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  • Beachside site surrounded by a centenarian eucalyptus grove
  • A five-minute drive from Almeria
  • Bar-restaurant with spacious terrace

A five-minute drive from Almeria? That sounds just splendid in itself, but add in that Camping La Garrofa is right on the beach and there are strong possibilities that one might want to hide away here for weeks.

The ancient city of Almeria is known as Spain’s sunniest, and the province of Almeria in the most arid area of all of Europe – it's such a dry area that many a spaghetti Western has been shot in these here parts. (The temp is about 25 to 35 degrees Celsius in summer and doesn't usually drop below 15 in winter.) And this is the region of Andalucian coast, the Cabo de Gata-Níjar Natural Park, the Calar Alto Observatory and the Sierra Nevada… yep, one could hide away here for weeks.

And yep, this site is right on the beach... It's also surrounded by a centenarian eucalyptus grove, on a sheltered corner of Almerian coastline and in a (highly) scenic setting with fishing right on site and heaps of hiking in its nearby hills. Pitches are spacious and many have sea views.

Spanish cuisine at decent prices can be sampled from the daily menus and tapas at the cosy bar-restaurant, where you can eat indoors or outside on the big terrace. La Garrofa also has three modern toilet and shower blocks.

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Party: 2 adults


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Excellent Campsite. 01/08/2017


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    We have been living in our Motor-home now for the past 5 years, travelling all around Europe and staying at many different camp sites. Our first year we stopped off at Camping la Garrofa (on the South coast of Spain) for one night on our way to Portugal and instantly fell in love with this wonderful place, each time staying longer and longer. Camping la Garrofa is situated right next to the beach between Almeria and Aguadulce on the coast road (around 10mins bus ride to each place). The staff are very helpful and friendly and the bar/restaurant serves you food and drink while overlooking the clear, warm blue waters of the Mediterranean, Shower and toilet facilities very clean with plenty hot and cold water . A real gem of a camp site with many of its customers returning year after year.


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Un lugar realmente especial. 01/08/2017


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    Un lugar realmente especial.


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The location was fantastic! Drove onto the beach to get ... 09/05/2017

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    The location was fantastic! Drove onto the beach to get to our pitch which was roomy. The facilities were basic but functional and clean. We were only there one night but would definitely return to explore more! One of the most lovely spots to wake up in with the sound of the waves on the shore.


    WiFi not great but considering the location not a problem

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Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

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Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away


TV room


Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

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Internet access


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area



Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches


Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year


Gastronomic delight


Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wild camping

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

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Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

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Bar nearby

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Large (51-200 pitches)


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  • Carretera Nacional 340A, KM.435 Almería, Almeria, Spain, 04002
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 36.8267°N 2.5171°W


The campsite is located at the 435km on the N340a (Almeria-Aguadulce).

Buses from Almeria and Aguadulce stop right in front of the campsite.

Intermodal train station is 6km away. The closest airport is Almeria (13km).

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Camping La Garrofa's setting has it well placed for easy access to the excellent city of Almeria as well as the natural areas of this arid province, from deserts to coastline to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and the Sierra de Los Filabres.

Almeria's only natural park is Cabo de Gata-Nijar, the biggest protected coastal area in the province. It has a desert climate (yet tis at the sea too), Spain's biggest volcanic rock formation, craggy cliffs and tiny islands brimming with marine life: the park has been a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1997.

Birdwatching, diving, boating and geology field trips can all be arranged at the natural park; if you're hiking, try the Caldera de Majada Redonda trail, leading to the centre of an ancient volcano caldera.

The Tabernas desert is where the Almeria spaghetti Westerns were filmed, including the Dollars trilogy (that's A Fistful of Dollars, A Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for the uninitiated). It's still used these days for film shooting, but quite a few critters are around too if you'd rather spot native species than cowboys: look out for Bonelli eagles, peregrine falcons, ladder snakes and natterjack toads.

Several traditional Almerian villages are a few miles from the campsite, and do have a few days in Almeria too, to see famed sights like its Alcazaba, the air raid shelters used in the Spanish Civil War, its cathedral and its Chanca, the group of houses carved into rocks.


Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  9 a.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart:  12 p.m.

Please call the site using the number in the confirmation email if you are arriving after 11pm.

Camping La Garrofa cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to and is non-refundable.


A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Camping La Garrofa will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the terms and conditions.

Arrivals and departures
Late arrivals must notify the park as soon as possible. Your booking will be held for 24 hours. After this period the management reserves the right to relet your unit.
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

The car is only included in the rate if you are travelling with a touring caravan or a tent. If you wish to bring a car along with your motorhome/campervan please select the extra.