Destination guide

Charming Costa Brava will entice you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Costa Brava. Well-liked for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and relaxing. Take in top local attractions like Roses Beach and Cadaques Beach. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Costa Brava

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Costa Brava a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Emporda Golf Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Mas Oller (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Celler Can Sais (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Mas Molla (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Golf Club d'Aro (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Golf Girona (13.1 mi / 21 km)

Seasonal weather in Costa Brava

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Costa Brava

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Costa Brava is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roses Beach (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Cadaques Beach (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Tossa de Mar Beach (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Lloret de Mar Beach (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • El Pou del Petroli (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Gola del Ter Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Costa Brava

Fly into Gerona (GRO-Costa Brava), the closest airport, located 17.4 mi (28.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Perpignan (PGF-Perpignan - Rivesaltes Intl.), which is 50.7 mi (81.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Flaça Station, Sant Jordi Desvalls Station and Sant Miquel de Fluvià Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Costa Brava?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12,084 vacation rentals near Costa Brava. From 3,130 Houses to 1,915 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Costa Brava for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Costa Brava?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Costa Brava. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Barcelona: 3,336 vacation rentals
  • France: 219,846 vacation rentals
  • Province of Barcelona: 8,832 vacation rentals
  • Southern France: 131,220 vacation rentals
  • Girona: 516 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Costa Brava! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Costa Brava?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Costa Brava:

  • Barcelona: 3,336 rentals
  • Girona: 516 rentals
  • Tossa de Mar: 3,195 rentals
  • Lloret de Mar: 2,849 rentals
  • Cadaqués: 3,298 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Costa Brava?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Costa Brava. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Girona (GIA-Girona Train Station): 4,558 rentals
  • Cadaques Beach: 4,948 rentals
  • Tossa de Mar Beach: 4,766 rentals
  • Roses Beach: 5,393 rentals
  • Gran Jonquera Outlet Mall and Shopping: 3,436 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Costa Brava listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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