Getting to the villa: Girona airport is an easy 45 minute drive away. Ryanair operate numerous daily flights from Stansted airport and also from most major UK airports. They also operate flights to Girona from several other European airports. Thompson flights and Avro also operate flights from the UK to Girona.
Several car hire companies operate from Girona including Hertz, Avis and Goldcar.The aforementioned companies are bookable on-line.
Perpignan airport is just over the French border and is approx 1.5 hours by car. Ryanair again serve this airport from major UK and European airports.
Barcelona airport is approx 1.5 hours drive. EasyJet serve this airport as do most major European carriers.
Calais is a 12 hour drive. Easy driving access from France and other areas of Spain via the AP7 ,the main motorway linking France and Spain.
local activities: Good local shopping in Begur, La Bisbal, Playa de Pals and Palafrugell.
Largest wine warehouse in Spain -a local landmark called Grau -in Palafrugell- an experience!
Lots of local markets to be visited;both for food and local crafts-the best are in Palafrugell, La Bisbal ,Pals and Begur.
This area is renowned for diving and snorkeling -diving schools are located in Fornells, Aguafreda and Begur.
Motor boats can also be hired locally on a daily basis.
Horse riding,tennis,windsurfing all available close by.
For the smaller ones,face painting ,puppet shows and other activities take place regularly in the local park in Begur which is just around the corner from the villa!
Outside the villa and the beaches!: The villa has a large well maintained planted garden with lemon and olive trees. Private pool 8x4m with tiled surround. 10 sun loungers are provided-ideal for sunbathing followed by a leisurely dip!
The pool can be lit at night to enhance the holiday ambiance. Nearby is the BBQ area with wooden patio table and chairs.
The terrace off bedroom 2 is large and ideal for catching the morning sunshine. The upper raised terrace off the living area has an extendable glass top table and seating for 10.The best seats in the house-enjoy the view!
A 5min drive from the villa is the sheltered sandy beach at Sa Riera. Clifftop walks with breathtaking views will work up an appetite for the seafood available in the beach side restaurants. A safe family beach.
Small coves and sandy bays abound in this area such as Sa Tuna, Fornells and Aiguablava. All within 10-15min drive. Huge sandy beach at Playa De Pals-you can walk for miles!Good windsurfing here too. Scuba diving and snorkeling are excellent!