The classic and the contemporary seamlessly combine in the vibrant and venerated town of Castell-Platja d’Aro; the evocative maze of medieval architectures constitutes up the Old Town, while buzzing bars and refined restaurants decorate the stylish streets of the modern area. A stunning seafront location and rich cultural charisma make Castell-Platja d’Aro one of the Mediterranean’s most delightful holiday destinations.
The Old Town’s architectural centrepiece is undoubtedly Benedormiens Castle; an imposing example of Romanesque authority steeped in intriguing history and considered the town’s origin. After remarkable renovations during the 1970s, the castle is now a prominent cultural centre in which art exhibitions and cultural events are regularly held.
Ensure you spend an afternoon exploring the silken sands and secret coves of the town’s beautiful beachfront; verdant beauty frames the coastal treasures that seem to stretch interminably along the curve, showcasing white sands and crystal clear waters.
Immerse yourself in the eclectic and eerie interior of the Castell d’Aro Doll Museum, a captivating collection of over 800 dolls from around the world. Doll making developments are detailed in interactive exhibits and the doll’s transformation from luxury object to traditional toy are also explored in enthralling and informative displays.
Located in the heart of the town’s cosmopolitan and contemporary centre and hailed as the town’s finest restaurant, Restaurante de Fabula Mediterranea offers gastronomes a refined taste of sumptuous Spanish fare; specialising in sizzling steaks, sublime seafood and delectable deserts, the warm atmosphere and picturesque presentation of this excellent eatery is guaranteed to impressive discerning diners seeking something a little different. (Avinguda Cavall Bernat 92, Platja d'Aro)