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Costa Dorada Virgin Needs Some Help Please?

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Costa Dorada Virgin Needs Some Help Please?

Hi all,

My huband and I have booked a last minute holiday to sol d or in la pineda at the end of july. We are travelling with our 5 year old and 7 month old.

Can anyone recommend things for us to do, see and where to eat etc. Both in la pineda and in salou.

We would like to perhaps have a boat trip, visit a spanish market, go for walks and my husband likes to snorkel and scuba dive.

Also are there any harbours we can walk to?

Many thanks.

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The town next to La Pineda is Salou and if you keep going a mile or so you come to Cambrils which is a fishing town, Here you can visit the harbour and take boat trips including a glass bottomed boat.

There are loads of markets around Salou probably 5 a week, All of which are accessible by bus, As you walk round (Salou and La Pineda) you will see people with hi-vis vests on with PLANA on their back, They all speak good english and will tell you where and when to catch the buses to markets and which day.

I went to bonavista market last year and was very good,However you may struggle a little with a pushchair (maybe take your little one in a baby carrier/sling?) - Beware of pickpockets whilst at the markets, Don't flash your cash.

Why not visit Tarragona if you like walking and visit the ampitheatre?

Also baby formula, Use the bottled water (buy the big 5 ltr bottles) and then just boil and use as required, Sorry don't know about baby food but there are loads of english owned/speaking restuarants who may help you.

Hope this helps,


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if you need to make up formula check and see if your hotel supply a kettle quiet a few dont so you may need to bring travel kettle.

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3. Re: Costa Dorada Virgin Needs Some Help Please?

Thank you very much for your replies.

Cambrils sounds nice, is the bus likely to go there from la pineda?

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Cambrils is on the bus route from La Pineda, the nearest bus stop for you is along the front in la Pineda across from the beach side. This is also the bus stop for Salou and Cap Salou. The bus stop on the beach side is for Reus and Tarragona.

If you fancy a virtual stroll round the area, you can use this link


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