We invite you to discover the hotel, Salou and the Costa Dorada
10 things to do near the hotel
Salou a charming Mediterranean town
There is little left for your visit to our Golden Costa Salou Adults Only hotel in Salou. At Golden Hotels we want your vacation to become an unforgettable experience, so we want you to enjoy our facilities to the fullest and we want to make some tourist, cultural gastronomic and sports recommendations, so that you take advantage of everything that Salou and Costa Dorada.
About the hotel and Salou
HOTEL FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES IN LA PINEDA AND SALOU
Built on the very first line of the Racó beach, on the privileged seafront of Vila-Seca, the Hotel Golden Costa Salou offers all kinds of comforts and a complete program of daytime and nighttime entertainment activities.
This Cozy hotel is located on a long sandy beach in the popular La Pineda area of Salou, an area full of shops and entertainment venues. The Golden Costa Salou hotel is one of the hotels located next to Port Aventura on the Costa Dorada.
Activities: Activities at the Golden Costa Salou hotel are a very important part for families with children.
At Golden Hotels we attach great importance to our clients' leisure activities and we know how important it is for a hotel to have children's entertainment. Golden Costa Salou is sure to offer you activities that suit your tastes.
Our magnificent entertainment team will offer you a wide program of activities to enjoy throughout your stay. In addition, we offer every night without interruption professional shows in the main bar.
Children will love the beach, the pool, funny games... at the Golden Costa Salou hotel you can enjoy many activities that are organized every day.
· Outdoor pool with free sunbeds and umbrellas · Pool in the attic with Balinese beds · Spa: Heated pool with hydrojets, air beds and water jets, sauna, Turkish bath, sensation shower and thermal loungers (€) · Pool towels free of charge and deposit · Massages and beauty treatments (€) · Gym · Billiards · Buffet restaurant · Main bar with terrace and evening entertainment
LA PINEDA, VILASECA
In the heart of the Costa Dorada is Vila-seca, La Pineda Platja, an authentic oasis of tranquility, perfect for relaxing and for a family vacation. The Mediterranean climate and its wide tourist offer make it an ideal destination to enjoy nature, well-being and fun throughout the year.
A wide variety of leisure and entertainment proposals await you for the whole family, with different theme parks and water parks. Also, if you are looking to reconnect with nature and with yourself, the destination's green spaces and wellness and wellness centers await you.
Know everything that Salou, La Pineda and its surroundings can offer you.
The beaches and coves of golden sand with their calm waters have made Salou one of the great reference destinations on the Costa Dorada. Its excellent weather and its commitment to the quality of its services have made it worthy of the Family Tourism Destination and Sports Tourism Destination certificates.
Salou is a unique destination that offers a wide variety of services in accommodation, restaurants, activities and entertainment, with the aim of guaranteeing ideal holidays or stays for families, with the highest quality and safety. You will be able to enjoy a few days in the sunlight, bathing and the sea breeze on the different beaches and coves of the municipality, doing sports, relaxing, walking and shopping!
Main activities in town:
· 9 beaches · Camino de Ronda of 6.5 km · Beach sports area · Golf courses · Port Aventura · Nautical Station · Gastronomy and commerce
· Platja de Llevant · Platja de Ponent · Platja dels Capellans · Platja Llarga · Cala de Llenguadets · Cala Crancs · Cala Vinya · Cala Penya Tallada
For more information, visit the information and tourism page: www.visitsalou.eu
· 1st day:
We invite you to start the day sunbathing on any of the 9 beaches in the village: Platja de Ponent, Platja de Llevant, Platja de Capellans and Platja Llarga beaches, and Cala Llenguadets, Peña Tallada, Font, Vinya and Cala Crancs coves. The first hours of the morning are ideal to enjoy moderate temperatures and to protect your skin.
At noon, the perfect moment arrives to enjoy a drink in any of the "chiringuitos", or beach bars, located in Ponent, Llevant or Llarga beaches, among others. Next, it is recommended to eat in any of the restaurants in Salou: Mediterranean, international, exotic cuisine ... but always delicious!
After a generous dinner, we invite you to enjoy the shops in the capital of the Costa Dorada, where you will find the latest trends in fashion and accessories, as well as the most unique memories of your visit to Salou.
And if you want to discover our city in the most comfortable and simple way, you cannot miss the Tourist Train, with 2 routes and the introduction of audio guides for adults and children, and ramps specially designed for people with reduced mobility.
Before you go you cannot miss a photograph on any of the 2 landmarks of Salou (the giant letters of our city are a souvenir that you will never forget) or some of the highlights to enjoy the most unique sunsets: Pilones, Punta del Po-Roig, Punta del Caballo or the Salou Lighthouse viewpoint (open until sunset).
And if you want to extend the day a little longer, you cannot miss the show of the luminous fountains, with incredible games and choreographies of water, lights, colors and music that take place at night and that will leave you speechless. Check the schedule and don't miss them.
The second day can be even better: discovering the Camino de Ronda very early after a good breakfast or touring the coastline by bicycle are just two of the activities that we propose.
Did you eat at one of the various restaurants in Salou yesterday? Well today, why not to do it in any of the beach "chiringuitos"? Or enjoy a takeaway meal in any of the open-air locations in Salou city center? The afternoon becomes a good time to discover those corners of Salou that we still do not know: the Torre Vella, the Old Railway Station, the Santa María del Mar Church ... there is much to photograph! Next, it is a good time to stroll through the busiest streets of the city, such as Barcelona Street or the Old Town, one of the areas with the most shops in the capital of the Costa Dorada.
Before leaving, you can take a step beyond our city, we recommend that you discover the Paseo from Miramar to Cambrils, Parc Samà or the cities of Vila-seca and La Pineda Platja.
If you have time (and energy), you cannot leave Salou without enjoying the unique experiences offered by PortAventura World, one of the most important and spectacular theme parks in Europe. And the fact is that, whether you like world-famous attractions, shows for the whole family or the most surprising cuisine, PortAventura Park is your destination. And don't forget the emotions of Ferrari Land and the fun of the PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park. Get your (skip-the-line) tickets here.
On the other hand, if you want to remain doing activities in Salou, we recommend you to enjoy outdoor sports such as cycling, running or the many water sports offered by the Nautical Station of the Costa Dorada. At lunchtime, we suggest you go to our close village neighbours such as Reus (6km), Tarragona (12km), Montblanc (45km), the Cistercian route (50km) or the Delta. from the Ebro (70km).
Finally you cannot miss the opportunity to visit and photograph places such as the Route of Modernism in Reus, with buildings such as Casa Navàs, Casa Rull and Casa Gasull, or the Cathedral, the Amphitheater, the Forum, and the Walls of Tarragona, a World Heritage city declared by UNESCO in 2000.
What to do on the Costa Dorada?
COSTA DORADA (GOLDEN COAST)
Located in the southern part of Catalonia, specifically in the province of Tarragona, it is an area that stands out for its beautiful beaches. In fact, it is known for the golden color of the sand when the sun hits it. Ready to discover it thoroughly?
On the Costa Dorada you can do lot of plans, from a romantic night in a town lost in the mountains of Prades to one of the best beaches in the Mediterranean. Stroll among the jewels of modernism or the vestiges of Roman civilization or enjoy the adrenaline rush of one of the best theme parks in the world, PortAventura World. It is also added to an emblematic oenological culture, with a representation of some of the most appreciated Denominations of Origin in Catalonia. The Costa Dorada is also a paradise for the little ones, because it offers the possibility of enjoying the serenity of nature while allowing them to participate in a lot of fun and educational activities.
The Costa Dorada could perfectly offer you a trip back in time, from the vestiges of prehistoric culture, the trace of which can be seen in Espluga de Francolí or the Iberian remains of Calafell, passing through the Roman heritage of ancient Tarraco, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Without forgetting the medieval past on the Cistercian Route to modernism that comes to life through the so-called Landscape of the Geniuses route, which makes a journey through Gaudí's modernism in Reus, from the heritage of Joan Miró in Mont - red and the influences of Pau Casals in El Vendrell.
Delve into the heart of the wineries of the Costa Dorada. Discover the place where wine is made and matured. The spaces that keep the secrets of wine production open their doors and offer unique experiences. Walk its corners, admire its architecture and Transport yourself in time. Let yourself be carried away by history and taste the identity of each winery.
The enogastronomic map of the Costa Dorada takes you to a rich and diverse destination, steeped in tradition and renewed with creative elaboration. The seafood cuisine of fresh fish comes to the table with ancestral recipes and is also reinvented with originality. The white, red and rosé wines of the Montsant, Tarragona, Conca de Barberà, Penedès and DOQ Priorat Denominations of Origin bring to the palate all the tonalities of a landscape that has made wine-growing activity a culture of its own.
Discover a territory where gastronomic pleasures are savored at the table with typical dishes such as xató, they are lived with unique traditions such as calçotada, and are savored with own products such as vermouth from Reus or PDO Siurana oil.
Can you imagine feeling the excitement of becoming explorers to live a thousand adventures around the world? Slides, pools, roller coasters, magical temples, castles surrounded by mysterious characters ... If real life is a universe of surprises, we recommend that you do not stop entering the fascinating space of fantasy and simulation.
Due to its climate, the Costa Dorada will allow you to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year. Choose the one you like the most! From hiking trails to do with the family, through the most risky adventure sports such as climbing, raid or caving. If you are more of the sea, you can opt for maritime activities such as sailing, kayaking, or paddle surfing in calm waters, as well as living the experience of sharpening your aim at a golf green. Activate endorphins and enjoy the environment!
SALOU WITH BIKE
The great sports infrastructures and the many sunny days that Salou has make the city an excellent place to practice sports; so much so that renowned sporting events such as Challenge Sport (international triathlon event) are held annually in Salou.
In the field of cycling, Salou has excellent communications and a variety of routes surrounding the coastline of the Costa Dorada and approaching various points of interest in the territory. The pedal experience is enhanced by the different benefits and services that the city offers to cyclists, such as workshops, certified hotels, bicycle parking spaces throughout the city, different internal circuits and other advantages 100% focused on sport. of the bicycle.
Salou offers cyclists: 1- Road cycling, 5 routes leaving from Salou to discover all the beauty of the Costa Dorada. 2- Cross Country, the mountain a step away from the beach. 3- Family cycling, walks to discover the Salouense coastline..
CAMINO DE RONDA SALOU
The 6,5 kilometer trail runs along the coast from the Pilones area to the Lighthouse in Cap Salou (Cap de Salou). The route consists of 2 sections: From Pilones to Replanells (2 km) the road is fully enabled and from Replanells to El Faro (4.5 km) on a natural path, not fully conditioned.
The passage through the Camino de Ronda discovers the great natural and scenic wealth of the area. In addition to the different panoramic views that can be discovered on the way, the path runs through beaches and coves, becoming a different way of discovering the Cap Salou area. From Pilones, the path heads south and passes by Capellans beach, where you can see the remains of the old lazaretto, built in 1829. The route continues through Llenguadets cove, from where you can see the bunkers built during the War Civil. The last section corresponds to the Larga beach, a natural environment away from the tourist area.
Although the path reaches a maximum height of 77 meters above sea level, with sections that have little difficulty, most of the route is practicable for everyone.
ADVICE • Assess whether you have the appropriate physical preparation to be able to follow the chosen route, be aware of your own limitations and act with common sense. • Use appropriate footwear for walking. • Find out about weather forecasts. • Wear appropriate clothing according to the current weather conditions. • Bring water, especially in summer. • Use sun protection. • Exercise extreme precautions in the sections of the coastal path exposed to the cliffs and do not leave the road. • Do not make a fire. • Respect and enjoy the environment.
TOWNS TO VISIT ON THE COSTA DORADA:
We start the route in Tarragona, visiting the Roman city, the amphitheater, the circus and the forum, World Heritage, and the cathedral. You can do it through one of the dramatized visits offered by the Tarraco Guide Bureau. Less common, but also highly recommended, is to do a caving itinerary in an urban cave, like the one organized by the Society for Speleological Research. If you do not want to move from the city, you can go to the port and embark on a sailboat to contemplate the sunset from the sea, with Cosas de Barcos
Visiting the medieval city of Montblanc, in the company of one of the guides offered by the Town Hall, is an unbeatable way to start the day. Then we will go to the monastery of Vallbona de les Monges, where you can take a guided tour and even stay at the hostel. Without moving from Vallbona, you have two possible activities. In El Olivo, you can discover the process of making the typical oil of the area and taste it, or you can visit a stained glass workshop in Ahumada / Balcells glassmakers.
Come to Siurana and you will discover a fairytale village that brings to the skin the memory of endless sieges and impossible conquests.
Encinglada in an impregnable place on the river, the knights of four counts were necessary to subdue it. His castle defended an impassable border that extended from the Balaguer neck in Tamarit de Gaià. Conquered in 1153, after the fall of Lleida and Tortosa, it was the last stronghold of the reconquest in Catalonia. If you look at the precipice that surrounds it, you will guess why it was not conquered for three centuries and why the end was so tragic.
Abdelazia, the Moorish queen, before being subjected to the Christians, preferred to fall off a cliff with her horse. And the animal, in his useless resistance, left the mark of his horseshoe forever marked on the rock. And with it the last Saracen stronghold of Catalonia disappeared.
Today, we can see a charming village of cobbled houses and streets and the remains of the Saracen fortress, located at the entrance of the town. At their feet, a reservoir with clean and calm waters • offers them the possibility of practicing all kinds of water sports.
· FALSET- MONT-ROIG DEL CAMP
In Falset, capital of the Priorat wine region, we will take a guided visit to the Castle of Wine, a museum dedicated to wine located in the old castle of the Counts of Prades. Bellmunt del Priorat offers us the Museum of Mines, which includes a plant from the Eugenia mine, where lead was obtained years ago. Then we will go to the Els Guiamets reservoir, to relax in a kayak, a skateboard or a fishing boat provided by the Servikayak Nature Center. And we will end the day with some golfing time at the Bonmont Club, located in Montroig del Camp.