LOCATION: in the centre of the tourist town CALELLA, close to local bars, restaurants and shops; approx. 45 km from the airport in Girona, approx. 50 km from Barcelona, approx. 200 m from the bus stop.
BEACH: Platja Garbi, public, long, wide and sandy, approx. 350 m from the hotel; umbrellas and sunbeds payable (approx. 12 EUR/day).
HOTEL: three-star, 216 rooms, 10 floors, 2 elevators, 24h reception, modernly arranged restaurant, highchairs for children available; snack bar, pool bar, money exchange, reading room, garden, sunny terrace with sunbeds and umbrellas; extra charges: Internet station (approx. 1 EUR/10 min); credit cards accepted: Visa, Eurocard, MasterCard.
ROOM:standard: 2-person (1 or 2 extra beds available), functionally furnished, individually controlled air-conditioning, bathroom (shower or bath, wc), satellite TV, telephone, safety deposit box (25 EUR/week); balcony (table and chairs); room with sea-view at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool for adults, approx. 175 m2, depth up to 2.4 m, paddling pool for children, depth 0.4 m; pool table, table tennis, darts, games machines; animations for children and adults during the day, entertainment programme in the evening; rich animations and watersports on the beach.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (8.00-10.00), buffet lunch (13.00-15.00), buffet dinner (19.00-21.30), snacks between meals, unlimited amount of cooling drinks, hot drinks and local alcoholic drinks (10.30-23.00).
CONTACT: 0034/937691519, www.medplaya.com
Times of serving meals and the functioning of certain hotel infrastructure elements may be subject to minor changes due to the season, weather conditions, Guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotel management will not have an influence on.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident (telephone care of resident in winter season), whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Flight duration: Warsaw-Barcelona - 3 hours.
Local time: GMT+1.
Language: Spanish Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: euro (EUR).
Prices in the hotel and restaurants: lunch – approx. 10 EUR, beer – approx. 1.5 EUR, wine – approx. 7 EUR, mineral water – approx. 1.5 EUR.
Car rental: from 37 EUR/day; 1 litre petrol - approx. 1.1 EUR.
Transport: taxi - approx. 5 EUR, city bus - approx. 1.5 EUR (distance approx. 5 km).
Beaches: free; sunbed and umbrella rental – from approx. 4 EUR/day.
Visitor's tax obligatory: 5* hotels: 2.5 EUR/person/day; 4* hotels: 1 EUR/person/day; 3* and 2* hotels: 0.5 EUR/person/day.
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility, that if there are too few participants, a trip may be cancelled.
Costa Brava Coast - the sympol of the Spanish province of Catalonia, extends for a length of approx. 200 km from the border with France to Barcelona. The Mediterranean climate guarantees more than 300 sunny days during the year, hot days and pleasant nights. Costa Brava, called the Swimming Pool of Europe, visited by crowds of tourists, also has as yet unexplored areas.
The coastline conceals two faces - the wild North and mild south. The part of the coast called Costa del Maresme; it is a section that comprises an almost fifty-kilometer sandy beach. A train and seaside boardwalk run along it, which link the tourist destinations: Lloret de Mar, Santa Susana, Malgrat de Mar and Calellę. Beautiful, wide beaches are flagship of this part of Costa Brava. In Lloret de Mar you can choose from among popular beaches with developed infrastructure and watersport centres or the more intimate and hidden beaches. It is worth visiting the beach Fenals distinguished by the Blue Flag certificate, which guarantees the highest quality of water cleanliness and safety.
The destination is also famous for its numerous clubs and developed entertainment infrastructure, so it will be to the taste of enthusiasts of the night life. The greatest historical and cultural attraction is undoubtedly the capital of Catalonia - Barcelona. Wonderful Spanish Palace and works of Antonio Gaudi entered onto the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List: Sagrada Familia and Park Güell are some of the many places that have to be seen. Also a walk along La Rambla, the most famous alley in Barcelona leading to the port will provide unforgettable memories.
The Costa Brava coast offers more than just golden beaches and night entertainment, it also lets you fall in love with the terrific Catalan cuisine, one of the best in the region of the Mediterranean Sea. This part of Spain is dominated by seafood, fish and fresh vegetables prepared in a variety of ways. Meat lovers will be delighted by local beef and lamb, as well as the traditionally-made sausages - Fuet. Before the main meal, it is worth trying the traditional Pa amb tomàquet - bread with tomato paste. Finally, you can't forget about the Catalan sparkling wine Cava, is produced by traditional methods and tastes great on hot days.
Barcelona - a trip to the Catalan capital begins approx. 12.00, in order to watch the evening show of the magical fountain, one of the most famous attractions of Barcelona. Optional visit to the museum of the famous football team FC Barcelona. Panoramic tour of the city centre, where you can admire the famous buildings of the famous Catalan architect Gaudi. Planned stopover in Sagrada Familia, the Olympic Stadium on Mount Montjuïc and the panoramic terrace. Free time for shopping and stroll down La Rambla. Price – approx. 46 EUR (does not include entry tickets).
Montserrat - a trip to the sanctuary compared to Jasna Góra Monastery. On the hill is a beautiful Basilica with a statuette of the Black Madonna, the patron of Catalonia and a Benedictine monastery. In the Basilica you will be able to listen to the choir and try Montserrat liqueurs. You can also visit the museum with an exhibition of works of artists such as: Picasso, Carravaggio, El Greco, Dalí (at extra charge). Free time. Day trip Price – approx. 50 EUR.
Girona – a stroll through the old town and visiting the most interesting sites of the city, including the Gothic cathedral (visiting inside at extra charge) and old Jewish district. A visit to Figueres, the hometown of the famous painter - Salvador Dalí. Exploring one of the most interesting museums in the world, which was designed by the master himself. The huge painting gallery is the second museum in Spain in terms of the number of visitors, after Madrid's Prado. Day trip Price – approx. 54 EUR (includes entry tickets to the museum).
Flamenco - a true fiesta of flamenco, rivetting spectacle performed by the best artists from the José Leóna band will let you feel the magic of Spanish culture. Depending on the selected options: drinks or additionally dinner included in the price. Price – approx. 43 EUR.
Local excursions are organized by local travel agencies under the conditions fixed by them. It's possible to disorganize trips due to low number of applicants.