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Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, the new water park in PortAventura

Vila-seca. Costa Dorada. January 25, 2013. PortAventura confirmed for this season one of the most anticipated projects: the complete renovation and expansion of the Costa Caribe Aquatic Park, the second park adjacent to the resort and theme park PortAventura.   In 2013, the business strategy will build on the new water park, but especially in large successful projects recently joined PortAventura: SésamoAventura family area that has seen the biggest enlargement in the history of the park with an area of ​​13,000 meters ft. of new attractions for families, and Shambhala the tallest roller coaster in Europe. Both projects are acting as emblems of the new park and PortAventura has turned into a family entertainment destination Resort European benchmark.   The project of Costa Caribe Aquatic Park has an extension of 14,000 m2 of new facilities, thus reaching the 50,000 m2 of total area of ​​the park. Enlargement will have a budget of 10 million euros and will open in May. This project is part of the investment plan of 75 billion euros Investindustrial approved in November 2012 and aims to expand and adapt the resort for an increasingly international audience.   The water park is a key equipment for this strategy, as evidenced by the fact that foreign visitors account for over 50% of visits to the water park (especially English and Russian). In fact, in 2012 a study was conducted in Russia showed that one of the main factors for choosing PortAventura for a vacation is possible that you have a water park. A slide 12 stories high                          Among the new attractions will highlight particularly aquatic free-fall slide highest in Europe that will be a real challenge for the more adventurous with its 31 meters high, equivalent to a 12 story building. It is the slide of these features European higher. The adventurers who dare will face a dizzying slope of 55 ° and a descent speed of 6 meters per second. Definitely a unique experience.   Multi slide bump   Next to be located higher slide one second slide for those who prefer a more moderate but equally fun. Multi-type will Bump, ie with two quick tour undulating elevation changes. This slide will have a height of 19.64 meters and a distance of over 100 meters.   Competition slide   Another section of the park is dedicated to a 6-lane slide designed for both children and adults compete to see who drops faster. For the descent, visitors lay down on a sort of carpet-sled and projecting from the front at speed. Find a course full of elevation changes and fun waterfalls.

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