In the south of the Costa Brava, between Blanes and Vidreres, and in the region of La Selva, there is the coastal town of Lloret de Mar. With more than seven kilometers of coastline, Lloret de Mar is postulated as one of the destinations most important tourist of Catalonia.
The central nucleus of this millenary population of seafaring tradition is home to a heritage of incalculable value. The different cultures and villages that were established in Lloret de Mar have allowed today the municipality to boast remnants of Iberian villages, medieval castles, hermitages and gardens.
Lloret de Mar
Of all of them, the gardens of Santa Clotilde, a marvel that shows the spirit that inspired the noucentisme movement in Catalonia, stand out. The modernist church of Sant Romà, in Catalan Gothic style, is another must-see, as well as the castle of Sant Joan, located on top of a hill by the sea. Also noteworthy is the modernist cemetery of Lloret de Mar, which still retains its Indian legacy.
Lloret de Mar’s main industry is tourism and commerce. This coastal town, labeled as a mature and modern tourist destination, presents a complete cultural, sports, heritage and gastronomic offer that delights all its visitors.
Beaches & Tourism
Throughout its territory we find beaches and coves such as Cala Morisca, Cala Canyelles, Lloret beach, Cala Banys, Cala Fenals, Cala de Boadella, Cala d’en Trons and Cala Treumal. All of them, bathed by deep blue waters and white sands that blend with the orography so characteristic of the Costa Brava.
Every year, Lloret de Mar welcomes 12% of the tourists who visit Catalonia and over 40% of the tourists who visit the Costa Brava. Lloret de Mar is ranked the fifth largest sun and sand destination in Spain and the largest in Catalonia in terms of the number of hotel beds
Every year, Lloret welcomes 12% of the tourists who visit Catalonia and over 40% of the tourists who visit the Costa Brava. Lloret de Mar is ranked the fifth largest sun and sand destination in Spain and the largest in Catalonia in terms of the number of hotel beds.
50% of its hotel accommodation offering is concentrated in hotels with three stars or more and, while 64% of the five-star and luxury hotel accommodation on the Costa Brava is located in the town. Lloret de Mar’s hotel offering in 2013 consisted of 30,000 hotel beds and over 120 establishments, of which 13,000 beds were in three-star hotels and 11,000 in four and five-star hotels