Costa Daurada Holidays

Basking under the Mediterranean sun on Spain's eastern coast is Costa Daurada – a splendid region aptly named the "Golden Coast" for its soft, golden-hued sand and gleaming coastal vistas. This sparkling nautical tapestry of Catalonia is the perfect respite for those seeking sun, sand, and unforgettable memories.

From the rolling vineyards of Penedès to the mouth-watering cuisine of Cambrils and the enchanting historical sites of Tarragona – Costa Daurada boasts far more than just sun-kissed beaches. Get ready to immerse in a whirl of sights, tastes, and experiences that define this spectacular coastline.

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Things to See and Do

Brimming with beauty and steeped in a rich history, Costa Daurada offers plenty to lure the globe-trotting fancier. Be it culture, food, natural beauty, or adventure – your choices are as varied as they are compelling.

Revel in the excitement of Salou

Famed for its pristine beaches, Salou is a favourite among families. Remember to enjoy an adrenaline-filled day at the popular PortAventura World theme park.

Unlock the delights of Cambrils

Epitomising the spirit of Costa Daurada, Cambrils is well-loved for its stunning beaches and affinity for seafood. A true haven for food lovers!

Discover the allure of Tarragona

As a UNESCO World Heritage site, Tarragona is a testament to the area's rich Roman past. Noteworthy landmarks include the impressive Roman Arch of Bará and the ancient ruins of Tarraco.

Unwind at the El Vendrell Beaches

Imbued with a serene and tranquil charm, the beaches of El Vendrell are perfect for those in search of peace and relaxation. These golden blissful strands are the epitome of Costa Daurada's coastal allure.

Marvel at the wonders of PortAventura World

For thrill-seekers, this theme park offers a variety of exciting attractions. From hair-raising rollercoasters to fun-filled family rides, PortAventura World guarantees non-stop entertainment.

Food and Drink

Costa Daurada's cuisine is as vibrant as the shimmering coast it basks in. Undoubtedly a paradise for gourmands, the region offers a smorgasbord of tastes that are sure to intrigue even the most discerning palates.

Taste the freshness of maritime cuisine

There’s no better place to indulge in succulent seafood than Cambrils. It's better paired with a glass of wine from the region's favoured vineyards.

Devour a feast of Tapas

No Spanish vacation is complete without savouring an assortment of Tapas. From savoury Albóndigas to mouth-watering Gambas al Ajillo, the choices are plenty!

Indulge in Calçots and Romesco Sauce

Come winter, the region's distinctive delicacy of grilled spring onions dipped in Romesco sauce, known as "Calçots", is an absolute must-try.

Delight in ‘Suquet de Peix’

This traditional fishermen's stew is a hearty, flavourful broth brimming with the fresh catch of the day. Seafood lovers, this is your call!

Sweeten your palate with Crema Catalana

To round off your culinary journey, try the classic Crema Catalana – a crème brûlée-like dessert with a unique twang of citrus and cinnamon.

Destination Essentials

Costa Daurada wears many faces across the seasons, each holding a beauty of its own. To take full advantage of the sun-soaked beaches, clear skies, and fabulous sea temperatures, the summer months from June to August come highly recommended.

However, if the bustling crowds of peak season aren’t your cup of tea, consider visiting in June or September when the weather is pleasantly warm and the region is slightly less crowded. Remember, October is the rainiest month while July holds the merit for most hours of sunshine. So, plan your journey to experience Costa Daurada and all its splendour according to your preferences.


With miles of spectacular coastline, Costa Daurada is home to some of Catalonia's finest beaches. Whether you prefer bustling seaside resorts or secluded bays, there's a beach for every sun-seeker.

Discover the beauty of Cala Pepo

Located in the L'Ametlla de Mar, the urban beach of Cala Pepo boasts calm waters and golden sands making it a delightful family-friendly spot.

Experience nature at Cala de l'Àliga

This secluded beach, set against turquoise waters and a sandy-rocky landscape, is ideal for those seeking solitude and tranquillity.

Dive into the crystal-clear waters of Platja Cap Roig

Positioned in an urban area amidst a series of quaint bays, Platja De Cap Roig is an idyllic spot for a picnic or water sports activities.

Unleash your spirit in El Vendrell

For those looking for an adventure, the beaches of El Vendrell beckon. Kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing opportunities abound amidst a panoramic seascape.

Lose yourself at Sant Salvador Beach

Situated in El Vendrell, this palm-fringed beach with its fine sand and gently lapping waves is perfect for a lazy day under the sun.

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