El Port de la Selva holiday rentals, Costa Brava Self catering villas & apartments to rent in El Port de la Selva

El Port de la Selva sits on the northern coast of the Cap de Creus and is an important fishing port and tourist hub during the summer and just 16 miles from the French border. The main pebble - sand beach is in front of the village with all the amenities to hand including boat tours, jet skis, and para-sailing. But, there are many more beautiful coves and islets to be explored. Most of these can be reached on foot by wandering down the windy paths from the cliff tops or by boat.

In the town, with its white washed houses and cobbled streets that gives the feeling of being in a small fishing village, there is a good selections of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants to choose from.

At a glance...
Restaurants 30+
Fabulous beaches
Historic sites
Car recommended
Nearest airport Girona (79km)
Nearest train station Figueres (30 mins drive)

Featured holiday villa rentals in Port de la Selva

El Port de la Selva is a very popular summer holiday destination and gets swamped with tourists in July and August. Many new villas and apartments have sprung up around the town to cope with the numbers and a lot of interest from Barcelonians wanting to invest in a holiday home. This has boosted the quantity and quality of the self catering holiday rental accommodation in the area with many of the new holiday homes having pools, fantastic views of the marina and the tiny islands of Massa d’Oros and L’Encalladora beyond.

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Things to see and do

El Port de la Selva and the surrounding area is full of interesting towns, historic cities and countryside to explore.

A few suggestions....
Watersports - sailing, diving, jet skis
Girona is definitely worth visiting for a day - full of history, culture and tradition
Experience the delights of the weekly market
Take a stroll around the Cap de Creus nature reserve
Visiting the museum of the famous artist, Salvador Dali, in Figueres
Explore the castle of San Salvador and the Monastery of San Pere de Rodes
cap se crus nature park near el port de la selva

Our view on El Port de la Selva

Set within the scenic and rugged Cap de Creu area of Costa Brava, El Port de la Selva has many lovely beaches, watersports and plenty of things to see and do day and night making it a popular family summer holiday resort. Renting a self catering villa or holiday home gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore this wonderful part of the Costa Brava at your own pace.