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Best Beaches in Salou

Discover a series of Blue Flag golden-sand beaches that sit between clean turquoise waters and a broad promenade crowded with bars, restaurants, cafes and hotels.

To the east lies Cap Salou, a picturesque craggy promontory indented with secluded coves of golden sand surrounded by pine-covered cliffs. The best beaches in Salou include the following…

Playa de Levante, Salou

Playa de Levante

Pick your own spot to sunbathe on this broad, 1.2km-long, golden-sand beach that lies between a wide palm-fringed promenade and a clean Blue Flag-awarded turquoise bay with perfect conditions for swimming.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, a gym, children’s play areas, showers, toilets, volleyball courts, ramps for people with disabilities, lifeguards, regular police patrols, a range of water sports and a choice of beach bars and cafes close by.


Playa Poniente, Salou

Playa Poniente

Unwind on this long golden-sand beach that is a quiet alternative to the Playa de Levante, which sits just a short walk away to the east.

Facilities on this popular beach include parasols and sun loungers for hire, children’s play areas, showers, toilets, ramps for people with disabilities, lifeguards, regular police patrols and a range of water sports.

The palm-fringed beach is lined with bars and cafes and merges into Playa Cambrils in the neighbouring resort of Cambrils.


Playa de Capellans, Salou

Playa de Capellans

Relax on this less crowded 250m-long golden-sand beach that is fringed by a grove of pine trees and nestles between low cliffs crowded with hotels and apartments.

Facilities include parasols and sun loungers for hire, ramps for people with disabilities, lifeguards, regular police patrols and a few beach bars and cafes.


Playa de Llenguadets, Salou

Playa Llenguadets

Escape the more crowded main beaches fronting Salou town for this quiet golden-sand beach that sits beneath Punta de Porroig (Porroig Point), facing a small cove.

Playa Llenguadets is easily accessed by descending stairs from De la Torrassa Street or from a cliff-side path that separates the beach from Platja Llarga to the east.

There are no facilities on this beach except lifeguards, so it’s probably best to take your own food and beverages. Although there are houses sitting atop cliffs overlooking the beach, this is a charming spot to sunbathe and swim.


Playa Llarga, Salou

Playa Llarga

Pick your own spot to sunbathe and swim on this 600m stretch of fine golden sand that sits beneath a pine forest, promenade and low cliffs on picturesque Cap Salou (Salou's Cape).

The beach is accessible by stairs on both sides. There are no facilities on this beach except lifeguards, so it’s probably best to bring your own food and drink. The Hotel Negresco Princes sits on a headland overlooking the beach.


Penya Tallada, Salou

Penya Tallada

Find some solitude on this quiet golden-sand beach that faces a tiny turquoise cove on Cap Salou and is fringed by the ‘Penya Tallada’ (Sculptured Rock), which juts into the sea.

There are no facilities on this beach except for lifeguards, so it’s probably best to take your own food and drinks.


Cala de la Font, Salou

Cala de la Font

Sunbathe on this tiny golden-sand beach that lies beneath dramatic cliffs covered in lush vegetation and pine trees.

Swim and snorkel in the warm turquoise waters beneath three nature-sculpted caves then go for a stroll along the scenic coastal track to discover more secluded coves on this picturesque side of Cap Salou, which was once a favourite staging ground for local pirates.

There are no facilities on this beach except for lifeguards, so it’s probably best to take your own food and drinks.


Playa Cala Crancs, Salou

Playa Cala Crancs

This tiny, 70m-long golden-sand beach nestles between cliffs topped with pine trees and villas. The beach is accessed down a steep asphalt pathway that leads from Carrer Pins del Cintet (Pins del Cintet Street).

Swim in the clear water and snorkel beneath the impressive cliffs. There are no facilities on this beach except lifeguards, so it’s probably best to take your own food and drinks.


Latest update: Best Beaches in Salou: 9 December, 2019


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