Cadaques self catering Apartments - witness the ocean as you've never seen it before
The Costa Brava town of Cadaques is a great place to spend a relaxing Mediterranean holiday taking in the stunning scenery and learning about art history. Situated in the province of Girona in Spain, is the Catalonian town of Cadaques. Cadaques commands a special place in art history. Mei Fren was the first modern artist to put down roots in the town and many of his striking charcoals can be viewed at the Cadaques Museum. The famous Salvador Dalí frequented the town during his childhood years and later acquired a home in Port Lligat - a fishing village adjacent to Cadaques. Other artists who have spent time here include: Maurice Boitel, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Antoni Pitxot, Melina Mercouri and Joan Miró.
Being slightly more than a two-hour’s drive from Barcelona, Cadaques is a very popular holiday destination. Not only are there plenty Cadaques villa rentals, but many people choose this spot on the Costa Brava to purchase a second or holiday home. In 2007 the number of inhabitants was little more than 2600, but during the peak of its summer tourism this number can rocket up to ten times as much.
Cadaques Holiday Homes - enjoy the best summer holiday of your life
Get away from the hustle and bustle of the hotels and Cadaques holiday rentals and head off to the Cap de Creus. It was declared a nature reserve in 1998 and its bays and beaches form the eastern-most point of the Iberian peninsular. This area is not only home to Cadaques, but also the towns of Roses and Port de la Selva. The stunning scenery and coastal beauty of the Cap de Creus also marks the eastern-most point of the Pyrenees as the rocky coastline slams into the Mediterranean.
Nestled in the bay of Port Lligat you will find the Salvador Dalí House-Museum. The building started out as a humble fisherman’s house but over time and with Dalí’s unique artistic eye morphed into the surrealist palace it is today. It is essential to book ahead as the museum is quite popular. Visiting during the week should also ensure that you don’t wait too long to explore the artist’s labyrinthinian abode. Enjoy the spectacular coast of Cadaques on your very own boat. Many companies here rent out Rigid Inflatable Boats for you commandeer for the day. You will be able to visit Cadaques holiday rentals as well as the headland to the north, putter down south for a visit to Port Lligat or explore all the secluded bays along this stretch of pristine coastline, taking snacks along for a picnic along the way. Take a look at another heavenly summer holiday paradise, Zverinac Villas