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Holidays in Cap Salou

Cap Salou is perfect for a quiet holiday. You’ll find this secluded resort on a headland of the same name, just outside lively Salou. The sun-kissed little coves, ‘calas’, of Cap Salou’s rugged coastline are overlooked by pine woods, while the hilly streets offer a handful of restaurants and shops. If you want something more lively, catch the bus and head south to central Salou for bustling bars, sandy beaches and lots of nightlife.

 

9-25 °C

Cap Salou enjoys warm, bright summers and mild winters.

2 hours

Reus Airport, 14.5km north of Cap Salou.

For a tranquil getaway amongst the Costa Dorada’s most secluded beaches and quiet golf courses, book your holiday to Cap Salou with Thomas Cook today.

Recommended offers in Cap Salou

H10 Mediterranean Village

7 Nights, Half Board
Hotel highlights
  • Quiet location near to lively Salou
  • Hotel-run kids' club
  • Free kids' places

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Festival Village Apartments

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Popular with British families
  • Spacious apartments
  • Entertainment for all the family

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Festival Village And Aquopolis Waterpark

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Free passes to Aquopolis waterpark Costa Dorada
  • Close to the lively resort of Salou
  • Organised kids' activity programme

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Best Negresco Complex

7 Nights, All Inclusive
Hotel highlights
  • Seafront location
  • Within easy reach of lively Salou
  • Just 100m to the beach

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Hotel Cala Font

7 Nights, Half Board
Hotel highlights
  • Small kids' splash pool
  • Directly on the beach
  • Stunning views

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When you’re not spending the tranquil days sunbathing on the beach or by the pool, you could be teeing off at a golf course with a view of the sea. There are also a few bars and restaurants to choose from, with many more in the nearby resort of Salou. It’s just along the coast and home to PortAventura, Europe’s largest theme park, waterparks and everything else you could want for a day of fun in the Spanish sunshine. Salou’s old town is lovely to explore, with a more traditional style, and the seaside city of Barcelona is in easy reach.

You’ll find lots of great little beaches around here. They’re the main attractions in Cap Salou. Windsurfers love the breeze at sandy Cala Vinya beach, which is also perfect for both volleyball and sunbathing. For extra peace and quiet, visit the rocky cove of Cala Penya Tallada or stretch out at Cala Morisca, which is next to the lighthouse. Head into Salou for a livelier beach scene, where kids play on the gently shelving sands of Llevant Beach. This is one of the best beaches on the Costa Dorada, so there are plenty of watersports, restaurants and shops available.

Famous for its natural woodlands, Cap Salou is an idyllic place for a game of golf. There are four golf courses to choose from, plus many more along the rest of the Costa Dorada. There are plenty of things for kids to do in Salou too; the rollercoasters of the huge PortAventura theme park and the slides of the Aquopolis waterpark are just a short bus ride from Cap Salou itself.  You’ll also be in a great location for a day trip to Barcelona, where you can see Antoni Gaudí’s unusual Sagrada Família cathedral, tour the Nou Camp football stadium and stroll amongst the market stalls and street performers on the bustling Las Ramblas.

Some of Spain’s best-known foods are from this region, including the spicy chorizo sausage. Other cured meats are popular here too; make sure you try the local hams and dried boar. You’ll also find lots of places in Cap Salou and Salou serving fresh seafood. Fish often comes with romesco sauce, which is made from tomatoes, red peppers and almonds. If you’re looking for a home-from-home atmosphere and some traditional food, head to one of Irish taverns or English bars nearby, in the heart of Salou; they’re also a great place to catch up on the home football games.

CAP SALOU IS BEST FOR...

Beach fans: Unwind in a peaceful cove with the sun on your skin and the sea lapping the sand.

Scenery lovers: Explore the woodlands and cliff tops of Cap Salou by bike or on foot.

Thrilseekers: Ride the rollercoasters, slide down the water chutes and see the shows at PortAventura.


FAST FACTS

Language: The language spoken in Cap Salou is Spanish

Currency: The currency used in Cap Salou is the Euro (€)

Local time: Cap Salou is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time

Fly to: Reus Airport, 14.5km north of Cap Salou.

Flight time from UK: 2 hours

Tourist Information: Further Cap Salou tourist information can be found at www.spain.info

Visa & Health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Cap Salou.


WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 9-25 (˚C)

Book your holiday during the summer to enjoy long, bright days and highs of 28 (˚C). If you’re planning to get out and about, you may find the weather in late spring or early autumn more comfortable for sightseeing. Or book your holiday during Cap Salou’s mild winter season, to take advantage of fewer crowds.


GETTING AROUND

On foot: Stroll through the pine woods on the Cap Salou headland or follow the 2.5km coastal path into Salou.

By bike: Cycle-friendly routes make it easy to explore Cap Salou’s scenery on two wheels.

By taxi: Taxis are easily available and a quick way to get between quiet Cap Salou and the livelier resorts nearby, such as Salou and the fishing village of Cambrils.

By tourist train: Once you’re in Salou, the mini-train is a fun way to get around. It even stops at PortAventura.

By hire car: Highly recommended if you’re using Cap Salou as a peaceful base for sightseeing around the Costa Dorada.

By bus: There’s lots to see and do in the busier town of Salou. Hop on one of the local buses to explore the lively bar and restaurant scene.


EVENTS

For music-lovers: In July-August, the Cambrils International Music Festival hosts all kinds of concerts in spectacular venues, such as Vilafortuny Castle. And it’s less than 15km from Cap Salou.

Summer fun: Join the festivities of Salou’s Golden Nights in August. As well as music and art events, it’s a great chance to see the local traditions which include giant puppets and human towers.

Fit for a king: With everything from a market to medieval re-enactments, Salou brings the Middle Ages back to life in September for the King Jaume I Festival.

For petrol-heads: The Spanish stage of the World Rally Championship starts in Salou each October.


Why choose Thomas Cook

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