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Cala de Sant Francesc
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Cala de Castell
Stretching from Blanes in the south, to the French border in the north, the Costa Brava is made up of 255 kilometres of stunning, rugged coastline. It has long since been a popular holiday destination with locals and foreigners alike, and it’s not hard to see why. Rocky outcrops, crystalline water and picture-perfect bays, known as calas, characterise these breathtakingly beautiful Mediterranean shores, and despite the heavy tourism, there are still some solitary, untamed spots to be found.
Cala de Sant Francesc. Blanes.
Easily accessible, this quiet, family-friendly cove is largely unspoilt and boasts crystalline waters, ideal for swimming.
Cala del Senyor Ramon. Santa Cristina d’Aro.
This is the largest cala between Tossa de Mar and Sant Feliu de Guíxols. Despite the stunning backdrop of dramatic rugged cliffs, the cala is relatively unknown to tourists possibly due to the lengthy winding path that leads down from the car park.
Cala de Roques Planes. Sant Antoni de Calonge.
Eroded by the elements over thousands of years, the smooth, rounded granite formations of this unique cala create a warm, sun-soaked solarium and perfect rock pools for swimming and snorkelling.
Cala Boadella. Lloret de Mar.
Despite its reputation as the epicentre of cheap package holidays, there are many beautiful beaches near Lloret de Mar. Cala Boadella is one such peaceful spot, and boasts 310 metres of golden sands surrounded by pine trees.
Cala Pola. Tossa de Mar.
A true beauty spot with a family atmosphere, this tiny sheltered cove is located between Cala Bona and Cala Giverola along a spectacular, windy stretch of coast between Tossa de Mar and Sant Feliu de Guíxols.
Cala de Castell. Palamós.
The idyllic Cala de Castell exudes unspoilt beauty with generous golden sands and clear waters which have inspired many artists over the years.
Cala d’Aigua Xelida. Tamariu.
This small but beautiful cove is accessible only on foot from Carrer de Cala Marquesa, located 1km northeast of charming Tamariu, with its quaint restaurants and fine horseshoe-shaped beach.