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Things to do in Roses, Spain

Roses is essentially a Mediterranean location and has a strong maritime and touristic tradition. Roses has a rich and unique natural landscape and its located in the north of the Costa Brava. Roses offers a coast of contrasts, with cliffs and coves of transparent water, sandy beaches and shallow waters ideal for families and for water sports.

The cuisine of Roses straddles between tradition and creativity, with a solid basis in fresh fish, ranging from the traditional “suquet” fish stew to Ferran Adrià’s brilliant creations. Visit Roses and be surprised by its charm!.
Beaches

LA NOVA BEACH

Located in the town of Roses, this beach takes from the jetty of the Riera Ginjolers to the Rec d’en Forquilla. This beach is about 450 meters of fine sand and clear shallow water. Adjacent to the beach is the promenade overlooking the Bay of Roses. This beach was awarded in 2003 the quality ISO 14001 and EMAS environmental certificate.
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CALA CALIS

Creek next to Cala Montjoi. It is considered a small extension of this, because the separation is only a few reefs that tear the sea. The water becomes deep quickly. Since 2009 has the European EMAS environmental certification and the international ISO 14,001.
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CALA CALITJÀS

This small bay of 110m, surrounded by cliffs and transparent waters, is between the coves of Montjoi and La Pelosa about 14 km from the centre town. It can be reached on foot from the sandy road that runs from Cala Montjoi to Cala Jòncols. The sand is medium grained and grey sand. The water becomes deep quickly.
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CALA JÒNCOLS

Virgin cove, wild and rugged landscape of cliffs, situated 18 km from Roses. Reached by a coastal road that runs along the entire coast, passing behind Cape Norfeu and finishing at Cala Jòncols cove. The water becomes deep quickly. Ideal for scuba diving. Since 2009 it has the European environmental certification EMAS and the international ISO 14,001.
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CALA MONTJOI

Wide and busy beach, ideal for providing shelter for the boats and scuba diving. Situated 12 km from Roses and access to the same coastal road leading to the Cala Jòncols. The water becomes deep quickly, Since 2009 has the European EMAS environmental certification and the international ISO 14,001.
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CALA MURTRA

Cove located about 10 km from the town, lonely and with wild landscape. As the Rustella creek, difficult to access by land, for this reason has become a small paradise for those who have access to boats. This cove is authorised to practice nudism. Since 2009 has the European EMAS environmental certification and the international Certificate ISO 14,001.
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CALA RUSTELLA

It’s a small cave with difficult access by land. The easiest access is by sea. It’s virgin and surrounded by cliffs. Located about 10 km from Roses. Since 2009 has the European EMAS environmental certification and the international ISO 14,001.
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CANYELLES PETITES BEACH

The Canyelles Petites beach is a semi urban beach located in a residential neighbourhood of the same name, about 3 km from the town of Roses, taking the road from the lighthouse to the Almadrava beach. It is a golden sandy beach, with crystal clear waters and sandy ground, about 350 meters long and 25 meters wide. Beach enjoying success among swimmers because it is sheltered from the Tramuntana wind. This beach was certified in 2003 with an Environmental Quality System EMAS and ISO 14001.
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ALMADRAVA BEACH

Residential semi-urban beach that is about 5 km from Roses, taking the coastal road from the city center to Almadrava beach. It is a sandy beach and deep blue water. It has a length of 500 meters and a width of 25 meters and rest sheltered of the Tramuntana wind. This beach has the quality ISO 14001 and EMAS Environmental Certificate since 2003.
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CALA PELOSA

This cove is protected by Cape Norfeu and enjoys more popular tradition of Roses. Cala located 15 km from the town, following the same coastal road that leads to Jòncols cove. The water becomes deep quickly. Since 2009 it has the European environmental certification EMAS and the international ISO 14,001.
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SALTA BEACH

Beach located on the coastline of the neighbourhood of the same name, which offers a local shopping area, entertainment, food and lodging. This beach is approximately 500 m long, sandy and shallow and clear water, which makes it one of the busiest beaches. Behind the beach is the promenade, where you can enjoy doing different activities such as walking, cycling or playing marbles, among others. Beach certified according to European regulation EMAS and international ISO 14,001, with the promenade in the summer of 2003.
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SANTA MARGARIDA BEACH

Beach extended from Salatar to the mouth of the Santa Margarita residential marina. It's a long, broad beach, about 550 meters approximately, with a fine golden sand and clear water and shallow. It is a very frequented beach, the most part of people are foreigners, as many of them have their second home in the urbanization of Santa Margarita. This area is an important tourist center, consisting mainly of a marina of more than 15 kms of navigable waterways and a large and varied cuisine, shopping, entertainment and an intense nightlife. Adjacent to the beach are the promenade, there is a square with benches to overlook the Aiguamolls Natural Park. Since 2003 has the European EMAS environmental certification and the international ISO 14,001.