Walk into L'Escala in Costa Brava, Spain and you will feel like you have walked into a picture postcard. It is a small municipality in the Alt Emporda County in Catalonia, Spain. L'Escala is essentially a fishing port and lies between Cala Montgo and Gulf of Roses. Choosing to stay in L'Escala holiday rentals can put you in the middle of the festival of anchovies which L'Escala is famous for. There is also a visit to the monument that has been constructed in the Alfoli de la Sal, a warehouse dating back to the 17th century. This warehouse is also known as the Posit Veil and used to store all the salt necessary for preserving the fish culled in the port.
History, sport and glorious sunshine - who could ask for more from their L'Escala holidays?
Needless to say, anchovies are a popular dish here. You can choose to sample the local cuisine as you walk through the promenade that links Riells and the old town. There are plenty of shops and eateries here. Every Sunday, this promenade turns into a bustling shopping area. Some of the L'Escala villas are available in beach facing properties as well and from here the beautiful blue sea is an awesome sight indeed. Choose L'Escala holiday rentals that are close to or on the Cala Montgo, which is the best known beach of this region. Unlike the normal, crowded, huge beaches everywhere, the Cala Montgo is a small bay, which is also tucked away from strong winds.
Considering that there are blue flag beaches scattered everywhere, L'Escala holiday rentals can offer you an opportunity to enjoy unspoiled and clean beaches. Apart from the Montgo, you can also go to Riell’s and the beaches at the Bay of Roses. One historic sight that you can take in is the ruins of Empuries dating back to ancient times. For the more active holidayer, there are plenty of sports and physical activities to indulge in. Cycling, golf and water sports are just some of the things you can enjoy while at L’Escala. For golf, head to the 27-hole course in Emporda which is one of the golf courses in the vicinity. Snorkelling can be a delightful activity as well since there is some amazing marine life in the pretty waters of L’Escala.
Most of the L’Escala holiday rentals are places where a group of people can stay. Thus you have villas, apartments, self catering homes and many more are easily available. You can also choose from L'Escala holiday rentals that are traditional and rural and Catalan houses to imibe the true spirit of the region. Take a look at another sunny summer holiday paradise that may interest you, Prvić Villa Rentals.