Hotels in Platja d'Aro
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Spa La Terrassa
Platja d'Aro 49 yd from city centre
Situated 3 minutes' walk from Platja d'Aro Beach, Hotel Spa La Terrassa offers a spa zone (extra cost), free gym and outdoor...
Platja d'Aro 82 yd from city centre
Set 150 metres from Platja Gran Beach, Hotel S’Agoita is a family-run hotel located in the commercial centre of Platja...
Platja d'Aro 115 yd from city centre
Rooms: all have an en suite bathroom, balconies, safe, satellite TV and telephone. Facilities: these include a car park,...
Platja d'Aro 148 yd from city centre
Our unrivalled location, on the coast and near the main transport routes, the number of businesses, the variety of nightlife...
Platja d'Aro 168 yd from city centre
Set on the beachfront, Aparthotel Xic is located in Platja d’Aro, on the Costa Brava. The property offers free WiFi in...
Platja d'Aro 195 yd from city centre
From Barcelona: Take the A7 motorway and keep on going until Exit number 9, direction Sant Feliu de Guíxols/Platja d'Aro From...
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One of the jewels of the Costa Brava, Platja d'Aro is a charming town that attracts visitors from all across Europe and beyond. It may be small, but Platja d'Aro offers something to please everyone, with sites of historical interest, natural beauty, and even a water park.
Holiday accommodation in Platja d'Aro is affordable and comfortable, and often offers beautiful views of the old town or the Mediterranean Sea.
Neighbourhoods of Platja d'Aro
There are three main zones to explore in Platja d'Aro:
- Platja d'Aro Centre: Once a small fishing village, today it is home to tourist accommodation, restaurants, shops, and the all-important beach, of course.
- Castell d'Aro: This medieval area is remarkably well preserved. Must-sees for anyone with an interest in history include the medieval castle as well as the church of Santa Maria.
- S'Agaró: This stunning natural enclave is where you'll find tiny, hidden coves that offer breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. The Camí de Ronda path allows you to enjoy a day of walking through this zone.
What to see and do in Platja d'Aro
Families shouldn't miss the fun and games at the Aquadiver Water Park, while people of all ages will enjoy relaxing on the Cala Rovira beach. Lovers of nature should check out the peace and quiet of the Parc dels Estanys, a nature reserve famous across the region for birdwatching.
What to eat in Platja d'Aro
The local cuisine is simple, designed to showcase high quality ingredients. Pa amb tomàquet, rustic bread with fresh tomato, garlic and olive oil, is always on offer. In the early spring, don't miss calçots, one of Catalonia's finest delicacies. These mild onions are traditionally barbecued and dipped in a delicious salsa romesco.
Typical events and festivals in Platja d'Aro
Locals dress up to celebrate Carnival in February or March, the start of the year's calendar of festivities. In the summer nights, the Nits de Jazz offer live music. More traditional festivals include the Festa de Pasqüetes in April, or the celebration of Sant Isidre in May.
How to move around in Platja d'Aro
Buses and taxis operate within the town. To get around the Costa Brava easily, why not rent a car?
The climate in Platja d'Aro
Platja d'Aro has a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and mild winters.
More interesting facts about and sights in Platja d'Aro
Platja d'Aro makes a great starting point to explore other towns on the Costa Brava, such as Cadaqués or Figueres.