My son wants to come to Spain, help please!

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  1. Dave and Ginny

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    We head off next week and my son has just announced that he would like to join us 'somewhere' with his girlfriend. He's known we were going for the past six months and tells me now o_O

    Actually I quite like the idea but don't let on :love: Just wished he'd not left it till the last minute!

    He's picked up on me saying that many of the ACSI sites we've stayed on have some really nice chalets (van not big enough) and holiday accommodation and he's looking at flying out and joining us for a few days.

    Ideally I need somewhere I can book that's not too far from an airport. Looking at April after Easter somewhere. By then we would be north of Benidorm, Javea way or near.

    Anyone done anything similar? Any recommendations or suggestions as far as campsites concerned ?
     
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    Camping Villasol, Benidorm have chalets for hire. Check on their website for price and availability.
     
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    Benidorm...
    Lots of campsites for you to choose from..
    Cheap flights via Alicante and airport transfers..
    As Brisey says, campsite chalets or look at apartments / hotel deals.

    We have often done it the opposite way,, Taken Grandkids out with us, spend time then leave van on campsite while we fly them home to their mom.. :)
     
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    When our son does this he gets the privilege of sleeping in the TENT that we always carry 'just in case' :LOL:
     
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    I didn't think he would be up for tenting but just tells me he is!

    What are the Spanish campsites like about putting a pup tent up on a pitch?
     
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    You may find that the chalet's on the sites are not cheap!(n)

    Best option (which is what we do when visiting) is book an independant flight/apartment deal on the web using budget airline and cheapo accommodation.
    I always use the Travel Republic website as it has good deals and you can book very cheap coach transfers with them too - just pick accommodation close to the site (or as far away as you can get them:LOL:) and verify if its any good through trip advisor!
    If going to be in Beni - we always use the Mayra appts. cheap, clean, well located and close to all the campsites as well as the town(y)
     
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    Same here. Ours fly over ocassionaly and camp on our pitch and tour around in the van....
     
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    Looking at after 7th April, apparently up for two man tent on our pitch, Benidorm area would be good, any site recommendations folks and would I be able to use ACSI or need to book with a site direct?
     
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    My daughter, son in law and grandson fly out in May for my final birthday bash. I have booked a chalet on site for them on La Torreta for the week. Unfortunately its not the cheapest way of doing things, but they will only be 50 yards away from me for when they need food and drink :rolleyes:.
     
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    That sounds a bit presumptuous Dave, don't you intend having any more birthday celebrations? :Eeek:
     
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    Oh come on! You well know 80's a biggy!:)
     
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    wait for my return and i will check a apartment for ya if possible
     
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    Its another oldy thats been dragged up. Am happy to say am still kicking though.
     
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    Our son and family join us at Bontera Park Bennicassim. not near the airport but they get the train straight to town so no problems. Pete
     
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    We visit my folks at Easter in Benidorm and do same - they carry our small 3 man tent and pitch it next to them, we just fly in leach their facilities and only enter the tent to sleep in...would love to drive over but just takes too much time with work .....
     
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    Tent is pitched on their pitch...not sure on arrangement but deffo not a full pitch fee......
     
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    Usually you pay for extra adults only if all on one pitch.
     
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    Heading your way march/April. Will you still be on there, any other Funster on there?
     
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