This hostel is located in an idyllic spot directly beside the ruins, and close to the Mediterranean Sea. It enjoys over 2500 years of history. The centre of L'Escala with its restaurants, bars, links to public transport and shopping opportunities is only about 500 m away. The nearest train station is 25 km away in Flaça. Dalí-Figueres Museum is approximately 28 km away. Girona-Costa Brava is about 57 km away.This hostel has 55 rooms in total and was renovated in 2011. It has a lobby, 24-hour reception and check-out service, a café, bar, restaurant, breakfast room, Internet and WLAN access, and a cycle hire service. Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car. Younger guests are sure to enjoy the playground.Of the 38 rooms, 20 are recently refurbished double rooms, 10 are doubles awaiting remodelling, and 8 are refurbished family rooms. All of the recently refurbished rooms are air-conditioned (individually adjustable) and simply but tastefully decorated. Half of the rooms have their own terrace and a panoramic view of the beach. An en suite bathroom, TV set, individually adjustable heating, a safe deposit box and double beds also come as standard.Guests may take advantage of the solarium. A range of activities are offered, including waterskiing, jet skiing, motor boating, diving, windsurfing, surfing, sailing, catamaran sailing, canoeing, pedal boating, table tennis, horse riding, mountain biking and beach volleyball (all subject to fees). The nearby beach is sand and gravel and comes with sun loungers and parasols. Emporda golf course is about 14 km away.Breakfast is served as a buffet, while lunch and dinner are available à la carte.On the AP7 motorway, take exit 5. Take the GI-623 road in the direction of l'Escala-Empúries. At the first roundabout in l'Escala, take the GI-630 road and follow the sign to Ruines d'Empúries. Upon seeing the entrance to the ruins, turn right following the sign Playa-Hotel.