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Nestled along the Costa Brava in the province of Girona in northeastern Spain is the charming coastal town of Tamariu. Known for being home to one of the most famous dive spots in Spain, breathtaking Mediterranean beaches, historic landmarks, and pristine nature, Tamariu is the perfect holiday destination for families, couples, and groups of friends who want to truly relax and unwind in a calm setting.Find your dream holiday rentals in Tamariu
Enjoy an unforgettable holiday with your loved ones in a holiday rental suited perfectly to your every need in the charming town of Tamariu. Spain-Holiday offers an unbeatable selection of villas, holiday rentals, and apartments, with a little something for every type of traveller. Sip on your morning coffee to sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea from a well-furnished terrace in a seaside apartment. Or, treat yourself to a lavish, oversized villa with an infinity pool, terrace, and luxurious decor. Several holiday rentals are located just steps away from the beach, so you can enjoy swims, strolls, and sunbathing sessions whenever you like. Be sure to filter your search based on your desired amenities for the best chances of finding your ideal holiday rentals in Tamariu.
Holidays in Tamariu: The area and getting aroundArriving in Tamariu
If you'll be arriving to Tamariu by air, the closest airport is Girona-Costa Brava Airport, which is a 55-minute drive away. Barcelona Airport is the closest major airport at 140-kilometers, or a 1-hour 44-minute drive away. From either airport, you can use a bus, a taxi, or a rental car to reach your holiday home in Tamariu. The town is well-connected by public transport, so if you'll be traveling by land from another city or town in Spain, you can easily reach Tamariu by bus.Getting around the town
Tamariu is a small town, and you won't find any mega resorts or commercial hotels here. You can easily navigate this little coastal town on foot. Nearly all beaches, holiday rentals, shops, restaurants, and attractions are just a short walk from each other. However, if you plan to explore the region more extensively, it is recommended to rent a car.
Travellers and activitiesTamariu for Scuba Divers
Tamariu is home to Canons de Tamariu, which is one of the most famous and spectacular dive sites in the Costa Brava. Here you can explore reef canyons surrounded by towering walls and teeming with colorful fish. You can book a scuba dive tour in the town centre at one of the several tour companies. If you aren't a diver, there are several famous snorkeling spots to explore in Tamariu, too.Tamariu for Families
Families of all ages can find numerous ways to enjoy a fun and entertaining holiday in Tamariu. Do a glass bottom boat tour of Cap Norfeu where you can explore caves and see a colorful underwater world of sea life beneath you as you paddle along the coast. Also, families with little kids can enjoy the calm, waveless waters of Tamariu Beach, which are perfect for young swimmers. It's also a beautiful beach for sunbathing and there are plenty of nearby shops and restaurants.
Top 5 travel tips in Tamariu1. Discover the world-class beaches
Tamariu Beach is the town's main beach, boasting a spectacular cove-shaped stretch of golden sands. It's conveniently located just a short walk away from the main attractions, restaurants, and shops of the town. A 10-minute walk south of Platja Tamariu will land you at Platja Dels Liris, a slightly less crowded beach area with plenty of shady spots for a picnic or a nap.2. Discover the town's rich history
If you're a history lover, there is no shortage of fascinating historic attractions to explore just a stone's throw from Tamariu. Visit the 19th-century Far de Sant Sebastia lighthouse for fantastic views of the coastline. Also, explore the ruins of Castell de Begur, which is located on a hilltop in the neighbouring town of Begur. You can do a tour of the 11th century castle to learn all about its history and to enjoy the spectacular views.3. Stroll through the botanical gardens
Cap Roig Botanical Gardens were first established in the 1920s and are still flourishing today. Set inside an idyllic stone castle, the lush gardens offer an inviting setting for a scenic stroll. Enjoy the views of the coast and seaside, and admire the variety of plant and flower species scattered around this space.4. Enjoy water sports
The calm, scenic coastline surrounding Tamariu is perfect for enjoying water sports. Peacefully paddle along the shoreline in a kayak or a stand-up paddleboard. Or, charter a sailboat to discover even more of the beauty further along the coast. There are several water sports equipment companies and tour operators offering rentals and tours in Tamariu and in the Costa Brava.5. Eat delicious seafood
Savor the fresh and delicious flavors of the Costa Brava by indulging in some of the best food in the town. Restaurant Es Dofi serves delicious Mediterranean dishes in a fun setting right along the seaside. El Palanqui is another town favorite, with seaside and coastal views, and a menu full of traditional classics like paella, fresh seafood, Spanish wines, and more.