Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

  • 17% discount at Hotels Viva in 2011 – Mallorca and Menorca

    Date: 2010.10.24 | Category: Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    If you are looking for a holiday in Mallorca or Menorca in 2011 then check out this deal from Hotels Viva… 17% discount in all standard rooms during all 2011. The Minimum stay of 3 nights is required.

    The coupon code is: cuponviva10

    Expiry Date: 31/03/2011

    Click here to find out more>

  • Top ten sunshine escapes in Europe for a great family holiday

    Date: 2010.10.13 | Category: Features, France, Holiday Parks, Italy, Spain | Response: 0

    If you are looking for some inspiration for your 2011 holiday then why not take a look at the list of top sunshine escapes put together by our holiday partners Eurocamp.  So whether you are looking forward to happy days on the beach, exploring new and exciting destinations, sampling the local cuisine or just lazing by an amzing pool you’re sure to find the right holiday park for you.

    Les Mouettes, Brittany, France

    • Fantastic new pool complex
    • Close to ferry ports
    • Golf and driving close by

    Cypsela, Costa Brava, Spain

    • One of Spain’s best parks
    • Superb facilities
    • Windsurfing nearby

    Les Grottes de Roffey, Dordogne, France

    • Lovely pool complex
    • Great park for walkers and nature lovers
    • Fishing and abseiling nearby

    La Baie, Brittany, France

    • Beautiful beach a stroll away
    • Quad biking nearby
    • Great for walkers

    Koningshof, Holland

    • Indoor and outdoor pools
    • Lakeside fishing
    • Close to Amsterdam

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  • Autumn ferry offers to France and Spain from £99 return

    Date: 2010.09.25 | Category: Ferries, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    If next year’s holiday still seems too far off then why not takean autumn break in France or Spain.  With Brittany Ferries making daily sailings from Portsmouth throughout the autumn and from Poole until the end of October, it couldn’t be easier to plan an escape to France or Spain. What’s more they have some great value offers that make getting away even more affordable.

    48 hour special – from just £99 return

    Take advantage of a special 48 hour fare on the majority of Brittany Ferry services to France for travel throughout October, November and into December. Prices start from just £99 return for a car and two passengers.

    Experience Spain this autumn – from just £249 return

    Cruise from Portsmouth or Plymouth to Santander and stay for any length of time, as long as you depart after 1st November and return by 15th December.
    This special fare is for a standard car and two passengers and also includes a cabin each way – saving you a minimum of £170.

    Find out more about these offers>. See website for full terms and conditions.

    You can also find some great accommodation in France and Spain with cottages, villas, gites, chalets and more available this autumn.

  • Kids clubs make a family holiday! Make sure your park has everything you need to keep the children entertained

    Date: 2010.09.18 | Category: Features, Holiday Parks | Response: 0

    If you are planning your family holiday then high on  the requirement list is a place that will entertain the children.  As, whether they are 5 or 15 every parent knows that a relaxing family holiday will turn in to a stressful headache if your children are ‘bored’!

    Help is at hand for many parents at some of the family holiday parks in the UK, France and the rest of Europe with organised children’s clubs and activities.  So what can you expect from a holiday park kids club and are they worth seeking out on your holiday.

    Eurocamp and Keycamp have well established childrens clubs at a number of sites in France and Europe.  The clubs have been developed over the years to bring together kids of similar ages, likes and abilities. And as result, they have built a number of different clubs ranging from Base, to keep the teenagers entertained, to Tumble Tots and free swimming lessons for toddlers! Importantly the clubs are run by the Eurocamp and Keycamp couriers who have all been police checked and trained to look after and entertain your children in a safe environment.  Here is a run down of the Eurocamp and Keycamp clubs:

    • Fun Station 4 All (ages 4-12).  There are plenty of activities available to keep everyone entertained and a great way to make lots of new friends. Where numbers allow, kids will be split into two age groups. 4 to 9 year olds in one group and 10 to 12 year olds in another group. This will allow 4 to 9 year olds to focus on Fun Station activities more appropriate to their age group whilst older kids will do an Energy session.
    • Leo’s Fun Station (ages 4-6). Leo’s Fun Station is so much fun it’s not long before everybody’s taking part and enjoying all the fun activities including face painting, dressing up, playing pirates or setting off on Leo’s nature trail. And dont forget to keep a look out for Leo the Lion as he may pop in to join in all the fun!
    • 7+ Funstation (ages 7-9). At this age kids love joining in and are more confident about making new friends without mum and dad around. There’s a real mix of activities on offer from arts and crafts to sports plus discos, talent shows and so much more. 7+Fun Station for kids aged 7 to 9 years is perfect for making lots of new friends and having tonnes of fun
    • Energy (ages 10-12). With cool activities and a constant change of pace Energy is just the thing for kids aged 10-12 years old. This free club will keep them happy, active and entertained at all times whilst making lots of new friends at the same time.
    • Base (ages 13-17). Base is a chance for teenagers to meet new friends and hang out with in a relaxed environment. There is no fixed structure to Base stucture to Base sessions as teenagers have a choice of which activities they would like to do, which guarantees a good time even if they just want to sit back and chat. Base couriers help to host activities as well as get-together like pizza evenings and beach parties.
    • Mini Fun Station (ages 6 months-5years). Mini Fun Station is especially designed for pre-school children aged 6 months to 5 years old. It offers free supervised fun in a relaxed and sociable environment. There are indoor and outdoor activities all run by our fully trained couriers who ensure our tiniest tots are well taken care of. All children must be accompanied by their parent/guardian, which is a perfect opportunity for you to meet other parents or just sit back and watch whilst your little one has loads of fun and makes new friends.
    • Soccer Station (ages 5-16). Soccer Station is especially for football mad boys and girls aged 5-16 years who want to learn new soccer skills, kick a ball around and make loads of new friends. The coaches are FA qualified and trained and selected by partners King’s Camps. Each session is split in to 3 age groups with a maximum number of players in each to ensure everyone is involved and picks up new football skills. Soccer Station is pre-bookable so make sure you book your place early to avoid being shown a red card!
    • Tumble Tots (ages crawling-5). With Tumble Tots, Britain’s top provider of active physical play for young children, they offer you the chance to enjoy the Tumble Tots experience free on holiday. There are 4 groups catering for specific age ranges, ensuring all children are taking part in activities suitable to their age group, including Gymbabes sessions for babies from 6 months. All sessions use brightly coloured equipment designed to develop skills in balance, agility, climbing and co-ordination, and include fun rhymes and action songs which ensures everyone is taking part in all the fun!

    We have had children attend many years of Leo’s, 7+ Funstation and Energy and can say that they have been brilliant and the children have seen it as one of the most important part of their holiday…. in fact keeping them out of the clubs so we could actually see them turned out to be the real challenge!

    The clubs generally run morning and afternoon for 2-3 hours.  You simply arrive before the beginning of the club to sign your child in and then leave it all to the courier…. within minutes your children are playing and having fun.  And, for you, its a few hours to chill out, relax, unwind etc… you have to stay on the park but a few hours freedom to do your own thing means that you to can enjoy your holiday.  The value of this free time is not to be underestimated and for both children and parents some time apart makes the time together even more fun.

    Clubs are also organised by other Euro holiday park operators including Canvas Holidays and Siblu.

    Canvas Holidays runs FamilyExtra, an exclusive family activity programme as well as:

    • Hoopi’s (ages 4-11). Hoopi’s children’s club is available on selected campsites for children aged between 4 and 11. Hoopi Club meets 6 days a week at Hoopi’s own tent – once in the morning and again in the afternoon. Club activities are designed to suit both younger and older children, ranging from sports and games for the boisterous to more sedate activities for when all their energy is used up.
    • Activities for 12-18 years. FamilyExtra offers a great place for teenagers to hang out and try something new. Our FamilyExtra staff organise a weekly programme of sporting and social events for teenagers aged between 12 and 18. They can take part in exciting pool based activities such as canoeing and snorkelling, and even learn to walk on water without getting wet with WaterWalkerz. Back on dry land, teenagers can try out action-packed sessions like Circus Skills, Disc Golf, Movie Maker and Aeroball.

    Siblu offers four clubs, ranging from 1 year olds up to 14 year olds.  These clubs are great for providing the space for children to meet up, do some fun activities and make some new friends of varying different nationalities.

    Click on the links below for more information about the different children’s clubs.

    • 1-4 year olds (bubbles). If you’re 1-4 years old Bubbles is the place for you. With non-stop play and fun, Bubbles the baby whale knows you’ll just love it. Enjoy toys, games, waterplay and sandpits, all with new friends.
    • 5-9 year olds (pirate club). Ooh ar me hearties! Leave your parents at home and come and join the fun with Max, Patch and Lili from Crystal Island. From art attacks and treasure hunts to water fights and sports competitions, the fun never stops! But don’t forget that Pirate Pong might be just around the corner.. Are you ready for the adventure to begin?
    • 5-12 years olds (club max). Live life to the max at our siblu selection parcs with Max the Mouse’s very own club. Maximum fun guaranteed, from art attacks and treasure hunts to water fights and sports competitions. So what are you waiting for.. let the adventures begin!
    • 10-14 year olds (barracudas). Calling all teens! Chill out, relax and get ready to take a bite of the action. Meet new mates and then join them for team tasks, sports, competitions and more, or be a star yourself at a Barracudas talent show.

    So where do you find kids clubs?

    Family holidays in France with Kids Clubs and/or toddler friendly: Alps, Brittany, Burgundy, Cote d’Azur, Dordogne, Gascony, Jura, Languedoc, Loire Valley, Normandy, Paris, Picardy, Riviera, Rouissillon, Royan, Vendee

    Family holidays in Spain with Kids Clubs and/or toddler friendly: Costa Brava, Costa del Sol, Costa Dorada, Costa Verde

    Family holidays in Italy with Kids Clubs and/or toddler friendly: Adriatic Coast, Corsica, Italian Lakes, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany

  • Big savings and late availability at Eurocamp

    Date: 2010.07.31 | Category: France, Holiday Parks, Italy, Spain, Special offers - time limited | Response: 0

    If you are still looking for a last minute summer break or somewhere to go with the kids for the summer holidays you can find some great savings and late availability with Eurocamp.  Whether you are looking to France, Spain, Italy or a host of other European countries you will find some great last minute deals.  Find out more>

    For an even wider choice with more holiday operators take a look at some of our holiday listings where you will find holiday parks, villas, chalets, cottages and other self catering accommodation.

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