L'Escala is a municipality in the comarca of the Alt Empordà in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It is situated on the Costa Brava, located between the southern end of the Gulf of Roses and Cala (bay) Montgó. It is an important fishing port and tourist centre, and has a festival dedicated to its famous anchovies. The GE-513 road runs inland from the town.
The Alfolí de la Sal, also known as the Pòsit Vell, is a seventeenth century warehouse formerly used to store the salt necessary to preserve fish landed at the port: it is now a protected historic-artistic monument. The ruins of Empúries are located on the territory of the municipality, with Phoenician and Roman remains dating from 580 BC.
L'Escala is the village of Víctor Català (pseudonym of Caterina Albert, 1869-1966) a famous novel writer
Hotels in L'Escala
L'Escala, Alt Empordà, Girona
Hotel Can Miquel is located on the beach of Cala Montgo, just 4 km from the center of L'Escala, Alt Emporda. Cala Montgo is an example of the real Costa Brava, the Massif Montgrí ending abruptly in cliffs framing a sandy beach.
The hotel has 37 double rooms, 4 of which are wheelchair accessible and 2 with garden, all recently refurbished. All our rooms are double convertible triples, bright, with a full bathroom and have a terrace overlooking the pool and the mountains that form part of the Montgrí massif or to the garden area. The superior rooms are double convertible in family, with capacity of up to 4 people, more spacious and luminous.
Part of its facilities a swimming pool, heated pool (no cover), two tennis courts, gardens, garage exclusively for guests, a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the beach and a grilled meat restaurant outdoors right in front the sea. A place to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the Costa Brava.
Torroella de Montgrí, Baix Empordà, Girona (11km from )
400 metres from the serene La Gola beach, facing the Medes Isles and close to the Aiguamolls (marshes) of Pals, Hotel Picasso is the ideal place for enjoying nature and taking care of your health. The quality and variety of its services, together with its excellent cuisine, make Picasso a pleasant family hotel.
Pals, Baix Empordà, Girona (14km from )
La Costa Golf & Beach Resort is located in the heart of the Costa Brava, with direct access to the Golf de Pals and just a few metres from a long beach of sand dunes. Its 120 rooms provide rest and comfort with views over the spectacular swimming pool or the greens of the golf course. A carefully chosen gastronomic offer throughout the complex, its installations for conventions and special events, together with a broad offer of sporting and leisure time activities make this hotel a unique resort in the Baix Empordà region.
Pals, Baix Empordà, Girona (15km from )
In a typical 16th century Ampurdan farmhouse on the outskirts of Pals, a mediaeval hamlet in the Baix Empordà region, this hotel has 9 bedrooms, a 10,000 m2 garden, a pool exclusively for hotel guests, a gastronomic restaurant and summer terrace for enjoying the fresh air. It offers Ampurdan cuisine with a subtle modern touch, using local produce with flavours and aromas from a mountain and marine landscape. Enjoy unforgettable experiences at Es Portal Restaurant & Hotel Boutique.
Roses, Alt Empordà, Girona (15km from )
Set on a promontory overlooking the sea, Almadraba Park Hotel accommodates its visitors in 66 comfortable rooms. Its seawater swimming pool and its terraces give Almadraba Park hotel a special charm that complements its magnificent gastronomic offer and excellent service.
La Bisbal d'Empordà, Baix Empordà, Girona (17km from )
Just a stone's throw from the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, on the slope of a mountain, there is a national monument, a 12th century mediaeval castle. This monument has been converted into an elegant, comfortable hotel, Castell d'Empordà wich, from its privileged location, offers visitors an exquisite cuisine and a warm stay.
Peratallada, Baix Empordà, Girona (18km from )
Hotel Mas Rabiol is a restored 16th-century farmhouse with large stone walls, which still preserves the essence and original structure. Set in a rural environment, it has eight welcoming bedrooms, a dinning room with a spectacular “ampurdanesa” vault, a reading room with fireplace and TV and several salons.
The Mas Rabiol garden, with 50,000 m² and a swimming pool, will delight young and old: a huge area to relax by the large pool to enjoy a nice swim in the summer heat.
Mas Rabiol is an ideal place for relaxing and switching off while enjoying the impressive Empordà countryside. It is the ideal starting point to explore the Empordà and enjoy any time of the year of all the possibilities offered by this very privileged area in the Costa Brava.
Begur, Baix Empordà, Girona (18km from )
Cluc Hotel Begur is a charming little hotel located in the historic city center of Begur, at the heart of Empordà, one of the most wonderful place in Costa Brava. Our hotel is an old colonial house first dated at late 1800s and formerly known as Can Pallí. In 2012 we have restored the building respecting the materials and architecture of the original house and we have given it the name of CLUC hotel Begur. We have also enabled spaces like living rooms, terraces and a library. We have 12 cozy and unique rooms to enjoy a peaceful stay and dive into the magic of the Mediterranean. The rooms have been furnished taking care of each and every one of the little details that make a stay enjoyable. To create and intimate and cozy environment, the 12 rooms at CLUC Hotel Begur are exterior, equipped with complete bathroom, hairdryer, heating system with its own regulation, and a balcony or terrace. If the weather allows it, we prepare delicious breakfast outdoors made with local, ecologic and carefully selected products. We want our clients to feel comfortable in a casual and natural way. For this reason, we focus on the personal treatment, the relaxed environment and the quality of our services.
Begur, Baix Empordà, Girona (18km from )
This is the only Hotel in Sa Tuna cove, a place caressed by nature in the heart of the Costa Brava. We have 5 double rooms each with a terrace from where you can have breakfast while admiring the amazing views. It will be pure pleasure for your senses. Contemplating the sunrise from your room will make your day become a series of relaxing sensations.
In the restaurant you will find mediterranean cuisine, a wide variety of tapas and the best paella with ingredients of our sea and our land, great variety of fish and sea food which comes on a daily from the nearest market.
Don’t miss our rice dishes!
Allow yourself the pleasure of tasting our food next to the Sa Tuna cove
Begur, Baix Empordà, Girona (18km from )
The Hotel-Spa Classic Begur, a small romantic hotel ideal for couples in the center of Begur, one of the most charming towns on the Costa Brava. Located in the pedestrian center of this beautiful town on the Costa Brava.
This Indian house converted into a hotel, It has 12 magnificent suites (some rooms with hydromassage bathtubs) with personality and their own stories, a gastronomic restaurant and a fabulous free spa for hotel clients with the option of private use.
The hotel has an elevator. All the rooms of the HOTEL-SPA CLASSIC BEGUR are elegant and have a pillow menu, flat screen TV, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities and private bathrooms with toiletries and hairdryer.
On the ground floor is the La Cocina Restaurant, a gastronomic restaurant where you can taste dishes made with local products.
In our exclusive Spa located in the basement of the building is the old winery, transformed into an area of water and relaxation. It has a swimming pool with hydromassage, water games, hot marbles, a hammam (Turkish bath), and contrast showers with different water temperatures.
We also have relaxing and therapeutic massages available to clients that we can perform in the same SPA or in the SAME room if the client wishes.
For hotel guests the Spa is open from 11am to 9pm and is included in the room price. For an additional fee, the spa is available for private use for couples, for an hour, from 9pm. Entry to minors under 14 years is prohibited.