Salou, found a mere six miles west of Tarragona, is the largest resort on the Costa Dorada and is a firm favourite with families, couples and groups of friends alike. Salou enjoys over three hundred days of sunshine per year and is an extremely vibrant destination which is steeped in traditional Catalan culture.
The 9 kilometres of beautiful sandy beaches makes Salou perfect for relaxing holidays with its shallow, blue waters making it particularly suited to families with smaller children. The biggest and most well known beach is Llevant which is perfect for water sports fans. It also boasts some of the most vibrant nightlife on the Costa Dorada, with many pubs, bars and clubs all within easy reach of the many hotels in Salou. Families can visit Chaplins and enjoy a fun filled evening of live music from a great variety of tribute acts and for those who want to party into the night there are a number of late night venues including Tropical, Flash Back and Kiss.
There are also many beach hotels in Salou that line the Levant and Ponent beaches including many family hotels and many offering a great value All Inclusive option. If it's simple, well located self catering apartments you are after then we have an extensive range to offer at QuickRooms.
Salou is also the home to the world famous Universal Portaventura theme park that has over 40 different rides from gentle child friendly teacups to the thrilling Dragon Khan with its 8 loops and the exhilarating Harahan Condor. For Formula 1 enthusiasts why not try out the unique Ferrari land.
There is also the chance to make a day trip to the stunning city of Barcelona whilst you are holidaying in Salou. Enjoy the fantastic Gaudi architecture, sip cocktails whilst watching the world go by on Las Ramblas or for the football enthusiasts take a stadium tour of the magnificent Camp Nou, home to Barcelona FC.
Much of the cuisine in Salou is based on the traditional Catalan offering of fresh fish and seafood, barbecued meat, fresh vegetables and olive oil all washed down with a full bodied Rioja. However, you will also be able to find dishes from around the world in your hotel and local restaurants, including many offering traditional British meals.
Reachable in just over two hours from most UK airports, the short flights and golden beaches make Salou one of the most popular holiday destinations in Spain. Whether you’re looking for relaxing days by the beach, buzzing nightlife and great dining, Salou has it all!
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