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16 best boutique hotels in Costa Brava

Are you one of those who loves hotels that are taken care of down to the smallest detail? If, for you, finding the perfect hotel is one of the most important parts of planning a trip and you are going to visit Costa Brava, you have come to the perfect place. After doing some research, I have made this compilation of the 16 most incredible boutique hotels in Costa Brava.

Some of the towns where I have found the best hotels in Costa Brava (Girona) are Cadaques, Roses, L'Escala, Begur, Sant Antoni de Calonge, Platja d'Aro, Tossa de Mar and Blanes. All of them are located near the sea and have something that makes them special.

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Boutique hotels in Costa Brava

Ready to get to know some of the best hotels in Costa Brava? Let’s begin!

1. Boutique Hotel Villa Gala (Cadaques)

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This hotel offers a very cozy atmosphere that combines all the charms of the Mediterranean. In each of its 14 rooms, you can find a terrace or a balcony overlooking the sea and the beautiful village of Cadaqués (considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain). They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, refrigerator, and coffee maker.

The hotel embodies the spirit and warmth of the region, expressed through a simple but elegant decoration in which natural stones and blue and white colors prevail. You can spend delightful moments cooling off in the outdoor pool, relaxing on the terrace, or in the garden while enjoying the scenery of the town of Cadaques.

This 4-star hotel is located right in front of the Church of Santa Maria and just two minutes from Port d’Alguer Beach. In addition, you will be approximately one kilometer away from Salvador Dali’s house, a place you should not miss.

2. Hotel & Spa Terraza (Roses)

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If you are looking to stay in Roses, this hotel is a great option, as it is only 20 meters from the beach and has direct access to it. The decoration of the facilities and rooms is simple but elegant. You will have all the necessary amenities to relax and enjoy a good rest. The terraces stand out the most, as they offer unbeatable views of the sea.

The spa section could not be left out. Within its facilities, you can find pleasure and relaxation thanks to its indoor pool, whirlpool tubs, or a good massage. Afterwards, you can have a coffee or a delicious cocktail in the hotel’s bar/cafe.

The hotel’s restaurant, called Cuina d’en Norat, uses local ingredients to prepare the most traditional and delicious Catalan dishes. If, in addition, you want to take a walk and explore the area, you will be pleased to know that you will be just a couple of minutes walk from the center.

3. Hostal Spa Empuries (L’Escala)

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This boutique hotel in Costa Brava, located 15 minutes from L’Escala, is very eco-friendly and cares for the environment. In fact, it was the first hotel in Europe to receive a certificate of ecological excellence. Its privileged location will allow you to breathe in part of the history of the peninsula, as it is located next to the Greco-Roman ruins of Empuries.

Its facilities are delicately decorated. In its rooms, you can enjoy a truly restful rest. Most have satellite TV and a balcony or terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. To make the experience complete, you can pay an additional cost and access the spa, which has a sauna, swimming pool and a well-equipped gym so you won’t neglect your workout.

When it’s time to eat, you can choose between two restaurants with very different styles. One serves gourmet food and the other offers a wide variety of dishes in a more relaxed and informal atmosphere. If you want to add a little more fun to your visits in the area, you can rent an electric scooter or bicycle at the hostel’s reception.

4. Hostal Ses Negres (Begur)

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This hotel is located in Begur, one of the best areas to stay in the Costa Brava. It is located next to Sa Riera Beach, one of the largest and most beautiful in the area. The hotel is entirely decorated in the best Mediterranean style and has 17 rooms and four comfortably equipped apartments.

As the hotel is located only 20 meters from the beach, you will have a fantastic view from the terrace. The hotel offers a breakfast buffet every morning and has two different kinds of restaurants. One is a traditional lounge-dining room that offers excellent dishes. The other, called Sa Terraza, is set on the sand and brings you closer to the pleasure of enjoying your meals by the sea.

There are numerous activities that you can do in the hotel’s surroundings. From simple and relaxing walks on foot to water activities that will allow you to get to know the area from the sea. Nearby, you will find the Ses Negres Marine Reserve, which offers an interesting encounter with the local nature.

5. Hotel Sa Tuna (Begur), one of the best boutique hotels in Costa Brava

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This hotel is also located in Begur, in the heart of Costa Brava. Its privileged location allows guests to have the pleasure of enjoying the most beautiful views of the area. Each of the rooms is also equipped with a TV and has a private bathroom.

It would be a shame to leave the hotel without trying some of the traditional Mediterranean dishes served in its restaurant. Its rice dishes, tapas and great variety of fish and seafood will definitely satiate your appetite.

This hotel, which is ideal for families, offers room service and includes a full breakfast. An additional fact: if you want to travel with your pet, you’ll be able to because the hotel is pet friendly! Everything is designed to make your stay in Begur unforgettable.

6. La Bionda Hotel (Begur)

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This is one of the best-rated boutique hotels in Costa Brava. The design of this 8-room boutique hotel is simply beautiful. It occupies a 17th-century building that was remodeled, paying special attention to maintaining the original spirit and not harming the environment or the beautiful natural scenery of Begur.

In the 1930s, influential women from various fields, such as the arts, sports and literature, stayed here. Today, it is a 4-star hotel for adults only, making it ideal for those who want to disconnect for a few days from the hustle and bustle. Each of its rooms pays tribute to some of the influential women who frequently stayed at the hotel in the past century. They are tastefully decorated.

If you stay here, you will be 2 km from Cala de Aiguafreda, and you will be able to book some of the tours offered by the hotel. I assure you that you will enjoy the common areas of this distinguished manor house: its living room, a small club where you can have a drink and its delicate conservatory, which you can enjoy while eating breakfast every morning.

7. Marakasa B&B (Sant Antoni de Calonge)

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If you are looking for a nice hotel in Costa Brava that is a little more basic but equally comfortable and elegant, you can stay in one of the 4 rooms that this B&B offers. One of the strongest points of this hotel is that you can walk to Sant Antoni de Calonge Beach in just a couple of minutes!

In all rooms, you can enjoy a comfortable terrace with sea views, a fan, WiFi connection and a flat-screen TV. The hotel offers a shared kitchen where you can prepare your own meals or keep your drinks cool.

In the mornings, you don’t have to worry about anything, as a delicious Catalan breakfast is served to help you start the day with good energy. Nearby, you can find an area with a good number of stores, restaurants and bars. Beaches, comfort and fun are guaranteed. Don’t you think it’s an excellent combination?

8. Hotel Cala del Pi (Platja d’Aro), luxurious hotel in Costa Brava

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Are you seeking a luxurious experience in Costa Brava? This hotel will not disappoint you. Its five stars are well deserved, as it has everything travelers can expect from a good stay and much more. It’s located right in front of the sea, providing access to Cala del Pi and Cami de Ronda beaches.

In addition, in this hotel you can enjoy one of the most spectacular terraces you have ever seen, surrounded by pine trees and with a giant pool, measuring approximately 120m².  You can also make use of its solarium and the umbrellas, hammocks and towels available to hotel guests. If you prefer a more reserved and exclusive space, you can use the private terrace overlooking the sea in the room.

Do you want a moment of intense relaxation and rest? You can experience it by visiting its huge spa of about 600m², which has a heated pool, sauna, ice fountains, a Turkish bath and waterfalls. The hotel is for adults only, which is ideal for couples looking for a romantic and child-free space.

9. Boutique Hotel Casa Granados (Tossa de Mar)

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It is not easy to find hotels that manage to combine coziness with sophisticated elegance in the heart of a town. However, this boutique hotel does it perfectly. Located in the old town of Tossa de Mar, it offers a unique experience for those who choose to occupy one of its seven rooms.

In this beautiful boutique hotel, located 150 meters from the beach, you can do everything: enjoy a stroll through its romantic gardens, relax in its wellness area and cool off in its outdoor pool. But if what you want is a luxury and personalized service, here you can also request a shopping assistant and a private chauffeur. What do you think?

The hotel cafeteria is open 24 hours a day and the Can Sophia restaurant offers delicious elaborate pastries. If you need it, you can ask for personalized tours to suit your tastes and expectations.

10. Hostal Sa Malica (Blanes)

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This hotel is defined as “everything you need just a minute from the beach”. Sounds tempting, don’t you think? The accommodation is located in the town of Blanes, right next to Sa Palomera Rock, a place considered the beginning of the Costa Brava. It is a small but cozy boutique hotel, with comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, TVs, and sea views.

The place is managed by three brothers who started with a restaurant and then decided to expand the services to accommodate tourists who visit the area and marvel at the beauty of the place. Be sure to try the specialties of the restaurant, called Can Ton I Sa Malica. Its cuisine uses the best quality products to prepare the most traditional Mediterranean dishes.

In the evenings, when returning from the beach, you can relax even more with a drink at the bar or on the terrace while enjoying an exceptional view.

11. Hotel Palau Macelli (Castelló d’Empúries)

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This boutique hotel in Costa Brava combines historic architecture from the 17th century with modern, elegant decor. It occupies a former mansion and offers spacious and comfortable rooms and suites, equipped with all the necessary amenities to ensure an unforgettable stay. At the hotel, you can book activities in the surrounding area.

In addition, the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Basilica of Santa Maria de Castello d’Empuries and a beautiful garden, ideal for relaxing after a long day exploring the magnificent landscapes and beaches of the Costa Brava. Not to mention its spa, which occupies the old stables of the palace. It has a Jacuzzi, a Finnish sauna, thermal hammocks and a wide range of massages.

12. El Moli de Siurana, amazing hotel in Costa Brava

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If you are looking to stay in a more rustic environment, take a look at this rural house located in Siurana d’Empordà. You can stay in one of its seven rooms or in its apartment. All of them are decorated with stone and wood, creating a very cozy atmosphere. Among the common areas of the hotel, highlights include its large garden and swimming pool, ideal for cooling off.

In the hotel, you will be able to enjoy relaxation sessions thanks to its massage and therapy center. You will also enjoy their breakfast, served in the dining room and on the terrace. They offer fresh local products. They also serve dinner. On the other hand, if you want to travel with your pet, you should know that dogs are welcome.

13. Nature Tree House, spend a night in a tree house

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If you wish to stay in a tree house during your trip to Costa Brava, this hotel gives you the opportunity to do so. This tree house is located in a village on the outskirts of Blanes, which also has a 19th-century Catalan country house. If you decide to sleep in the tree house, you can enjoy a magical experience without giving up any comfort, as it has a private bathroom.

During your stay, I am sure you will also make use of the beautiful 5,000-square-meter garden, which is home to numerous types of trees, such as palms, horse chestnuts, pomegranates and catalpas. You can also use the swimming pool. If you are looking for a special place to stay with your partner, this option is ideal.

14. Hotel Mas Bosch 1526, one of the best hotels in Costa Brava

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This 4-star hotel is located on the outskirts of Figueres. It is a bit further inland, so if you want to be very close to the coast, it is not the best option. However, this beautiful hotel’s charm means that it deserves a place on this list. It is a 16th-century farmhouse, renovated into a boutique hotel. The aim is to offer guests close and personalized treatment. In addition, they are committed to sustainability and respect for nature.

They have single rooms, double rooms, suites and apartments. Its facilities include the Mas Bosch 1526 Restaurant, which serves dishes prepared with seasonal and local products. There is also a wine bar and a bar on the terrace. For moments of relaxation, there’s nothing better than its swimming pool and spa, which has a Finnish sauna, hammam, and therapeutic pool. Massages and natural beauty treatments are also available.

15. Hotel Mas Pastora

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If you seek maximum relaxation, take a look at this beautiful adults-only boutique hotel located in Llafranc. It occupies an 18th-century country house. The hotel offers its guests an oasis of nature and tranquility. You can find this peace in each of its 16 rooms, made and decorated with ecological and sustainable materials. All of them have a terrace overlooking the garden.

The hotel promises an ideal location for sightseeing, outdoor activities, and walking to the beach. You can also enjoy the hotel’s outdoor saltwater pool, a bar and massage services. On the other hand, a carefully prepared buffet breakfast is served every morning, with organic and high-quality products.

16. Mas Tomas, one of the best boutique hotels in Costa Brava

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This boutique hotel in Costa Brava is located in Vall-Llobrega, a municipality in the center of Baix Emporda. It is an old farmhouse from the 13th century, so you will have the pleasure of sleeping in a place full of history and tradition. In addition, you can enjoy an unbeatable natural environment. The owners of the place wanted to create a unique and romantic place, so it is an ideal choice if you want to make a special trip with your partner.

The hotel has a total of 8 rooms. All of them are charmingly decorated, offering a mix of different styles. Although the hotel’s amenities will make you not want to leave, the reality is that it is possible to perform numerous activities in the vicinity, such as hiking trails.

Map of the best hotels in Costa Brava

On the following map, I have pointed out all the boutique hotels in Costa Brava mentioned in this article. In a simple glance, you will be able to see the location of all of them, which will be useful to choose the best option for you. If you click on each of the icons, you will be able to see the booking page.

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I hope this article about the best boutique hotels in Costa Brava has helped you choose the perfect place to stay in this beautiful destination. If you want to tell me about your experience or have any questions, I encourage you to leave a comment. See you next time!

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