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Stunning Salou

With its many facilities and outstanding beaches, many consider holidays in Salou to represent the tourist capital of Costa Dorada – and they’re not far from the truth. Here is a place where you can explore theme parks with the little ones, sunbathe on blissful beaches and play golf on sun-splashed greens; of course there’s something to suit everyone but it’s the incredible sunshine that is sure to keep you coming back time and time again.

Overlooking the Balearic Sea and presenting the perfect example of what many will enjoy about Spain, the bustling resort offers a plethora of activity to get involved with. Whether you’re hoping to cool off in water parks, seclude yourself on Llarga Beach or would prefer to take home a souvenir or two from your Salou holidays – you’ll be well-catered for here.

A tourist’s heaven

For the majority, the be all and end all is being situated close to the huge number of beaches that decorate Costa Dorada’s shoreline. Luckily for those people, Salou has a large range of hotels ranging from two-star to five-star and from self-catering to all inclusive, so you can be sure to get the best deal for you when it comes to accommodation. Ponent, Llarga and Llevant beaches are the most popular with tourists, offering excluded spots as well as a range of activities, so it may be best to choose accordingly depending on what you’re after.

Fun in the sunshine

If you’ve got the kids in tow or are with a group of mates, definitely head to PortAventura Park during your holidays to Salou. With both towering rollercoasters and attractions for children, everyone will be well-suited to a visit here, whether you’ve got the little ones with you or not. Alternatively, you can make your way to Costa Caribe Aquatic Park to enjoy a fantastic day out, making a splash and picking up a gorgeous tan in the process; before settling down with a perspiring glass of cool, delicious beer in Christy’s Irish Bar.

Venturing further afield is another tempting option for the enthusiastic holidaymaker, Cambrils being a short distance away and offering more in the way of historic allure. Castle Vilafortuny is worth a look, the stone structure has now been converted on the inside for residential purposes but the magnificent outlay has remained largely unchanged over time. Otherwise you can use your Salou holidays for providing ample doses of relaxation. With a range of hotels offering their own independent spas, guests can choose to unwind and forget about their troubles while utilising a range of therapeutic treatments.

Heading east from your Salou holidays will bring you to the incredible city of Tarragona. Roman history and medieval alleyways speak volumes about this port city’s prominence in early Spanish history, while the maze of cobbled streets will offer more than just aesthetic appeal – restaurants and bars being commonplace and ensuring you are perfectly catered for when getting to know the intricate details of this wonderful location.

Important Information

Travel Information
Language: Spanish (English widely spoken)
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT/BST +1 hour
Local airport: Reus
Flight time: 2 hours

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Top beaches

If a bustling beach is what you’re after, in addition to Salou beach, Llevant and Ponent beach are nearby. Great for families and couples alike who want to enjoy the excellent facilities for watersports, lounging and tanning, these beaches are worth a visit. Llevant beach also has a grassy area running parallel to the sands, making it a great spot to eascape the sun or have a picnic.

Beach Bars

The coastline offers a wealth of beachfront cafes, kiosks and bars where you can grab a light snack or a refreshing beverage and relax. As evening draws in, this area becomes buzzing with people looking to experience the fantastic nightlife here.

Quiet Spots

For those looking for a more relaxing holiday, there are plenty of areas to escape the busy beaches and packed restaurants. Take a walk along the coast to Cape Salou, where you can find quiet areas in the coves along the rocky coastline. The extra walk along the coast is definitely worth it to see the idyllic scenery. Historic Tarragona is another option for quieter beach areas and natural unspoiled coastlines.


If you’re looking for a great base that’s suitable for families, the Hotel Best Sol D’Or has everything you could need. Ideally situated close to the main attractions and beaches, it’s the perfect choice for anyone seeking a relaxed beach break. Alternatively, Apartments Murillo Salou is situated in the fishing town of Tarragona and is a great option for a self-catered holiday in the sun.