Costa Brava

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Rupert Parker uncovers the secret Costa Brava if you're a lover of getting away from the tourist treadmill. Girona Riverside

Secret Costa Brava. Catalonia

Discover a different Costa Brava. Boutique hotels by beautiful beaches, linked by attractive coastal paths, serving exquisite Catalan food.

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PGA Catalunya opens new Lavida Hotel. Golfing paradise.

One of Spain’s finest luxury golf destinations, the famed PGA Catalunya Resort, has opened a new hotel. The new adults-only Lavida hotel is aimed squarely at golf groups or activity enthusiasts looking for a more informal stay to explore PGA Catalunya’s 300 hectare estate.

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La Pepita. Barcelona

Tapas means quite literally lid or cover and it’s said by some the snack originated as a way of protecting your precious glass of wine from flies by placing a piece of bread on top of the glass. Others relate it to King Filipe who passed a law insisting people ate a small snack placed […]

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PGA Catalunya Resort wins for third successive year

The Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, has been named Spain’s #1 golf course for the third successive year in new 2014-2015 rankings published by influential website, The two-time Spanish Open venue, and European Tour Destination, has also been ranked #3 in the Continental European list and has risen six places to […]

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New photography highlights Costa Brava Golf

The Costa Brava Girona Tourist Board commissioned golf course photographer Steve Carr to shoot a compelling portfolio of pictures capturing the beauty and challenge of the Costa Brava golf region’s leading courses.

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Golf on the Costa Brava

September 2008 was quite a special month for the Costa Brava. It was, no less, one hundred years old.  Ferran Agullo wrote an article in the esteemed Catalan newspaper La Veu de Catalunya in September 1908, where he described the ‘rugged coastline’ around Girona as the Costa Brava which is Catalan and Spanish for you […]

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