Hospitalet del Infant is an authentic coastal town, one of those that still retain their own identity. Located about 30 km to the south of Tarragona, it has a unique landscape, marked by the contrast of the sea and the mountain, which will make you enjoy your holidays in the Costa Dorada.
Holidays in Hospitalet del Infant: sun and beach
If there is something that we are sure you will feel like doing in Hospitalet del Infant is to lie on the towel on its fine sandy beaches. All of them have the blue flag that rewards their quality and cleanliness. Which one do we start with?
In Hospitalet del Infant there are four beaches: Punta del Riu, Arenal beach, Torn beach and the Almadrava beach.
The Arenal beach is the largest of all and the one that is closer to the center of the village. Punta de Riu beach is next to the harbour of Hospitalet del Infant. If you like nautical sports, both beaches are perfect for sailing on a light sailing boat or on the windsurf board.
Torn beach is an internationally famous nudist beach, as it is within a natural area of interest with dunes and unique vegetation. La Almadrava, meanwhile, is a quiet beach bordered by a promenade of white houses. It has a very interesting area for diving.
Hotels in Hospitalet del Infant: local attractions
But this town is not just a beach holiday destination! There are also interesting places to discover, music concerts, outdoor cinema in the summer season, shows, exhibitions, street markets…
One of the places that you cannot miss in Hospitalet del Infant is the old medieval hospital. It was founded in 1346 by the Infante Pedro, whose function was to house the pilgrims and walkers. .
Another of our favourite places is the Mirador de les Rojales, which is just above Torn beach. The views from here are spectacular. You can control the view of the village, the beach and the mountain with its typical Mediterranean pines.
The Mirador de la Plaça de la Marina is the place to go to enjoy the sunsets, watching the fishermen with their reeds on the jetty and the boats about to sail. In summer there are also craft markets and live music.
Holidays in Hospitalet del Infant: gastronomy
Gastronomy is one of the great attractions when you travel and we assure you that you will eat very well in Hospitalet del Infant. You will find from traditional restaurants that make the best of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, to more sophisticated restaurants where to experience new combinations of flavours.
We didn’t talked about the local specialties yet… Hospitalet del Infant stands out for its seafood dishes, especially those with its star ingredient: tuna. This fish is also the protagonist of the Gastronomic Days that are held during the months of April and May. Don’t you love tuna? Then taste the local sweets like the coca of cherries or the carquinyols. Simply delicious!
Hospitalet del Infant: entertainment and fun
Hospitalet del Infant offers a wide range of leisure activities, including those for the smallest of the house: hiking or cycling, climbing, horse riding, boat trips, diving, windsurfing, tennis… And of course, when the time comes, relax in your apartment in Hospitalet de l’Infant!