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Campsite Despeñaperros Cat.1

General information

Campsite Despeñaperros is a campsite in Santa Elena, Jaén, located in a wood.The campsite has pitches which are marked out, pitches with shade and pitches with some shade. It is possible to rent bungalows. The camp site has a sports ground.

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The following rules apply to pets at (Despeñaperros):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)

For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers excursion programmes, guided walks and various cycle routes. The camp site has an outdoor swimming pool and a toddlers' pool.

You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a snack bar, restaurant (with snack menu) and restaurant (with full menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as the camp site has one or more computers with an internet connection and you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

Guide price €24.00
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Detail information about this campsite

A.C. Oosterhoff-Spoelman

This inspector visits Campsite Despeñaperros every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Ms A.C. Oosterhoff-Spoelman
A.C. Oosterhoff-Spoelman

Inspector Ms A.C. Oosterhoff-Spoelman

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Average rating: 7.1

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Toilet facilities
7.2
Staff
6.9
Price - quality comparison
6.9
Camping pitch
7.3
Accommodation
7.1
Child friendliness
6.4
Entertainment
5.1
Sports facilities
6.1
Swimming pool
7.4
Food and drink
6.9
Surroundings
7.6

Ingrid Koers, on this campsite in July 2016

Travelling party *: Couple

7.5

De camping is gedateerd. Het toiletgebouw is oud, maar wel schoon. De ligging is prima. Gezien de temperatuur (36 graden) was de schaduw heel welkom. We hebben hier 4 nachten naar volle tevredenheid gestaan. Kunnen kindvriendelijkheid en eten en drinken niet beoordelen.

M. Hindriksen, on this campsite in June 2016

Travelling party *: Couple

4.9

De ontvangst was zeer stroef, soms zelfs minachtend. Prijs/kwaliteitverhouding klopt niet, volgens ons en andere campinggasten. Ziet eruit als een camping in vergane glorie. De omgeving is ook niet erg aantrekkelijk. Zou deze camping nog een ACSI check kunnen krijgen? Deze camping is zeker geschikt als doorreiscamping.

Geertruid Winnemuller, on this campsite in March 2016

Travelling party *: Seniors

6.6

Helaas is er op deze camping flink last van de processierups!! Huisdiereigenaren PAS OP!!
Wij zijn hier in de winter, maar ze vallen met hele nesten uit de pijnbomen! Gevaarlijk voor mens en dier! Hier moet de eigenaar echt aan de slag. Jammer want de ligging is prima voor en paar daagjes!

Nigel R, on this campsite in October 2015

Travelling party *: Couple

6.9

Usefully placed just off the autoroute however the \"welcome\" was nonexistent. Trying to pay by card was declined. The facilities were barely ok - dated and due for a real clean. The surroundings are very nice indeed and there was no real noise from the autoroute. We\'d use it again as an overnighter but only because there is nothing else in the area.

Bob, on this campsite in September 2015

Travelling party *: Couple

5.0

Bij aankomst moeilijk communicerende man, geeft geen enkele aanwijzing, wil kenteken caravan hebben. Aangewezen plaats kan niet vanwege boom in het midden. Zelf plaats uitgezocht, dan weer geen electriciteit. Terug naar kantoor, man afwezig, zit in bar, zet electra aan .
Sanitair van prehistorische kwaliteit, stinkt. Afwas plaats nog nooit zo slecht gezien. Je moet op je plaats water tappen vanuit liggende houding. Chemisch toilet geweldig onhandig en smerig. Alleen wifi goed en gratis. Afrader, kom hier nooit meer terug.

Hank Ovel ( Nom de Plume), on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party *: Single

5.4

It is a one night stop place really. The shanty town of static installations seems to fund the local team who were seen baiting traps for wildlife on site at 2330 on the same day that the ACSI inspectors were encamped opposite me!!!
The toilets are superficially clean but feaces in one corner of a shower certainly put me off the place. I will never return. Yuk!

Herman Pennings, on this campsite in June 2015

Travelling party *: Couple

5.0

Medio juni camping bezocht om o.a. Ubeda en Baeza te bezichtigen.Nauwelijks gasten op de camping,zwembad leeg,restaurant en bar dicht. Geheel maakt een sombere indruk. Natuurpark is fraai, La Carolina enige stadje waar e.e.a. te doen is.

Richard C, on this campsite in May 2015

Travelling party *: Seniors

7.8

Accès au camping un peu délicat pour grande caravane. Emplacements non délimités par des haies ou autres. Village à proximité. Agréable pour une pause en pleine forêt dans un cadre splendide.

Luis Gonzalez, on this campsite in May 2015

Travelling party *: Couple

6.2

Es uno de los pocos camping que se encuentran los viajeros que se dirigen a la costa sur, así que es un punto de descanso con pocas alternativas. Es un lugar tranquilo en el que se puede descansar bien.

El camping presenta un estado general de descuido. Los aseos están razonablemente limpios pero envejecidos, con desconchones, baldosas rotas, perchas viejas y sin pestillos en puertas de aseos.

No todas las duchas tienen agua caliente y, las que tienen agua caliente no permiten ajustar la temperatura del agua.

Los suministros de agua y electricidad en las parcelas acusan también este abandono. Las tomas de agua son muy incómodas y están envejecidas. Las tomas eléctricas tienen defectos de toma de tierra.

Es una pena, porque el entorno es estupendo y podría ser un buen punto de partida para explorar el parque natural de Despeñaperros.

juan, on this campsite in April 2015

Travelling party *: Family with children, various ages

5.8

si te cobran como temporada alta en semana santa, que menos que te atiendan como tal, y pongan a disposicion mas servicios de los que te prestan durante esa fecha, y un repasito obligado necesitan los aseos.

General information

Guide price 1
€24.00
Guide price 2
€32.10
Period of opening
01/01 till 31/12
Area
4 ha
Altitude
750m
Number of touring pitches
112 (70 - 100m2)
Number of permanent year-round pitches
30
Number of accommodation units for hire
6
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area: 200 m2
    • period: 20-06/15-09
  • WiFi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
At the reception
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: Amex | Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages: English | Spanish | French
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity: 10 ampère
  • Pitches with radio and television connections
Internet
  • Internet access
  • WiFi 80-100% coverage
Situation of campsite
  • Located in a wood
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance: 0,5 km
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance: 0,5 km
  • Shopping opportunities within %s km
    • distance: 0,1 km
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area: 200 m2
    • period: 20-06/15-09
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area: 12 m2
    • period: 20-06/15-09
  • Sunbathing area
For children
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area: 12 m2
    • period: 20-06/15-09
  • Children's playground: small
  • Games room
  • Baby room
  • Video games
  • No entertainment programme
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Baby room
Sport and games
  • Multi-sports field
  • Riding
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Hard ground
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total: 2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ: electricity | gas
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
    • period: 20-06/15-10
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
    • period: 20-06/15-10
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period: 15-06/15-10
  • Takeaway meals
    • period: 20-06/15-10
  • Bar
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Ironing facilities
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level: average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level: average
  • Games room
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
  • Television
  • Video games
  • Guided walks
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total: 6
  • Safes
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Separate area for young people
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
Address & Route

Would you like to book campsite Campsite Despeñaperros or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Campsite Despeñaperros
    Infanta Elena s/n
    23213 / Santa Elena (Jaén)
    Spain

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    Coordinates:

    38°20'36"N 3°32'8"W
  • A4 Sevilla-Madrid, exit 259; Madrid-Sevilla, exit 257 or 258. Follow signs.

  • Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Mon

26 / 09

 

Tue

27 / 09

 

Wed

28 / 09

 

Thu

29 / 09

 

Fri

30 / 09

 

Sat

01 / 10

 

Sun

02 / 10

 
Max. 30.8° 32° 30.4° 29.5° 29.1° 28.8° 28.3°
Min. 16.3° 15.6° 16.7° 14.8° 14.7° 14.4° 14.5°
Precipitation 5% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 5%
Wind direction W NO E E E W NW
Wind speed 2 2 3 3 2 2 2

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 82% 32 4
Feb 72% 42 7
Mar 59% 50 8
Apr 61% 45 8
May 62% 36 8
Jun 46% 22 11
Jul 42% 2 11
Aug 43% 3 10
Sep 54% 30 8
Oct 70% 44 6
Nov 77% 48 4
Dec 83% 36 3
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