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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Rota hotel in Costa Ballena with 3 outdoor swimming pools


This family-friendly Rota hotel is located by the ocean, 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Chipiona Fishing Corrales and Moscatel Museum. Shrine of Our Lady of Regla and Chipiona Lighthouse are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 3 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 228 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus furnished balconies and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include sofa beds, minibars, and room service.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed during November, December, and January.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • Buffet meals, snacks, and beverages included

Not included

  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, a health club, and a steam room. The hotel offers a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities include conference space and meeting rooms. This family-friendly hotel also offers a children's pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a rooftop terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 228 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2005 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Sofa bed  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Bidet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Minibar 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Sofa bed size 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 11 AM.

Restaurante Albatros - Overlooking the golf course and garden, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a health club and a steam room.

Children under 11 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 

Spa Services

U-spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, Swedish massages, and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open select days. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 4 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 4 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Noon

Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child under 11 years old stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 11 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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