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Sierra de Mariola

The Sierra de Mariola is a Natural Park that has 17.257ha and belongs to the Betic mountain at the south of Valencia and north of Alicante. Know about Sierra Mariola: It’s highest mountain is the Montcabrer with 1390m, followed by the Alto de Mariola with 1158m, El Contador with 1232m and El Portin with 1081m. Municipalities […]

The Green Route, also called the Route of “Xixarra” train: Bocairent – Villena

CYCLING ROUTES MINI CAMPING VILLA CARMEN From the fantastic place Mini Camping and Hostel Villa Carmen, in Bocairent, there are various cycling routes and hiking trails. Mini Camping Villa Carmen is our starting point of all these  tracks and cycling routes which we describe here. That’s because Bocairent is very good situated for inland tourism […]

New kitchen in Minicampsite Villa Carmen

Cooking in a camping can be very difficult sometimes. There is not enough place to leave pots and things we use, the table is too small. Last year many of our guests made use of the kitchen because there was more place to work and cook. But we also saw last year the need for […]

New barbecue

We’ve worked very hard the last few months and we have finished it. A little but cute terras with a stove, sink and a new barbecue. Now you can enjoy with your familie and other guests from a pleasant afternoon or evening barbecue in the minicampside. The barbecue is between the minicampside and the  garden […]

The bank with beautiful views is almost ready

These last months we have worked very hard. Next to the barbecue and the kitchen we restored the bank beneath the trees. It needed an urgent restoration. The fence above is made of reclycled iron from some old chairs. This makes it really nice and rustic. Now we only need to put some color and […]

The pool is ready

Each year, at the beginning of May, we fill the pool again. During the winter we close the swimming pool because it’s a little too cool to swim. At spring, and when de Spanish sun heats lovely, we start with cleaning up the pool and repaint it. After a week of drying we fill it again. […]