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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Empuriabrava, Spain your home away from home

Located on the coast of Girona, Spain, Empuriabrava is one of the largest marinas in the world. Over the last few decades the area has developed from a small town to a bustling tourist community. With a range of activities available that range from skydiving to learning to sail, Empuriabrava is a great destination for a unique holiday rental.

Things to do in Empuriabrava, Spain

Empuriabrava is a coastal town that is built around a winding canal system. The majority of residences have a mooring at the bottom of their garden, and navigating around the 24km of canals is a unique and enjoyable experience that you are unable to replicate almost anywhere else in the world. Canal tours are readily available, with some stopping for a long lunch at the marina waterfront half way through.

The town itself has two six kilometre beaches, many shops, and a good selection of cafes, bars and restaurants. An open air market is also held on the seafront every Saturday morning, where you can pick up some high quality fruit and vegetables to cook with in your self-catering accommodation. If you fancy something a little more adventurous, tennis, golf, scuba diving and skydiving are all popular activities in Empuriabrava, and you can even learn to sail a boat, with a number of sailing schools in the area.

If you fancy getting away from it all, you can head to the Parc Naturel Del’s Aiquamolls – a nearby nature area that is excellent for walking and cycling. Here you can enjoy a picnic, take in the sea views, visit the bird sanctuary, and bird watch from designated observation points.

Places to visit on holiday in Empuriabrava, Spain

Empuriabrava is part of the province of Girona, and Girona itself is just 40km away. The city is well worth a visit, with a number of architecturally noteworthy sights and all the attractions of a big city. Another destination that you may wish to consider is the nearest large town is Figueres. You can even drive to France in less than half an hour, as you are just 44km from the French border.

Weather in Empuriabrava, Spain

The Empuriabrava region has a Mediterranean climate, with hot, humid summers that reach around 30°C on most days – though due to its positioning Empuriabrava receives a cooling sea breeze. Winter temperatures average between 10°C and 15°C – still warm enough to enjoy the full range of outdoor activities that your self-catering holiday has to offer.

Flights to Empuriabrava, Spain

Ryanair have been flying from the UK to Girona Airport (GRO) for the last few years, and is the destination for a holiday in Empuriabrava. Be aware that the airport can also be listed as Costa Brava Airport or Barcelona-Girona Airport. The remainder of the 40km journey can be made by car, train or bus, and public transport in the area is excellent.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Ideal property with young children

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a great stay at this villa with 6 adults and 3 children under 5. Toddler pool is a real plus and the whole area around the pools is very safe for the young ones. Villa is well equipped with all the equipment necessary, including a large box of children's toys. Great restaurant, a bakery and mini market within 10 minutes walk, beach and larger supermarket about 30 minutes walk away. Owner and local agent very responsive and easy to do business with. An excellent choice if you want to stay in Empuribrava with young children!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Apartment lovely clean and tidy comfortable had a relaxing stay slept well just big enough

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                                                                                                      Apartment very comfortable and secure views from the balcony outstanding in every direction all the boats were amazing and we miss the balcony very much the whole of Empuriabrava was clean and tidy the area didn't seem very Spanish it seemed more European ie German, Belgium and French. The beach was very clean and safe when seated watching the boats going in and out the channel the sea breeze was very refreshing.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017