Not overly far away from the heady lights of Barcelona
(around 107km), Salou is a resort which is a favourite for Spanish and foreign holiday makers who go to the Costa Daurada. To arrive at Salou most customers use nearby Reus Airport
where we also have rental vehicles available to pick up. We recommend booking your rental vehicle well in advance of travelling and not only will you be assured of the biggest choice of cars you could also save yourself even more on our low car hire rates. Once booked just present your reservation voucher and documents at the local agents desk and you will be free to try all that Salou has to offer
When hiring a car in Salou, you have several options for exploring the beautiful Costa Dorada region and its surrounding attractions. Here's some information about the nearest airport, nearby destinations, and sightseeing attractions you can visit by car:
Nearest Airport: The nearest major airport to Salou is Reus Airport (IATA: REU), officially known as Reus Costa Daurada Airport. It is located approximately 9 kilometers (about 5.6 miles) from Salou.
Route from Reus Airport to Salou: To reach Salou from Reus Airport, you can take the following route:
- Head southeast on the T-11 road.
- Merge onto the T-11.
- Follow signs for Salou.
- You will enter Salou from the west, near the PortAventura World theme park.
Drive to Nearby Destinations:
PortAventura World: Located in Salou, this popular theme park and resort complex features PortAventura Park, Caribe Aquatic Park, and Ferrari Land. It's a great family-friendly destination.
Tarragona: Tarragona is a historic city located approximately 10 kilometers (about 6.2 miles) south of Salou. It boasts Roman archaeological sites, including an amphitheater and a Roman aqueduct.
Cambrils: This coastal town is situated just to the south of Salou and is known for its beautiful beaches and seafood restaurants.
Siurana: Siurana is a picturesque mountain village located about 40 kilometers (about 25 miles) northwest of Salou. It's known for its dramatic cliffs and medieval architecture.
Montserrat: The stunning Montserrat Mountain and Monastery are located approximately 135 kilometers (about 84 miles) northwest of Salou. The drive offers breathtaking views of the rocky landscape.
Salou Beaches: Explore the beautiful beaches of Salou, including Llevant Beach and Capellans Beach, where you can relax, swim, and enjoy water sports.
Aquopolis Water Park: Located in La Pineda, a short drive from Salou, this water park offers a range of slides and pools for all ages.
Ruta del Cister: Embark on the Ruta del Cister (Cistercian Route) to visit three historic monasteries: Poblet, Santes Creus, and Vallbona de les Monges. It's a scenic drive through the countryside.
Remember to have the necessary documentation and follow local traffic regulations when renting a car. Using a GPS or navigation app can help you get around the region with ease.
Enjoy your exploration of Salou and the Costa Dorada!