Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Regina is set on rising ground in the village of Tamariu and is just a short walk from the sandy beach with its promenade and centre of this attractive resort.
Regina is a traditional villa in style and furnishings, and has been decorated in pastel colours which contrast with cool ceramic floors. The villa sleeps up to 6 guests in 3 bedrooms and has been furnished and equipped for holiday living and has the benefit of a private swimming pool.
Regina is an ideal property for a family holiday and being close to the centre of Tamariu a car is not necessary.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Tamariu 400 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Girona - Costa Brava 57 km, Nearest railway: Flaca or Girona, TGV at Figueres|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors||
Steps lead down from the road, which is a cul-de-sac, to the villa which sits in mature grounds and the entrance is into a hall which leads down a short flight of steps to the living room.
The living room is open-plan and spacious with both sitting and dining areas and doors that open onto a furnished terrace which in turn overlooks the gardens and the swimming pool. The separate kitchen is equipped with a hob and oven, fridge/freezer, microwave and the villa has a washing machine, which is located in one of the shower rooms.
Regina has three bedrooms, a master double and two twin bedded rooms which share two shower rooms, one of which is en-suite.
WIFI access can be arranged using a router at a cost of €25 (download capacity 2gb) or €35 (download capacity 5gb). This service must paid for locally and pre-booked.
|Further details outdoors||
Doors from the living room open onto a furnished terrace overlooking the swimming pool and gardens. Steps lead down from this terrace to the private swimming pool, which has a sun terrace at one end furnished with loungers. The pool is accessed by steps and there is also a pool shower. The pool measures 7.2m x 3.6m. From the terrace there are views across the resort and to Bay of Tamariu and out to sea.
For further information on the location of Regina please refer to the interactive map which also includes a satellite image.
SECURITY DEPOSIT – is payable locally to the managing agent of the property on arrival. This can be done by credit card imprint which will destroyed at the end of your stay; should there be any deductions for breakages or additional charges you will be advised by the managing agent of the property.
TENANCY TIMES - the property is available for occupation between 1600 and 2000 hours (1800/1900 hours in low/mid season) on your arrival day and should be vacated by 1000 on your day of departure. Please bear this in mind when you are booking your flights. If you have flights that are arriving late we can arrange a late key collection for you.
TOURISM TAX - the Government of Catalunya Tourism Tax applies to all villa and apartment rentals. The tax is payable by all persons staying in the property over the age of 16 years. The tax is paid at the rate of €0.45 per person per night for up to a maximum of 7 nights and must be paid locally in cash to the managing agent of Regina when you collect the keys of the property.
The Costa Brava/Catalonia/Barcelona region
Catalonia, or perhaps better known as the Catalunya region, is the area of northern Spain bordering the Mediterranean just to the south of the French border. This ancient Kingdom once extended from near Narbonne in France down to Barcelona and eastwards to include the Balearic Islands. The area was later divided between France and Spain but even today it remains fiercely Catalan, as can be seen by the numerous red and yellow striped flags proudly displayed.
Perhaps Catalunya greatest gifts to the world have been its artists, Joan Miró and Salvador Dali are both from this region, but today’s artists, the chefs of Catalunya, lead the world with their own inimitable styles and the rather exceptional cuisine, demonstrated originally by Ferran Adria of El Bulli fame and today perpetuated by the Roca brothers in Girona.
For the holidaymaker this is the Costa Brava, known throughout the world for its scenic beauty, aquamarine seas and golden sandy beaches. The most attractive area of the coast is the small area around Palafrugell which stretches from Pals and Begur in the north, south through Fornells, Aiguablava, Tamariu, Llafranc, to Calella de Palafrugell. This dramatic coastline abounds with beautiful bays, coves and headlands, with sandy beaches washed by sparkling seas, and interspersed by glistening white villages, each very different, the perfect locations for relaxing holidays.
Inland, the countryside is mainly agricultural with some wonderful timeless villages like Peratallada and Ullastret set against a distant backdrop of the ever present Pyrenees. Visit Pals, the walled medieval city; Bisbal famed for its production of ceramics; Torroella de Montgri with its Gothic palaces, courtyards and narrow streets nestling beneath the Castell de Montgri, and the spectacular gardens of Cap Roig. There are various markets to explore, vineyards to visit and slightly further away the Dali Museum in Figueres; whilst the vibrant city of Barcelona is less than 2 hours away.
For the more energetic there are no fewer than 5 golf courses nearby; you can play tennis; follow a number of planned walking and cycling itineraries; go scuba diving; enjoy all manner of water sports; hire a boat and explore the coast; or just relax soaking up the sun on one of the beautiful beaches for which the area is renowned.
Named after the tamarisk trees that surrounded its bays, Tamariu is a charming small resort with a crescent of golden sandy beach, which is set on a sparkling bay between majestic tree clad hillsides. It is popular with families, beach lovers and those seeking water sports, walkers, cyclists and divers, and is renowned for its excellent fish restaurants which are set on the promenade overlooking the beach and sea.
Holidays here are relaxed, lunches are long and the evenings are late but fairly quiet. The paseo is the prelude to the evening meal with longer walks along the coast for the more serious hiker, along the ancient Cami de Ronda exploring the beautiful scenery and the many coves.
There are many local festivals in the surrounding towns and villages – the main event being the Catalan Festa de St Joan on 23 and 24 June which is marked all over the region with bonfires and firework parties.