We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Medes Islands

Features Animals
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Spain
Phone Number:
+34 607 43 60 77
Website
Description:

A small archipelago of seven islets and coral reefs off the Costa Brava.

A small archipelago of seven islets and coral reefs off the Costa Brava.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 129.71*
and up
Private Tour: Medieval Costa Brava from Barcelona
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 18 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Natural Marine Park off the coast off L'Estartit

These islands are protected and cannot be landed upon, with the exception of one day in September, when a guided trip is organised. You can moor next to the islands for free... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Roxy r
,
Province of Girona, Spain

Similar Things to Do in Province of Girona

Add Photo Write a Review

18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3: English reviews
Province of Girona, Spain
Level Contributor
27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

These islands are protected and cannot be landed upon, with the exception of one day in September, when a guided trip is organised. You can moor next to the islands for free, if you have a boat, with buoys for all sizes. The snorkelling is excellent as the sea is teaming with fish. If you want to dive, licences are... More 

Helpful?
Thank Roxy r
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
2,459 reviews
1,376 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,282 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Only i km off the mainland,the seven outcrops are a paradise for divers and nature lovers with gulls,shags,hoopoes and cormorants in huge numbers. But its the underwater world that is more colourful by far,with corals of vivid colours forming mini-forests. Algae in shimmering shades and grasses have colonised the sandy sea bed close to the coast with heaps of marine... More 

Helpful?
Thank Eli B
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2013

The Islands are a reminder of what the mediterranean could be like if it was managed better. The fish life was in abundance and some huge fish as well. There are plenty of swim throughs and caverns , chimneys and tunnels to explore. The diving here is easy and suits any grade of diver . There are many dive operators... More 

Helpful?
Thank sean f

Travellers who viewed Medes Islands also viewed

L'Estartit, Costa Brava
Costa Brava, Province of Girona
 

Been to Medes Islands? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Medes Islands and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Medes Islands staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?