Since the beginnings of Tourism in the 60’s, Malgrat de Mar has hosted a family tourism that has been very well integrated with what the people offered them. Since then, many families have visited Malgrat enjoying a beach vacation that takes care of lodgings, children’s entertainment and especially security in all areas of the population.
This special attention focused on families has led Malgrat de Mar to receive the Family Tourism Destination stamp from the Catalan Tourism Agency in 2007, which distinguishes those municipalities that have special sensitivity at the time of their arrival. Host families with a certified offer of accommodation, restoration and leisure facilities for children. Nowadays, however, this distinction will be recognized under the name of “Platja en família” (Family Beach). The 60% of Tourism that arrives in Catalonia is familiar, and thus, Malgrat it is integrated among these populations that devote efforts to make visible their interest in this sector.
In Malgrat de Mar we have a wide program of activities for families, and during the summer months we have festivals that are also open to all audiences. This is the case with the “Fira d’Estiu” (Malgrat Summer Fair), in mid-July, on the Avinguda del Bon Pastor, and set in a marine setting, in which the visitor can enjoy demonstrations of crafts, children’s shows, crafts, havaneres, burned rom, children’s workshops, live music … And we also find activities of the most varied ones for the Festa de Sant Joan i Sant Pau in Malgrat of the remembrance of these saints in the 17th century to save themselves from the bubonic plague. One of the star activities that you can not miss this holiday is the traditional “Ball de morratxes”, a dance by the Esbart Dansaire Mar Blava.
To attend to kids in beach areas, the Miniclub is organized every year in the Astillero Beach during the months of July and August. It is a kids area with beach games for children from 4 to 12 years old. Visitors staying in town establishments will receive a bracelet at the reception to be able to enter it for free. You can go from Monday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., but above all do not miss on Fridays in the morning that there is a fantastic Foam Party!
Come to Malgrat de Mar and enjoy a Family Destination with all the guarantees of fun and safety!