Costa Dorada is Spanish resort coast, which is one the most popular summer holiday regions of Europe. Costa Dorada is located in Catalonia. 92km of the Mediterranean coast of Costa Daurada consist of picturesque coves with rocky coasts, covered with pines. Numerous hotels in Costa Dorada, affordable apartment and villa rentals, beaches marked with Blue Flags, famous children's Port Aventura park, Aqualeon water park - all these qualities allow the coast to be considered as number 1 place for family holidays in Spain.
Resorts of Costa Dorada
Several resorts can be considered as tourist centers of the coast. Capital of Costa Dorada is Tarragona. Ancient Catalan city today attracts with abundance of attractions, shopping opportunities and proximity to the Port Aventura park. Resorts of Salou, La Pineda and Vendrell have at their disposal beaches, which status is confirmed not only with the blue flags, but also ISO standards of environmental cleanliness. In total the resort area of Costa Dorada includes 183 large and small resorts.
Beaches of Costa Dorada
Beaches in Costa Dorada are one of the best in Spain. Equipment, constant monitoring of water quality and coastal area, waste disposal, beach infrastructure, which includes lifeguard station, restaurants and sports facilities - all these is presented in Costa Dorada. Among the most popular beaches of Costa Dorada are Platja de Llevant in Salou, beaches and resorts of Calafell and Krejksel. There are a lot of nudist beaches in Costa Dorada. Among unspoiled and relatively calm is the Waikiki beach near Tarragona.
Port Aventura, Aqualeon, Aquapolis: amusement parks in Costa Dorada
Spain's largest theme park Port Aventura has a huge choice of attractions. In total Port Aventura has five thematic zones, each of which corresponds to the time and place: the Wild West, the Mediterranean, Polynesia, China and Mexico. On the territory of Port Aventura are situated 4 hotels, but most tourists prefer to stay in nearby Tarragona and Salou.
Aqualeon is a huge park, which combines features of park and zoo. The total length of the water slides is more than a mile. The park is located near the town of Albinyana.
Aquapolis at the resort of La Pineda is another popular water park. There is also the mass of attractions and a dolphinarium.
Accommodation in Costa Dorada: Prices and seasons
The total number of places to stay in Costa Dorada is over 500 000. This includes hotels, private apartments and campsites. Swimming season in Costa Dorada lasts from April to October. The peak occurs in July-August. Salou, La Pineda and Tarragona – hotels for summer here are searched and booked in winter. The same situation in Costa Dorada is observed with villas and private apartments. The average price of an apartment in Costa Dorada is 30 euros per person per day. Below we provide links for reservation of apartments, villas and cottages in various cities of Costa Dorada: