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Things to do
Salou is famous for being jam packed with fun for all ages. Enjoy fun filled holidays to Salou with Abbey Travel. From Europe’s most water parks to go karting, to laser tag, Salou has it all. Port Aventura is one of Europe’s most thrilling theme parks attracting over 4 million people a year; it is fun for all the family. 13 Rooms is an attraction offering laser tag, a 3D experience and labyrinth. Costa Caribe Aquatic Park is Port Aventura’s amazing water park with thrilling slides and a lazy river. In nearby Tarragona are many museums and ancient history. So book cheap Salou sun package holidays from Dublin, Ireland with Abbey Travel, we can’t be beaten.
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). ATMs are widespread and are generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
The beaches in Salou can get very crowded in July and August, however quieter beaches and empty coves can be found nearby.
Holidaymakers looking for a good night out in Salou should try Christy's Irish Bar, 007 Bond, Double Scotch or Charlie Chaplin's. The nightlife is a bit quiet but Barcelona is under an hour away on the train and well worth a visit for an evening.
Salou's most recommended eateries include Capri y Creta, The Paddock, Portofino or The Waterfront. Eating out is relatively cheap and although many places cater to holidaymakers and British palates, there are also plenty of good Spanish and seafood restaurants.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).