Palafrugell: the best starting point to discover the Costa Brava

Aparthotel Arrels d'Empordà
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Aparthotel Arrels d'Empordà
Aparthotel Arrels d'Empordà

Between mountains and sea

Aparthotel Arrels d’Empordà is waiting for you in Palafrugell, one of the most popular destinations in the Baix Empordà region, in a quiet location just an 8-minute walk from the town centre and its monuments, restaurants and shops. Palafrugell is surrounded by the Begur and Gavarres mountains and is just 2.5 miles from the beaches, making it an ideal destination to enjoy the sea, nature, golf, adventure sports and, of course, culture, boasting an impressive cultural programme for all tastes and ages.

Access and transport

  • 30 miles from Girona Airport and 85 miles from Barcelona-El Prat Airport

  • Sarfa buses link Palafrugell and Girona and Barcelona by bus

  • Private parking available on site(10€/day, advance booking required)

  • Aparthotel-airport transfer service(with surcharge, advance booking required)

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Palafrugell beaches

Palafrugell town centre is located just 10 minutes away by car from the beaches of Llafranc, Calella and Tamariu. These three fishing villages offer a total of 7.5 miles of beaches that are spread alongside stunning cliffs. Some of the best beaches are Port Bo, in Calella, which hosts the famous habaneras singing event; Tamariu, with its beautiful seafront promenade; Cala del Cau, located under the Sant Sebastià lighthouse; and Llafranc, known as “60s and 70s Marbella”.

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Culture

Hometown of the famous Catalan writer Josep Pla, Palafrugell is a town bustling with culture with many spaces where you can discover its history and traditions, such as the Cork Museum, the Josep Pla Foundation and the Contemporary Sculpture Museum-Vila Casas Foundation. As well as exhibitions, concerts and shows, you can visit many famous spaces and museums in Palafrugell and its surrounding area, such as the Late-Gothic church of Sant Martí, the Cap Roig Botanical Gardens, the Iberian village of San Sebastià de la Guarda and the Sant Sebastià lighthouse and its viewpoint.

Emporda Golf #9 Forest

Golf and sports

Are you a sports lover? Thanks to its strategic location between the mountains and the sea, in Palafrugell you can enjoy water sports (sailing, kayaking, snorkelling) as well as hiking routes, horse riding, cycling, paragliding, hot-air balloon excursions… And if you love playing golf, there are many excellent golf courses to choose from in the surrounding area: Golf de Platja de Pals, Club de Golf Empordá, Pitch & Putt Gualta, Club Golf d’Aro, Club de Golf Costa Brava and PGA Golf Catalunya. At Aparthotel Arrels d’Empordà we offer services exclusively for golfers as well as special discounts on green fees.

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