10 Great Family Campsites to Make a Splash At

January 17, 2020

Tent or motorhome, glamping pods or tree house, Italy’s charm or France’s glitz, the family campsites in Europe are something straight out of a fairytale. However, without a water park, your holiday might not have the flavour of fun and adventure for your kids. Water parks and water activities on the campsites are like the icing on the cake, especially when you have kids with you.

With ravishing locations, fabulous restaurants, thrilling waterparks, plentiful activities, and excellent facilities, here we have listed 10 fantastic family campsites in Europe.


La Croix du Vieux Pont, France

La Croix du Vieux Pont Covered Pool

The covered swimming pool at La Croix du Vieux Pont

Perched in the heart of the Aisne Valley, the campsite has rustic French buildings yet modern amenities to help you unwind in style.

Unravel the charms of Aisne Valley by ascending the sunny terrace that overlooks the four pools, out of which one has the retractable roof and the other is an outdoor pool.

Make the most of the moment with fishing in the lake, jumping with kids on trampolines, competing with your bigger children in bowling and dine and laugh at those well-run restaurants.

There are other sports and activities like canoeing, tennis, and karting, upgrade the experience. Catering to all ages, the sight is in easy reach to Disneyland Paris. You can extend the trip to sightseeing in Paris.

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Villagio San Francesco, Italy

San Francesco Waterslide

Which waterslide will you choose?

55 km from Venice, hemmed in by lush vegetation, this seaside camping resort on the Adriatic is between the beach and the pine trees.

Having several beautiful areas to stay, this 5-star destination has swimming pools, restaurants, a tennis court, fitness centre, entertainment and services for a hassle-free holiday.

Sail in the water, play volleyball by the beach, or go aqua biking. Let your hair down at live concerts, shows, and theme parties. It is all about making memories and going back home with a big smile.

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Beekse Bergen, Netherlands

Full of experiences and thrill that give goosebumps, the Beekse Bergen has award-winning activities. Connecting you to nature, the adventure-filled environment has impressive safaris; meet the unique animals by boat safari, or learn interesting facts on the bus safari, or whizz through the whole area in the car, or simply hike in your boots.

You can spend the whole day to swim and rejuvenate in the water park. Burst your stress at heated indoor Jungle Pool, or immerse in nature at Lake Victoria.

Have a great family time in the water as you throw the frisbee and splash joy. The value-added packages will help you stay at night in comfort and enjoy free safari rides too.

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Campsite Les Méditerranées, France

Camping Charlemagne water slides

Camping Charlemagne water slides

With three campsites (Nouvelle Floride, Beach Garden, and Charlemagne), out of which two are sitting opposite to each other, chilling out at Les Méditerranées is inevitable.

All divided by the coastal road, this Mediterranean seaside campsite is irresistibly attractive.

While the Nouvelle Floride is just across the beach, the Charlemagne is a 200m walk away. The large water paradise is brimming with enthralling options like swimming pools, slides, rides, heated pools and more.

The sites even have the spa for a bubble bath, water jet, and whirlpool. The evening becomes unforgettable with concerts and shows.

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Camping Manor Farm, Switzerland

Let your family have the most relaxed camping in this picturesque location. The verdant countryside, immaculate surroundings, and incredible Alpine panoramas make it a wonderful stay here.

With the lakeside setting and private beach, the fun doubles as a bunch of people can indulge in water sports, fishing, or swimming. Stroll or cycle around to ogle at the kind and magnificent nature. To have the bird-eye view, climb skywards and do cable car rides. You can also take a trip to the lively Interlaken Resort and soak in the rich scenery and mountainous views.

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Freshwater Beach Holiday Park, UK

Bodyboarding at Freshwater Beach

The perfect entertainment destination in Devon with the private beach, this campsite knows how to keep every member of the family engaged. The unique slides, swimming pool, island, a sauna and steam room, gym and a bar, the Jurassic Fun Centre helps you to express satisfaction and glee. Share laughter and delight as your imagination runs wild in the family-friendly caravan park. Jump between the sand and the sea, spend a terrific holiday and admire the natural reserve.

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Bella Italia, Italy

Bella Italia Water Slides

Waterslides at Bella Italia

Three restaurants, five swimming pools, archery, football, tennis, and a huge trampoline, the Bella Italia is one of the vast campsites with a water park in Europe. The themed water parks, Movie Land and Gardaland, make it a dream staycation. An idyllic location in front of the lake, the holiday is spent in complete freedom and relaxation. Wifi, washing machines, mini club, shows, playgrounds, handmade icecream are few add ons.

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Cambrils Park, Spain

Featuring first-class facilities, range of games, blood-pumping sports, family crafts, and lively parties, Cambrils Park is a luxury resort. Your jaw would drop observing the fantastic beaches, quaint landscapes, and fantastic beaches. Play tennis with your siblings, let your kids clap joyously after they get their faces painted, do yoga classes, compete in Bingo, groove to music in the pool and join the mini club. Besides beaches and bars, there are accommodations to fit every kind of family, from villas to apartments.

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Le Pommier, France

Home to the largest residential water park in France, Le Pommier has three huge pools for the family to bask in the summer sun and revel in the water sports.

Glide in the water overlooking the hilly terrain, kick your adrenaline with ziplining, canoeing, caving or canyoning and spend time in the exciting outdoor activities.

From a life-size replica of pirate Galleon sprouting 300 litres of water to the mini slides, the Aqua’Ardèche is the ultimate water paradise. Slides like Anaconda, the Hillracer, and the Vipe are few centrepieces of the park.

There are clubs where younger kids to teens can go on a spree of merrymaking. Food trucks, bakeries, and restaurants are laid out for the best gastronomical journey. Besides that, daily shopping is directly accessible.

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La Sirène, France

Waterslides at La Sirene

Tucked away at 1 km from the beach, the combo park of La Sirène and L’Hippocampe is action-packed.

Flanked by palm trees and more facilities, the La Sirène draws more tourists. The two covered pools, waterslides, playing rooms, pubs, disco, concerts, musicals, game nights, karaoke and lot more to keep everyone in the family love what they do. To refill the appetite, gather in the spectacular array of restaurants where you savour everything from salad and tuna to ice cream.

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