The Spanish camps foresee this summer for the first time the 4.5 million travelers and add more than 22.5 million overnight stays, a historic figure that is almost 3.5 million more than in 2013, according to data from the Spanish Camping Federation (FEEC), with an average occupation of 90% in the months of July and August.
According to the data of the employers, the camping sector expects an “extraordinary” summer and beat its historical records of average occupancy, travelers and overnight stays. The average stay will be six days and the cost per family is an average of 90 euros per day.
The number of travelers, both national and foreign, who will spend at least one night in a campsite, exceeds 4.5 million, with an increase of more than 840,000 people.
It will be the fourth consecutive year that campsites are placed as a second accommodation option behind the hotels. This summer, more than 100,000 families will be added for the first time to this alternative for vacations, according to the data that the management of the camping sector manages.
The evolution of the sector in the last decade, confirms that campsites are the tourist establishments that have grown the most in Spain: more than 25% in overnight stays and 137,000 annual travelers of which 100,000 are Spanish.
LEAD THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST
The average occupancy in the campsites located on the Mediterranean coast such as Andalusia, Murcia and Barcelona will be around 90% of average occupancy and the northern ones located in Cantabria, Asturias and the Basque Country will register an average of 80%, depending on weather conditions.
In the interior, forecasts in establishments in Navarra, La Rioja, Aragón, the Community of Madrid, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura are also around 80%.
By typology, one more year the bungalows are confirmed as the most demanded product within the campsites with 90% of the reserves. The plots for caravans, tents and motorhomes already have 70% reserves.