Palamos is town in Spain which lies in the Mediterranean region of Costa Brava and is located in the Comarca of Baix Emporda in the province of Girona and Catalonia.
Palamos is situated at the northern end of a large bay and is a popular spot for swimming, sailing and windsurfing. The town of Palamos is close to the coastal towns of the central Costa Brava, Palafrugell and Castell-Platja D’Aro, making it a perfect yacht charter destination.
The city of Palamos has 3 marinas, Club Nautic Costa Brava, Marina Palamos and Port de Palamos. All the 3 marinas are well-sheltered and provide a safe haven during the heavy weather even though the entrance may at times be tricky when there is the SW swell.
In Palamos, the beaches, the coves, the sailing facilities and the fishing port are the main attractions. The whole outline of the coast can be made out from the nearby massif of Les Gavarres which is a wonderful landscape for walking or enjoying numerous sports involving contact with nature.
During a yacht charter trip in Palamos, yacht charterers will have the opportunity to enjoy the pleasant coastal temperatures and numerous water sports activities offered in the peaceful waters with lots of beaches of fine sand.
There are also numerous beach bars, restaurants and lively promenades frame beaches like the Gran Playa, the Playa de la Fosca or the Playa del Castell which are worth-visiting.
For those who prefer more peaceful holidays, they can visit the clear water of rocky-bottomed coves like the Cala Margarida, the Cala S’Alguers and the Cala Canyers which are excellent diving spots.
The Cala Margarida is near one of Palamos marinas and it is surrounded by one of the most luxurious developments in the area.
There is also the fishing port which lies beside the historic center of the town that is worth seeing. Today the traditional fishing boats have been replaced by yachts.
You can also visit the Fishing Museum which will also bring you closer to one of the most important economic activities on the area of Baix Empordà coast.
Palamos also hosts a large number of international festivals on offer all over the summer season and it you want to spend a night out, you can also visit one of the numerous nightclubs where you can dance until dawn.