Center Parcs is often the first place that springs to mind when planning a family holiday. They have excellent facilities, beautiful accommodations and are set in the most richly-wooded regions of the UK. However, they can be expensive. Since many of our guests are looking for a similar experience at a lower price, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 holiday parks that are like Center Parcs. They all have spa centres, subtropical swimming pools and comfortable accommodations. What’s more, they are all significantly cheaper. These center parcs alternatives are not only nice destinations for kids, but also adults. Enjoy some quality time together surrounded by nature.
1. Beerze Bulten
This award winning holiday park is on the Vecht river in the Netherlands, surrounded by juniper fields, sand dunes and forests. Much like Center Parcs, Beerze Bulten has a huge subtropical swimming paradise complete with an Adventure Island. Besides the indoor and outdoor swimming pools, the park has a variety of sports and wellness facilities, including sauna, hot tub and beauty salon. Treat yourself!
2. Marveld Recreatie
Marveld Recreatie is situated near the ancient town of Groenlo in the Netherlands, close to the German border. This key characteristics of this park are luxury, nature and child-friendly facilities! Besides the subtropical swimming pool and luxury spa centre, the park offers mountain bike or canoe rental, an entertainment programme during the school holidays and tennis courts. This makes Marveld Recreatie the perfect holiday park for children and adults.
3. Ostsee Resort Damp
At the tip of Germany, Ostsee Resort Damp is characterised by space, peace and family fun. Right next to the Baltic sea and in between the towns of Kiel and Flensburg, the park offers plenty of spa and wellness facilities, including massage treatments, and an entertainment programme for children of all ages. The swimming pool is filled entirely with sea water and the setting is idyllic. This park is ideal for water sports enthusiasts. The holiday park offers sport activities for adults like water skiing and wakeboarding.
4. Landal Wirfttal
Landal GreenParks are excellent alternatives to Center Parcs. They offer family holiday villages with fantastic facilities across Europe. Landal Wirftall is located in the stunning Eifel region of Germany and is an excellent base for exploring the surrounding countryside. The park itself has state-of-the-art spa facilities as well as a subtropical swimming pool and a wonderful entertainment programme for children. For more Landal GreenParks check our blog about the top 6 landal holiday parks in holland.
5. Roompot Kustpark Texel
Roompot is another park group which offer great holiday alternatives to Center Parcs. One of the reasons we’ve chosen this particular park is because of it’s amazing location: on the Dutch Wadden Islands of Texel. Close to the seaside resort De Koog and the nature reserve De Slufter, Kustpark Texel offers everything you’d want from a family holiday in terms of facilities and surroundings. Relax in the Turkish steam bath after a day exploring the traditional Frisian Islands and enjoy a traditional Dutch meal at the local pub.
6. Van der Valk Resort Linstow
Van der Valk Resort Linstow is really a cheaper version of Center Parcs set in the stunning German Lake District. With plenty of beauty and spa facilities, a subtropical swimming paradise and stunning thatched roof cottages, you couldn’t really ask for more. Every wednesday the infant swimming takes place in the adventure pool. The whole family will have an unforgettable time at this holiday park.
7. Roompot Beach Resort
Directly at the coast, this Roompot holiday resort is guaranteed to give you that holiday feeling this summer. Roompot do child-friendly like no other, with a huge tropical swimming paradise, multiple playgrounds, trampoline, entertainment programmes and amusement hall and much more. That is why Roompot Beach Resort is one of our center parcs alternatives for children and adults. This holiday park is also the ideal choice to go on holiday with a baby.
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If you’re looking for a holiday park like Center Parcs, have a look at our range of holiday parks in Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Austria and more to find the perfect stay for you and your family.