More glamp than camp: chic outdoor retreats from Pitchup.com for those inspired by Eurovision
May 12 2014 Posted by Samantha Marsh
--From under £11pppn--
--France, Spain, Italy--
Inspired by a weekend of Eurovision Song Contest madness to explore more of the Continent? Then check out these glamorous glamping deals at some of the chicest sites in Europe from outdoor accommodation specialist Pitchup.com. Hand-picked by industry specialists, these deals deliver the best in outdoor experiences across Europe: glamp out in a Majestic tipi on a French island; unwind in a luxury bell tent in Alicante; or experience la dolce vita in Italy. With prices from under £11pppn, these outdoor holiday options are resoundingly ‘douze points’.
Gorgeous glamping experience on a French island, from £27.07pppn
La Guérinière, Vendée: Pitchup.com has availability on its Majestic tipis at Domaine Les Moulins this season with prices starting from £108.27 per night based on four people sharing (£27.07pppn). Two-night minimum stay. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Unwind in the luxury tipis of Domaine Les Moulins. This opulent five-hectare glampsite is located at the heart of the island of Noirmoutier at the edge of one of its most beautiful beaches. Sunbathe at the poolside bar, relax in the spa and hammam, or enjoy one of the indulgent massages and treatments. The free unlimited wifi and perk of room service help make this outdoor retreat that little bit special.
With their beautiful décor and clever use of space, the Majestic tipis offer a deluxe stay with first-class amenities and facilities. The tipis feature a double bedroom on a mezzanine floor and three single futon beds in the spacious living area. There’s also a fully-equipped kitchen including a Nespresso coffee machine and an ensuite bathroom.
Deluxe bell tents in Alicante, from £15.62pppn
Alicante, Spain: Pitchup.com has availability on its Almond tree bell tents at The Olive Garden this season with prices starting from £62.47 per night based on four people sharing (£15.62pppn). Two-night minimum stay. For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
This luxury glamping site in Alicante is the perfect place to escape to, boasting an outdoor pool and plenty of comfortable sun loungers for catching rays. There’s no shortage of things to see and do in the area, with a number of restaurants and bars to discover nearby. The peaceful site also offers a fitness centre and plenty of sporting activities within close proximity including golf, cycling and horse riding.
Guests really are the centre of attention here. Upon arrival, they receive a luxury spa pack with a bottle of locally produced wine and a selection of spa products, and there’s even a breakfast basket delivered straight to glampers’ tents each morning containing breads, jams, cereal, yoghurts and more. The fully-furnished tents feature a comfortable double bed, two single beds (if required), bed linen, pillows, cushions, rugs, fairy lights and plenty more homely touches. Other luxuries include an iPod dock, free wifi and an extra large hammock.
Camp out in bella Italia, from £10.41pppn
Genova, Liguria: Pitchup.com still has availability on its electric mixed pitches at Camping Mare Monti this season with prices starting from £20.82 per night based on two people sharing (£10.41pppn). For further information and to book visit www.pitchup.com.
Set high on a hill, this fantastic site enjoys spectacular sea views and is the perfect base to explore the regional beauties of Cinque Terre, Portofino and Portovenere. On-site facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a convenience store and free wifi. In high season, the site boasts a kids’ club, evening entertainment and a free shuttle bus which runs to the beach (1.5km away). La dolce vita!
The electric pitches include gravel pitches for caravan units and grass units for tents. Units can hold up to ten people; 6-amp electricity included.
For more information, visit www.pitchup.com
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Notes to editors
All prices correct at writing; subject to availability.
Notes to editors
Founded in 2009 by former lastminute.com man, Dan Yates, multi-award winning Pitchup.com is a free guide to all types of outdoor accommodation in the UK, Ireland and selected parts of Europe. The site provides users with asimple platform in which they can search and book an outdoor holiday with total ease. The customer experience from landing on the home page through to booking a holiday can be completed in as little as four pages. The site also goes beyond traditional searches by allowing users to search for accommodation based on more than 80 criteria, such as adults only and campfires allowed, and view nearby events, Good Pub Guide pubs and VisitBritain attractions. It’s also possible to check out bathing water quality in the surrounding area. Users can also search on the offers page to find the best deals available. Pitchup.com features over 5,000 UK-wide camping and caravanning sites/parks with European destinations continually being added into the equation. It enables users to search for all types of parks and sites from the major brands right through to one-off campsites and unique outdoor accommodation options, which may not have previously had a web presence.