Situated on the northeastern coast of Spain, the town of Lloret de Mar is a popular resort town in the Costa Brava. It is easily accessible from airports of the larger Spanish cities, and when you travel the easy 70 kilometres from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar you will be well rewarded for your effort. |
The history of the town dates back to the Romans who first settled there after the Iberians. They also settled the nearby towns and villages, but the first time the name appeared in writing was in 966 A.D. Over the centuries the town has had its ups and downs and now is a thriving seaside resort. It caters to tourists who want to explore the deep and richly interesting history of the area, as well as those who take the transfer from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar simply to enjoy the stunning beaches. While you are here, be sure to enjoy the delights of one (all all) of the five, fabulous main beaches the town offers.
The Platja de Lloret
The Platja de Lloret, or the Central Beach, is the main beach of the resort town. When you arrive after the short trip from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar, you find this central beach one of the most accessible and, in the height of the season, the most populous. It is no wonder that people flock to its 1,650-metre strip of golden sand with unending opportunities for entertainment. When you are not busy relaxing and soaking up the sun you can parasail, swim, snorkel, water ski, paddle boat, rent a canoe for a bit, and much more. There are always lifeguards on duty and plenty of places where you can get a refreshing drink to cool down in the mid-day sun. The Platja de Fenals
Also known as Fenals Beach, this one is situated next to the main Central Beach in the heart of the resort. If after you've arrived from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar you find that the Central Beach is a bit full, head to this much quieter beach just along the way. There are still lifeguards on duty, and the array of bars and restaurants is still great, but it has the added benefit of feeling like a hidden gem with its backing of trees and outcrops of cliffs; it feels like a very different beach from the main one. You can also enjoy the many of the same water sports as on the Central Beach and the rocky coves near the ends of the beach are especially good for snorkelling and diving.
The Smaller Beaches
If you are the type that wants to explore the nitty gritty of the area and get away from the hustle and bustle that can come with being in a resort, then heading to one of the smaller beaches is good option. The Platja de Santa Cristina is three and a half kilometres away from the heart of the town in a sheltered bay with surrounding woodlands. The sand here is very fine, and there is a lovely chapel well worth taking a walk to discover. If you are feeling more adventurous, you may want to pay a visit to Boadella Beach, the area’s local nudist beach. In recent years, however, the area has been more populated by families and is becoming more family friendly.
These are just a few of the attractions awaiting you once you arrive on your transfer service from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar. There are plenty more and you will be able to compile your own list of favourites for your next holiday.
Lukas Johannes is a driver for Shuttle Direct. If you’re looking for a transfer from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar, Shuttle Direct provide pre-booked shuttles to major destinations all over Europe. Wherever you travel, Shuttle Direct can make sure that you don’t miss your car on your holiday abroad.
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