This is our own family apartment set in a stunning location with panoramic views of the sea, hills and mountains. It is five minutes walk to the beach in a quiet residential neighbourhood but close to shops and restaurants. The local beaches are all attended by lifeguards and first aiders in high season. There are two large pools in the attractive garden plus a paddling pool for toddlers. The
garden has securely lockable gates. We regularly use the apartment ourselves giving you the added reassurance that the furnishings and equipment are checked and maintained to a high standard.
The apartment is on the 5th floor. It is secure with entry phone to locked outer door of the apartments. The building has 6 floors served by lift. 505 Els Amarres has a terrace with stunning panoramic views through 180 degrees with terrace furniture for drinks or dining for 6 people. There is an attractively furnished, spacious living room with dining area - full sized dining table seating 6. A comfortable sitting area with sofa bed, armchairs and satellite TV with DVD facility. The fully tiled bathroom has modern white suite with bath included shower. A well maintained separate kitchen, gas cooker with oven, 4 gas rings and grill, large fridge, microwave and front loading automatic washing machine. Els Amarres has a lovely garden with two swimming pools plus childs pool for use of residents. There is a permanent caretaker. Our local Agent is on hand to help with information or any problems that may arise during your stay. Bed linen/hand and shower towels can be provided on request There is an electric fan. There is ample on/off street car parking. Wi-Fi is available in the apartment complex.
The Bread shop is 50 metres away..
It is situated on the beautiful Bay of Rosas. It has evolved from a typical Catalan fishing village and has a quaint old town that has not been destroyed by modern development. There is a resident local population so it is more than just a holiday town. The choices of eating out are unlimited with every taste catered for. Choose from top quality seafood restaurants, tapas bars,with pizza houses and cafe bars.
If you want a relaxed holiday with no driving the apartment is ideally situated with its three swimming pools, attractive
garden.and all facilities within easy walking distance.(Taxi pick ups available from Airport) Port Escala is nearby, a splendid modern marina complex open to all. The safe sandy beach at Riells is 5 minutes walk down the road. From Riells you can follow the promenade along the front to the old town. A flat delightful walk of approximately 20 minutes.
AMPURIAS is adjacent to L'Escala and has two miles of tiny bays with sandy beaches fringed with pines and interesting rocky headlands. Here you will find safe bathing for the children, deep rock bathing and diving for the more experienced. BIcycles can be hired nearby.
There is a small tourist train which runs along the promenade from Ampurias to Montgo at regular intervals for sightseeing.during the season.
The large protected bay of Rosas is ideal for all forms of water sports, including sailing, water skiing, surfing, kite surfing and parascending.
There are many fine golf courses in the area including the superb 18 hole course at PALS which is situated among pinewoods and is about a 15 minutes journey away by car.
Tennis, riding, diving, and snorkelling and deep sea fishing. All are available.
Boat trips leave from Escala daily visiting resorts along the coast. There are also glass bottomed boats that will take you to conservation areas by the Medes Isles where you can study the life under the sea face to face.
There is a well established Go-Kart circuit in Escala.
AIGUIMOLLES NATURE RESERVE. An interesting day can be spent in this important wetland coastal nature reserve (towards Rosas). It has a huge variety of natural bird life including storks and flamingos in a very beautiful setting.
WALKING. There are lovely walks all around La Escala - both inland and on the coast. Try the coast path from our apartment to Montgo Bay for breakfast. This lovely bay is very family friendly with all amenities and plenty of space and is ideal for visiting in the high season.
There are endless places and historic sites to visit. The Greco/Roman ruins of Ampurias, Dali Museum in Figueres or visit local markets. The town of La Bisbal, devoted to the production of the most amazing range of pottery and ceramics. Spectacular coastal drives to Cadaques, Puerto de la Selva, Tossa del Mar and Aigua Blava - all worth visiting.
The beautiful city of Girona is only 20 mikes away. You can go by train or car via motorway to Barcelona.
HOW TO GET THERE.
: By Air: e.g. Many British Regional airports have flights to Gerona (Costa Brava) and Barcelona, or Perpignan, Then taxi, train or hired car.
By Car: Ferries from Plymouth, Portsmouth, Poole and Dover. .
For your convenience: Taxis using a local taxi service from Airports or Stations/Bus Stations can be arranged.