Prepare to make a splash! Enjoy your favourite water sports activities in beautiful surroundings throughout Europe with Canvas Holidays. From windsurfing on Lake Garda to surfing the Atlantic waves in France or diving in the beautiful surroundings of Spain’s magnificent Bahia de Rosas.
Our glamping tents, maxi tents and comfortable mobile homes are perfect for relaxing after a long day on the water. And when you bring your own car, there’s plenty of room for wet-suits or even scuba-diving equipment – although don’t forget to tell us if you’re travelling with bikes or a roof-rack.
Best water sports holidays in Europe
Start planning your water sports holiday now at our unforgettable camping locations. Here are just a few great sites to get you started:
Camping Manor Farm is a firm Canvas favourite. The stunning scenery surrounding this south-facing campsite provides a spectacular backdrop to all of your outdoor activities. The lakeside setting and private beach make this the perfect environment for water sports, fishing, or swimming. You will find countless opportunities to try water-skiing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, kayaking and much, much more on site and nearby.
Camping la Sirène is the perfect location for a family water sports holiday. The on-site diving school at La Sirène offers a great introduction to scuba diving. If you do eventually tire of splashing around at the campsites breathtaking pool complex, venture to the nearby beach, where soft sand and even more excellent water sports facilities await you.
Camping Nautic Almata, with direct access to a gorgeous sandy beach, is a great destination for water sports. Learn to sail at the campsites’ own sailing school or hire some canoes or windsurfs to explore the gorgeous bay. You can also explore underwater thanks to campsite-run diving lessons.
Camping le Ruisseau is a short drive from France’s surfing capital Biarritz, where you’ll find numerous surf schools and water sports centres. The nearest beach is 'Centre Plage', just a five minute drive away. The beach is sandy and has big rolling waves making it perfect for body surfing and surfing.
Camping Eden at Lake Garda with the surrounding mountains provide an outdoor playground for anyone looking for an adventure filled holiday. On the lake you can enjoy paddle boarding, boating or swimming while the mountains provide a haven for mountain bikers and hikers.
Sant’Angelo Village is a lively campsite with plenty going on to keep the whole family happy! There is direct access to the beach, where you can try your hand at a variety of water sports including sailing lessons.
Camping Lanterna located on the Istrian peninsula in Croatia is a fantastic location for a diving holiday, with shipwrecks dotted along the coast. The diving school in nearby ‘Valeta’ is open all season with a range of lessons and guided dives to choose from. If you prefer to stay above the surface there’s also a sailing school with boats, canoeing, pedaloes, paragliding and banana boats available.
Check out our selection of campsites perfect for water sports fans below and explore the different accommodation types available at each site.