Santa Susanna – Costa Brava


Transfer Time – 50 minutes

Best For – Families wanting a fabulous beach and lots of activities

Santa Susanna is located in the far south of the Costa Brava, nestled between the beautiful Montenegre National Park and the beautiful turquoise seas of the Mediterranean. The resort has everything you could possibly wish for, a stunning beach, a glorious sunny promenade and plenty activities in and around the town centre. The resort is well placed to visit surrounding resort and there is a train that runs between all the major towns and cities.

Daytimes in Santa Susanna are usually spent enjoying the hotel pools and the stunning beach. There is over 2 kilometres of glorious golden sand, gently shelving into the crystal blue waters, just perfect for little ones to paddle in and snorkellers come from miles around for the fantastic coves and marine life seen around these parts. There is plenty of sun loungers and parasols for hire. For those who don’t want to just lie back and enjoy the sunshine, the main beach has lots and lots of water sports on offer and an amazing dive centre too. There is a great selection of shops, boutiques and souvenir stalls too, and a wander along the promenade, where you can get a refreshing drink or a spot of lunch.

Evenings in Santa Susanna are varied, with many bars and cafés offering a variety of evening entertainments including quizzes, karaoke or bingo. There are a few live music bars too and flamenco shows etc. All the bars welcome children and are open until the early ours, there’s even a couple of discos for those wanting to dance the night away. Eating out is lovely, the promenade lining the beach has some wonderful restaurants where you can enjoy a romantic meal and watch the fabulous sunset. The centre of town has a great choice of international restaurants as well as your traditional Spanish fayre, there is Indian, Chinese and Italian menus to choose from, as well as many snack bars and take aways.

As we said before, Santa Susanna is well placed for exploring this wonderful coastline. Many holiday makers love the boat trips and diving on offer here, a wonderful way to see neighbouring resorts and their fabulous beaches. Barcelona is only 60 kilometres from Santa Susanna, easily reached by train, a super city offering many stunning buildings, a culture vultures dream and of course the winding streets and open air cafés are a great way to spend your days. For the families, you can take a trip to Port Aventura in Salou, a superb theme park with many thrilling rides and adventures. Neighbouring resort of Lloret de Mar has Europe’s largest water park, another fantastic day out for the young and young at heart.

Joanna Baker

About Joanna Baker

23 years and counting which included 2 years YTS with Team Travel, 3 years in Crete as a rep for LTS/Sunworld. 11 years in Lincoln/TUI (6 years self-employed), 8 years with Low Cost Sunshine

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