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Costa Brava

Information about Costa Brava

Planning a holiday to Costa Brava? Take a look at our articles for more information about family friendly Costa Brava, including guides to the best waterparks, seasonal events and activities the whole family will enjoy. We have everything you could need to know about this Spanish holiday hotspot, from an in-depth weather guide to a play by play of the area's best beaches.

What's the weather like in Costa Brava?
What's the weather like in Costa Brava?

Sitting along Spain's north-eastern coast, the Costa Brava region is perhaps one of the country's most famous holiday spots. Weather here falls in line with its Mediterranean counterparts, which means summers are hot and dry, while the winters are mild, though a little bit wetter than other Spanish regions.

Costa Brava waterparks
Costa Brava waterparks

A holiday to Costa Brava guarantees plenty of things, from good food and world-class culture to fine wines and, of course, endless days of hot sunshine on the beach. If you're going with your family, or simply seeking some wet and wild entertainment, you'll delight in knowing that some of the best waterparks around can be found in this same glorious region of sunny Spain.

Costa Brava vs Barcelona: A holiday guide
Costa Brava vs Barcelona: A holiday guide

You might think that it'd be a clear cut call between holidaying in the beautiful Gothic city of Barcelona and its nearby coastline, the Costa Brava. But the distinction is very much blurred, with both offering glorious sands, active nightlife and heaps of activities, as well as the option of exploring or just lying back and soaking up the sun.

Seasonal events in Costa Brava
Seasonal events in Costa Brava

Whether it's for romance, to reconnect with your family or to have the adventure of a lifetime with your best friends, Costa Brava is a part of Spain where the calendar is always rich with opportunities.

Family Activities in Costa Brava
Family Activities in Costa Brava

Costa Brava is one of the most family friendly locales in Spain and is a big hit with children, teens, parents, grandparents and everyone else in between. Set right on the water, Costa Brava's beaches stretch for miles and make the ideal playground for any family excursion. If you're travelling to this 'wild coast' get ready for an incredible outdoor adventure, soaking up the Spanish sun and enjoying the sights with the ones you love.