Roses has the highest volume of tourism in the northern part of the Costa Brava. The town is very conveniently located at the foot of the Cap de Creus, 18 kilometres from Figueres, a city which features the famous Dalí museum.
There are many advantages when renting an apartment or a villa in Roses:
- The city has a variety of beaches and coves of very different natures where you can relax whilst enjoying the sun, the sea, and the sand.
- Near Cala Montjoi there was the Catalan celebrity chef Ferran Adrià's world famous restaurant El Bulli, which was awarded by the British magazine Restaurant the best eatery in the world for several years in a row. If you are passionate about traditional cooking, then in Roses you will find some of the best seafood restaurants.
- Roses is a city with a history dating back to the Greek era, several centuries before Christ. In the town some remains can still be admired, e.g. those of the Ciutadella, within whose walls the whole town once fitted. The Greeks left their mark not only in this city, but also in many other cities in the region of Costa Brava, for example, Ampurias, where the remains of private houses, public buildings, and unusual mosaics from the ancient Greek era are very well preserved. If you opt for an apartment in Roses, do not forget to visit Ampurias, located 25 kilometres away.
- In Roses you can practice many water sports. This can be a great way to enjoy a holiday with your family. In summer there are several sailing schools for all of the family, where you can learn sailing, surfing, or diving. Take advantage of these benefits by renting an apartment or a villa in Roses.
Empuriabrava, located only 9 kilometres from Roses, is also a water sports hotspot.
The town was built in the 1960s on a marshy area along with a canal system, which now exceeds the length of all the canals in Venice.
Most of the apartments in Empuriabrava are situated along the canals, which allow direct access to the town by boat. With an apartment in this town, you can go straight to the sea directly after waking up.
If you do not have a boat, you can always rent one for a few days. It is worthwhile because this way you can really enjoy the canals around your villa in Empuriabrava.
The most unique and interesting leisure activity in this small town is parachuting. In Empuriabrava there is a major airfield where the many visitors of the region go to practice sports like skydiving. To get an opportunity to jump with a parachute, visit the website of Sky Dive Empuriabrava.
Empuriabrava is a part of the municipality of Castelló d'Empúries. By renting a villa in Empuriabrava, you can visit the beautiful medieval monuments of Castelló d'Empúries such as the Gothic church of Santa Maria, public baths, the Llotja, or the Jewish Quarter.