Destination guide

Escape to Costa Dorada holiday lettings

Costa Dorada is a vibrant destination with long beaches of fine, white sand, secluded coves and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, all with a strong seafaring heritage of the past. Whether you’re travelling with family or on your own, you’ll find an array of exciting activities to make the most of your seaside retreat. Holiday lettings put you in the heart of this vast landscape and all it has to offer.


Heritage sites near Costa Dorada holiday cottages

The rich seafaring history and prehistoric culture of Costa Dorada are showcased in various museums and landmarks. Holiday homes put you within reach of such heritage sites as the National Archaeological Museum of Tarragona, an archaeology museum with mosaics, sculptures and other remnants of the Tarragon’s ruins, and the Tarragona Cathedral, a Romanesque and Gothic cathedral with impressive stained glass and artistic masterpieces. The Gaudi Centre, a museum focused on the work and legacy of the great Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, and Arc de Bera, an ancient Roman triumphal arch and architectural landmark, are also great for culture enthusiasts.

Things to do

Things to do near Costa Dorada holiday homes

Costa Dorada is filled with interesting landmarks, exciting theme parks and vast natural spaces for outdoor exploration. Holiday homes can be found near such attractions as PortAventura, a high-tech family theme park with seaside amenities, waterslides, and roller coasters, and the Les Ferreres Aqueduct, the remains of an ancient Roman aqueduct built in the first century. You could also enjoy the sights at Circ Roma, open-air and underground ruins of a Roman chariot track, and the Tarragona Amphitheatre, a Roman stadium that was once home to captivating gladiatorial fights and public spectacles.


Best beaches near Costa Dorada holiday homes

The beautiful beaches of Costa Dorada are the perfect place to unwind and relax on your retreat. Holiday homes can be found near diverse beaches like Capellans, a sandy beach with calm water and the backdrop of the city, and Playa del Trabucador, a lively beach that’s popular for kitesurfing and other wind sports. You could also spend your day at Cala Crancs, a tranquil cove beach with turquoise waters and gentle surf for swimming and snorkelling, and Cala Fonda, a secluded beach in a small, scenic cove with wooded hills and native wildlife.

Food & drink 

Best cuisine near Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada’s location on the Mediterranean coast gives it a generous and varied selection of ingredient options and creative recipes. The coastal location provides a huge supply of seafood that forms the focus of most dishes, but regional produce like tomatoes, peppers, aubergines, mushrooms and artichokes give it the distinctive flavour all its own. Visit one of the many restaurants near your holiday rental and give a Costa Dorada delicacy a try, such as esqueixada, a salad with salt cod and several vegetables, or fideuas, a seafood paella with short noodles, and get a feel for the rich culinary culture.

Family friendly

Family fun near Costa Dorada holiday homes

Costa Dorada has plenty of fun-filled attractions for children of all ages. Holiday lettings are available near kid-friendly places like Aquopolis Costa Dorada, an outdoor water park with slides, pools and marine life shows, and Llevant Beach, a beach with recreation areas and calm surf that’s suitable for children. Families will also have fun at Bosc Aventura Salou, an adventure park with paintball, zip lining, mini golf and archery, and Aqualeon, a water park with pools, tunnels, slides and safari tours with native wildlife.

How many holiday rentals are available around Costa Dorada?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,989 holiday lettings around Costa Dorada. From 1,237 villas to 1,702 houses, 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 destinations to visit in Costa Dorada?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Costa Dorada. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sitges: 1,554 holiday homes
  • Valencia Coast: 23,418 holiday homes
  • L'Ametlla de Mar: 2,344 holiday homes
  • Alcossebre: 995 holiday homes
  • Peniscola: 1,195 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Costa Dorada! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Costa Dorada?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Costa Dorada with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sitges: 1,554 holiday lettings
  • L'Ametlla de Mar: 2,344 holiday lettings
  • Alcossebre: 995 holiday lettings
  • Peniscola: 1,195 holiday lettings
  • Salou: 2,876 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Costa Dorada? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Costa Dorada. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Aquopolis Costa Dorada: 4,402 holiday rentals
  • PortAventura World: 4,439 holiday rentals
  • Sitges Station: 2,309 holiday rentals
  • Panoramica Golf: 1,184 holiday rentals
  • Castle Vilafortuny: 4,828 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Costa Dorada listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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