What to Look Forward to with a Stag Do in Salou?
What about a stag weekend in Salou? There are too many reasons to count in favour of going to Salou, and although it’s underrated the municipality is perfect for parties! Known as a resort town, the beaches are pristine with white sand, the nightlife is packed with friendly locals and there’s so many activities to choose from. Above all this is the price. Unlike many Spanish locations, Salou is cheap as chips and this includes beer and accommodation – two things that every weekend abroad needs!
Rough around the edges, Salou gives you a glimpse into traditional life in Spain with all the amenities you need for a weekend away. If you’re looking for a more authentic location where you can dive into the culture while still sipping imported beers you know and love, Salou has the best of both worlds. Just beyond the bustling white sand beaches you’ll find craggy coves perfect for canyoning, and in the centre of the destination an array of tavernas to kick off a night. We guarantee that Salou will leave you wanting more after a short and sweet celebration in here.
As well as Salou’s green and infamous golf courses, you can find plenty of fun activities to do, both on land and sea. This municipality is known for windsurfing off spacious beaches like Llevant and Ponent helping with the name “The Golden Coast”. A Salou stag party also exposes some surprising features to enjoy like the theme park PortAventura and bustling shopping hub of Avenida Jaume I.
- Country: Spain
- Language: Spanish
- Currency: Euros
- Cost of a pint: €2-4
- Airport: Reus Airport
- Flight duration: 2 hours
Top 10 Stag Do Activities in Seville
Don’t plan the night out without adding the Pacha nightclub entry to your evening. It’s the only place you should go to enjoy a party.
Treat the groom and the rest of the lads to an unforgettable experience with a stripper. A unique and memorable addition that all the lads will love.
Enjoy the views from the water with the sunset catamaran cruise experience. This public cruise is the perfect place to head if you want something fun and relaxing.
Add some thrills into the weekend with a trip to the impressive PortAventura! With a variety of amazing rides available you and the lads will be spoilt for choice.
Explore the sea as you enjoy a diving experience. This underwater fun is the perfect addition to your weekend if you want to try out something different.
Splash and slide your way around a fun water park in Salou. It’s a great addition to the weekend if you want a break away from the heat and cool off.
Test your aim and have some fun with the paintballing experience. With 100 paintballs each you will be able to shoot and defend in a series of games.
Add something fast paced to the weekend with an outdoor go karting experience. Get driving and racing around the track with the lads.
A unique experience that all the lads will enjoy is the jeep safari experience. what better way to have some fun than by wondering around Salou?
Keep the weekend as stress and hassle free as possible with the return airport transfers. It’s an addition that all the lads will definitely appreciate.
Places to Eat in Salou
Although it’s a quieter Spanish destination for groups, there’s plenty of places to eat in Salou that cover a variety of cuisines. From classic tapas to British dishes, fast food and fine dining – there’s something to satisfy all taste buds. If you’re on the hunt for some traditional Spanish food, try Petit Bar in central Salou. Just like it says on the tin, this café is small but packs a punch with flavour and huge portion sizes to fill even the hungriest bellies. Similarly, Lunattic Salou serves up a wide range of sharing dishes as well as full meals.
Spanish cuisine isn’t to everyone tastes, and luckily Salou caters for all. You can easily find both American and British cuisine dotted around the coastal municipality for a familiar bite to eat. One popular American diner is Route 66, which features classic hamburger dishes, chicken dishes and even some more adventurous choices like fresh seafood with chips. For meals that you can’t go wrong with like steak, pie and fries, British-style Olivers Restaurant is the best spot for you and the lads to fuel up before the last night of freedom.
If you really want to dip into traditional foods, Salou has a couple of different dishes you can try and instantly feel like a local. Obviously, tapas is a nationwide tradition for Spain, but also well-loved all over the world too. For meat lovers, why not find a place that serves ‘mongetes amb botifarra’ – a simple dish of pork sausages smoked in oil with a vegetable garnish and rich but basic flavours.
Guide to Salou Nightlife for Stag Weekends
The nightlife in Salou can provide you lads with the ultimate night out experience for the weekend. No matter what type of night out you are after you will be able to have some fun, enjoy some amazing drinks and celebrate the soon to be weds final nights of freedom! Before you go you will want to know all the best places to head whether you’re after pubs, bars or clubs.
Pubs in Salou
Before you head on the night out we’re sure you will want to take a trip to some pubs. They’re always welcoming and a great place to start off the celebrations. Whether you’re heading to them for a quick bite to eat or just for some drinks. First up is The Dubliner, a pub that’s known for its great food, great drinks and sports and music to keep you lads occupied. Another is the Sala Garage, here you will find plenty of live bands playing throughout the week so keep an eye out on the different live music acts you’ll see.
Sometimes the best way to start the night out is with some live sports right? Head to The Red Lion Sports. A venue where you can see all the biggest and best sports games live, enjoy a bite to eat and of course drink until the early hours of the morning.
From pubs to bars, to make the transition a smooth process head to Danny Boy, an Irish bar that has plenty of craic with it. Whether you want to enjoy some live music or you’re just using this bar to enjoy some drinks its perfect. All the locals and tourist alike head here during their night out. Or soak up the sea air and head to Bar Casa Paco. A bar where you can enjoy a selection of amazing drinks until the early hours of the morning. Or head down the road to Café del Far, a live music bar with some extremely affordable prices for you and the lads.
Or soak in some Spanish traditions and head to La Luz del Faro. A Spanish bar where you can enjoy the outdoor seating, some food and a wide selection of drinks. For some live sports try out Shooters Sports Bar. Open until the early hours of the morning you and the lads will find plenty to keep you busy here from the sports, the bar snacks and the drinks.
There is no way that you can end the night out without a trip to a nightclub. Luckily there are so many amazing ones available you will be spoilt for choice. First up is Pacha, just outside of Salou but definitely worth the visit as it’s the biggest Pacha in the world! Enjoying a night out here will be memorable and like no other place you’ve been before. Another nightclub that is in the centre of Salou is Kiss. A club that plays a variety of amazing music from all the best artists and DJ’s around.
Another great place to head if you want to enjoy Salou’s flagship disco since the 1960s is Flashback nightclub. In Flashback there are a variety of amazing shows and events that they have running throughout the year. Make sure you keep an eye out on all that is on during your weekend.
Reasons to Visit
If you have your heart set on Spain but fancy somewhere different to the classics like Barcelona or Madrid, Salou is the best of both worlds.
Situated on the Costa Dorada coastline, Salou is home to some awesome beach strips like Llevant and Ponent with water sports and places to top up your tan.
The Lighthouse of Salou
Something unique, the age-old lighthouse built in 1858 has three different viewpoints where you can catch a glimpse of Salou like never before.
All Year-Round Great Weather
In the height of the summer you can sweat the day away under the Spanish sun, but even in the quieter (and often cheaper) months the temperature can still hit 20-25 degrees!
Choice in Stag Activities
You’re guaranteed to be both surprised and delighted by the sheer choice of activities on offer in this underrated municipality, including water sports, one of a kind adventures and more.
Sprinkle of Culture
One advantage that Salou has above the more popular Spanish cities is untarnished culture, ancient architecture and a feel of real life on the streets.
Getting the Most Out of Your Salou Stag Weekend
Because of it’s size, Salou is really easy to get the most out of. You can explore all the nooks and crannies of the Spanish resort town with ease, and you don’t even need to spend all your euros on transport! With the beaches and rocky coastline being the main feature, shopping and eating centres around the sea with smaller, hidden gems in central Salou. If you do want to venture a little further out, places like PortAdventura are sure to peak your interest! The busiest theme park in Spain, you could have a full day out feeling like big kids here without hours of travel.
We wouldn’t be well informing about Salou without mention of their jaw dropping golf courses. Professional golf players come from far and wide to play on Salou’s extensive greens in Costa Dorada. The most difficult part of golfing is choosing from all the impressive-looking courses when you arrive!
How to Get Around Salou?
A weekend in Salou is easily accessible by the Reus Airport, but what’s the best way to get around once you’re here? Lucky for you, the centre of this Spanish location is pretty small, meaning you can see a lot of the points of interest on foot. This way you can go from different landmarks and find all the small but still interesting places in between too. Salou also offers a tourist train with two routes if you want to sit and enjoy the sights. Plana bus company runs bus transportation around Salou, and you can pay per trip or under 10 euros for 10 trips to save a few pennies while you get around!
For late night transport after the night out, the white taxi’s that dart around Salou might be your best port of call. The taxi system is simple and cheap to use, with green lights for free taxi’s and different taxi stops around the centre and coastline. If you’re going on a longer Salou stag do and want to travel out of the municipality there’s a train from Salou to surrounding cities like Barcelona.
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