Situated in the Province of Tarragona is the coastal town of Sant Carles de la Ràpita. This Catalonian traditional Spanish seaside town is growing in popularity at a tourist destination thanks to its beautiful beaches, two marinas and a variety of bars and restaurants.
The town is located at the mouth of the Port dels Alfacs lagoon, part of the Ebro Delta which is one of the largest wetland areas in the western Mediterranean. Overlooking the town is the Serra Del Montsià mountain range, standing at 750 metres high.
Sant Carles de la Rapita is a popular destination for sailors and recreational boaters looking to explore the Med and Balearic Islands. The town is located about halfway between Barcelona and Valencia and is a popular starting point for those heading over to Mallorca, Ibiza, and Menorca.
Fishing is an important trade to the town along with the production of rice and salt.
We only had the pleasure of staying the one night in Sant Carles at Hotel del Port, a lovely little hotel situated just yards from the seafront and which served probably the best continental breakfast we have had to date! It cost us just 59 euros for the night and we would highly recommend it.
VIDEO: Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spain
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