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Campsite Mar Azul Balerma Cat.2

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Guide price €28.50

On the south coast of Spain between the towns of Almeria and Motril in eastern Andalusia, you will find this newly constructed camping site. Camping Mar Azul Balerma offers its guests first class facilities on a level and open terrain. The fishing village of Balerma is only a short distance away and at approx. 10 km from the camping site you will find the attractive small town of Almerimar with a lively harbour packed with restaurants.

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All possible flags of Europe welcome you from the through road, which runs parallel to the sea. The camping site is located a bit further off the road. The helpful Dutch owner has built a complete and relaxing camping site in a short period of time in a region which is very popular with hibernators. But also in summer months, this is a paradise. This is certainly the case for families, also due to the entertainment programme and the lovely swimming pool.

Palm trees

On camping site Mar Azul Balerma you can find sunny pitches everywhere and the vegetation is still young. Most of the pitches are provided with shade cloths. Pitches are given an extra tropical touch with a palm tree on each pitch. The pitches with loose gravel are located along several streets which are well-illuminated. In the centre of the camping site are a number of colourful wooden bungalows in a row.

Arabian atmosphere in the mountains

A short drive towards the north brings you to Granada where the Alhambra towers above the city. This impressive palace complex from the times of the Moors in on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

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8.3
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Detail information about this campsite

A.C. Oosterhoff-Spoelman

This inspector visits Campsite Mar Azul Balerma 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
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Average rating: 8.3

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Toilet facilities
8.9
Staff
8.6
Price - quality comparison
8.5
Child friendliness
8.4
Entertainment
7.7
Sports facilities
8.3
Swimming pool
8.8
Food and drink
8.3
Surroundings
7.1

Elaine Evans, on this campsite in September 2018

8.4

Travelling party: Seniors

Brilliant campsite, roomy pitches and the toilet/shower facilities are one of the cleanest we have encountered. Quiet site which we like. WIFI very good on all pitches.The only thing if you have no transportation is that Balerma is very small although there is a Consum but you need to be able to get out and about if staying for more than a few days.

Julie Johnston, on this campsite in July 2018

8.9

Travelling party: Seniors

We visited in early July so outside ACSI discount period, having said that we think the prices very favourable for the facilities provided
The showers are excellent, the first encountered with splash screens, sockets I can actually reach (one site they were so high a 6 footer would have struggled!)
A pleasant bar serving snacks and meals
Only downside was the confusing bus timetable which indicated a 930am bus to El Ejido and never arrived When I looked later online it was 9am!

Jacqueline Langley, on this campsite in June 2018

8.7

Travelling party: Couple

This is our favourite in Spain, very clean, near to a small very Spanish town, local Consum supermarket, all you need for a great holiday.

Derek Hall, on this campsite in May 2017

6.4

Travelling party: Couple

This is not a review of the campsite facilities as we turned around at the gate but more a view on the location of the site. There is no mention in the ACSI book or previous reviews that it is surrounded by miles of white plastic greenhouses in a less than picturesque and barren landscape. The whole scenery along the A7 between Almeria and Motril (and beyond) is blighted by plastic tents, it isn't a journey we will repeat.

Coleman, on this campsite in March 2017

8.4

Travelling party: Couple

Nice site pitches a little on the small side. Restaurant good, fresh bread sold daily. Toilets and showers good plenty of hot water. Good cycling.

karen, on this campsite in January 2017

7.7

Travelling party: Couple

stayed on this campsite for one night in January 2017.
GOOD:- clean, hot showers
great on site cafe - excellent coffee and good staff
quiet
flat pitch
good wifi
beach just across the road to walk the dog
go north on A7 to J409 for a really good LIDL and Carrefour
the campsite had a power cut for about 1and a half hours, the staff were brilliant in the cafe, they provided candles and free food
BAD:- not a pretty beach
nothing in the small town you pass through before the campsite
although the shower block is heated, the doors and windows were constantly left open
you pay extra for electricity
an awful smell of manure, which I think came from the plastic greenhouses

Michael Oldfield, on this campsite in November 2016

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

Our first visit and we were impressed with the facility's which are very modern the shower block was spotless with hot water always available also a dog wash and good child facilities and good sized pitches. The staff were very friendly and the bar area was pleasant with good basic food served. The town was very quite while we were there but had good supermarket about 20 min walk, 10 klm to the East is Almerimar which has a lovely marina with plenty of restaurants/cafe bars. The campsite is surrounded by poly tunnels but there are good views of the mountains and after a while they didn't seem as noticeable. We will definitely be returning sooner rather than later!

Macs on tour, on this campsite in November 2016

8.4

Travelling party: Couple

If you are traveling through Almeria , It is a gem of a site. Helpful staff. Excellent facilities, The owner is always looking to improve this excellent site, We will return.

Sandra Watson, on this campsite in August 2016

8.6

Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

This is a lovely site with big pitches and plenty of shade. The toilet blocks are immaculate and cleaned regularly. The staff are friendly and very helpful. The beach 100 meters from site and we can take our dog on it, and we could wash her off back on the site in their own shower room afterwards. A beautiful pool with easy access for people with disabilities. Food in restaurant good quality and value love the pizzas but drinks a bit expensive. The village 5 minutes in motorhome 10 minutes walking with great seafood bars. All in all a great site will return again.

Gill Gooding, on this campsite in February 2016

8.4

Travelling party: Couple

Friendly and informative staff. Site has good size pitches with individual hook up and water, the surface is large gavel. There is little shade as the trees and shrubs have not fully developed due to it being a new site. There is a bar/restaurant which does meals of standard quality. Free Tapas with drinks. The shower and toilet block are immaculate. There is hot water for clothes washing. There is also a cubicle for showering the dog. The beach is on the opposite side of the road. 10 minute walk into the local village where there is a supermarket, bars and restaurants (a lot closed for the winter). The site is surrounded by cultivating crops which are all grown under plastic sheeting, there is miles and miles of it!

General information

Guide price 1
€28.50
Guide price 2
€38.90
Period of opening
01-01-2018 till 31-12-2018
Area
5 ha
Number of touring pitches
220 (70 - 100m2)
Number of camper pitches
4
Number of accommodation units for hire
4
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* 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
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card: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 | Spanish | French | Italian | Dutch
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 | electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog walking area
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: 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
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Baby room
  • Tap without push control
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Hard standing pitches
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
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
  • Pizzeria
  • Takeaway meals
  • Simple menu
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:4
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezing blocs
Swimming
  • Swimming pool with hoist
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:25 m2
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Beach
  • Sandy beach
  • Pebble/shingle beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • Windsurfing permitted
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing permitted
  • Sailing lessons
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:25 m2
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:German | English | Spanish | French | Dutch
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Baby room
  • Bouncy castle
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
    • total:27
  • Archery
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:German | English | Spanish | Dutch
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:German | English | Spanish | French | Italian | Dutch
    • period:30-04/01-10
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • Games room
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
  • Television
  • Guided walks
Situation of campsite
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0,05 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:4 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,5 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • Surface area:100-140 m2
    • Amount:4
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:15
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:16 ampère
Disabled
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Swimming pool with hoist
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Canteen/restaurant has toilet adapted for disabled people
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Tap without push control
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Door-springs light enough (3-4 kgs pressure)
  • Reservation recommended for low season
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite Mar Azul Balerma or request more information? You can do both using the information below.

  • Campsite Mar Azul Balerma
    Ctra de Guardias Viejas, s/n
    04712 / Balerma/Almería
    Spain

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    36°43'20"N 2°52'40"W
  • A7 Almería/Motril, from both directions, take exit 400 or 403, dir. Balerma. Follow signs instead of Satnav.

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