Christmas in Spain

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  1. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Fellow snowbirds - we would like to spend a good portion of November and December in the Costa Blanca area of Spain. Basing ourselves around Calp, Altea or somewhere between there and Moraira, or up as far as Denia. Our reasons for wanting to be around that area is so we can take some good long cycling trips in land to Castell de Castells, Guadalest, and a few places I have fort ton the names of, routes which I used to cycle many years ago. Legs willing we hope to come away a good deal fitter than we are now.

    Counter productive to the above - I would also like a good site on the coast, preferably where they may be a few Funsters staying to enjoy a good
    Christmas and New Years knees up.

    I realise I may be booking a site a bit late for the Christmas period but believe me, this is forward planning for me!!

    Any suggestions or recommendations will be gratefully received.
     
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  2. Brisey

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    Counter productive to the above - I would also like a good site on the coast, preferably where they may be a few Funsters staying to enjoy a good
    Christmas and New Years knees up.

    Look no further than Benidorm where there will be Funsters a'plenty celebrating the festive season.
    Brisey & Pamelaaar.
     
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  3. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Which site Brain - Villasol?
     
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    We turned up at Villa Sol last year couple of days before Xmas and no problem getting a spot. Not sure any need to book?
     
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    Try El Raco. Benidorm Loads of small bars cafes opposite. Campsite has good restaurant

    steve & ann. ..........teensvan
     
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    Yes,we hope to be at Villasol, Sandra. There will be Funsters on both the El Raco and La Torreta sites as well. Once we arrive in Benidorm we will try to keep others updated on pitch availability.
    Brian.
     
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  7. Armytwowheels

    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Sounds good. I think the sites in Beni will be too central for us as a main winter base, don't fancy cycling out through the busy streets all the time, but we could stay out at Calp and then just book a few days to cover Christmas and New Year on which ever Beni site folks are on.
     
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    I don't think vilasol accepts dogs.
     
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    You are correct there Sue. Villasol is not pet friendly. La Torreta and El Raco are.
     
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    is the hurcules campsite still open in villa joyosa,that used to be pet friendly and fairly quite
     
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    Armytwowheels Funster Life Member

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    Ah! That would be a problem then.

    Didn't someone put up a thread a little while ago about a new aire in Calp. I have done a search but not finding it, may be I imagined it.
     
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    I will check that out Stu, I liked that area too.
     
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    Didn't someone put up a thread a little while ago about a new aire in Calp. I have done a search but not finding it, may be I imagined it.

    That may well be Odissea Camper Park Sandra. I believe that there is now another aire near to it.
    Brisey.
     
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    Just booked the ferry today, we are leaving a currently Wet Windy West Wales on the 1st October heading for Villasol, via Calais, Vendome, Oloron Sainte-marie, Somport Tunnel, Segorbe and then Beni hope to be there on the 5th, we will post the pitch situation when we arrive .:cooler:
    See you all there (y)
    Cheers
     
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    Be very careful.!!!! The wife fly's out on that day and may be hanging around the bars !!!!!! After a month there with the grandkids she has to go back for here adults only fix of bars, booze and buffets....
     
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    Will she be wearing her Baggies shirt? ;) and which bars should I avoid? not that I spend very much time in the bars :whistle:
     
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    camping cap blanch in albir just up the road from benidorm
     
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    Hercules closed in 2003 but I think a site has reopened on the same area.
     
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    Avoid any bar that has Vodka and a tribute act... :rofl::rofl:
     
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    We were intending to go to Benidorm for Christmas and New Year, my daughter, son in law and 2 year old grandson fancy having a Christmas away somewhere warm, they do not have a Motorhome, but don't think Benidorm , either hotel or caravan rental would be suitable, anybody got any ideas, don't mind flying somewhere or being persuaded that Benidorm would be suitable.

    Cheers Simon
     
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