The Costa Brava or the 'wild coast' is a resort area on Spain's Catalan Mediterranean coast to the north of Barcelona. Wild rocky cliffs overlook fine golden sandy beaches. Costa Brava holidays offer the best of modern facilities and nightlife as well as captivating scenery. The pristine beaches of the Costa Brava draw European devotees of the sand and sun regimen to its Mediterranean shores in their droves, where they bask in the golden rays of King Sol seeking the ultimate golden tan. There's football, tennis and squash for the traditionalists and parasailing, diving and surfing for the more adventurous.
The Costa Brava stretches from Blanes to the north of Barcelona, to the Pyrenees and the French border. Today, Costa Brava offers international holiday resorts with modern hotels alongside unspoiled fishing villages with rocky coves and ancient towns with medieval castles. Roses is the largest resort on the northern most stretch of the Costa, just 30 kilometers from the French border. This charming fishing port, at the north east end of the sweeping Bay of Roses, is now a popular holiday destination which has retained much of its traditional charm.
Tossa de Mar is the next major holiday resort to the south, and one of the most popular of all resorts on Costa Brava. This part of the coastline has 10 miles of beaches and small coves and is geared up for package Costa Brava holidays, but Tossa de Mar offers local historical interest with ancient defense walls and towers. Tossa de Mar is quieter and prettier than some its noisy neighbors with a picturesque old town complete with walled castle. Only a short taxi or bus ride away from the Lloret. The resort is most suitable for couples and singles.
Lloret de Mar is perhaps the most import resorts of Costa Brava with the largest number of hotels and the liveliest nightlife. Originally a fishing village, now a loud and neon-lit resort built around the Costa Brava's biggest bay. Lloret de Mar has a large beach is backed by bars, clubs and even casinos. The resort suits couples and singles not looking for a quiet time away from it all. Costa Brava holidays to Lloret de Mar offer the classic beach package holidays set in breathtaking scenery.
The popular holiday resort of Blanes is the southern end of Costa Brava and the resorts of Santa Susanna and Calella are actually part of the Costa Maresme. In practice tour operators usually refer them to as being on the Costa Brava. Santa Susanna is a friendly resort with a glorious beach stretching all the way to neighboring Malgrat. It has a relatively restrained nightlife, so is suitable for couples as well as singles.
If you're looking for Costa Brava short breaks, try a flexible flights plus hotel package that you design. Decide which combination of hotel and flight you want. You can search for Costa Brava holidays and short breaks using the search engine and also find some special deals in selected accommodation. Your Costa Brava holidays may include a trip to Barcelona, the Pyrenean Principality of Andorraor the monastery of Montserrat. The Costa Brava will make you feel right at home with the addition of sun, sea and great facilities.