PortAventura is the largest amusement park in southern Europe and the most popular in Spain, hosting more than 3 million visitors a year. The reasons for this popularity “PortAventura” several: it is a convenient location – just an hour from Barcelona, the opportunity of a truly diverse family holiday in the nearby towns and villages of the resort area, excellent beach holidays and quite democratic prices.
Port Aventura is a British-American project, and the park was completed in 1995. The park is divided into six theme areas, and it also includes the PortAventura Aquatic park and infrastructure: restaurants, hotels, shops.
First, visitors to the park get into the “world” of the Mediterranean, where there are many attractions, including the famous Furius Baco, as well as restaurants of Mediterranean cuisine, cafes, souvenir shops.
Part of the park “Wild West” is stylized as a classic American landscape, there are several water attractions and, of course, American racing.
The next “peace” is “Mexico” with the popular attraction “Flight of Condor” (free fall from a height of 86 m) and Mexican restaurants.
In the “world” of China visitors can see typical Chinese buildings, and ride on the roller coaster of the new attraction Shambhala – the highest roller coaster in Europe, opened just a year ago.
“Peace” Polynesia is waiting for fans of theatrical shows and water attractions, and the Sesame area is created specifically for kids from 3 years old. By the way, children’s playgrounds for the little ones are in all parts of the park, and all restaurants provide meals for children.
PortAventura Water Park is built in the centre of the Costa Dorada resort area. Here in equal measure will be interesting for fans of calm, and fans of outdoor activities. The water park has the atmosphere of the Caribbean islands, the pool, slides and attractions surround palm trees and other exotic plants, sounds relaxing reggae music.
There are several ways to get to PortAventura Park. From Barcelona Station you can get to the park by direct train – there is a railway station in the park. From Barcelona airport you can get to “PortAventura” by bus, as well as bus service the park is connected to the nearest airport Reus (Reus) in the city of Tarragona. Of course, in “PortAventura” you can get and rented car – in the park there is a parking lot.
The cost of one-day tickets to “PortAventura” this year starts at 39 for children and 45 for adults, a two-day ticket will cost in the amount of 46 and 56 respectively. There are discounts for elderly and disabled guests. Tickets, transfers, visits to the surrounding golf courses and other services can be booked independently, or through the hotel where you plan to stay.
The Costa Dorada resort, which is home to PortAventura Park, is 92 kilometres of scenic coastal scenery and more than 60 beaches, so don’t limit yourself to a visit to the park alone. Accommodation in one of the hotels of the park will save and fully enjoy the rest on the coast. The towns of Salou and La Pineda are famous for their beautiful beaches, great fish restaurants and a busy nightlife with dozens of bars and discos. There are many historic sites around Vila Seca, Cambrils and Tarragona, and guided tours or russian-language guides can be booked at any hotel in the park. All hotels in the park are classified as 4 stars.
The PortAventura Hotel is located in the Mediterranean “country” of the park by the beach. It is a complex of classic white villas under tiled roofs, standing around a crystal clear, tranquil lake. Similar to a cozy Mediterranean village, the complex has more than 500 rooms and includes five restaurants and cafes on the main square. In addition to the updated standard rooms in the hotel there are special rooms of the children’s club, decorated with images of cheerful cartoon characters.
All rooms at PortAventura are equipped with air conditioning, heating, refrigerators, satellite TVs, and each room has a bathroom with modern plumbing and a hairdryer. Fans of a healthy lifestyle will be able to use the gym, Jacuzzi, sauna, bath, order massage and cosmetic procedures, every evening for hotel guests are artists with an interesting entertainment program.
Caribe PortAventura is a true Caribbean island with traditional beach entertainment. The standard rooms are located in 13 two-storey buildings named after the Caribbean islands. All rooms have balconies, air conditioning, heating, satellite TV, mini fridges, phones, bathrooms with a hairdryer. The deluxe rooms are more spacious, and the bathrooms are equipped with whirlpools and showers. The detached building has 26 rooms from the exclusive San Juan Club, as well as a separate restaurant. Additional services are available to these rooms.
All guests at Caribe PortAventura can enjoy a shared swimming pool, three restaurants, a cafe and a pirate-style bar. Leisure guests are engaged in a team of animators, also on the hotel’s services – indoor heated pool, gym, volleyball court, sauna, jacuzzi, spa rooms.
El Paso PortAventura will delight guests with the colourful splendor of Mexico, manicured gardens in the surrounding area and a relaxed atmosphere. El Paso PortAventura is a colonial-style hotel with good furniture, simple and delicious restaurant cuisine, high level of service. The hotel’s 500 rooms are located in six buildings, like majestic ships surrounding the pool. All hotel rooms are standard and are designed for family accommodation.
The hotel has two restaurants, one of which has a large outdoor terrace, and all day long offers a rich buffet as well as a pool bar. All-inclusive service is possible. Guests are waiting for colorful Mexican shows, performances of artists of different genres and disco.