Friday, December 4, 2009

Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada is a paradise for sun-loving family people. The amount of golden sandy beaches is why this area is called the Costa Dorada which means Golden Coast. The protection of the surrounding mountain range ensures a stable climate. The beaches here shelve gently into the sea making it popular for all ages.

The Costa Dorada is the most southern part of Catalunya. The Costa Dorada covers a coast line of 216 km and it goes from Cunit in the north to the end of the Delta del Ebro river in the south. The resorts along the coast have mainly been built up around fishing villages. Between the sea and the backdrop of mountains there is a wide area of farmland, small towns and villages in which you can find olive groves and vineyards.

This area now caters for an average of 3.500.000 visitors a year. The main resorts in the Costa Dorada are:

Salou – Home to Port Aventura and just minutes away from the Festival Village apartments.
Cap Salou – Just located on the edge of Salou and is home to Festival Village.
La Pineda – Home of the Aquopolis Water Park and also minutes away from Cap Salou and the Festival Village.
Cambrils – Traditional fishing village.

Also in the Costa Dorada if you prefer city life and atmosphere you are very close to Reus and Tarragona only 20 minutes on public transport from Cap Salou. You have even got Barcelona which is only an hour away.

The Costa Dorada has lots to offer families as does the Festival Village, with the uniqueness of been the only apartments in Salou to offer all inclusive and a very friendly family atmosphere, with the whole of the Costa Dorada at your finger tips this is the perfect holiday location.

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Salou parks

Aquopolis water park:

La Pineda is a leisurely 20 – 30 minute walk or just 5 minutes on the public bus from Cap Salou which stops right outside the Festival Village Salou.

This water park offers something for everyone to enjoy, from small children’s slides to thrilling and exciting large water slides. If you do not fancy anything too energetic then you can watch the free Dolphin and sea lion show or just sit back and relax on the sun bathing terraces. A Great day out for all the family.

For thrills, spills and excitement for all the family Port aventura is a must, just 15 minutes away from the Festival Village and Cap Salou, you will be sure to have a fantastic day out. The whole family can enjoy, roller coasters, water rides, simulators, and much more.

Port Aventura offers some of the best shows ever seen in the Costa Dorada, experience the atmosphere of 5 different worlds, Mediterranea, Far West, Polynesia, China and Mexico all offering something different and unique for everyone to enjoy.

Go all inclusive and spend your extra money and one the pleasures above to ensure you have a fantastic family holiday.

Situated at the Theme Park of Port Aventura in Salou you will find another fantastic family water park.

Designed to give you the feel of been in the Caribbean, you can sit back on a deck chair and listen to the reggae music or participate in the exciting water rides. Costa Caribe also has a small indoor section for the cooler days, with rides for all the family.
These 3 main attractions of Salou are a must, by choosing the Festival Village all inclusive apartments you are in a perfect family location to ensure you are able to experience these fun family days out.

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Cap Salou

Just outside the main area of Salou a short 5-10 minutes drive west you will find the cove which is known as Cap Salou, which is home to the Festival Village.

The area of Cap Salou has 3 little coves which do have life guard facilities and are situated in a very picturesque area with a back drop of mountains full with pine trees making this the ideal location to relax and enjoy your all inclusive holiday.

Cap Salou is a quieter area away from the hustle and bustle of the centre of Salou, but still within easy reach with a great public transport to all facilities and attractions within the Costa Dorada. Just 10 Minutes to the centre of Salou, 15 minutes to Port aventura and 5 minutes from La Pineda home to the fantastic water park Aquopolis.

The Festival Village and Cap Salou offer you the perfect destination for a fun friendly family atmosphere whilst on your all inclusive holiday.

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

All inclusive apartments - Festival Village

New for summer 2010 the Festival Village will be offering large apartments on all inclusive with fun family atmosphere and entertainment.

Festival Village gives you the best of both world, a large family apartment, can sleep up to six people, and all the services of an all inclusive hotel in the relaxing area of Cap Salou. There's good transport links if you want to take the kids to Port Aventura theme park or some of the other nearby parks or visit Cambrils or Tarragona.

You can book direct with the hotel ( or through your travel agency or main online travel agencies and coming very shortly it will be available with Thomas Cook in Direct Holidays brochure or calling to 0844 800 7576.

No other hotel offers the same.

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