Family Holidays: Things to do on the Costa Dorada

Family Vacations: Things to Do on the Costa Dorada

Family vacations always require significant organizational effort. Planning a schedule of activities that satisfies everyone can be a challenge. That's why choosing a tourist destination with a wide variety of activities and excursions is essential. The Costa Dorada is the ideal place for a family vacation. Not only for its beautiful beaches, good weather, and Mediterranean air, but also for its cuisine, charming villages, water parks, cultural visits, natural environments, and much more!

At INFINITUM, we love challenges, and that's why we've compiled some plans for the Costa Dorada to enjoy as a family. These include charming villages, beaches, coves, theme parks, and other activities. Take note and organize a luxurious family vacation on the Costa Dorada!

Charming Villages on the Costa Dorada

Walking and being surprised by the history and culture of the villages that make up the Costa Dorada is a plan worthy of family enjoyment. Discover some of the best charming villages on the Costa Dorada:

Altafulla: This medieval village is considered the most beautiful on the Costa Dorada. Its imposing Montserrat Castle overlooks the city from above, with narrow, stone-paved streets where you can enjoy its history, coves, and promenade.

Visit Altafulla in Family


Tamarit: A few kilometers from Altafulla, this 11th-century village built on a rock by the sea is a fascinating place. Although this village is uninhabited, walking through its walled area is a sensory experience. Don’t miss visiting the castle, the Romanesque church, the few remaining houses, and the prison.

San Carlos de la Rápita: This fishing village offers one of the best Mediterranean panoramas. Don’t miss the Trabucador Beach, the Port of Alfaques Lake, and the Alfacs Bay. A fantastic family plan.

Cambrils: Known for its golden sandy beaches and wide variety of family activities. Enjoy its promenade, maritime activities, gastronomy, cultural offerings, museums, and gardens.

Tarragona: For history lovers, this city is perfect. Its impressive Roman ruins overlooking the Mediterranean are unforgettable. Visit the Roman amphitheater and circus, and lose yourself in its incredible city.

Visit Tarragona in Family

Costa Dorada: The best family beaches

The wonderful beaches of the Costa Dorada are a must in any family vacation plan. Here are some of the most suitable beaches for children:

Playa de la Arrabassada (Tarragona): An urban, family-friendly beach with fine golden sand, calm waters, full services, and a promenade with restaurants and bars.

Visit Arrabassada Beach (Tarragona)


Playa de Altafulla (Altafulla): This quiet and charming beach is perfect for family relaxation. Its golden sand and crystal-clear waters make it ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Additionally, its historical surroundings add a cultural touch.

Playa de la Pineda (Vila-seca): Characterized by an extensive strip of golden sand and shallow waters, ideal for children. It offers numerous services and water activities for all ages and skill levels (kayaking, windsurfing, etc.).

Cala Fonda-Waikiki (Tarragona): For families seeking a tranquil setting and natural beauty, this cove is ideal. A virgin, hidden spot surrounded by cliffs and vegetation.

Cala Fonda-Waikiki Costa Dorada


Costa Dorada: Endless family activities

The cultural and natural offerings on the Costa Dorada for family enjoyment are numerous. Here are some suggestions:

Delta del Ebro: A unique landscape on the Costa Dorada. The Delta del Ebro Natural Park surprises with its incredible fauna, flora, and vast rice fields. It’s perfect for boat rides, walking its nature trails, bird watching, and enjoying the best paellas.

Delta del Ebro in Familia

Water Sports: For water sports enthusiasts, the Nautic Parc Costa Daurada offers more than 40 different nautical activities adapted to each family member according to age and skills. From kayaking, snorkeling, jet skiing, flyboarding, windsurfing, fishing, cruises, boat rentals, and much more! Additionally, the nautical clubs of Cambrils and Tarragona have their own agendas with various activities for all ages, including sailing schools, regattas, cruises, and sport fishing.

Family Water Sports Costa Dorada

Caves of l’Espluga de Francolí: An original family proposal is to visit these fascinating underground caves where you can explore surprising geological formations. Guided tours and educational activities are offered for the whole family.

Golf: The Costa Dorada has several golf courses to enjoy with the family. A clear example is the INFINITUM golf courses, which propose various activities to share with the family.

Infinitum Beach Club: Ideal for family enjoyment with its infinity pools overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and relaxing loungers. Our Beach Club is the perfect combination to ensure fun and relaxation for the whole family. Additionally, children can enhance their creativity at the INFINITUM Summer Camp, a summer camp designed for kids to learn English, play golf, and enjoy endless games and activities.


Horse Riding and Excursions: For horse lovers, the Costa Dorada offers a wide range of equestrian centers that offer horseback riding routes for the whole family. Surprise your family with rides on the beach or through forests and trails


Theme and Water Parks on the Costa Dorada

For those who prefer strong emotions, the Costa Dorada tests family adrenaline with various amusement and water parks. Ready?

PortAventura World: One of the most recognized theme parks worldwide. All family members will find incredible attractions and shows for all ages and thrill levels. Inside you’ll find various themed areas like Ferrari Land, Sésamo Aventura, Caribe Aquatic Park, and more.

Port Aventura Costa Dorada

Bosc Aventura: For those who prefer to have fun in natural environments, this park is ideal. The whole family can enjoy different circuits with zip lines among forests and trees.

The Costa Dorada is the perfect tourist destination for a family vacation. Its wide range of sports and cultural activities perfectly combines with its paradisiacal beaches and all the magic of the Mediterranean. Don’t think twice! Plan your family vacation on the Costa Dorada.
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