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Campsite La Sfinge

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In La Spezia, in a valley on the Ligurian coast, you will find camping La Sfinge. This simple terraced campsite is an ideal operating base from which to visit Cinque Terre and Portofino. The free shuttle bus takes you in less than ten minutes to Deiva Marina, where you'll find not only the train station, but also the beach.

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Popular with tent campers

La Sfinge is a friendly campsite with limited space. On less than two hectares you'll find over a hundred touring pitches, twenty permanent pitches and almost forty rental accommodations. Therefore the pitches are tight, but they do differ in size. Because they are hardly delimited, you unfortunately have less privacy. The terrain is sloping, with many terraces and stairs.

On the lower part of the campsite there are pitches for caravans and camper vans. The tent pitches are higher, on shady terraces. From the higher part of the campsite you have a beautiful view over the valley.

For a short stay

Although it is often busy at the campsite, especially in high season, it is always quiet. Most campers only come here to shower and sleep. On the campsite itself there is not much to do. There is no swimming pool, entertainment or restaurant, not even a campsite shop. Luckily there is a supermarket and an Italian restaurant at hundred meters from the campsite.

Clean sanitary facilities

The sanitary facilities on the campsite are excellent: a bit dated, but spotless, with nice showers. Do you want to relax for a day? The shuttle bus will take you to Deiva Marina beach in ten minutes.

  • €18 per night during lowseason
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Popular amenities

Wifi 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
Mobile homes
Detail information about this campsite


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Average rating: 8.9

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Jeroen O, on this campsite in July 2021


Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Liked - Large pitches. Unfortunately no facilities for children or teenagers. A tabletennis would have been great for the youth.
Location of camping is perfect for daytrips to Cinque Terre, Genua or the beaches on the coast.

Source: Ctoutvert

Herma boomsma, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

Hele leuke camping. Erg aardig personeel. Schoon wel wat verouderd sanitair. Mooie plek om trips te maken naar Cinque Terre en bijv. Portofino. Shuttlebus gaat heel vaak naar het station

R. van der Valk, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

Prettige niet te grote camping in Deiva Marina. Pendelbusje van en naar treinstation. Vandaar goede verbinding met Cinque Terre.
Zeer vriendelijk personeel.

Reinier Timmermans, on this campsite in June 2017


Travelling party: Seniors

Wij waren in juni 2017 (voorseizoen, dus goedkoper dan) met een tent (3x6 m) op deze camping via de ACSI gids. Het is een vrij kleine camping met kleine plaatsen op een nogal steil terrein. Wij stonden helemaal bovenaan (alle tentenplaatsen zijn bovenaan), en hadden daar een mooi uitzicht, hetgeen van de camper/caravan plaatsen niet gezegd kan worden. Voor sommige tentenplaatsen heb je een zeer lang snoer nodig als je elektra wilt (> 25 m). Er is voldoende schaduw op vrijwel alle plekken.
In de ACSI gids stond dat het sanitair uitstekend was hetgeen ons zeeer verbaasde. Het is keurig schoon en zeker voldoende, maar (zeer) gedateerd o.i. minstens 20 jaar oud. Het toiletgebouw wordt bijv. 's avonds door 1 TL balk verlicht. Er vlakbij is een kleine supermarkt en in Deiva Marina dorp is ook een kleine supermarkt. Prima punt voor Cinque Terre per trein en Portofino. Wij zijn per trein naar Genua geweest, is ook goed (en goedkoop!) te doen; de reistijd is nogal variabel (1-2 uur) daar moet je wel even op letten.
Dit is geen verblijfscamping, wel goed voor een paar dagen en niet geschikt voor kinderen.

Anna Munn, on this campsite in April 2018


Travelling party: Couple

A revisit for us. The site continues to be very popular and if you know you are going I recommend you book. We arrived by lunchtime and we got a space in the car park with 7 others! You get electric in the car park and excellent WiFi as you are next to the point but it’s a not a pitch. The reception lady then proceeded to have to turn many people away as she just couldn’t fit anymore in. Electric is 3amp so don’t come expecting to use your Kettle. Still good showers, no push buttons, good power shower and hot. The toilet and shower facilities are old but they are cleaned twice a day and they work well...don’t judge the book by the cover. They run the shuttle bus to and from the train station to go to the cinque Terre or portafino. There is a great supermarket just outside the site. Worth noting as you enter and exit the site watch the steep lip from road to site, several campers and caravans caught this lip, swing over and miss it and its not problem. For the cinque terre you buy a return ticket to Monterosso and then get off at Monterosso (1st village) and buy a 5 villages ticket which allows you to travel all day to all villages back and forth as you wish.

Wil Laan, on this campsite in June 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

camping heeft redelijk kleine plaatsen, wij hebben het toevallig getroffen met de grootste plaats op de camping. De sanitairgebouwen zijn hier en daar wel aan onderhoud toe, terwijl b.v. de toiletpotten super modern en hygienisch zijn. Het geheel wordt wel goed schoongehouden.
de Wifi op de camping is goed te ontvangen en gratis.

M S, on this campsite in October 2017


Travelling party: Seniors

Het ontvangst is prima. Vriendelijk personeel. Sanitair is wat verouderd maar wel schoon. De plekken voor de caravan zijn wat aan de kleine kant. Weinig privacy. Ondanks dat 70% bezet is is er rust op de camping. Gratis shutllebus naar station en terug. Supermarkt en restaurant tegenover de camping.

manon - utrecht, on this campsite in July 2018


Travelling party: Young couple

Liked - The rest
Disliked - Sometimes it was a bit to quite
Source: Ctoutvert

Sam - Lovenjoel, on this campsite in September 2020


Travelling party: Single

Liked - Excellent! Very friendly and helpful owners and their personnel.
Source: Ctoutvert

Fam. de Groot, on this campsite in May 2017


Travelling party: Seniors

Eindelijk een camping waar de in de ACSI Campingcard gids genoemde prijs ook daadwerkelijk de prijs is. Er komt niks bij. Helaas was de camping nagenoeg vol (voor caravans en campers) toen wij kwamen en hadden wij zo'n beetje de slechtste plek van de camping, helemaal vóóraan, nr 1, klein en alles en iedereen kwam juist daar voorbij. Maar goed, dat was ook het enige minpuntje want verder was alles zéér goed: een uiterst vriendelijke en behulpzame ontvangst, zeer goed sanitair dat ook goed werd bijgehouden, gratis WiFi dat het ook overal op de camping goed deed, dus helemaal top. Elk uur rijdt een gratis shuttlebusje naar het station in Deiva Marina en ook elk uur weer terug, van 's morgens 8 tot 's avonds 10 uur. Prima geregeld. De camping heeft veel plaatsen voor kleine campers (busjes) en tenten en wat minder voor grotere campers en caravans. Restaurant en supermarkt net buiten de camping. 's Nachts gaat het hek op slot en dat vinden wij een pluspunt.

Inspected annually

G. Bootsma

This inspector visits Campsite La Sfinge 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 Mr G. Bootsma

Inspector Mr G. Bootsma

G. Bootsma

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General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening *
01-04-2022 till 01-11-2022
1.8 ha
Number of touring pitches
110 (20 - 90m2)
Number of permanent pitches
Number of accommodation units for hire
Campsite suitable for disabled persons

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: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:German | English | French | Italian
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:charcoal | gas
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people not in the same building, but fitted with alarm
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Terraced site
  • Hard ground
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:6
  • Tents
    • total:27
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:5
  • Locked refrigerator
  • Freezing blocs
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Climbing wall
Recreation (adults)
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average
Situation of campsite
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:3 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0.1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • weight:4001 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:3 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people not in the same building, but fitted with alarm
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Reservation recommended for low season


The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast


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Max. 9.8° 11.3° 11.5° 12.7° 11.2° 12.3° 11.7°
Min. 3.6° 6.6° 4.5° 3.4° 4.2°
Precipitation 5% 5% 5% 5% 0% 0% 20%
Wind direction N NO S N NO W W
Wind speed 2 1 1 1 1 1 2


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 73% 139
Feb 69% 98
Mar 68% 101
Apr 72% 102
May 72% 84
Jun 71% 53
Jul 69% 28
Aug 70% 57
Sep 71% 80
Oct 74% 149
Nov 74% 140
Dec 73% 120

Average temperature



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  • Campsite La Sfinge
    Località Gea
    19013 / Déiva Marina
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    44°13'34"N 9°32'59"E
  • A12 Genova-La Spezia, exit Déiva Marina. About 4 km in the direction of Déiva Marina. Follow the signs. Cp on the right.



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