L'Escala villas, Costa Brava Holiday rentals - villas & holiday homes to rent in L'Escala

L'Escala, just 135km north of Barcelona in Catalonia and 40km south of the French border, sits in the beautiful gulf of Roses with its many wide white sandy beaches.

The bay is simply stunning and is part of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World Club which includes famous places such as Ha Long Bay in Vietnam and Mont St-Michel Bay in France.

In the resort, there is plenty to keep all the family entertained day and night. With it's fantastic beaches, fascinating fishing port and a full spectrum of water sports. Away from the beaches, l'Escala has an interesting old town to wander around - filled with shops, cafes and restaurants.

At a glance...
Restaurants 20+
45km of beaches
Marina & port
Car recommended
Nearest airport Girona (50km)
Nearest train station Camallera (16km)

Featured villas in L'Escala

Being set within the Bay of Roses means L'Escala enjoys a very buoyant summer season. It shares the same UNESCO status as some of the top beach resorts in the world and therefore booking your beach villa or apartment early is highly recommended. Most of the accommodation in L'Escala is conveniently positioned close to the centre where you will find a good selection of cafes, bars and restaurants.

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Things to see and do in and around L'Escala

L'Escala and the surrounding area in Costa Brava is full of interesting beach resorts, historic towns, mountains and countryside to explore.

A few suggestions....
Explore the Greek / Roman ruins in Empúries just 1.1 km away
Take a boat trip around the El Montgrí coast to see the pirate coves
Wander around the old town and sample some of the local cuisine
Cala Montgo cove, one of the best beaches on Costa Brava
Take the ferry to Medes Islands and Baix Ter Nature Park
Cliff-top coastal walks
Snorkelling or scuba diving around the Medes Archipelago of 7 islands
Roman greek ruins of empuries in l'escala

Our view on L'Escala

L'Escala is a truly stunning and authentic Catalan town set within pristine natural beauty. With the spectacluar backdrop of the Pyrenees mountains, beautiful vistas are everywhere, from the medieval town, to the white sandy beaches running into the tourquoise Mediterranean.