Who are Al Fresco Holidays?
With 74 carefully chosen parks in destinations across France, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Holland and Austria, Al Fresco Holidays offer quality self-catering mobile home holidays at some of the loveliest campsites in Europe. With inspiring locations and beautiful surroundings, Al Fresco Holidays campsites help to make every day of your family holiday special.
Al Fresco Holidays parks are located in a wide range of locations, with campsites in rural, town and beach locations. Are your kids water babies, or do you fancy a family holiday trying out different water sports? Then why not book a holiday at Camping Cala Canyelles on Spain’s Costa Brava or Les Prairies De La Mer on the Côte d’Azur in South France. Theme park fanatics will adore Duinrell in Holland, which has its own theme park and water park! Union Lido near Venice in Italy has two enormous water parks with lazy rivers, pools, waterslides and Jacuzzis galore. Or enjoy a stay in the beautiful Tuscan hills at Norcenni Girasole Club, which is only 30km from the stunning Italian city of Florence. Every Al Fresco Holidays site is different, meaning that’s there one to suit any type of family holiday you can imagine.
Why choose Al Fresco Holidays?
Al Fresco Holidays customers want fun, freedom and flexibility from their holidays, with family friendly mobile homes on Europe’s best holiday parks. There are a massive range of mobile homes to choose from sleeping from 6 up to 8, in a variety of styles. Wheelchair users are particularly well catered for, with lots of different models to choose from. All the mobile homes are well equipped with plenty of space for everyone, a fully fitted kitchen, proper beds and a lovely deck to stretch out on.
Each Al Fresco Holidays site is selected for its superb facilities. You’ll find fantastic pool complexes that will keep the kids happy for hours, and many sites have wonderful spa and relaxation facilities for adults to recharge their batteries in. You’ll also find a range of sporting activities and a range of eateries to keep you fed and watered all day. Al Fresco Holidays also offer smaller parks in beautiful locations for families with young children looking for a relaxed base.
Al Fresco holidays have teamed up with Eurocamp to offer kids’ clubs at 13 of their sites, so do check your location offers this if it’s something you’re interested in. You’ll find Al Fresco representatives (or a representative from one of their sister companies) on your site who are there to answer any questions you may have and help make your holiday perfect.
Al Fresco Holidays are perfect for…
- Families who want a comfortable base with good facilities.
- Families who want a smaller, quieter site to relax in.
- Families who want a great choice of sites in lovely surroundings.
- Beach and water loving families, who want to take advantage of the sea and stunning water parks.
- Families who want a campsite that’s close to great places for the kids, such as theme and water parks, museums and activity centres.
When to visit an Al Fresco Holidays campsite
As with most holiday parks, prices are at a premium in the school summer holidays. Mobile homes will set you back between £700 and £1500 for a week. However, Al Fresco holidays do have some great last minute offers on their site and you can get much cheaper deals if you book early. And, if you’re happy to travel out of season, you can get some real bargains with prices starting from around £125.
Al Fresco Holidays most popular campsites
Set on the stunning Costa Dorada coastline of Spain, this campsite has an amazing pool complex, complete with a lagoon beach! There’s a wonderful onsite spa and fitness centre, entertainment for all the family and the site is only 8km from the amazing PortAventura theme park.
Situated in Wassenaar, South Holland, this excellent campsite has its own free to use theme park on site, along with a wonderful water park and tropical indoor pool complex. It’s also ideally situated for a day trip to Amsterdam.
Domaine des Ormes
Situated on the site of a 16th century château and a short drive from St Malo Port, this lively site has plenty to keep everyone occupied including a fantastic pool complex and an 18-hole golf course.
Altomincio Family Park
Set near to the beautiful Lake Garda, this large and attractive park has stunning views at every turn. There’s a large pool complex, complete with the obligatory waterslides and plenty of activities for kids, including a full entertainment programme.
This lively campsite is located next to the bustling resort town of Salou, on Spain’s Costa Dorada. The site is close to a gorgeous sandy beach, but also has a huge range of swimming pools on site to keep the kids happy all day.
There can be few more stunning locations than Bella Austria in Styria, Austria. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and verdant green valleys, the campsite has a pretty swimming pool and a host of outdoor activities right on the doorstep.
Less than 30 minutes from the magic of Disneyland Paris, Paris Est is also under an hour from Paris by public transport. The park is small, with bicycles for hire, a small spa, gym, 2 playground areas and a small bar. But the real appeal of this site is its proximity to both Paris and Disneyland – allowing you to make day trips but still have a comfortable base to return to at night.
What kind of holidays do Al Fresco Holidays offer?
Al Fresco Holidays offer self-catering holidays in 6 European countries, with accommodation in a variety of mobile homes.
Are there any discounts available?
Yes! Please check out our Al Frescos Holidays discount code page for the latest promotions & offers.
What does ‘fully equipped accommodation’ mean?
All Al Fresco Holidays accommodation is self-catering, so your kitchen will have essential utensils and crockery for cooking. You can view an inventory guide on the FAQs section of the Al Fresco website. All accommodation comes with blankets and pillows, but linen packs need to be hired.
Is the Al Fresco Holidays accommodation wheelchair friendly?
The Toscanini mobile homes are suitable for wheelchair users.
Are plug sockets British or European?
There can be a mixture of plug sockets, so we recommend you take some plug adapters. These can be purchases at airports, ports and in some supermarkets and chemists.
What travel documents do I need?
British and Irish citizens are required to have a full (10 year) passport to travel abroad. Application forms are available from the Passport Office, the post office or from the Garda (in Ireland). If you are applying for a passport for the first time, you should do this at least six weeks before your holiday.
A European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) entitles you to reduced-cost medical treatment that becomes necessary while you’re in a European Economic Area (EEA) country or Switzerland. This is not a substitute for travel insurance. Information on the EHIC is available at http://www.ehic.org.uk or from your local Department of Health office. You can apply for an EHIC online or by phone on 0300 3301350.
What are the check-in and checkout times for Al Fresco Holidays campsites?
Check in time is from 4pm – 7pm and check out time is from 9am to 10am. If your rep is off duty, a security guard will be available to check you in.
How do I get to the Al Fresco Holiday campsites?
Many people choose to drive to campsites on the continent, and you can cross the English Channel either by ferry or on the Euro Tunnel train. Al Fresco can make ferry bookings for you, but you will need to call them on 0161 332 8900. Alternatively, you may wish to fly and arrange an airport transfer to your chosen campsite. Al Fresco can help you book your flights, arrange a car to be waiting for you or pre-book a taxi transfer.
I want to take my own car abroad – what preparations do I need to make?
Let your car insurance know that you’re travelling abroad and perform any maintenance checks needed (check tyre tread and pressure, top up oil and water etc.). You will need to buy a headlight adaptor kit to drive on the Continent – these stick over part of your headlight to avoid blinding other drivers when you’re driving on the right. It is compulsory to carry a warning triangle if you are driving in Europe in case of a breakdown or accident. This must be placed 30 metres from the car to warn oncoming traffic. In Spain you also need to place a triangle in front of the car. Hi-vis jackets for all car occupants are legally required in France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Belgium, It is also compulsory to carry a breathalyzer kit in France, and single use kits can be bought at ports.