Located on the southern end of the Costa Brava, Malgrat de Mar is a charming holiday resort offering excellent sandy beaches and clear waters for swimmers and aqua sports enthusiasts. L'Astillero beach serves the main hotel area and and is very crowded in height season. The beach of Tordera is the largest and least crowded. Water sports activities include pedal boats, water skiing, fishing and scuba diving. The beautiful architecture of the town reflects its long history. The old castle, El Castell, on the top of the hill, surrounded by a beautiful park, well worths a visit. The 16th century church of St. Nicolau is known as the Cathedral of the Coast. Malgret de Mar can be explored using the mini road train. The Activ Natur adventure park in nearby Santa Susana provides assault courses with varying degrees of difficulty, catering for children, teen and adults.