Trip to the Algarve

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  1. Baycott

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    Hi all,
    We have decided to take the plunge, escape this wet weather :Smile: and try and find a bit of sunshine :Cool:. We are booked on the Newhaven/Dieppe ferry on 6th Feb. Our intention is to drive down to the Algarve and spend a week or so there and my question is....... Can anybody recommend a good campsite there? We will be using Aires all the way down but would like to stay on a site with EHU for the week (or more as no return ferry booked yet):BigGrin:

    Thanks all :thumb:
    John
     
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    Campismo Ria Formosa, Cabanas de Tavira

    www.campingriaformosa.com/?lang=en‎

    Not like the central Algarve, quiet area, convenient for trips into Spain, offers for month long stays.
     
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    I would agree with the above and add that it is only a stone's throw from the local railway station that gives you easy access along the Algarve to Faro.
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    Thanks for that. It looks very nice but I can't find a tariff on the website. Do you have any idea what they charge?
     
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    Apologies price list I found doesn't include 2014.
     
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    Standard rates are shown under caravans, rates are variable on pitch size and you can get two of the basic pitches(which are small but ok) for the price of the next category up. With 16amp leccy from €14.50 & 10% off for CCI.

    Monthly rates are from €320 to €392
     
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    Look under CAMPING drop down menu then CARAVANS. Gives tariff for 'campervans' as well. :thumb:

    We're heading that way next week via France and Spain so may be there about the same time :Smile:
     
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    Thanks Ali n Tim,
    May well see you down there.
    Save some sun for us :Cool::thumb:
    John
     
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    We're in Motorhome Friend Park in Albufeira, got in today and Big Pedro made to feel so welcome, a few vans already here, at 7.5 euros, with ehu, water, wifi and the dog with use of the car, its at Paderna, 37° 9'23.40"N 8°12'36.09"W
    Motorhome Friends
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    Phone: (+351) 910 999 666
    motorhomefriendsalgarve@gmail.com
     
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    chickenrun camp site

    If you travel west along the Algarve and arrive around Portimao drop into the Chickenrun camp site.

    Andy and Lesley will look after you and give great advice where to visit locally.

    Hire their "ferrari" and have a drive around the local area.

    We stayed there this year and had a great time. :thumb::thumb:
     
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    They have parked next to us and they are right Pedro and Mireille really do go out of their way to ensure that you have a pleasant stay.

    We love it here

    Alan and Lynda
     
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    When you have a spare hour or two from the hectic social life arranged by Big Pedro you can pop down to the Marina at Praia de Rocha, look at the boats, wander along the beach calling in on the beach side restaurants that are still there after the storm.

    If we meet up and you are really nice, I will even show you highlights from my collection of footy videos over a beer in a local bar... :thumb:


    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Does it HAVE to be footy JJ ? :drink:
     
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