Cala Aiguablava

Cala d’Aiguablava, located in a small enclave of Begur surrounded by cliffs and Mediterranean pine groves, is a cove of fine sand and transparent, turquoise waters

It should come as no surprise that Cala d’Aiguablava is one of the most popular coves in Catalonia and the Costa Brava. The spectacular setting and range of options it offers bathers make it an ideal cove to spend a fantastic day with your family, partner or friends, all while enjoying the area’s natural surroundings, the Camins de Ronda footpaths, water sports and great plac

Features and services – Aiguablava Beach

Aiguablava Beach is a small cove, just 80 metres long and about 40 metres wide. That’s why, during the summer months, it is prudent to plan in advance and come to the cove in good time, in order to find a place to set your towel down.

Another point in Cala d’Aiguablava’s favour are all the services it offers the bather, which include showers, toilets and lifeguard service. What’s more, it also has accessible services for those with reduced mobility, such as adapted toilets and showers, ramps and walkways to reach the beach with wheelchairs, amphibious chairs and reserved parking.

Restaurants Cala Aiguablava

There are up to four restaurants at your service: Restaurant Garreta, Mar i Vent Restaurant & Beach Club, Roc al Mar and Restaurant les Acacies, where you can enjoy a good meal in the idyllic surroundings of Cala d’Aiguablava. To top it off, there’s even ice cream available at a small parlour at the entrance to the cove.

Water sports in Aiguablava Beach

The surroundings of Cala d’Aiguablava are perfect for all kinds of water activities, such as snorkelling or diving with the GymSub Aiguablava diving centre, or other activities such as kayaking or paddle surfing with Sa Blava Kayaks.

Parking at Aiguablava Beach

At the entrance to Cala d’Aiguablava, you will find a small paid car park. During the high season it is usually quite full, so it is recommended to get there very early, or go by public transport.

If you are unlucky with the car park, another way to reach Cala d’Aiguablava is to park your car in Fornells and access the beach along the path that connects the area’s different beaches and coves. Sport shoes are not required, but the journey between Fornells and Cala d’Aiguablava can take about 30 minutes on foot. Good footwear will help you feel more comfortable climbing up and down the stairs along the way.

How to get Aiguablava Beach?

To reach Cala d’Aiguablava you need to get to the starting point, near the picturesque village of Begur. You can do this via the A-7 motorway on exit 6 towards Palamós-La Bisbal, or exit 9 to Platja d’Aro-Palamós. 

At certain times of the year, it is also possible to get there by intercity bus, along the Palafrugell-Pals line.

You can check the timetables, here.

The weather on the beach of Aiguablava

Are you thinking of going to spend the day in the cove of Aiguablava? You can check the weather in 7 days so you can ensure a fantastic day at the beach on the Costa Brava!

Check the weather here.

Find your campsite

Other points of interest

Explore them