Summer is just around the corner and the arrival of good weather has led to the first baths of the year. Temperatures have skyrocketed and now there is no excuse for not wearing your swimsuit and enjoying a day at the beach properly.
For those looking for a plus of beauty and tranquility, the beaches are not always the best option. They prefer to go to coves Little known to disconnect, surround yourself with nature and enjoy the relaxing sound of the waves. If you are in Catalonia and you want to experience that pleasant feeling, I recommend you visit the coves that I mention in this article, which in my humble opinion are the most beautiful of its privileged geography.
Cala d’Aiguablava (Begur, Girona)
The d’Aiguablava is in a fishing village as beautiful as Begur. Barely measure 70 meters long and that makes it difficult to place the towel on certain days of the months of July and August. Those who visit it enjoy its crystal clear waters and its fine white sand, something that is not usually very common on the Costa Brava. It has minimal services and offers good views of the Cape of Begur, which is displayed in the form of a cliff.
Cala Pola (Tossa de Mar, Girona)
The Castle of Tossa de Mar is not the only thing that will make you fall in love with this town in the province of Girona. You will also feel attraction to Cala Pola, which in its 70 meters long delights us with a visual show by the nature, which is the main protagonist of this cove located right next to a campsite that bears the same name, despite the fact that it is far from being reserved exclusively for the clients of said campsite.
Cala Tavallera (Port de la Selva, Girona)
In the direction of France, in the Port de la Selva, Cala Tavallera can be defined as a place of difficult access, which is why it is not usually crowded despite having a few meters in length. Is a wild cove which can be reached by boat or on foot via route GR11, which is a long-distance trail that crosses the entire Pyrenees in about 800 kilometers.
Cala Foradada (Palamós, Girona)
In Palamós they are not only happy with their gastronomy. They also stick out their chests when they talk about Cala Foradada (Cala Agujereada), a natural refuge that owes its name to the leaky rock It has created a kind of natural bridge that can be seen from the water, passing just below. It can be reached from the Castell beach or by boat.
Cala Crancs (Salou, Tarragona)
In the Golden Coast there are also beautiful coves. One of them is Cala Crancs, where the fine, golden sand mixes with the pine trees that surround the place. It would be a fantastic beach to relax if it were not for the large number of people who decide to visit it in the months of July and August.
Cala Maria (L’Ampolla, Tarragona)
I am not moving from the Costa Dorada to tell you about Cala Maria, a quite isolated cove that is not only guarded by pine trees, but also has cliffs of great beauty. It is accessed through the route GR92 or by boat.
Cala Roca Grossa (Calella - Sant Pol de Mar, Barcelona)
Last but not least, the Cala Gros Grossa is the closest option for those who live in Barcelona. It is between Calella and Sant Pol de Mar, in Maresme, and it could be said that it is divided into two parts due to a big Rock located a few meters from the shore.
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