Located slap bang in the middle of Spain’s famous Costa Dorada, Mont Roig Del Camp is a peaceful beach town just a short distance from the better known tourist destination of Cambrils. Although many people decide to head to Mont Roig Del Camp to relax on the golden sands and to enjoy the sunshine, those seeking a more active break will also discover plenty to keep them interested, with hiking, horse riding and mountain biking all popular in the surrounding hills.
Most people head to this neck of the woods for a beach holiday, and they will not be disappointed with what Mont Roig Del Camp has to offer in this department. With an almost pebble-free stretch of fine golden sand the beach is ideal for families, and the shallow waters mean that even the youngest of children can swim in relative safety.
The town itself is of an agriculture nature, though does have a couple of interesting historical sites. The Church of St. Miguel is Mont Roig Del Camp’s most impressive structure, and is built in the Gothic style and dates back to 1574. Connecting the town and the beach is a long boardwalk, with various shops to stop off in along the way. This walk is at its best in the evening, when the restaurants and small bars along here open up, and a ten minute walk can turn into a whole evening of entertainment.
Various other activities can be organised and enjoyed in the area around Mont Roig Del Camp, including horse riding, mountain biking, trekking, scuba diving and sailing. With mountains, beaches and sea all within the nearby vicinity, the local environment offers a huge amount of potential to those with energy to burn.
The town of Cambrils is just 10km from Mont Roig Del Camp, and offers a little bit more in the way of tourist facilities. More beaches, water activities, shopping and nightlife can be enjoyed here, in a location that has grown in recent years to become a modern tourist destination that somehow still retains a traditional feel to it. Many visitors to the region will also make sure they visit the world-famous Port Aventura Theme Park, located just 6km along the coast from Cambrils.
The Costa Dorada is renowned for its excellent weather, and those who visit Mont Roig Del Camp in summer can expect daily average temperatures of between 25C and 30C. Winters are mild and temperatures of below 10C are rare, though you may wish to pack a light jacket, as sea breezes can make the evenings feel a few degrees cooler than this at times.
Reus Airport (REU) is 21km from Mont Roig Del Camp, and serves the Costa Dorada with regular flights from across Europe. The best deals from the UK can usually be found through Thomas Cook Airlines, Ryanair and Thomson Airways, with the high level of competition flying to this destination keeping prices relatively low throughout the year.