|Shopping|| 3 || km ||Airport|| 40 || km |
In the mountains; Among nature; Near water
L'Ametlla de Mar is a seaside town and also a sailor's heaven, with 16 km of coastline, on the Costa Dorada of Spain. Amazing cliffs that tower over beautiful sandy beaches will catch your eye here, as well as beautiful and charming coves. A perfect destination for spending some quality time by the sea. The local flora and fauna in this protected natural area are also amazing, you can get to see birds, reptiles, fish species at the Torrent del Pi lagoon for example. Take a long walk along the promenade that joins the Alguer and Pixavaques beaches, go swimming and relax on white and golden sand beaches, practice water sports, inclusive of scuba diving.
Visit the Sant Jordi Castle, dating back to 1732, a former defense fortress that watches over the sea; Admire the Church of the Virgin of Candlemas honoring the town's patron saint, check out the marine and fishing culture of L'Ametlla de Mar at the Fishing Interpretation Center, see the renowned Museum of Popular Ceramics which is the largest of this type on the Old Continent.
You can even try out the Tuna Tour, where you get to sail around in a catamaran and hear all about the history of the Bluefin tuna in the area, you get to swim amongst the tuna and go to restaurants where they serve this type of fish in most delicious dishes.
There are of course many other options, you can take a nature route, an olive route, an archaeological route and so on. Enjoy your every moment in L'Ametlla de Mar, it is a most unique location whose charm will captivate all your senses.