Drive up into the nearby Gavarres mountain range and visit the ancient stone burial site " Cova d'en Daina".
Stop for lunch at the medieval stone hamlet of Romanya de la Selva.
Take a packed lunch and visit the beautiful beach of Sa Conca in S'Agaro.
From here follow the coastal pathway that skirts the rugged coastline stopping every now and then at one of the many hidden coves to swim and snorkel.
Hire a bike at S'Agaro
and take the cycle route that follows the old railway track. The track starts at Sant Feliu and finishes in Girona. It is 39.7 kilometres in length and is suitable for both cyclists and hikers. Holiday Bikes:(tel 972 32 25 19)
Visit the Sunday morning Market at Sant Feliu de Guixols.
Buy some of the lovely fresh produce and prepare a delicious lunch to eat 'al fresco' followed by a siesta by the pool!
Visit Palamós and take a guided tour on foot and by sea following the footsteps of the Turkish Pirate "Barbarosa"
who ransacked the town in 1543 then wander around the cobbled back streets of and visit the numerous "Tapas" bars.
Rent a kayak off Sant Feliu beach.
Later on, why not take a boat trip which starts from the port?
Catch a train from nearby Caldes de Malavella and spend a day out in Barcelona.
There's so much to see and do in this vibrant city! Take the tourist bus and hop on and off as you like and take it at your own pace. You'll probably need more than one day to cover all the sights.
Take the children and spend a day at the Aquadiver water park in Platja d'Aro.
Afterwards go into the town and have an ice cream at one of the Italian ice cream parlours.
Visit the Museum dedicated to fishing at Palamós harbour
then watch the fishing fleet come in at 5pm when the fish auction commences. Why not round off the evening with night cruise under the stars on a traditional Latin rigged Catalan fishing boat?
For motor sport enthusiasts, visit the Circuit de Catalunya,
just off Exit 13 of the AP7. Guided tourst are available to include entry to the paddock, the control tower, the podium, for example. www.circuitcat.com. Maybe the ladies would like to indulge in some retail therapy at the nearby outlet shopping centre La Roca Village. www.LaRocaVillage.com
Enjoy an evening stroll along the seafront promenade in Sant Feliu de Guixols
then walk up the Ramblas and enjoy the atmosphere of evening Mediterranean life.
Go horse riding at Santa Cristina d'Aro
Tel: 972 83 52 12.
Visit the Toy museum at Sant Feliu de Guixols - it's fascinating!
It's on Rambla Antoni Vidal, 48-50. Tel: 972 82 22 49. Or, the house of Magic in Sta Cristina d'Aro, Avinguda de l'Esglesia, 1. Tel: 972 83 72 09.
Visit the Sobrestany Wildlife Park
and drive through and feed the many different animals that include llamas, deer, goats etc.
Visit the thermal baths and the new golf course at Caldes de Malavella.
The Balneario Vichy Catalan is just outside the town situated in pine groves. www.balneariovichycatalan.com. Or play a round of golf at the nearby prestigious PGA 18 hole course, which is easily accessible. Tel: 972 47 25 77.
Windsurf off the beach at Platja d'Aro,
or for the less energetic, hire a pedalo for half an hour!
Drive across to the fabulous city of Girona,
and visit the Jewish Quarter, the Arab baths, cathedral and the museums. Afterwards indulge in some retail therapy - there are plenty of great shops to tempt you!
Play a round of Pitch & putt
at the golf centre Golf Centre Solius (Sta. Cristina d'Aro).
Visit the Museum dedicated to fishing at Palamós
harbour then watch the fishing fleet come in at 5pm when the fish auction commences. Why not round off the evening with night cruise under the stars on a traditional Latin rigged Catalan fishing boat?
Relax at the villa and try your hand at preparing your own "tapas"
by following the local recipes you will find in the "FOOD AND DRINK" section of your house book.
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