La Ballena Alegre

On the campsite

Camping La Ballena Alegre

Your advantages

  • Directly at the beach.
  • Outdoor pool with children's pool.
  • Elegant indoor spa with sauna and pool.
  • Sunny or semi-shady pitches, often under palm trees.
  • Exclusively designed rental accommodations, some directly at a pool.
  • Tours to Figueras (Dalí museum), Girona, Barcelona, or the medieval old town of Torroella, which is dominated by the Montgri Castle and the panoramic mountain.

Discovery tips

  • White Camargue Horses in Catalonia? And otter, white stork, or the purple swamp hen? These and many other animals can be found in the lagoon, swamp, and river landscape of the Parc Natural dels Aiguamolls de l'Empordà.
  • Not only the statue of the painting master Salvador Dalí enjoys the sea view in Cadaqués on the peninsula Cap de Creus. Dalí's house in the nearby Portlligat, designed with much imagination, is today a museum.
  • Adventure and nature experiences for the whole family - the nautical station at the underwater paradise of the Medes Islands not only offers diving, but also snorkeling, sailing, kayaking and renting for exciting excursions on land, by bike or even by segway

Welcome to your beach, pool, or water sports holiday on the Costa Brava

Look forward to walking directly from Camping La Balena Allegre to the sandy beach. Here you can swim, chill, play beach ball or volleyball and build sandcastles out of the fine sand with your kids. Due to the large area of the beach you will also find a lot of space in the high season. If you want to learn kitesurfing or windsurfing , the professionals at the ION CLUB are the right people for you. Here you can also rent a standup paddleboard. Or would you rather go for a deep dive ? Then you can take diving courses according to the standards of the SSI (Scuba Schools International) they are offered in several languages.

But also for sports on land we have exactly the right thing for you. Ever played padel tennis or beach soccer?

Cool kids can conquer the skate ramp. If you want to do sports health-consciously, the aerobics and spinning classes are just right for you. Or you train on the modern strength or endurance equipment of the fitness studio. It is pleasantly flooded by the fresh Mediterranean air - but as protection against the often shining sun, it is also roofed.

Pool and Wellness

You can swim outside in the pool or splash around with your younger kids in the shallow children's pool. Not only ideal for the pre-and post-season but why not relax your soul and your muscles in the elegantly designed wellness center Oxigen, in the steam bath for example, in the indoor pool; children from 4 years will be enthusiastic about the program of the Mini Club. For Teens likewise age-appropriate activities are offered. And in the evening, young and old can meet in the terrace restaurant or end the evening with family music events.

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FAQ - Camping La Ballena Alegre

Where is the campsite located?

The campsite La Ballena Alegre is located on the Costa Brava, in Sant Pere Pescador, directly on the fine sandy beach. It is about 5 km south of Sant Pere Pescador and 15 km from Figueres.

How many pitches and rental accommodations does the campsite have?

The campsite has 809 parcelled pitches for holidaymakers, which are between 100 and 120 m² in size. The pitches are equipped with electricity, water and sewage connections. In addition, the campsite has 316 rental accommodations, including bungalows, mobile homes and glamping tents. The rental accommodations are modern and comfortable and have air conditioning, heating, kitchen, bathroom and terrace. Some rental accommodations also have their own pool.

What facilities does the campsite offer?

The campsite offers a variety of facilities for a relaxing and varied holiday. These include:

  • A wellness area with hydrotherapy, ice cabin, heated relax loungers and massage treatments
  • An outdoor pool with water slides and a paddling pool for children
  • A water spray park with fountains and nozzles
  • A covered gym with modern equipment
  • A sports programme with yoga, pilates, zumba, aquagym and more
  • An animation programme for children and adults with shows, games, workshops and more
  • A soundproof discotheque for parties and events
  • A beach volleyball court, a football field, a basketball court, a paddle tennis court and a skate park
  • A diving centre with courses and excursions for beginners and advanced divers
  • A sailing and windsurfing school with equipment rental and courses for all levels
  • A bicycle rental with different models and route suggestions
  • A boat rental with motor boats, kayaks, pedal boats and more
  • An Easy-Touch payment system for cashless payment with fingerprint
  • A wifi network on the entire campsite
  • A sanitary area for children with child-friendly facilities
  • A sanitary area for guests with limited mobility with accessible facilities
  • A dog shower for four-legged guests
  • A machine for cassette emptying for motorhomes

Is there a supermarket or a restaurant?

Yes, the campsite has a supermarket that is open daily and offers a large selection of food, drinks, household goods and souvenirs. There is also a bread service that delivers fresh bread and pastries every morning. The campsite also has several gastronomic facilities, including:

  • A restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and a view of the sea
  • A buffet restaurant with international cuisine and theme nights
  • A pizzeria with wood-fired pizza and salads
  • A snack bar with sandwiches, burgers, fries and more
  • An ice cream parlour with homemade ice cream and crepes
  • A beach bar with cocktails, snacks and music

How can I book the campsite?

You can book the campsite online via the website. There you will find all the information about availability, prices and offers. You can also book by phone on +34 972 52 05 64.

How do I get to the campsite?

The campsite is located about 5 km south of Sant Pere Pescador on the Ctra. Sant Martí d’Empúries s/n. You can reach the campsite by car, bus or train.

By car: If you are coming from Barcelona, take the AP-7 motorway to exit 5 (L’Escala/Empúries). Then follow the signs to L’Escala and Sant Martí d’Empúries. If you are coming from France, take the AP-7 motorway to exit 3 (Figueres/Roses). Then follow the signs to Roses and Sant Pere Pescador.

By bus: There are regular bus connections from Barcelona, Girona and Figueres to Sant Pere Pescador. The bus stop is about 5 km from the campsite. You can then take a taxi or a shuttle bus to get to the campsite.

By train: The nearest train station is Figueres-Vilafant, which is about 15 km from the campsite. From there you can take a bus or a taxi to get to the campsite.

What can I do in the area?

The area around the campsite offers many possibilities for activities and excursions. For example, you can:

  • Visit the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà nature park, which is a paradise for bird watchers
  • Explore the Gulf of Roses, which is ideal for water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing or kayaking
  • Visit the Dalí museum in Figueres, which shows the life and work of the famous artist
  • Discover the medieval villages such as Pals, Peratallada or Besalú, which have preserved their charm and history
  • Visit the Greek-Roman ruins of Empúries, which testify to the ancient civilization.

What sights are there in the area?

The area around the campsite offers many sights that you can visit. For example:

  • The medieval villages such as Pals, Peratallada or Besalú, which have preserved their charm and history
  • The Cap de Creus, which is a natural park with spectacular rock formations and coves
  • The city of Girona, which has a beautiful old town with a cathedral, a Jewish quarter and a city wall

Is the campsite dog-friendly?

Yes, the campsite is dog-friendly and allows dogs on the pitches and in some rental accommodations. The campsite has a separate area for guests with dog, which is bordered by hedges. There is also a dog shower, a dog beach and a dog park. The campsite charges a fee for dogs and expects the owners to follow the rules, such as keeping the dogs on a leash, removing the droppings and respecting the quiet times.

Is there wifi on the campsite?

Yes, the campsite has a wifi network on the entire site. The wifi is free for all guests. You can log in with your device and get the password, which is available at the reception or in the supermarket. The wifi has a good speed and allows you to surf the internet, send emails or use social networks.

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