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Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort

Elba Costa Ballena opposite the Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club: 36 holes designed by the world famous José María Olazábal.

The Elba Costa Ballena Beach & Thalasso Resort is next to the Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club and one of the most popular beaches in Cádiz.

With its beautiful sand dunes and a mild climate all year round the Elba Costa Ballena & The Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club are perfect for your relaxing golf holiday.

You can take a pleasant walk through the gardens which lead directly to the beach, the golf and tennis courts. It offers an ideal location for golf, beach and culture lovers.

Resort Pools

There are also seperate adults and children’s pools, activity club and for the more sporting among you a golf course and football pitch very close to the hotel itself.

The Elba Costa Ballena Beach hotel has some exceptional entertainers and evening events for all ages depending on the season. There are sessions in the pool, and sports training and night time shows, entertainment cinema, and dance to make your holiday a memorable one depending on the season.

Elba Costa Ballena Thalasso SPA

Thalasso Spa

The hotel’s 2,000m2 Thalasso Spa is the only one in the Cádiz province, and the additional swimming pools and children’s activities make this a great hotel to stay at.

SPA Circuit

Find the ocean water pool, footbaths sensation showers, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, Roman thermal baths, jacuzzi, ice showers, and an extensive list of health, beauty and relaxing treatments. Also, there is sea water therapy, algae and mud-based treatments plus other natural products to restore, replenish or revitalise body and mind in the 14 treatment rooms available.


10:00 – 11:30 h. | 11:00- 12:30 h. | 12:00 – 13:30 h. | 16:00 – 17:30 h. | 17:00 – 18:30 h. | 18:00 – 19:30 h.

The only 2.000 m2 Talasotherapy centre in the Cádiz region, which uses recently extracted water from the Atlantic Ocean. This water is then purified, respecting its unique natural properties, and is used for its excellent qualities in health and wellbeing treatments for the hotel’s guests. The Thalasso Spa has been recognized by many organisations, such as the Guía Esspa in Spain.

Opening Days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00 – from 16:00 to 20:00

FAMILY TIMETABLE (+4 years old)

10:00 – 11:30 h. | 11:00 – 12:30 h.

Swimming caps and sandals are obligatory.

The Hotel Lobby

There is also Internet connectivity and Wi-FI in lobby complete with bar and a large screen to watch all popular sporting events. There is also a cocktail bar by the pool.

H Elba Costa Ballena Lobby


Elba Costa Ballena Resort Facilies

  • Air-conditioned
  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Hot tub
  • Kid Friendly
  • Laundry service
  • Outdoor Swimming pool
  • Paddle
  • Playgrounds
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception desk 24/7
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free
  • Solarium
  • Spa
  • Sunbeds
  • Tourist and leisure information
     Internet: Wi-Fi in the lobby
     Parking : Indoor Parking at the hotel


Without even leaving the hotel, you can enjoy the following: paddle, fully equipped gym with bike, rowing and running machines, cross-trainer and various other cardio-vascular equipment. There is also Internet connectivity and Wi-FI in lobby complete with bar and a large screen to watch all popular sporting events. There is also a cocktail bar by the pool, private garage with direct access from the hotel, tourist information, organised excursions, car hire and daily newspapers. Plus, a baby-sitting service with prior reservation.


H Elba Costa Ballena Beach

The hotel Elba Costa Ballena is the ideal place for your family summer holiday on the beach. The beach itself is many kilometres in length, with inviting clear water to enjoy in those hot summer months or ideal to take a stroll on when things are a little cooler. There are also open air sporting events on offer as well as nautical adventures at the nearby Astaroth marina in Rota.


Also close by are the towns of Rota, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Chipiona, Jerez and el Puerto de Santa Maria which offer all sorts of activities from wine tasting to sightseeing to water sports.

Rota with its fortress and long history, the port and many beaches that are near the hotel. Excursions to the mountains, the famous ‘pueblos blancos’, towns such as Chipiona, Puerto de Santa Maria, the city of Cádiz or Sanlúcar de Barrameda are highly recommended options.

The hotel has various planned excursions and trips to get to know the typical gastronomy of the region along with Andalucian and general Spanish culture: Olive oil, wines, bulls, horses from Jerez and horse racing on the beach (in Sanlúcar) trips are all good options.


The Doñana National Park, a little more than 3 hours away by car, is one of the most important wetlands in Europe with its large diverse natural flora and fauna, and a designated UNESCO site since 1994. It offers walks, horse trekking and 4×4 rides in the marshes and forests.

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