Blanes — long a favorite Costa Brava seaside resort for locals from Barcelona and elsewhere in Catalonia — has been spared the tourist excesses that for many people have spoiled Lloret de Mar, the popular tourist hotspot to the north.
S’Abanell — in Blanes — is the longest beach in Blanes, and one of the longest beach along the entire Costa Brava.
This beach is popular with tourists and locals alike.
The beautiful cove of Sant Francesc in Blanes, Costa Brava, is home to a fantastic beach.
A guide to the beaches of Blanes, Costa Brava
Bathers at a popular beach in Blanes were briefly prohibited from going into the water after several stingrays had been spotted.
The animals are rarely seen near the coast.
Besides giving the waterfront a new look, the upgrade is also expected to solve the recurring problems of low levels of sand — as well as other storm damage — at S’Abanell beach.