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Nestled along the Costa Daurada, Coma-ruga is renowned for its medicinal spring waters and long stretches of fine sandy beach. Tucked away between bustling Barcelona and historic Tarragona, the possibilities for day trips are endless, with ample family-friendly activities and excursions to pursue.

Choose from a wide number of property types, from spectacular seafront view villas to tranquil apartments and affordable hotels.

Neighbourhoods of Coma-ruga

You can stay in and explore several neighbourhoods in the Coma-ruga area:

  • Coma-ruga: The principle town area consists of the beautiful Platja de Coma-ruga and a charming marina. A number of fine bars and restaurants can be found along Passeig Marítim de Coma-ruga, stretching all the way west to Roc de Sant Gaietà.
  • Sant Salvador: Home to the breathtaking public beaches of Platja de les Madrigueres and excellent waterfront entertainment, this neighbourhood offers some great seafront properties.
  • Els Masos: Tucked away from the beach but with excellent ocean views, this is predominantly a residential neighbourhood with charming villas and terraces. It's also home to hiking trails into the hills and scenic points like Torre de la Talaia.

What to see and do in Coma-ruga

Coma-ruga offers some of Tarragonia's finest beaches and seaside trails. Exploring the coast by foot or bike is a must, with trails leading from Port De Segur east to Port de la Central and west to Platja de la Pallisseta. When you're not exploring the coast, the excellent Museu Pau Casals houses attractive artefacts relating to Pablo Casals and a tranquil garden. The spring waters of Estany and Riuet on the beach are said to hold medicinal qualities; take a dip or simply absorb the area's spectacular sea views. For hikers, the beautiful Pedrera Romana is just outside of town, along with the beautiful Massís de Bonastre area. Kids will love the Aqualeon waterpark and Calafell Slide near town.

What to eat in Coma-ruga

It's all about regional Tarragona cuisine and fresh seafood in Coma-ruga. Opt for the trademark speciality, Tarragona romesco, a rich tomato-based casserole, or arròs negre, paella-like rice cooked with squid ink and seafood. Rice and seafood dishes are found throughout Coma-ruga's restaurants, offering everything from arrossejat (rice and seafood simmered in stock) to seafood paella. Grilled sardines are another speciality - but you can choose just about any fresh catch, grilled simply, and it will be delicious. You should also try the region's special wines and olive oil.

Typical events and festivals in Coma-ruga

Coma-ruga hosts a number of important festivities, from religious celebrations to cultural events. In June, San Juan is celebrated with dances, fireworks and contests in and around the port area. In August, the town's founding is celebrated with Fiesta Mayor de Coma-ruga, a fiesta of musical concerts, children's shows and fireworks.

How to move around in Coma-ruga

Coma-ruga is serviced both by a convenient bus network and a handy train service via the Sant Vicenç de Calders station. It's possible to travel to both Tarragona and Barcelona by train. The closest airports are Reus and Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat.

The climate in Coma-ruga

Coma-ruga has a Mediterranean climate that is sunny year-round with hot summers often reaching 30° and reasonably mild winters reaching highs of 15°. Rain is more likely to fall in October, May and September.

More interesting facts about and sights in Coma-ruga

Less than 6km north of Coma-ruga, you'll find the charming medieval town of El Vendrell. Take your time to explore this town and its historic Church of Sant Salvador, home to a baroque organ and a beautiful bell tower.