All the beaches and coves in Costa Brava

Beaches and coves - L'Escala

What to Visit - L'Escala

Costa Brava's litoral is formed by an incredible mosaic of beaches and coves suitable for all the interests and tastes, most of them with some quality certificates, like Blue Flag. From little virgin coves and with a difficult access, to extended urban beaches of many kilometres equipped with all the possible services.

If you are looking for a quiet place to relax with your partner your place is in a little cove. There are a lot of hidden coves difficult to find them but after a nice walk through the nature you will find it and enjoy an intime day. Because of its difficult location the level of occupancy is low so anyone will bother you. It is recommended to be prepared for all the day, because this little coves hasn't got so many services for the people due to its reduced space. But without any doubt, you will enjoy a very nice day.

On the other hand, if your objective is enjoy a great family day, playing with your children and then enjoy Costa Brava's gastronomy and its towns centres, the coast offers us a lot kilometres of urban beaches, very long and wide where we find a lot of people. This beaches are well equipped with so many services, from toiletes and showers to quality restaurants.
In addition, if you are a sports lover, this big beaches offer us a lot of space and in some of them we find nets to play volleyball or goals to do an improvised beach soccer match with friends. Most of them also have facilities to practise aquatic sports, from scuba diving clubs to kayak trips or practise paddlesurf and some modern sports ports to leave your boats.

For the most daring, some of this beaches and coves have a nudist area.

With the big number of beaches and coves that we offer, you will find the ideal place for your requirements and interests to enjoy a great day enjoying the salt water of Mediterranean Sea and all of its sand types.

A true natural paradise!

Moll Grec L'Escala


This beach is well known in l'Escala and it has this name because in we find there an old dock of more than two thousend years. It was the port of...

El Portitxol L'Escala


This beach of fine sand it is located 2 kilometres at the north of l'Escala, in front of the Empúries promenade and next to the Les Muscleres...

El Rec del Molí L'Escala


Is the first beach in Empúries area and it is characterized by the fine sand and the pine wood that surround the beach. All the beaches in this...

Les Muscleres L'Escala


Located 2 kilometres at the north of the urban centre of l'Escala, in front of the Empúries ruins and at the south of Sant Martí d'Empúries, it...

El Riuet L'Escala


El Riuet is the most northern of all the beaches of l'Escala, located 4 kilometres far from the town and also passed the village of Sant Martí...

Cala Illa Mateua L'Escala


This cove receive this name because of the islet located in front of the cove. It is located in the town of l'Escala, in Punta del Montgó.


Platja de les Barques L'Escala


It is located at the north of the centre of l'Escala. Firstly, it was an space only to tie the boats, until 1962 that was also declared an space...

Cala Port d'en Perris L'Escala


Is a little cove located in a residential area in the town of l'Escala. In the past was the little port of the village. Formed by gross sand and...

Cala de la Creu L'Escala


This curious cove is in the town centre of l'Escala. Is formed by rocks and stones and it is easy to get access walking. Is an emblemathic cove...

Platja de Riells L'Escala


The main beach of l'Escala, located in the urban centre, next to the sports and fishing port. It is formed by fine sand with low depth waters,...

Cala Montgó L'Escala


This spacious and large cove of fine sand is located in the territorial limits between l'Escala and l'Estartit. Thanks to its position, it is...