Vacation Rentals in Costa Brava
There are many transnational second home owners in Costa Brava, mainly from France and Russia. These second home end up as short term vacation rental with listing in popular websites like
Vacation Rental Agencies [Costa Brava]
Costa Brava Rental agencies who specialize in villas
If you are looking for unique villas and cottages in a more rural setting, you can try Rustical Travel
Costa Brava holiday rentals in peak season
In July and August owners will want a full weeks rental, as the 'season' is very short at Costa Brava. At other times, you may be able to negotiate. I recommend you start your search at Spain Holiday as it understands Spain and its rules better.
Booking directly with the owner, has its advantageous but you need to exercise caution. It is safer to use an intermediary like a tour operator, especially while hiring villas or apartments in Spanish Mediterranean coast. Some of the Websites listed above offer service which includes handling of the complete booking process, the key handover and the final cleaning.
Costa Brava with its beautiful bays, crystal clear waters, and seafood restaurants, is always in demand and packed . Make sure you book early.