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Salou Introduction

Salou lies between Cambrils and La Pineda on the very popular and aptly named Costa Dorada, literally golden coast. A Salou holiday promises sunshine, soft sands, a warm Mediterranean sea and a vibrant nightlife. The exciting theme park, Universal’s ‘Port Aventura’ attracts both foreign and home grown tourists.

Why go to Salou

There are many reasons to visit Salou on the Costa Dorada, not least the promise of summer sun, fine sand, and safe tepid seas together with a wide variety of land and water sports. Add to this the thrilling theme park, the shops and the restaurants and you will find that a Salou holiday has something for everyone.

Salou is very popular with British tourists as well as Spaniards seeking respite from the heat of Barcelona. A Salou holiday has wide appeal attracting visitors of all ages and from all walks of life. Families, couples and young people will all find enjoyment in Salou.

When To Go To Salou

The most popular time to holiday in Salou is from April to October when the temperature ranges from a very pleasant twenty degrees rising to thirty degrees in the height of summer.

Salou - The Place

Salou only fifteen minutes drive from Reus airport is very popular with British tourists. Viewed from the sea, the mountains provide the town with a stunning backdrop. It is a fairly large resort with several sandy beaches all of which are clean and shelf gently into the sea. A promenade with many bars and restaurants runs behind the long Llevant Beach. It has palm trees along its length as well as gardens and fountains that are illuminated by night. A Salou holiday offers fantastic fun for all age groups which is why so many people return year after year. There are many water sports facilities including wind surfing, water skiing and banana boats. On land there are opportunities for tennis, golf, cycling and horse riding. Salou is a short local bus ride away from Universal’s Port Aventura’s theme park with its many thrilling rides. If this is not enough, there is also an aqua park and a go- karting track. Explore nearby Tarragona which dates back to two hundred years BC. There are ruins of a Roman amphitheatre as well as Roman towers and walls built with huge blocks of stone. You will also find medieval remains and a remarkable Gothic cathedral. Take a jeep safari into the hills historic villages to experience the true flavour of Spain.

Salou Nightlife

Salou has the liveliest nightlife on the Costa Dorada with its many bars, clubs, karaoke bars and discos, where the young and energetic can party into the small hours. It is the perfect destination on the golden coast for fun loving holiday makers.

Salou Shopping

There are plenty of wide ranging opportunities for shopping in Salou. Traditional souvenirs and gifts such as leather goods and ceramics can be found in the flea market in the old town centre every Monday. There is also a good supply of boutiques for fashions and other specialist shops. The most serious shoppers may be tempted by Barcelona, only one hour away by train.

Salou Eating

Salou has a wide variety of restaurants to suit all tastes and pockets. Traditional Spanish restaurants sit along side those providing both fast food and international cuisine. There are even some British style pubs serving familiar fare for those who like a little home from home. The Spanish affection for children is well known and youngsters are always given a warm welcome.