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Costa Brava Information
Costa Brava is a coastal region of north eastern Catalunya, Spain. Costa is the Spanish and Catalan word for 'coast', and brava means 'rugged'.
In the 1950s, the Costa Brava was identified by Spain's Franco government as being suitable for substantial development as a holiday destination, mainly for tourists from Northern Europe and the United Kingdom. The combination of a good summer climate and beaches was exploited by the construction of large numbers of hotels and apartments in such seaside resorts as Tossa de Mar, Lloret de Mar and L'Estartit. Tourism took over from fishing as the principal business of the area.
Whilst part of the Costa Brava coastline leant itself to tourist developments on a very large scale, other parts have remained more traditional. Small towns like Cadaqués (close to the French border and close to the foothills of the Pyrenees) have attracted artists such as Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso and are now fashionable resorts. The coast between Roses and Tossa de Mar has many small coastal towns such as Pals, Tamariu, Llafranc, Aigua Blava and Calella de Palafrugell.
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- Thalassa Apartments in Santa Susana, Costa Brava
- Europa Hotel in Malgrat de Mar, Costa Brava
- Catalonia Hotel in Calella, Costa Brava
- Ancla Hotel in Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
- Samba Aparthotel in Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
- Las Mariposas Aparthotel in Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
- Florida Park Hotel in Santa Susana, Costa Brava
- Montanamar Hotel in Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
- Reymar Hotel in Malgrat de Mar, Costa Brava
- Festa Apartments in L'Estartit, Costa Brava
- Resort Resort review, S'Agaro, Costa Brava
- Chill Out La Caleta de Tamariu Bar review, Tamariu, Costa Brava
- La Caleta de Tamariu Restaurant review, Tamariu, Costa Brava
- Bar Montecarlo Bar review, Blanes, Costa Brava
- Swan Bar review, Malgrat de Mar, Costa Brava
- New Crown And Anchor Bar review, Malgrat de Mar, Costa Brava
- Legends Bar review, Malgrat de Mar, Costa Brava
- Alcatraz Bar review, Calella, Costa Brava
- Rockefellers Bar review, Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
- Legends Bar Bar review, Santa Susana, Costa Brava