Roses is a town in the Comarca of the Alt Emporda in Catalonia, Spain. It is located in the end of the northern coast of the Gulf of Roses and is an important fishing port.
It is the largest holiday resort town on the North of Costa Brava and most of its visitors who come to the area are drawn to the Port of Roses which was founded by the ancient Greeks.
Today the port of Roses still hosts a few remnants of its long history beside a crumbling citadel and a few sections of the city walls.
The harbor town nearby where there were once a handful of British sailors repulsing an attack by Napoleon is today a beautiful resort, rising from the tiers of a busy harbor and a few miles of man-made sandy beaches which get crowded with holidaymakers coming for its fantastic water sports activities.
The town of Roses is famous in the area for its spectacular sunsets over the Gulf of Roses and is also a renowned yacht charter destination.
Port Roses offers more than 485 berths for yachts measuring up to 45 m in length, it is a major attraction in the area and attracts many yacht charter visitors every year.
A yacht charter trip to Roses promises to be an unforgettable sailing experience where you would not have time to get bored even for a single minute during your vacations in this part of Spain.
You will find numerous shops near the beachfront area and there are also some good markets around the town center that sell locally-made souvenirs likes local jewelries, leather goods and numerous rare fabrics.
You will also find numerous restaurants nearby where you can taste the local Catalan cuisine. It is recommended to try the famous Suquet de Peix, a stew made from fresh fish and shellfish.
Roses is also well-known in the area for its bustling nightlife and you will have the opportunity to try every option from live flamenco music to the thumping house clubs.
Nature lovers can enjoy the bird watching and some other wildlife spotting with the several observatories and animal centers in the area.