Salou

Province: Tarragona
Shire: Tarragonès
Inhabitants: 27016
Extension: 15,1 Km2
Altitude: 2 m

Salou is located in the center of the Costa Dorada, one of the most beautiful places of the Mediterranean Sea. With a privileged location, Salou is located in a rich coastline, close to tranquil villages and fields where you can complement your stay discovering the regions of Alt Camp, the Baix Camp, the Conca de Barbera, the Priorat, the Tarragona and the Baix Penedès.

The history of Salou is written to wrap its natural harbor, located on the coastline of the Costa Dorada. First settled there the Iberians, then the Romans followed, all under the toponym Salauris, the former name of Salou. Later, King James I sail towards the conquest of Mallorca from these waters, and centuries later, the trade intensity of port, end up becoming the target of pirates.

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Salou began receiving vacationers. In 1863 the first bathing huts were authorized in the Poniente beach. Salou began at the gates of the twentieth century, an activity that led to her being known as the beach in Europe. From the sixties Salou experienced a significant urban growth through tourism, which was consolidated in 1995 establishment of PortAventura, a leader in the supply of theme parks in Europe.

Family holidays

In Salou, the best hours spent on the beaches or in the shelter of its coast. With over 14 kilometers of coastline in Salou are the urban beaches, accessibility, accessible and all services. But you'll also find coves sheltered by cliffs and pine forests, quieter and far.

Salou has a great range of accommodation tailored to your needs. From superior 4 star hotels to apartments, apartment hotels, guesthouses and campsites. About thirty establishments are awarded the Family Holiday Destination seal and cover the needs of the smallest to the largest of the family.

Salou is a destination with a rich range of leisure and entertainment for the whole family. Up to tourist train is a must experience while visiting Salou, stroll through the most emblematic places of the city and the coastal path or choose from dozens of daily leisure activities and sports are some of the options that we offer during their stay.

PortAventura World is a theme spring leading vacation in Europe and located largely in the town of Salou The park consists of six thematic areas:. Mediterranean, Far West, Mexico, China, Polynesia and Sesame Adventure, and offers visitors more 30 attractions, 15 shows daily, 75 restore points and 27 craft shops and gifts. PortAventura World also has a Costa CaribeAquaticPark water park, expanded and renovated in 2013, and Ferrari Land, an authentic experience in more than 70,000 m2 of emotion, adrenaline and fun, opened in 2017.

Salou is also a destination where you can find everything you want to enjoy your holiday. From shops that offer the latest fashion trends, through establishments to buy the ideal complements your entertainment on the beach.

Sports Tourism and bicycle touring

Favorable weather conditions and infrastructure development have multiplied in recent years the quality of sports, from targeting professional sports teams and until directed to tourism and leisure. Thus, Salou has emerged as a destination for exceptional all year sport tourism.

Water sports are the benchmark in the marine resort that offers and coordinates nautical and complementary activities (mountain bike routes or golf) and accommodation. Among the activities offered are from the most traditional, such as kayaking and scuba diving to parasailing and water skiing.

The destination for golf practice is unique and very attractive for people who enjoy this sport. The three fields allow Lumine Golf play in a beautiful natural setting, surrounded by pine forests and outstanding sea views.

Salou received the certificate of Sports Tourism Destination in the form of Football 2013. Facilities at the Sports Complex Football Salou, new construction, guarantee the practice of this sport at the highest level, with the aim of becoming an international reference preparation for both professional teams.

Cycling or water sports and swimming in open water teams have discovered the conditions of the municipality to high-level training.

The town also hosts major events such as the Half Marathon, Triathlon Challenge Rally RACC and Catalunya-Costa Dorada.

Where to sleep

Camping & Resort Sangulí Salou

Salou (a 1.4 Km)

Camping Resort Sangulí Salou is a family business with a privileged location…

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La Siesta Salou Resort & Camping

Salou

Stay in the heart of Salou in a resort with an excellent…

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Hotel Eurosalou

Salou

At 700 meters from the magnificent beaches of Salou, and just steps…

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Magnolia Hotel

Salou

Adults Only Hotel located 50 meters from the beach of Salou and…

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Blaumar Hotel Salou

Salou

Located in a quiet area of ​​Salou, overlooking Levante Beach and promenade.…

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Camping la Corona

Cambrils (a 2.5 Km)

Family camping in the center of the Costa Daurada. Located between Cambrils…

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Cambrils Park Family Resort

Cambrils (a 2.2 Km)

Cambrils ParkResort is a family business, a pioneer in the local tourism…

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L'Hotelet de Cambrils

Cambrils (a 3.7 Km)

Cambrils hotel offers a swimming pool, a gym and a squash court.…

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Where to eat

L'Orangerie de Clos Barenys

Vila-seca (La Pineda) (a 2.8 Km)

Under our fires we elaborate Mediterranean high gastronomy selecting the best products.…

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Taberna Ezkurrak

Cambrils (a 6.3 Km)

In the Basque tavern Tazna Ezkurrak you can discover the variety of…

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Restaurant Denver Cambrils

Cambrils (a 5.7 Km)

The history of the Denver begins many years ago, as many as…

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Mas de Teret Events, Grupo Casablanca

El Catllar (a 18.9 Km)

It enjoys a great calçotada in the mountain. Calçots chosen and cooked…

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Restaurant Bonmont

Mont-roig del Camp (a 18.3 Km)

The Bonmont Restaurant offers a local and Mediterranean cuisine with fresh and…

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El Refugi

Valls (a 26.4 Km)

Restaurant with a family in which the specialty is calçot and kitchen…

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What to do

Bosc Aventura Salou

Salou (a 1.2 Km)

Multi adventure park in the center of Salou, with activities for both…

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Aquopolis Costa Daurada

Vila-seca (La Pineda) (a 3.8 Km)

Aquopolis Costa Dorada, located in La Pineda (Vila-seca), is the water park…

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Viles Florides

(a 3.9 Km)

Villas Floridas promotes the flower and the plant as Catalonia's natural heritage…

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Hotel Estival Park i Aquum Spa & Wellness

Salou (a 3.5 Km)

650 m2 of water surface of all pools with more than 100…

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Associació Costa Daurada Destinació de Golf i Pitch & Putt

Vila-seca (La Pineda) (a 3.3 Km)

Target Association Gold Coast Golf and Pitch & Putt is a non-profit…

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Cambrils Charter

Cambrils (a 6 Km)

Rental services for sailing, cruising and fishing vessels. The experience in the…

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Experiencies Rurals .com

Nulles (a 8.8 Km)

Experienciesrurals.com offers routes, excursions and wine tasting by car around the Alt…

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Fix the History

Tarragona (a 10 Km)

The temporary terrorist group Omega has altered the past to force Professor…

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Events

International Magic Theater Festival in Tarragona

19/11/2019 - 20/11/2019 ...

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Season at the Josep Carreras Auditorium in Vila-seca

22/11/2019 ...

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Photographic day in Vila-seca

23/11/2019

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Visits to the Natural Area of the Acequia Mayor in Vila-seca

24/11/2019 ...

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International Short Film Festival of Vila-seca

23/11/2019 - 01/12/2019

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