Olivios is a small lesser known Spanish resort more geared up to the Spanish I would think. Saying that, the site was full of huge German campers. Our little Krystal was dwarfed! However, small is beautiful and perfectly formed! There are bars and restaurants in the town and a big Lidl and Mercadona all in walking distance. On Friday mornings there is a big market, one of the best I thought for fresh fruit and vegetables.
We did have a laugh when our German neighbour opened his rear garage.
Slightly extreme we thought!!
Kiko Park was very busy with a late leaving time of 3 pm. We arrived at 2.50 pm to be greeted with a "we are not moving till 3!" Eventually they left and we moved in. A friendly start!
The campsite was clean and tidy the pitches were big enough once you got on them. Showers were usually hot and washing up sinks were plentiful, hot and indoors. Electric was metered and we got 4 kw free, more than that and you pay at the end.
The beach was beautiful with very fine clean sand with miles to walk.
A big clean up was going on from the previous storms.
Olivios town was a short bike ride or a 20 minute flat stroll away.
Very Spanish. We watched a local Lent procession. Walkers carried a heavy frame and passers by put food onto it. Accompanied by the local band.
We climbed up the hill following The Stations of the Cross, up the Calvary Hill to the castle. A big climb not one the Health & Safety Elves would approve of I'm sure!
We took a quick route down and found a local winery for some sustenance.
Fame at last for Olivia. Apartments for under 60 k and a mention in "A Place in the Sun".
Would we go back to Kiko? Possibly! We liked the fact it was not a very commercialised area living on tourism. On the other hand, it did need a bit of sprucing up and parts of it were a bit dead. The little campsite restaurant/cafe was friendly enough and the food was OK but lacked atmosphere. However, a much, much nicer venue than Bella Vista so we wouldn't rule out another visit out. An easy 9 nights but ready to move on. We could have done without the wind from storm Jorge. Two awnings nearby suffered.
A short dash cam. La Canada to Kiko Park.