About the home
Casa Xeric is a contemporary style detached 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with private pool located in the Cala Montgo area, a small bay on the southern side of L´Escala. The garden and pool have a south west orientation making the house bright all day long right up until sunset. It is only a short walk (350m) to the sandy beach of Cala Montgo. The house is split over two floors, with the entrance hall, garage, bedrooms 2 & 3 and main bathroom (containing a walk in shower) on the ground floor. A spiral staircase leads down to the lower ground floor, master bedroom and en-suite (bath/shower), lounge, kitchen, dining areas and out to terraced areas and swimming pool. Outdoor steps lead to the rest of the garden and pathway leading towards the beach.
Whether you are looking for a quiet location for a relaxed beach holiday or an action packed adventure, L´Escala really does provide it all, from scuba diving to horse riding, sailing lessons to coastal walks, golf to gastronomy or simply a beautiful sandy beach with a good book!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Cala Montgo, 300m|
Nearest amenities: 250m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, CD player|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (2), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Bedding and towels can be provided at 10 euros per person
Further details outdoors:
The covered terrace area provides dining space for up to 8 and a BBQ for those who wish to cook and/ or dine alfresco.
During peak season Saturday to Saturday arrivals only. Off peak please enquire, weekend and short term breaks charged at minimum 4 nights stay (only available outside July and August).
The Costa Brava/Catalonia/Barcelona region
The Catalan coast ´Costa Brava` is well known for its wonderful beaches. Many are pretty little jewels, small and hidden away amongst beautiful rocky coves, while others like the golden sands in the bay of Roses on the north side of L´Escala stretch for mile after golden mile. The ´Costa Brava` runs along the coast of the Catalan region of Girona. The capital, Girona, is a beautiful lively city of approximately 100,000 inhabitants. The city boasts some lovely architecture and has been called the little Venice of Spain with its pretty bridges and painted terraced town houses overlooking the river Onya. The city boasts a lot of history including Arabic baths and a Jewish quarter. A great panoramic view of the city can be gained by walking the top of the ancient defensive surrounding wall.
Culturally, the works of the artist Salvador Dalí are probably best known, and a visit to the museum of his work in Figueres, his home in Cadaques and his wife's castle in Puból are a must. The region has many other museums, festivals and exhibitions that are also well worth a visit.
Although the beaches may take much of the attention, Girona province possesses incredible diversity, friendly people and great food to offer. There are natural parks in the pre-Pyrenees, 40 minutes' drive from the coast, where you can walk to the top of a volcano in less than 30 minutes, or incredibly well preserved medieval towns which still host ´medieval markets` with the vendors dressed in traditional Catalan costume, selling locally produced artisan goods.
The area surrounding L´Escala the Emporda has been described as being like Tuscany; pretty towns with medieval centres built atop of hillocks looking out over a huge fertile plain covered with orchards, olive and lemon groves and vinyards. The Emporda provides a fantastic place for cycling with well marked routes through quiet village where local restaurants and cafes serve ´Cuine Casolana´ or real homemade food. On the subject of restaurants, don't forget that Catalunya is the province with most Michelin stars in the world and home to El Bulli which has been voted the best restaurant in the world. Many people come to the Girona region just to take advantage of the gastronomy but whether Michelin stars are in your budget or not there are fabulous restaurants to suit everyone's pocket.
A visit to Catalunya and the Costa Brava really is recommended and remember with temperatures around 25 degrees Celcius; April, May, June, September and October can be much more pleasant than the hot summer. Even the winter months are generally mild. Spring and Autumn are also a great time for golfers to take advantage of lower season green fees, many at a fraction of the equivalent UK courses fees to incredible venues like the Catalan PGA (40mins drive), Emporda (20mins), Pals beach (25mins), etc.
The L'Escala / Punta Montgo area
L´Escala is a small fishing town (famous for the best anchovies in the Mediteranian) to the north east of Catalunya on the southern edge of the Bay of Rosas, surrounded by sandy beaches. The Greeks and Romans both created their first settlements on the Spanish peninsula here in L´Escala at Empuries and for that reason the Olympic flame was landed here during the Barcelona Olympics in 1992.
Nowadays the area is a place the middle class Catalans would really like to keep as a secret for themselves, but independent holiday makers are starting to discover its charm. Cala Montgo is truly a wonderful place to stay with a beautiful sandy beach (Casa Xeric is 350m away), shallow water and craggy rocks running down both sides of the cove, providing lots of interesting places to explore and inlets to snorkel. The bay is bordered by pine covered natural park to the south covering thousands of hectares and L´Escala and many more wonderful beaches to the north.
During your stay you will also find there is a huge amount you can do including watersports for all levels, golf, cycling both on and off road, horse riding, ballooning et, or for those wanting to delve into Catalan culture there are lots of museums and places of interest locally including the Greek and Roman ´Ruins D´Empuries´, the museum of Salt, and not forgetting Salvador Dali´s ´Teatre-Museu` and his house which is now itself a fabulous museum.
How to get there
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L´Escala is easily accessed from all over Europe by Plane, Train and Car. There are 3 airports within 1hr 45mins drive, the nearest being Girona (45mins drive), which is now a key Ryanair hub serving the whole of Europe. Perpignan airport (1hr 15mins drive) also being served by Ryanair and Air France, not forgetting Barcelona airport (1hr 45mins) which is served by most of the large airlines including BA, Easyjet, Iberia, Lufthansa, KLM etc.
The nearest Train station is Flaça (25mins drive) which is situated on the main line between Barcelona and Cervere (the French border) making high speed train travel from Paris, London, Brussels etc. simple.
L´Escala is located 20km from the AP7 motorway (the motorway connecting Barcelona to France) and is well signposted making self-drive very straightforward. Tthe driving time to Calais / Brussels is approximately 13-14hrs. A car is advised for this location; however, it is not essential as supermarket and local facilities are very close( 200/300 metres). During summer months a tourist road train (carrilet) runs from Montgo to St Marti D´Empuries at the other end of L´Escala (6km).
Activities near L'Escala
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|27 Apr 13||25 May 13||€ 477||-||-||1 Week|
|25 May 13||22 Jun 13||€ 698||-||-||1 Week|
|22 Jun 13||6 Jul 13||€ 1169||-||-||1 Week|
|6 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||€ 1498||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Aug 13||21 Sep 13||€ 724||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||€ 477||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
N.B. Not included in price: bed linen & towels (supplementary €10 per person).
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