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Water sports holidays in Europe

Water sports are an exciting addition to any active holiday and with Canvas you can enjoy your favourite water activities in beautiful surroundings throughout Europe.

Our luxurious Maxi Tents and mobile homes are perfect for relaxing after a long day on the water. And when you bring your own car, there’s plenty of room for wet-suits or even scuba-diving equipment – although don’t forget to tell us if you’re travelling with bikes or a roof-rack.

Multi-centre holidays are easy to book with Canvas, so you could combine windsurfing on Lake Garda, with surfing the Atlantic waves in France or diving in the beautiful surroundings of Spain’s magnificent Bahia de Rosas.

So start planning your water sports holidays now. Here are just a few great sites to get you started – or call our friendly and knowledgeable team on 0345 268 0827 for even more ideas.

Lake Garda

Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake, and the steady breezes out on the water are ideal for sailing and water sports, including windsurfing, kite surfing and paddle-boarding. Scuba diving and paragliding are also well catered for. Canvas has nine campsites dotted around Lake Garda so you really are spoilt for choice on which part of the lake to explore. 

Camping Lanterna, Porec, Croatia

A really busy and active site beside a long pebble beach. You’ll find it hard to choose between the fantastic pool complex and taking to the open water to enjoy windsurfing, sailing or water skiing in the magnificent bay.

Domaine de Chalain, Lac de Chalain, Jura, France

Perfectly situated at the eastern end of the beautiful Lac de Chalain, this campsite offers direct access to the lake where you can hire pedaloes and canoes. It’s also just a short drive from the resort of Clairvaux-les-Lacs with its scenic Grand Lac, and the huge range of water sports activities at the Lac de Vouglans.

Camping le Vieux Port, Messanges, South West France

This site has direct access to the seemingly endless sandy beaches in one of France’s top surfing locations (lessons are available in high summer). For gentler waves choose the pool complex or head off to one of the many local lakes, where boat hire is also available.

Residence Village, Venice, Italy

Close to both Venice and Lido di Jesolo this is a lovely small site with great watersports facilities and a gently shelving private beach.  

Camping Nautic Almata, Rosas, Spain

Located in a nature reserve and right on the beach, Camping Nautic Almata couldn’t have a better location for learning and enjoying water sports, including surfboarding, surfsailing and dinghy sailing. In high season there’s also a diving school. 

To plan and book perfect water sports holidays take a look at our interactive site finder, or call our knowledgeable and friendly team on 0345 268 0827.

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