Salou is situated on the beautiful Costa Dorada in Spain and is the perfect destination for families looking for a beach holiday or couples looking for a romantic getaway in the sun. Salou manages to combine the best of the coast with the best of many other features such as stunning hiking trails, immaculate golf courses and large parks to sit back and read a book in. Salou is also home to the hugely popular theme park PortAventura which is sure to bring thrills and spills to both kids and adults.
As is the case with many Spanish destinations, the climate in Salou is known for its soaring summer temperatures and very mild winters - making it a great choice to visit all-year round. The average temperature hits 25C in July and tends to stay in the high teens until at least late October. This makes the summer months the prime time to go play on Salou’s fine beaches and dip in the swimming pool of one of its many spectacular resorts. Come in the spring or autumn months to do a bit more walking and exploring of the various sights of the area.
Despite Salou being the Costa Dorada’s most popular area, the town caters extremely well to all types of travellers - from families to couples to free-spirited explorers. One of the big attractions in the area is the aforementioned Port Aventura theme park. It is easily accessible by either bus or on foot from most parts of the region and has a couple of fantastic hotels situated right in the heart of the action. Port Aventura is situated slightly outside of the main part of Salou, but right at the heart of the town is where you will find most of the excitement. There are excellent restaurants for family meals, classy bars for dressing up and having a few drinks as well as the centre being just a short walk from the beach for everyone to enjoy. It is here that you will also find the best choices of hotels no matter who you are travelling with.
Sunshine holidays to Salou offer accommodation options to suit your taste and budget. From fancy all-inclusive hotels that have all food and alcoholic beverages provided to slightly cheaper self-catered options that give you the freedom to experience the town’s variety of dining choices. In Salou, you can expect to find a combination of international cuisine and traditional Spanish food and tapas not just in the town’s many restaurants, but also in many of the accommodation in the area. There are also plenty of opportunities in the region to collect some small Spanish souvenirs to take a piece of your holiday home with you. Whether that be a small toy for a child or bottle of the finest Spanish wine for someone back home, there are plenty of options available to you. It is hard to resist a good bargain not only when browsing smaller souvenir shops but also when the time comes to spend a bit more cash. So when it comes to finding a holiday, the chase is on to find the one that offers the best value. Cheekytrip is a price comparison site that can aid your search.