Hotels in Salou
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Salou 447 yd from city centre
This hotel is situated in the tourist centre of Salou, just 500 m from the beautiful sandy beach. Several areas with cafés,...
4r Gran Regina
Salou 839 yd from city centre
This attractive beach hotel is located in Salou, about 700 m from the tourist area, where scores of shops and other entertainment...
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Salou is located in the Tarragona Province, along the north-eastern Costa Daurada of Spain. This glamorous city is filled with sandy beaches that attract tourists who want to relax, as well as those who love windsurfing, golf and sailing.
There is a broad range of affordable accommodation available throughout the area, much of which includes a sea view.
What to see and do in Salou
There is plenty to enjoy in and around Salou, including:
- PortAventura World: This resort has two theme parks, PortAventura Park and Ferrari Land, a convention centre and the PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park.
- Lumine Mediterranean Beach & Golf Community: There are three golf courses here, all with their own distinct identity. Choose from The Lakes, The Hills or The Ruins.
- Auditorium Theatre of Salou: The 'Teatre Auditori de Salou' is an important part of the cultural landscape of the municipality and regularly hosts concerts, plays and other local events.
What to eat in Salou
Local cuisine tends to feature seafood and rice and visitors to Salou should definitely try suquet de peix, a fish broth. For meat eaters, however, pork is widely available and delicacies include mongetes amb botifarra, pork sausages fried in oil and served with vegetables, and cap-i-pota, a stewed pork dish served with hot bread.
Typical events and festivals in Salou
Events are scheduled and hosted throughout the year in Salou including the Children's Festival, National Day of Catalonia and Cós Blanc. The Cavalcade of the Three Kings is held annually on January 5 to commiserate with the arrival of the three majestic Magi in Spain.
How to move around in Salou
The bus routes in Salou include connections to Cambrils, La Pineda, Port Aventura, Reus and Tarragona. There is a shuttle that will take you to and from the airport in Reus, and taxi ranks can be found opposite the Font lluminosa fountain, the Cap Salou hotel and Reus Airport itself.
The climate in Salou
Salou has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers averaging 29°C high and mild winters where temperatures can reach up to 14°C. The rainiest month is May and the driest July and tourist season runs from the middle of May to the beginning of October.
More interesting facts about Salou
Salou is a sporting tourism destination with annual events including the Rally Catalunya which, since 2005, has been the base for the World Rally Championship.