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Reviews of our villas in Costa Brava

We have 698 reviews of our villas in Costa Brava.

3 bedroom villa in Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava
September 2019

Fabulous location, very large,traditional house but be aware- its on the hill! Lots of steps! But what a view! Wish I booked for a month! Very homely,comfortable atmosphere. Loved it.

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Renter: Barbara
Barbara Family from Kildare, Ireland
4 bedroom villa to rent in Begur, Costa Brava
July 2019

Loved the pool, house etc Had thought it was walking distance from sa tuna but actually location is further south than pin on advert shows meaning the need to drive to the beach. The region is fantastic...3 weeks next time!

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Renter: Wesley
Wesley Family from Ashby De La Zouch, United Kingdom
4 bedroom villa rental in Begur, Costa Brava, with private pool
April 2019

Amazing family home on the top of the hills of Begur. Very complete home with fully equipped kitchen including basic cooking ingredients as herbs and olive oil, a dedicated washing area with washing machine ánd dryer. Home is in a very quiet area and very well secured with electric blinders and gated garden. Check-in with Interhome was quick and efficient. If any drawback, I would say the check-out time could be later (12.00 instead of 10.00) to allow for a more comfortable checkout. Other than that, would recommend without any doubt!

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Renter: Belén L.
Belén L.
3 bedroom Roses holiday villa rental with private pool
April 2019

The house has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, perfect! The outdoor pool is okay for a dip. Behind the house there is a small pond with ornamental fish. The kitchen is well equipped, washing machine and clotheslines available. We only needed a kettle and cleaning supplies. Terrace and conservatory overlooking the sea a dream! Garage perfect for bikes or cars. Top supermarket with kl. Restaurant nearby. Very good excursion possibilities. Center within walking distance.

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Renter: Dirk Z.
Dirk Z.
4 bedroom villa to rent in Calonge, Costa Brava
April 2019

The house is beautiful, comfortable, with all the necessary tools, in an urbanization close to the town, many supermarkets, bars and restaurants nearby. Everything has been comfort and we have been able to enjoy a medieval market in the town of Calonge, the stay has been great.

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Renter: Vanesa G.
Vanesa G.
5 bedroom Sant Feliu de Guíxols villa to rent
April 2019

The villa is very pretty. We regret not having seen anyone from the agency to guide us. We were delivering a little to ourselves. We had a pleasant stay.

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Renter: Julie A.
Julie A.

Travel guide

Villas in the Costa Brava

The Costa Brava, which translates to 'rugged coast' in Spanish, is the northernmost and arguably the most beautiful of the Costas, situated in northeastern Spain in the province of Girona. Known for its pristine Mediterranean beaches, Michelin star restaurants and historic architecture, this coastal paradise is the perfect package when it comes to sunny escapes. Boasting a 60km stretch of glorious fine sand and shallow waters, this diverse region reaches all the way from the seaside town of Blanes to the French border.

It's famous for its crystal-clear Blue Flag beaches, with plenty of smaller fishing towns where families can enjoy a quieter side of Spain. With some 160km of coastline, the costa Brava is the perfect destination for a Mediterranean beach break, boasting 28 Blue Flag beaches to soak up the sunshine. Signpost paths will lead you to the small beaches dotted around the region, while excursions from here will take you to the nearby towns of Llançà, El Port de la Selva, La Selva de Mar, Cadaqués, Roses, Palau-saverdera, Vilajuïga and Pau. Families with young children will love Aqua Brava Water Park, with Europe's biggest wave pool, mazes, towers and a tropical island climbing frame.

A foody's paradise, there are over 2,500 restaurants in the Costa Brava's Girona province and a wine making history spanning over 2,500 years. Taste the delights of the catch of the day with fresh Catalan seafood in abundance, as well as an international cuisine. Explore the local vineyards with a wine tasting tour and discover a tradition that has been perfected over two millennia.

Its picture-perfect landscape is a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers who come to explore the many scenic hiking and cycling trails, rural terrain and picturesque bays and coves. There are plenty of natural parks to explore, from the exotic botanical gardens of Jardi Botanic de Cap Roig, to Cap de Creus National Park with its protected species of wildlife. Golfers will be in their element, as the Costa Brava is home to some of the most famous 18-hole courses, rated the best in Spain. PGA Catalunya holds the fifth most popular golf course in Europe, with world-class facilities and regular tournaments. The famous Cap Roig music festival is held here every July and August, with over 20 concerts taking place. The stage has seen many a famous performer, from Bob Dylan to James Morrison.

Discover architectural wonders just outside the historic 17th century town of L’Escala and take a step back in time with fascinating Roman and Greek remnants, from the ruins of ancient villages to the remains of an amphitheatre. Make a visit to the archaeological museum here and see some of the elaborate mosaics on display. The region's impressive natural beauty has even inspired the likes of Dalí, Miró and Picasso, who leave behind a legacy of world-famous surrealist art. Unwind in the fishing village of Palafrugell, home to Cap Roig Botanical Gardens, where nature lovers can marvel at the colourful displays of exotic flora and fauna. Nestled under the 20th century hilltop castle, it houses over 100 species of Mediterranean plant life, with over 22 sections of garden to explore.

Whether you're a couple, family, or a big group of friends, our Clickstay rentals put you at the heart of it all.

Key holiday info

  • A flight from the UK to Girona Airport takes approx. 2 hours, however Barcelona is the Costa Brava's main neighbouring city and closest airport, so flying to Barcelona may be the better option for you.
  • July is the hottest month with an average temperature of 24°C, falling to 8°C in winter.
  • The Costa Brava is home to Spain's most popular golf course, PGA Catalunya.
  • The Costa Brava has the highest concentration of Michelin Star restaurants; 20 of them are located in the province of Girona.
  • The Blue Flag beaches of Tossa de Mar are a paradise for sun worshippers, with everything from secluded bays to snorkeling spots and even naturalist beaches.
  • In total, the Costa Brava's glorious coastline has approx. 250 beaches and coves!

Where to go in Costa Brava

Roses

Watch the sun set from Roses (or Rosas in Spanish) in the province of Girona. It is the only resort facing west and home to the largest fishing fleet on the Costa Brava. Sunworshippers will love Roses as all its beaches are Blue Flag and family-friendly!

Tossa de Mar

103km north of Barcelona, the ancient walled city of Tossa de Mar is known as the 'blue paradise', inspiring famous artists and Hollywood stars such as Ava Gardner. Explore its hidden bays and famous La Vila Vella castle for a mix of culture and natural beauty.

Palamós

Palamós in Girona province is a small fishing town 100km south of the French border. It is surrounded by mountain valleys and natural springs. Remants of its fascinating medieval past can be found in the old town, with its ancient castle and cobbled alleyways.

Lloret de Mar

The coastal town of Lloret de Mar lies 40km south of Girona. Once a fishing village, the coast has been transformed into a thriving tourist resort boasting some stunning Blue Flag beaches. A must-see is the fairytale-like castle of Sant Joan at the top of the cliff.

Calella de Palafrugell

Known as the 'Devon of Spain', experience an authentic Spanish holiday at Calella de Palafrugell fishing village, situated in the region of Bajo Ampurdián. Discover charming coves and shallow water beaches perfect for relaxing with the whole family.

Begur

Enjoy the laid-back life in sleepy Begur, a 50 minute drive from Girona. Its beautiful coast overlooks the 7 Medes Islands, a protected marine reserve since 1973. Discover medieval remnants in the old quarter, as well as a string of atmospheric restaurants and cosy shops.

Did you know...

  • Famous masterpieces such as 'Costa Brava Sunset' by Bherens were inspired by this beautiful region, and artists like Picasso, Dalí and Miró spent much of their formative years in Catalonia.
  • 1/3 of the province of Girona is protected land, with 8 natural parks and 4 botanical gardens!
  • The famous Dali Triangle; The Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres, the Salvador Dalí House-Museum in Portlligat and the Gala Dalí Castle in Púbol is a must-see for art lovers.
  • The Costa Brava and Girona Pyrenees boast 13 golf courses, with 5 rated the best in Spain!

Discover Costa Brava

Take a look at our blog posts about where to go in Costa Brava and what to do on your holiday in Costa Brava.

Top 6 Hidden Gems of Costa Brava

29 March 2019 Posted in Spain, Destinations

Spain is one of the most visited holiday destinations in the world, with golden beaches, warm climate and turquoise waters. So for those of you who think you've 'done' Spain, we've put together some hidden gems you might not know about in Costa Brava. 

10 Best Beach Resorts Near Girona Airport

5 July 2019 Posted in Spain, General

Flying into Girona Airport? Discover the best beach resorts a short drive away.

4 Reasons To Visit Empuriabrava

20 March 2019 Posted in Family Holidays, Spain

Empuriabrava is an enchanting town of winding waterways, colourful riverside houses and award-winning beaches. And that's just scratching the surface - here are 4 reasons you should visit this unique resort.