Malgrat de Mar: Family Holidays in Costa Brava

Malgrat de Mar
is an oasis of calmness situated in the southern end of the Costa Brava. If you are searching for unforgettable holidays with your family in complete amusement and security, booking your holiday in a family tourism destination is the solution.

The brand Family Tourism Destination is one of the new development projects by the Tourism Office of Cataluña. The brand guarantees suitable facilities for the youngest in public areas, and it means you have an offer of accommodation and restaurants adapted to the needs of your family with a variety of leisure and fun.

As an authenticated Family Holidays Destination since 2007, in Malgrat de Mar you will find tranquility, charm and distraction for the pleasure of all the family members.
Its extraordinary beach coast of nearly 5 km long is divided into three zones:
  • La playa Malgrat de Mar very pleasant and certified with the Blue Flag the European Union, awarding the best and cleanest sea waters.
  • La playa Pomareda which enjoys a protected area of dunes.
  • La playa Del Astillero, where you will have the lively children's club.

Welcome to Malgrat de Mar!

Family Accommodation:

We offer several different and comfortable accommodation in Malgrat de Mar, such as holidays apartments and hotels for your family.

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What advantages will families find in Malgrat de Mar?

With the brand Family Tourism Destination, Malgrat de Mar offer lodging and restaurants adapted to your family needs, with a wide variety of options for leisure and entertainment.

Tourists spending Family Holidays in Malgrat de Mar will find a destination that:
  • Guarantees specialized services for families with entertainments with instructors for children, multilingual baby-sitters, play areas for children in restaurants, ID bracelets, warning signs, etc...
  • Pays special attention to safety standards in public areas as well as in tourism lodging.
  • Offers a varied activities program for children.
  • Offers facilities suitable for the youngest members of the family in public areas, regarding both lodging and complementary offerings
  • Day care for children and playgrounds fully monitored
  • All beaches are ideal for children and provide a monitoring service
  • Provides easily accessible information about daily activities so families can plan their stay
  • Offers medical services and after-hours pharmacies
  • A wide range of restaurants with several dishes, children menus and all the necessaries services to families with children.

What activities can we do in Malgrat de Mar for the whole family?

Holidays in Malgrat de Mar is synonym of leisure, festivities, tradition and fun.
  • During the year the local streets are animated by carnivals, festivities, concerts, festivals by night and traditional festivals that generally run from January until June.
  • Malgrat de Mar seaside climate’s and weather is ideal for water sports fans.
  • Situated near to two great natural areas, the Castel and the Francesc Macia parks, Malgrat de Mar holidays offer great opportunities for the pleasure of the whole family.
The Castel, located in the centre of the town, offers a wonderful panorama, botanical routes and all sorts of games for children.
The Park Francesc Macia, which has 40,000 m² devoted to recreation with:
  • picnic areas,
  • games for all ages
  • a multitude of fun activities and entertainment that will delight the young tourists.
Also, Malgrat de Mar invites you to stroll through its pedestrian zone, ahead of its ten beaches with playgrounds for children to sit in its magnificent terraces and why not while eating an ice cream or drinking a coffee…

Sightseeing and discovering the Culture is another wealth of Malgrat de Mar, especially:
  • Theater
  • Cinema
  • Music
  • Painting
  • traditional culture
  • Art for all ages and all tastes.
  • The church of Sant Nicolau, dating from the sixteenth century
  • The Municipal Library La Cooperativa, with its facade from the sixteenth century
  • But also all the modern buildings are also among the many attractions which can’t be missed in Malgrat de Mar.
How to arrive in Malgrat de Mar Costa Brava?

By car

Malgrat de Mar is situated just off the N-11 highway between Pineda de Mar and Malgrat de Mar.
It can also be easily accessed from the C-32 motorway.

By train

RENFE local trains, Line 1 to Malgrat de Mar (every half hour), travel time: 1h25 minutes
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By bus

From Barcelona with the Barcelona Bus company leaving Ronda de Sant Pere or Estació del Nord. Information +34 902 13 00 14,
From Gerona airport by Barcelona Bus.

By Plane

The nearest airport is at Girona (45 kilometres). From Barcelona airport it’s a little further at 70 kilometres. Take the train (Line 10) to Sants station and from Sants take Line 1 for Malgrat de Mar, travel time: 1h25 minutes. Click here to search your Low Cost Flights with Ryanair


Tourism Information Office
Plaça de l’Àncora, s/n 08380 Malgrat de Mar.
Telephone/Fax : 93 765 38 89
Open from Holy Week until the end of October
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