This gives rise to Playa de la Fosca and Playa de Sant Esteve de la Fosca, and both belong to the municipality of Palamós. Its name is derived from the presence of this cited and large black rock.
It is about 320 m long and 42 m wide. It is formed by fine sand, and by a shallow beach with a sandy seabed which makes it suitable for children and also has slightly warmer waters.
Along the beach it has a promenade, where some beautiful summer homes are located from the middle of the 20th century. We can also find different restaurants at the foot of this walk that offer menus of dishes essentially fish and rice dishes.