Playa del Portitxol

Along the Paseo de Ampurias, we find this beautiful beach surrounded by rocks and green forest. la Playa del Portitxol de l'Escala is another small jewel of the Costa Brava

Cala Portitxol beach

This beach is considered one of the most beautiful of the Costa Brava’s and is located about a kilometer and a half from the center of L’Escala, next to the remains of the ancient Greek port of Empuries, in a beautiful setting, protected by rock formations and pine forests that reach the shore.

portitxol beach
The beach is equipped with all sorts of amenities, chairs and awnings rental, lifeguard, disabled access and nearby, there is a wide range of cuisines.


For its beauty and the quality of its services, Playa del Portitxol de l’Escala has been awarded the Blue Flag of the European Union.
Access to the beach is done from the Paseo de las Dunas, a footpath just over 2 km long along the coast and L’Escala connects with the pretty medieval village of SantMartíd’Empúries . So, if you fancy a stroll, this is a perfect opportunity where you can see beautiful panoramic beaches, rock formations and the ruins.
If you like snorkeling, do not forget to bring you glasses and tubes, as its rock formations on one side of the beach is a good place to practice.




Information about Portitxol beach in l’Escala:

Length: 230m
Widht: 15m
Type of sand:Fine sand
Promenade: Yes
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Pictures by @visitlescala