Vilanova Park, Costa Dorado

Vilanova Campsite

This is a popular and lively Spanish campsite, situated near excellent transport links which can take you to Barcelona which is only 46 kms away (30 minutes drive), and also to the beaches.

The site is only 3 km from the beach and 3 km from the nearest town of Vilanova i La Geltru. It is situated on Spain's Costa Dorado , or "Gold Coast", an area with some fantastic beaches. The campsite is open for most of the year, if not for the whole year and for this reason it is a great choice for those "out of season" camping holidays in search of some Spanish sun in autumn, winter and spring !

There is an excellent pool complex and a wellness centre including a Jacuzzi and sauna (payable). The campsite has spectacular fountains that are floodlit at night. The restaurant and bar are located in a beautifully restored Catalan farmhouse.

In addition, if you are into crazy golf or putting then you will love the Adventure golf course at this campsite.

Vilanova Campsite

  • • Swimming pools - there are 4 outdoor pools, including a children's and toddler's swimming pool open from March to the end of October and an indoor pool that is open all year round.
  • • Restaurant and bar
  • • Gym, wellness centre and spa
  • • Cycle Hire
  • • Football
  • • Fishing
  • • Adventure Golf crazy golf
  • • Horse Riding
  • • Basketball court and table tennis
  • • Games room
  • • Children's play area and jumping pillow !
  • • Site run children's club in high season
  • • Children's disco
  • • Entertainments in high season include sports tournaments, discos, concerts etc.
  • • Satellite TV and cinema
  • • All the usual laundry, shower facilities etc.

Booking Your Holiday

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Getting There

Ferry and Driving

  • • Bilbao : 350 miles (approx 5 hours 30 mins drive)
  • • Calais : 850 miles (approximately 14 hours drive !)


  • • Reus : 65 km
  • • Barcelona : 40 km (taxi transfers can be arranged by the park from Barcelona airport)
  • • Gerona: 146 km

Public Transport

  • • The local railway is at Vilanova i La Geltru, 3km away with services to Barcelona, Tarragona, Salou. (Please check these details with the campsite or tour operator though if you are planning to travel by public transport)

Things to Do in the Area

Barcelona (46 km)

Barcelona is famous for its architecture, including the designs of the famous Gaudi. The photograph shows his church the "Sagrada Familial", which translates to the "Sacred Family". You will see other interesting examples of his architecture in the town. You can also visit Park Guell, a magical park with amazing buildings, sculptures, and tile work designed by Gaudi. Gaudi's old home is in Park Guell and is now open to the public as a small museum. Casa Batlló is one of the most interesting and unusual houses in Barcelona.

Tarragona (40km)

There are many impressive Roman remains in this town which have been designated as a World Heritage Site. You cantarragona visit the Roman "Amphitheatre of Tarragona" overlooking the sea and 4km to the north of the town there is an aqueduct, showing the clever civil engineering of the romans. The town hosts an international Fireworks competition towards the beginning of July.

Port Aventura (40 km)

This Large Theme Park has 5 different themed areas including the Far West, Mexico, China, Polynesia and Mediterranea. There is a great selection of rides, shows, rollercoasters and games for the whole family. Watch out if you have non swimmers as it is possible that the lifejackets run out if its High Season and they dont seem to allow arm bands, so please plan this outing carefully if your children can't swim.


Aquopolis is great for a day out and has all sorts of aquatic attractions including a Kamikaze slide, a Black Hole and the thrilling Aquamania which has a variety of slides including a triple slide, twisting slides, river rapids, a wave pool, a hydrotherapy pool and a swimming pool. In addition, there is an area for small children and a games area for all the family with mini-golf and bumper boats.

Reus (65km)

This is the town where the artist/architect Gaudi, famous for the architecture in Barcelona, was born.

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