New airs open Portugal

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  1. euroliner

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    A new airs opend yesterday on the Algarve it has hard standing , water, Toilets , showers, wast and toilet disposal points all with ELECTRIC for only 3 URO a night , all so wifi .
    It is on the N125 between Pera and. Guia ,perfect for long stay.
    The GPS is N 37° 07.449". W 8° 19.540"
    The name of the park is.
    KM 64 parque autocaravans
    We visited it yes today they say a cafe will be on site very soon.
    PS the site at Portimao marina is due to close in the next few days .
     
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    Hi thanks for that, bit surprised about the aire at Portimao closing, it only had new people take over a couple of weeks ago. :eek: Bob.
     
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    I have just driven past the above mentioned "aire"

    There is a good reason it is €3 a night!

    It is on the N125. I mean on it... not near it!

    One of the busiest roads in Portugal.

    It looked like a flat, square piece of ground with a load gravel spread out on it.

    However I will definitely use it when needed to drop my black and grey water and pick up a tank of fresh.

    I am now at the recently started Council park up/aire in Alvor.

    €4 a night with water and waste disposal... nice and quiet and 100 yards from the beach.

    The money goes to the council so it might help a tiny bit.

    Electricity on its way.

    Photos tomorrow.

    JJ :cool:

    PS. My people tell me the "cafe: mentioned in the OP is none other than the Bus Cafe from the Praia da Rocha Marina park up.
     
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    Hi it is not gravel it is all concrete all marked out with electric on each plot & there is a area beyond the first area witch would be very quite .
     
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    Ok... I will visit quite soon and check it out properly... (y)


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    Parked here at Alvor at the moment...


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    Ok until it rains!

    Quite a few van friends now here from Praia da Rocha Marina which closes tomorrow.


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    Hi JJ, can you give us the coords please for the Aire at Alvor?
    Plus the coords given in the op don't work for us, Any idea of the coords please for the KM parque autocaravans Aire, anyone please?
     
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    JJ - Is the Marina closing permanently?

    Shame if it does as it's a good location.
     
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    People are still parked at the Marina carpark. No one is collecting money.

    The water is still connected (€2 for 100 litres)

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    Rumours fly around!

    The land/car park has changed hands.

    New people take over on Wednesday.

    No one seems to know for sure.

    Talk of court cases, unpaid taxes, big wigs in Lisbon... all gossip.


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    Ok thanks.

    Important question - is the bar still there?
     
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    Don't know co-ords... sorry but...

    Drive to Alvor and follow the signs to the Praia. You really cannot miss it!


    Now...

    Just to confirm details given by Euroliner in OP and to post photos of the new site on the N125 between Guia and Pera.

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    I have a theory about who is behind this site but it would be mere rumour!

    The man running it is Nuno.

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    It has large, marked pitches on tarmac...

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    The site is right on the N125 and has considerable traffic noise.

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    There is wifi (4mbs+ when tested).
    Electricity and water all included in the price of €3 per night at least until December when the water might have to be paid for.
    It has a drive over facility for rufty tufty black water tank emptying as well as the usual woosy cassette one.

    It is 4kms from English sausages, bacon, rib eye steaks etc at the Icelend supermarket.

    There is a small accessory shop at the entrance run by Mario...

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    If you get one of the pitches furthest away from the road you get a decent view...

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    This post has taken me quite some time and I have pies ready to cook...

    I might remember other details later but now I need FOOD.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    No... it is no longer at the Marina parking place.

    My people tell me just as Euroliner says, the bus bar is moving to the KM 64 site in due course.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    No fences or tarmac there then!!:D:D

    Nice plastic Hymer though:)
     
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    Where?

    I trust you are not making the mistake of assuming I STAYED on the site!

    (I did buy two running lights from the shop though.)

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Pic with that young man leaning on it, or are you saying it's not nice..........or not plastic :)
     
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    Am gob smacked, has the red bus gone? Had some good times in there:crying1:
     
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    I know. Real bummer :(
     
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    Red Bus rumoured to be arriving at the 125 site...


    JJ :cool:
     
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    Thanks JJ,will investigate in December/ January time.
     
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    Thanks for that great info JJ.:notworthy2:
     
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