Located on the beach of s'Agaró, between the villages of Sant Feliu de Guíxols and Playa de Aro, on the Costa Brava coast. S'Agaró and its picturesque town centre are part from the municipality of Castell-Platja d'Aro. An issue from the idea to build a summer residential area of "novecentista" style that was assigned to the prestigious architect Rafael Masó.

This captivating city centre has been declared Bien Cultural de Interés Nacional, and it is one of the main tourist attraction in the town, with its little coves and beaches.

The natural environment of S'Agaró also has a fantastic coastal road, considered the most beautiful one in Costa Brava.


S'Agaró and Hostal de La Gavina have been the stage and vacation spot for many personalities from the world of politics, culture and the arts. Since the early 1950's famous Hollywood movies like "Pandora" with Ava Gardner, "Suddenly Last Summer" with Elizabeth Taylor or "Mr. Arkadin" by Orson Welles were shot among others. This made Hostal de La Gavina a meeting place of many famous movie stars and gave way to more recent actors like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson or Robert De Niro.

On the political scene, La Gavina was frequented by world leaders such as Lord Selwyn Lloyd, former British Chancellor, in love with S'Agaró and the Ensesa family, or Clark Chichester Clark, former prime minister of Northern Ireland, Aziz Sedki vice prime Minister of Egypt or Giscard d'Estaing from France. It has also been visited by the Kings of Spain on several occasions.

Culture has been a protagonist of La Gavina's history. Numerous artists, Nobel prize winners and other intellectuals have visited the Hotel not only for their holidays, but also as meeting point and for sound performances. Salvador Dalí, Josep Pla, Placido Domingo, Josep Carreras, Camilo Jose Cela, Octavio Paz, Salvador de Madariaga among many others have passed through the Hotel as well as others more recently, such as Santana or Lady Gaga.


  • The Garbí restaurant.
  • Spa zone.
  • The awesome rooms views.
  • The privileged location area.


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