Pierre & Vacances Expands its Range of Family-Friendly Destinations and Summer Accommodation

Pierre & Vacances is now offering a wider selection of affordable summer destinations in Europe and beyond including Croatia, Italy and Mauritius in addition to its existing properties in France, Spain, Portugal, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

There are now 11 new residences in Croatia and Mauritius, six new residences in Portugal, five in Italy and one new residence in Spain.

New Pierre & Vacances Croatia
Pierre & Vacances’ accommodation in Croatia stretches along the Istrian coastline and surrounds Zadar on the Dalmatian Coast. With their sea-side locations, the Croatian residences are ideal destinations for family beach holidays but also provide spectacular bases to explore the country’s rich Roman history.

Located 4.5 km from the centre of Biograd Na Moru is Pierre & Vacances’ Premium Residence Crvena Luka. The residence is set against a green backdrop with a private bay and pine forest, offering apartments and villas with stunning views, situated just a few steps from the Adriatic. Here, guests looking to let off some steam will be spoilt for choice with the range of activities available from sailing, diving, water-skiing and surfing in the pristine blue waters, to playing handball, tennis or beach volleyball on dry land. Those desiring a more gentle pace to their holiday can visit the nature reserves that surround the region such as Lake Vrana where holidaymakers can admire the splendid array of waterfowl and other endangered wildlife. Back at the residence, guests can indulge themselves with the well-being facilities on offer including an infinity pool with sea views and a spa with indoor swimming pool. Prices start from £1,254 for a two bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in May.

Festival-goers will be in their element in Croatia this summer with Seasplash FestivalDimensions and Outlook Festival promising an eclectic mix of music acts, DJs, MCs and boat parties, all a matter a minutes from Pierre & Vacances’ Premium residence Park Plaza Verudela in Pula. Prices start from £453 for a one bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in September.

Meanwhile, sports fans can follow their favourite tennis stars to the Croatian Open in Umag where they can watch the thrilling matches and stay at one of Pierre & Vacances’ three residences in the coastal city of Umag. Guests will also enjoy wandering around quaint cobbled streets of Umag’s old town and visiting the pretty little bays along the coastline. Prices start from £256 for a one bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in May.

New Pierre & Vacances Italy
Since Summer 2015, Pierre & Vacances has been expanding its range of accommodation and resort options in Italy. Now holidaymakers can have enriching experiences in many of Italy’s iconic destinations, including TuscanyPugliaSardiniaSicily and around the stunning Lake Garda.

Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence Grande Baia sits on the northeast coast of Sardinia in the Province of Olbia-Tempio. The variety of landscapes of this region, made up of sea, plains, hills and mountains, render it an ideal destination for outdoor activity enthusiasts. The region also features several archaeological sites of great interest with monuments, museums and traces of the pre-Nuragic, Nuragic, Punic, Roman and Medieval civilisations which still remain today. The resort itself proudly offers sublime well-being facilities including a Finnish sauna, bio-sauna, salt steam room, cool pool, relaxation room, training room, several pools for thalassotherapy and underwater massages: plenty of choice for those craving some TLC. Even more relaxing for parents is the availability of free kid's club within the residence for children aged 3 to 12 years that provide daily entertainment including indoor and outdoor sports as well as arts and crafts activities. Prices start from £749 for a two bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in October.

Holidaymakers looking for an action-packed break will have the time of their lives on the island of Elba where adults and children can enjoy the hiking, mountain biking and many other outdoor sports and activities. Thanks to Elba’s rich sea beds, home to so many different species of fish, guests staying at Pierre & Vacances’ Residence Sant'Anna del Volterraio in Elba can also enjoy thrilling diving and snorkelling excursions in the characteristic clear blue waters that surround the island. After a fun-filled day of activity, guests can relax in the thermal baths of San Giovanni or back at the resort. Prices start from £391 for a one bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in May.

New Pierre & Vacances Mauritius
A Pierre & Vacances holiday to Mauritius promises a holiday spent in absolute tropical bliss. Active families and friends can head to 4* Residence Cap Ouest, located along the fine sandy beach in Flic en Flac, where they can go scuba diving in the coral reef, deep sea fishing or set sail on catamaran trips. Plenty of activities on land are also available, such as pony rides, quad biking, canyoning and hikes. Prices start from £1,285 for a two bedroom apartment that sleeps up to four people for a seven night self-catered stay in May.

For the ultimate luxury break, guests can spoil themselves when they upgrade to new 5* Premium residence Anahita The Resort for a holiday spent in a chic, luxury villa with spa and golf course. Pierre et Vacances now has nine Premium Residences in Mauritius, all with luxurious well-being facilities and activities for guests to enjoy. Prices start from £4,845 for a one bedroom villa that sleeps up to two people for a seven night self-catered stay in May.

Premium Residences range from 3-5* accommodation with Wi-Fi included in the price, available in most residences. Reception areas are equipped with board and video games for children’s entertainment while apartments are equipped with baby accessories such as cots and high chairs.

Guests can also opt for Premium Residence ‘A la Carte’ services if they wish to have catered accommodation. Breakfast can be served in a hamper with enough goodies to last guests a week, with fresh pastries and bread delivered every morning. Alternatively, guests can choose to be fully catered and sample regional delicacies thanks to a variety of different menus and pre-book meal delivery straight to their door.

Some of Pierre & Vacances residences offer children's club facilities and a selection of Premium Residences boast Deep Nature well-being centres where guests can spoil themselves with massages and other treatments.

For more information on Pierre & Vacances offers visit: www.pierreetvacances.co.uk or call 0870 0267 145

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Pierre & Vacances – Center Parcs Group

Created in 1967, the Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs Group is the European leader in local tourism. It has built its growth on an original business model of synergies between its two businesses: property development and tourism. Today, with its six complementary tourism brands – Pierre & Vacances and its two Premium and Villages Clubslabels, Maeva, Center Parcs, Sunparks, Adagio and Adagio Access – the Group operates a tourism network of more than 51,000 apartments and homes, located in almost 300 sites in Europe.