Relaxing holidays to Costa Dorada
The Costa Dorada lies on the east coast of Spain south of Barcelona between the Costa Brava and the Costa Azahar. This stunning region of Spain has rightly been given the name Costa Dorada, literally meaning the gold coast, is brimming with terrific beaches, charming picture postcard villages, intriguing history and culture.
Within easy reach of Barcelona just a two and a half hour flight from Ireland it is an ideal destination for families, couples, golfers and anyone wanting to relax and unwind. With long stretches of golden sandy beaches, pristine waters, golf courses and one of the best theme parks in Europe this region has a broad appeal and is a firm favourite with Irish holidaymakers.
Here too you can enjoy exciting nightlife, panoramic sea and mountain views, secluded hideaways and simply the best of nature where amid the sea and the mountain range there are wide areas dotted with charming, peaceful towns, vineyards and fertile farmlands, where olive and almond trees flourish. This entire area has a wide variety of accommodation with something to suit all budgets.
With more than 150 miles of glistening golden sand washed by the crystal clear, warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea, a beach holiday is ideal for lazy days spent just soaking up the sunshine or indulging in the many water sport opportunities available for the more energetic.
Families with small children can enjoy the beach life with safe beaches where the sand is perfect for building castles. Others find tranquillity in the secluded lagoons formed by cliffs on either side reaching out into the sea. The coastline is dotted with plenty of promenades and marinas.
Costa Dorada has an intriguing blend of ancient and modern combining to give the holidaymaker the best of both worlds from Roman ruins to theme parks, quaint traditional villages and elegant marinas. Excursions can be arranged to take in the best the region has to offer. For culture lovers, take a trip to Barcelona to see such architectural wonders as the gothic Cathedral and the monastery at Montserrat. Tarragona also offers many excellent site seeing opportunities. Sitges also within easy reach is ideal for some retail therapy.
The Costa Dorada's main resorts are Salou, Cambrils and La Pineda and are all situated within easy reach of the fantastic Port Aventura theme park. Costa Dorada has a huge range of leisure activities with something to suit everybody including a wide variety of water sports, para-gliding, horse riding and cycling.
Golfers of all ages will find many excellent courses on which to improve their handicaps while holidaying in the Costa Dorada. Cambrils offers the holidaymaker a traditional and authentic Spanish resort with its quaint, narrow, cobbled streets and old buildings Cambrils is also renowned for its fantastic fish restaurants.
La Pineda is usually the preferred resort with families for its gentle pace of life and great amenities for children. Those looking for a vibrant nightlife scene will find Salou is the liveliest resort and is very popular with young people who love the all night clubs and discos.
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