Malgrat de Mar is a classic seaside resort, offering stunning beaches and a friendly, mellow vibe on the famous Costa Brava. Here you can round off long days on the sandy beaches or exploring the old town with by enjoying a relaxed Mediterranean evening. Malgrat is around an hour from Gerona Airport. It's always a great choice for family holidays and summer breaks with friends or a loved one.
The sandy coastline and pretty bays provide the perfect conditions for long, leisurely days spent in the sun. The water is great for paddling, swimming and even water sports, with numerous centres providing opportunities for windsurfing or banana-boating. Malgrat de Mar Beach has Blue Flag status for cleanliness and water quality. It's the ideal choice for a relaxed day with the kids, and the waters are shallow and safe.
An attractive seafront promenade stretches behind the beach and offers a good choice of bars and eateries, as well as shops for browsing for souvenirs of your holiday to Malgrat de Mar. Nearby Santa Susanna has equally good beaches offering stacks of facilities for jet skiing, kayaking, scuba diving and more. If you've got the kids with you, you can treat them with a day out to Water World. This fantastic water park is just 30 minutes' drive away and home to plenty of fun slides and pools.
The old town is a must-visit on holidays to Malgrat de Mar. The cobbled streets and old squares are lined with fascinating historic buildings and churches, as well as an old castle. In the old town, you can soak up the traditional Spanish village atmosphere at the buzzing weekly market. It's a good area to check out local restaurants where you can sample delicious cuisine, a little more authentic than on the seafront. The promenade has a good choice of fun, laid-back pubs, bars and places to eat overlooking the sea.