Multiple family activities
in Calella de la Costa
The wide range of family activities throughout the year is one of the reasons why Calella is such an attractive tourist destination for families throughout Europe.
Free summer activities for guests of GHT hotels in Calella:
Kayak trip in Calella beach, next to the nautical club (from mid-June to September 11)
Inflatables on the beach (from mid-June to September 11)
Foam bath party on the beach (from mid-June to September 11, but temporarily canceled due to the lack of water)
Giant games on the beach (from mid-June to September 11)
Forest bathing in Parc Dalmau (from mid-June to September 11)
Swim and enjoy the sea discovering the local diversity (from mid-June to September 11)
Excursion to the lighthouse of Calella and the old watchtowers (from mid-June to September 11)
Visit to the anti-aircraft shelter (from mid-June to September 11)
20% discount for the MARAVENTURA park (from mid-June to September 11)
Tickets for the Tourism Museum, unique in the world
Free tickets for children up to 12 years for the Mar i Murtra Botanical Garden in Blanes
Free football-golf at ACTIV NATURA Park in Santa Susannna (only for long stay bookings of 4 nights o more)
*Ask us for information when you arrive at the hotel and we will inform you about the activities available during your holiday.
2023 Family tourism activities in Calella
Many free activities are organized in Calella from the end of June to the beginning of September, especially for those who want to enjoy a family holiday. The main family tourism activities in Calella are kayaking, foam baths (temporarily canceled due to the lack of water), beach inflatables, mini-club on the beach, beach salsa and aerobics classes, excursions to visit the lighthouse, excursions to visit the lighthouse and turrets, excursion to Rancho Bonanza or visit our museums,etc.
There is also the option of visiting Calella by taking the “carrilet”, the small train that runs through the city.
The activities of 2023 will be from 06.24 till 09.03
Unlimited Fun: a water park on the sea
From 11/6 to 12/9.
Schedule: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
10% discount for hotel guests using online purchase for the entrance tickets in www.parques-acuaticos.es with the special code ATCALELLA2022 or by scanning the QR code of the downloadable file.
Maraventura, on Garbí de Calella beach, was the first inflatable water park on the Catalonia coastline. It is a sports circuit of the American track type. It is 800 m² and is constantly monitored by lifeguards and monitors. Users who are 6 years of age and above or taller than 120 cm, must wear a life jacket.
Parc Dalmau, in the centre of Calella
The Parc Dalmau, awarded with the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and located in the centre of Calella, was created in 1928 by Jeroni Martorell. It is an ideal place for those who come to spend their holidays in Calella to enjoy the nature and tranquillity offered by the area’s charms.
It is approximately 18.4 hectares and is a magnificent natural space with Mediterranean gardens and abundant woods with pines and oaks. The Fuente de los Leones and Patio del Oso are in Can Pelayo wood and are part of architect Jeroni Martorell’s project. The Patio del Oso is in middle and has children's play and leisure area, and in summer it hosts the Encuentro de la Sardana and outdoor concerts.
Forest Bath - Experience in NATURE
We propose an itinerary to delve into the Mediterranean forest of the Dalmau de Calella park. To discover the history of the city while observing the landscape. Months of July and August. Find out at the Balmes and Marítim hotels in Calella!
Snorkel in open water
The open water swimmer and freediver from Calella, James Manresa, presents us this summer with a new activity that respects nature and the environment: Snorkeling in open water, a way to discover and enjoy the sea in a natural way.
This activity will be part of the free activities with wristband under reservation and confirmation and will take place on Tuesdays at 9.00am (from mid-June to early September). Inquire at the hotel reception.
Boat trip along the Calella coast
Enjoy a boat trip along Calella coast with Dofí Jet Boats. This company has a regular line of maritime passenger transport authorized by the Generalitat of Catalonia and offers boat trips by sea along the Barcelona coast passing through Calella.
It is a maritime company with more than 50 years’ experience in organizing excursions along the Catalan coast.
The "Carrilet" (little train) of Calella
Come and get to know Calella while taking a tour with the Carrilet, the small train that runs around the city.
The service is available daily (holidays included), with the following schedule:
Low season (March, April, May, October)
09:00 start Rierany Frares
13:45 end Jovara Estació
High season (June, July, August, September)
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. to 21:00 p.m.
The frequency is approximately every 25 minutes (subject to traffic).
Horse, donkey or cart riding
If your children and you want to enjoy a nature walk while you connect with animals, near Calella the whole family can do horse, donkey or cart riding.
Geocaching in Calella
Geocaching is an outdoor game of treasure hunt in the real world with the help of GPS devices. To participate you must download the free Geocaching application on your mobile and you will receive the specific coordinates where each of the treasures is hidden. With the help of the GPS you must go to the specific point where the "treasure" is hidden and find the cache or container hidden by other players.
Taking advantage of the 10 routes proposed by the Maresme iaia guide to discover the region as a family, a total of 10 treasures have been hidden, one of them in Calella, that link the 'iaia del Maresme' and sustainability.
How to play Geocaching?
- Download the free Geocaching application on your mobile.
- Find the cache that you have closer to or within the route you want to do.
- Follow the indicated coordinates and find caches with the hidden "treasure".
Calella weekly market
Enjoy Calella's weekly market every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Guide to family activities with "La iaia del Maresme"
Fishing and/or leisure ports near Barcelona
La Roca Village, brand outlet mall
In Roca Village you will find more than 100 luxury boutiques of national and international firms at reduced prices, up to 60% all year round.
And if you are a GHT Hotels guest you will have special benefits! Find out more at hotel reception.
Santa Susanna Activ Natura Park
The Activ Natura is an adventure park with circuits in the forest and zip lines. Also, in the same park you can enjoy other types of activities such as archery, laser combat, mountain bike circuits, football - golf... It’s the ideal place for families and frieds activities.
If you book on our official website, for any of our establishments, for a stay of more than 4 nights, you will have the possibility to enjoy a free football-golf activity.
Illa Fantasia, in Vilassar de Dalt
Illa Fantasia water park has swimming pools, water slides and attractions, plus an infinity of services: a picnic area, changing rooms, hammocks, supermarket, souvenirs, coffee shop, ice cream parlour, etc.
Port Aventura is a leisure complex located in Salou, Costa Dorada, where you can find incredible theme parks, a water park and themed hotels. Each day will become the best so far of your adventures! In Port Aventura, you will experience intense excitement, large doses of adrenaline, adventure and lots of family fun.