Costa del Maresme

Costa del Maresme, Spain

San Pol de Mar to Pineda de Mar

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The Costa del Maresme stretches along the beautiful Mediterranean Sea for about 50 kms from Barcelona to Blanes.

It’s on the southern end of the Costa Brava; an area well-known for it’s rugged coastline, gorgeous coves and beaches, and delightful villages.

Mataro is the capital city of the region, and it’s an industrial city with a large port.

Some of the other towns to explore along the coast include Alella, Arenys de Mar, Callella, Canet de Mar, Pinda de Mar, Sant Pol de Mar, Sant Iscle de Vallalta and Vilassar de Mar.

It’s also a walkers paradise with many wonderful walks that follow along the coastline.

How to get to the Costa del Maresme

The Costa del Maresme is in the Barcelona province, south of the Costa Brava, and north of Barcelona.

This stretch of coast is approximately 50 kms and it runs from Blanes to Barcelona.

If you are flying to Spain, you would arrive at Barcelona or Girona Airports.

Then there are good public transport links from Barcelona and Girona to the Costa del Maresme.

It’s also easily accessible by car.

Costa del Maresme on Google maps

Things to do

In addition, to enjoying all the beaches and the walks that this region has to offer, there are many restaurants to discover.

It’s an area that offers quiet for those seeking a relaxing retreat, and lively clubs and discos for those looking for some nightlife.

Walk from Sant Pol de Mar to Calella and Pineda de Mar

A great way to spend a day on the Costa del Maresme is to hike 7 kms along the coast from San Pol de Mar to Pineda de Mar.

Along the way you can stop for a dip in the sea, then shower before continuing along the way.

Take a picnic with you or stop at a village along the way to enjoy a leisurely meal.

If you don’t feel like walking back, you can take a train, bus or taxi back.

Calella and the Blue Bar Beach Club

The Blue Bar Beach Club is right on the beach at Calella.

It’s a great spot to stop for a meal or a drink.

Good food and great views!

Calella itself is worth visiting with a long shopping street and some cozy bars and restaurants.

Where to stay on Costa del Maresme?

A villa in a village

Villa Jordana is a three-bedroom villa located in San Pol de Mar.

With its well-equipped kitchen, and outdoor seasonal pool, it is ideal for a longer stay.

Pool with a view

Merce Hotel is 10 minutes walk from the beach, and is also walking distance from the Pineda de Mar train station.

Kick back and relax at the rooftop pool and enjoy the panoramic views from the sun terrace.

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Sun, sand and sea – that’s what you’ll find when you visit the Costa del Maresme.

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