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Camping in Asturias

Camping Taurán On a wild headland overlooking the sea, bungalows, camping and caravanning Respect for environment, sustainability and agritourism. Working farm with ecological produce and autochthonous breeds of livestock . More

More campsites in Asturias

Arenal de Moris

This camping site is located in the municipality of Prado (Cueva Alta), approximately 200 m from the beach of Arenal de Morís, a 800 m beach of fine sand, very safe, and ideal for surfing. The Arenal de Moris beach is regarded as one of the most beautiful and larger beaches on the Cantabrian coast, unparalleled for coastal and underwater fishing. Quiet and pleasant camping site. Open from Easter until September. Beachfront camping site surrounded by extensive grassed areas. Electric hook-ups for motor caravans or tents with cars available.

camping buena vista

Capacity for 636 people on large plots with beatiful sea views

Rio Purón

Family-run site set in mature grounds in the Cuera Mountains, with beautiful views of the countryside all around. Near the coast of Llanes. 270 pitches with plenty of shade.

Camping Amaido

Rural campsite in El Llano

Camping Naranjo de Bulnes

Rural campsite with bungalows in woodland in Las Arenas de Cabrales

Camp site La Paz

Set in stunning scenery on coast of Asturias

Camp site Playa de Otur

Camping Playa de Otur is a campsite in a beautiful rural area on the West coast of Asturias. From here you can appreciate both the mountainous landscape and rolling green fields of Asturias as well as its beautiful beaches. Camping de Otur is 500 meters from the magnificent Otur beach.

Camping Los Cantiles

Campsite 1.5km from Luarca on the coast

Las Hortensias

Set beside the La Franca beach, one of the largest and finest of the Cantabrian Coasline; during high tide, it is a quiet bay, very safe for children and excellent for water sports and underwater fishing; when the tide is low, the beach is a large extension of fine sand surrounded by small coves rich in fish.
Due to its proximity to the Sierra del Cuera and Picos de Europa mountain range, it will allow you to enjoy both seaside and contryside in the same day. For its mil climate, its friendly people, good food and fascinating folklore, Eastern Asturias is the perfect choice for an unforgettable holiday

Camping El Mirador de Llavandes

The campsite occupies an area of 19000 m2. We have 70 plots of 35 m2 and independent and individual bungalows for 4 or 6 people.

Camping in Spain

Guide to the best campsites and where to camp in Spain

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Camping on the hoof in northern Spain (The Times)

The morning trudge to the campsite bathrooms turned into one of the surprising highlights of the day. The sun coming up behind the jagged Picos de Europa mountains, turning them salmon-pink, heralded the start of another beautiful day. The Spanish lavatories were ultra-clean and there was even soft paper.

Camping guides to Spain

Cave apartments near Guadix, Granada

Cuevas Almagruz***** Appealing and contemporary cave apartments situated in a unique and peaceful setting, surrounded by mountain landscape. Situated in Purullena, not far from Guadix, the rural style accommodation comprises apartment accommodation with all modern comforts, yet in impressively converted cave dwellings. More information

Cave houses in Benalua de Guadix, Granada

Cuevas La Granja*** Complex of 11 restored caves on a traditional old farmhouse dating back to the 19th century. Each cave has been carefully renovated. The traditional style of the caves includes original paving, curved vaulted ceilings and rustic furniture. More information

Rural houses in the Alpujarras

El Cercado*** Rural houses on the slopes of Sierra Nevada, in the Alpujarras mountains. Located in the village of Berchules, at 1350 metres above sea level. These houses were built with the most typical style from the Alpujarras. More information

Rural hotel in Granada countryside

Hotel Rural Huerta Nazarí*** Rural hotel close to the monumental city of Granada, in the middle of Washington Irving’s Route. Old furniture, charm and taste, comfortable rooms, relaxing atmosphere… Charming rooms with a diagonal ceiling and privileged views to the Sierra de Parapanda. All rooms are decorated with ancient furniture specially restored for the hotel. More information.

Rural hotel in the Alpujarra Granadina

Alquería de Morayma** Situated above the banks of the Guadalfeo River in the Alpujarras mountains. From the Alquería de Morayma, views open to both the large sloping south side of the Sierra Nevada National Park as well as to the Sierra de la Contraviesa, a more arid zone which spills into the Mediterranean sea. More information

Guesthouse in the Alpujarras mountains

Hotel Rural Real de Alores** A converted and fully-renovated charming property that dates back to the 16th century nestled in the Las Alpujarras in the province of Granada. Although modern the guesthouse still retains many of its original features and much of its character. The restaurant offers a number of traditional dishes from the local area. There is also a cafe for drinks and tapas with a terrace offering stunning views of the valley and countryside. More information

Moorish hotel in the Albayzín, Granada

Hotel Casa Morisca*** Situated in the historical district of the Albayzín, at the foot of the Alhambra, this hotel is housed in a Moorish house dating back to the end of the 15th century. The hotel boasts stunning views of the Alhambra and Generalife, as well as allowing easy access to the city centre and the Alhambra. More information.

Palace hotel in the Albayzín district, Granada

Casa del Capitel Nazarí*** An ancient Renaissance Palace built in 1503 and located in the picturesque area of the Albayzin, in front of the Alhambra and in the city centre, close to the Cathedral. It is a palace with lintels and Tuscan columns, Corinth capitals, Arabic chromium-plated beams; Renaissance decorated wooden ceiling and two Roman columns. Among all the artistic whole stands out an exquisite Nazari capital carved in alabaster, what makes it a piece unique in the world. More information. holidays, information, nightlife, where to stay in, hostels, tourism, where to sleep in, transport, map, accommodation, booking, sleeping, places to stay

Hotel in the old quarter of Granada

Hotel Zaguán del Darro*** Dating back to 1563, this hotel was formerly a Franciscan convent. The renovation of the palace has been undertaken carefully to retain its original Castilian style. Stunning marble columns from the Sierra Elvira, Roman in design with Corinthian capitals, and a renaissance fountain, form the elegant and luxurious hotel courtyard, designated a place of “artistic interest” by the UNESCO. More information

Hotel in Lanjarón, Sierra Nevada

Hotel España* Hotel located in Lanjarón, the door to the Alpujarras, in the southern slope of Sierra Nevada Natural Park, only 20 minutes away from the Costa Tropical and 30 minutes from the city of Granada. The hotel is full of history and located in beautiful mountain surroundings overlooked by a rocky outcrop capped by a ruined Moorish castle. More information

Cosy hotel in Lanjarón, Sierra Nevada

Hotel Lanjarón* A cosy hotel blessed by a stunning mountain backdrop and situated in Lanjarón. An authentic, family-run, affordable establishment that boasts a sun terrace with panoramic views, and situated in a wonderful countryside surrounding ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and activity holidays. Just 50 km south from the wonderful city of Granada and 40 km from the Costa Tropical and at the entrance of the Sierra Nevada National Park. More information.

Rural guesthouse in the Lecrin Valley, Granada

Alojamiento El Molino del Puente An old mill, dating back to the 18th century, restored and transformed into a rural guesthouse and located in an area with great views, surrounded by mountains, the Lecrín Valley. Its restaurant is well-known in the area. More information

Hotel in Granada old quarter

NH Inglaterra*** Hotel is located at the heart of Granada, near the cathedral and very close to the Alhambra. Ideal for both business and leisure stays. More information.

Small hotel in the Albayzín quarter, Granada

Hotel Carmen de Santa Ines*** Small hotel full of charm situated in the Albayzín, the historical area of Granada declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. The building was originally an Arab house reformed in the 16th and 17th century. It has a magnificent patio that leads to a garden full of myrtle bushes, fountains and fruit trees. Its 9 rooms are all different and are furnished with antique furniture and overlook the Alhambra or the hotel’s private garden. More information.

Apartments in the centre of Granada

Arte Vida Suites*** Apartments housed in an early 20th-century building situated in Granada’s typical San Matías district, set at the foot of the Alhambra. Set in the atmospheric, narrow streets just behind the town hall and its square, these charming apartments are located within easy walking distance of the city’s main sights, such as the Cathedral, Plaza Nueva and the Albayzín. More information.

Hotel in the Tropical Coast, Granada

Hostal Jayma** Family-run hotel situated in one of Salobreña’s most typically Andalusian streets, just a 15-minute walk from the beach and other sights. Its great location means that you can enjoy a peaceful rest whilst still within easy reach of all that Salobreña has to offer, including its beaches and sports facilities. More information

Cave accommodation in Guadix

Cuevas Pedro Antonio de Alarcon** This accommodation combines a rural housing with the modern facilities of a nice hotel. Enjoy an unforgettable experience in this authentic and original rural housing near many cultural and leisure tourist spots. Panoramic views over Guadix and far away the beautiful Sierra Nevada. More information.

Small hotel in Granada city

Hostal Atlantida* Small family hostel located in one of the main streets of the city, in a building dating back from the early 20th century, near the train station and bus stop at its doorstep. The main monuments and shops are nearby. More information.