10 Best Beach Resorts Near Girona Airport

Updated 16 August 2023 | by Lara McComish

Want to know where to stay in Costa Brava? Here are some of the best beach resorts near Girona Airport. 

Where is Girona airport? 

Girona Airport is based in Catalonia in the province of Girona. The Costa Brava coastal strip is served by two airports - Girona in the north and Barcelona in the south. 

Is Girona airport near the coast?

Girona Airport is located 87 miles from Cadaqués, which is the most northern Costa Brava landmark. This makes Girona Airport a great locations for families flying to Spain for their Costa Brava holidays. 


1. Lloret de Mar

24 minute drive from airport

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Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava in Spain

Lloret de Mar holidays are summed up by the lively sands. This upbeat city has a buzzing nightlife amongst beautiful Catalan style buildings. 


2. Blanes 

31 minute drive from airport

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Blanes in Costa Brava, Spain

Blanes is the most southern resort on the rugged Costa Brava strip. This popular family destination is served by 3 heart-stopping beaches, including Playa s’Abanell; the longest beach in the Girona Province. 


3. Santa Susanna

32 minute drive from airport

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Santa Susanna in Costa Brava, Spain

Lovely Santa Susanna offers an ideal location to explore not one but two major coastlines. Based in Costa Maresme but neighbouring the Costa Brava, this beachy spot offers the best of both worlds. 


4. Sant Feliu de Guíxols

32 minute drive from airport 

Sant Feliu de Guíxols in Costa Brava, Spain

Sant Feliu de Guixols is a nearby fishing village, brimming with rich local heritage. The best beaches are next door in Tossa de Mar, but Sant Feliu de Guixols could be the spirited but much less crowded base you've been searching for.


5. Tossa de Mar

33 minute drive from airport

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Tossa de Mar in Costa Brava, Spain

Speak of the devil, Tossa de Mar is full of pep. This historically important Catalan town attracts tourists for its buzzy beach vibes, probably carried over from nearby Barcelona.  


6. Palamos

40 minute drive from airport

Palamos in Costa Brava, Spain

The fishing village of Palamos sits on the northern end of a large Costa Brava bay. It's the place to come for big waves and great golf. 


7. Calella de Palafrugell

47 minute drive from airport

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Calella de Palafrugell in Costa Brava, Spain

Calella de Palafrugell is an old Spanish village that has grown into a much-loved beach resort. Best known for its fine seafood, Calella de Palafrugell holidays offer a tasty helping of authentic Catalan life. 


8. Begur

48 minute drive from airport 

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Begur in Costa Brava, Spain

Spot the Cuban inspired architecture as you wander through Begur. Plus, we think you'll be pleased to know that the beaches here are as hot as the town's Latino influences.


9. Empuriabrava

49 minute drive from airport

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Empuriabrava in Costa Brava in Spain

Empuriabrava, just 4 km from the town of Castello de Empuries, offers an enchanting escape for families. Look out for winding waterways, multicoloured houses and two long, sandy beaches. 


10. Roses

1-hour 18-minute drive from airport

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Neighbouring the France border, both nations have rubbed off on Roses. However, with its roots planted in Spain, you can expect the same sublime quality of beaches as Roses' Costa Brava neighbours. Bar the crowds, as we've kept this gem just for you... 

Costa Brava resort near Girona airport  Journey time by car
How far is Lloret de Mar from Girona airport? 24 minutes
How far is Blanes from Girona airport? 31 minutes
How far is Santa Susanna from Girona airport? 32 minutes
How far is Sant Feliu de Guíxols from Girona airport? 32 minutes
How far is Tossa de Mar from Girona airport? 33 minutes
How far is Palamos from Girona airport? 40 minutes
How far is Calella de Palafrugell from Girona airport? 47 minutes
How far is Begur from Girona airport? 48 minutes
How far is Empuriabrava from Girona airport? 49 minutes
How far is Roses from Girona airport? 1 hour 18 minutes


UK Airport Direct Flight duration to Girona Airport 
London Stansted 2 hours 5 minute
Manchester 2 hours 25 minutes
Birmingham 2 hours 10 minutes
Edinburgh 2 hours 45 minutes

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