Christmas In Spain
4 nights. December 2018. From £649.00.
Leave behind the cold and grey. Spend the festive season on Spain's beautiful Costa Brava, enjoying Christmas with all the trimmings in the four-star Alegria Pineda Splash Hotel, situated in the pretty and historic seaside town of Pineda de Mar. You'll visit Barcelona on Christmas Eve and, on Christmas Day, tour the dramatic 'Wild Coast'.
Pineda de Mar lies in the heart of a picturesque coastline of rocky coves, quaint fishing villages, golden beaches and attractive resorts; an area that's especially beautiful in the winter time, when the summer crowds have long gone. The town has a good selection of shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants as well as squares and gardens to explore.
Tour Highlights And InclusionsA full-day visit to Barcelona
A Wild Coast tour on Christmas Day
A four-course Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine per person
A buffet dinner on Christmas Day
Four nights' dinner, bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the four-star Alegria Pineda Splash Hotel, Pineda de Mar
Return flights to Barcelona
Return airport-to-hotel transfers
One piece of hold luggage per person
The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Single rooms are available for a supplement
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day OneFly to Barcelona and transfer to the Alegria Pineda Splash Hotel, where you will start your delightful festive break.
Day Two (Christmas Eve)Barcelona is one of Europe's 'must-see' cities. Gaudi's La Sagrada Familia, the Gothic Quarter, renowned pedestrian street La Rambla and sites of the 1992 Olympic Games are amongst its highlights. Hunt for last-minute gifts in a famous shopping mecca, and discover delightful Catalan Christmas traditions.
In the evening, you'll enjoy a special Christmas Eve meal at your hotel.
Day Three (Christmas Day)Celebrate Christmas Day with a tour of the beautiful 'Wild Coast' of quaint fishing towns and dramatic coastline, then return to the hotel. Relax and enjoy a magical Christmas Day as the celebrations continue with a festive Christmas lunch with wine, as well as a buffet dinner and music this evening.
Day FourAn optional excursion today brings the chance to visit the fabled monastery at Montserrat. A centuries-old place of pilgrimage, the mountainside monastery is accessible by a winding road, rack railway or cable car, and the views from its lofty perch are outstanding.
Day FiveTransfer to the airport for check-in and your return flight. Back to top
AccommodationAlegria Pineda Splash
The modern, four-star Alegria Pineda Splash Hotel is situated about 350 metres from the beach and the town centre.
There is a lift to all floors, a 24-hour front desk, a bar, a snack bar, a buffet style restaurant, pool tables, a table tennis table, a sun terrace and a computer zone.
Each of the 264 rooms is decorated in peaceful, neutral colours and features a bathroom with a shower, a balcony, a security deposit box, a hairdryer, TV and a mini-bar. There are also accessible rooms for the less able.Back to top
Hotel transfer timesThe transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.
Combining hotel transfersWe sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.
European Christmas Closing TimesShops in Europe will generally be closed from early afternoon on Christmas Eve until 27th December.
Special requirementsIf you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
Disabled accessThe majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Itinerary changesOccasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure. Back to top