Spain’s Costa Dorada has a coastline of approximately 150 miles with many golden beaches, peaceful white-washed villages, deserted coves and pretty fishing ports.
Salou is the biggest holiday resort on the Costa Dorada it is a modern resort with good leisure facilities and a lively nightlife, it is packed with entertainment for most age groups.
The two mile stretch of sand which gently slopes into the sea is ideal for non swimmers and children. You may want to have a relaxing holiday and soak up the sun by the pool or on the beach maybe enjoy a cool drink at one of the cafes/bars near the beach and the tree lined promenade. If you prefer a little more activity you will find there are plenty of watersports available, you can try something new or improve your existing skills. Levant beach is the longest beach in Salou and is the most popular but there are other beaches and small coves to explore.
Salou has a wide range of shops to browse around from boutiques and souvenir shops to supermarkets. If you wander around the city you will find several relics relating to Salous history, a statue of King Jaume who conquered the city in the 13th century stands in the centre also the Old Tower built in 1530 as a defence tower.
Nightlife can be what you want it to be there are numerous pubs, live music bars, nightclubs and discos that stay open until the early hours, and you can party until late here. You may prefer to dine out in one of the many restaurants enjoy a bottle of wine and a stroll along the seafront where the fountain is lit up at night. There are many fast food outlets serving burgers, chips, pizzas, fried chicken etc. as well as good restaurants serving traditional fare.
There are many tourist attractions around the area a popular one is the huge theme park Port Aventura. All ages will enjoy the live shows and entertainment the water rides and slides, it makes a good day out for all the family. Salou is well placed for exploring other attractions, the Monastery at Montserrat where you will also see some magnificent views and the Salvador Dali Museum are both a short drive away.
Salou is 80km west of Barcelona, you may want to visit the city, enjoy some serious shopping in the designer shops and modern department stores, and take a sightseeing bus tour of all the major attractions Barcelona has to offer.