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Villas and apartments in the Costa Dorada

Find your perfect holiday rental in the Costa Dorada

Rent a villa or apartment in the Costa Dorada and experience the beautiful beaches of Spain's golden coast

Villa, apartments and holiday rentals in the Costa Dorada

The Costa Dorada, also known as 'The Golden Coast', is situated south of Catalonia in the province of Tarragona. With over 200km of glorious fine sand stretching all the way to southwest Barcelona, it is home to some of the most stunning Blue Flag beaches in Spain. But much more than the postcard-perfect scenery and calm, crystalline waters, the Costa Dorada also has a fascinating Roman history, world-class gastronomy, rich wine making culture and perfect climate conditions for enjoying water sports and golf.

With its diverse landscape, tranquil waters and ancient remains, you'll never be short of things to see and do. The Costa Dorada's close proximity to Barcelona makes it a perfect base to experience Spain's most popular regions. Visit the UNESCO World Heitage city of Tarragona with its fascinating Roman walls and remains, venture across the coastline's rugged terrain with a scenic bike ride, or enjoy a relaxing afternoon of sunshine and beautiful coastal views on one of Salou's vibrant beaches. Families will love Salou for its famous theme park PortAventura World, the largest in Spain with an impressive choice of water slides, 8-loop rollercoaster rides, play zones and restaurants. 

Although the Costa Dorada is well developed for tourism, there are still plenty of traditional towns and fishing villages to explore for those who want a more authentic Catalan holiday. Some of these include Mont-Roig del Camp, Cambrils and L'Ampolla. If you want nothing more than to relax under the Mediterranean sun then the beaches of La Pineda and family-friendly Cala Penya Tallada cove in Salou are the perfect spots to wile away the hours.

Key holiday info
  • A direct flight from the UK to Reus or Barcelona Airport is just over 2 hours.
  • August is the hottest month with an average temperature of 25°C. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 11°C.
  • The average sea temperature in August is 24.9°C.
  • The Costa Dorada is also referred to as the Costa Daurada in Catalan.
  • The Costa Dorada boasts 38 Blue Flag beaches.

Villas and apartments in the Costa Dorada: key holiday destinations

Villas and apartments in Cambrils

To the southwest of Salou, Cambrils is situated in northeastern Spain and known for its old town charm and Michelin-starred restaurants. Enjoy a slower pace of life, with picturesque family-friendly beaches.

Villas in Mont-Roig del Camp

Situated between the Serra de Colldejou and the Mediterranean, Mont-Roig del Camp is popular for its beautiful landscape which inspired the famous Spanish artist Joan Miró to paint some of his most iconic pieces.

Villas and apartments in Salou

Located on the northeastern coast, Salou is a lively resort town boasting plenty of golden sand beaches, coves and beautiful sunsets, with perfect conditions for water sports, wind surfing, sailing and golf.

A beginner's guide to renting a villa or apartment in the Costa Dorada

Located southwest of Barcelona in the region of Catalonia, the golden coast is a favourite with sunworshippers who flock to the Costa Dorada for its crystalline Mediterranean waters and over 200km of fine sand beaches.

Comprised of approximately 20 towns and villages, some key locations include:

Salou situated in the northeast, boasts some of the most idyllic beaches on the Costa Dorada. It is also home to PortAventura World, Spain's most popular theme park, with an 8-loop rollercoaster and 6 themed areas categorised by world regions. Salou's beaches are popular for water sports, while the pleasant Mediterranean climate provides perfect conditions for golfing. Take a stroll down Salou's coastal path at sundown and witness some of the best sunsets on the Costa Dorada. 

Tarrogona located 60 miles southwest of Barcelona, is a fascinating port city known for its ancient past. Home to the remains of a Roman amphitheatre and circus, key locations include the old Jewish quarter and the medieval old town with its ancient walls and Roman Catholic cathedral, where history buffs will appreciate the guided tours, stunning works of classical art and ornate décor.

Mont-Roig del Camp is nestled between the sea and the mountains, 100m above sea level. The perfect place for a family camping holiday, it is also home to the coastal resort of Miami Platja. The Spanish artist Joan Miró painted some of his most famous pieces here, like the 1912 oil painting 'The Farm', which portrays his life in the Catalonian countryside. Take a visit to the Miró Centre for a look into the life of one of Spain's most iconic figures. The Gothic church of Sant Miquel sits at the top of the town and is a must-see for its Renaissance architecture.

Why rent a villa or apartment in the Costa Dorada with Clickstay?

For the last ten years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over the Costa Dorada! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment and you can book your holiday in the Costa Dorada with confidence. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental in the Costa Dorada or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • The Ebro River is a nature reserve and the biggest Mediterranean delta after the Nile, home to several species of bird life.
  • Tarragona is a fascinating city known for its rich history. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in November 2000.
  • PortAventura World in Salou is Spain's biggest theme park with 6 different lands to explore and an 8-loop rollercoaster.
  • Salou is the heart of the Costa Dorada's nightlife, with plenty of bars, clubs and seafood restaurants.
  • The Costa Dorada is home to 225 km of golden coastline and some of the best Blue Flag beaches in Spain.

Luxury villas with private pools in the Costa Dorada

Break away from the busy beach crowds and tourist spots and enjoy the luxury of your own private pool overlooking pristine views of the Costa Dorada's surrounding landscape. Private pools allow you to have your own slice of paradise, without having to leave the comfort of your villa or apartment. Our wide selection has options for everyone, whether you're traveling as a family, with friends, as a couple, or on your own.

Our top 6 villas in the Costa Dorada with private pools

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Villas and apartments in the Costa Dorada near the beach

The beautiful Mediterranean climate of the Costa Dorada means perfect conditions for a beach holiday. We've got a great selection of villas, apartments and holiday homes right by the golden coast. Choose from family-friendly villas, picturesque cottages, air-conditioned holiday homes and more.

Our top 6 holiday rentals in the Costa Dorada near the beach

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Own a holiday villa or apartment in the Costa Dorada

If you are an owner or agent with holiday villas or apartments in The Costa Dorada, or if you want to increase your rentals, then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. Clickstay lets owners to contact renters directly. Our online system allows you to manage your property description, prices and availability as well as catering for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties to directly to renters looking for a - holiday rental. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

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