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Camping El Tranquilo

9.3
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Very easy access to the site and the pitches from the main road

General

  • Peaceful adults-only touring park set among mountains and vineyards
  • Five minutes' drive to the edge of the Sierra del Carche Regional Park
  • Tapas restaurant and bar serving cured meats and locally produced wine

In need of a bit of Camping El Tranquilo on your hols? This adults-only touring park is set in a small hamlet just outside the traditional town of Pinoso and promises just that. (Happily, though, this mountainous countryside of the Alicante/ Murcia border right near Sierra del Carche Regional Park is an area scattered with vineyards and historic working hamlets, so you're never going to be too far from a fine wine or a fiesta.)

Camping El Tranquilo is safe, secure and accessible, with easy access points, wide roads and obstacle-free turning areas. It has roomy pitches, surrounded by olive and almond groves as well as orange and lemon trees.

Games of boules can be followed by a cooling dip in the outdoor pool, after which you can relax with a beer or a glass of locally produced wine at the on-site bar while you watch the sun sink over the Sierra del Carche. Barbecues and picnics are strongly encouraged, but if the heat becomes too much and you're not up for slaving over hot charcoals then fret not: the on-site tapas bar serves local cuisine including salads, cured meat platters and traditional local dishes.

Camping El Tranquilo is a dog-friendly site and there are plenty of safe off-road walking trails around the site.

Please note

The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Guests under the age of 17 are not allowed on site.

Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12 (subject to weather conditions).

Electricity is not included in the booking fee and will be payable on-site at €0.30 kw/h (meter in place).


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9.3

Overall rating based on 20 reviews

 

95% would recommend this site to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

  92% described as Peaceful ?

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Very tidy site with large pitches .17/02/2020

Reviewer's country: United KingdomGary W.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Large pitches and very tidy .

    Disliked: 

    Shame bar was not used more for things like a quiz night etc

From the manager...

thank you for your review, we have had quiz nights in the past and will again in the future also we are always open to new ideas have good day

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Quiet site in beautiful location - ideal for a quiet break.26/01/2020

Reviewer's country: SpainBreedagh H.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely quiet site in a beautiful rural location - great for walking. Great facilities - shower block, laundry (both machine and hand wash facilities), very spacious pitches

    Disliked: 

    Bistro on site but food must be pre-ordered which is difficult if arriving late.

From the manager...

Thank you for your lovely review,
Just to inform you we now have a completely new menu comprising of
9 tapas dishes,
10 main dishes
and 4 deserts and pre ordering is no longer necessary,
(unless on a pre planned specials night not on the menu)

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Very friendly welcome, short bike ride into lovely Pinoso,very clean29/12/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPatricia T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pitch size ,shower and toilet block, borrowing DVDs and books

    Disliked: 

    Tapas meal on Christmas Eve

From the manager...

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that you did not enjoy the Tapas meal but we did explain that we would be serving this in a traditional Spanish way

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Friendly helpful reception spotless clean showers 😀05/11/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJanet S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly helpful reception spotless clean showers 😀

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Thank you for your review have a good day

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It was exellent, the pitches were large, and close to …03/10/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPeter S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    It was exellent, the pitches were large, and close to good services, the welcome very nice.

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Hello Peter Thank you for your review we are happy that you enjoyed your stay

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Excellent30/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    A very warm and friendly welcome, everything clean and beautifully laid out with individual pitches. Would definitely recommend to anyone. There are always times when you need to rest in the peace and quiet, the fact that no children are allowed gives some of us a chance to sit or eat out without the noise of children, ball games or crying. It really is a choice sometimes and Tranquilo best provides this.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing!!

From the manager...

Hello Joseph and Ele
Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad that you "GET" what we are all about and that you enjoyed your stay, we very much look forward to your next visit with us
have safe travels

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Great site with clean facilities.19/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRichard F.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    We were looking for peace and quiet with no children and El Tranquillo delivered. Big pitches, pool, restaurant, bar, open countryside and nice owners. A bit too breezy for the awning but loved our 2 night stay.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing much. Would have liked some shelves / flat tops by the wash hand basins to 'plonk' our stuff when tooth cleaning - very minor gripe!!

From the manager...

Thank you for your positive feedback and for taking the time to post this review. we are glad you enjoyed your stay, we will look in to the issue with not having shelves on the sink you mention

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Easy to find the campsite, handy (by car) for the …16/08/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainPaul O.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Easy to find the campsite, handy (by car) for the local town of Pinoso for bars, restaurants and suprmarkets.
    On arrival, Carolina was very friendly, and provided lots of information, advice and help, as this was our first caravan stay in Spain.
    We were given a choice of the large touring pitches. There was plenty of space for the caravan, awning and car.
    Facilities were excellent and clean.
    We had a great stay and will be back.

    Disliked: 

From the manager...

Thank you so much for your positive feedback and for taking the time to post this review. we are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the near future

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Pool. Sanitary facilities. Friendly owner.09/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pool. Sanitary facilities. Friendly owner.

    Disliked: 

    Hard standing pitch contained very sharp large stones.
    Lack of shade throughout the site.
    Howling dogs in adjacent properties.
    WiFi only worked in the bar area.

From the manager...

We are concerned that you did not enjoy your stay, but are disappointed that you did not speak with us during your stay and explain your issues !!, we do advertise on our web site that there is no shade currently over the site which is perfect for the winter sun seekers, We did explain that he free wifi at your time of stay was limited to the bar and outside seating area, This has now been addressed and removed and Wifi vouchers can be purchased for full site coverage. We do understand that it is very difficult to please all of the people all of the time and our rural site will not be for every one.

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Excellent,clean facilities. Friendly owner. Perfect08/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnthony M.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding pitch (large)
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Fantastic peaceful place. Really friendly and helpful owner.
    Showers, washing and all other facilities were brilliant and clean.
    Food was great.
    Pool was perfect
    Pinoso town has everything else you need.
    Great Indian restaurant called Taj Mahal with excellent menu

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

From the manager...

Hello Anthony and Jane First of all, thank you so much for your positive feedback and for taking the time to post this review. It's our customers that allow us to constantly improve the way we do business, one of which we're really proud of, I'm so glad you're happy and you enjoyed your holiday time with us, Thanks again, Terry and Carolina

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Pétanque

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Shop nearby

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Hard standings

Motorhome service point

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Amenities on site

Bath available

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Rules

Adults only

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Type

Medium (26-50 pitches)

Themes

Peaceful

Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Location

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  • Casas Ibañez 24, Pinoso, Alicante, Spain, 03650
  • Timezone Europe/Madrid CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 38.4096°N 1.0869°W

Directions


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

If walking or cycling's your thing, the off-road trails in the immediate area will take you along roads, up forested hillsides and past old farmhouses; for photographers and artists, this is a pretty excellent spot.

Lots of little villages are within easy reach of Camping El Tranquilo too, such as upmarket Las Encebras, with its own local bar restaurant, Alguena and its lively café-bar and restaurant scene and Sunday market, plus Paredon and Raspay. For more food and markets, Pinoso under 10 minutes' drive away has over 70 restaurants and bars as well as greengrocers, bakeries, butchers, fishmongers and a Saturday market.

For wildlife watching, the Sierra del Carche Regional Park, included in the Natura 2000 Network, is home to bats, hedgehogs, rabbits, shrews and the occasional wild cat, badger and marten. Also of interest in the park are several archaeological sites, from well-preserved Bronze Age Iberian settlements – including the Cave of the Castellar, the Castillicos del Salero and the Romanía – to a Roman aqueduct in La Romanía and several Roman settlements in the north and the west.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  9 a.m. –  10 p.m.
Depart by:  12:30 p.m.

Camping El Tranquilo cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks 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 Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Camping El Tranquilo will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Camping El Tranquilo have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Camping El Tranquilo dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping El Tranquilo? If walking or cycling's your thing, the off-road trails in the immediate area will take you along roads, up forested hillsides and past old farmhouses; for photographers and artists, this is a … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping El Tranquilo?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  9 a.m. –  10 p.m.
    Depart by:  12:30 p.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping El Tranquilo? From £7.86 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

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

Admission
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Guests under the age of 17 are not allowed on site.

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.

Coronavirus
Protective masks must be worn at all times in common areas.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet hours must be respected between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The restaurant is open between 01/01 and 31/12.

Pool
Only park guests are authorised to use the pool.
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/01 and 31/12 (subject to weather conditions).

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. between 01/01 and 31/12.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m..

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 10 p.m..

Additional terms

Electricity is not included in the rate and payable on site (meter in place) at €0.30 per kw/h.

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