Conveniently located between Girona and the French border, the town of Roses is the ideal base to explore the best that Costa Brava has to offer. A beautiful coastal settlement full of fabulous promenades and bustling nightlife, Roses is anything but dull. Visitors will find affable locals, a great selection of restaurants and bars in which to relax after a visit to the beach and plenty of activities for the whole family.
With wonderful weather and mild seasons, Roses is a fantastic destination any time of year. Its ideal geographical location makes it the perfect place to find accommodation so that you can explore the wonderful surrounding region. If you prefer maritime activities you can choose one of its many golden beaches gently bathed by warm turquoise waters, or perhaps a diving trip to the nearby Illes Medes Natural Park. These rocky isles host some of the most varied Mediterranean marine wildlife to be found in Spain as well as some magnificent underwater caves that are a diver’s paradise. Landlubbers can choose from a myriad of peaceful hiking trails around Cap de Creus Natural Park, a wonderful spot for birdwatchers or perhaps a visit to nearby Sant Pere de Rodes monastery.
Holiday in Roses
Those travelling with children will be spoilt for choice if they wish to book some activities for the youngest in the family. Roses is child-friendly and has many play areas scattered all over town. It also boasts several water parks, mini golf and go-karting facilities that will delight the youngest in the family. If you prefer water sports, you will find anything from unsurpassed scuba diving opportunities to windsurfing as well as sailing lessons for those who favour a quieter day at sea.
Roses is home to a magnificent 17th century citadel that proudly presides over the town as well as a labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets that are a delight to explore after a day at the beach and many sunny plazas where you can find a table in which to savour an invigorating meal of escalivada (roasted red peppers and aubergines marinated in garlic) followed by botifarra amb mongetes, traditional Catalan pork sausage accompanied with fried white beans. Food connoisseurs upset by El Bulli’s closure need not fear, as the region hosts several others three-star Michelin restaurants easily reachable from Roses.
If you are feeling adventurous, why not treat yourself to a day trip to the French border? The wonderful town of Perpignan and placid French countryside is only a short drive away.
Renting holiday accommodation in Roses
Why would you want to stay in a cramped hotel with noisy tourists when you can choose to rent holiday accommodation? Renting a holiday apartment will ensure that you enjoy the best that Roses has to offer. The luxury of having your own space and perhaps your own garden, where you can cook up a feast with the fresh ingredients that you have selected and bought at the local market is only possible from your very own holiday rental. Whether you prefer an ocean-front apartment, a modern holiday villa or a traditional Catalan stone masia with HouseTrip you will find the perfect self-catered accommodation.