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Situated on the stunning Costa Dorada, Salou benefits from a fantastic all year round climate, perfect for the sun hungry traveller. As one of the region’s livelier resorts, it attracts party goers and sun worshippers alike. Near to the lively resort of Salou, is Spain’s answer to Busch Gardens; Port Aventura. This resort, with its lively theme park and water park, is ideal for families, couples and groups. Just a short boat ride away is the Balearic Island of Majorca, still one of the most popular tourist destinations for British visitors and for those looking to sample local wines, the Costa Dorada is close to the wine regions of Penedes and Priorat. See here for all your holidays to Spain
The golden sandy beaches of the Costa Dorada are some of the best in Europe, so it’s no wonder Salou is so popular with visitors from all over Europe. 34 of its beaches are blue flag, making them some of the cleanest in Spain. The two main beaches in Salou are Ponent Beach and Llevant Beach. Ponent is popular with families because of its long sandy stretch of beach and calm waters; Llevant has activities such as beach volleyball and a gym, and a nearby grassed area, which is popular with picnickers.
Just an hour’s drive from Salou is the famous city of Barcelona, where the famous cathedral, the Sagrada Familia, stands. If you want a quieter resort, visit the nearby resort of Cambrils, with its excellent fish restaurants, marina and beaches for the perfect chill-out alternative.
Whatever your culinary preferences, your holiday to Salou can cater for your requirements, whether you’re looking for traditional or modern Spanish cuisine, Salou has a wide range of restaurants. For those looking for home comforts, Salou also has a range of English, Chinese, Indian, French, Italian and Dutch restaurants for hungry visitors to try.
Salou boasts some of the best nightlife on the Costa Dorada, Nightclubs generally open around 10pm and stay open until the early hours. With such a variety of nightclubs available, party goers will be able to party every night in a different venue.
For those seeking a quieter evening out, the wide range of family friendly and romantic restaurants are perfect ways to unwind after a long day exploring the sights of Salou. Either way, your holiday to Salou offers you an ideal getaway at great value.
For partygoers seeking late nights and later days, Salou offers the perfect combination of nightlife, beaches and entertainment to satisfy your needs. For those seeking a quieter break, Salou offers great access to Barcelona, Port Aventura and the other fantastic locations on the Costa Dorada, so book your escape to the sun today with lastminute.com and get a great value deal.
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