Calafell is ranked as a top family holiday destination along the Catalan coast. Remote workers, especially those traveling with kids will be happy to have this as a stop on the coliving adventure map.
This is truly a great stop as a family destination. During the high season, there are workshops for kids along with shows featuring puppets and theatre. There are even family dance classes. Calafell Aventurea is an amusement park for kids - entree is free and attractions are pay-per-use.
Local landmarks include the Iberian Citadel, Cassa Barral, and Santa Creu Castle. The beaches are spectacular and the water is generally quite calm and easy for swimming. Day or weekend trips are easy with Barcelona 40 miles north and Valencia 180 miles to the south.
Although it’s a small town, locals and tourists alike love to eat so there are many dining options around town in all price ranges.
The climate here is perfect. With the sea, temperatures don't fluctuate much during the day. Daytime highs range from the low 60s in the winter to the high 80s in the summer. The summers are warm and sunny and with under an inch of rain per month. Summer months are certainly what bring most digital nomads to coliving spaces here.
Having a vehicle is ideal for getting around town - be sure to pay attention to the one-way streets. It’s also good to find a dedicated parking space as it does get pretty busy.
Here are some fun facts about Calafell:
- The Santa Creu Castle was fortified in the 11th century - you can see what remains of it, including some tombs
- Calafell has over 3 miles of uninterrupted beach, which is divided into three beaches: Playa de Calafell, Playa de Segur Coindre and Beach, and Lake Mas Mel