Salou is a traditional destination for family holidays with the guarantee of the “Family Resort” certification awarded by the Government of Catalonia. It offers visitors a wide range of family leisure activities and its beaches, as well as having excellent facilities, are ideal for children thanks to their shallow waters.
Its wide range of leisure and entertainment for all ages, sports and water sports activities and facilities, gastronomy and theme parks make Salou the ideal destination for a family holiday.
What to do in Salou?
SSalou has 7.5 km of coastline with long, wide beaches and attractive small coves:
- Llevant Beach: the largest in Salou, located on the Jaume I Promenade and in the heart of the resort, it is 1200 metres long and 140 m wide.
- Ponent Beach: son the Miramar Promenade, 1100 metres long.
- Llarga Beach: surrounded by pine trees and nature, 600 metres long.
- Capellans Beach: 220 metres long.
- Coves: Cala Llenguadets, Cala Crancs and Cala Font (among others).
As well as its beaches, Salou offers other places of interest:
- Torre Vella: A watchtower built in the 16th century to guard the coast and defend the area from the continuous pirate attacks. Today it hosts art exhibitions and cultural events.
- Jaume I Promenade Salou’s main seafront promenade, 1 km long. In summer it is the venue for many cultural and leisure activities.
- Masia Catalana: A reconstruction of a typical Catalan farmhouse. In summer it is used to hold the craft market and at Christmas it is the setting for the “living nativity scene”.
- Illuminated Fountain: Designed by the architect Carles Buigas and located at the northern end of the Jaume I Promenade, it offers a daily spectacle of light and sound combined with the plays of the water jets.
- Coastal path: A 5 km footpath running along the coast and offering spectacular views. The route begins in the Els Acantilats area (at the end of the Jaume I promenade) and finishes at the Cape of Salou.