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Costa de Barcelona

Book your self-catering holiday rentals in Spain on the wonderful Costa de Barcelona, ​​a special destination where you can enjoy incredible beaches, one of the great Spanish cities and a unique cuisine all in one place!

The Costa de Barcelona is the coast of Catalonia most in demand by both foreign and domestic tourists. The city of Barcelona is one of the most famous cosmopolitan and avant-garde cities in the world which is known the world-over for its culture, art and architecture. With historical monuments, museums, coast, gastronomy, culture, nightlife, sports tourism it can be said that the Costa de Barcelona is the perfect holiday destination.

Our range of holiday accommodation in the Costa de Barcelona includes holiday homes and apartments, which you can now book with the best price guaranteed and no commission for booking. Thanks to 50 years of experience in providing holiday homes in destinations across Europe you can enjoy a holiday that is stress-free with NOVASOL. We are even proud to offer a great range of holiday accommodation that’s suitable for pets!

What does NOVASOL offer on the Costa de Barcelona?

NOVASOL supports sustainable tourism throughout Europe and we try to offer maximum benefits to both owners and customers. The vast majority of our holiday homes are privately owned by individuals, and so each has its own distinct feeling and decorative flare. Self-catering accommodation allows you to soak up the culture and lifestyle of the locals, so you can enjoy a more authentic holiday experience, feeling more at home than you would in a hotel.

The simple yet exquisite Catalan cuisine

No self-catering holiday on the Costa de Barcelona would be complete without sampling some of the delicious local and regional Spanish specialities, such as:

• Pan amb tomaquet: one of the most typical dishes in the area. It is composed of bread, tomato, garlic and oil. The simplicity of this dish is what makes it so special.

• Coca: another typical food on the Catalan coast. It is like a flatbread or pastry, often topped with delicious hams and/or cheeses.

• Butifarra with mogetes: a very tasty dish which consists of a sausage cooked on the grill, which is usually accompanied by some typical beans.

Travel with your family to the Costa de Barcelona

If you come with your family, the Costa de Barcelona is ideal because it has facilities designed for all ages such as beaches with nurseries in Santa Susanna, Calella, Pineda de Mar and Malgrat. In Mataró you have a wide range of places to enjoy leisure, culture and if you come at the end of July you will have the chance to see the festival of Les Santes. There are so many things to see during your stay in our Spanish holiday rentals on the Costa de Barcelona that you will certainly not be short of interesting things to see and do.

On the road that connects Dosrius with Canyamars you can take an excursion on the back of a donkey. The children will have a great time! In the Vertical Bosc you can have a complete adventure among trees with zip lines, lianas, nets and even snowboards that slide over the top.

Sun and sea on the Costa de Barcelona

If you are hoping for a holiday that consists of pure relaxation on a lovely beach then, of course, the Costa de Barcelona also has incredible beaches. We recommend the beautiful beaches of Varadero, Callao de Mataró beach, and Garbí de Calella beach, Santa Sussana beach or Castelldefels beach. Wherever you go, you will find beaches of golden sand and crystal clear waters and fantastic coves at Cala de la Vinyeta or Cala de Garraf.

The best beaches on the Costa de Barcelona

In the most northerly part of the region in El Maresme, located in the province of Barcelona, ​​is the city of Malgrat de Mar. This small town comes alive during the summer season and its streets and beaches are filled with families from all over the world. All of them are attracted by the good weather, the gastronomy and its great variety of leisure activities. So, if you are hoping for a memorable beach break, check out the best beaches on the Costa de Barcelona.

Malgrat Beach Centre

Welcome to the beach most frequented by the locals of Malgrat del Mar, just outside the centre of the city. There, families gather to enjoy the peaceful environment and make use of the numerous activities and children’ play areas.

Playa de la Conca

Almost half a kilometre long and located near the urbanization of S'Agaró this is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Costa de Barcelona. Enjoy lounging on the sand, swimming in the clean water and taking a break at one of the numerous snack bars – all whilst admiring the stunning backdrop of the surrounding pine forest. You can walk for a few minutes to reach the beach of Sant Pol, equally beautiful and with a delightful atmosphere.

Playa de la Tordera

Right in front of the campsite of Malgrat de Mar this little known beach is perfect for those of you looking for true peace and tranquillity. The Tordera River is also nearby and is home to some unspoilt nature.

Playa del Astillero

This child-friendly beach has waters that are so clear it has deservedly earned itself a ‘Blue Flag’ status. There are plenty of activities on offer as well as abundant restaurants and beach bars.

Things to do in Malgrat de Mar

In addition to its beaches, this Catalan town has a lot of variety in terms of leisure activities. The famous Miniclub is installed on the beach of the Shipyard during the summer months. It is a children's space in which your children can have a great time without leaving the arena – where they can meet new friends and enjoy summer in style!

Fiesta Mayor de Sant Roc

If you book your holiday rental on the Costa de Barcelona during the month of August, you can experience the patron saint festivities of the city. The 16th of that month is when the locals celebrate the famous San Roc festivities. Events full of Spanish culture and entertainment aimed at all types of audiences. From painting contests, dances, theatre, to activities on the beaches themselves. If you want to know Malgrat de Mar in depth and Spanish culture, go through its streets and participate in the largest festival in the region.

Parque Francesc Macià

Far from being a normal garden, this park has its own personality. It is full of giant sculptures that seem to be taken from a children's book. There are many different play areas for your children to enjoy, from sensory games to spaces for skateboarding.