Malgrat de Mar – North Eastern Coast of Spain
Way up in the Costa Brava is the very popular holiday resort Malgrat de Mar where many families and couples enjoy spending the summer in the great Mediterranean climate. This coastal resort has great beaches for tourists to enjoy with pale sands and blue waters washing up on them. There is a low barrier train track close by so parents are warned to keep a close eye on their children.
The transfer time from Girona-Costa Brava Airport will take just around an hour, but it is a great chance to see some of the northern regions great scenery and landscape.
There is so much accommodation to choose from around the Malgrat de Mar area coming in the form of hotels and apartments. The hotels in the area are rated around 2 to 3 stars, most of which are offering all inclusive and self catering options.
With the railway being very accessible in Malgrat de Mar you will find it very easy to get access to various areas and other regions in the Costa Brava.
Malgrat De Mar – Fun & Activities
The fantastic long stretch of beach available offers plenty of room to enjoy the fantastic weather in Malgrat de Mar. You can hire a sun lounger and rest under the sun and then cool off in the blue waters, something that many tourists choose to do for the majority of their relaxing stay. If you are looking for a little more action during the day then you will enjoy the various water sports on offer like snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing and windsurfing.
Back on land there is plenty of fun to enjoy including great sports such as tennis, which is a great way to get some exercise. Golf is great to enjoy a relaxing day under the sun. Horse riding and quad biking are great for getting around though you will find many people enjoy walking around the resort to explore the various natural sites, it is also a good way to uncover some great hidden gems like restaurants.
You might enjoy a few excursions in Malgrat de Mar like boat rides along the coast, historical tours or go to the water park for the great rides and slides which are very popular with families who visit the resort.
Calella is a quick train ride down the coast and there you will find a further variety of things to do. Further down the coast still you will find the city of Barcelona where you can enjoy various activities that will easily outclass anything in the Costa Brava.
You can enjoy shopping for items like jewellery, electronic goods and designer clothing. For more options you could head down to Calella or better still Barcelona where you will find plenty of designer boutiques to pick up some great clothes, shoes and bags. In pretty much all resorts you will come across fine souvenir shops selling locals crafts, these are great for picking up gifts for family and friends back home.
Malgrat De Mar – Food & Nightlife
There are plenty of good places to sit and enjoy a fine evening meal in Malgrat de Mar with many of the restaurants located along the seafront offering a great view. You will find great cuisine in the British, Spanish, Italian and Chinese restaurants that are available.
Malgrat de Mar isn’t as lively as other resorts in the region because of the many families and couples who head this way to enjoy a relaxing summer break. That being said there are plenty of bars with music and karaoke on offer where people can wind down after a busy day, there are even a few clubs where tourists can have a late night dancing too.
Malgrat De Mar – Weather Info
The main reason for summer travels tend to be for the weather and by booking up to go to Malgrat de Mar that is one thing you won’t need to worry about. The average temperature over summer in the resort is 22°C but it isn’t surprising to see things go as high as 30°C at certain times. The best weather enjoyed is during the peak months of July and August, and it is during this time that you will experience no rain, clear blue skies and over 10 hours of pure sunlight every day.
During the winter months temperature will change and the sun light shining through won’t be as frequent, but it will still be there. The temperature will rarely ever drop below 16°C which means things are still very warm in Malgrat de Mar, plus there will be about 6 hours of sunshine. There might be some clouds from time to time and a couple of them might bring a spot of rain though you can expect it not to last very long and things generally clear up fairly quickly.