The Costa Brava is one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations, it has suffered from over development in many places but you can still find some scenic places to visit, areas with beautiful scenery, lovely beaches and sheltered coves.
The resort of Calella is approximately 3 miles or 5km from busy Lloret de Mar, is a well established tourist spot with plenty of amenities and facilities.
You should take some time to explore the old part of town with its narrow streets, sample tapas at one of the traditional Spanish bars. The resort has numerous shopping streets to stroll around where you can purchase your souvenirs or treat yourselves to some leather goods maybe. Well worth visiting is the towns museum which gives you an insight into Calella’s history, you should also visit the beautiful Santa Maria church.
You will probably want to spend a lot of time on the beaches which are course golden sand; there are some pebbly places too. Here you can hire sun beds and parasols, relax, sunbathe and swim. There are a variety of watersports on offer you may wish to try including pedalos and windsurfing. Alongside the beach is a tree lined promenade where you can enjoy a drink at one of the beach bars.
Nightlife is varied and can be lively with many bars and discos staying open until the early hours, nightclubs are to be found in the modern part of the town, the party scene here often goes on until late! You will find plenty of restaurants to have a relaxing evening meal and perhaps a stroll to the sea front. Many of the hotels have a programme of entertainment on offer for their guests. Nightclubs are popular with locals as well as the holidaymakers.
Calella is well situated for visiting many places of interest, you may prefer to hire a car and discover these attractions at your leisure if you want to explore locally perhaps a bike or scooter would suit you, all are available for hire in the resort. You should take a stroll through the Dalmau Park a peaceful place, it has a wooded corner, and children’s play areas, pergolas and a garden area.
Calella is a popular international resort and is close to beautiful mountain scenery and to several fun parks if you are looking for a lively fun family day out.