The Golden Coast, to give it its English translation, is a tourist area in north-east Spain that has more than 200km of coastline. Its golden beaches, coves, bays and crystal clear blue sea attracts holidaymakers from the rest of the Spain as well as from all over Europe every year.
The Costa Dorada’s best known resorts include Salou, Vilanova I la Geltru, La Pineda, L’Ametlla de Mar, Mont-roig del Camp and Cambrils. PortAventura is a great day out for all the family, comprising a theme park with daredevil roller coasters and an exhilarating waterpark.
This beautiful, self-contained, holiday park is located some 20km from the Roman City of Tarragona. The stunning pool complex is a lovely place to relax.; unwind in the jacuzzi, on the spacious sun terrace or enjoy a refreshing drink from the pool bar. For the ultimate in relaxation there’s a superb spa where you can be steamed, massaged and pampered. For the more active there’s bike hire, mini golf and lots of on-site sports facilities for all the family to enjoy.
Perfect for low cost flights to Barcelona & Reus this enchanting site has an illuminated dancing fountain in the pool, a heated indoor pool and a huge variety of sports and leisure activities that will keep the whole family entertained.
An article in La Veu de Catalunya appeared in the early 1900s that named the area as the Costa Brava for its rugged coastline, and since considered as its birth certificate. Figueres is a exquisite town, famed for the Dalí Museum, where you will find a remarkable collection of his surrealist work. Gerona a beautiful, historic city, that is well worth exploring. Climb the monumental Baroque steps to the magnificent cathedral, and enjoy a spectacular view of the town from the bell tower.
Barcelona is an absolute must see, for its stunning architecture and wonderful cosmopolitan atmosphere. Enjoy the street entertainers on the famous Las Ramblas, and wander through the narrow and twisting streets in the Gothic quarter.