About Empuriabrava



    Resort Empuriabrava is located in northeast of Spain and Catalonia, at the Mediterranean coast, in a wonderful place of Costa-Brava, where majestic Pyrenees falls down to the boundless sea. Charming mountain landscapes here adjoin to emerald water of the sea, creating unique feeling of paradise. The huge natural reserve Aiguamolls de l'Empordá surrounds the area, providing excellent ecological conditions.

 

    The town is unique because is built on the network of artificial channels (about 30 km) also it’s the largest residential marina in the Europe. The developed water infrastructure includes port with lifts for boats, refueling station, shops with yacht equipment and service deport. For visitors of the resort who hasn’t got its own boat yet, there is an opportunity to rent one or to navigate on electromotor-boat among numerous picturesque channels.

 

Villa in the channel crossing

 Dream city

Heaven on earth

 


    There is sport aerodrome on the entrance to Empuriabrava. On its base operates the largest center of parachutism in the Europe. Every day in the sky above the town it is possible to find numbers of bright color spots - these are experienced sky-divers taking their attempts, and also brave guests of town which can make a jump from height of 4000 meters in a tandem with the skilled instructor.

 

    The most part of the town is allocated under one or two floor private houses. The residential zone of a resort has settled down here with the fine villas, built in classical Spanish architectural style. A coastal part is the zone of busy tourism, beaches and active resort life style. The main street of the town follows parallel to coastal line. It’s a line of small restaurants, bars and shops of different stuff. The life lasts here since early morning till late night.

 

    There is a large variety of entertainments for any age and a lifestyle in the town. Rent of cars, yachts, bicycles; cart racing, snorkling and scuba-diving, kiting, surfing, parachuting, tennis, squash, mini golf, horse riding, sea fishing, water skiing. There are several discos, a bowling, and many restaurants with various cuisine for all tastes.

    On distance of 10-20 minutes of driving there are an aquapark, school and a field for a golf, museum and house of Salvador Dali and other historical objects...

 

    The coast of Empuriabrava has centuries-old history. Ruins of ancient Roman city Empuries were found just in several kilometers to the south. Northern neighbours - the coastal city Roses which has sheltered on Pyrenees’s slopes and scenic village Cadaqués, which is reachable either by the sea, or by amazing mountain road.

 

    Natural reserve Cap de Creus - rocky peninsula with set of picturesque bays and tracking paths is so close, that it’s visible almost from any point of Empuriabrava. One more natural point of interest - sea reserve “Islands Medes” is unique by its underwater relief, and consequently this one of the most popular places of the European continent for scuba-diving.

 

    Empuriabrava is the fine place for vacation at any time of year. Everyone will find here desirable - silence and cosiness for family rest, noisy bars and discos for youth, fans of active leisure will like numerous opportunities for sports, and sea fans will receive full range of emotions from their hobby. This town is the favourite destination of rich citizens from England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Russia and, certainly, from Spain.

 

    The city is in 140 km from Barcelona, in 30 km from border with France, and only 3.5 hours driving from Andorra. Distance from highway E-15 (AP-7) - 12 km. The nearest railway station is located in Figueras - 10 km from the resort.