Villa Clarisse

Tamariu, Aigua Xelida, Catalunya

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Accommodation

At a glance

  1. Sleeps 7
  2. 2 Double Bedrooms
  3. 1 Single Bedroom
  4. 1 Twin Bedroom
  5. 2 Bathrooms
  6. WiFi
  7. Beach 850m
  8. Restaurant 160m
  • Ground Floor: Entrance hall. Cloakroom. Dining room with patio doors to covered terrace. Kitchen (oven, dishwasher, microwave). Sitting room (TV, WiFi, in-built wood burning stove) with patio doors to covered terrace.
  • First Floor: Landing with door to rear garden. Principal double bedroom with en suite shower room, dressing area and patio doors to terrace. Single bedroom with door to terrace. Shower room. Double bedroom with door to terrace. Twin bedroom with door to terrace. Laundry room (washing machine).
  • Outside: Covered and open terraces. Covered outdoor dining area. Gas barbecue. Covered sitting area.
  • Private swimming pool (7m x 3m) with corner Roman steps.

With its bold, ultra-modern exterior, stylized interior, and proximity to the pretty fishing village of Tamariu, Villa Clarisse is the perfect choice for those who appreciate contemporary design coupled with easy walking distance to a delightful sandy beach.

At first glance, the ground floor appears to be all open-plan but closer inspection reveals cleverly designed sliding pocket doors hidden within the walls that allow the different areas to be sectioned off as desired.

Spacious and elegant, we love this dazzling property for its refreshing snow-white walls, sharp lines, funky furnishings, and, above all, the Mediterranean light that pours in through its vast floor-to-ceiling picture windows that seamlessly blend the inside with the outside where we find an extensive terrace for lounging, dining, sunbathing and, of course, taking a refreshing dip in the very chic pool.

The calm and comforting atmosphere that permeates this minimalist masterpiece continues up to the first floor where each of the four well-appointed bedrooms opens out to a sun terrace that looks across the pool towards a pine-clad hillside.

It takes only about 11 minutes to saunter down to Tamariu, a charming coastal hamlet full of character and a sprinkling of seafront restaurants. A baker and two grocery stores are open during the summer months and buses run regularly to the bustling nearby town of Palafrugell, 4.5km away, where all amenities are to be found.

  • Because of its terraced grounds and the horizontal railings of its first floor terraces, this house is not suitable for young children.

Pricing & Availability

All Prices are per property, not per person.

Please note that all visitors to Catalunya, aged 17 and over, are required to pay a Tourist Tax of £7.00. We will add this amount to your booking.

Location of Villa Clarisse

Locality

Great Things to Do Near Villa Clarisse

Take the mini tourist bus from Tamariu,

through Llafranc and up to the 15th century hermitage and lighthouse of Sant Sebastià and enjoy the breathtaking views out across the Mediterranean.

Take a boat trip with Paco Boats in Tamariu

(tel 607 29 25 78)and visit the famous cave Cova d'en Gispert. Afterwards go snorkelling off the rocks along the side of the beach.

Take the children and spend a day at the Aquadiver water park in Platja d'Aro.

Afterwards go into the town and enjoy a delicious ice cream from one of the Italian ice cream parlours.

Walk down to the seafront

and enjoy an evening meal in one of the fine fish restaurants that line the pedestrianised promenade in the unspoilt fishing village of Tamariu. Evening is a truly Mediterranean experience! As dusk falls local artisans set up stalls, jugglers, a violin

Visit the beautiful virgin beach of Platja Castell

and visit the Pre-Roman settlement that rises above it on a rocky headland.

Visit the pottery town of La Bisbal

and purchase some handmade ceramics to take back home.Experience the colourful market held each Friday and snap up some bargains!

Learn to Scuba Dive

Learn to Scuba Dive at Stolli Diving in Tamariu where helpful staff make it a very enjoyable course.

Visit the fabulous city of Girona,

taking in the Old Jewish Quarter, the Arab baths, the cathedral and the museums. Afterwards,check out the many great shops and indulge in some retail therapy!

Visit the Sunday morning Market at Palafrugell

and soak up the atmosphere with a drink in the main square. Later visit the magnificent wine store of Jordi Grau and enjoy a glass of wine with a tapa.

Parc d’Aventura

Fun for all of the family in this forestry adventure park. There are 50 different activities ranging from jungle jumps, nets, bridges, zip wires, tree-hiking and more than 300 m of aerial runways. Situated in Camí del Bernegar, Masos de Pals. Tel: (00 34) 972 113 443. www.costabravaparcaventura.com. Open all year round and in July and August it is open on Wednesday nights from 10pm until 1am.
 

Drive a few miles inland

and visit the many ancient stone villages that make up what is known as the “Golden Triangle”. Stop for lunch at the Restaurant L’Arc Vell in Peratallada and enjoy a meal in the confines of its peaceful walled courtyard. After lunch visit the fascinating farm museum in the tiny village of Palau Sator.
 

Take a stroll beneath the arched ‘Voltes’

situated along the front of Port bo beach in Calella de Palafrugell. Enjoy a drink or evening meal at one of the seafront restaurants and watch the twinkling lights of the fishing boats out in the bay and the spectacle of the brightly lit cruise ships gliding silently across the horizon.
 

Montgri Castle

Montrgi Castle is the symbol of Torroella de Montgri! The panoramic views from the top of the towers take in almost the whole of the Empordà, from the Bay of Roses, Empúries, Canigó Massif, the Pyrenees, Montseny Massif, the Gavarres Mountaints, the Baix Ter and back to L’Estartit with the Medes Islands.
 

Catch the train and visit Barcelona for the day.

There is so much to see and do in this vibrant city. Take the open topped tour bus and hop on and off at the different sights. After a lunch of delicious tapas save some energy for shopping in the elegant shops.
 

Scenic greenway between Palamós and Palafrugell

Follow this 6-kilometre stretch of scenic greenway, which is ideal for both walkers and bikers. Mountain bikers will love the many opportunities to deviate into the forest which hugs the spectacular coastline here. Mountain bikes can be hired and delivered to the house, enabling you to take full advantage of this stunning location.
 

Wander around the cobbled back streets of Palamós

and visit the numerous “Tapas” bars. Or perhaps take a guided tour on foot and by sea following the footsteps of the Turkish Pirate “Barbarosa” who ransacked the town of Palamós in 1543.
 

The experience of the so called ‘Dalinian Triangle’ for lovers of art and culture is a ‘must’.

The three places to visit are his home in Cadaqués (pre-booking necessary), the Teatre-Museu in Figueres and the Gala-Dalí Castle in Pubol. This will be a long day excursion but very informative and entertaining! www.salvador-dali.org
 

Drive to the centre of Begur and climb up to the castle

from where there are far reaching views. The most noteworthy are those towards the Medes Islands, long ago a refuge for pirates and smugglers, although today they are famous as a marine nature reserve.
 

Visit the spectacular Greek and Roman settlement of Empuries.

Enjoy a lunch of fresh anchovies at L'Escala - they are a local speciality. On the way back, climb up to the Castell de Montgri,close to Torroella,and enjoy the spectacular views of both the Pyrenees and the sparkling Mediterranean.

Explore the nearby Cala del Ruso

close to Calella de Palafrugell, named after the Russian Colonel Woevowsky, who lived there with his aristocratic English wife, Dorothy Webster. Together they built the Botanical Gardens and small Castle at Cap Roig and used to swim daily at the cala.
 

Nearby

Towns

Tamariu 10 mins 
Palafrugell 15 mins 
Barcelona 1 Hr 45 mins 

Beaches

Platja de Tamariu 10 mins 
Aiguablava 10 mins 
Platja Llafranc 15 mins 
Calella de Palafrugell 18 mins 
Sa Riera 20 mins 
La Fosca 25 mins 
Platja de Pals 30 mins 
El Castell 30 mins 

Airports

Girona 1 Hr  
Barcelona 1 Hr 55 mins 

Train Stations

Flaça 40 mins 
Girona 55 mins 
Figueres Vilafant 1 Hr  
Times are approximate

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