Hotels in La Pineda
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La Pineda 163 yd from city centre
Located 200 metres from La Pineda Beach on the Costa Dorada, this complex offers free Wi-Fi and outdoor pools. The functional...
Aqua I Zona Racó La Pineda
La Pineda 616 yd from city centre
The apartments are completely equipped and located less than 400 metres from La Pineda Beach. In the complex surroundings...
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With two of Spain’s biggest waterparks on its doorstep and a trio of beautiful Blue Flag beaches, the Spanish resort of La Pineda is a great choice for family holidays. A lovely town on the Costa Dorada, its closest neighbour is the lively resort of Salou and Barcelona is just a hour away for memorable day trips. It isn’t all about the beaches and the water; there are plenty of activities and sights in La Pineda to attract all ages of holidaymaker.
Those wanting to book a holiday in La Pineda will find a large number of accommodations for all tastes and budgets. The most desirable properties are those on the splendid Promenade and close to the seafront.
Neighbourhoods of La Pineda
La Pineda consists of a number of districts:
- Vila Seca: The central and cultural hub of La Pineda, it’s where most of the tourist action is and all the main municipal amenities are.
- Old Town:The ancient city centre is home to the Castell Vila Seca, a neo-medieval fortress surrounded by trees and the Iglesia de Sant Esteve with its 800 years of history.
- Beaches: The three beaches are Plaja de La Pineda, Plaja dels Prats, and Platja del Racó. All offer safe swimming and there’s plenty of water sports to enjoy as well as a children’s beach club.
- Aquapolis: Covering an area big enough to qualify as a district, Aquapolis is a terrific waterpark and dolphinarium packed with giant water slides, swimming pools, and marine life shows.
What to see and do in La Pineda
Culture buffs will enjoy the historical attractions of La Pineda which include the Portal de Sant Antonian 800-year old walled enclosure and the Celler Noucentista a winery dating to 1919. For more urbane pursuits, the PortAventura theme park is 15 minutes away and there are green spaces including the Torre d'en Dolça park.
What to eat in La Pineda
The food scene in La Pineda is cosmopolitan with many cuisines represented including Chinese and Vegan. Local and traditional dishes are based heavily on seafood and rice and every Spanish restaurant will have their own version of paella. Try the suquet de peix, a fish broth, pork sausages called mongetes amb botifarra, and cap-i-pota, a stewed pork dish.
Typical events and festivals in La Pineda
If you love to party, be in La Pineda around July 25th, for the Festival of San Jaume, the town’s patron saint. Other festival days are St. George’s Day in April, the Feast of Sant Esteve in August and Carnevale in February.
How to move around in La Pineda
Local bus services are good and there are good connections to local towns including Salou, Tarragona, and Reus. Taxis are readily available.
The climate in La Pineda
Sunny summer and mild winters are the key features of the Mediterranean climate in La Pineda. Temperatures usually peak in mid-July and early August.
More interesting facts about and sights in La Pineda
There are two spas in La Pineda, one of which is open to children (Aquum Spa and Wellness).