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Camping Paloma

8.2
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Outdoor swimming pool

General

  • In the historic city of Tarifa a short stroll from the beach
  • Pool, barbecue and play area
  • On-site snack bar and well-stocked mini market

What a splendid-looking beach… and all only a 400-metre stroll from splendid-looking Camping Paloma, a site set on the southernmost point of Cádiz's Costa de la Luz – and in one of the most southerly spots in Europe in Spain's deepest south.

Paloma is based at the seaside town of Tarifa, known worldwide for its wind sports like windsurfing and kitesurfing, and for its buildings of European and Arabic style: its setting just up the road from Africa means it has the mountains of Morocco and the lights of Tangier visible from it across the Strait of Gibraltar.

Back at base, Camping Paloma has a generously-sized pool to splash in, and a playground to keep the kids busy while the grownups prep dinner on the barbie. Maps of the area are in reception and the friendly team can give you all the info you need to arrange trips out into the surrounding countryside.

And if you're pondering losing a few pounds while on hol…? This is very much not the place to do so: Camping Paloma days can be started with breakfast at the bar's terrace along with a surf of the free wifi, then, perhaps, tapas and burgers for elevenses, lunch and dins… ? Or you could pick up piles of produce at the mini market, where what's on offer includes bread and pastries, fresh fruit and veg, and tasty ice cream.

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/06 and 30/09 (subject to weather conditions).


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8.2

Overall rating based on 63 reviews

 

86% would recommend this site to a friend.

84% would stay here again.

  50% described as Peaceful ?

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Busy Spanish seaside campsite. Level pitches and good staff09/07/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomPatricia R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional earth motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Shade
    Pool good
    Showers good

    Disliked: 

    No grey water dump
    Washing up area dirty, couldn’t use
    No toilet paper or soap
    Bit cramped and noisy

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6
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Lovely stay09/05/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLaura E.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional earth motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Very clean, big campsite. Helpful reception staff. Bus arrives outside camp to take you into town. Great beach nearby.

    Disliked: 

    No toilet roll in facilities had to keep remembering to take your own. The pool wasn’t open until late morning so I couldn’t swim as had to time the bus into town for a day out. (The buses are not too frequent so got to time it right). WiFi didn’t work

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Anonymous user

Everything07/23/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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    Everything

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Great campsite - lots of trees and facilities are good07/01/2019

Reviewer's country: South AfricaAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Great campsite - lots of trees and facilities are good

    Disliked: 

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Friendly site with good sized pitches nice food06/23/2019

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

  • Electric optional earth motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Cleanest pool of our trip and next to a lovely beach x

    Disliked: 

    Dated wash blocks and could be cleaner

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great fathers day camping with the family and dog. great ...06/17/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainLuciana B.Confirmed

  • Electric optional earth touring caravan pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    great fathers day camping with the family and dog. great place, very clean and with all the facilities including a playground area for kids.

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Anonymous user

Quiet site under the pine trees, decent restaurant06/14/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional earth motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Pleasant site under trees, cafe/restaurant

    Disliked: 

    No loo paper provided

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Nice place to stay close to Tarifa with helpful staff and shady pitch09/11/2018

Reviewer's country: GibraltarAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The campsite was large and very shaded, staff were friendly. Good restaurant and supermarket on site that were open all day. Location is brilliant as it is walking distance from the beach. It's just a 5 minute drive into Tarifa itself. Nice pool, if a little small, but in a sunny location.

    Disliked: 

    The toilets and showers were quite dated, and although clean they looked scruffy. There was no toilet paper or soap in any of the units.

From the manager...

Dear clients,

thanks for your opinion. We work on our services to get better every day.
Regards.

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Setting08/29/2018

Reviewer's country: CanadaKarla G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass tent or trailer tent pitch
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    Setting

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From the manager...

Dear client, thanks for your opinion. Hope to see you soon next season.
Regards.

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Nice pitches under pine so plenty of shade. Beach gorgeous ...08/27/2018

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

  • Electric optional earth motorhome pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Nice pitches under pine so plenty of shade. Beach gorgeous (15 min walk). Lovely woman in reception. Can have bbq's (if not windy)

    Disliked: 

    Too big for us. Noisy at nights. Pool doesn't open till 1-weird. Others were full when we came but if recommend trying on further down towards Tarifa of which there are many (more bars and restaurants). Loos could be cleaner.

From the manager...

Dear clients,

thanks so much to give us your opinion.
We are sorry for the noise, i imagine you came on the weekend.
On sundays the pool opens at 1 this is true, we will take in consideration your opinion.
Normally we are very strict on noisiness and cleaning but it is not always easy with lots of peoples around but we will do better next season to put more security and cleaning staff.
Regards.

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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

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Touring and motorhomes

Drainage hook-up points for tourers

Fully serviced pitches

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Wildlife haven

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Outdoor pool nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Jumbo tent pitches

Location

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  • Carretera Nacional 340, km 74, Tarifa, Cadiz, Spain, 11380
  • Timezone Europe/Madrid +0200 (GMT+02:00)   GPS 36.0762°N 5.6932°W

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Local attractions

Watersports, secluded beach basks, ancient sites and green gardens are all within easy reach of Camping Paloma, along with a vast range of activities: the reception staff can help you arrange climbing, mountain biking, quad tours, birdwatching tours and lessons in diving, surfing and windsurfing as well as day trips to Morocco.

The beach of Valdevaqueros 400 metres away from the site is a fave throughout Spain for its surf, and has a beachfront and surrounds crammed with restaurants and chiringuitos for tapas and cerveza after an afternoon among the waves. Other popular sandy stretches like Playa de los Lances and Playa de Bolonia are within a short drive, and the secluded Playa de los Alemanes is next to Zahara de los Atunes, the fishing village famed for its tasty tuna: try it out in one of the many restaurants and bars.

Local town Tarifa dates back to the eighth century and has many a sight to see, like tenth century Guzman castle near the port (most recommended), the sixteenth century Church of St Matthew built over a former mosque, and the Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia and the Necrópolis de los Algarbes.

Tarifa is in the migrating bird haven of the Intercontinental Mediterranean Biosphere Reserve: look out for storks flapping ahead over the Straits of Gibraltar in spring and autumn.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

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

Camping Paloma cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

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

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

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Terms and conditions

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

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.

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

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.

Dogs
Dogs are required to wear a muzzle.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.

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.

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.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

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

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between midnight and 7 a.m..

Pool
Only park guests are authorised to use the pool.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

General
Quiet hours must be respected between midnight and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. between 24/02 and 01/11.
Reception is unmanned after 10 p.m.. Please inform the site while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

Pool
Swimsuits are obligatory and swimming shorts or Bermuda shorts are not permitted.

General
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 01/04 and 30/09.

Vehicles
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.

General
The grocery shop is open between 24/02 and 01/11.
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.

Pool
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 01/06 and 30/09 (subject to weather conditions).

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Admission
Unsupervised minors must have a letter of authorisation from their parents or legal guardian.

Visitors
Visitors must leave the premises by 8 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

General
You'll need an Environment Agency rod licence (you'll need to apply for this beforehand).

Dogs
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

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