Surely you will wonder, on what we based our list of the best coves of the Costa Brava; for this we have taken into account the average number of visits or flow of tourists who visit them in seasons, in addition to counting the number of searches that these have by different means. It should be noted that this is a selection made by our experts and that undoubtedly, any of these that you decide to visit, we can guarantee that you will enjoy the beautiful scenery, its clean waters, with its golden sand and the warmth and attention of the locals.
Each of these coves can be visited through our plans available on our Costa Brava Private Tours page; without further ado we present you a list of the best coves of the Costa Brava:
Beautiful cove of transparent waters located in Begur, in it you will also find a huge reddish rock, hence its particular name. It has more than 120 m long and only 20 m wide. For some it is small, but very cozy and quiet, ideal for relaxing, whether you make a visit alone or in a group.
It is important to mention that Cala de Illa Roja is a nudist beach, even internationally recognized. Take your precautions if you wish to visit it.
Located in Palamós, this is a small cove with just 100 meters wide, with a spectacular natural environment, which enamors everyone who visits it; this cove has a particular feature and is that despite its size it is divided by a rocky overhang.
Despite being difficult to access, the cove is very visited, but has the disadvantage of having very few services. Like Cala de Illa Roja, this is a cove where nudism is allowed. However, on the way to this cove, it is possible to find others with the same potential.
This is one of the best known and most visited in Begur, with a unique landscape, the Cala de Aiguablava, is very popular throughout Catalonia. What guarantees a series of services available, which guarantees that you will enjoy a good time. The beach is 80 m long and 40 m wide and can be reached in the way you prefer, either on foot or by private car or public transport.
The services available in it are: shower service, lifeguard, surveillance, bathing service and much more; you can not miss it.
Located in the municipality of Palafrugell, is a beautiful cove of turquoise waters, has a length of 41 meters and about 14 wide, is definitely an icon of the Costa Brava, visited by many tourists in summer season, very close to this are two other very nice coves that we recommend you to stop by for a walk, these are: Cala d’en Gotes, the small cove of only 5 m long and 5 m wide and Cala Marquesa of about 15 m long and 10 m wide. Both very beautiful that you can easily visit on your way to Cala Aigua-Xelida.
Also known as “la Corcollada”, one of the largest and definitely not to be missed. You enjoy its crystal clear waters and the beautiful view it offers. Classified as a nudist beach, located in the municipality of Santa Cristina d’ Aro, surrounded by large cliffs and lush vegetation, it is important to mention not to get too close to these cliffs, just to prevent accidents.
One more of the beautiful coves located in Begur, is located about 3 km from the center of town, so you can get there on foot, by car or public transport if you wish. At first sight you will fall in love with its crystal clear waters of light turquoise color and its rocky environment. Thanks to its easy access, this cove has all the services available, it is even possible to do some recreational activities, which makes it a perfect place to vacation with family and / or friends.
Very close to the center of Tossa de Mar (6 km), is the cove of Pola, characterized by its lively atmosphere and is that this cove is a tourist spot in Tossa, since from here it is possible to make tourist excursions in one of the boats that arrive to the port. Thanks to the reflection of its vegetation, you can observe its crystalline waters with turquoise tones, and its thick sands.