L’Estartit, on the coast, is one of the best tourist resorts on the Costa Brava, with the Mediterranean Sea and the Medes Islands as a backdrop to its unbeatable setting. The geographical situation and Costa Brava climate make L’Estartit an ideal place to enjoy a pleasant holiday at any time of the year.
The town offers visitors a numerous sports facilities, leisure activities and shopping areas. Tourists will enjoy both the natural environment and the historic and cultural heritage of the area. The wide range of activities on offer includes walks and cycling trips, horse riding, scuba-diving, sailing, golf, cultural visits and events such as concerts, festivals, theatre and cinema. L’Estartit is quality tourism, action tourism.
The variety of landscapes makes L’Estartit an ideal starting point for exploring the area. Go alone or with a guide and discover: a world of new sounds and colours in the hundreds of different species of birds, plants and trees; the protected Ter Vell wetlands, with a rich natural heritage; La Gola , the singularly beautiful area at the mouth of the River Ter; impressive Montgrí Massif, with its 13th century castle; the Montgrí coastline with over 10 km of cliffs, small coves and rocky caves accessible only on foot or by boat; the fortified farmhouses recalling an age when local people lived in fear of pirate attacks.
The wide sandy beach is not the only way to enjoy the sea! Discover the rich marine life on a glass-bottomed boat trip from L’Estartit harbour to the Medes Islands or along the coast. Scuba-dive or snorkel in the waters around the Medes Islands, situated one mile from the harbour, and observe the hundreds of different species of fish, coral, seaweeds and invertebrates in a fantastic world of colour.