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Tossa de Mar Holidays

Once a small fishing village Tossa de Mar is the stand out resort of the Costa Brava having retained its charm and traditional values.

Tossa de Mar holidays are perfect for people of all ages. It is a tranquil resort that typifies the local culture and provides holiday makers with a relaxing environment as well as all the facilities families or couples may require.

Tossa de Mar Tourist Information

You will find at your dispoal two beautiful blue flag beaches with a vast selection of restaurants, cafés and bars along the seafront and of course all the usual activities on hand to make Tossa de Mar the ideal amd most memorable holiday.

If you are the slightly more adventurous type then don’t worry as there are watersports available locally, mainly at the main bay in Tossa de Mar. The clear waters of the Mar Menuda are ideal for scub diving or snorkelling and boats trips around the entire Costa Brava are available at various operators.

Tossa de Mar Beaches

There are four ‘main’ beaches to choose from although the area is scattered with bays.

Playa Gran – This is really the main beach in Tossa de Mar where you will find most tourists heading to. It is mainly shingle and stone and you will find that many locals actually moor there boats at this beach.

Being the main beach you will find many beach bars, restaurants and shops along Playa Gran.

Es Codolar – This is a much quieter beach area to Tossa de Mar accessed via the famous attraction of Villa Vella (having gone through the new town).

The water at this beach is crystal clear and therefore a favourite with divers and snorkelers. If you don’t mind a small stroll to get to the beach, Es Codolar is a must to visit.

Playa del Reig – Close to the main Playa Gran and just a bit further along is the Playa del Reig No facilities so go prepared). This is a very small beach area but boasts a small area of sand. Please note that this beach might not be ideal for families with small children or elderly / disabled holiday makers as access to the beach is by way of a steep staircase off of Avenida San Ramon de Penyafort.

Mar Menuda – This is still a popular beach for locals and tourists but not nearly as busy as the main Playa Gran. Again it is a shingle beach and well used by water-sports lovers and divers.

This beach is a small bay area accessible via a promenade that is lined with restaurants, bars and shops.

This entire area is popular with marine conservationists and lovers of natural rock formations as it boasts some of the most incredible natural occurances. The L’Illa is located within this area and is a magnificent rock formation which attracts many tourists. A little further on are a whole series of ‘stacks’ and formations known as Ses Illetes.

More beaches aroud Tossa de Mar

Beaches to the South of Tossa de Mar

Llevador – This is located south of Tossa de Mar as you head to Lloret de Mar and boasts a small sand area

Cala d’en Carlos – A beautiful small beach area with crystal clear waters and a few facilities on hand for a perfect day at the beach

Cala Figuera – Further south is a very small sheltered cove providing a sandy beach but be warned, this a is very popular spot for ‘naturist’ so many bathers will be nude.

Llorell – Still heading south (approximatley 3.5 kms from Tossa de Mar) is a larger bay with many watersports available as well as a beach bar and sun lounger hire.
ach bar, parasol and sun lounger hire, boat excursions and showers to name but a few.

Porto Pi – This is another tranquil bay providing a few facilities

Cala Morisca – Now some 5kms south of the main holiday resort of Tossa del Mar is this stunning cove which provides the most beautiful and natural experience. This is unspoilt so you will not find any facilities here.

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