Best campsite in Spain.

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  1. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Camping La Gorrofa, Almeria.

    Why ? Character and location. It has it's own private beach nestling in a small inlet.

    Ok, the pitches are small and it's tight but what character.
     
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    stayed there on my way to portugal jan 2013 and thought it was a s**thole :Smile:
     
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    Just shows that it's just a matter of taste. I didn't like the look of their prices though but perhaps they are ACSI.
     
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    I just have to admire your subtlety Bill.:Rofl1:
     
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    ACSI SITE . 1 and half hours from me , Have stayed there didnt rate it at all . Wont be going back , Prefer Bolneuvo right on the beach , bars and restaurants 5 mins walk .
     
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    got to say as is graham in case people aint sure what i mean :Laughing:
     
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    It's great we all love different stuff isn't it!

    It would be awfully crowded otherwise.

    The best site I have been on is a small site on Costa Brava , but many would call that a $hit hole as well:BigGrin:
     
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    Maybe nice being so close to the beach but sun is really restricted in the winter . I could not imagine spending longer than a few days
     
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    One man's Fish is another man's Poisson! :Laughing:
     
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    At the risk of being labeled a Pedant,

    There are no private beaches in Spain and recent laws prohibit construction too close to the sea. This means that the entire coastline is accessible to everybody. The sign "Acceso público a la playa", means "public access to the beach", and directs people when private land needs to be crossed to access the beach.

    Just thought it might be useful to know.

    :Cool:
     
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    Can you answer as looking to go away end of year and would like to understand. It says 32-40 euro's but I thought ACSI sites were set rates. This is just a general question and not just for this site.
    Thanks Dave.
     
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    That's the one. It's a beauty. So quiet. Best sleeps of the holiday.

    It claims to be the oldest campsite in Spain.

    Yes.....it is ACSI.
     
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    If you haven't done Morocco you are not qualified to make that judgement. I've seen sights there I dare not photograph.
     
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    if its worse than that site i wont do morocco brian :Rofl1:
     
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    We stayed there for only one night in September last year! I wanted to stay another day but Jacky was against it. Why? Flies!!!! Whilst sitting in the sun there I counted the ones on my leg in 10 minutes, there were 6,325 :Eeek:

    It was 16 Euros for one night ACSI and the wifi is excellent.

    So as much as I loved the ambiance of the place and the fact it is so isolated, we'll never go back. :cry:
     
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    Hi Dave , If you have ACSI it is 16 euros per night up until 1st July to 1st September when summer rates kick in ( on Acsi they are 26 euros per night ) Internet if needed is 4 euros per day or 6 euros for 2 days , the internet connection is sometimes good but that depends where your pitch is on site , You can have your EHU upgraded to higher amps for 40 cents per day . Hope this info helps . Ps if you ask for a Bono it is 400 euros up front this reduces the pitch fee to 10 euros per night and lasts for two years but only on this site ( Bolneuvo including summer dates .
     
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    Visited the site in 2006 but access for the RV was let's say ... tight.. :Laughing:

    Anyways, we eventually stayed at Roquetas Camping for a couple of months before moving on to Morocco..

    .Paul (my son) and I cycled back into Almera one day and I took a couple of pics from the road..

    It looked fantastic location.. and an easy pedal into Almeria. Will definately visit again when we have a more manageable size camper :Smile:
     

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    We put it down as a memorable site................................Its a bit of a challenge reversing up that hill and out the gate with our a class and smart on the trailer. :Doh: :Rofl1: Bob.
     
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    You did WHAT !!!!!!!!!
     
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