Costa Dorada
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Costa Daurada: Catamaran Tour and Snorkeling

1. Costa Daurada: Catamaran Tour and Snorkeling

Sail across the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean by catamaran along the beautiful Costa Daurada. Be on the lookout for caves hidden between the sandy beaches. The captain will drop anchor off the coast so you can enjoy some time swimming. Snorkel around the boat, exploring the underwater life or sunbathe on the deck if you prefer. Afterwards, the catamaran will sail back to Cambrils. Choose from 3 different options: a 3-hour cruise with snacks and drinks; a 3-hour cruise with drinks only; or a 5-hour cruise with a barbecue and drinks.

Barcelona: Full Day Panoramic Tour with Free Time from Salou

2. Barcelona: Full Day Panoramic Tour with Free Time from Salou

Discover the best of Barcelona on this amazing guided sightseeing tour. Take the bus in Salou and relax for the one-hour journey to Barcelona. The first stop will be at the Camp Nou, the football stadium of FC Barcelona where, if possible, you will have time for a brief photo and a bathroom break. The second stop will be at Barcelona's most important landmark: the Sagrada Família, Antoni Gaudí's unfinished masterpiece. You will have the chance to walk around and take pictures. During the panoramic tour through Barcelona you will also see and hear explanations about the Arc de Triomph, Montjuic, the Olympic village, the beautiful houses built in the modernist style of Gaudí: Casa Mila and the colorful Casa Batllo. Once in the city center of Barcelona, enjoy some free time to explore the city at your own pace. You can choose to stroll along the Ramblas with its famous living statues and various stalls of flowers or walk around the Plaza Catalunya. You might take some time to lounge on one of the many terraces or take a bite in a restaurant as there are many on the Ramblas and in the Gothic Area.

Salou: PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park Ticket

3. Salou: PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park Ticket

Experience the thrills of PortAventura Aquatic Park, just 45 minutes from Barcelona, with a full-day entrance ticket, and enjoy one of the best and largest water parks in Spain. Located in the heart of the Daurada on the Catalonian coast, the amazing water park will plunge you into refreshing adventures, where you can practice rafting, go down water slides, or just relax in the sun on a lounger. Even young children can have bags of fun at the Caribbean-themed playground. Listen to the sound of the waves, combined with reggae music in every corner of the park. Explore more than 50,000 square meters (over 538,000 square feet) of tropical plants and water rides. Search for pirate treasure, travel full-speed down rapids, surf the waves of the vast pool, or relax in the calm waters of the river that borders the Aquatic Park. All this and more is waiting in a dream setting among palm trees, fantastic bars, restaurants, and exotic vegetation that will transport you to the heart of the tropics.

Salou: Guided Jet Ski Tour

4. Salou: Guided Jet Ski Tour

Meet your guide at the port of Salou. Get set up with your lifejacket and receive a short safety briefing before starting the tour. Then, ride your jet-ski out into the sea. Feel the speed and adrenaline as you enjoy an unforgettable experience on the Mediterranean Sea. Follow the guide who will escort you along the coast to ensure a safe and fun experience. Enjoy the views of the Costa Dorada as you ride across the waves at high speed.

Salou: PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

5. Salou: PortAventura, Caribe Aquatic Park & Ferrari Multi-Day

Enjoy thrills with your friends and family all year round at PortAventura World. Feel the adrenaline rush onboard roller coasters or simply sit back and enjoy the tranquility of the gentle Mediterranean breeze. Explore the different worlds at the three parks of the resort: PortAventura Park, Ferrari Land, and PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park. Meet fascinating characters, explore mysterious ruins in faraway lands, feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl, embark on amazing adventures and make your dreams come true. Discover Ferrari Land's incredible attractions and amazing spaces dedicated exclusively to the legendary Italian racing team. Visit a park unique to Europe and see the tribute not only to the technological achievements of Ferrari, but also to its role as an emblem of Italian genius. Experience the speed, innovation, adrenaline, of world-renowned rides.

From Salou: Villages & Lake or Waterfalls Jeep Excursion

6. From Salou: Villages & Lake or Waterfalls Jeep Excursion

Explore Baix Camp and Priorat on an excursion into these small monastery towns. On this trip, you’ll see the most unique sights this region has to offer as well as the most beautiful natural landscapes. See spectacular panoramic views of the valleys and admire the artistic flair of the facades of the buildings and monuments. From approximately January till May, visit the Mussara waterfalls, a 1-hour round trip by foot. Here, you can take a dip in its cool waters. From June to October, visit the idyllic Siurana Lake where you can take a swim in the refreshing water or relax and soak up the tranquil surroundings. Your guide will decide the best choice on the day of the tour, depending on the weather and the water levels at each location. If you prefer more urban activities, you can visit the typical Catalan towns or hermitages, true sources of artistic and historical information. This excursion will be made in a 4x4 or SUV etc that is available. Either way, enjoy a rugged adventure vehicle with comfortable seating and an amazing view of your surroundings. Each tour takes place at approximately 1000 meters of elevation. The tour is in English but depending on the availability of the guides sometimes other languages are possible.

Cambrils: Jet Ski Tour

7. Cambrils: Jet Ski Tour

Ride a jet ski across the waves and discover the Costa Daurada. Enjoy an unforgettable experience on the water, filled with speed and adrenaline. Choose from a number of tour options to suit your schedule. Meet your guide at the port in Cambrils to start your tour. After a safety briefing and instructions on how to operate the jet skis, head out onto the open water. Follow your instructor as you cruise down the coastline, and feel the thrill of this activity.

Salou: Parasailing Experience

8. Salou: Parasailing Experience

Meet your guide for a briefing on security and safety measures to ensure a safe and fun experience. Then, set off from the beach on the motorboat and head out to sea. Get set up in your harness and parasail. As the boat picks up speed, feel the adrenaline rush through your body as you ascend into the air. Fly up to 50 meters in the air for a bird's eye view of the beautiful coast of Costa Dorada.

Salou: Scuba Diving for Beginners

9. Salou: Scuba Diving for Beginners

Enjoy your first scuba diving experience on a beautiful Mediterranean beach bathed in warm, clear blue water. Discover an abundance of marine life at one of the many dive spots in Salou, which include simple, sandy-bottom dives for beginners to epic deep dives. After pickup from your hotel, transfer to the beach where your diving experience will begin. Accompanied by an experienced guide, learn how to scuba dive at your own pace. The dives are done from the beach and the dive location will be decided depending on customer experience. This diving excursion does not require any experience, and it is not even necessary to know how to swim. Wetsuit and full equipment will be supplied.

Salou: Barcelona City Center Tour

10. Salou: Barcelona City Center Tour

After being picked up from the convenient meeting point in Salou, this tour will take you into Barcelona's city centre where you will have plenty of free time to see the most famous square of the city, the Plaza de Catalunya. From there on you can stroll along La Rambla until the monument of Columbus, admire the view the harbour and on your way there you can make a stop at the Boqueria, the covered market. You will have time to go to Born, a now very popular neighbourhood next to the Gothic Quarter with its own rambla and very nice exclusive boutiques, bars and small restaurants. In the Gothic Quarter you will find museums such as the Picasso, Madame Tussaud and many more, or you can visit the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia. You may also want to stroll along the Paseo the Gracia, one of Barcelona's elegant avenues. Plenty of time to do lots of unique things in this beautiful city.

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What people are saying about Costa Dorada

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 63 reviews

The highlight of our trip to Salou was this jeep excursion with Juan Carlos & Jorge. From the swim in the crystal clear lake, to the breathtaking scenery and the friendliness of the guides, it was just such a lovely day. Then we got to Siurana and I honestly think I have never seen such a beautiful village perched as it was high up on the mountains. It was like something out of a story book. Everyone on the tour loved this magical place. Then it was on to Prades, the red village which was also quite lovely. We stopped here for lunch. Everything about this trip was spectacular and do with the price. And when the guides are so friendly and informative it is the icing on the cake!! Thank you

This was the best experience of our entire trip in salou. Nikki our guide was very knowledgeable and fun, making the trip even better. If you like nature and a bit of an adrenaline rush, you have to do this. I can’t explain how amazing it was, but my partner and I left trying to figure out when we can return to go canyoning in salou again! Thank you Luis and Nikki for offering this activity, we’ll be back

We’ll that was an absolutely fantastic experience with Luis and Niki. I can’t emphasise enough how fun this was, even better with a professional like Luis, constantly making you fee comfortable in and out of the water, I will recommend this to anyone. Seen octopus, school of fish, sea urchin, coral, starfish ect… thank you both for the experience and memories. Now I’m going for my diving licence☀️

Hello team, it was a successful tour. Went alone with the boss and we really let the jet skis drive. A great team, the friendliness and nature of the jet skis, top notch. I will gladly come again. THANK YOU VERY MUCH

Well worth the money and can do what you want on them it’s great.