Tips for traveling to Lloret de Mar this 202213.01.2022
Lloret de Mar is one of the best destinations to enjoy the Costa Brava throughout the year. If this 2022 you want to organize a trip to this coastal town, in this post you will find some recommendations to help you plan your getaway.
Before starting with the tips, we want to give you some basic information about this population.
The official languages of Lloret de Mar are Catalan and Spanish, although due to the tourist nature of the population many people speak other languages such as English, French or German.
The currency used in Lloret de Mar and in the rest of Spain is the official currency in the European Union, the euro (€). It can be exchanged at savings banks, ATMs and other exchange offices in the city.
The climate is usually warm and mild during most of the year, without great variations in temperature in the different seasons. The hottest months (maximums of 30º and minimums of 16º) are the months of July and August, while the coldest (maximums of 15º and minimums of 3º) are the months of January and February.
How to get to Lloret de Mar
The city of Lloret de Mar is located in the south of the Costa Brava, in the province of Girona, in La Selva region. It is located 80 kilometers from Barcelona, 40 kilometers from Girona and 130 kilometers from Perpignan.
If you come by plane, train or boat and do not have a car, we recommend using the bus, as this will allow you to get to Lloret de Mar from large cities such as Girona and Barcelona and their respective airports. Another option to get around more easily is to take a taxi, as Lloret de Mar has 4 stops with an extensive fleet of between four and seven seats that provides service 24 hours a day.
How to get around Lloret de Mar
There are different ways of getting around Lloret de Mar. The city center can be easily explored on foot or by bicycle (you can find bike lanes in the Rieral area and the Fenals neighborhood), although if you need to move to areas further away from the downtown, you should consider the option of taking a bus.
LloretBus is the regular and urban transport service of the city of Lloret de Mar operated by Sagalés that serves a population of about 37,000 inhabitants. It has a total of 5 regular lines that connect the city center with the main points of interest (educational and medical centers, tourist attractions, sports areas and shopping areas), perfect for moving to the places furthest from the city center like the Gardens of Santa Clotilde, Cala Canyelles or the beach of Santa Cristina.
Visit the LloretBus website to check timetables, lines and ticket prices.
In the town of Lloret de Mar you will find three information offices. One located at the entrance of the town (Avinguda de les Alegries, 3), another in the Maritime Museum (Passeig Camprodon i Arrieta, 1) and a third in the bus station (Avinguda Vila de Blanes, 37), both first certified with the Q for Tourist Quality.
In summer, during the months of July and August, this tourist information service is increased with a stand on the Fenals seafront (Pg. Ferran Agulló, s/n).
Check the following link to take a look at the opening hours of the information offices.
Business hours and meals
The business hours in Spain are a little different from other European countries. The shops in Lloret de Mar open from Monday to Saturday around 9:00 a.m./10:00 a.m. and close for lunch between 1:00 p.m./1:30 p.m.; and in the afternoon, they open around 4:00 p.m. and close around 8:00 p.m./8:30 p.m. In summer, many shops open until 11:00 p.m. (maximum time allowed for business closing). Pubs and music bars close around 3:00 a.m. and discos around 5:00 a.m. In the case of public administrations and banks, the hours are usually intensive (until 2:00 p.m.).
It should also be borne in mind that meal times in Spain are usually later than in any other European country. Breakfast is usually between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., lunch between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and dinner between 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Therefore, when going to a restaurant you should think that they are adapted to these same schedules.
Routes in Lloret de Mar
Since 2006, Lloret de Mar has been certified as "Sports Tourism Destination" by the Catalan Tourism Agency in the disciplines of football, athletics, swimming, team sports, triathlon and cycling.
This city is perfect for practicing outdoor sports, as it has 9 km of coastline and 27 km2 of forest area, as well as an excellent Mediterranean climate, with mild temperatures and long hours of sunshine almost all year round.
If you want to discover the best routes to do on foot, swimming or by bike in Lloret de Mar, don't miss the Rosamar Hotels Wikiloc, where you will find multiple proposals for all levels that you can do alone or in the company of your family.
Lloret de Mar beaches
The municipality of Lloret de Mar, located in the south of the Costa Brava, boasts several urban beaches and hidden coves that make it a perfect holiday destination to go with family, couples or friends.
If you are looking for a beach near the city center, Lloret de Mar beach and Fenals beach are your best option, but if you prefer a quieter beach, you can take a look at Santa Cristina beach. If you want to experience the true essence of the coves of the Costa Brava, you can visit Sa Caleta, Cala Canyelles, Sa Boadella, Cala Treumal or Cala Banys.
Still not sure which beach best suits your needs? Don't worry, you can find more information about it in our post about the beaches and coves of Lloret de Mar.
Book hotel in advance
Especially during the summer months, it is advisable to book a hotel in advance if you are going to travel to Lloret de Mar.
Rosamar Hotels has five hotels, located a few steps from Lloret de Mar Beach and the center of the municipality. Rosamar Es Blau (+16) and Rosamar Maxim (+18) hotels, for adults only, and Rosamar Marítim, Rosamar Garden Resort and Rosamar & Spa hotels, perfect for traveling with family or friends.
In addition, with the Early Booking Offer you can enjoy a 10% discount on a minimum stay of three nights at Rosamar Hotels.
This 2022, enjoy your stay in Lloret de Mar with Rosamar Hotels!