Costa Brava Convention


AA International English–Speaking Convention

Wednesday 16th—Sunday 20th, October 2019

Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava, Spain

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Theme: "Love and Service... Amor y Servicio..."


I am responsible... When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that, I am responsible

Booking

Booking details


Bookings need to be made direct to Simon at the hotel
NOTE: Rooms are almost sold out for bookings from 14th—21st
(Bookings from 15th—20th are fine)
Ask for Simon, and request "Costa Brava Convention" rates (special convention rate).
Stay of 5 nights or more:
  • Single room €58 per night.
  • Double room €48 per person / night.
Stay of less than 5 nights:
  • Single room €62 per night.
  • Double room €52 per person / night.
* All prices half-board (rates include Catalan Tourist tax, and water is included with dinner)
* Supplement for full board - €10 per person per day (water also included with lunch).
Hotel details
4-Star Golden Bahia Hotel
Address

Golden Bahia Hotel
Av. Puerto Rico 29
Tossa de Mar
Costa Brava, Spain
Tel: +34 972-343130

simon@goldenhotels.com www.goldenhotels.com

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Program


Wednesday 16 October
13.00 Registration Opens
21.00 Welcome Meeting Adelle S. (Glasgow, UK)
24.00 Late night / Midnight Meeting
Thursday 17 October
07.00 Early Bird / Meditation meeting (On the beach or pool-side, weather permitting)
11.00 Speaker / Discussion Meeting
15.00 Service Workshop Jamie McS. (New York, USA)
16.00 Meditation Workshop Dennis D. (Brighton, UK)
21.00 Speaker Meeting Ryan S. (Feltham, UK)
24.00 Late night / Midnight Meeting
Friday 18 October
07.00 Early Bird / Meditation Meeting (On the beach or pool-side, weather permitting)
11.00 Speaker / Discussion Meeting
14.00 LGBTQ Meeting
14.00 Women's Meeting
14.00 Men's Meeting
16.00 Chanting Session Adrian R. (Bristol, UK)
21.00 Speaker Meeting Rachael B. (Los Angeles, USA)
24.00 Late night / Midnight meeting
Saturday 19 October
07.00 Early Bird / Meditation Meeting (On the beach or pool-side, weather permitting)
11.00 Speaker / Discussion Meeting
14.00 LGBTQ Meeting
14.00 Men's Meeting
14.00 Women's Meeting
16.00 Quiz
20.45 Raffle
21.00 Speaker Meeting Jamie McS. (New York, USA)
24.00 Late night / Midnight meeting
Sunday 20 October
07.00 Early Bird / Meditation Meeting (On the beach or pool-side, weather permitting)
11.00 Spiritual Farewell Meeting (4 Speakers)
And more...

All meeting venues, additions/changes will be posted on our bulletin board at the registration desk.

If Al-Anon members wish to hold meetings, we will be happy to liaise with the hotel and make every effort to provide a meeting room.

There will be a SOBRIETY COUNTDOWN on Friday evening

Bring your voices (and musical instruments) for our wonderful music and sing-alongs, or as we call them -- THE HOOLEYS -- on Friday and Saturday nights, following the Speaker meeting

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How to get here


Plane

The nearest airports are Girona (GRO) and Barcelona El Prat (BCN)

Details for both airports can be found at aena.es

Resort transfers

Shared coach transfers from either airport include those offered by

Buses

The main public bus service is by SARFA BUSES http://compras.moventis.es/en-GB

  • From Barcelona Airport there are 8 direct buses a day to Tossa de Mar (2 hours journey)
  • From Girona Airport there are only 2 direct buses a day to Tossa de Mar (1 hour journey)

Hire car

Both airports have car hire companies represented.

Directions to Tossa DE Mar from airports are available on the Hotel website or on the Airport website.

  • Tossa de Mar is about 110Km from Barcelona Airport (approx. 1 hr 25 mins)
  • Tossa de Mar is about 40Km from Girona Airport (approx. 1 hr)

Car

From the north: Take exit 9 off the AP-7 motorway towards Vidreres, Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar, or along the N-II, exiting at Vidreres, Lloret de Mar. There is also the option of driving towards Lloret and then Tossa or along the road to Sant Feliu and Platja d’Aro and taking the turn-off straight to Tossa through the countryside.

From the south: Take exit 9 off the AP-7 motorway towards Vidreres, Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar, and arriving in Tossa follow the above instructions. Another option is to take the C-32 motorway and taking the last exit of Blanes Costa Brava, and along the N-II to Blanes. In this case you should continue towards Lloret de Mar and Tossa de Mar.

Train

From Barcelona: The RENFE commuter service to Massanet-Massanes or Blanes. Departs from Barcelona-Estació de Sants, Plaça de Catalunya, Arc de Triomf and El Clot-Aragó. You need to get off at Blanes station and continue by bus or taxi.

Tourist Information

Golden Bahia Hotel