|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£72|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£72|
Pineda de Mar, meaning 'Pine Woods of the Sea', is a historical town on the Costa Brava in Spain. Conveniently located just north of Barcelona, Pineda de Mar has a relaxing atmosphere with a special focus on family orientated facilities. The resort has been a popular destination for holidaymakers since its humble beginings as a fishing village in the 1950's.
The climate of Pineda de Mar is typical of the Mediterranean and the Costa Brava region, with hot summers and cool to mild winters. During the summer months of June to September, temperatures range between 20-30 degrees Celsius. Begin Pineda de Mar holidays by flying in to either Girona Airport or Barcelona International, both located within an hour's drive from the resort. Transit options include the Spanish rail network, bus services and taxis. The time zone is GMT+1.
Pineda de Mar has a long beach area of soft, golden sand and blue Mediterranean waters. The beach is clean, well-maintained and is equipped with facilities such as showers, lifeguards and kiosks. At Pescador Beach, the Pineda Animació entertainment programme is available for families with children and includes various sport, water and leisure activities. The interactive 'Xic-Parc' play area is also available for children between the ages of two and four.
Overlooking the shore is the magnificent Montnegre National Park. The lush, mountainous landscape is perfect for hiking, cycling, Nordic walking and taking in the spectacular views of the surrounding region. Historical landmarks dating back to the 11th century include the Roman aquaduct, the Church of Santa Maria and Montpalau Castle. No Pineda de Mar holiday would be complete without sampling the unique produce of Catalonia and the Mediterranean. In the town centre there are plenty of bars, restaurants and cafés offering fresh seafood, delicious tapas and locally produced wine.