Malgrat de Mar is a fairly lively resort popular with families and young couples. It is important for families to ensure that children are accompanied at all times as the railway is only protected by a low barrier. The transfer time for this resort is around 1 hour meaning you have plenty of time to look at the surrounding scenery and get an understanding for the location of the resort. The beach in Malgrat de Mar is long and covered with fine pale sands and blue seas. You will find sunbeds and parasols at the beach, however during peak times these are grabbed quickly. Most of the accommodation in Malgrat de Mar is made up of 2-3-star hotels. You will also find some apartments for those who prefer a self-catering option.
There is no shortage of beach activities in the resort. You will find windsurfing, jet-skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling among others. If you'd prefer to stay out of the water then why not try tennis, horse-riding or even quad biking. If this still is not enough for you then head to the nearby resort of Calella for more. Excursions are very popular in Malgrat de Mar and you have the opportunity to visit the water park, go on historical tours, play golf, see dolphins, shop in Barcelona or even visit the zoo.
Malgrat de Mar has many bars for you to try as well as around half a dozen nightclubs. You will find cocktails, karaoke and music, however the resort is not as lively as others. Most of the restaurants can be found by the seafront and here you will find Chinese, Italian, British, Spanish and seafood. There are plenty of places to shop in the town that offer cheap designer clothing as well as jewellery, electronic goods and shoes. There are also plenty of places to shop for souvenirs should you need to. The buses in Malgrat de Mar are reliable and regular. They take you into other resorts such as Barcelona and Calella so you can go sight seeing, shopping, or just laze around on a different beach.
The average temperature in Malgrat de Mar is around 22°C, however it can reach 30°C during the summer. On average, you will find that you get around 12 hours of sunshine a day during the summer, with this amount halving in the winter. July and August tend to be the hottest months so if you want it a bit milder then it is best to visit in May or June. There is barely any rain in Malgrat de Mar, and it mainly falls between September and February, with December being the wettest month. During the autumn, the temperatures tend to be around 21-24°C and in winter they drop to 16°C.