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LUXURY PROPERTY FOR RENT IN COSTA BRAVA

SELF CATERING HOLIDAY IN SANT ANTONI DE CALONGE

Sant Antoni de Calonge is located in the heart of the Costa Brava in the magnificent bay of Sant Antoni and Palamós. Costa Brava (wild coast) is one of the most attractive parts of the Spanish coastline, with rocky coves alternating with long, sandy beaches. This area boasts many four- and five-star blue flag bathing beaches, as well as some of the most picturesque seaside resorts you’ll see anywhere in the Mediterranean. The kids will adore our acres of golden sand and safe swimming (with lifeguards permanently on hand, during summer). The council organises free activities for the kids in summer.
Sant Antoni de Calonge is situated midway between the thriving fishing port of Palamós, with its daily fish market and the sophisticated shopping, nightlife centre of Platja d'Aro. The nearest beach to our holiday beach house is 450 metres away and a  supermarket for all your everyday needs is 350 metres away. Within minutes walk of the self catering holiday beach house you will find bars and restaurants to relax in and sample the locally caught fish and typical Catalan cuisine. The local bus service and taxis are also only a short walk from the property.


Costa Brava sporting opportunities

In the surrounding area there is a wide range of sporting opportunities like tennis, diving, sailing, surfing, water skiing, wind surfing, horse riding, bicycle excursions along former railway tracks from the coast to Girona and onto Olot at the foot hills of the Pyrenees. Walking along the narrow coastal paths which flank the coastline between the rocks and pine trees. You can even try your hand at a spot of sea fishing. Golfers can choose between many carefully designed courses. Players can choose the level of difficulty from the facilities with varying landscapes:
Club Golf Costa Brava (Santa Cristina d’Aro)
Club Golf d’Aro – Mas Nou (Platja d’Aro), Empordà Golf - Gualta, Golf Platja de Pals (Pals), Golf Serres de Pals,.


Places of Interest

Catalonia boasts many sites of architectural and historical interest, including the Greek and Roman ruins at St. Martí d'Empuries, Romanesque churches, medieval villages,the Dalí museum at Figueras and Dalí house at beautiful Cadaqués. And of course the visit would not be complete without a trip to exciting Barcelona, the native city of the architect Gaudí.The charming picturesque fishing villages of Llafranc, Calella, Tamariu are lovely and also the fantastic views from the lighthouse above Llafranc at Cap de Sant Sebastià. Pals is a superbly preserves and reconstructed medieval village, very pretty. Girona itself also has a lot to offer, with many different shops, a cathedral and an interesting old town. La Bisbal - best known for its Catalan ceramics industry (there are dozens of shops), Palafrugell, Begur, Sant Feliu de Guixols and Tossa de Mar are all worth a visit. In the summer there are music festivals at Perelada and at Cap Roig.


Gastronomy

The cuisine of Costa Brava is rich in flavours and varied in fresh season products like: tomatoes, eggplants, onions, zucchini, peppers... Also the abundance of fish, shellfish, good meats, mushrooms and fruits complemented with multitude of cooking methods derive into as original dishes as the so called "sea and mountain dish" in which fish is mixed with land products.... Varied rice dishes, "L'olla dels pescadors", "El suquet", " L'escudella i carn d'olla" , "Catalan style beans" , the typical bread with tomato ... all these gastronomic dishes await for you to taste them.

Michelin star guide 

Three-Michelin-star:
Restaurant El racó de Can Fabes – Sant Celoni (65 km.)
Restaurant Sant Pau – St. Pol de Mar (64 km.)
Restaurant El Celler de Can Roca - Girona (40 km.)

One-Michelin-star:
El Rebost d’en Pere - Banyoles (61 km.)
Massana - Girona, (40 km.)
La cuina de Can Simón – Tossa de Mar, (40 km.)
La llar – Castelló d’Empuries (87 km.)
Les cols - Olot, www.lescols.com (95 km.)
Mas pau - Figueres, (82 km.)
Miramar – Llançà , (99 km.)
Els Tinars - Llagostera, (18 km.)