What do the flags mean that are on the beach?

Before taking a dip in the sea, you should look to see which colour flag is waving on the beach. Flags show the safety of the water, as determined by security personnel.

Green flag: Calm waters. Swimming permitted.

Yellow flag: Water with waves. Swim using precaution.

Red flag: Strong currents and/or waves. No swimming in sea.

Can we get married on the beach in Salou?

No. In Salou, civil marriages are performed at the Justice of the Peace or at the Torre Vella.

Are there beaches accessible for people with reduced mobility?

Yes, the two main beaches in Salou, LlevantBeach and PonentBeach, are adapted to offer secure access with no architectural barriers all the way onto the sand.

Salou’s two main beaches have an access point where all services come together that are adapted for people with reduced mobility: Reserved parking spaces, catwalk to the ‘wet area’, adapted showers, amphibious chairs and general information on the beaches.

Can I bring my dog onto the beaches in Salou?

According to the official beaches plan of Salou services and during the bathing season, you can not bring dogs to the beaches during the following period:

- from Friday previous to Easter until the first Sunday of November.

During the rest of the year, you can bring your dog to the beaches in Salou, provided that they do not bother other people. Owners are responsible for cleaning up their dogs’ poop. 

Can I fish on the beaches of Salou?
Are there free Wi-Fi zones?

The Salou City Council provides free Wi-Fi at the public areas signposted with 'Salou connecta’t’.

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Can I sleep overnight in caravans?

No. It is totally prohibited to spend the night in a caravan anywhere in Salou at any time of year. You can stay with your caravan at any of the two campgrounds in the municipality. 

Camping La Siesta

Camping Sangulí  

What is the tourist tax?

The tourist tax is applied to stays in tourist establishments –hotels, tourist apartments, campgrounds, rural lodging, youth hostels, designated overnight sleeping areas for mobile homes and cruise ships- in Catalonia.

* An extra 10% VAT will be applied on the tourist tax




5 star hotels 



4 star and 4 star superior hotels



All other establishments



Vacation rental



Exempt from the application of this tax are stays subsidised by social programmes and minors 16 and younger.
Rate per person and day (maximum of 7 days).

Further information (regulations, fees and rates, exemptions) click here.



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