San Pol de Mar is a municipality in the Maresme region, in the province of Barcelona, located about 50km from the capital.
This coastal town arose around the monastery of San Pablo, in the 10th century. Traditionally it was a humble fishing village until towards the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, thanks to the presence of the Maresme railway line, when it was discovered by the Catalan bourgeoisie and wealthy classes, who chose it as a summer resort due to its charm and proximity to Barcelona.
This small town currently bases its economy on tourism, although large-capacity hotels are not overcrowded in it, but rather dedicated to family tourism with a medium-high purchasing power. It is also worth noting the pastry industry, highly renowned in the area.