10 Places to live in Costa Brava

Costa Brava is in the Catalonia region of Spain, popular among tourists for it’s beautiful beaches and busy nightlife. The sunny climate is also a reason many visitors keep on coming back and why some don’t ever leave. If you are thinking of staying for longer than you intended, then uStore-it are here to help.

Below we’ve chosen 10 places to live in Costa Brava, ranging from those close to popular seaside resorts to some with family life in mind.


If you’re an inspiring artist then look at property in Cadaqués. Hometown to Salvador Dalí’s family, the historic fishing port has also inspired the likes of Pablo Picasso.


Once a small fishing village, Blanes has since become a popular Spanish seaside resort. If you’re looking for a holiday home, rather than a permanent move, then why not rent out a storage unit rather than having to pack for every trip.

Tossa de Mar

With 3 stunning beaches, Tossa de Mar has been recognised as a key Spanish holiday destination since the 1950’s. Some of the best nightclubs in Costa Brava are within the region, but you can still find somewhere quiet to live away from the noise.


The main airport for Cosa Brava is in Girona, making it in prime location for travelling on short haul flights across Europe.


Just outside of Girona is Tamariu, a family friendly Spanish village in Costa Brava. It’s also popular for sailing and kayaking, but if you don’t have room at home you can always keep your sailing equipment in storage!

Calella de Palafrugell

There’s a friendly atmosphere in Calella de Palafrugell, where you will easily find new friends if you decide to move to Costa Brava. With a handful of small beaches, you can relax during the day and take a gentle evening stroll at night.


When emigrating to Spain, for many it’s a bit like an extended holiday, so you may automatically gravitate to the popular seaside resorts. S’Agaro on the other hand is more of a residential town, one to keep in mind if you’re packing boxes and moving away from the tourists.


If you wish to continue off the beaten track in Costa Brava, Begur is hidden away. It’s also an easy commute for those working in Barcelona, given it only takes an hour to drive to the Catalan capital.


When it comes to embracing Catalan culture, then L’Escala stands proudly on the map. The residents celebrate traditional festivals, plus there are some interesting museums on your doorstep.

Lloret de Mar

Sometimes though people just want to party, so don’t expect a quiet life if you move to Lloret de Mar. It’s one of the most popular resorts on the Costa Brava, with travel agents offering package holidays during the summer months.

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