Blanes Holiday Apartments - sit back, relax and soak up the sun
Known as the 'gateway to the Costa Brava', Blanes is a town which really knows how to cater for its visitors. Blanes, located at the start point of Spain's Catalonian Costa Brava, is one of the best known tourist hotspots in Europe. Originally a fishing village, life in this part of Catalonia still largely revolves around the ocean. The beaches are the reason why many people booking stays in Blanes apartments visit the region, and they are rarely disappointed. There are four main beaches located close to the town, all with a good range of facilities. The beach of Saint Francesc is a good destination for anyone on a family break, with its size and facilities making it ideal. It is also sometimes referred to as the Cala Bona by locals. The largest and most tourist orientated beach is called S'Abanell, and is located at the mouth of the Tordera River.
Book yourself some well-earned fun in the sun with Blanes Villa Rentals
Although beach life can be stimulating and exciting, as well as relaxing, many people enjoying a stay in Blanes holiday villas may be looking for something a little more cultural to do. The Sant Joan mountain is the highest point in the city, and there is an 11th century castle here. The old quarter still has many of the buildings associated with earlier times, when Blanes was a fishing village, and there are a number of fascinating medieval churches. Nightlife is something everyone associates with Spanish coastal holidays, and there is certainly plenty to do in this part of Catalonia once the sun goes down. The seafood is especially good, and anyone staying in Blanes holiday rentals should make the effort to enjoy some Blanes prawns in one of the range of local restaurants. To wash the food down, there are local wines and cavas from Reserva Mont-Ferrant to enjoy, while nearly 150 restaurants in the town provide a huge range of variety of places to enjoy a bite to eat and a few glasses to drink.
For anyone staying in Blanes holiday rentals who wants to enjoy something a little quieter, then a trip to the Mar i Mirtra Gardens is a good idea. These gardens, which opened in 1924, display native Catalonian plants and flowers alongside imported varieties from across the world. Plant lovers will also enjoy a trip to the Pinya Rosa Gardens, which house 7,000 species from around the globe. Blanes is also close to Barcelona, as well as the rest of the attractions of the Costa Brava. As a gateway to a magical Catalonian holiday, it is hard to beat. Another hot and sunny summer holiday paradise you may be interested in is Ugljan Villa Rentals.