Hostel in Tossa de Mar, Spain

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Get to know Tossa de Mar (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Tossa de Mar. To help you make friends with Tossa de Mar before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Tossa de Mar, a seaside town in the comarca (county) of Selva, Catalonia, was previously known as Tossa. Because of its location, it was officially renamed as Tossa de Mar, or Tossa of the Sea.

Like many towns in Catalonia, Tossa de Mar has a long history that dates back to the Neolithic period. Ancient Iberian tribes and Roman conquerors have settled in the town. Since then, the town has always been populated.

Among the most popular tourist attraction in Tossa de Mar is the archeological site of a Roman villa found in Ametllers. Most of the association of Tossa de Mar to the Roman Empire are found in this villa, like mosaics, a spa, spoons, utensils, fishing hooks, and other domestic and agricultural artifacts of the everyday Roman life.

After the fall of Roman Empire, monarchy and Christianity took over Tossa de Mar. Most of the remnants of these times are evident in the medieval architecture and remains of the town. Examples of its medieval past are the extant Chapel of Saint Sebastian, the Walls of Old Town, battlements, a castle, and an old hospital.

Traditionally, the town mostly lived in fishing and agricultural product. The quiet seaside life of Tossa de Mar continued throughout the centuries until it became a popular tourist destination during the fifties. Since then, Tossa de Mar has continued to grow as a holiday attraction. The economy of present day Tossa de Mar is dependent upon tourism. Tossa de Mar is suitable for tourists and visitors who want to relax on its pristine beaches and resorts or to visit the archeological and ancient structures of the town.

Tossa de Mar hostels are found in the beach resorts or within the town itself. Some of old buildings have been transformed into the hostels of Tossa de Mar. Tossa de Mar hostels offer a warm, cozy, and comfortable ambiance.

Written by local enthusiast for Tossa de Mar hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Tossa de Mar hostels Angelica Burrage

FAQ about Tossa de Mar Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Tossa de Mar. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Tossa de Mar. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Tossa de Mar costs on average $30 for a dorm. A hostel in Tossa de Mar with private rooms costs on average $73.
There is exactly 1 Hostel in Tossa de Mar, Spain. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Manà Manà Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Tossa de Mar.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Tossa de Mar

Your Packing List for Tossa de Mar

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Tossa de Mar Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Tossa de Mar, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$30 Average dorm price
$73 Average private room price
$27 Cheapest hostel in Tossa de Mar
Manà Manà Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Tossa de Mar
Manà Manà Hostel is the best rated
9.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Lloret de Mar (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Platja d'Aro (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Caldes de Malavella (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Calella (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Girona (31 Km / 19 mi.)

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