Sunêlia Vacances has 5 New Parks and New accommodation for summer
Sunêlia Vacances (www.sunelia.com/en), Europe’s premier holiday parks company, has 5 new destinations for Brits to enjoy this summer: 4 in France and 1 in Spain. The portfolio now presents 29 high-end parks across France, Spain, Italy and Holland.
Sunêlia l’Orangerie de Lanniron in Quimper, Finistère, provides relaxing Breton breaks in 111 acres beside the river Odet, 15km from the sea and in walking distance of all the attractions of the picturesque town centre. The 5-star park’s extensive facilities include a huge heated water park, 9-hole golf course, gourmet dining, multi-sports ground, tennis court and wellness zone. Kids will love the mini farm and tree-top adventure course, and may join a free kids’ club in July and August (4-13 years). Discover the charm of the region with excursions to Brittany’s sandy south coast beaches and boat trips to Belle-île and myriad islands in the Gulf of Morbihan. Open year round: 3-bedroom self-catered accommodation available from £428 (€510) for 7 nights arriving 29 May.
Sunêlia l’Aiguille Creuse at Les Loges is adjacent to Normandy’s most dramatic coastal scenery – the white cliffs of Etretat – and a great base for exploring the region. Entertain the kids with unusual accommodation in one of the 4-berth Bathôs (fixed sailing boats). Facilities include a heated pool (retractable roof), terrace dining, a cocktail bar and in July and August a free kids’ club (6-12 yrs) each morning. This boutique 4-star 7-acre park is easily accessed from the UK via Caen. Enjoy coastal walks and explore nearby towns and villages including artists’ Honfleur, fashionable Deauville and Fécamp, home of Benedictine. Open to mid-September: 3-bedroom self-catered accommodation available from £506 (€602) for 7 nights arriving 29 May; Bathôs available from £588 (€700) for the same dates.
Sunêlia Domaine de la Michelière, at Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie in the Vendée, is a delightful 24-acre, 4-star park. Facilities include a thrilling water complex with fun features, indoor and outdoor pools, a multi-function sports area and evening entertainment. In July and August a daily kids’ club (4 years and over) and a cool snack bar are also open. Set on the edge of a picturesque deer park, minutes from the sandy Atlantic beaches and only 5km from the charming little port of Saint Gilles, it is also close to popular attractions such as Les Sables d’Olonne, the island of Noirmoutier and the world-class Puy du Foy theme park. Open to late September: 2-bedroom self-catered accommodation available from £235 (€280) for 7 nights arriving 30 May.
Sunêlia l’Argentière, at Cogolin on the French Riviera, is an inviting 4-star park set in 12 wooded acres between the Gulf of St Tropez and the vineyards of Var. The beach at Grimaud is 6km away, with St Tropez itself also nearby for sightseeing, shopping and yacht spotting. A fine pool complex, brasserie, sports facilities and a kids’ club are among the on-site facilities, and extensive watersports are available on the beach. In the other direction, head up into the foothills of the Maures massif for hiking and biking, away from the busy coastal scene. Open to mid September: 2-bedroom self-catered accommodation available from £495 (€590) for the week arriving 29 May.
Sunêlia Illa Mateua, at L’Escala, on Spain’s Costa Brava is a charming 4-star park on the delightful Gulf of Roses, with stunning views of the Mediterranean. Pretty trails lead to the sandy Montgó beach. The area lends itself to outdoor fun from scuba diving to hiking or mountain biking, while on-site facilities include a panoramic water park, a Catalan restaurant, evening entertainment, supermarket and kids’ club (4-16 years, July and August). It is open to mid October: 2-bedroom self-catered accommodation available from £353 (€420) for 7 nights arriving 29 May.
Reinvestment, improvement and modernisation programmes are ongoing and 2022 sees the launch of luxury houseboat accommodation near Sunelia Logis D’Orres in the Alps, perfect for an idyllic slow holiday. Sand barges converted to luxury standard are permanently anchored on Serre Ponçon lake near the Paillote du Lac beach restaurant. Guests are treated to a fresh breakfast basket delivered by boat – see here. On the Ile de Ré, 5-star Sunêlia Interlude has introduced La Villa at Interlude, a fabulous property for 10 priced from £294 (€350) per night in May or September and from £584 (€695) per night in July or August. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a huge terrace, private garden and access to all the extensive facilities of this ever-popular park (dogs welcome).
Accommodation is filling fast, but there is still availability for half term and the summer. For travellers not restricted to school holidays, there is plenty of room and excellent value for money is guaranteed. Prices vary according to season and location – To book visit www.sunelia.com/en – price examples, based on a family of 4 sharing a 2-bedroom/1 bathroom cottage for a week on a self-catered basis, include:
Sunêlia Berrua, Basque Country near Biarritz from £228 (€271) – low season (May)
Sunêlia le Clos du Rhône in the Camargue from £553 (€658) – low season (May)
Sunêlia La Point du Médoc on the Gironde from £764 (€910) – high season (August)
Sunêlia Holiday Green at Fréjus, French Riviera from £1551 (€1848) – high season (August)