Costa Dorada is perfect for couples, families and groups of friends looking for a good time. Costa Dorada has a good nightlife as well as some amazing beaches and a relaxing atmosphere during the day. There is something for everyone to enjoy in the resort whether it be food, drink, shopping or exploring. The beaches in Costa Dorada are long and sandy, making them perfect for relaxing. The sea shows off a gorgeous blue colour as it comes up the fine golden sands. There are parasols and sunbeds on the beaches as well, although make sure that you get there early to ensure that you get one. Some of the flags are also winners of the European Blue Flag for their safety and cleanliness. You will find many hotels in Costa Dorada ranging from 3-5-stars. All of the hotels have bars, swimming pools and the relevant facilities in the rooms. You will also find some self-catering apartments in the area. They all have the relevant facilities and tend to suit people on a budget much more.
The theme parks in Costa Dorada are very popular with tourists. The most popular one is Aquopolis water park with many slides and swimming pools. Universal Port Aventura near Salou is very well known and very popular with many tourists. Golf is very popular in the resort with many golf courses to choose from. Everyone from beginners to experts can try the golf courses. There are also plenty of water sports for you to try, such as windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, parasailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling. There is also plenty of sight-seeing to be done around the area.
Costa Dorada is a resort that caters for all tastes. You will find a wide range of cuisines such as seafood, Spanish, British, Italian, Indian, Chinese, Mexican and American. You will find a lot of paella, however in contrast to that you will also find a lot of British dishes such as toad in the hole. Nights out in Costa Dorada are brilliant, with bars, nightclubs, live entertainment, live music and a wide range of activities. The main street of Costa Dorada is packed with bars offering karaoke as well as many British pubs. There are plenty of places to go if you want to get all dressed up and drink cocktails and there are clubs for those who want to be up all night. There are plenty of places to go shopping in Costa Dorada. You will find everything from beach accessories, to electrical goods and from clothing to souvenirs. Some areas are duty free and you may find some things cheaper than back up, so it is an ideal place to shop. Public transport in the area is good, with frequent buses taking you to various places. There is also a train service and boat trips along the coast.
Costa Dorada has brilliant weather for most of the year. The best time to visit is between April to July. August is good, with 34°C heat, however it can be very humid so you may prefer to go in the cooler months. October and November and warm and are good if you do not like too much heat. During the winter months, there is the chance of some rain, however this clears up very quickly. The sun will not shine everyday during winter as it does get overcast, however the resort is never very cold but take a jacket for the evenings just in case. You will need air conditioning in the summer as it can get very hot and uncomfortable; especially at night.