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Car Hire Salou : Useful Guide

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:

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Cambrils: This coastal town is situated just to the south of Salou and is known for its beautiful beaches and seafood restaurants.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Sightseeing Attractions:

  1. Salou Beaches: Explore the beautiful beaches of Salou, including Llevant Beach and Capellans Beach, where you can relax, swim, and enjoy water sports.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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!


Current Rental Rates in Salou

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.65 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 235.56 EUR from 23/10/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Citroen C1

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.81 EUR/day
Citroen C1

7 Days rental at 236.72 EUR from 23/10/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.14 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 239.02 EUR from 23/10/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Salou: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Salou is home to Port Aventura, one of the largest theme parks in Europe.
  • The theme park has the fastest roller coaster in Europe and is managed by Universal Studios.
  • In the 16th century Salou was a haven for pirates and considered too dangerous a town to visit.
  • Salou’s beautiful beaches have 34 Blue Flag awards between them.
  • In its time Salou has been occupied by Greeks and Romans and used as their ports for the export of products from Spain.

 

Salou - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Salou

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No.1: EUROPCAR,
based on 4208 reviews
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21 min (average wait time)
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No.2: KEDDY BY EUROPCAR,
based on 1226 reviews
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Salou car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Keddy by Europcar EMEA Corporate
  • € 235.55
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 33.65
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 8
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Citroen C-Elysee
  • 15
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Salou

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