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Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Things to do in Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar has an important variety of options for enjoying the Costa Brava to the max. As a tourist destination, the city has great shopping, food and drink, sports and leisure activities, with infinite options available that are suitable for children and adults. Below, we recommend the best options for a memorable holiday in Lloret de Mar.

Calle de la Riera

Ponent apartments are located on the corner between Calle de Ponent and Calle de la Riera in Lloret de Mar, one of the city´s top shopping areas. The area is fantastic for enjoying food and drink, with countless different kinds of restaurants with varying price ranges: Italian, Mexican, Turkish, Indian or Spanish cuisine are some of the popular choices in Lloret, not forgetting the region´s typical Mediterranean cooking. In addition to the restaurants, Calle de la Riera is full of typical beach shops that make the street come to life and where throughout the day you can enjoy the pleasant and festive atmosphere. Around the apartments there are also several supermarkets. 

Tropics Disco

The best nightclub on the Costa Brava awaits you in Lloret de Mar, and is just a few metres from Ponent apartments. Tropics disco has different rooms and settings. The VIP Diamond room is 135 m2 and is a private and exclusive room for top VIP guests, where you can enjoy the best views of the dance floor. The main hall, the Platinum Room, is 410 m2 and has a capacity of up to 1,200 people.
 There are two auxiliary rooms: the Gold Room, with a capacity for 1,000 people, and the Silver Room, with different settings for adapting the music to all audiences. The disco organises events almost every day of the week and the most famous DJs in the world have been to Tropics Disco, such as Afrojack, Snoop Dog, Martin Solveig, Steve Aoki and Armen Van Buuren, amongst others. Join the party and enjoy the atmosphere of the best electronic music in the world at Tropics Disco!

Nightlife

Lloret de Mar offers its visitors a wide number of night time leisure options for enjoying the summer evenings to the max. In addition to the many nightclubs that can be found throughout the town, Lloret de Mar has a large number of bars and pubs that can be enjoyed during your holidays. It is also advisable to visit the Gran Casino Costa Brava one evening: a space of about 16,000 m2 located in Lloret, where you can find gaming machines, roulette, poker tables and all kinds of betting. There are also restaurants, lounges, VIP rooms and spaces dedicated to private celebrations and large-scale events, all available as part of the Casino´s leisure activities.

Leisure activities

In addition to nightlife, both the city of Lloret de Mar and its surrounding areas are renowned for the number of leisure activities offered throughout the day. In Lloret´s busiest streets, you can find shops with the best brands of clothes and accessories, and several companies catering for Wellness and SPA activities. In addition, throughout the year, Lloret organises parties and events throughout the city:  the Summer´s Fiesta Mayor is celebrated on July 24, coinciding with Santa Cristina; the Sant Romà Fiesta Mayor is celebrated on November 18; and the most famous fiesta on the Costa Brava, the Lloret de Mar carnival, takes place every February. In addition, and to appreciate all that is on offer, you should check out the highly recommended fairs and markets that fill the city with people from time to time. This is the case, for example, with the craft markets that are usually held every week in Plaza de la Vila.

Quality gastronomy

The Mediterranean cuisine of the Costa Brava, Ampurdán and the province of Gerona areas is known worldwide for the quality of its products and its chefs. With many Michelin-starred restaurants, Girona's cuisine is fashionable in Europe, and is another reason to enjoy a visit to Lloret de Mar. Apart from the local food, there is also a selection of the best Catalan wines, with their Ampurdán Designation of Origin. In this sense, a visit to a traditional vineyard and winery is a highly-recommended activity during your holidays on the Costa Brava.

Local restaurants

Fish, meat, shellfish and vegetables are fresh, quality and local products, served by restaurants around Ponent apartments. In addition to Mediterranean gastronomy, Lloret de Mar stands out for being a city with restaurants offering all types of cuisine: American, Asian, Mexican, and many more. To discover the flavours of the Costa Brava, it is advisable to go for a meal in restaurants such as La Parrilla, Al Freskito or La Lonja, where the famous Spanish dish paella is served. El Romaní and Sa Xarxa are known for their tapas, a typically Spanish style of eating. Other notable restaurants are Da Paolo (Italian cuisine), La Pampa, specialising in meat, or Panxos, for Mexican food.

Beaches and coves

One of Lloret de Mar´s main attractions is the magnificent natural surroundings that the city enjoys, which can be discovered during a stay at the Apartments. Its main beach is in the centre of the city, a few metres from Ponent apartments. More than 1.5 km long, it a very extensive beach suitable for families, especially with children. Santa Cristina beach is slightly smaller than the beach at Lloret, but has the same features. For more peace and quiet, the Costa Brava offers idyllic natural spots close to Lloret, such as Sa Boadella cove and Fenals beach, surrounded by typical Mediterranean landscapes of pine and rock forests. These coves are characterised by their coarse sand and clear water, an ideal option for relaxing with your partner in a privileged, romantic and natural setting.

Green areas

The city of Lloret itself also enjoys a magnificent natural setting. Taking a tour of Santa Clotilde Gardens is an ideal option for enjoying the magnificent views of the Mediterranean and a wide variety of brightly-coloured and attractive plants and trees. Taking a walk along the Costa Brava´s "Camino de ronda" is highly recommended. The walking route crosses all the beaches and coves along the coast from which you can admire the idyllic landscapes. And it is also advisable to visit Sant Joan Castle, a walled enclosure beside the sea and located on a hill at one end of the town of Lloret.

Cultural activities

It´s not all leisure, beach and games in Lloret de Mar. Culture is also very present in this old town. Sant Romà Church, with its Gothic style, is one of the monuments you should visit on your holidays in Lloret de Mar. If you want to discover more about the history of a Mediterranean town like Lloret, an interesting place to visit the Sea Museum, which has lots of information about the town´s history. In addition, because Lloret de Mar is a small city, the city council offers its visitors a tour called MOLL (Lloret de Mar Open Museum), which makes all the town´s cultural attractions accessible and is a highly recommended if you want to discover its main points of cultural interest.

Family Activities

Lloret de Mar is a Family Tourism Destination, and has a wide range of fun activities for family holidays with children of all ages. One of the great recommended family activities is to spend the day at Water World, the Lloret de Mar water park, where you will find unending water slides, a wave pool and relaxation areas. For more fun days out with children, there is another outstanding park in Lloret - the Gnomo Park and Arbre Adventure, a world of entertainment for the kids with adventure activities in a happy environment. Other attractions in Lloret de Mar are the Karting or mini golf, ideal for enjoying a summer afternoon with family or friends.

Sport activities

Water and mountain sports are the star activities in Lloret de Mar. The town is surrounded by endless coastline and spectacular beaches offering a wide range of water activities for all ages. Highlights include kayaking, windsurfing, scuba diving, boat or banana hire, sailing, with a handful of additional sports completing the list. Apart from the water activities, Lloret de Mar is a city famous for organising various sporting events throughout the year, such as the triathlon and trail running races. In addition, the surrounding natural area is ideal for doing individual sports, such as mountain biking or hiking.