If you are thinking about heading down to Spain this year for your usual mid-summer trip with the lads/lasses, but you are starting to tire of your usual haunts, maybe you should consider changing venues to a different environment. Salou in the Costa Dorada provides a locale with all the amenities that young travelers need and want, all while providing accomodations at a reasonable price.
If you are headed here and you are thinking about staying in one of the hotels near the beach in Salou, you need to act well in advance, as reservations book these accomodations solid by the time the first day of summer swings around.
With that necessary advisory out of the way, here’s how you can have a sweet holiday in Salou Spain…
1) Feed your need for excitement at PortAventura
There are many amusement parks in the Salou area, but perhaps none are as appealing to young single travelers as PortAdventura is. With speeding roller coasters and other thrilling rides spread over six themed areas of the park, as well as an aquatic park with the latest in waterslide innovation, the kid inside of you and your friends will emerge, giving you an eminently memorable start to your holiday.
2) Enjoy athletic activities, both on land and sea
If you aren’t the type to lounge around all day, you’ll want to have a full slate of activities to pursue during your time in Salou. The mountainous terrain of the Costa Dorada will provide you with the setting to enjoy a day of scenic mountain biking along trails and roads in the Salou area that will challenge you one moment while filling you with awe in others.
On days where you’d rather get wet, slip on a wetsuit and go on a SCUBA dive. Learning by the breakwater is easy and safe, while those with more experience will love the underwater artificial park, which has created a thriving home for marine life in the waters off Salou.
3) Do a day at the beach in style
While you are no stranger to spending a day at the beach with a pair of paddles, a plastic ball and a cooler full of beer, have you ever considered spending a luxurious day in the sun at an actual beach club?
Lumine Beach Club provides this opportunity for the reasonable cover price of about €23, as you will have access to a gorgeous infinity pool, a private beach that is walled off to prevent access by non-customers, and numerous bars serving the finest in top shelf alcohol. Complete with tastefully DJ’ed music, it is an experience you ought to try at least once.