Salou is ideally located 20 kilometres from Tarragona, near the Costa Dorada, and it’s the perfect destination if you want to relax on the beach and under the sun. If you are looking for warm beaches, historical monuments that take you back to the Roman Empire, a theme park full of adrenaline or a vibrant nightlife, you should visit Salou. It will be hard to say no to these relaxing and fun activities. Book now with Sercotel Hotels at any of our hotels in Salou for families and enjoy your holiday with your children.
This city in Tarragona has a total of nine beaches located within its urban area; you can easily access them if you stay at any of our hotels in Salou, Spain. Salou’s coast is full of places where you can rest and have fun, like the Ponent beach or the small coves of Llenguadets: Penya Tallada, Font, Vinya, and Crancs. All you will have to do is relax and enjoy yourself by the Mediterranean Sea.
If you are a beach lover, we definitely recommend you to visit the Llevant and Capellans beaches. They deserve a special mention as they were both given a blue flag, thanks to meeting high-quality water and environmental standards. You should also visit the emblematic Llarga beach and admire its large vegetation of pine trees. If you want to go for a walk, we suggest you to go to Camino de Ronda; a two-kilometre path that was originally used by fishermen and coast guards and today it allows visitors to discover the beautiful Salou without having to leave the seashore.
After a well-deserved relaxation break at our hotels near Port Aventura, Salou, we recommend visiting the Port Aventura World since it’s near the hotel and is one of the most famous theme parks in Spain. If you or your children are motorsports fans, you should know that in 2017 Port Aventura included the Ferrari Land as one of its leisure options and it has 70,000 square meters dedicated to the exciting motor world. Apart from this, you can also explore the best of the Mediterranean, Polynesia, China, Mexico, the Far West, Sesame Street or even refresh yourself in the Caribe Aquatic Park. All of this will be available at your fingertips when you visit Port Aventura World. Do not think twice and don’t miss this adventure!
If you want to discover Salou, there is nothing better than walking through the Jaime I promenade, conveniently located nearby our city centre Sercotel hotels. Also, in its surroundings you will find modernist homes like the Villa Bonet; it was built in 1918 by Gaudi’s disciple Domench Sugranyes.
If you happen to visit Salou during the summer, you shouldn’t miss the Ornamental Fountains throughout the Jaime I Promenade. Right after sunset do not miss the Luminosa, Cibernética and the Laberinto Fountains show. This event will amaze you with its water, light and sound spectacle. During the summer, you can also enjoy from many other attractions in Salou, like the Noches Doradas, one of the most popular annual festivals in the city.
If you love Mediterranean food, Salou is the place to taste the best rice and seafood dishes made with the freshest sea ingredients. A great opportunity to taste local delicacies are the annual events held in Salou such as Sabor Salou and Gastro tour (in May), the Salou Shopping Festival (in September) or the Jornadas Gastronómicas del Calamar (squid) (in November and December).