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Aigua Blava | Aiguafreda | Calella de Palafrugell | Lafranc | La Fosca | L'Escala | Pals | sa Tuna | sa Riera | Tamariu |

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There are a variety of beaches nearby ranging from tiny rocky coves to long flat stretches of golden sand.

Depending on whether you want to spend the day underwater swimming, wind surfing or exerting all your energy sun bathing there is a beach to suit your needs. Listed below are some of the favourites though this does not necessarily mean that they will be crowded. A lot depends on the time of the year.
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For a glimpse of some of the local beaches live, you can view via these web cams:

La Webcam de la Costa Brava a l'Estartit Calella de Palafrugell 1 Calella de Palafrugell 2 Tamariu Webcam Empuriabrav Webcam beaches

The apartment is about three quarters of a mile from Pals beach - about 15 minutes walk or a couple of minutes by car. Click here to see apartment in relation to Pals beach.

To see a selection of guests favourite beaches on video Click here here - a you tube link.

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a picture of Aigua Blava Beach Aigua Blava a picture of Aigua Blava cove
An idyllic cove at the end of a winding road through a hillside of pine trees & villas. There are a couple of small restaurants (Such as Les Acacies) at the bottom serving inexpensive but good quality food. Slideshow

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a picture of Tamariu Beach Tamariu a picture of Tamariu Beach
A pretty fishing village and resort close to Palafrugell. Small cafes and shops on a broad promenade surround a delightful beach. Has its own scuba diving school. Slideshow

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a picture of Sa Riera beach Sa Riera a picture of Sa Riera Beach
Sa Riera is very close to Pals beach In fact you can walk from Pals beach to Sa Riera. It does however mean crossing 'Playa Nudista'! Pleasant cafe (Restaurant Miramar) for lunch over looking Sa Riera beach.

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a picture of Pals beach north Pals Beach a picture of Pals Beach south
A long flat and sandy beach close to the the apartment. Ideal for sun bathing, swimming and wind surfing Safe for children with rocks only at the Southern end. Slideshow

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a picture of La Franc Beach Lafranc a picture of La Franc Beach
A pretty little resort with an attractive promenade of cafes and restaurants surrounding a sandy safe beach. Slideshow

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a picture of Calella de Palafrugell Calella de Palafrugell a picture of Calella de Palafrugell
An attractive resort resort with a French feel about some the Villas on the promonade. There are three quite separate beaches each with their own character. Some delightful restaurants are situated right up the waters edge. Worth a visit for either the beaches or the wineing and dining. It is in walking distance from Lafranc. Click on the slide show of Calella to get a feel for it or go to the web cam at the top of the page for a live view.

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a picture of La Fosca beach La Fosca & L'Escala a picture of L'Escala beach
La Fosca on the left is 20 minutes south of Pals and L'Escala on the right is about the same distance North at the Ruines of Empurias.

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a picture of Aiguafreda cove Aiguafreda & sa Tuna a picture of sa Tuna
Aiguafreda on the left and sa Tuna on the right are more coves than beaches, though sa Tuna does have a pebbly beach in front of the charming tiny promenade with its picturesque restaurants. At Aiguafreda there is the Sa Rascassa diving school and a restaurant. Both found down a windy road from Begur.

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