Salou travel guide

Salou is best for...

Families: The fine sands and gentle slopes of the Costa Dorada beaches provide the perfect conditions for younger children to paddle, and older ones can enjoy a choice of water sports.

Entertainment: Night life here includes bars and nightclubs that open in the evenings, and for family fun, there are regular singalongs, karaoke nights, bingo nights and live shows.

Food and drink: Salou is particularly renowned for its international cuisine, with traditional Spanish fare on offer alongside favourites like British roast dinners and shellfish platters.

Fast Facts

Language: Spanish is the primary language but most locals and hotel staff have good English.

Currency: Euros.

Local time: Salou is 2 hours ahead of UK time.

Fly to: Reus Airport (REU) is about 7 miles from Salou.

Tourist information: Find further information about your next holiday here, visit

Visa / health: British citizens don’t need a visa to for holidays here, but you do need a valid passport. Visit for up-to-date visa and health recommendations and advice.