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Parque Orbitur Gala

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Swimming pool and solarium

General

  • Forest site 400 metres from the beach
  • With outdoor pool, tennis courts, restaurant, bar and car wash
  • 55km from Coimbra

Fancy some forest pitching up near a Portuguese beach? Park your gear at Parque Orbitur Gala in Figueira da Foz.

The splendid lengthy sands – and popular surfing/bodyboarding spot – of Cova Gala are within walking distance of the park at 400 metres away, and the site is in the centre of Lavos forest and close to Serra Gorda mountain for outdoor options on days you're not at the beach. And it's all a few kilometres north of Figueira da Foz and another splendid beach in its 2km stretch.

Parque Orbitur Gala is properly equipped with plenty of facilities and amenities, such as an outdoor pool, tennis courts, a sports court, table tennis, playground and even a car wash; food is sorted at the supermarket and the restaurant and bar with terrace.

Parque Orbitur Gala also has coin-operated washing machines, a service point and three shower and loo blocks.

Please note

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

The outdoor swimming pool is open between 05/01 and 10/06 (subject to weather conditions).

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.


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8.4

Overall rating based on 21 reviews

 

95% would recommend this park to a friend.

95% would stay here again.

  58% described as Peaceful ?

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Friendly staff,08/18/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomLesley M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Plenty to do for the kids, good motorhone facilities, secure site gates locked at 11pm.. staff could speak english and were very welcoming..

    Disliked: 

    Showers too cold, isolated from anything really.. town is a car journey away..

From the manager...

We are glad you stayed with us and we thank you for reviewing our property. We took good note of your comments as a contribution to improve our products and services and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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The hospitality of the front desk and the cleanliness of ...07/15/2019

Reviewer's country: PortugalAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The hospitality of the front desk and the cleanliness of the campsite

    Disliked: 

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Thank you for reviewing our property. We are glad to hear from you that you enjoyed your stay with us and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Good place to stop for a rest05/14/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKaren J.Confirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Good clearly laid out pitches for motorhomes which were level.
    Shower and toilet facilities were good, nice and clean, plenty of hot water, toilet paper in each cubicle. Washing machine and tumble dryer in one block.
    Good access to the beach.
    Minimarket on site but was a bit limited probably as it was out of season. Could order bread at reception.
    We only stopped off on our way to Lisbon, if we’d realised how nice it was would have stayed a bit longer. Great for a bit of a break.
    Staff friendly and spoke good English.

    Disliked: 

    Trying to find something ... bus stop into town was a km up the road

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Thank you for reviewing our property. We are glad to hear from you that you enjoyed your stay with us and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Site needs a major rennovation05/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United Kingdomstephen b.Confirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    reception staff friendly
    hot showers, clean toilet facilities

    Disliked: 

    Pitches need weeds cutting down.
    Lots of ants.
    No toilet paper in toilets.
    Many pitches uneven.
    went to bar one night at 9.30pm and it was closed.
    No WiFi at pitches

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Thank you for reviewing our property. We took good note of your comments as a contribution to improve our products and services and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Friendly, efficient check-in. Good clean facilities and general ease to ...09/13/2018

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

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Friendly, efficient check-in. Good clean facilities and general ease to settle in.

    Disliked: 

    Mixed pitches. Some motorhomes situated inbetween tents/campers/cars.
    Ball games been played near my/others vans. Not policed at all!

From the manager...

Thank you for reviewing our property. We took good note of your comments. We are glad to hear from you that you enjoyed your stay with us and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Lovely beach Nice open site with plenty of room Decent ...08/18/2018

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark K.Confirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Lovely beach
    Nice open site with plenty of room
    Decent showers

    Disliked: 

    Very poorly stocked shop

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Thank you for reviewing our property. We took good note of your comments. We are glad to hear from you that you enjoyed your stay with us and we’ll be looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Staff very helpful. Stunning beach 2 miles walk from campsite.07/10/2018

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

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Beach, clean facilities, pitches, late check out.

    Disliked: 

    Distance to town 5km.

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A perfect stay for a family.07/12/2018

Reviewer's country: KuwaitRupert T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Mediterrâneo 2 bedroom lodge
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    The beauty and peaceful setting. It was close to the beach.

    Disliked: 

    Limited shops in walking distance. You do need a car.

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Reviewer's country: FranceHugo M.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Powered gravel site
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
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From the manager...

Nous vous remercions par votre visite et pour l’apreciation excellente. À Bientôt!

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Esta muy bien situado y tiene buenas instalaciones07/21/2019

Reviewer's country: SpainAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Boogie cabin
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    La piscina, la cercanía a la playa, baños grandes

    Disliked: 

    Restaurante, bar. Poca variedad.

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Agradecemos la visita y la apreciación. Su opinión es muy importante para nosotros. ¡Vuelva siempre!

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Features

Leisure on park

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Playground

Recreation room/arcade

Takeout

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

Amenities on park

Bath available

Drying room

Free wifi

Grocery store

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Laundromat

Parent & baby washroom

Payphone

Pick-up from public transport

Restrooms

Shower available

Washing-up area

Wheelchair access

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Dump station

Propane/gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecue grills allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Peaceful

Nearby leisure

Fishing nearby

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Type

Large (51-200 sites)

Location

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  • EN109, Km-marker 4, Gala, Figueira da Foz, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, 3090-458
  • Timezone Europe/Lisbon +0100 (GMT+01:00)   GPS 40.1185°N 8.8564°W

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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

After a day on the Cova Gala sands/sea, find Figueira da Foz for a day on its beach followed by dinner at one of the many restaurants or pavement cafés among its old streets (the casino in town is pretty popular too). The Sierra da Boa Viagem mountain range is three kilometres north of the town for nature spotters and hikers.

The ancient city of Coimbra is about 55km from Parque Orbitur Gala, dating back to Roman times and awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2013 for its rather magnif old buildings. Spend at least a couple of days here if that's what you're into: highly recommended sights to see are the university baroque library, its rising Upper Town and its twelfth century Sé Velha cathedral.

Coimbra's Museu Nacional de Machado de Castro/National Museum Machado de Castro is built on the old Roman forum; more Roman history is at Conímbriga, one of the biggest Roman excavations ever unearthed in Portugal and still the best preserved.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

RV, trailer and tent sites
Arrive:  10 a.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  2 p.m.
On-park accommodation
Arrive:  5 p.m. –  7 p.m.
Depart by:  11 a.m.

Parque Orbitur Gala cancelation 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 cancelations 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.

Hired accommodation: €100.00 ($111.30) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

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Terms and conditions

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

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.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

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.
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs are not allowed in the on-site accommodations.
Dogs must be kept on leashes and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Entertainment and activities are available between 07/01 and 09/01.
The bar and/or restaurant is open between 03/28 and 09/30.
The grocery shop is open between 01/01 and 12/31.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behavior is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: €100.00 ($111.30) damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Pool
The outdoor swimming pool is open between 05/01 and 10/06 (subject to weather conditions).

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. between 06/16 and 09/13.
Reception is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. between 09/14 and 06/15.
Reception is unmanned after 7 p.m.. Please inform the park while on your way there should you expect to arrive after this time, so that the team can provide information about your unit/pitch.

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

Sites
Units should not be left unoccupied unless previously agreed with the management. Please speak to reception when the need arises, a fee may be charged for unsupervised units.
You must follow management instructions when setting up your tent/rig and related equipment.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Visitors
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.

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