Located slightly inland from the eastern coast of the country of Spain, in the Garraf county of Barcelona, is the wonderful town of Sant Pere de Ribes. Sant Pere de Ribes is the perfect destination for a variety of travellers, especially those who are looking for a trip that is full to the hilt with great activities. A Sant Pere de Ribes holiday rental villa will not only provide spectacular views of the rural surroundings, it will have all of the amenities you need to ensure that your trip is truly special.
The best thing about a Sant Pere de Ribes holiday is that the town has plenty of things to see and do to make sure that you are not bored on your trip. The town offers a good selection of physical activities for visitors to indulge in including swimming, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, golf, tennis, horse riding and roller- blading. In the immediate area of Sant Pere de Ribes, travellers will also find plenty of opportunities to enjoy water-based pursuits such as sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing, water skiing and snorkelling. Visitors can also take a stroll around the remains of a wonderful 12th century castle which belonged to a prominent 12th century nobleman.
If the history of Spain is something that gets you fired up then you will be pleased to hear that you are only 40 minutes away from the ancient city of Tarragona which is filled with ancient ruins mainly from the Roman period of occupation. Amongst the remains worth seeing at Tarragona are the Roman Forum, a 2nd century amphitheatre and the Palace of Augustus. Tarragona also has a fantastic archaeological museum and a range of historic, religious buildings to view during your visit.
Booking a Sant Pere de Ribes holiday rental villa means that you will be able to enjoy some fabulous weather, with a wonderful Mediterranean climate just waiting for your arrival. This means that the town is mainly dry and warm throughout the whole year. Most travellers stay in Sant Pere de Ribes between the months of May and October September when the daytime temperature can rise as high as 28 degrees Celsius. The lowest temperatures usually occur in January and February when it can drop to around 10 degrees Celsius, which may be a more comfortable experience for those who don’t like a lot of heat. Sant Pere de Ribes sees approximately 15 inches of rain during the whole year.
If you think that a Sant Pere de Ribes holiday is the best option for you, then you can easily arrive at Barcelona Airport (BCN) which is approximately half an hour’s car or bus ride from the town. There are plenty of air operators who offer affordable, frequent flights to Barcelona including Spanair, EasyJet, Thomson Airways, Aer Lingus and British Airways. Passengers embarking on their Sant Pere de Ribes holiday from the UK can opt to depart from numerous airports such as Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Cardiff (CWL), Stansted (STN) and Manchester (MAN).