Tread, smell and experience the Empordà in first person
Discover the most idyllic beaches of the Costa Brava
Garbet Beach, surrounded by the vineyards of our most iconic wine and the blue sea, has an incomparable beauty. Due to its grey sand and the slate stones that characterise it, the water of this beach is of an incomparable crystalline tone. A landscape surrounded by nature to enjoy a very special summer day.
Port de la Selva
This is the last beach you will find in Port de la Selva. Located in Cap de Creus, this cove with crystal-clear waters will make you enjoy the sea and the sand like never before.
A true Empordà paradise. This cove, whose geology has been shaped by the wind and whose waters are of an incomparable blue, is the idyllic spot for any sea and nature lover. A place full of harmony.
Illa Roja cove
The Costa Brava is one of the most ideal spots in Catalonia because of beaches like this one. The red rock located at the edge of the water gives this cove its characteristic name. A cove that, when the sun begins to set, stars of all colours form in the water and the surrounding rocks turn in a dark colour.
One of the most popular spots on the Costa Brava. A place that includes different coves such as Cala del Borró and the natural swimming pool Cala Bramant. Cap Ras is a truly unique landscape, flanked by pine trees, where you can sunbathe listening the wonderful sounds of nature and take long walks to discover and discover.
Immersed in a pine forest we find this wonderful oasis. Strolling along the coastal path, surrounded by birdsong between cove Murtra (discover it) and cove Montjoi (discover it), you will come across this idyllic cove on the Costa Brava. An incomparable marine blue will make you feel the luckiest person in the world.
Take a walk through the most picturesque villages of Empordà
Visiting Peralada while staying at the Hotel is a must. Walk around the small medieval village and discover the secrets of this architectural ensemble, which thanks to its rich cultural heritage will make your visit unforgettable.
One of the most special, beautiful and unique villages on the Costa Brava. The ideal place to disconnect, enjoy long walks through the picturesque streets and feel first-hand the history hidden in the walls of Cadaqués. A town that stands out for its coves and beaches and where the fishing boats sway to the rhythm of the waves.
Portlligat, the village that Salvador Dalí fell in love with. A village surrounded by the sea where you will learn a different story thanks to its fishermen and their adventures and where you will also find the house where Dalí set up his private temple.
El Port de la Selva
The true pleasure of enjoying nature and the sea. Port de la Selva is a town known for its fishing tradition, its monuments of architectural wealth and the historical remains of years and years of tradition. An incomparable setting where birdsong and the sea breeze are the perfect combination to create an unforgettable summer.
A small town with a big history. A must for all art lovers. It is a medieval village renowned for the famous gift that Salvador Dalí gave to his wife Gala: a beautiful castle.
One of the most charming places on the Costa Brava and one of the best known in the Empordà. A village where you can take long walks through its flower-filled streets and from which you will come away completely in love.
The medieval village of the Empordà that will win the heart of anyone who visits it. A work of architectural art where the evolution of architecture is shown in its walls, ramparts and squares. Once you leave, you will only dream of visiting again.
Located in the heart of the Empordà, the village of Begur and its beaches are one of the most marvellous places on the Costa Brava. As a whole, the town is an authentic historical and gastronomic treasure. It is a town that has played a leading role in the brilliant pages of a history that is reflected in every street of the village.
If you travel to the Empordà you cannot forget to visit the wonderful village of Besalú. A great reference of the medieval legacy of Catalonia and of great architectural wealth, where you will find historical monuments such as the medieval bridge or the old wall. Undoubtedly an obligatory destination for all lovers of history and the Middle Ages.
Castell de Peralada Museum
If you are in Peralada you must visit the Castell de Peralada Museum. It is a place that houses an infinite number of curiosities and historical collections such as ceramics and glass, considered the most important in Spain. You will also find the library with more than 100.000 volumes, the 14th-century Gothic church and the wine museum, where you can enjoy an infinite number of objects related to viticulture.
Le musée consacré au célèbre peintre Salvador Dalí. Un musée singulier construit pour rendre hommage au grand et excentrique peintre. Un must pour tous ceux qui aiment l'art et surtout le surréalisme.
Terracotta Ceramics Museum
If you are interested in artistic ceramics, you can miss this museum. Located in the old ceramic tile factory, it is one of the most historic places in La Bisbal de l'Empordà and the Costa Brava.
Museum of cinema
Are you a film lover? This museum will show you many curiosities you didn't know about. Take a walk, discover more about the seventh art and fill yourself with action, adventure, love, comedy and drama in a single space.
It is considered the third most important toy museum in the world. Behind its doors lies a world of imagination, dreams, adventures and, perhaps, memories for the elderly. Enter a world of games and relive the childhood of our parents and grandparents.
The iconic Peralada Castle is a medieval fortress from the 14th century that leaves everyone who sees it speechless. Its two imposing towers and the 77000m2 of gardens designed by François Duvillers, host each year the prestigious Peralada Castle Festival. In addition, in it we can find the Restaurant Castell Peralada, awarded a Michelin star and the Museum of the Castle of Peralada with its library, the church of Carmen and the Gothic cloister
The ruins of Empuries
A place where each stone and column symbolises a past full of history. A Greco-Roman architectural complex where the Greeks settled at the beginning of the 6th century BC, and where the Romans later began the Romanisation of the Peninsula. The Ruins of Empuries are a unique place to discover the most interesting secrets of our past.
Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes
The magnificent Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes is located in the municipality of Port de la Selva at the top of the Verdera mountain range. It is considered one of the most interesting monumental sites to discover the Catalan medieval world. Before arriving, you will enjoy a unique walk with impressive views where you will be able to appreciate the surroundings of the monastery. A visit that is really worthwhile.
The Jewish Quarter of Girona
Girona is a city renowned for its charm and architectural ensemble, but one of the most unique corners of the city is undoubtedly the Jewish Quarter. Its origins date back to the 12th century and it is made up of a labyrinth of narrow streets, arches and courtyards. A place where you can lose yourself, discover beautiful corners and enjoy the history of the city and Jewish culture.
The Gala Dalí Castle in Púbol
In the picturesque village of Púbol, we find the castle that Salvador Dalí gave to his wife Gala as a thank you for having been his muse in his paintings. A work of art full of love and where we also find Gala's mausoleum.
It is an archaeological site considered a Cultural Asset of National Interest. It consists of a fortified enclosure that protected, among others, the emblematic Romanesque monastery of Santa Maria de Roses. A fortress whose every wall hides stories of pirates, wars and numerous secrets that you could not even imagine.
Castell de Sant Ferran
El castell de Sant Ferran és una fortalesa declarada bé cultural d'interès nacional. Està situat sobre un turó a Figueres i ocupa una superfície que arriba als 550.000 m², el que el converteix en el monument més gran de Catalunya. Fou construït al segle XVIII i avui dia continua deixant sense paraules a tot aquell que el visita.
Empordà Aiguamolls Natural Park
The most important Natural Park on the Costa Brava. It is one of the most beautiful and humid areas of Catalonia. A place that stands out for its great biodiversity of flora and fauna, and which is an essential place to visit with the family.
Cap de Creus lighthouse and Tudela site
This is the most easterly lighthouse on the Iberian Peninsula and the point where the sea breezes of Port de la Selva and Roses meet. It is the second oldest lighthouse in Catalonia, so it is a building that has seen years and years of fishing boats and has many stories to tell. Not to mention the magnificent landscape of Tudela, an area of great wealth of flora and fauna, where the rocks, eroded by wind and water over millions of years, have resulted in whimsical shapes in which everyone can see what they can imagine. It is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular corners of the Cap de Creus Natural Park.
The Albera Mountains
The Albera mountains has been declared a Natural Site of National Interest. It is located in the north of the Alt Empordà region and separates the Empordà and Roussillon plains, from where you can observe the change between the floral species of the Pyrenean Mountain range and the more typical Mediterranean ones. In addition to the impressive landscape, you can enjoy the megalithic monuments and a great architectural heritage. An essential place to visit.
One kilometre off the coast of Estartit is this archipelago made up of six islets that are one of the most important reserves of marine flora and fauna in the western Mediterranean. Among the islands are hidden shipwrecks surrounded by an underwater nature much appreciated by divers. An unmissable spot on the Costa Brava.
What to do in Costa Brava
Explore the Costa Brava and Girona towns and beaches
Discover in first person the best beaches of Costa Brava while strolling through the medieval villages of Girona. You can visit if you wish, the beautiful village of Peralada, where the hotel is located. If you have the option to take the car, we recommend you to visit many of the charming villages in Girona such as Cadaqués, Portlligat, El Port de la Selva, among others.
If you want to walk along the beaches of Girona, we offer you a wide range of options, from Garbet Beach or Cala Tamariu to the beautiful Cala Jugadora in Cadaqués.
If you prefer to stay in Peralada, we offer a wide variety of activities to do at the Hotel Peralada Wine Spa itself that we are sure you will love.