Eurocamp is a big name for European holidays with hundreds of resorts and campsites. The company has just launched its Ultimate Plus Holiday Homes for customers who want holiday park features alongside more luxurious accommodation.
You get a bigger living space, air conditioning, extras in the kitchen including a Nespresso machine, two showers and a bigger bed. Outdoors, you get an extra large decking area with an outdoor sofa, egg chair and barbecue.
At the time of writing, the Ultimate Plus Holiday Homes are available at 13 of Eurocamp's resorts around Europe, including some in France, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy.
Here's how the 13 resorts rate with customers, along with our summary of five of the best.
How do Eurocamp's resorts with Ultimate Plus Holiday Homes rate with customers?
We started by adding together three review scores for each holiday park, including Google Reviews, TripAdvisor and Feefo (the one that shows on Eurocamp's own website). We then turned the score into a percentage and ranked them from highest to lowest score.
You'll notice that a few of them only have a couple of scores because we couldn't find ratings. For this reason, I wouldn't obsess over a couple of percentage points:
So, it's fair to say that all of the Eurocamp resorts with Ultimate Plus accommodation are getting pretty good review scores. However, there's a notable range so we will focus on the five highest scorers.
1. Eurocamp Domaine de Massereau in Southern France - 91% from customers
Our top scorer (by a whisker) is Domaine de Massereau, which is one of Eurocamp's smaller holiday parks. It's in a really lovely leafy setting in the South of France with vineyards nearby. The range of activities isn't as massive as some Eurocamp's in France but there's plenty to keep you busy.
It's got three outdoor swimming pools, including one that is covered. There's also a jacuzzi and three waterslides. Besides swimming, they've got minigolf, pony rides, a playground, bike hire, trampolines, tennis and a sports court with football and basketball. The resort also works with a local company to put on canoeing trips at a nearby river.
Domaine de Massereau has a restaurant with outdoor dining as well as a couple of takeaways. There are kids' clubs at the resorts, although they aren't run by Eurocamp themselves (this is quite a common arrangement).
If you want to drive to Domaine de Massereau it will take you about 10 hours from Calais. Folkestone connects to Calais via the 40 minute Eurotunnel/Le Shuttle. Otherwise, you can fly to the airports at Montpellier or Nimes in just under two hours.
Price: for our price comparison, we looked for a week's holiday in August 2024 for a family of up to eight people. The Ultimate Plus was only available towards the end of the month and cost £1586. It sleeps up to eight people, so if you fill it up then it's a great price per person (£28 per person, per night).
2. Le Pin Parasol in Western France - 90% from customers
Second place goes to Le Pin Parasol, near to France's west coast. It's a bit easier to reach by car than Domaine de Massereau - you'll need to drive for about 6 1/2 hours from Calais, or you can get a ferry from Portsmouth or Plymouth to St Malo and then drive for three hours.
It's a much larger resort than Domaine de Massereau with twice as many accommodation units and pitches. The swimming pools are modern and impressive, with a hybrid indoor/outdoor pool as well as a shallower outdoor pool for younger ones. There are also four waterslides. The beach is about 20 minutes' away by car.
Le Pin Parasol has its own kids' club as well as various entertainments such as bingo and karaoke (not obligatory thankfully....).
The range of sports and activities is better than Domaine de Massereau. There are four playgrounds (rather than one) and there are also things like skateboarding, minigolf, tennis, a gym, boules, volleyball as well as canoeing and pedalos during peak season.
Price: £3004 for a week in an Ultimate Plus for a family of up to eight people in August 2024.
3. Le Port de Plaisance in Brittany, France - 89% from customers
Le Port de Plaisance is a popular Eurocamp resort in Brittany that offers their plushest grade of accommodation.
It is slightly further west than Le Pin Parasol, so it's a drive of 7 hours 30 minutes from Calais. Alternatively, it's a ferry to St Malo and a three hour drive.
In terms of scale, it sits somewhere between Le Pin Parasol and Domaine de Massereau. The choice of swimming pools is really good, with a large indoor pool with slides as well as smaller outdoor pools. There are kids' clubs for the over fives and various bits of evening entertainment for grown-ups.
Other outdoorsy stuff includes an adventure playground, table tennis and boules. I would say that the range of sporty things is a little less than that at Le Pin Parasol. However, the swimming pool complex at Le Port de Plaisance is particularly good so that makes up for it.
Price: £1985 for a week in an Ultimate Plus holiday home in August 2024 for up to eight people.
4. TerSpegelt in the Netherlands - 87% from customers
TerSpegelt is a good choice if you like action-packed holidays on a large scale.
It's a whopping great Eurocamp holiday resort in an inland spot in the Netherlands, not far from the border with Belgium. It sit alongside a lake with its own 'beach' where you can try out various watersports such as paddleboarding without worrying about being carried out to sea.
The indoor swimming pools are part of a complex with slides and other features whilst the range of sports on offer is pretty good. Guests can choose from options including minigolf, fishing, cycling, tennis, football and rowing boats.
Getting to TerSpegelt is actually quite a lot quicker than the French Eurocamps in our top five. It should take you a little under four hours to drive from Calais.
Price: £1921 for a week in an Ultimate Plus Holiday Home in early August 2024. As with the other Ultimate Plus accommodation, there is enough space for up to eight people.
5. Del Garda Village and Camping in Italy - 86% from customers
Our final pick - based on customer reviews - is Del Garda Village and Camping in Italy. You can find it in Northern Italy, close to Lake Garda.
It's a mid-sized Eurocamp holiday resort with a similar number of pitches and holiday homes as Le Port de Plaisance in France.
Driving from the UK is a colossal effort so flying may be more appealing. You can expect the drive to take about 12 hours, so you may well want to split the journey with a night in Eastern France or Switzerland. Alternatively, you can fly from the UK to Verona airport in about two hours. The resort is only 25 minutes' away by car once you reach the airport.
As with the other Eurocamp resorts on this list, there are kids' clubs. In this case, they are available for 4-12 year olds. They also have discos for children and other entertainment including a gaming room, two playgrounds, bike hire, fishing, tennis, football and volleyball.
Price: we couldn't find availability for the new Ultimate Plus grade of accommodation, but we did find some Premium holiday homes that sleep eight people and cost £2571 for a week in August 2024.
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