Overseas summer holidays under £500 per family with Pitchup.com
Jul. 8 2014 Publicat per Samantha Marsh
-Seven-night summer holidays from just £176 per family-
-Almeria, Benidorm, Venice -
School’s out for summer!To celebrate, take the kids away to popular beach destinations from just £176 per family with outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com. Enjoy a peaceful retreat in Almeria, have a fun-filled family holiday in buzzing Benidorm, or head to a luxury beachside campsite in Venezia.
Camping La Garrofa – Almeria, Spain from £175.63 per family
Almeria, Andalucia: Pitchup.com has availability on its mixed motorhome pitches (optional electric) at Camping La Garrofa this summer with prices starting from £175.63 for a seven-night stay based on two adults and two children sharing. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Situated right on the beach of La Garrofa near the city of Almeria, this peaceful site offers a slice of Spanish paradise. Shaded by a centenarian eucalyptus grove, the campsite offers spacious pitches supplied with optional electric. The beautiful city of Almeria, in the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, is just 4km away. On site guests can find a tasty restaurant, a play area, a food shop and Wi-Fi. As the sunniest Spanish city, boasting 3,000 hours of sun a year, guests at this Almerian campsite will have plenty of time to enjoy the sun at the sandy beach right on the doorstep.
On site, guests will find three modern, newly-refreshed toilet blocks and hot showers. Awning and gazebo included.
Camping Villasol – Benidorm, Spain from £230.13 per family
Benidorm, Alicante: Pitchup.com has availability on its hardstanding pitches (with optional electric) at Camping Villasol this summer with prices starting from £230.13 for a seven-night stay based on two adults and two children sharing. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Boasting fantastic views of Benidorm, this family-friendly campsite is just 1.3km from the famous Levante beach and offers excellent facilities and everything needed for a memorable family holiday. Splash about at the aqua park which includes a large swimming pool and a paddling pool for little ones. There’s also a playground for children to enjoy while parents join in the aqua gym classes. The swimming pool is surrounded by wonderful tropical gardens where guests can find a chiringuito bar - the perfect place for a cocktail. The restaurant, and especially its terrace, is the perfect place to enjoy a good meal and the fabulous views over the city.
On site, guests will also find a multisport area with a basketball court and a pétanque court. The mini-market is well stocked with a variety of groceries and essential products. The pitches cater for tents, tourers and motorhomes and include an awning and a gazebo.
Europa Camping Village – Venezia, Italy from £430.14 per family
Cavallino, Venezia: Pitchup.com has availability on its electric grass pitches at Europa Camping Village this summer with prices starting from £430.14 for a seven-night stay based on four people sharing. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Europa Camping Village is a luxury campsite right on the beach. Just a stone’s throw from the magnificent city of Venice, the campsite includes a large aqua park and a wellness centre, and is close to Lido di Jesolo, famous for its nightlife, bars and restaurants. The campsite has direct access to a fine golden sandy beach where guests are able to rent a pedalo or kayak. The on-site aqua park includes four swimming pools, water games and a Jacuzzi corner. The wellness centre is the perfect place to relax – offering a wide range of treatments and facilities. Over the summer season, the entertainment team organise plenty of activities and entertainment nights.
Other amenities include toilet and shower blocks and laundry facilities. All guests receive a camping bracelet that can be topped up and used in the camping shops, restaurants and bar. The bracelet also acts as a tracker so that parents always know where their kids are. Pitches are shaded and equipped with TV-SAT aerial.
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