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Last minute family beach breaks

28th June 2010 Print

Families with young children who are looking for a last minute European beach break before the summer holiday rush, can still find some great deals with European holiday village specialist Sunparks.

The company has holiday villages along the sandy coastlines of Belgium, Holland and Germany and has weekend, midweek and weeklong breaks available from the 2nd July 2010 for as little as €299 per apartment for a three night stay.

Unless otherwise stated, all of the below deals include accommodation in a villa which boasts two bedrooms, one bathroom, a large kitchen/living area and a terrace with picnic table. For more information or for bookings, visit:

Weekend: €299 (previously €369) from the 2nd – 5th July 2010 in a standard villa
Sunparks De Haan aan zee is located just 30km (approximately 15 minutes drive) from the centre of Bruges and acts as a great base from which to explore the historic city, as well as the picturesque Belgian coastline. The property is also close to the beach at Ostend and several cycling trails on the West Flemish hinterland. On site, there is plenty for families to enjoy, including heated indoor and outdoor pools, an eighteen-hole mini golf course and an indoor children’s activity area.

Weekend €439 (previously €459) from the 2nd – 5th July 2010 in a select villa
A forty-minute drive from Amsterdam, Sunparks Zandvoort aan zee is ideally located close to the vibrant capital but in a peaceful setting on the Dutch coast. Holidays can be spent cycling the local trails or relaxing in the village’s very own ‘Aquacinema.’ Children are well looked after with tennis and mini golf facilities, as well as an Aquafun water park on-site. The local beach at Zandvoort is also great for a family stroll.

Midweek: €469 (previously €549) from the 5th – 9th July 2010 in a select villa
Sunparks Oostduinkerke aan zee is a great choice for a fun and educational family break. Visit the beach at Oostduinkereke aan zee, the only place in the world where you can still regularly see shrimpers on horseback, or trace the events of the First World War by visiting the nearby Flanders Fields, Ypres, Passendale and Diksmuide. Sunparks Oostduinkerke aan zee also has plenty of onsite facilities to keep families entertained including an indoor Kids World play area and an ‘Aquafun’ indoor swimming complex. You can also hire bikes onsite to cycle or hike the local trails.

Weeklong: €659 (previously €819) from the 2nd – 9th July 2010 in a hotel room
On the beautiful north coast of Germany and just a couple of miles from Bremen, Sunparks Nordseekuste offers the perfect getaway for families with child-friendly beaches and cycling activities. Enjoy Friesen Beach, go hiking or cycling across the Wadden Sea mudflats, and explore the network of bike paths that extend over 250km from Sunparks Nordseekuste. The holiday village offers plenty of indoor activities including an 'Aquafun' swimming complex, tennis, archery and bowling.