picture of a breathtaking panoramic view of the Costa Brava. From the top of the tower you will appreciate and see all the little towns sorrounding the tower like Llafranch or Calella de Palafurgell.
Remember also that if you want to enjoy a drink or a suhsi meal there is a restaurant where you will enjoy the calm and peace while watching the sunset in the immensity of the see.
6. Mirador de S’Agaró
While wandering around the Costa Brava and following the path of “El Camí de Ronda” between Sa Conca and the beach of Sant Pol you will come across with this viewpoint which is composed of 6 colums and located next to a little square.
Don’t forget to stop and take a Deep breath there, you will be sorrounded by the amazing nature of the Mediterranian sea.
It’s not done to go to Costa Brava and not visit Cadaquès. If you already have done a little bit of research about Cadaquès you will see that the village of Cadaquès is the most representative images of the Costa Brava.
Its charm is based on its little white houses, the authentical little streets and the church which you can see from every part of the village.
This is an important tip for the ones that get sick in the car, there are a lot of curves and be patient because of traffic jams in the summer.
8. The Natural Park of Cap de Creus
The natural zone of Cap de Creus is spectacular. There are no words to describe this part of the Costa Brava. There are many little beaches to have a swim, relax or just enjoy playing with your kids, animals, friends or couple.
Need to do sport or to move your body? Go for a short or long walk and discover by yourself what we mean by having no words to describe this landscape. Rocks of zoomorphic shapes which can play with your imagination and let your creativity flow.
9. Dalí’s House in Portlligat
Take the unique chance to visit the house of one of the most worldwide famous artists. As could not be otherwise, the house of Dali is very particular. From the outside you can see very big eggs and from the inside all the corridors are a laberynth with different romos.
10. Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes
Located in Port de la Selva, this iconic spot is the most cultural visit of the ten places to visit. It’s the most famous monastery of the Costa Brava and also the one with the most history. It has a church and is open to the public. It has a romanesque architecture and creates a visual impact when you drive through it.
Don’t doubt it and go to Costa Brava to enjoy your relaxing vacations.