Lloret de Mar was once a fisherman’s village. Lloret de Mar is a fine combination of modernity and history. Lloret de Mar holds its Catalan charm well with the old traditional town and pine clad coastline and liveliness. Due to its ideal position on the coast, Lloret de Mar has all water sports on offer for tourists. There also good choices for shopping and best buys are of leather and linen. For night birds, Lloret de Mar is the place to be in. In the daytime, visitors can laze on the beach and indulge in amazing water activities and as the sun goes down discos and bars light up. There are about 500 bars and 30 clubs with wild and live party themes to groove like bingo, karaoke, foam parties and Flamenco shows, etc. Lloret de Mar has space and entertainment for all such as go-karting, bungee-jumping, bowling and horse-riding. There are also theme parks such as Waterworld and Marineland along with boat trips along the coastline to choose from.
Lloret de Mar is located in the southern part of the Costa Brava and is a Mediterranean coastal town. It is 40 kilometers away from its Province, Gerona and 70 kilometers away from Barcelona. It comes under the Comarca of Selva in Catalonia and is easily accessible from all big and known places. Being the second largest town in Selva, Lloret de Mar houses approximately 40,000 inhabitants and is a very popular tourist destination. What is commendable is the Blue Flag award attained by Lloret de Mar’s main beach for cleanliness. Lloret de Mar also boasts of a rocking nightlife attracting young and vibrant crown from the whole of Europe. Lloret de Mar is the place to be for holiday goers. Lloret de Mar is not only exciting in terms of entertainment, but holds a rich history too. Lloret de Mar’s history dates back to third century BC. Archaeologists have found remains of Iberian and Roman civilization at various sites in Lloret de Mar with first references made in the documents of 966 as Loredo.
In Lloret de Mar, it is advisable and a norm to leave 5 to 10 percent tip. When tipping, always remember to tip those who have served you including your taxi driver, waiter, bartender, toilet attendant and hotel staff that have helped you.