Campsite Review | Camping La Marina | Alicante | Spain
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Things we did at La Marina Resort in Spain
Leaving Alicante, heading for Águilas
Leaving any campsite after an enjoyable stay is hard, but when you've enjoyed yourself as much as we have at La Marina Resort... it's even tougher when both girls have come to feel so safe and happy here!! ut sadly the nature of our journey across...read more
On holiday in Alicante and your children like animals? Then Rio Safari might just be the place to visit..
Situated just outside the main holiday base of Alicante are fantastic places like La Marina, Santa Polla and Elche... all with fine beaches and some superb places to entertain your children... so we headed to see just what the Rio Safari Elche was like for young...read more
An unforgettable ‘Swimming with Sea Lions’ experience at Rio Safari, Elche
What a truly remarkable and unforgettable experience at Rio Safari in Elche where we had the amazing opportunity to enjoy 'Swimming with Sea Lions'. This opportunity exists due to the hard work of the 'Rio Safari Foundation' which helps provide animal assisted...read more
Sun, waterparks and laughter at La Marina… quality family time together
So with great plans to continue down the Spanish coastline towards Andalusia... with new adventures awaiting us...we've somewhat stalled here at La Marina near Elche.. Why? hree main reasons spring to mind including the fantastic weather, on site...read more
Surely not? A Family Spa experience at La Marina, Elche
Ok, it's a little 'off piste' for us... we're normally found up mountains, snorkelling or trailing around historic places... but if you've got a family and you want a genuine campsite that everyone will love... then read on!! e have to be honest...read more
Winter sunshine at the family paradise that is Camping La Marina
If Valencia sparkled in the November sunshine, allowing us to bike the city, visit the Bioparcand enjoy paella at one of the many beach front restaurants... Alicante has offered even better weather, with the mercury in the thermometer rising to a healthy 24ºC so we've...read more
Savouring our last full day at La Marina…..
A busy last day started as we secure one final day on our pitch.... sadly others will come to enjoy the special place that La Marina is tomorrow... But, we still had one more day!!!! So after a busy start as we tidied the pitch and got ready, we then...read more
Motorhome Diary Update – Enjoying a World Cup Final Day & Halloween in Southern Spain!!!
Best day so far.......!!! Great to meet a new friend in Richard, top man and good to hear his experiences of a year abroad... but equally good to fully meet the neighbours (Janette/Gunther, Glen/Dick & Reina/Erwin). This has been the first day that we have...read more
Still working hard at that playing hard thing…. adjusting to full time life in a motorhome!
Hardly a struggle to live like this.... But what an enjoyable day 🙂 Clearly found a throng little community here at La Marina and it has been great to chat to so many people (not just today but over past few days). There is clearly a strong bond between...read more
Living full-time in a motorhome – Today’s a Work Day ‘n’ Rest…. at La Marina
Really quiet day today as we worked in the morning on diaries, maths and some poetry before heading up to the water park for a fantastic afternoon on the various slides in the Polynesian Village.... To round it off, we returned to enjoy a BBQ of tapas......read more
What we liked about it
here’s just a few ideas….
La Marina pretty much has it all… for either a family heading to grab some summer sun, or for a full timer looking to enjoy a winter in Spain… perhaps it’s due to the amazing spa / water park & tropical swimming pool to die for!
Normally we write about the facilities or the location… perhaps even what you can find nearby (all of which are great here) But for us its the sense of community we found here during our visits in the winter months. It’s that good that we headed back twice just to see old friends and make new ones
Still not convinced? Here’s another one:
Alicante is pretty much a desert… it just doesn’t rain!! so we enjoyed glorious weather in November that even allowed us to get into the pool! But we’d return at the drop of a hat in the summer as it’s so meticulously laid out, clean and with great pitches… and most importantly our girls absolutely loved it!!! Definitely a Top 10 European Campsite for us…
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What our family said about it
If you do visit… spare some time to explore nearby (especially Rio Safari and it’s animal assisted therapy centre) .Don’t miss the beautiful run/bike to the beach every morning, nor miss the chance to enjoy the oranges in the hydrotherapy pools in the spa… and last of all, that impressive sports centre! Wow, what a place!
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