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Located on the Costa Dorada is Salou, Spain, a beautiful resort city perfect for a family getaway or solo retreat on white beaches next to dramatic mountainside coastlines. Be sure to check out these top Salou highlights!

PortAventura Park
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PortAventura Park

This fantastic amusement park is packed full of rides and entertainment, a perfect place to spend the afternoon of family-friendly fun.

Illuminated Fountain

Illuminated Fountain

Not far from the port is a series of lit up colored fountains, and even a
water maze, which are best viewed at night. The main attraction is a
synchronized evening light and music show.

Torre Vella
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Torre Vella

This watchtower was built in 1530 to overlook and protect Salou. Today
it houses a few unique art collections open to the public for free.

Llenguadets Beach

This hidden gem of Salou beaches is where the locals go on the weekends,
free of the regular tourist crowds. It’s small, peaceful, beautifully
maintained, and entirely stunning.

Aquopolis Water Park

Aquopolis Water Park

Just east of Salou in La Pineda is Aquopolis, a water park where you can have your very own private encounter with a friendly dolphin.

Canyoning

Canyoning

There are a variety of guided tours that will take you climbing deep through the Salou mountains—an unforgettable adventure.

Biking

Biking

Downhill Bikes Salou consistently beats expectations with their guided
bike tours through the incredible scenery down the mountainside.

Planning Your Salou Visit

Salou Tourist Season

Salou peak season runs from May to October, so be wise and book your
tickets in advance if visiting during these months. The Salou weather is
absolutely blissful at this time.

Salou Restaurants

What’s to eat? Welcome to Catalonia, where it’s all about the refreshing
seaside dishes and drinks. Eating like a local means beachside Sangria
and tapas all day long and seafood paella for dinner.

Beware Scalpers

It’s best to buy your tickets in advance, not from someone selling on
the streets. Scams are common in a tourist city like Salou—don’t run the
risk of getting overcharged or buying an invalid ticket.

Good to know

  • Language
    Spanish
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +34
  • Best time to visit
    To avoid the tourists and the rainfall that comes at the end of the
    summer, try to plan your visit in May or June, when the weather will
    still be warm.

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What people are saying about Salou

Rob and Nick were excellent Guides .. we loved it

We really enjoyed this day out, guides were super and what a lovely way to see some of Spain that you wouldn’t normally get to see. We hadn’t biked in a long number of years but no problem .. full training and practice ahead of time ...

Half-Day Bike Tour in Salou Reviewed by James, 07/19/2018

One of the most enjoyfull day of my life.

There are so many activities, you don't understand how the time passes. Enjoying time for all the family. I am very pleased that ı visited Port Aventura Theme Park.

Great transportation service. Park is worth it by its own right.

If you are aiming to view all the park has to offer, consider an alternative that allows to stay for longer. Looking at the park's map in advance can be helpful in getting the most of your visit.

From Barcelona: PortAventura Theme Park Ticket & Transfer Reviewed by a GetYourGuide customer, 06/27/2017