Who doesn’t love a fresh, cold drink, with the sun on your face while you are listening to some laid back beats. The Arenal Sound Festival will give you this ultimate festival feeling. It takes place from July 31th until the 5th of August in Burriana. This year Lost Frequencies, Steve Aoki and the Crystal Fighters among others will perform at this lovely festival.
Arenal Sound Festival isn’t a festival: it’s an experience
The sentence above is what the founders say about Arenal Sound Festival. And we couldn’t agree more! Through the years Arenal has grown to one of the biggest festivals in Spain. There is a campsite on the festivalground, so there is no need to worry about spending money on expensive hotels. A big plus is that you will meet a lot of new friends. Just add some party flavour to your trip to Valencia and experience Arenal Sound Festival!
Festival lovers are taking over Burriana
Burriana is located about 60 kilometres north of Valencia. In this precious, small town you will immediately feel the great summer atmosphere thanks to the vast landscape full of orange trees. But, make no mistake, from the end of July thousands of festival lovers from all over the world, will take over the city for at least six days. In 2010 the first edition of the festival was organized and the start was impressive. Respected artists as The Cranberries, Simple Minds and Armin van Buuren made it a first one to remember. The attendance was a record breaking 10,000 visitors and the festival continued for no less than ten (!) days. Nowadays over 50,000 visitors make their way to experience Arenal.
Dancing and dipping in the pool
The festival takes place on the beach of Burriana, called El Arenal. So just change your usual party outfit for your swimwear and enjoy! If it’s getting too hot, there is no need to worry. The Mediterranean Sea is always there to have a dip and the festival has its own swimming pool. And there is a DJ playing music at the pool as well. Visiting the Arenal Sound Festival allows you to enjoy some of the worlds most popular artists. For example, Rudimental, The Kooks, Mika, Nero, Zedd, Nervo and John Newman performed already at Arenal.
The campsites Arenal and Malvarossa
Walking in a few minutes from the mainstage to your tent is the best part of staying at the campsite. Attending this festival can be exhausting sometimes and who doesn’t love a good siesta or a good sleep after an intense party. There are two different campsites: Arenal Camping and Camping Malvarossa. Actually, the only difference between them is the location. Arenal Camping is a little bit more expensive, but a little closer to the festival. On the other hand, Camping Malvarossa will cost you less money, but more steps to get to the festival. Both campsites offer the same facilities, such as showers, toilets, lockers, bars and restaurants and a service where you can charge you mobile phone.
How to get to Arenal Sound Festival
There are various ways to travel to Arenal Sound Festival. BlaBlaCar is a carpool service where you can find people to share a ride to the festival. Another convenient way to travel is by train or bus.
In Burriana itself there is no railway station. The closest train station is in Les Alqueries, where you can take a cab to the festival. To take the train to Castelló is another option. This town is located at ten kilometres of Burriana and bus agency Hicid offers an hourly bus transport.
Arenal Sound Festival offers you the chance to travel by bus from Valencia. Apart from this service, there are no other busses from Valencia to Burriana.
As mentioned before, BlaBlaCar is a very nice option. You don’t only share a car, you immediately start to know new people as well. The ride will take about 45 minutes. Follow the V-21 highway in the direction of Castelló. At Sagunto you should follow the N-340 highway. The road signs on this route are not the best, so if you have any navigation system available, it might be a good idea to use it!
When: 31th of July – 5th of August 2018
Where: Playa El Arenal, Borriana
- 6 days (without campsite place): €120,-
- 6 days VIP (without campsite place): €160,-
Website: Check Arenal Sound Festival website for availability, actual prices and the possibility to book the campsite place.