Destination guide

Charming Costa Brava will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Costa Brava. Revered for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Take in top local attractions such as Roses Beach and Cadaques Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Costa Brava

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Costa Brava a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emporda Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Mas Oller (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Celler Can Sais (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Mas Molla (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Golf Club d'Aro (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Golf Girona (13.1 mi / 21 km)

Seasonal weather in Costa Brava

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Costa Brava

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Costa Brava is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roses Beach (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Cadaques Beach (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Tossa de Mar Beach (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Lloret de Mar Beach (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • El Pou del Petroli (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Gola del Ter Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Costa Brava

Fly into Gerona (GRO-Costa Brava), the closest airport, located 17.4 mi (28.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Perpignan (PGF-Perpignan - Rivesaltes Intl.), which is 50.7 mi (81.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Flaça Station, Sant Jordi Desvalls Station and Sant Miquel de Fluvià Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Costa Brava?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 15,719 holiday rentals near Costa Brava. From 3,480 Houses to 3,255 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Costa Brava for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Costa Brava?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Costa Brava. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • France: 236,025 holiday rentals
  • Barcelona: 4,271 holiday rentals
  • Southern France: 144,231 holiday rentals
  • Calonge: 3,871 holiday rentals
  • Girona: 638 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Costa Brava! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Costa Brava?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Costa Brava with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Barcelona: 4,271 holiday homes
  • Calonge: 3,871 holiday homes
  • Girona: 638 holiday homes
  • Llafranc: 3,858 holiday homes
  • Calella: 1,597 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Costa Brava?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Costa Brava. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Roses Beach: 7,132 holiday rentals
  • Sant Pol de Mar Station: 4,124 holiday rentals
  • Girona (GIA-Girona Train Station): 5,931 holiday rentals
  • Tossa de Mar Beach: 6,510 holiday rentals
  • Aiguablava Beach: 6,988 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Costa Brava listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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