Costa Brava is one ultimate holiday destination. The scenic panorama of this Spanish getaway is truly a sight to behold. Indeed, the invitation of the “wild coast” is hard for any guest to resist.

There are more than a dozen ways to spend a thrilling vacation in Costa Brava hotels and every locale offers a unique holiday experience.

The coast has notable high rise and modern hotel accommodations, hostels, apartments, and marinas. But this holiday paradise retains its tranquility as it is abundantly blessed with grass-covered hills and secluded cliffs, well-preserved alcoves and caves, golden beaches, unspoiled rocky canyons; Costa Brava showcases nature’s outstanding beauty.

A mile away from the beach of the famous L’Estartit resort town is the Medes Islands, which is hailed as ‘a diver’s paradise’. And because of its bountiful plant species and marine inhabitants, it is a considered as one of Mediterranean’s important aquatic reserves.

Tourists can take boat trips around the island coasts to explore isolated coves, often fragrant with the scent of pine and citrus. Scuba divers can arrange a diving or snorkeling trip with complete equipment through different diving centers around the resort town. The crannies and caves at the bottom of the island cliffs, the interesting wrecks and colorful marine life- this view below the waters can be so amusing.

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So much is in store for every guest in Costa Brava. Tourists can experience the different facets of this ‘wild coast’.

Guests can also visit Banyoles, a historic lakeside town north of Girona. It is a popular host of international rowing competitions. Visitors can swim and enjoy the clear lake waters, take cruises or boats, sunbathe or just stroll around the shady walkways beside the shore.

For a more subtle leisure, sightseers can tour around the town and visit the old and ancient structures like the Benedictine monasteries. Or they can visit the archeological museums and the beautiful town square, where a weekly traditional market is held since the Middle Ages.

Cadaques is a busy fishing village that attracts masses of tourists. The resort town is famous for its charming natural harbor, fashion shops and local craft shops. These unspoiled fishing areas and thriving fishing industry offers guests delectable seafood treats.

Succulent sardines and appetising lobsters are served in exquisite restaurants, along with a serving of locally produced wines. But the highlight of these attractions is the museum house of the renowned surrealist painter, Salvador Dali in the Portlligat Bay. Visitors can book for a tour of the famous attraction.

The city of Girona boasts of its rich and significant historical sites and is home to several art galleries and museums. This ancient medieval city fascinates tourists from Costa Brava and Barcelona as they get to walk through the ancient quarter or the Call, with its narrow pathways and antiquated stone houses. Within the ancient walls are the 12th century old monastery of Sant Pere de Galligants and the cathedral, built during the 14th century with Catalonian Baroque style architecture and a museum containing rare artifacts.

Tourists can also view the ancient 12th century Arab baths built with a central octagon-structured pool, and the Jewish quarter which depicts the great influence of the culture and religion during the 9th century. The Rambla de la Llibertat is a covered esplanade with plenty of wonderful cafes and local shops that sell mementos, crafts, antique pieces and interesting finds.

The southern slopes of the western Pyrenees are tourist ski attractions during winter and a nature haven during summer. Guests can take the cog railway going into the picturesque Vall de Nuria on the northern part of Girona, and view majestic mountain peaks and enormous rail passages that connects with other regional train railways.

So visit Costa Brava and be seized by the magnificence of this nature paradise and be captured by the wild beauty of this Mediterranean coast!

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