There are a variety of beaches nearby ranging from tiny rocky coves to long flat stretches of golden sand.
Depending on whether you want to spend the day underwater swimming, wind surfing or exerting all your energy sun bathing there is a beach to suit your needs. Listed below are some of the favourites though this does not necessarily mean that they will be crowded. A lot depends on the time of the year.
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For a glimpse of some of the local beaches live, you can view via these web cams:
The apartment is about three quarters of a mile from Pals beach - about 15 minutes walk or a couple of minutes by car. Click here to see apartment in relation to Pals beach.
To see a selection of guests favourite beaches on video Click here here - a you tube link.
|An idyllic cove at the end of
a winding road through a
hillside of pine trees &
villas. There are a couple
of small restaurants (Such as Les Acacies) at
the bottom serving inexpensive
but good quality food. Slideshow
|A pretty fishing village
and resort close to
Small cafes and shops
on a broad promenade
surround a delightful
beach. Has its own scuba diving
|Sa Riera is very close to Pals beach
In fact you can walk from Pals
beach to Sa Riera. It does however
mean crossing 'Playa Nudista'!
Pleasant cafe (Restaurant Miramar) for lunch over
looking Sa Riera beach.
|A long flat and sandy beach close to the the apartment. Ideal
for sun bathing, swimming and wind surfing Safe for children with rocks
only at the Southern end. Slideshow
|A pretty little resort with an
attractive promenade of cafes
and restaurants surrounding a sandy safe beach. Slideshow
|Calella de Palafrugell|
|An attractive resort resort with a French feel about some the
Villas on the promonade. There are three quite separate
beaches each with their own character. Some delightful restaurants are situated
right up the waters edge. Worth a visit for either the beaches or the wineing
and dining. It is in walking
distance from Lafranc. Click on the
slide show of Calella
to get a feel for it or go to the web cam at the top of the page for
a live view.
|La Fosca & L'Escala|
|La Fosca on the
left is 20 minutes south of Pals and L'Escala on the right is about the
same distance North at the Ruines of Empurias.
|Aiguafreda & sa Tuna|
|Aiguafreda on the left and sa Tuna on the right are more coves than beaches, though sa Tuna does have a pebbly beach in front of the charming tiny promenade with its picturesque restaurants. At Aiguafreda there is the Sa Rascassa diving school and a restaurant. Both found down a windy road from Begur.|
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