Explore Costa Dorada
Long Golden beaches, charming villages, a lively and vibrant nightlife and Barcelona only up the road- a holiday to Costa Dorada is the perfect destination. Running south from Barcelona, this ‘Golden Coast’ is made up of trendy seafront towns, vibrant and friendly beach resorts, an assortment of landmarks and of course the hugely entertaining Aquopolis water park and Port Aventura.
Where to Stay In Costa Dorada
- The HTOP Molinos Park Hotel in Salou is located close to the beach, and is also a great base for the Port Adventura theme park.
Things to do in Costa Dorada
For the culture lovers, holidays to Costa Dorado has plenty to keep you entertained; head to Tarragona for the spectacular Roman remains and hilltop cathedral, or why not visit the outstanding Gaudi architecture and legendary unfinished Sagrada Familia cathedral in Barcelona. Find out more about Barcelona breaks.
Sitges, one of the foremost tourist resorts on the Catalan Coast is definitely worth a visit. Maintaining its picturesque ambience and cultural traditions, Sitges holidays offer a bustling commercial atmosphere with charming streets, gorgeous beaches, wild party scene and of course it’s a wealth of important museums such as the Maricel and Church of Sant Bartomeu.
Take advantage of enjoying the cool Mediterranean breeze whilst relaxing on a cruise boat in the seas of La Pineda which usually head to Cap Salou, the top marine destination. It is also worth visiting the fishing village in Cambrils where you can treat yourself to some of the best seafood restaurants in Costa Dorada. Enjoy the ultimate combination a sandy beach and Europe's largest theme park on a Salou holiday.
Costa Dorada also provides the perfect location for ultimate retail therapy. With a choice of the five kilometer shopping strip featuring top designer names in Barcelona to the exclusive Spanish boutiques in Tarragon or the traditional markets in Cambrils - you will find it difficult not to find something that suits your taste. Holidays to Costa Dorada really offers plenty to, find out more about the best things to do in Costa Dorada with easyJet Holidays useful guide.
Enjoy a fantastic beach holiday to Costa Dorada
If long strips of soft, golden sand being lapped up by clear, shallow waters is your idea of a perfect holiday destination then Costa Dorada really is the place for you. With its ‘Gold Coast’ stretching over 200 kilometers, Costa Dorada has a superb choice of beach locations to offer any sun worshipper. With a gorgeous palm-lined promenade as its backdrop and an abundance of sun beds, showers and water sports, it is no wonder this golden sweep of Salou is the most popular with holidaymakers and has been crowned a Blue Flag winner.
Salou takes the crown for the liveliest of all the resorts, packing its main street with neon lights, ongoing happy hours, British-style pubs, karaoke bars and discos. Or head to the extensive strip of disco bars and cafes which run parallel to the beach in La Pineda. If you fancy partying amongst the locals, head to the port in Tarragona-full of Spanish bars and chic drinking hubs, the port truly gives off an energetic vibe or head to Barcelona for a more stylish vibe.
Whether it’s the typical Mediterranean cuisine or the familiar flavour of a British dish - holidays to Costa Dorada will satisfy any appetite. From a typical menu in Salou offering a choice between toad-in-the-hole and tapas, to the famous seafood restaurants in Cambril, there are plenty of options.
Why not dine amongst the locals in the glass-fronted restaurants along the seafront in Sitges, treating yourself to their favourite steaming plates of paella or ‘fuet’ sausages.
Costa Dorada holidays to suit you
Costa Dorada holidays really do have a winning combination of places to go, things to do and culture to explore making it one of the most popular holiday destinations. easyJet Holidays have an endless amount of flexible deals available to suit whatever your needs. Even better, if you book your hotel and flight together, you save, so you can get away for less.