About us

Hello and welcome to BRAVA Magazine,.

Brava Magazine is a collection of articles, news items and reviews written by a group of people with a passion for the Costa Brava and all that it encompasses – food and wine, history and geography, walking and nature, people and customs, and much, much more. It is aimed not just at English-speaking visitors to the region but also at short- and long-term residents.


In addition to providing a comprehensive round-up of everything that’s going on right now and in the coming months, BRAVA Magazine features in-depth articles and content that we hope will interest, intrigue and inspire our readers and give them an even greater insight into one of the most beautiful, diverse and culturally-rich regions in Europe. The content will be added to every month to form what we hope will become an essential point of reference for anyone living on or visiting the Costa Brava.

It’s important to mention that we do not take advertising, which means that every review featured on the site is the result of personal experience. We promise not to recommend anywhere that has not been tried and tested by us, and by the same token we would love to receive your recommendations and suggestions to pass on to other readers. Do you know someone you think would make a fantastic interview subject? Or a local artisan whose work deserves to be showcased to a bigger audience? Or an amazing beach bar that only insiders know about? Don’t keep it to yourself – drop us a line at editor@bravamagazine.cat.

In the meantime, happy reading!


Kelly Shimmin
Editor