Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava, is a city with over 1,000 years of Spanish history in its culture and attractions ranging from medieval castles to large municipal gardens. However, a large amount number of those who take Lloret de Mar accommodation are looking to enjoy the large sandy beaches Spain is famous for, multiple sport and leisure options and high-spirited nightlife.
If you would like to see some of the finest sights in Lloret de Mar during your stay, the Open Museum of Lloret is a great place to start. It is not a usual museum but an open-air attraction which constantly changes and brings to life the history and sights of this ancient town, attracting visitors of all ages.
The natural surroundings of Lloret are perfect for walking and mountain biking. The coastal paths lead you to secluded coves, delightful viewpoints and changing landscapes. However, it is the beaches which attract the majority of people to accommodation in Lloret de Mar. The deep golden sands and clear blue waters of the coast are a delightful place to spend a few hours soaking in the warmth of the sun and the relaxed atmosphere, allowing visitors to relax and recharge during their holiday. The five main beaches in the area, Fenals, Sa Boadella, Santa Cristin, Canyelles and Lloret beach have all been awarded the European Blue Flag for cleanliness. Snorkelling, diving, sailing and a huge range of water sports can all be done from Lloret beach.
However, if you feel like being active whilst staying in a Lloret de Mar apartment there is a vast range of choice. Hiking and mountain biking are hugely popular activities, and there are riding stables and tennis courts throughout the region. Lloret del Mar is also home to a 9 hole golf course and a pitch and putt course, both rated among the best of their type in Catalonia.
A family holiday in Lloret de Mar is a great option due to the vast number of leisure options available. The Lloret Water World is a huge water park, which is a particular favourite with children, and there are bowling alleys, a magic park and kids clubs available, arranged with many of the Lloret de Mar hotels, but these are open to the public for the same rates as guests of the hotels. Lloret de Mar is an activity hotspot, and has been granted a ‘Sports Tourism Destination’ award.
During the evening, Lloret de Mar accommodation empties into the streets, as the pubs, bars and clubs of Lloret de Mar warm up. There is a huge range of evening entertainment, and clubs don’t close until late into the morning, resulting in a fair few heavy heads the next day!
The vibrant city of Barcelona makes a great day trip from a Lloret de Mar apartment. Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, due to the shopping, nightlife, cultural attractions and the city beaches.
The climate of Lloret de Mar is exceptional. Summers are scorching, meaning family holidays to Lloret de Mar can be spent on the beaches or in the water parks, and 18-30 style breaks take full advantage of villas with pools. Winters are unusually warm, and much of the holiday rental accommodation in Lloret de Mar remains filled with walkers and golfers.
Girona Airport (GRO) is just 30km from any of the accommodation in Lloret de Mar. Ryanair provide the majority of cheap flights to Girona, but there are services running from 14 British Airports, so finding a suitable flights to Lloret de Mar should not pose too many problems.