Calafell: Family Holidays in Costa Dorada

Calafell is located in the heart of the Baix Penedés and doorway to the Costa Dorada, also known as the “small castle” it is an historical welcoming and tourist-friendly destination ideal for the whole family.In 2007, Calafell earned the brand as Family Holidays Destination, recognition as a tourist town offering quality family-oriented resources and services. Offering a range of accommodation establishments and restaurants that cater families, along with a wide variety of leisure, activities and entertainment options for the whole family such as Nordic walking, aquatic activities, sports, sightseeing, trekking or mountain biking (free of charge and with certified guides).

You and your family will experience a whole world of irresistible sensations in Calafell!


Family Accommodation:

We offer several different and comfortable accommodation in Calafell, such as holidays apartments and hotels for your family.

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What advantages will families find in Calafell Costa Dorada?

Calafell has become one of the most important family holidays destinations in Costa Dorada. And its recognition as a Family Tourism Destination (DTF) confirms it.
Booking your family holidays in Calafell will provide you great family memories in complete tranquility.

There you will find:
• 3 miles of golden beaches and shallow waters which have been awarded the European Blue Flag and are ideal for family fun, games as well as having health benefits on account of the high iodine content in the water.
• The extensive sea front running alongside Calafell's beaches, attracts every ages and offers 3 miles of play areas for children, a children's club, ice-cream shops, bars, restaurants with terraces and market stalls.
• Specialized services for your family with entertainments with instructors for children, multilingual baby-sitters, play areas for children in restaurants, ID bracelets, warning signs, etc...
• Special attention to safety standards in public areas as well as in tourism lodging.
• Facilities suitable for the youngest members of the family in public areas, regarding both lodging and complementary offerings.
• Varied activities’ program.
• Day care for children and playgrounds fully monitored
• All beaches are ideal for children and provide a monitoring service
• An easy access to the information about daily activities so families can plan their stay
• Medical services and after-hour pharmacies


What activities can we do in Calafell for the whole family?

Calafell has a varied leisure offer that is perfect for the whole family. You will find activities for adults and youngsters, including:
• The fascinating Port Aventura theme park, Port Aventura Aquatic Park and other Parks nearby
• children's shows, puppets, clowns, theater and more
• Dances in summer: just bring the whole family to dance salsa, rock, paso doble and more
• A variety of children's workshops.
• Gastronomic Fairs
• Films
• Golf and mini golf
• Tourist Train (in summer): Climb on board for a ride in the Tourist Train
• Children's club: where they can play, paint and read, supervised by monitors.
• Sports activities (football, basketball, skating, hiking, mountain biking), Nordic walk, trekking routes
• Sailing school, aquatic activities etc…
• Excursions, to explore nearby the Penedès area that is famous for wines. Also cities such as Tarragona, Reus, Salou, Cambrils.

Enjoy your family holidays in Calafell!


How to arrive in Calafell Costa Dorada?

By car

The C-31 and N-340 motorways to Calafell.
The town can also be reached taking the E 15, C-32, AP-7 and AP-2 motorways, exit 31.
*All of these routes offer good road links to other points in Spain, as well as to La Jonquera on the French border, where you can pick up roads to the rest of Europe.

By train

Calafell has excellent connections to Barcelona and Tarragona via the RENFE regional trains. Moreover, the Sant Vicenç de Calders station, just 5 minutes outside Calafell, offers trains to several points in Spain.
• From Barcelona RENFE local trains at Plaza Cataluña (every half hour) to Segur de Calafell travel time: 1h. Information and Reservations: +34 902 24 02 02 / +34 902 24 34 02
• Camp de Tarragona Railway Station Bus Service: Autocars Plana Tel. +34 977 35 44 45 / +34 977 21 44

By bus

• From Barcelona (75 km) HIFE Company Information and reservations: Tel. 902 119 814

By Plane

There are 2 airports very close to Calafell: Reus airport only 46 km away and Barcelona 56 km away.

*Reus airport (AENA) Tel. 902 404 704. Click here to search for Ryanair Low Cost Flights
• Barcelona Airport (AENA) Tel. 902 404 704. Tel .+34 902 404 704



Tourism Office of Port -Segur-Calafell
Paseo Maritimo de Sant Joan de Déu, s/n
43882 Segur de Calafell
Tel: 977 15 90 58
Fax: 977 15 9113

Tourism Board
Sant pere, 29-31
43820 Calafell
Tel 977 69 91 41
Fax: 977 69 29 81

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