The Costa del Maresme in the Catalonia region of Spain is the ideal summer holiday destination. Choosing holiday apartments Costa del Maresme will give you access to over 35 miles of beautiful coastline with plenty of sandy beaches, famously earning the surrounding area the nickname of Costa Daurada, meaning "the golden coast" in Catalan.
Costa del Maresme accommodation is optimally located to allow you to take advantage of the wide variety of water sports and other leisure activities which are available throughout the region, including surfing, wake-boarding and kite-surfing. The seaside town of Arenys de Mar in particular specialises in yachting and sailing, offering the perfect opportunity for visitors to go on a boating expedition in the Mediterranean Sea or even learn to sail the impressive ships themselves.
The Costa del Maresme's hinterland is also worth a visit, with its many walking trails leading you through attractive rolling hills and past historical lookout towers, from which pirates were regularly spotted between the 14th and 18th centuries.
Costa del Maresme accommodation is also the ideal base from which to explore the cultural riches of Catalonia. From picturesque fishing villages still trading daily in seafood, to authentic food and textile markets, the Costa del Maresme provides an insightful understanding of how Catalans used to live, and in some cases still live today.
Finally, the cultural hotspot of Barcelona is only a short drive or train journey away from holiday apartments Costa del Maresme, and definitely worth a visit. With its proximity both to Catalonia's main city, to nearby places such as the Costa del Garraf and to Spain's beautiful beaches, the Costa del Maresme offers the perfect mix of culture and fun to make your holiday a memorable one.