Summer is the ultimate time to be a teenager. Schools out, exams are done and there’s nothing better than chilling out with new friends, swimming, and sampling a fantastic choice of sports and activities.
Whether your teens want to unwind on the beach, relax with a good book or get active at FamilyExtra sessions, we’ve put together our list of the top ten campsites for holidays with teenagers.
Summer is a great time for resting your brain after all that hard work at school. Go ahead; sleep in if you want. Listen to your favourite music or lie in the sun with a good book. Most Canvas Holidays campsites have fantastic swimming pool complexes and sun terraces – ideal for those lazy sunny days.
This is a lovely campsite with an amazing beach right on the doorstep. The pool complex is great too, with two full-sized pools surrounded by a sun terrace, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. To top it all off, get a cooling drink or ice-cream from the bar – there are superb views of the coast.
If you want to learn a new sport or experience something totally different, then our FamilyExtra campsites are the perfect choice. With activity sessions tailored for 12-18 year olds, teenagers can hang out with friends their own age, with the freedom to relax and join in activities they enjoy.
Not really your scene? Then why not turn your hand to a spot of tennis, golf, cycling, horse riding or volleyball?
Parents will enjoy the 18-hole golf course which winds its way through the woods, while you have fun with your friends at the fabulous pool complex. There are three pools and a superb water park, as well as a covered lagoon-style pool and wave pool. There really is something for everyone here; tennis, horse riding, bicycle hire, canoeing, pedalo hire, plus an extensive entertainment programme and disco.
This campsite has an amazing pool complex, with its own palm fringed desert island and waterslides. You get a Canvas Club Pass when you arrive, which gives you free access to a ‘Club La Sirène’ activities, including tennis, mini-golf and scuba diving. Why not try out some water sports at the many facilities along this beautiful coast?
Step out of your normal environment and immerse yourself into a new culture, sampling new food, sights, shops and history. Canvas Holidays have many campsites near areas of cultural interest, as well as being ideally placed to visit some of Europe’s most vibrant cities.
Tamarit Park is located right on a stretch of golden sandy beach, with magnificent views of Tamarit Castle. There’s a train station located close to the campsite, meaning it’s really easy to explore the local area. Barcelona is a vibrant city and well worth a day trip to soak up the culture.
This is a large and lively campsite, ideally located for visiting Venice. The campsite has everything you need, including a fabulous swimming pool and plenty of activities. Most teenagers find the glorious sandy beach is the real draw – there is direct access from site.
Flex your freedom
A Canvas Holiday is a great chance to get to know teens from different nations, hit the beach and enjoy some new found independence. Many campsites have a variety of entertainment on offer – dance the night away at a disco or enjoy live music beneath the stars.
Set in a stunning position in the Arno Valley, just half an hour south of Florence. You’ll have hours of fun at the two pool complexes, complete with waterslide, plus there’s an excellent animations programme with regular teenage discos.
Activities are a must but relaxing as a family is equally important. There is something about camping and being outdoors that brings a family together, be it playing badminton and Frisbee, sizzling sausages with dad or challenging everyone to a game of Monopoly.
Laze on the sandy lakeside beach, or canoe, sail, windsurf or take a pedalo out on the water. The site is part of the FamilyExtra programme, so take time out and enjoy some activities together. Off site, head off on foot or by bike and explore the magnificent countryside.
Let off steam and splash yourself silly at a theme park. There’s a mindboggling mix of thrill and family rides, water parks and entertainment guaranteed to keep you amused all day. Canvas Holidays offer a variety of campsites within easy reach of some of the best theme parks in Europe.
At the centre of site there are two lakes for fishing and water sports, plus a swimming lake with sandy beach and beach bar. A sunny terrace overlooks the pool complex – with a superb heated indoor pool with waterslides and a lagoon-style outdoor pool. The new additions of 10-pin bowling and laser quest are sure to be a hit with teenagers, plus it is also only an hour to Paris and Disneyland® Paris.