Where is Salou?
Salou is one of the municipalities of Catalonia, Spain with one of the longest tourist seasons, starting in March and ending in November. Salou has been a prime tourist destination since 60s and now presented to the travels as one of the highest quality holiday destinations in the Mediterranean. The main attraction for Salou is yearlong in the sun, nine beaches with golden sand, calm waters and mild climate all year round. The location of Salou is a strategically important for tourism development due to its location on the Costa Dorada, 103 km from Barcelona. It is situated 12 km from Tarragona and 9 km from Reus Airport thus easily accessible by the visitors.
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Vacation spots in Salou
There are several interesting and historical sights to visit such as Santa Maria del Mar Church, Torse Vella, and Monument Jaume I etc. Apart from these, there is an aquatic park, PortAventura with major attractions like Dragon Khan, Furious Baco, the Hurricane Condor etc.
Theatre Auditori de Salou plays local cultural event of the community. Out of the several beaches, Llevant beach is the biggest. There is opportunity to go for rented cruise or boat trip with opportunity of deep sea fishing. Salou provides excellent night life with several bars, discotheques and clubs. There are also several restaurant serving both mediterranean and typical spanish food.
Top 10 Attractions in Salou:
There'll be no shortage of things going on in Salou in 2012 with shows, gigs, festivals, exhibitions and sporting events.
1. House of Illusion
Type: Dinner Theatres
The House of Illusion is an amazing mystery theater, geared for the whole family to remember and enjoy for years to come.
Decades is the biggest Party that you will experience in the Costa Dorada. With Live Vocalists and Dancers performing songs throughout the Decades!!! 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s and the 00's!An All Inclusive Evening of Wine, Lager and Sangria.A Separate Kids room with Entertainment all night long.Definitely the night of your holiday!
3. Dancing Fountain Show
4. PortAventura Park
A must for people of all ages is the PortAventura Theme Park. It was formerly part of the Universal Parks & resorts, theme park division of NBCUniversal, but this link was dropped in 2005. It is just a short distance from the centre of Salou (The noddy train will take you there) and is one hour from Barcelona. The theme park is part of a resort which consist of a major theme park, water park, four hotels and a convention centre.
5. Llevant Beach
6. Lumine Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community
The Lumine Golf Club was formely known as PortAventura Golf and consists of three courses north, central and south. North and Cental were designed by Greg Norman and the South was designed by the Green Project. There are two clubhouses, pro shop, rental services and a golf school.
7. Bosc Aventura Salou
Bosc Aventura in Salou located on the street Barbastro No.8 situated behind the City Park.
8. Paseo Maritimo
9. PortAventura Aquatic Park
10. Platja dels Capellans
Platja dels Capellans is one of Salou's most poular beaches as it is fairly compact, has good facilities including monitors and red cross centre. Capellans lies at the Eastern end of Salou so is within easy walking distance of hotels in the Carrer Vendrell area, Playa Park, Salou Park, Calypso, Oasis for example. It is also accessible, as are all Salou's beaches, via the Road Train or buses which link all of Salou.