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Calella is a destination you can enjoy all year round. Located in the heart of the Costa del Maresme, which is also the start of the Costa Brava, Calella has excellent train, bus and highway connections with the cities of Barcelona and Girona. Calella is the perfect destination for those who love the sea and its crystal-clear waters, good food, culture and outdoor activities.

The Beaches of Calella

Discover the magnificent beaches of Calella, which have been awarded the ICTE Q for Quality since 2004 and also boast the European Blue Flag. Calella is known for its quiet beaches with golden sand, crystal-clear waters and the privileged temperature of the Mediterranean Sea. The beaches include showers, security and surveillance services and beach bars. Some even have sports areas. They are all within walking distance from the hotel Kaktus Playa (2 to 15 minutes).

Leisure and Culture

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Calella is the perfect place in which to lose yourself strolling through its streets while enjoying the town’s many charms, shopping in its more than 500 shops and exploring its more than 2km-long pedestrian street. Calella is also the ideal place in which to discover special places like its squares, parks and seaside promenades.

What’s more, Calella is a must for lovers of good food: bars and restaurants offering a wide range of cuisines, tapas tastings and gourmet shops abound. You can’t miss a visit to the weekly markets that you’ll find on Riera Capaspre and in front of the Municipal Market.

Hotel Kaktus Playa
Hotel Kaktus Playa

If you are also looking for high-end shops and luxury brands, remember that La Roca Village and Barcelona are only 30 and 45 minutes away from Calella, respectively.

For music, theatre and nightlife lovers, Calella is the perfect place as it regularly hosts many popular festivals and events, such as La Festa Major de la Minerva, L’Aplec de la Sardana, the Jazz Festival, the NEC Music Festival, The Screamin’ Festival, the Renaissance Fair and the Calella Film Festival, to name a few.

Hotel Kaktus Playa


Calella was consolidated in 2009 as a Sports Tourism Destination: every year it hosts numerous national and international events and receives thousands of tourists looking for a combination of sport and relaxation. Its nice weather, specialised services and facilities, and tourist attractions all make Calella an ideal sports destination.

  • Athletics tracks, swimming pools, the Crol Centre sports facility, beach volleyball and football, 15km of urban training circuits, basketball, handball, tennis…
  • Golf courses just a few minutes away by car, such as the Golf Llavaneres Club or the Sant Vicenç de Montalt Golf Club.
  • Nordic Walking: Calella is included in the network of certified Nordic walking routes.
  • Hiking, jogging and mountain biking in the Montnegre Natural Park.
  • And let’s not forget the sporting events that take place in Calella:
  • Ironman Barcelona
  • Ironman Barcelona 70.3
  • International Handball Tournament
  • International Table Tennis Tournament of Catalonia
  • First and last stage of the Volta a Catalunya bicycle race
  • Costa Barcelona Half Marathon