Arenys de Mar self-catering accommodation is found in and near a town on the Mediterranean coast in Catalonia. It’s a little way northeast of Barcelona and is known for its wonderful beaches, as well as the beautiful scenery that can be found a little way inland.
And Arenys de Mar self-catering villa would be ideal for a family beach holiday in the summer months. The beaches here are long and immaculate. The town’s main beach, Platja de Cavaio, offers a long stretch of golden sand. Meanwhile if you head up the coast you’ll come to the Costa Brava, known for its inviting mix of pebble and sandy beaches, overlooked by rugged hills.
The quaint village of Tossa de Mar sits about 45 minutes from self-catering apartments in Arenys de Mar. This historic fishing settlement has remained clear of any large-scale development and features a number of historic buildings, including the old defensive walls, which date to the 1200s. Meanwhile Girona lies about a 50-minute drive north of Arenys de Mar villas, and boasts a lovely old-town with a still intact medieval Jewish quarter.
A little closer to holiday villas in Arenys de Mar is the Montseny Natural Park. This UNESCO Biosphere Reserve comprises a portion of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range and boasts a number of peaks, as well as a great diversity of fauna and flora. Within the park are also historic religious buildings including medieval churches and hermitages, as well as walking trails that guide visitors to points of interest.
The city of Barcelona is just 40 minutes from Arenys de Mar rental apartments. This cosmopolitan urban centre offers more culture, shopping and entertainment than you could hope to cram into one holiday. Highlights include Gaudi’s fantastic early-20th Century architecture, best admired along Passeig de Gracia, or the spectacular Sagrada Familia.
Catalonia gets typically Mediterranean weather. This means that if you arrive at an Arenys de Mar self-catering villa any time between May and October you’ll most likely be able to enjoy glorious sunny weather and warm temperatures. On the Catalan coast winters are generally mild, with a little more rainfall than in summer.
The closest international airport to holiday rentals in Arenys de Mar is Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN), a destination offered by a wealth of budget airlines. With Ryanair you can fly from Edinburgh (EDI) and Leeds Bradford (LBA), while easyJet offers regular flights from Liverpool (LPL), London Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN), London-Stansted (STN) and Newcastle(NCL).