Costa Dorada Holidays
Golden shores and beaches galore await on a holiday to Costa Dorada.
Holidays on the Costa Dorada
With a name that translates to the 'Golden Coast' you'd be right to guess the Costa Dorada has some of Spain's most gorgeous beaches. A dream bucket and spade destination, Costa Dorada invites holidaymakers to its shores with a promise of endless summer fun. From big-hitting family favourites like Salou to the sleepy resorts of Cambrils, the beautiful lands of this Costa hold many a hidden gem.
Where is the best place to stay in Costa Dorada?
From large all-inclusive hotels to boutique spa retreats for couples. Costa Dorada has it all. Salou is particularly family-friendly, especially for those with young children. However, this resort offers stellar entertainment so don’t be surprised to see all types of travellers here. In the summer months, it's a favourite with younger groups of friends that come to explore Salou’s many varied bars, clubs, and pubs.
A classic palate pleaser, Cambrils serves up a beach resort with a twist for foodie lovers. Adorned with seafood restaurants and rich menus, this resort is perfect for a touch of overindulgence - there are even some Michelin stars to sink your teeth into.
With a typical Mediterranean climate, Costa Dorada has hot dry summers and pleasant winters. Generally, the best months to visit this coast are between June and August.
- Currency: Euro
- Average temp: 21°C/70°F
- Average flight time: 2 Hours
- Time Difference: +1 hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Best time to visit: June-August
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Things to see and do on the Costa Dorada
Costa Dorada is packed with activities to keep the whole family busy. For a fun day in the sun, round up the gang and head to PortAventura World. Made up of three parks, expect a day of highspeed Ferrari thrills, tummy-turning rides, and spectacular shows.
For a day-trip packed with natural beauty and a bit of history, a journey through the winding Prades Mountains to the tranquil village of Siurana is a must. Surrounded by orange sandstones and rolling vineyards; this tiny village offers breathtaking panoramas across the vibrant snaking reservoir and 12th-century ruins.
A chance to escape the golden beaches in search of something a little faster paced; explore the famed city of Barcelona. By day see the Sagrada Familia, explore Park Guell, or relax in a café on La Rambla, and by night watch the dazzling Magic Fountains light up the darkness with a colourful performance.
Food and drink on the Costa Dorada
Shaped by flavoursome Mediterranean spices, Spanish dishes are a treat for the taste buds that every traveller should try at least once on their holiday. Costa Dorada harbours a hidden gem for foodies - Cambrils.
Known as the gastronomic capital of this Costa, local specialities are served up around the clock and even taken to all new heights thanks to the resort's two popular Michelin Star restaurants - Can Bosch and Rincon de Diego. If you love experiencing the heart of a country through its food, then this is a must-visit resort.
Costa Dorada Weather
Average monthly temperature on the Costa Dorada (°C)
- Jan 14°C
- Feb 15°C
- Mar 17°C
- Apr 19°C
- May 23°C
- Jun 27°C
- Jul 29°C
- Aug 30°C
- Sep 26°C
- Oct 22°C
- Nov 18°C
- Dec 15°C