Our Best Parks Resorts In Europe
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Staying in a park resort is a superb way to experience being close to nature while still enjoying the luxuries and modern amenities of an all-inclusive resort. Park resorts are often located near or within large scenic locations allowing you to easily explore the plant life, wildlife, and awe-inspiring landscapes. There are many parks resorts to choose from, but here are some we recommend as having the most appeal.
Arbatax Park is a 60-hectare natural park sitting on Sardinia’s Capo Bellavista peninsula, and home to the largest park & spa resort on the island. The resort is close to beautiful gardens and hills that showcase the Mediterranean flora and wildlife of the region, as well as the dramatic Capo Monte Santo marine park. Each cottage is independently designed to provide both privacy and comfort, along with stunning views of the park and beaches of Capo Bellavista. Classic rooms and superior rooms with extra space are available, as are half and full board dining options in the main restaurant. In addition, the resort has multiple swimming pools, spa, sports facilities, and numerous leisure and dining options.
This resort is situated on Ireland’s scenic coastal trail, the Wild Atlantic Way, within the 300-acre Delphi valley. The nearby region of Connemara is famed for its breath-taking mountains and coastal terrain. This unspoiled landscape is popular with hikers, explorers and those who want to immerse themselves in the tranquil scenery of county Galway. Luxurious rooms and suites are available with comfortable bedding, en-suite, and spectacular views of the valley. Exquisite dining and spa treatments are available on-site, as well as an adventure centre where you can plan your hiking or kayaking experiences in Connemara.
Located on the Tuscan coast and surrounded by a beautiful pine forest, this resort offers a relaxing stay in an unspoiled section of Italy’s countryside. Tuscany is famed for its scenic landscapes, beautiful hills and vineyards, classic renaissance-era architecture and historic cities and towns like Florence and Pisa. Comfort Rooms offer air-conditioned enjoyment with modern luxuries, while Superior Rooms feature views of the magnificent Gulf of Follonica. Gourmet dining options are available and there is access to a 250m stretch of private beach for you to relax and rejuvenate.
One of the best-preserved regions on the Bodrum peninsula, Yal?çiftlik is a place of pristine pine forests, popular shingle beaches and gorgeous coastal views of the Gulf of Gokova. Within a quiet section of Yal?çiftlik you will find this resort, surrounded by nature, having an exclusive sand beach, and plenty of dining opportunities and activities on offer. Each room is modern, spacious, and air-conditioned, with spectacular mountain views from your own private balcony. The resort offers a fitness centre, spa, and sporting activities on site, and is within easy access of the sights of Bodrum and Kos Island, along with other pursuits.
The Algarve is a region famed for its warm weather, scenic coastal views, and castles and villages that reveal Portugal’s fascinating past. The Cabanas Park Resort is located within walking distance of Cabanas de Tavira village and is an ideal location to enjoy the natural beauty of this region. All apartments are elegantly designed, and a complimentary VIP welcome basket is provided upon arrival. The resort is surrounded by lush gardens, has on-site dining and bars, and multiple pools for your leisure.
High up in the alpine region of Tyrol, near the medieval walled town of Kitzbühel, this resort provides a tranquil getaway among Austria’s mountains. The woodlands and slopes of the Alps are popular with both adventure seekers looking for activities like hiking and paragliding, as well as those who wish to enjoy the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of the region. Each room is designed with warm textures and modern luxuries, as well as boasting glorious views of either the surrounding mountains or lush gardens. With an outdoor pool, wellness centre with sauna and treatment programs, and yoga and fitness classes available, this resort is perfect for getting away from it all and experiencing the beauty of the Alps.
Within the region of Sanxenxo and bordering on Galacia National Park, this resort is a great location to enjoy the coastal beauty of the Ría de Pontevedra and the islands of Galacia. Here you can enjoy pristine beaches, visit nearby parks and vineyards, explore the Cies Islands Natural Park, or just chill out in this beautiful part of northern Spain. All rooms are spacious and modern, and upgrades are available offering superior views of the bay and surrounds. For relaxation, there are two spas, each with exclusive treatments, as well as a fitness centre, aquapark for children, and several fine dining and entertainment venues.
Situated on the large Greek island of Evia, this resort offers easy access to the lush environment of this beautiful island. Within easy reach are the pine forests and streams that surround Mount Dirfys, the charming town of Eretria, along with plenty of swimming and water activities at nearby beaches. All rooms are designed with comfort in mind and offer either garden or sea views. There are many dining and entertainment options to choose from, a wellness spa and pool, sports facilities, and a private beach for restful seclusion.
Parks resorts offer you the opportunity to experience the beauty of nature while still enjoying modern luxury and comforts. Whether it is the alpine woodlands of Austria, the breath-taking landscapes of western Ireland, or unspoiled islands of Sardinia and Evia, there is a park resort suitable for all tastes. Parks resorts are perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of modern life, and the best parks resort will make you feel at home even as you venture out into the wild.