Costa Dorada


Choose a luxury campsite and a fully equipped tent or mobile home with Selectcamp in Costa Dorada Spain. Spain has got it all for you and your family and many tourists love nothing more than a family holiday on one of Spain most beautiful coasts. The Costa Dorada for many has many popular cities such as Salou, enjoy the sun and sea in Spain! 

Costa Dorada and its hidden treasures

There is so much more to the Costa Dorada, Sitges for instance is close to Barcelona and is a beautiful historical town, also Cambrils is a city-port well known for its harbour, water sports and markets. If you choose a campsite on the Costa Dorada near Salou then you can take advantage of the Theme park Port Aventura and water park Caribe Aquatic Park.

Tarragona on the Costa Dorada 

We recommend a day to Tarragona around Easter and watch the impressive Easter celebrations whilst on your campsite in Costa Dorada. There are also many Roman ruins in Terragona to visit before you head back to your campsite on the Costa Dorada.

Practical information

Capital City

The capital city of Spain is Madrid.


The official language is Spanish, but English is also often spoken.

Time zone

Spain's time zone is: +01:00


The official currency is the Euro.


In Spain you can use your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.

Travelling documents

You must be in possession of a valid passport.


The number for all emergencies in Spain is 112.

Travelling by car

·  The maximum speed limit on the highway is 130 km/hour (80mph).

·  On most Spanish motorways there is toll.

·  In Spain it is obligated to have the following things in the car:

-  Warning triangle

-  High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown

When you travel trough France to Spain:

From 1 July 2012 it is obligated to have an alcohol tester in the car (throw away breathalyzer).

Opening times

In Spain the stores usually open from Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 or 10.00-13.30 or 14.00 o’clock and from 17.00-20.00 or 20.30 o’clock. On Saturdays the stores are opened from 09.30 or 10.00-13.30  Department stores and big town centres are opened from 10.00-20.00 o’clock.

National holidays

Spanish national holidays take place on:

•  1st May Labour Day

•  15th August Assumption Day

•  12th October National Day

•  1st November All Saints' Day

Tourist attractions

15 sights and attractions Costa Dorada

  • To Bosc Aventura in Salou
  • Visit Ponent Beach in Salou
  • Taking the children to PortAventura Park in Salou
  • To the historic monument in Tarragona Roman Circus
  • Jeep adventure’s in Cambrils
  • To the world's most beautiful market in Barcelona, named the Boquería
  • Visit one of UNESCO's- World Heritage Sagrada Familia
  • Shopping in Barcelona is also a must, especially in the shopping paradise Vinçon & Co.
  • Visit three beautiful squares in Barri Gotic   1. Plaça Reial 2. Plaça Pi 3. Plaça de Sant Felip Neri
  • Visit the hilltop above the city, sprawling park, Park Güell
  • Run by the best known and most popular street which is 1200 meters in the center of Barcelona, La Rambla
  • Take a look at the modern and contemporary art museum in Barcelona with a good view of the Plaça dels Àngels
  • Visit the Music Palace, Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana
  • Go to the most beautiful and important church of the Archdiocese Cathedral of Santa Eulalia
  • Simply going to the beach
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