From camping Armanello we would like to help clarify to users of camping and those who are thinking of being which are the best campsites in Spain. But we want to be as objective as we can and will rely on the real opinions of campers and customers in general. All of them are excellent options for campsites to go with children camping, both camping, to cabins, pitches or glamping. The caravans and motorhomes are a basic part of the world of camping in Spain and Europe and it shows in the different options and offers of plots that there are in these campsites. From the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada (Daurada) to the Costa Blanca we will analyze the most beautiful areas and the best outdoor establishments.
During the elaboration of the ranking we have observed the rise of the terms Glamping and Camping Resort. This we have already explained in other posts, so let’s focus on how we have compiled the list of the best campsites in Spain.
We have analysed many official websites, review portals such as Tripadvisor and Google company profiles to compile this list. We hope you like it and that you share it with people who love camping.
**Don’t let our colleagues in the sector get angry, we’re sure to forget a campsite. We apologize in advance.
Obviously, to make the list of the 10 best campsites in Spain, we have not been able to enter to assess the bungalows and cabins of each site, since there are many variables and models to consider. Being the best campsites in Spain we assume the quality in each of its services and facilities: swimming pools, plots, camping area, animation for the little ones children’s playground, bicycle rental ….
Caravans and motorhomes are a basic part of the world of camping and it is noticeable in the different options and offers of plots in these establishments. But tents are not neglected, especially rental and luxury tents, equipped with beds and accessories typical of bungalows.
We have asked experts in the sector and based on our own experience and visits to campsites:
- G = Google reviews of campsites. Maximum 5 stars.
- FB = Facebook reviews of campsites. Maximum 5 stars.
- Trip = Tripadvisor reviews of the campsites in the ranking. Maximum 5 points.
- ADAC Insp. Note from ADAC inspectors. Maximum 5 stars.
- ADAC Customer = ADAC Customer Score. Maximum 5 stars.
- ANWB Insp. = ANWB inspector’s note. Maximum 5 stars.
- ANWB Customer = ANWB user score. Maximum 10 points.
- Booking = Portal Booking.com. Maximum 10 points.
The ANWB clients and Booking.com score has only been taken into account if it existed and converted to a score out of a maximum of 5 points.
Only with the opinions of camping users
- 2020 Ranking according to global average score
- Ranking according to ADAC (out of 5) and ANWB (out of 10)
2020 Ranking according to global average score
|CAMPING LAS DUNAS||4.5||4,8||4.5|
|CAMPING & RESORT SANGULI SALOU||4.5||4,5||4.5|
|ALANNIA RESORTS GUARDAMAR||4,3||4,5||4,5|
|LA MARINA CAMPING & RESORT||4,4||4.5||4|
|ALANNIA RESORTS COSTA BLANCA||4.4||4.5||4,5|
|LA BALLENA ALEGRE COSTA BRAVA||4.5||4.7||4|
|MONTROIG BEACH CAMPING RESORT||4.3||4.5||4|
|BRAVOPLAYA (TORRE LA SAL 2)||4.4||4.7||4|
|ALANNIA ELS PRATS||4.4||4.6||4|
|CAMPING EL DELFIN VERDE – COSTA BRAVA RESORT||4.3||4.6||4|
Ranking according to ADAC and ANWB
|CAMPING LAS DUNAS||4,5||9,9|
|CAMPING & RESORT SANGULI SALOU||4,5|
|ALANNIA RESORTS GUARDAMAR||9,2||8.7|
|LA MARINA CAMPING & RESORT||4,5||8.9|
|ALANNIA RESORTS COSTA BLANCA||4||8,9||8,6|
|LA BALLENA ALEGRE COSTA BRAVA||4,5||7|
|MONTROIG BEACH CAMPING RESORT||4,5||7,6|
|BRAVOPLAYA (SALT TOWER 2)||4,5|
|ALANNIA ELS PRATS||4||8,2||8.9|
|CAMPING EL DELFIN VERDE – COSTA BRAVA RESORT||4||6|
The best campsites: Top 10 in Spain according to experts
Camping Bungalow Park Las Dunas: Girona
Continuing with the list, Las Dunas is a national and European classic. Renowned for its trajectory, it stands out for its large number of satisfied customers for over 50 years. Camping on the beach with all kinds of services, ideal for families who want to spend an ideal holiday with children.
Camping & Resort Sanguli Salou: Tarragona
Starting with some of the best campsites in Catalonia, Sangulí is a reference campsite in Europe. It has reinvented itself and sets trends with risky and modern bets such as the theming of the Africa area. It offers endless possibilities for accommodation: plots, special plots, safari tents, bungalows of different categories…
All this without forgetting all the services of a campsite of its size and cache. Tradition and future united in a Camping Resort through the Theming and Specialization, both in plots for motorhomes and caravans as well as in cabins and glamping.
Alannia Resorts Guardamar (Marjal Guardamar): Alicante
The big brother of Alannia Costa Blanca is Alannia Guardamar. One of the best campsites in Alicante, it stands out for its facilities: swimming pool, new bungalows, entertainment… A full-fledged camping resort.
Supermarket, mini club, hairdresser and beautician, tropical swimming pools, gym, transport to the beach, showers for humans and shower for dogs… Alannia stands for quality assurance.
La Marina Camping & Resort: Alicante
Impressive facilities. A great choice for families and couples. Its water park, its new bungalows and its SPA make it more than a Camping Resort. If we were talking about European references, La Marina Camping & Resort is among them.
Well located, with transport to the beach, it is also open all year round and offers a wide range of services to its clients. Innovative and one of the leaders in the sector.
Alannia Resorts Costa Blanca (Marjal Costablanca) : Alicante
The evolution of his brother from Guardamar. Impressive not only for its size, but for everything it offers. In constant evolution since it opened in 2011, it offers differentiated spaces for leisure and tranquility. Beauty salon, hairdresser, electric vehicles and Tesla charging point, bungalows, themed water park, tropical swimming pools…
It is impossible to fail with this option. Recognized by experts and users, it is simply a colossus of the camping world. Excellent choice of campsite to go with children.
Camping & Bungalow Resort La Ballena Alegre: Girona
Let’s continue with the best campsites in Catalonia. La Ballena Alegre stands out for its unique architecture. Yes, you read that right, its architecture. Modern bungalows and unusual accommodations.
Not only does it offer the services of the best campsites, but also the aesthetics are totally different. If we were talking about thematization before, here we can talk about specialization through architecture. Impressive work of several generations.
Playa Montroig Camping Resort: Tarragona
Traditional campsite in Catalonia, recognized on numerous occasions as one of the best campsites in Spain. The lavish flora, cared for with special care, stands out. More than 1000 palm trees and flowers to give a unique air to Playa Montroig Resort.
It is a 5 star campsite, with a sober and traditional style. Its bungalows stand out for their comfort and the care of the plot. Right on the beach is a luxury option to go with the family, with all the premium services. Pitches for caravans and motorhomes have multiple options.
Bravoplaya – Old Camping Torre La Sal 2: Castellón
It’s the turn of the best campsites in the Valencian Community, with the Bravoplaya campsite (Torre La Sal 2 until 2019). It stands out, like most of the campsites in this region, in that it is open all year round.
Great facilities, lots of accommodation at a competitive price and well located. If you want to enjoy the Valencian Community and its magnificent climate, enjoy winter or summer in Castellón.
Alannia Els Prats (Els Prats Village): Tarragona
We know that Cambrils, Salou and Montroig form a very special area with a great tradition of campsites. In Alannia Els Prats you will find a modern air, with a very fresh and different image and some services of Camping Top.
Located on the beach, a great advantage, you can find different plots depending on their location and a lot of bungalow models. In the attention to detail is the difference of this campsite.
Camping El Delfín Verde – Costa Brava Resort: Girona
The Green Dolphin is located on the shores of the Costa Brava. A wide variety of unique accommodation, with 6 swimming pools and superb facilities.
It is one of the most important places of reference on the coast of Girona and in Europe.
Average price of the best campsites in Spain
Price for 7 days in July 2020 | 2 Adults + 2 Children | No specials | Prices taken in December 2019, subject to change.
|CAMPING LAS DUNAS||1357,00 €||450 €|
|CAMPING & RESORT SANGULI SALOU||1995,00 €||396 €|
|ALANNIA RESORTS GUARDAMAR||1260,00 €||434 €|
|LA MARINA CAMPING & RESORT||1340,00 €||321 €|
|ALANNIA RESORTS COSTA BLANCA||1470,00 €||420 €|
|LA BALLENA ALEGRE COSTA BRAVA||1549,00 €||511 €|
|MONTROIG BEACH CAMPING RESORT||1.623,00 €||463 €|
|BRAVOPLAYA (SALT TOWER 2)||€||€|
|ALANNIA ELS PRATS||1540,00 €||420 €|
|CAMPING EL DELFIN VERDE – COSTA BRAVA RESORT||1554 €||462 €|
|AVERAGE||1.587,80 €||538,15 €|
Our conclusion is that the differences are minimal between all of them and that it is the user who in the end must see his expectations fulfilled when he goes to one of these top campsites.
Obviously, each campsite has its own particularities that make them more suitable for different profiles, but in general they are family campsites, resorts, with wellness facilities, great entertainment for children and adults, sports facilities and majestic swimming pools.
The more modern the bungalow, the higher the price, and the shorter the distance to the beach also increases the price of the plot and the bungalow.
It should be noted that the campsites in the Valencian Community are open all year round and this offers the possibility of enjoying their facilities at other times of the year at a much lower price. They are not right on the beach either, but just a few metres away, but this has an influence when it comes to valuing them. Therefore, in our opinion, if they were on the beach would have a much higher score, since the location is a determining factor when assessing a campsite.
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