Villages

Seven charming villages to lose yourself in and fall in love with

Begur

28 km from the hotel
The crystal-clear waters of its coves and beaches, the beauty of its old town and medieval castle, the uniqueness of its Indian houses, built by the people of Begur who in the 19th century had made their fortunes in the Americas, its landscape and coastal paths and great culinary offering make Begur, without a doubt, one of the most wonderful places on the Costa Brava. A must for the guests of Sallés Hotel Spa Cala del Pi.

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Pals

28 km from the hotel
This quiet town of medieval origin will enthral you with the beauty of its perfectly preserved fortified old town. Do not miss the opportunity to stroll through its streets of stone, visit the Tower of the Hours and the Church of Sant Pere, and enjoy the incredible views from the Pedró viewpoint, which take in the Medes Islands and the Canigó and the Montgrí mountain ranges. 

Calella de Palafrugell

22 km from the hotel
This old fishing village nestled among rocks, cliffs and coves retains much of the original charm of the Costa Brava. Strolling through its narrow streets of tiled-roof houses and traditional fishermen’s cottages gives you a real sense of the atmosphere that existed before the arrival of tourism. Ideal for a walk at any time of the year, during the summer months, you can also enjoy two unique musical events: the Cap Roig Festival, held at the Cap Roig Botanical Gardens, and the annual Habaneras music event, which every year brings together thousands of people on Port Bo Beach. 

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Peratallada

28 km from the hotel
Declared a Site of Historic and Artistic Interest for its excellent state of preservation, Peratallada is one of the great gems of the Baix Empordà region. This small medieval walled town has several attractions, such as its castle and keep, wall and moat that surround the town, its Romanesque Church of Sant Esteve and a perfectly preserved old town, replete with charming shops and restaurants.

Cadaqués

93 km from the hotel
Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Josep Pla, Federico García Lorca are just some of the artists and personalities who have yielded to the beauty and authenticity of this old fishing village of labyrinthine streets, white houses and charming nooks and crannies, located in the centre of the Cap Creus peninsula. Among its many attractions include the Church of Santa María de Cadaqués, the Salvador Dalí House-Museum in Portlligat and the Cap de Creus Nature Park.

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Besalú

70 km from the hotel
A majestic Romanesque stone bridge welcomes visitors to this beautiful medieval village declared a Site of Historic and Artistic Interest in 1966. The architectural heritage of Besalú features important treasures such as the Collegiate Church of Sant Maria, Cornellà House, considered one of the great exponents of Romanesque civil architecture, and the Jewish Baths and Synagogue, the oldest in Spain. 

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Llafranc

22 km from the hotel
Connected to Calella de Palafrugell by a pleasant 20-minute walk along the coastal path, Llafranc Bay is one of the most prized corners of the Costa Brava. Its seafront promenade, boasting numerous terrace restaurants to enjoy a meal or dinner by the sea, its fine-sand beach and crystal-clear waters, and the spectacular beauty of the Sant Sebastià cove make this small town a highly recommended place to visit. If you do decide to go, make sure that you climb up to the Sant Sebastià Lighthouse viewpoint, from where you can contemplate the incredible views over the 150-metre-high cliffs.

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