Catalan Holidays - Holiday villas with pool in Barcelona, Costa Brava, Costa Dorada, Costa Maresme, Catalonia, Spain.

ACTIVITIES

A lot of different activities are available throughout the year in the area where the large majority of the CH holiday homes are situated. If you are looking for more than just sun and beaches we highly recommend that you try one or more of the following activities:

SPAS / WELLNESS

      

     

Close to Barcelona there are thermal towns of great reputation where it is possible to enjoy the physical and mental benefits that the thermal activity offers. Try one of the interesting 1-day-packages offered by the thermal centres. Don’t think twice! - Take advantage of your holidays and relax, remove your stress and restore your body and mind balance. The thermal activity, once an exclusive privilege, is today affordable for every one of us.

Spa waters:

Medicinal waters with a temperature of approximately of 38C (102ºF). Spa waters are beneficial to the human body depending on their temperature and chemical composition.

Therapeutic qualities: 

Respiratory and dermatological system, digestive and urinary system, locomotive system, vascular and circulatory system, traumatisms, mind, teeth and several others.

We recommend:

HOTEL COLON (Caldes d´Estrac)

BALNEARI TITUS (Arenys de Mar)

GASTRONOMY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most nutritious and healthy in the world. It is a true pleasure for your body as it is based mainly on fish, meat, rice, vegetables, olive oil, fruit and wine.

Try one of these top quality restaurants:

SANT PAU (Sant Pol de Mar – MICHELIN restaurant - 3 stars)

Mrs. Carme Ruscadella - The kitchen of this famous Chef is of contemporary style and uses fresh products of the region and the orchards, without forgetting the fish and seafood of the Mediterranean. Her kitchen follows the seasons and uses frequently unusual combinations of flavours.

www.ruscalleda.com  


CAN ROCA (Girona – MICHELIN restaurant - 3 stars)

The Roca brothers' passion for cooking was initially kindled in Can Roca, the establishment their parents managed in Taialà, a neighbourhood lying on the outskirts of Girona. Today Can Roca is recognized as one of the best restaurants in the world.

www.cellercanroca.com 


HISPANIA (Arenys de Mar – MICHELIN restaurant - 2 stars)

Owned by two sisters who transformed a typical road-side bar into what is now considered to be one of Spain's finest restaurants serving exquisite dishes from the Catalan kitchen.

www.restauranthispania.com (only available in Spanish and Catalan)


RESTAURANTE L´ESGUARD (Llavaneres – MICHELIN restaurant - 1 star)

Miguel Sanchez Romera - The cuisine of this Chef springs from the search for new parameters of perception that make the senses the cornerstones of his creations.

Miguel Sanchez Romera

GOLF

Catalonia has a long tradition in golf which started with the creation of the first course in 1914. It is one of the outstanding tourist regions in Europe that offers superb facilities for golf enthusiasts, who can practice their sport throughout the year thanks to a very favourable climate.

Not far away from Barcelona you will be able to enjoy your sport and the stunning landscapes and views from the different golf courses in the area including several Pitch & Put and Par 3 courses.

GOLF courses:

PGA GOLF DE CATALUNYA (Caldes de Malavella) - www.pgacatalunya.com

CLUB DE GOLF LLAVANERES (St Andreu de Llavaneres) - www.golfllavaneras.com

CLUB DE GOLF SANT VICENÇ DE MONTALT  (SV Montalt) - www.golfsantvicens.es

CLUB DE GOLF VALLROMANES (Vallromanas) - www.golfvallromanes.com

CLUB DE GOLF OSONA MONTANYA (Montanya - El Brull) - www.golfmontanya.com 


PAR 3 and PITCH & PUT courses:

P & P SANT CEBRIA (St. Cebria/St. Pol ) - www.santcebriapitchandputt.com

HCP1 SANT VICENÇ (Sant Vicenç de Montalt) - www.hcp1.es

TENIS MORA PITCH & PUT (Llavaneres) - www.golftennismora.com

PITCH & PUT BARCELONA TEIA (Teia) - P&P Barcelona Teià

VALLROMANES PITCH AND PUT (Vallromanes) - www.ingreenvallromanes.com 

YACHTING & WATERSPORTS

The nautical tourism close to Barcelona is characterized by the variety, experience and quality. The climatology allows the practice of the different sport modalities in the water during almost all the year.

A lot of different activities can be enjoyed such as sea kayak, kite surf, windsurf, boat sailing, parasailing, Catalan patin, catamaran, scuba diving and several others. If you are experienced you can rent equipment and go on your own however a range of courses are also available for newcomers as well as for already experienced persons. 


Companies:

CHARTER SANT ISIDRE (Cadaqués) - Yacht rentals www.chartersantisidre.com

MEDITERRANEAN DIVE (Mataro) - Scuba diving centrewww.mediterraneandive.es

 

NATURAL PARKS

There are several natural parks in the area. Ideal places to carry out a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year. We recommend a visit to the following 2 parks:

Montnegre i el Corredor  covers an area of approximately 15,000 ha. It is situated on the Serralada Litoral of Catalonia, between the districts of Maresme and Vallès Oriental and its landscape consists of Mediterranean woodlands set in steep, hilly terrain.

The park is bordered by the Mediterranean and has different easily reachable access and information points such as Arenys de Munt and Vallgorguina. Several marked touring and walking routes are available in the park which can also be explored by Mountain Bike, Quads and 4X4. 

Natural park of Montseny was included in the world network of biosphere reserves by UNESCO in 1978. It is located in the Catalan Pre-coastal Mountain Range and it occupies an area of 30,120 hectares. The park is made up of three different geographical units: Turó de L'Home - Les Agudes (which with 1,706 and 1,703 m. respectively are the maximum heights of the park), El Matagalls and Pla de la Calma. The park is endowed with a network of facilities and amenities supplying environmental education, research, sport and leisure.

ACTION & ADVENTURE

          

       

       

The following companies offer a wide range of ACTION sports such as ADVENTURE CIRCUITS, QUADS, TOUCHBALL, PAINTBALL, ARCHERY and many others:

ACTIV NATURA (Santa Susanna) - www.activ-natura.com


EL BOSC VERTICAL (Dosrius-Canyamars) - www.boscvertical.com


DUAKA ADVENTURES (Pineda) - www.duaka.com

BALLOON FLIGHTS

A balloon flight is a very secure, pleasant and ecologic activity. It gives you the opportunity to discover and observe the beauty of the Catalan landscapes from the air in a new and exciting way. The following company organizes flights on a regular basis:
 

BALO TOUR - Vic                                            ¡AN UNIQUE EXPERIENCE!

F-1 - MONTMELO Racing Course

Within a short distance you will find the “Racing course of Catalonia” situated in Montmelo. This centre attracts fans of motor sport from all over the world due to numerous prestigious international competitions like the “F-1 Prize of Spain”. The Montmello course also offers other possibilities such as courses of conduction and rental of facilities for sport and social activities.

www.circuitcat.com

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