La Pineda – East Coast of Spain
The fun and relaxed resort of La Pineda can be found along Spain’s East coast in the Costa Dorada region. The resort is mostly enjoyed by families due to its laid back atmosphere and close proximity to Port Aventura. The resort has 10km of beach that stretches along the coast with fine golden sands where many spend their days.
You can expect a transfer time of around an hour from Rues Airport to the resort and you should use this time to become familiar with the area to help you with exploring on your holiday.
There is plenty of accommodation in the region with apartments offering self catering options for those who prefer that and hotels offering all inclusive or half board for residents. The hotels in the region range from 2 to 4 stars.
The transport in the region is frequent and reliable with buses and taxis available to travel to nearby resorts such as Salou.
La Pineda – Fun & Activities
The long stretch of beach is the ideal place to enjoy the vast amount of sunshine that La Pineda experiences. You can hire a sun lounger and pick your ideal spot and there is plenty of room for all to enjoy the golden sands. There are plenty of water sports on offer around the beach also including fun activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, sailing, surfing, windsurfing, jet skiing, water skiing and pedal boats for hire. Fishing is another very popular activity in this area.
Port Aventura is a popular place to visit when in the Costa Dorada region where there are many rides and shows on offer, something that is very popular with tourists. The Aquopolis is fun water park that is popular with children as well as mini golf and the zoo located within.
There are a few shops where you can pick up great local crafts, souvenirs and you will find plenty of shops selling clothes and jewellery too. You may choose to visit Salou to widen your options as there are different shops there.
La Pineda – Food & Nightlife
La Pineda has many great places to choose from when you are looking for a fine dining experience on an evening. You will have the choice of popular international cuisine in the British, Spanish, Italian and Chinese restaurants available. During the day there are many places to grab a quick bite to eat if you are exploring the resort.
There is plenty of fun evening entertainment on offer with hotels offering karaoke on some nights and live music, quizzes and comedy shows on others. This entertainment is great for families but for the couples visiting then you will be happy to hear there are a few bars and even clubs to enjoy late nights.
La Pineda – Weather Info
You can expect fantastic days of pure sunshine and blue skies in La Pineda where the temperatures average around 25°C during the summer months. The best weather over summer comes during July and August where it isn’t strange to see the temperatures go over 30°C at times. You can expect at least 10 hours of sunshine during the day which means there’s plenty of time to work on your tan.
The winter see’s temperatures drop though they won’t fall too far below 10°C and there is still around 5 hours of sun each day on average. October will experience most of the rainfall over winter but the skies tend to stay blue for the better parts. When spring comes back around the temperature begin to steadily rise once again.