|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£79|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£81|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£69|
Blanes is a charming seaside resort situated on the Costa Brava in Spain. Located just 70 km north of Barcelona, Blanes is a popular holiday destination for both Spanish and international visitors. With vibrant nightlife, long, sandy beaches and a variety of outdoor activities there is something for everyone at Blanes.
The name 'Blanes' means mild and the town is renowned for its warm, Mediterranean climate. An ideal time to book your Blanes holidays would be from June to October, when temperatures rarely drop below 20 degrees Celsius. Visitors have the option of either flying in to Girona Airport or Barcelona International, both located within an hour's drive from Blanes. The airports are both well connected with the Spanish rail network and bus services which can convey visitors to their destination upon arrival. The time zone is GMT+1.
Blanes has five unique beaches surrounded by rocky cliffs, lush vegetation and quaint coves and inlets. The longest beach on the Costa Brava, Platja S'Abanell, is located just 300 metres from the city centre. The beach areas are well equipped with facilities such as showers, sun bed rentals and 'Chiringuitos' where snacks and refreshments can be purchased. Snorkelling, wind surfing and sailing are just a few of the many popular watersports available on your Blanes holidays.
Blanes is also famous for its beautiful Botanical and Tropical Gardens. 'Mar i Murtre' is a picturesque garden overlooking the Mediterranean sea, whilst 'Pinya de Rosa' showcases over 7000 species of plants and flowers from around the world. By night visitors can choose from over 150 restaurants to dine at offering traditional Catalan, Spanish and International cuisine. Be sure to try the freshly prepared tapas, seafood and the varieties of local wine produced in the region. On Mondays there is a weekly market selling fresh produce, clothes, homewares and souveniers.