Travel and Accommodation

The conference will take place at BARCELÓ COSTA BALLENA HOTEL ( Cadiz, Spain).

Please note that all the meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) are covered by organization ONLY IF YOU STAY AT BARCELÓ COSTA BALLENA HOTEL

WE ENCOURAGE TO MAKE THE RESERVATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, no later than June,12

IF YOU NEED HELP OR YOU WANT THAT THE HOTEL RESERVATION WILL BE DONE BY THE ORGANIZATION PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO cmmse@usal.es




Lunch and dinner are included only for those participants staying at the conference hotel.

Double room with full board: 132 € / night (taxes included)

Individual room : 97 € / night (taxes included) - with full board

Double Rooms (2 adults + 1 kid under 12 years old): 138.35 € / night (taxes included) - with full board for 3

Double Rooms (2 adults + 2 kids under 12 years old) : 170 € / night (taxes included) - with full board for 4

Triple Room (3 adult) : 178,62 € / night (taxes included) - with full board for 3

The full board includes water and wine or beer at meals and dinner


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Hotel Information

HOTEL REGISTRATION FORM (please type or print)

The Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa**** hotel, built in typical Andalusian style architecture, is located on Costa Ballena, between Rota and Chipiona, in the province of Cádiz. It is located opposite a golf course with 27 holes and close to the white sand beaches of Costa de Cádiz, and offers a free shuttle service to the beach during the summer season.

The rooms at this cosy hotel boast spaciousness and light; they are fully equipped and have lovely terraces with direct views of the swimming pool and golf course.

Relaxation seekers will love the U-Spa which offers all the latest health and beauty treatments as well the super relaxing water therapy circuit. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy the privileged environment and enjoy the wonderful horse riding routes, bike rides, paddle tennis, football pitches....

During the holidays, the youngest members of the family can enjoy themselves with the fun-packed programme of water, sports and leisure activities that take place daily under the supervision of our entertainment team, both in the hotel gardens and in the miniclub.

The hotel also has a buffet restaurant where you can savour the typical Andalusian cuisine and an exquisite selection of national and international dishes.

Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa offers you the possibility to perfectly combine work and pleasure. The hotel offers 5 fully equipped meeting and convention rooms, the rooms also have a large outdoor area which is the ideal location for hosting cocktail receptions, sunset dinners, etc.

Location & Accomodation

The province of Cadiz is about the joy of living! It's a land of sun and beaches, bringing together the best of Spain. It offers visitors good weather and amazing natural attractions, along with excellent cuisine and charming traditions.

Cadiz has some of the best beaches in Andalusia, which have made it a privileged destination for surf and water sports lovers. Rota is one of the cities of Cadiz best known for its beaches. La Costilla is a 4 km beach surrounded by pine trees with crystal clear water and fine sand. For some, it is the best beach in Spain.

In this old coastal city you can visit its recently restored and beautiful castle, the quaint town square and its noteworthy church from the 15th century. And even though the offer and facilities of this suggestive destination are aimed at all kinds of visitors, it sparks special interest amongst national tourism for its many charms and attractions.

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Tips for the travel

The address of the hotel is: Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & SPA, Avda. Reina Sofía S/N, Urb. Costa Ballena 11520, Rota, Cádiz, Spain. The map with the location of the hotel can be found here



[ More information about Barceló - Cabo de Gata Hotel ]

Information about requirements for entry into Spain, visas, and the main regulations related to nationality can be found on the webpage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation


Getting to Costa Ballena

Costa Ballena has a privileged place if you come from Jerez International Airport, located just 28 kms. Numerous flights arrive daily from Madrid and Barcelona to Jerez. Furthermore, another important airport, that can serve comfortably to reach Costa Ballena, is the Seville airport. This airport is located 110 kms from Costa Ballena, it is the second largest in Andalucía and it has good national connections to Madrid and Barcelona, and direct international connections to Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, London and Paris.

Arrival from Jerez International Airport

If your flight arrives at Jerez airport, it is recommended the following two possibilities to move to Costa Ballena:

Book to the organization a transport to Costa Ballena

We will have a direct transport from Jerez Airport to Costa Ballena for 50€. Only 25 minutes. Please, contact to jesus.medina@uca.es for more information and book the transport. We will try to make groups and the price will be divided among the occupants.

Take a bus/train to Costa Ballena

There is a bus from Jerez airport to Costa Ballena but the timetable will appear in Spring:

http://siu.cmtbc.es/es/horarios_origen_destino.php?ida=42&vuelta=15

Moreover, there are trains and buses which run between the airport and Jerez de la Frontera. The service runs 365 days a year and approximately journey time is about 10 minutes. The ticket can cost about €1,30 (bus) or €2,40 (train). You could consult the timetables in the following link:

http://siu.cmtbc.es/es/horarios_origen_destino.php?ida=42&vuelta=14

The train station and the bus station of Jerez de la Frontera are located in the same place, the address is Plaza de la Estación. There you could take other bus to Costa Ballena (€1.90), the timetable appears in:

http://siu.cmtbc.es/es/horarios_lineas_tabla.php?linea=172

Take a taxi to Costa Ballena

The taxi rank is located at the exit of the airport terminal. A taxi, from the airport to Costa Ballena, can cost about 63-74 euros. Taxis are fast, comfortable and safe, it is not necessary to negotiate the price before departing

Arrival from Seville Airport

If your flight arrives at Seville airport, it is recommended the following route to move to Costa Ballena:

Getting from the Airport into the center of Seville is easy and quick. If you catch a Seville Airport Taxi, you have to go to bus station, Prado de San Sebastián-Seville. The journey will take you around 15 mins and costs between €15 and €22 depending on which time of day you travel. The taxi rank is just outside the terminal building.

To go from Seville airport to the bus station, Prado de San Sebastián-Seville, there is an urban transport line (EA: Plaza de Armas-Aeropuerto) that connect both points, with stops. The journey takes 30 minutes.

The one-way ticket costs €4€, and you can buy the ticket on board the bus. The opening hours could be consulted:

http://www.tussam.es

In the bus station, Prado de San Sebastián-Seville, you have to take a bus to Rota. The service runs 365 days a year and approximately journey time is about 2 hours. The timetables can be consulted in the following link:

http://www.tgcomes.es/horarios_20.htm

Finally, at the exit of the bus station of Rota there is a taxi rank, where you have to catch a taxi to Costa Ballena. It can cost about 13-15 euros. Taxis are fast, comfortable and safe, it is not necessary to negotiate the price before departing.

You can go from sevilla to JEREZ airport by train using RENFE:

http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/index.html

IMPORTANT NOTE: All timetables, which appear in the mentioned above links, are provisional and they will be updated for Summer. Rates shown are approximate.