Gran Beach, also known as simply the Tossa beach (Platja Gran / Gran Playa) is the Central and most lively beach of Tossa de Mar.
The beach is directly at the centre of Tossa de Mar.
The beach lies at the foot of a rocky hill, which is the most iconic landmark in Tossa's medieval old town surrounded by a fortified wall with guard towers (Vila Velha / Vila Vella).
The silhouette that emerges of the old town and the Playa Gran, is without doubt one of the most vivid and photographic, on the Costa Brava. Read more about the castle of Tossa de Mar...
From the opposite side of the castle (North-East), Playa Grande is bordered with a rocky beach, del Reig.
The Grand beach awarded "Blue flag".
The length of the beach is 380 meters, and its average width is 60 meters.
On the beach of coarse sand of light color. The beach cleanup is done daily. Sea water is clean and clear.
In the high beach season on the beach has all the necessary infrastructure to enjoy the sun and the sea with total comfort.
On the beach: sun loungers and parasols (cost 7 Euros for a sunbed or umbrella; 19,50 Euro for two sunbeds and an umbrella), showers and toilets, rubbish bins, there are decks for ease of movement, rescue centers and first aid, beach cafes and restaurants as well as a dedicated area for water activities.
From the South-Eastern part of the beach near the foot of the hill and the old town, the boats on which you can take boat trips to neighbouring resorts (Lloret de Mar, Blanes, Malgrat de Mar, etc.) or to visit the coves of the East coast and to snorkel. The cost of shore excursions starts from 15 Euro.
Find all necessary information about a sea voyage and tickets can be purchased at kiosks located at the beach.
Along the promenade: cafes and restaurants, places to stay, hotels and apartments, car Parking rent a car in Spain...
The Central part of the beach (closer to the Eastern edge), near the waterfront, stop for the tourist train, where you can explore Tossa de Mar. The journey is 45 minutes. Ticket price 6€, concessions 3.50 Euros.
Close to the beach and promenade, near the ring road, located tourist information centre and Park area with Playground.
Where to stay near Playa Gran
The 4-star Diana features a terrace with sea views, free Wi-Fi, rooms with air conditioning and heating.
In some room rates includes: Breakfast or Breakfast and dinner.
The 2-star hotel Cap d'or, located on the beach at the foot of the old town.
Hotel rooms with free Wi-Fi and private bathrooms. The property features a restaurant and a terrace. Room rates include Breakfast.
The 2-star-Capri restaurant with a bar, a terrace and free toiletries.
Apartment Lets Holidays Sa Palma with a seasonal communal swimming pool, a sun terrace, free Wi-Fi and private Parking.
The apartment has a living and dining area. The kitchen includes a toaster, a microwave, a refrigerator and a coffee machine.
Edificio Tropicana with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchenette with a dishwasher, a living area with a sofa, a TV, a washing machine and a private bathroom with a shower and a Hairdryer.
All accommodation in Tossa de Mar you can view and book here