Activities for all in an exclusive destination
Platja d'Aro: One of the most emblematic towns in the heart of the Costa Brava.
With more than 2 kilometres of beach and different coves, Platja d'Aro is one of the most touristy towns in Baix Empordà. With more than two kilometres of beaches and different coves, it is an ideal destination for water sports, hiking and cycling.
The cultural and architectural offer is also very interesting with places such as the Roman villa of Pla de Palol or the historic centre of Castell d'Aro.
Beaches and coves in Platja d'Aro
Beaches of fine golden sand or rocky coves. Platja d'Aro has something for everyone. From Platja Gran, the wide and extensive beach near the centre, to the beautiful Cala Rovira, which is in the direction of the famous symbol of the "cavall Bernat".
If you prefer a little more intimacy, along the coastal path that starts at Cala Sa Cova in the direction of Sant Antoni de Calonge, you will find almost virgin corners such as Cala del Pi, a rocky cove surrounded by pine trees, or Cala Belladona, at the end of the path.
What to do in Platja d'Aro?
Leisure and fun are guaranteed in Platja d'Aro. From spending a fun day soaking in the water with friends or family at the Aquapark Platja d'Aro to a day of adrenaline-pumping adventure on the zip lines and different activities surrounded by a large forest at the Costa Brava Parc Aventura Platja d'Aro, the largest adventure park in southern Europe.
The picturesque fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell is a must for a stroll through its streets and discover its picture postcard whitewashed houses facing the sea. And in the port of Palamós, the Fishing Museum offers visitors an interactive experience and the chance to experience the history of fishing and the fishermen of this town in a participatory way.
Hiking along the coastal paths
Platja d'Aro has one of the most well-kept and best-adapted coastal paths in Girona. Approximately 4 kilometres long, it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and luxurious mansions. It starts at Sant Pol beach in Sant Feliu de Guíxols, passes through S'Agaró and continues along a route between coves until it reaches the large and beautiful Cala de Sa Conca.
Another point of interest is the Cova d'en Daina, a large granite dolmen built between 2700 BC and 2200 BC, located on the outskirts of the village of Romanyá de la Selva, which can be reached by bicycle on a 26 km route from Calonge.
For nature lovers, the Parc dels Estanys is a natural space of more than 150,000 m² with a large pond that serves as a refuge for numerous species of birds. It is a perfect place for walking or cycling. Another hiking route is the one that links Castell d'Aro with the Font del Gat and runs for about 8 km of moderate difficulty through the Serra de les Gavarres.
A gastronomic offer for all tastes
Located opposite the port of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Sa Marinada offers a varied and excellent range of seafood and fish dishes. In Platja d'Aro, La Maglia Coffee & Co is an avant-garde café that serves all kinds of coffees accompanied by toast, bagels or pancakes and is also a meeting place for professionals and cycling enthusiasts.
For lovers of the most traditional and authentic Italian cuisine, Pizzeria Roma, known for its fresh pasta and wood-fired pizzas. And in S'Agaró, Sushi Kaizen offers sushi and Japanese dishes to eat in or take away.
A destination for the whole family to enjoy
The Tres Elefantes playground offers activities for children from the age of one in a large 500 m2 facility in Platja d'Aro. PP's Park is a theme park with rides, live shows, children's play areas, trampolines and bars. The Golfo Food & Drinks offers a mini-golf service all day long, which can be accompanied by breakfast, drinks or tapas on the premises. And for bowling fans, D'aro Bowling offers 14 professional bowling lanes for all ages.