Things to do in Tossa de Mar
Tossa De Mar boasts numerous golf clubs for visitors to enjoy, and as the top golf resort in Costa Brava, has recently been awarded the prize of “Best Emerging Golf Destination” by the organisation of international Golf Tour Operators. Good local options include the Club de Golf d'Aro, 10 miles to the northeast, and Golf Platja de Pals, 21 miles northeast of Tossa.
Many resorts offer opportunity for water sports but Tossa De Mar is one of the best resorts for water sports. Jet-skiing and banana boat rides are the most popular activities. Due to calm waters in the resort it is the ideal opportunity to learn scuba diving and these conditions are also excellent for snorkelling.
Very near to Tossa De Mar, a zoo is available in the marine land complex. There is wide range of animals in this Zoo. The most popular animals and activities are dolphins, parrot shows, s reptile house, sea lions, water slides and a boating lake, all of which can be enjoyed within one place.
Near to Tossa De Mar in Tarragona, you'll find the huge PortAventura theme park. This Disney style park is split into several themed lands including Mediterrania, Polynesia, China, Mexico, Far West and SesamoAventura. There are countless exciting rides, the most popular being the Dragon Khan roller coaster with its 8 loops. With a host of other attractions on site, including the Aquatic Park, PortAventura makes for a great family day out, full of thrilling rides and live entertainment.
Near to Tossa De Mar is the famous multi-peaked mountain of Montserrat. This extraordinarily beautiful mountain has been attracting a multitude of pilgrims and visitors since 1075. The site of the Benedictine abbey of Santa Maria de Montserrat, it is purported to be the location of the Holy Grail. The charming rock formations in this spot have proved an inspiration for centuries and the location makes a fitting endpoint to many a pilgrimage.
Europe’s Biggest Water Park
Many family days of fun are to be had at Europe’s biggest water park, Aquopolis in nearby La Pineda. Numerous companies organise trips to this well-known tourist destination which boasts family pools, hydrotherapy treatments as well as a full array of thrilling water slides.