La Pineda, Costa Dorada, Spain

La Pineda is by no means the liveliest of resorts and active teenagers could find the place a bit quiet but this is a perfect holiday spot for families with young children and couples seeking a relaxing sunshine break.

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La Pineda

La Pineda is well placed for visiting the resort of Salou and the Port Aventura Theme Park. Although La Pineda is generally a quiet resort, it can get a lot busier in the summer months with many tourists coming to visit the popular Port Aventura Theme Park.

Read more about: Beaches | Things to Do | Out and About | Nearby Attractions | La Pineda Reviews

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La Pineda Hotels (?)

Golden Donaire Beach Hotel Photograph of Golden Donaire Beach Hotel
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The Golden Donaire Beach Hotel enjoys a beachfront position and is the ideal place for a relaxed holiday in a comfortable atmosphere....

4.5 / 5 from 20 reviews

Estival Park Complex Hotel Photograph of Estival Park Complex Hotel
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The Estival Park Complex has everything for a fun filled and relaxed stay; featuring a variety of room categories and a good range of entertainment facilities including a Spa and a sports centre this ...

4.4 / 5 from 19 reviews

Pineda Park Apartments Photograph of Pineda Park Apartments
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The apartments offer spacious accommodation, a good range of facilities and a lively atmosphere....

4.9 / 5 from 15 reviews

Gran Hotel La Hacienda Photograph of Gran Hotel La Hacienda
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The Gran Hotel La Hacienda offers guests an unforgettable holiday with personal service and a welcoming atmosphere....

4 / 5 from 5 reviews

Best Sol D'or Hotel Photograph of Best Sol D'or Hotel
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Family friendly on-site entertainment and all inclusive option, with the beach and resort centre close at hand....

3.8 / 5 from 8 reviews

Palas Pineda Hotel Photograph of Palas Pineda Hotel
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Palas Pineda is just a stone’s throw the gorgeous sands of Platja de la Pineda. With a fantastic location and excellent facilities, this hotel is a perfect pick for families or couples looking for a...

3.9 / 5 from 26 reviews

Acuario Hotel Photograph of Acuario Hotel
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The Acuario Hotel offers guests services of the highest standard and is located in central Salou....

Cye Marina Apartments Photograph of Cye Marina Apartments
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The Cye Marina Apartments offer a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for couples and families....

Gran Palas Hotel Photograph of Gran Palas Hotel
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Set in a beautiful location, Gran Palas Hotel is a luxurious 5 star hotel, perfect for a relaxing holiday....

Los Juncos Apartments Photograph of Los Juncos Apartments
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Los Juncos Apartments is the perfect accommodation for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday....

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Although facilities are limited, there is plenty to do in the surrounding area....

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Punta Prima Apartments are well situated in La Pineda, beside the waterpark and just a short drive from the Port Aventura Theme Park....

La Pineda Reviews

Holiday Date:9th Sep 2017
Accommodation:Estival Park Complex Hotel
Room:Duplex - Duplex
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Fairly relaxed atmosphere in the resort with good prices on all clothes, kids toys etc compared to Salou which is a 10 euro taxi ride away.

Holiday Date:1st Sep 2017
Accommodation:Gran Hotel La Hacienda
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:All Inclusive
(4 suns)

Great little resort with some nice bars and restaurants. The beach is really nice.

Holiday Date:28th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Estival Park Complex Hotel
Room:2 Bedroom Apt
Board:All Inclusive
(3 suns)

Not a lot in La Pineda.

Holiday Date:28th Aug 2017
Accommodation:Golden Donaire Beach Hotel
Room:Double Or Twin
Board:Full Board
(5 suns)

The shops are open most of the time. There is a local bus company there and there trips are cheaper than the tour operators also you can purchase a travel card which gives you a minimum of 10 trips to anyway you want to go.

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Beaches

La Pineda offers 3.5km of fine golden sands which is split into 3 main beaches, Els Prats, La Pineda and El Roca. There are plenty of facilities and services at all beaches which makes it perfect for those who just want to relax or for those who wish to take part in the many water sports available.

El Prats beach tends to be a little quieter than the other beaches, perhaps due to the fact that it is situated close to the industrial harbour and the water and sand are not as good quality as elsewhere.

Things to Do

The main attraction in La Pineda is probably Aquopolis, the water park. There is a whole host of water slides and rides for kids of all ages, white water rapids and play areas for small kids which include mini golf, mini zoo and bumper boats. The park also has a dolphinarium and sea lion shows which are just great.

If you are looking for a little culture, go and visit the ruins of Callipolis, where you will see a large area of villas and thermal baths from the ancient Roman settlement. There is also a castle and fortress worth visiting in Cambrils which is just outside La Pineda.

Due to its great landscape, La Pineda is ideal for a number of outdoor activities such as horse riding, tennis and of course golf.

Out and About

Although there is maybe not just as much going on in La Pineda as there is in the neighbouring Salou, there is still plenty to do for a fun family holiday. There are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants, some of which stay open into the early hours, especially in the summer months.

The restaurants offer a mix of Spanish and International dishes so you are bound to find something to your liking.

Down at the promenade, there is an entertainment centre which is open both day and night and offers bars, street cafes, ice cream parlours and shady terraces. There are also shows for children, folk festivals and street parties going on along the promenade during the summer months.

There are a few shops in the resort but most of them are souvenir shops and supermarkets but city of Tarragona is not far away and offers a great selection of Spanish boutiques. There is also a large shopping mall in Tarragona.

Nearby Attractions

Perhaps one of the biggest attractions in the area, Port Aventura Theme Park is not far away. The park is split into 4 different themed areas, each with their own attractions, rides and restaurants. There is also a water park, Costa Caribe right next to the theme park which is also great fun for all the family.

If it%u2019s a little culture you are looking for then take a trip to Cambrils, the castle and its surrounding fortress is well worth a visit.

The city of Tarragona is just a short bus ride away and is great for those who enjoy shopping. The pretty main street is covered in exclusive Spanish boutiques and there is a large shopping mall just outside the city so you will be sure to find anything you need.

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