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Salou Holidays

from £79 per person

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2 Adults
7 Nights

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Sunny Salou holidays 2020

Salou is the ultimate 2020 getaway, and the Costa Dorada is a fine location to spend your summer holidays.

From the perpetually sunny Playa Ponent and Playa Llevant, to the Cami De Ronda (coastal path) that wraps itself around the Costa Dorada, and the largest theme park in the world, beating even its rival Lanzarote to the top spot, PortAventura World, there’s no shortage of activities on this slice of Spain’s Mediterranean coastline.

Don’t forget the delicious Spanish cuisine available on the Costa Dorada and in Salou. There’s a veritable host of restaurants, with estimates of over 200+ in the nearby cobbled area of Cambrils, all serving a range of Mediterranean cuisine with Catalan twists and a variety of international cuisines. If you prefer an all inclusive holiday to Salou, check out your hotel's offerings.

If you want to explore, just a 90-minute drive up the coast from Salou and you’ll reach Barcelona, with its famous Gaudi architecture and the glorious Las Ramblas.

Salou at a glance

The best theme parks

Salou is home to PortAventura, Europe's biggest theme park

Family-friendly attractions

Beaches and PortAventura make Salou perfect for families

Discover the best beaches

Playa Llevant and Playa Ponent are favourites

Go on a road trip

Head into Barcelona for the day

Fun water parks

Fancy cooling off? Aquapolis is just the place to go

Hit the nightlife & bar scene

Lively in the evenings, Salou is brimming with bars and clubs

Things to do in Salou

Local hotspots
Culture

Culture

Salou’s history goes far, far back, to the Roman’s and beyond. Spain’s history is rich in a mix of different cultures and there’s plenty of that on show in the Costa Dorada. There’s beautiful architecture in Salou, and we recommend checking out the Church of Santa Maria del Mar for a tranquil moment of peace, the Torre Villa, which was built to protect the coastline and the Harbormaster's office.

Salou’s Illuminated Fountains are getting on, they were built in 1978 and at the time the fountains were an example of groundbreaking engineering – still worth a visit! A lot of the fountains have been brought up to date with a modern light show.

Up the coast, you can visit Tarragona, where you can visit the Puente del Diablo (a stunning bridge, spanning aqueduct-like across a valley) and the beautiful architecture of the Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona. Likewise, just a bit further up the coast lies Barcelona, home to stunning Gaudi buildings and the Las Ramblas.

Places to see in Salou

Places to see in Salou

There’s a lot to see in Costa Dorada and Salou is a good base to explore from. The best way to get to grips with Salou, and take in all its lovely sights, is to walk the Camino de Ronda, the coastal path that wraps itself around the coastline. The path is the comprehensive way to experience the Costa Dorada: spanning all the way from Pilons in the North, past Capellans, down into Llenguaders Cove and then on to Llarga Beach, and eventually Cambrils.

This walk takes you from the quaint, beautiful region of Pilons, past the bustling main beaches of Salou, back onto the beautiful sands at Cambrils. On the way, you’ll pass Salou Lighthouse, an iconic feature of the Costa Dorada, and keep your eyes peeled for magnificent sea-birds! It’s an incredible way to spend a day in Salou.

Off the coast, when you’ve had your fill of beautiful coastline, head into town and visit the Avenida Jaime, the best place to shop and to people watch in Salou, and a good place to seek out some nightlife. Don’t forget! If you’re staying in Salou it’s likely you’re going to want to visit PortAventura World, one of the most popular theme parks in Europe.

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Salou weather

Salou weather
Jan
12°C
Avg. Dry Days 21
Feb
13°C
Avg. Dry Days 19
Mar
15°C
Avg. Dry Days 18
Apr
17°C
Avg. Dry Days 14

Your Salou questions answered

Is Salou a good place for family holidays?

Indeed, it is! In fact, Salou is a place that prides itself on family holidays thanks to its beaches and it’s famous PortAventura - Europe’s biggest theme park.     

Places to go

Want to explore the area even further? Check out our top destinations near Salou below:

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