Spain Athletics Camps
The coastal town of Lloret de Mar, which is located just 30 minutes from Gerona and an hour from Barcelona, offers some fantastic sporting facilities.
Lloret is now recognised as a first class multi-sports destination thanks to their superb sports zone in the town centre. Along with a brand new 50m swimming pool the “Sports Village” boasts an athletics track with throwing areas, football pitches, gyms and and indoor sports hall.
Lloret enjoys mild temperatures all year round which makes it an ideal choice for a warm weather training camp
Everything is within easy walking distance. The Evenia Olympic Resort is opposite the sports facility.
The Evenia Olympic is made up of a number of hotels set within extensive gardens, with no fewer than six swimming pools – four of which are heated!
There is also the “Olympic Sport Club” on site which is a modern sport center equipped with a fitness suite, spinning room, weights, aerobics, squash courts, and cardiovascular activities. In addition there is also a spa area where you can indulge in a variety of treatments.
All hotels are located in a quiet residential area of Lloret de Mar, just 500 meters from the beach and the town center. All rooms are equipped with a 32″ Flat Screen TV, air conditioning, a safe, phone and a balcony.
The surface of the track is synthetic bi-layer and the facility offers:
- 8 x 400 m lanes
- 1 pole vault facility
- 1 high jump facility
- 2 long jump facilities
- 2 triple jump facilities
- 1 shot put throwing facility
- 2 javelin throwing facilities
- 1 discus throwing facility
- 1 steeplechase facility
Torremolinos is located 7km from Malaga in the Costa del Sol and offers excellent training facilities including a number of training pitches (natural and artificial), an athletics track, gym, 2 x Olympic swimming pools, tennis facilities and more. The sports centre is open all year round and is located within walking distance of our selected hotels.
The 4* Cervantes Hotel
The hotel is located in the centre of the town close to many shops and restaurants. The beach is just a short 5 minute walk away with the sports centre approximately 20 minutes walk in the opposite direction. The Cervantes Hotel offers a total of 397 rooms (325 doubles, 49 singles and 23 triples) and all rooms have a bathroom, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, piped music, safe (extra charge), WIFI (extra charge), heating and air conditioning. All rooms also have a terrace and most have sea views.
The 4* Hotel Griego Mar
This hotel can be found in a quiet area of Torremolinos, just a short walk from the town centre and 15 minutes walk from the sports centre. The beach is also only 15 minutes walk from the hotel. The Griego Mar offers a choice of freshly prepared food and show cooking in it’s air conditioned restaurant. There is also plenty to keep everyone occupied with a varied animation programme that runs during the day and evening. Facilities include internet access, table tennis tables, pool tables, darts, and board games. The hotel even has its own library. There is also a large swimming pool and a spacious terrace complete with sun loungers.
Nerja, Costa del Sol
Sports Abroad organise track and field training camps in the Spanish coastal resort town of Nerja. Nerja is located 50 kilometres from Málaga and marks the eastern tip of the Costa del Sol. Once a sleepy fishing village, the town now has a population of over 22,000.
The town has some of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol and offers plenty of daytime and evening entertainment. There are many restaurants and cafes and a delightful old own with a promenade and cobbled square.
Nerja’s most spectacular attraction is undoubtedly its fascinating caves, located just three kilometres from the centre of town. One of the enormous natural caverns has been transformed into a concert hall, where many performances are staged during the summer.