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Located in Costa Ballena, Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa is a short stroll from Costa Ballena Ocean Golf Club and within a 15-minute drive of Moscatel Museum. This 228-room, 4-star hotel has 3 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and free breakfast. It's on the beach and also close to El Camaleon Chipiona.


Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 8 AM to 11 AM. This hotel is home to a buffet restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


The 228 rooms are recently renovated and have an array of amenities, including furnished balconies, sofa beds, and minibars. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include safes and desks.

Property features

Guests of Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa have access to a full-service spa, 3 outdoor pools, and a children's pool. If you drive, self parking is EUR 10 per day, and there's also a free beach shuttle. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with luggage storage, and answer any questions about the area. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a health club, a steam room, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

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.

You'll be playing in the surf in no time with a free ride on the hotel's complimentary beach shuttle. At Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. Dining options at the hotel include 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 computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

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

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa offers 228 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations are furnished with queen sofa beds and desks. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested.

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

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.

  • Playground on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving 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 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Thalassotherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 4 
  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at noon

Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 11:30 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Hotel Name

  • Barceló Costa Ballena Golf
  • Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf And Spa
  • Barceló Costa Ballena Golf Hotel
  • Barcelo Costa Ballena Golf Hotel Rota
  • Barceló Costa Ballena Golf Hotel Rota
  • Barceló Costa Ballena Golf Rota
  • Barcelo Costa Ballena Hotel
  • Barcelo Costa Ballena Spa

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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