Few areas can compare to the Costa Brava when it comes to idyllic bathing spots close to hand. On the Girona coast, you'll find beaches that are surprisingly untouched and others that delicately balance urbanism and the landscape, along with many that are very popular but never get so crowded you can't even find a place for your towel. Take your pick from our list according to what winds are blowing, if you've got children with you, or how far you want to walk to get there.
The 14 best beaches on the Costa Brava
You'll find what suits your needs whether you're looking for a place to go with the family, more secluded spots or easily accessible ones