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Camping Playa La Arena

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General

  • Direct access to a sandy beach on the Cantabrian coast
  • Playground, games room, mini market and restaurant/bar
  • Near several kilometres of beach and coastal walking/cycle routes

Direct access to a sandy beach on the splendid Cantabrian coast is a fine enough feature of Camping Playa La Arena to sort a stay here for a fine long time. But. Have a (lengthy) look at that spectacular beach, a wide expanse of sand only seconds from the site – might it be surmised that you'll be staying at La Arena for a fine long time indeed?

The beach is just a teeny example of the sands you'll have easy access to on your Cantabrian coast stay: several more are within a short drive, such as the sands and waters of Noja, a popular place for snorkelling, surfing, canoeing, or of smashing Santander, only 15 minutes' scenic drive along the coast.

Camping Playa La Arena is a big and green site welcoming families and groups. It has good provisions for kids, including a summer club with activities including outdoor films, games and parties, and a colourful and well kitted out playground if small sorts are still a tad too energetic after a day at the beach.

You'll want to spend mucho time too on the bar-restaurant terrace, drinking in the spectacular views along with your cocktail, or munching on one (for 'one': read 'many') of the meals available from its menu of local and international dishes. There's a mini market on site too, as well as a café; barbecues are allowed.

Camping Playa La Arena also has a games room, evening entertainment and free wifi.


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9

Overall rating based on 12 reviews

 

100% would recommend this site to a friend.

92% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent site with clean facilities, friendly staff and level pitches08/02/2020

Reviewer's country: IrelandNeill B.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Fantasic beach side pitches

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lovely view07/29/2020

Reviewer's country: SpainTheressa M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • 2 bedroom cottage / chalet / bungalow
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    very close to beach

    Disliked: 

    kids activities cancelled and wasn't informed. Available other campsites.

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Small compact friendly site at a perfect beach location09/04/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainDavina R.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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

    Fantastic location overlooking a superb beach with easy access from the campsite. Also lovely friendly staff especially in the shop and restaurant.

    Disliked: 

    Toilet block a little far from the tent and pathways and fences made it longer. Bit difficult with a 5 year old! Bring loo roll!! Also shop bit over-priced.

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Great views06/27/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJOANNE C.Confirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    Views from the pitch we had were beautiful looking onto a small beach. Nice restaurant & outdoor seating area. Free WiFi. We were only able to get it in the bar area but receptive was very good.

    Disliked: 

    Be very careful if directed to a pitch with a sea view. Some of the pitches are way to tight to manoeuvre a motor home comfortably on to. Wasn’t given any detail at reception check in. No map of the site, no WiFi code. We had to go back & ask for them.

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Camping familiar y tranquilo. Baños y zonas comunes muy limpios. …09/06/2020

Reviewer's country: SpainManuel S.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    Camping familiar y tranquilo. Baños y zonas comunes muy limpios. Personal muy agradable. Ubicación inmejorable. Bllveremos

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Vriendelijk personeel, zeer schone sanitair08/22/2020

Reviewer's country: Netherlandsfrans s.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    De superlocatie met uitzicht op zee

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Un sitió precioso con vistas expectaculares,para acceder a la playa …08/21/2020

Reviewer's country: SpainIonut Catalin P.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    Un sitió precioso con vistas expectaculares,para acceder a la playa muy cerca, varios sitios alrededor para comer, distintos pueblos para visitar,, el Ajo por exemplo,, las Cuevas de la Ojereada, y otros,,, el Faro del Pescador, el Faro del Caballo 🐎!El Camping 🏕 es muy limpio y tranquilo y el trato del personal inmejorable, unos profesionales y gente muy amable 😊!Lo recomiendo 💯por💯! La estancia nuestra fue una experiencia inolvidable! Seguro qué repetimos! Gracias! Un saludo!👋

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A repetir07/16/2020

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    El lugar increíble
    Acceso a la playa muy rápido
    Silencio y buen ambiente

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    Las mejores vistas están tapadas x caravanas q ocupan la primera línea y están vacías... Es una gran pena. Si las pusieran de lado al irse, mejorarían mucho las vistas para todos los demás

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La proximité avec la plage08/19/2019

Reviewer's country: FranceBilal Z.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional hardstanding and grass pitch
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    La proximité avec la plage

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Très bien08/18/2019

Reviewer's country: FranceAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Très bien

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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

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Local produce

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Themes

Peaceful

Walkers' paradise

Wildlife haven

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Gas cylinders available

No hot water

No potable water point

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Large (51-200 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Surf school nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Touring and motorhomes

Seasonal pitches

Tourer storage facilities

Location

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  • Calle La Arena 5, Isla Playa, Arnuero, Cantabria, Spain, 39195
  • Timezone Europe/Madrid +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 43.5027°N 3.5758°W

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Local attractions

If you've any sense, you'll spend most of your time on the splendid sands slap bang next to the site, but do carve out some time too for other excellent spots on the Cantabrian coast, along the river estuary and into the scenic countryside. For watersports, paddleboarding is available within a kilometre and snorkelling, canoeing and surfing within 10 at Noja.

A must-see day is among the old buildings and the Magdalena Palace (and beaches) of Santander, 45 minutes' drive away, then zipping on if poss to see the medieval buildings of Comillas, about an hour and 10 minutes from the site.

The nearby Santoña, Victoria and Joyel Marshes Nature Park is a well-known Cantabrian coast habitat for spotting marine wildlife and migrating birds. About 40 minutes away, the Cabárceno Nature Park, 17 kilometres from Santandar, is home to beasties such as cobras, rattlesnakes, bears, ostriches and elephants, in a safari park setting for animal and environmental protection.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  9 a.m. –  11 p.m.
Depart by:  noon
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Camping Playa La Arena 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

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Camping Playa La Arena have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Camping Playa La Arena dog friendly? No View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping Playa La Arena? If you've any sense, you'll spend most of your time on the splendid sands slap bang next to the site, but do carve out some time too for other excellent spots on … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping Playa La Arena?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  9 a.m. –  11 p.m.
    Depart by:  noon
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
    Depart by:  11 a.m.
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Terms and conditions

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

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.

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

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between midnight and 8 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Safety
Open fires are prohibited.

Reception
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. between 01/07 and 31/08.
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. between 08/04 - 30/05 and 08/04 - 30/05.
Reception is unmanned after midnight. 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.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must leave the premises by 2 p.m..
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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