Caring for body and mind

Whether it’s just for a few hours or a longer getaway, spending time on yourself and unwinding from your everyday routine is essential for achieving integral wellbeing.

Having time to yourself to care for both your body and mind is not just a luxury but a necessity if you want to regain the inner balance disturbed by the hectic demands of everyday life. Girona and the Costa Brava are the ideal place to get away from it all and spend some time resting, relaxing and looking after yourself or to take a break with a pleasurable wellness experience.

Both inland and on the coast, Girona has historic thermal and minero-medicinal water spas, urban spas, luxury hotels and spas that offer personalised therapeutic, beauty and relaxation treatments to regain energy and restore vitality or simply to give you the chance to unwind for a couple of hours and recover after an adventure or active tourism experience.

You can also try your hand at yoga by the sea or in natural settings, go forest bathing, begin mindfulness lessons with expert professionals, set aside a few hours for a relaxing or therapeutic massage, pamper your skin with natural beauty treatments, or have a steam bath or a sauna in the numerous hotels that include activities designed to improve physical wellbeing and reduce stress and mental fatigue in comprehensive wellness facilities.

Girona has numerous  places for unwinding from  the stress of everyday life.

Business tourism

The province of Girona and the Costa Brava boast a comprehensive range of conference centres and unique venues, from hotels to medieval castles and large remote country farmhouses, all of which are fully equipped to meet businessmen’s and professionals’ needs for business trips, conventions, company meetings and incentive trips.

Combining golf and wellbeing

Girona is home to eight of the best golf courses in Catalonia and to the Par3 pitch & putt in Gualta, all of which are equipped to host top international competitions and to welcome all sorts of players, whatever their level. Amid the aroma of pine trees from the Mediterranean woodland or facing the sea, numerous hotels and holiday resorts also offer the chance to combine playing golf all year round with the luxury and pleasure of using their comprehensive wellness facilities providing endless options: from treatments with grape products to sensory routes in thermal swimming pools, saunas, Jacuzzis, footbaths, massages and treatments based on oils and natural active ingredients.

On the Costa Brava and throughout the Girona Pyrenees, besides a comprehensive range of health and wellbeing options, you’ll also find all sorts of facilities for taking part in any sports activity that you care to think of.

Girona is exciting

An inviting city

Walk across the bridges over the Onyar river to enjoy the bright colours of the houses lining its banks, wander around the Jewish quarter, admire the treasures in the cathedral or look up at the high ribbed vaults of the imposing church of Sant Feliu, gaze down on the city from the top of the old city walls or just stroll in the shade of the thousands of century-old plane trees in the Devesa park. These are all experiences that you are bound to find enthralling.

Girona city is the capital of the province and offers not only an unforgettable aesthetic experience but also a wide variety of cultural and artistic options all year round, with museums, permanent and temporary art exhibitions, all sorts of music festivals, and international theatre festivals attracting top European companies. If you then add first-rate hotels and the promise of great restaurants serving superb cuisine, then there can be no doubt that it is worth spending as much time in the city as you can.