Going on vacation in the mountains or on the coast is an activity with many followers in Spain. Fans of this form of travel are not satisfied with luxury motorhomes, they are also looking for cheaper or customizable alternatives such as car tents or unique trailers like these snail-shaped caravans that custom made by a Spanish company.
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Caravanacol is a sales and rental company that offers unique trailers, for traveling with the house in tow and with the family where the road or the terrain takes each one. Their models can be customized both outside and inside.
The commitment is based on giving the owner the greatest freedom, so that each person decides how and for what they want their property. snail shell. Buyers can thus customize the exterior appearance of the trailer, but also its interior according to the use they are going to give it, whether it is to live in it or to work around the world every day in a different place.
There are up to three main models. The Expo is the simplest and is intended for publicity events, but is also widely used as a mobile office. Then there would be the more traditional Classic models, for sleeping and cooking in the field. Lastly is the Wild off-road version, for the more adventurous.
Regarding its composition, the starting point is the Classic model with AL-KO axle, chassis and drawbar. Has a galvanized metal structure and the walls and roof are made of aluminumwhile the interior is made of bamboo and the tailgate is hinged. Inside there is electrical installation for the kitchen and sockets with 220 V plugs.
To this basic structure you can add an inertia brake, solar panel and a 220 V battery, as well as other accessories such as a music system, several awnings and a bicycle rack.
These shells are 4 meters long and 2.80 meters high, which facilitates sleep inside or work with space. This cabin is versatile to accommodate two adults plus a child, but two couples of adults or two parents with their two children could also find space.
This is achieved by installing even a bunk bed inside. The furniture is custom made to make it easy to personalize the interior with each new buyer. include bedroom and kitchen or other variations such as office or bathroom.
The kitchen is usually placed in the tailgate, while the interior is used for sleeping. A chemical toilet and an outside shower can also be added. By power, these caravans even admit luggage racks or a system to carry bicycles.
the trailers weigh between 500 and 750 kilogramsso the consumption of the car that pulls this caravan increases between 10 and 15%. This is a lower percentage than when the car is towing a larger caravan, a more affordable way to travel.
All the models offered by this company, whether to buy or rent, have a structure approved by the Automobile Certification Unit (UCA). Since they are custom-made models, their price depends on each client, but the cost can from 5,000 euros.