Alicante & Benidorm recommendations

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  1. mikebeaches

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    We will be in the Alicante and Benidorm area for a couple of weeks at the end of this month and would be grateful for any recommendations of campsites we could stay at in the vicinity? We are happy to move from site to site (ie it doesn't have to be just one place).

    Interested in visiting Alicante city and also going into Benidorm, so any locations that provide easy access to either would be appreciated, whether with a short walk or by public transport. Likewise, handy for any other local towns.

    We've got a 2019 ACSI discount card, but not restricted to using their sites.

    Many thanks! (y)

    Mike
     
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    Altea everytime.
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    Where in Altea please? Which site do you recommend?
     
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    Thought the site there was always full in winter and closed in the summer,,BUSBY..
     
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    Yes Cap Blanch, southern end of Altea frontage, there is also a commercial camperstop 300m north on sea front.
     
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    Yes but its usually full,,,not cheap either for a camper stop,,BUSBY,,
     
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    The camper stop always seems to be full. Cap Blanch is fairly full, but has a daily turn-over. If you arrive there late morning, you should be able to get a place.
     
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    for alicante theres a camperstop at playa st juan tram into alicante from nearbyfrom memory 8 euros a night and two euros to fill and dump there are showers showers and toilets free
     
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    I am grateful for all the recommendations so far - many thanks!

    More suggestions would still be be very welcome.

    Cheers, Mike
     
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    Camping San Antonio in Albir/Altea stayed there in December for a few of days good facilities. Lovely walk along the cliff tops to Benidorm and the bus drops you back at the gate. Ring the owner Paco speaks good English to see if there is room, plenty of space a few weeks ago.
     
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    I am on Camping Cap Blanch at moment(have been since November) if you decide to stay here ignore the sign at entrance that says completo (full) just pull in and go to reception and they will tell you which pitches are empty. If not long stay then ACSI rate is 19 euros. Very handy for Albir and Altea and bus stop close by for Benidorm.
     
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    Hi Mike,

    We stayed at https://www.campingalmafra.es/en/services/

    There is a Tram stop at the site. That takes you into Benidorm or Calpe or wherever the line goes. You can change trams at Benidorm for Alicante.

    Its a good walk to Benidorm.

    Its an easy cycle to Albir.

    Or, if you like. Our Drive is free here in Javea and you can have water and EHU. You cant dump your waste if you have chemicals other than Green bio.

    Let me know?

    Trevor.
     
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    Really kind and generous offer reference your place, thanks Trev! I'll reply to your pm.

    And Camping Almafra looks exactly like the sort of site we are seeking.

    Much appreciated. (y)

    Cheers, Mike
     
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    Mike have a think about Murcia about 50ml from Alicante. Great Aire at IKEA all facilities plus Aldi and tram stops into town (€1.20) for some of the best tapas around.
     
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    This is a really nice aire, Area autocaravanas Playa de San Juan, which is walking distance to a tram stop. The amazing beach is two minutes away and there is a Mercadona, which we cycled to. There are clean toilets and showers and you can get your tables and chairs out. The aire is run by a really helpful chap.

    There are two others in El Campello but generally they are crowded.
     
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