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Campsite La Garrofa is a campsite with 100 touring pitches. During low season, between 01-01-2017 - 30-06-2017 and 15-09-2017 - 31-12-2017, the nightly rate is €17,- at one of the 100 touring pitches at Campsite La Garrofa in Almería (Almería).

Small and friendly campsite; lovely location, right by the sea. Well shaded in parts. The bus to Almería stops outside the campsite.

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Average rating: 6.8

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Toilet facilities
6.5
Staff
7.7
Price - quality comparison
7.1
Camping pitch
6.3
Accommodation
6.1
Child friendliness
5.6
Entertainment
5.6
Sports facilities
5.0
Swimming pool
5.6
Food and drink
7.0
Surroundings
7.1

Stephen Leech, on this campsite in January 2016

6.9

Travelling party: Couple

Small campsite which is ideal for a sightseeing trip to nearby Almeria....the pitches are small and quite difficult to access.
The facilities are old but clean.
Staff friendly

Taeke Oosterwoud, on this campsite in January 2016

4.5

Travelling party: Couple

Extremely poor site with no interest at all from staff. Peeling paint and broken canopies, very small uneven pitches and showers akin to victorian baths. Feels dirty and seedy and buses
hardly running due to rock blocking road for TWO MONTHS. Don\'t try it as the owners dont give a damn.

Simon, on this campsite in October 2014

7.4

Travelling party: Couple

This is a very small and scruffy looking site with very old toilet/shower facilities. It\'s located right on a small pebble beach which is also a bit scruffy. We only stayed for one night as we were travelling but the staff were very friendly and the toilets/showers were clean and worked very well. We woke to a lovely bright sea view and enjoyed our stay.

From England, on this campsite in March 2014

4.7

Travelling party: Seniors

Very small pitches, campsite full of feral cats, very old toilet block, cold showers, pitches get muddy when raining, small stoney beach, feels like a 60s hippy site, lots of main road noise.

From England, on this campsite in February 2014

4.6

Travelling party: Seniors

Very old worn out facilities, pitches suitable size for tents, cold showers. Shop and restaurant rarely open. There are many feral cats roaming the campsite in the rubbish bins etc. There is a small stoney beach and a steep climb uphill to the main road bus stop. There is lots of main road noise on the campsite. Ok if you want a hippy camp site sixties style with very old basic facilities. Paid Wi Fi
works sometimes if not many using it.

Trevor, on this campsite in September 2013

6.4

Travelling party: Couple

Good - right on the beach and good clean facilities.
Less good - quite a lot of road noise. Very small pitches and very close together. Restaurant unreliable - just didn't open at times.
Nice people at reception.

Richard, on this campsite in November 2012

7.4

Travelling party: Seniors

A terraced campsite located in a secluded cove immediately adjacent to a pebbly beach. The pitches are fairly small for a larger motorhome. The staff were very helpful and the on-site restaurant was good and reasonably priced. There is good and cheap bus access into Almeria. The showers and toilets were clean and well maintained. There was little privacy between adjacent pitches in the lower areas of the site.

Nancy Roberts, on this campsite in May 2012

9.0

Travelling party: Couple

This is one of the most wonderful camping sites we have been to in Europe or the UK. We came for 5 nights and will stay for a month. We certainly will be back. The staff are fantastic and the location tranquil and spectacular, right on the beach.

Vicki, on this campsite in September 2011

7.9

Travelling party: Couple

Very good find. Excellent location and reception and restaurant staff friendly. I would love to stay longer but must move on. The private beach is fantastic but arrive early if you have a big motorhome as some sites are small but that all adds to the ambience as it is not all the same. Loved it!!

Trevor Eden, on this campsite in May 2011

8.3

This evaluation has been obtained by our inspector from a questionnaire at the camp site.

General information

Period of opening
01-01-2017 till 31-12-2017
Area
2 ha
Number of touring pitches
100 (10 - 65m2)
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Internet
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:8
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
  • Washbasins: cold water
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Takeaway meals
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Bar
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Swimming
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Beach
  • Pebble/shingle beach
Sports and play
  • Fishing
  • Multi-sports field
  • Children's playground: small
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
    • total:18
Recreation (adults)
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy | average
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Hard ground
  • Terraced site
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:3 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:4 km
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0 km
  • Panorama
Miscellaneous
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
Address & Route

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  • Campsite La Garrofa
    Ctra N340a, km 435,4
    04002 / Almería
    Spain

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    36°49'35"N 2°30'59"W
  • N340 Almería-Málaga v.v. At Almería towards 'Puerto'. Turn around at roundabout. Keep to the left (left hand tunnel towards Aguadulce). Turn left after about 3 km. Campsite signposted.

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Tue

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Wed

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Thu

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Fri

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Sat

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Sun

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Mon

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Max. 24.3° 22.4° 21.3° 23.1° 23.2° 23.6° 23.8°
Min. 18.8° 19.9° 18.7° 17.9° 18.3° 18.8° 18.1°
Precipitation 25% 60% 60% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Wind direction SW W W SW SW S ZO
Wind speed 3 5 3 3 3 2 3

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 70% 30 6
Feb 70% 14 7
Mar 67% 12 8
Apr 66% 21 9
May 68% 11 9
Jun 63% 2 11
Jul 64% 0 11
Aug 67% 1 10
Sep 69% 10 9
Oct 70% 33 7
Nov 66% 30 7
Dec 70% 29 5
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