Malgrat De Mar Holidays

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The resort of Malgrat de Mar in Costa Brava combines old and new to make an exciting place to enjoy your next beach holiday. Situated between Santa Susana and Blanes in the south of the Costa Brava, with the rest of the region’s attractions on your doorstep, and enough to keep devoted culture vultures and sun-worshipping beach lovers happy, Malgrat de Mar makes the perfect base for your Costa Brava holidays.

There are three main beaches in the resort, each one offering something different to the last and joined together by a waterfront promenade. Conca Beach offers great watersports facilities while Centre Beach is blue flag certified. Astillero Beach is also the most popular with visitors, has a number of facilities including small cafes providing tasty refreshments.

We highly recommend exploring your new surroundings when in Malgrat Del Mar, including a visit to the Church of St Nicolau which offers breathtaking views of the Spanish coast and the old hospital which today is a therapeutic centre and occasionally hosts cultural events in the renovated chapel.

If you’re looking for some evening entertainment, you’re in luck as there are a number of local bars and pubs in the area that offer everything from karaoke to comedy nights. You’ll also be able to sample local Catalonian food here.

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Malgrat De Mar Weather

Malgrat de Mar enjoys a coastal Mediterranean climate, ensuring year-round mild temperatures. Over the last 18 years, average annual rainfall has only been around 650mm. Autumn and spring are pleasant but cooler, or come in July and August to enjoy summer at its peak. Just don’t forget that high-factor sun lotion if you are coming on holidays to Malgrat de Mar during the peak summer months!

Jan 13ºC
Feb 15ºC
Mar 16ºC
Apr 18ºC
May 21ºC
Jun 24ºC
Jul 27ºC
Aug 27ºC
Sep 25ºC
Oct 20ºC
Nov 16ºC
Dec 13ºC

Landscape

Malgrat is in the area known as the Maresme, a flat land belt resting between mountains and sea. Holidays to Malgrat de Mar centre on the long, sandy beach, divided into inviting little bays by rocks. Its pleasant promenade is lined with bars and restaurants, and its quality has been recognised for the last 10 years with the European Blue Flag. For somewhere quieter, try the beach at the mouth of the Tordera river.

Things To Do on Malgrat De Mar Holidays

If you fancy a change from the beach, stroll around the old fish market, or visit the sixteenth century St Nicolau church known as the Cathedral of the Coast. Those who love architecture will enjoy the modernist buildings like the Town Hall. And no holiday in Malgrat de Mar would be complete without a visit to El Castell (the castle), a tower on the top of the hill in the middle of town, surrounded by a beautiful park, offering superb panoramic views. The old town also has a small square, a market and attractive gardens.

If you don’t mind venturing further afield, visit Barcelona, or medieval Girona, or take the ferry to Tossa de Mar. Children will enjoy Water World, the dolphinarium at Blanes and the exciting Port Aventura theme park. Use the minitrain to get around locally, and regular coast trains to other Costa Brava beaches. For those who prefer their vacations active, the calm waters of Malgrat are ideal for watersports.

Culture

There are festivals in Malgrat throughout the summer, the main one being the Festival of St. Roc in the middle of August, where you can take in choir singing, folk groups, face painting, open-air cinema and cycle racing.

For a true dose of local culture, be in town for the Festival of the Sardana dance on the first Sunday in October. The weekly street market is held on Thursday mornings.

Nightlife

Reasonably lively without being overwhelming, there are plenty of bars and several discos along the seafront. You may prefer to make the short journey along the coast to Calella, and its bustling night scene.

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Malgrat de Mar holidays offer the ideal combination of relaxation and activity for anyone, whether couples or families. Whether you want to relax, absorb the historical Mediterranean charm or soak up the relaxed Spanish lifestyle, Malgrat de Mar is hard to beat.

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