The Golden Coast
Translated, Costa Dorada means ‘Golden Coast’, so it’s no surprise beaches are big news in these parts. In fact, the Costa Dorada has around 240 kilometres’ worth of sandy sweeps. In amongst it all, you’ve got Salou and La Pineda.
Salou is the undisputed holiday giant. It comes with a long beach, a palm-lined prom and a restaurant scene that does everything from Sunday roasts to paella. Throw in a good handful of clubs and bars and that’s pretty much Salou summed up.
La Pineda’s beach
For something more low-key, head up the coast to La Pineda, where shallow waters and a wide strip of flat sand really pull in the families. It’s all backed up by a long parade of shops, tapas bars and bistros. The real ace in the pack, though, is the Aquopolis waterpark. As well as getting soaked on the rides, you can take in a show at the dolphinarium.
Waterparks and Roman ruins
If you prefer to get your kicks out of the water, though, Spain’s biggest theme park is more or less on the doorstep. PortAventura Park is more like a mini town, with hotels, restaurants, and even three golf courses lining up alongside the white-knuckle rides. And as for other places to visit, Tarragona and – a bit further afield – Barcelona, are both within daytripping distance.
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