Salou Holidays

Salou Holidays

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A firm favourite with families, sports enthusiasts and thrill seekers - the bustling tourist capital of Salou is brimming with possibilities. Revel in the resorts spectacular sunsets and discover the impressive beaches of a city famous for its incredible Mediterranean coastline. Salou is a vibrant destination that embraces its traditional Catalan culture, with fabulous fiestas filled with celebrations, flavoursome Spanish style cuisine, a dedication to watersports and buzzing nightlife scene. Whether you’re seeking a fun-filled family getaway or an adventurous sunny escape… everyone is welcome in Salou.

Beaches
From scenic sandy coves to bustling beachfronts with wide stretches of clean, golden sands, Salou is famous for its nine kilometres of well-kept coastline. The resort’s largest natural beach Llevant is a great choice for sports fans, with a playground, sports area and plenty of thrilling water sporting activities. Follow the scenic coastal path in the Pilons area, where you will stumble across the stunning sloping cliffs of Llenguadets beach. Experience an unforgettable sunset scene here that oozes natural beauty and will leave you in awe. If you’re seeking a secluded paradise off the beaten track, take a trip to Crancs beach for fascinating views as fresh greenery meets the deep blues of the Mediterranean. It’s also a secret snorkelling hotspot too!

Food & Drink
Cuisine in this tourist capital captures the traditional Mediterranean roots of the city, with mouth-watering flavours from the tasty herbs, spices and oils found in Spanish-style cooking. Famous for its fishing legacy, be sure to try a fresh seafood dish while you’re here in Salou. Pilons is an area packed with plenty of bars, restaurants and terraces right by the sea. Where you can enjoy flavoursome fish dishes fresh from the Mediterranean. Head down to a traditional Spanish chiringuito (beach bar) to admire the stunning Salou sunset, where there are plenty of delicious dishes to discover. To wash it all down why not order a glass of cava? The sparkling wine finds its origins throughout the regions of Spain – after all, it would be rude not to!

Culture
Salou has a fascinating year-round festival programme, filled with festivities! Celebrations take over the town for the Salou Segregation Fiesta, dedicated to upholding traditional Catalan culture. Townspeople take to the streets for an exciting parade featuring historical figures like King James 1st. The famous king set sail from the Salou coastline in 1229 to conquer the island of Majorca. The promenade now takes its name from the renowned medieval hero, to become the heart of many fiestas and one of Salou’s most popular attractions. The beloved promenade stretches across the beachfront, bursting with must-see sights such as the sensational Salou fountains, Salou city landmark and King James 1st monument.

Nightlife
As the Spanish sun begins to set, the streets in the centre of Salou come to life. From family-friendly favourites like Chaplin’s with its cheeky tribute acts and late night fun, to breezy beachfront vibes at the beach clubs, with top-rated cocktails and stunning sunset views – this city has it all. If a good old British pub is more your thing there are plenty of boozers serving mighty fine beers. Try our top recommendations like the Butler, the Victoria and Christy’s Irish Bar. That’s not all, this lively city never sleeps… those who like to dance the night away can venture on into the early hours at famous party venues including Kiss Club, Flash Back and Disco-Club Tropical.

Important Information
Flight Time: 2h 15m
Time Difference: +1hr
Currency: Euro
Official Language: Catalan

Vaccinations
Please check with your healthcare provider for all up to date vaccination advice before booking your holiday.

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Salou Weather

The summer months in Salou are hot, with temperature averages of 25 °C to 23 °C from July through until September. Although a little milder, the months of May, June and October still see average temperatures of 16 °C to 20°C. During March, April and November it cools down to gentle averages of around 13 °C to 14 °C.
Jan 13ºC
Feb 15ºC
Mar 16ºC
Apr 18ºC
May 21ºC
Jun 24ºC
Jul 27ºC
Aug 27ºC
Sep 25ºC
Oct 20ºC
Nov 16ºC
Dec 13ºC

Landscape

Enjoying the golden sandy beaches that characterise the Costa Dorada, Salou also offers smaller, rocky coves with clear, shallow waters that make it extremely popular with families with small children. Whilst not as rocky and mountainous as nearby Tarragona, Salou is similarly hilly yet boasts a beautifully landscaped beachfront and gently sloping beaches.

Things To Do on Salou Holidays

PortAventura Park
Adrenaline junkies are in for a treat at PortAventura Park . Six different worlds, countless teeth-clenching attractions and spectacular show performances await, at one of Europe’s most iconic theme parks! Challenge your friends and family to ride the exhilarating Hurakan Condor and make a splash if you dare to journey through the rocky Grand Canyon Rapids. Little ones will love Sesamoaventura world. Meet Elmo and the rest of the Sesame Street gang, see exciting shows and ride attractions like the splashtastic Magic Fish and magical Kiddie Dragons.

City Park
Escape the city and take a stroll around this tranquil utopia in the centre of Salou. Lush, leafy greenery surrounds the peaceful paths of the City Park. With sparkling ponds, a children’s play area and great local coffee – it’s a must-see spot in Salou. If you’re visiting during the summer months, you’re in luck as you’ll find all sorts of exhibitions and fairs to discover here.

House of Illusion
Experience a spectacular evening of mysterious magic and utter amazement at the House of illusion Theatre Show in Placa de Bonet. Expect the unexpected with an unforgettable performance of magic, comedy and illusion that will blow your mind. If you feel like celebrating in style, upgrade to the exclusive VIP package to enjoy a delicious three-course dinner and champagne service.

Tourist Train
Hop on the Tourist Train to explore all that Salou has to offer. Embark on an exciting adventure of the city’s local hotspots, learn about the history of this captivating capital and snap some perfect holiday pics along the way. With two different routes and helpful audio guides, make sure to look out for attractions like the fountains of Salou, Torre Vella and Santa Maria del Mar Church.

Book a Salou Holiday now!

Salou offers the ideal blend of excitement and culture for anyone considering a holiday in the Costa Dorada. Whether it’s relaxing, historical Mediterranean charm or energetic nightlife, Salou is hard to beat. On the Beach has great deals on flights and accommodation, so why not try us out and see what Salou has to offer!