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Destination guide

Adventure and leisure in Salou

With its sport and leisure opportunities set against a backdrop of golden sandy beaches and glistening coves, Salou is a prime spot for holidays., Salou is a prime spot for holidays. Whatever your inclination, Salou holiday lettings put you right in the centre of historic interest, sun-soaked relaxation and outdoor adventure.

Things to do

Pick your adventure in Salou

From exploring ancient ruins to marvelling at the landscape, there’s a little something to suit everyone’s interest near Salou holiday lettings. Punta de la Cella is an Iberian archaeological site of the ancient city of Calipolis with protohistoric artefacts, and the Catalan Farmhouse offers a glimpse into the edifices of Catalan towns. You could take a stroll through City Park, a beautiful open space with small ponds, diverse plant life and hidden alcoves, or take in the vistas at the Morisca Cove viewpoint, which overlooks the glittering sea and dramatic cliffs.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Salou

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Salou a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • PortAventura Theme Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Ferrari Land (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lumine Mediterránea Beach Club & Golf Community (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • PortAventura Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Aquopolis Costa Dorada (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Karting Altafulla (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Salou

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Salou

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salou is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Llevant Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Cambrils Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ponent Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Municipal Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Capellans Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Llenguadets Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
Beaches

Seaside fun near Salou holiday homes

Salou is renowned for its beautiful beaches, giving you access to sand, surf and sun just outside your holiday rental. Platja Ponent is a fine-sand beach with palm trees and crystal-clear water for relaxation and sunbathing, while Platja Capellans is ideal for novice swimmers and children, thanks to its shallow waters and calm waters. Platja Llarga is a jewel of golden sand against a backdrop of dense pine trees and gentle slopes, and Cala Llenguadets has a small cove and bunkers built during the Spanish Civil War.

How to get there

How to get to and around Salou

The nearest airport is in Reus (REU), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Barcelona (BCN-Barcelona Intl.), which is 51.6 mi (83 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Salou Station or Salou Port Aventura Station and explore the city from there.

How to get around

Getting around Salou from your holiday rental

As a popular holiday destination, Salou has a variety of transport options to move through the coastal areas. Coaches and trains can take you throughout the neighbouring coastal towns and cities near Salou, and there’s a mini train in Salou itself to move between destinations within the municipality. You could also rent a car, take a taxi or bike through the area to experience Salou on your own schedule.

Family friendly

Thrills and fun with the kids in Salou

If you’re looking for fun with the whole family, you’ll be spoilt for options in Salou. Holiday homes can be found near prime spots, such as PortAventura World, a theme and leisure park with an aquatic park, thrill rides and campgrounds, and the Sirenas Mediterranean Academy, and Shambhala, an amusement park with a hypercoaster ride for serious thrills. Llevant Beach is the perfect place for swimming, volleyball and other waterfront activities, and paintball, zip-lining and mini golf can be found at Bosc Aventura Salou.

Good for couples

Romantic holidays in Salou

Gorgeous landscape, vibrant nightlife and fine dining make Salou a great option for an intimate holiday with your significant other. Holiday cottages offer privacy and romance, while also being close to many of the best couple’s destination. The cuisine in Salou is a draw all of its own, ranging from the trendy bars and restaurants in the Ponent area to the authentic cuisine in Passeig de Jaume I, which also features stunning views on the promenade. You could also take in the cybernetic Fountain Show at the Jaume I promenade, which delights viewers with spectacular water displays and light shows, or venture along the Coastal Path, which passes stunning beaches, coves and historic sites, such as the lighthouse in Cap Salou.

How many holiday rentals are available around Salou?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,876 holiday lettings around Salou. From 163 villas to 2,278 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salou?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Salou. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • PortAventura World: 4,432 holiday lettings
  • Salou Port Aventura Station: 4,444 holiday lettings
  • Ponent Beach: 4,416 holiday lettings
  • Cala Font Beach: 4,452 holiday lettings
  • Salou Station: 4,425 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Salou listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Salou?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 163 Villas in Salou. Our other popular types of Salou holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,278 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 333 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 45 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salou?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,796 holiday homes with pool available in Salou. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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