BICYCLE HIRE :
Bicycles can be hired from Bicicletes Jesús, Av. Unió 20, next to the Bon Preu roundabout. Also bicycle tyre repairs.
From small cars to people carriers and minibuses; automatic cars to vans. Enquiries and bookings at the Al Vent office.
Guided coach tours offered in various languages. Pick-up and drop-off outside the Al Vent office. Each day of the week a different trip available, e.g. Barcelona Football Mania, Barcelona Panoramic, Barcelona Discovery, Barcelona Aquarium/Fountains, Marineland, Port Aventura, Mediaeval Castle Night, Waterworld, Pals/Illes Medes Cruise etc . Information and bookings at Al Vent.
- National Health Service doctor - if you have brought a European Health Insurance Card with you, you can visit the doctor’s surgery (C.A.P –Ambulatori).
Out of season: C.A.P. Catalina Cargol, Palamós. C/ de l’Hospital, 17, opposite Palamós Hospital. (Tel. 972 60 06 16).
July/Aug – St. Antoni, Av. Costa Brava (Tel. 972 661 152) or Calonge, Plaça de la Concordia (Tel. 972 660 475).
- For real emergencies go directly to Palamós Hospital – Urgenciès (Tel. 972 60 06 20). You will find that many of the doctors in the Hospital speak English.
- For private treatment go to Costa Brava Medic (Dr Anna van Hooff), Av. De Catalunya 28, Sant Antoni (Tel. 972 66 08 13).
The principale supermarkets in the area are:
- Carrefour Market: Torre Valentina, Av. d’Andorra – leaving Sant Antoni towards Platja d’Aro. To enter the car park follow the signs turning right off and passing under the main road. Also at Platja d’Aro, opposite the outdoor market area.
Open 08.30 - 22.00h Mon-Sun (high season). 09.00 - 21.15h Mon-Sat; 09:00 - 14:00h Sun.
Very large - has almost everything. Lots of imported products, fresh fish counter, pre-packed meats, vegetables, groceries, wines, fresh bread.
- Bonpreu: Av. Catalunya, at the roundabout at the end of Av. de la Unió, the road from Calonge to St. Antoni.
Open from 09.00-21.15h every day in summer, 09.00-14.00h Sundays out of season.
- Suma: Av. De la Unió, near to the roundabout with the fountain at the entrance to Calonge.
Open 8.30-20.30h Mon-Sat (all day only in the summer); 9.00-14.00h Sun.
Excellent butchers’/delicatessen counter, fresh fish counter, bakery, fruit and vegetables, hardware, childrens’ games, British newspapers and magazines.
- EUROSPAR: Carretera de la Bisbal, leaving Calonge towards Urb. Mas Pere:-
Open 8.30-21.00h Mon-Sat; 9.00-14.00h Sun. Butchers’ counter, delicatessen, small bakery, fruit and vegetables
- Mercadona: Avda. Catalunya, s/n. 09:15-21-15h Monday to Saturday (Sundays & festive days closed).