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Campsite Playa Arenillas Cat.2

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Campsite Playa Arenillas is a campsite with 120 touring pitches and 120 year round pitches. During low season, between , the nightly rate is €20,- at one of the 120 touring pitches at Campsite Playa Arenillas in Islares (Cantabria).

Close to a sandy beach (at low tide). 100 metres from the bus to Bilbao. Watersports opportunities. Ideal for enjoyable trips out into the surroundings. All information about Bilbao (35 km away) is available at the campsite. The campsite has lovely new toilet facilities since 2019.

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  • 20
  • 2977
Detail information about this campsite

Acceptance period

September 2020
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October 2020
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Average rating: 7.5

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Food and drink

Tijben, on this campsite in April 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

Een prima camping, sanitair is gedateerd maar goed en schoon. Ontvangst is vriendelijk. Mooie rotskusten achter de cp.
Camping ligt dicht bij de A8 en als doorgangscamping ook een goede optie.
Prima uitvalsbasis om Bilbao te bezoeken.
Ook de Camino (Santiago de Compostela) loopt hierlangs de cp.

Gerda van Beek, on this campsite in May 2019


Travelling party: Seniors

Een prima camping, vlak bij zee. Onder de snelweg, maar omdat deze hoog ligt, heb je er geen last van. \"Om de hoek\" van de camping is de zee, met bij eb een prachtig zandstrand. Daarboven liggen twee restaurants met vanaf het terras schitterend uitzicht over de zee. Voor een bezoek aan Bilbao zeker een aanrader. Je kunt vanaf de camping met het openbaar vervoer, maar dan moet je met 2 bussen. Wij zijn met de auto gegaan: vlak bij het Guggenheimmuseum is een grote parkeergarage. Camping heeft weinig schaduw en de plekken zijn -heel Spaans- niet groot, maar voor een paar dagen is het hier uitstekend toeven.

Bastiaensen Rudolf, on this campsite in September 2019


Travelling party: Seniors

Desolate camping, rommelig, alles te dicht op elkaar. Lijkt alsof er permanente bewoning is. Foto\'s op de ACSI, zijn niet waarheid getrouw, want deze gaan over de omgeving en niet over de camping.

Stephan, on this campsite in May 2016


Travelling party: Seniors

De douchecabines zijn veel te klein. Er is geen mogelijkheid om je kleding we te hangen. De douchekoppen spuiten naar alle kanten. De sanitairblokken zijn ronduit versleten. Mooie staanplaatsen, zelf te kiezen. Het winkeltje heeft een beperkt aanbod. Voor je aankopen moet je een acht kilometer terug richting Bilbao. Tanken kan op minder dan 500 m van de camping.

Bas Vos, on this campsite in September 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

Prima camping voor een paar nachten. Kleine plaatsen maar wel te doen. Gedateerd sanitair maar wel schoon.
Vriendelijk behulpzaam personeel. Enige nadeel geluid van de snelweg.
Mooi strandje


General information

Period of opening *
22-06-2020 till 31-10-2020
1.7 ha
Number of touring pitches
120 (50 - 70m2)
Number of permanent pitches

* We have verified the opening period at the campsite.

** 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
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Passport/identity card required
  • Dogs not allowed in low season
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | electricity | gas
  • Dogs not allowed in low season
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Baby room
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
  • Washbasins: cold water
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Snack bar
  • Takeaway meals
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Bar
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bicycles
  • Electric bikes
  • Safes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Sandy beach
Sports and play
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Fishing
  • Multi-sports field
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Sunbathing area
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,1 km
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:3 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:7 km
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0,1 km
  • Panorama
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:6 ampère
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds


The weather on this campsite

Average temperature


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 78% 52 3
Feb 77% 63 3
Mar 70% 73 5
Apr 70% 89 4
May 75% 39 6
Jun 73% 36 7
Jul 76% 63 7
Aug 75% 38 6
Sep 73% 58 5
Oct 72% 82 5
Nov 74% 124 2
Dec 81% 66 2

Weather forecast


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Max. 18.6° 17.4° 19° 17.7° 17.1° 16.8° 15.8°
Min. 4.8° 10.8° 10.4° 10.1° 8.3° 7.4° 7.1°
Precipitation 0% 5% 10% 35% 20% 25% 40%
Wind direction ZO ZO ZO ZO ZO ZO E
Wind speed 3 3 3 2 2 2 2


  • Campsite Playa Arenillas
    Cu 634 km 156
    39798 / Islares
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    43°24'13"N 3°18'36"W
  • A8 Bilbao to Santander exit 156 in the direction of Islares. Signposted here.



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