Cala Montgo

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Shadowfaxlancashire
Bacup, UK662 contributions
Friends
I spent a week in a nearby villa and visited this beach on a number of days to use the beach and also the restaurants nearby. There is a very good supermarket and off licence there too. The hire of sun beds is very expensive so we wouldn’t bother again but would just buy a beach umbrella or a wind break. The water is shallow and the sand soft.
Written June 16, 2019
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David Burke
Cork, Ireland28 contributions
Family
As a family of 4 with a 16 yr old and 11 yr old we spent a week here in an apartment. Having stayed 2 years ago in Calella de Pallafrugell we were constantly comparing the 2. Calella came out on top in every way except for the slope of the beach. Montgo has a gradual slope which is safe for kids. Do watch out for rocks under the surface as a toe can easily be stubbed and broken or cut.The water gets muddy as the day goes on due to the numbers of people churning up sand. Prices in local restaurants and bars are at tourist level we reckon at least 20% higher than Calella de P. Not a great place for teenagers alghough there are plenty of them. Nightlife limited so went to L'Escala a few times(tourist train €2 each every hour)
Written August 4, 2018
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kareny51
Eastbourne, UK62 contributions
Family
Lovely sandy beach with rocks to the side of the beach. Beautiful views, watersports available if you want them. Quieter than the main beach in L'escala. Great selection of restaurants too.
Written July 11, 2018
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lescroix
Montrollet, France54 contributions
Hard to explain why, but as soon as I arrived, I wanted to leave. The built up area to the left of the beach spoils the whole thing. There are a few restaurants, and a hotel where we spent one night despite having booked five. Enough said.
Written October 26, 2019
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Ina
London, UK1,022 contributions
Friends
This place is a little gem few km from L’Escala on Costa Brava (Girona province)
It’s has the most impressive views of upmarket Vila’s on the rocks of Costa Brava , yachts and small boats moored in the bay .
Is listed as one of the best beaches in Costa Brava which probably was the case before it had became a free port for all the inflatable boats from the yachts and other small boats spending the day on the beach . The beach itself is small but has the most amazing fine sands which is very well maintained and clean daily in high season . It has Chiringito which is the Spanish small beach bar (the usual wooden relaxed beach stile topical in every beach ) They are also lots of water sports on the beach (for children too).
The rest around are beach restaurants and bars , chill out atmospheres and good Mediterranean cuisine selection with few local menus for this area (the usual for lunch i. most places or dinner for some €15-18 menu including 1 drink per person) Because it had became upmarket place the prices are few euros more than in other small bays like this . Meal for 4 usually comes to €70 -90 with a bottle and cocktails are around €8-10 almost everywhere.
Overall it’s fantastic place for 2-3 days to relax on the beach ( if you don’t mind the many boats and crowds of families in weekends) You can enjoy the day visits to staring at 10:30 am breakfast , lunch 14-15:00 pm and diner 21-23 pm and cocktails all day in Spanish terms .
We visited for 3 days of first week of July with friends on their yacht and moored in the bay which is practically the best way to enjoy travelling around Costa Brava if you want to see the beautiful cliffs and bays :)
Written July 2, 2018
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bizzigirl
London, UK185 contributions
Family
We loved cala montgo, the right combination of beautiful cove, lovely sand, shallow water and plenty of cafes and bars without it being too overrun. There's pedalos and sunbed hire, but its all quite low key. Lovely for all ages! And theres parking not far.
Written July 18, 2017
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balmain99
Mosman, Australia362 contributions
Couples
Stayed in an apartment near the beach the first week of September. Still quite busy after peak season and beautiful weather.
Mainly seemed to be French tourists and French can be heated in all the restaurants and shops.
Especially loved the quieter atmosphere than L’Escala however without the choices of dining.
Lovely beach which is best enjoyed in the morning before it gets busier.
The little train between here and L’Escala is delightful but note the timetable changed 1st sept and the last train is 8pm.
Found people to be laid back and friendly.
Written September 3, 2019
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Leanneec7
13 contributions
Friends
This place is just stunning! Perfect place to chill out for the day with friends & family. In it very own lovely little bay with a sandy beach, beach bars, watersports and a couple of places to grab some food. Cant wait to go back!
Written July 2, 2019
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Karin T
L'Escala, Spain238 contributions
Friends
Coming to the Cala Montgó after a long walk from L’Escala or Estartit is just heaven ! BTW, that’s where to coffee or a cocktail is at its best: Blue Heaven ! It’s a very beautiful bay enclosed in rocky wooden hills. A shame though that there’s no walking along the bay.
Written June 23, 2019
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René A
Zurich, Switzerland742 contributions
Solo
I love this place. You can walk from here along the coast and end up in L'Estartit.

It is a difficult hike and it all starts here. Outside of the summer season is fantastic as there is sufficient parking and available hotel or camping spaces
Written September 21, 2018
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