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The beaches of Costa Brava are widely regarded as some of the best in the Mediterranean. Many have been given blue flag status and received additional awards for all-round beauty. Some have been popularised online and in the major guidebooks. Others are visited by small community of Costa Brava residents and international travellers. Whatever your tastes or desires, it is worth starting out with a tour of the following beaches.
Platja de Pals
This beach is situated mid-way along the rugged Costa Brava coastline. It is a relatively quiet sandy stretch, mainly visited by local people. Those of you taking cheap Directline Holidays to Costa Brava with a partner may like to spend some time in the secluded Platja coves that look out across the crystal clear ocean waters.
This is another of the Costa Brava’s hidden gems. You won’t find many people speaking English along the glorious white sands. However, the friendly locals may well invite you to play a game of beach football or try some Spanish seafood. You could round off the day by visiting one of the lovely beach-front restaurants.
This beach is generally packed out with tourists during the hot summer days. Some lounge about on towels in an attempt to catch the perfect tan. Others hire out kayaks and surf boards for some water based action. There are plenty of local beach bars, where musicians entertain the crowds well into the evening.
This family friendly beach is absolutely ideal for the building of sand castles. You may even like to take a dip in the cool and calm waters. Just don’t forget the importance of wearing high factor sun tan lotion when splashing about underneath the Costa Brava sun.
Cap de Creus
There are a wide variety of plant and animal species to be seen in this beach-front nature reserve. You can also take a walk along the local pathways and observe the scenery that acted as a great inspiration to Salvador Dali. It is possible to round off the perfect day with a fantastic seafood meal at the Cap de Creus restaurant.
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