Sun-O | Alicante DIY Camp
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orienteer in the sand dunes next to the sea

Alicante DIY Camp

OVERVIEW

Sweet sand-dune terrains next to the Mediterranean. Alicante is a classical. This camp is quite unique as it is ‘step out the door’ of the bungalows and start orienteering. The camping we recommend has well equipped bungalows, a fitness areas and spa, all on the map!
And last but not least: the maps are NEW; together with the local O-club, we renewed the 7sq kms of Guardamar dune maps in Oct 2018 (Guardamar Norte, Guardamar Sur, La Mata), quality and fun guaranteed!

AVAILABILITY

This DIY camp is available all year long. However, to note that:
Colored control tapes will be in the forest and regularly checked by our staff  between 01Jan2019 and 15Mar2019.
Rest of year: tapes might still be there but this is not at all guaranteed.

Terrains

Terrains in Alicante are next to La Marina, mostly coastal sand dunes, pine forest, very fast and detailed.

O-PACKAGES

Together with the local O-club, we renewed the 7 sq kms of Guardamar dune maps in Oct 2018 (Guardamar Norte, Guardamar Sur, La Mata). Our offer has  training packages of different sizes (MINI, MAXI, MEGA), depending the duration of your stay and the amount of O-Trainings you want. More than 400 permanent controls (colored tapes) are waiting for you in the Alicante area. Most of the trainings will be coastal (pine & sand-dunes terrains), a few trainings more rough, land-wards.

Package Code Training Type Distance GPS Map Name Scale Driving Time* Tapes
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-BONUS Forest Sprint 3.4km 38.128225, -0.647408 Guardamar Camping 1/4000 00:02 yes
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-01 Middle 6,6km 38.117556, -0.654914 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:02 Yes, + night
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-02 1 Man Relay 6.4km 38.117556, -0.654914 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:02 Yes, + night
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-03 prolog+final 6.3km (3.8+2.5) 38.140435, -0.636573 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:07 yes
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-04 Middle 5.8km 38.100251, -0.654664 Guardamar Sur 1/10000 00:09 Yes, + night
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-05 Shortened Long 10.2km (5,2+5) 38.048233, -0.657120 La Mata 1/10000 00:11 yes
MINI-MAXI-MEGA AL19-06 Snake 7.4km (4.6+2.8) 38.048233, -0.657120 La Mata 1/10000 00:11 yes
MAXI-MEGA AL19-07 1 Man Relay 6.1km 38.100251, -0.654664 Guardamar Sur 1/10000 00:09 Yes, + night
MAXI-MEGA AL19-08 Snake 5.1km (2,2+2.0+0.9) 38.117556, -0.654914 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:02 yes
MAXI-MEGA AL19-09 Snake 10.2km (4.8+2.2+2.4) 38.117556, -0.654914 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:02 yes
MAXI-MEGA AL19-10 Middle 4,5km 38.262200, -0.524515 Arenales 1/5000 0:23 yes
MAXI-MEGA AL19-11 Long 9.1km (4.7+4.4) 38.219899, -0.552517 Santa Pola 1/10000 00:25 yes
MAXI-MEGA AL19-12 Countours only 7.6km 38.127964, -0.647770 Guardamar Norte 1/10000 00:05 yes
MEGA AL19-13 Long 12.6km 38.140435, -0.636573 Guardamar Norte 1/15000 00:07 yes
MEGA AL19-14 Intervals 6.5km (1.6+1.6+1.6+1.7) 38.127964, -0.647770 Guardamar Norte 1/7500 00:05 Yes, + night
MEGA AL19-15 Countours only 6.5km 38.219899, -0.552517 Santa Pola 1/10000 00:25 yes
MEGA AL19-16 Middle 6.4km 38.219899, -0.552517 Santa Pola 1/10000 00:25 yes
MEGA AL19-17 Middle 4km 38.354221, -0.470024 Serra Grossa 1/7500 00:40 yes
MEGA AL19-18 Sprint 3km 38.355503, -0.490908 MonteTossal 1/5000 00:40 no

* From camping La Marina

ACCOMMODATION

We partner with camping La MARINA, (see booking info below), 5 stars, amongthe best rated in Europe (ADAC), with probably one of the nicest sports facilities of the area. Situated in La Marina/Guardamar (30 km south of Alicante), right next to some of the training maps. The 4 person 35sqm luxe bungalows consist of 2 bedrooms (1 double bed + 2/3 single beds), 1 living room and full equipped kitchen, bathroom incl wc-lavabo-shower, television. Services include water, gas, electricity + regular room cleaning with fresh sheets and towels. The complex has a restaurant (good price/quality), mini golf, bar, meeting room facilities and free WIFI. The camping is the perfect starting point for hours of orienteering in the wonderful pine-forest dunes surrounding the area, next to the ocean. Before and after the orienteering, you can relax or cross-train in the gymnasium (fitness) area which is of free access to customers.  The wonderful SPA (dynamic pool with water volcanoes, bubble beds, underwater jets and jacuzzi, sauna’s etc) has an entry fee! The complex has a restaurant with quite  For bigger groups, we recommend to pre-order this (please tell us).

Booking through this link. with the following promo/coupon code, you receive 5% discount: SUNO2019
Please note that the promo code only applies to the ‘only accomodation/lodging’ rates – you will be able to add your breakfast, half board or full board as additional option at the end of your reservation or in the remarks field and please note that food rates are the same online as in-situ.
Step by step: input date of arrival and departure, select: bungalow. select: free search. select the bungalow of your choice, click book on formula ‘only lodgement’. select nb  of persons. input SUNO2019 in coupon code. you will notice that 5% discount is applied. select additional food options here or include your food need in the remarks section. if you want to book several bungalows, click on back to select other bungalows to your cart. if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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Aditional Info

  • Contact us for any question or inquiry
  • Discount of 5% for groups (12p or more)
  • Travel insurance is not included
  • NOT included: Rentacar, flights , Entries to competitions