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Hotels in Costa Dorada

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Tourism in Costa Dorada

Holidays in Costa Dorada

Stretching between Cunit and Acanar, the Costa Dorada is a wonderful Mediterranean destination, part of the province of Tarragona in Spain’s Catalonia region. Its name translates as Golden Coast in English, giving you an idea of the sights and sensations that await you. The resorts vary in size but there are terrific beaches, plenty of sightseeing opportunities, and entertainments for all the family.

Appropriate for holiday parties on any budget, there is a good selection of cheap hotels in Costa Dora offering friendly comfortable stays.

Beaches of Costa Dorada

The Costa Dorada features a number of spectacular beaches, including:

  • Cala Crancs: This is a popular beach in Salouthat is well known for being a great spot for calm swimming and snorkelling.
  • Roda Punta: Head to this particular beach in Roda de Baraif you want to enjoy a day of water sports and swimming.
  • Cala Fona: A short distance from Tarragona, this beach is worth the walk to enjoy a tranquil setting and stunning views.
  • La Pineda: This is a great Blue flag beach in Vila-Seca ideal for families.
  • Playa del Torn: Near to L'Hospitalet, this is one of Europe’s biggest naturist beaches. It’s the perfect combination of dark green pine trees, golden sand and clear blue waters.

Tourism in Costa Dorada

There are many tourist attractions that visitors to Costa Dorada can enjoy, with some of the most popular including the PortAventura theme park, the famous Les Ferreres Aquedect and the ancient Tarragona Amphitheatre. The main towns of Tarragona, Reus, Cambrils, and Salou all have historic sites, cultural attractions, and modern urban entertainments.

What to eat in Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada boasts a strong culinary culture, with some of the absolute, must-try dishes being olla barrejada which is a meat and vegetable stew, truita amb suc which is an omelette with gravy and even pig’s trotters with snails!

Feasts and Traditions of Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada is a lively destination that holds plenty of celebrations throughout the year, from the traditional medieval week of Sant Jordi in April, to the annual Wine Festival in May, to the vibrant Night of San Juan festivities in June. Each community has a calendar of events with at least one saint feast day.

Whether you are looking for a restful beach experience or a culture- and history-filled adventure, Costa Dorada is guaranteed to be a location that ticks all of the boxes. spotless beaches, interesting historic remains, and state of the art theme parks, it really is a holiday destination that can offer something to every single member of the family. Book now with Destinia for a holiday to remember.