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Watersports holidays


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:

Best water sports holidays in Europe

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.

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La Pinède

South West France | Les Mathes
Canvas Holidays Camping
7km from the beach6 km from Palmyre ZooWater park with 5 waterslidesMini farm

Les Dunes

Languedoc-Roussillon | Torreilles
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct beach accessMultiple activities and activitiesLarge pool complexIn the Pyrénées-Orientales

Castell Montgri

Costa Brava | Estartit
7.9/10 (18 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Lively atmosphereTwo superb pool complexesLocated very close to EstartitLots of onsite activities

Domaine des Ormes

Brittany | Dol de Bretagne
8.2/10 (121 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Very lively site, with plenty to do18-hole golf course on siteFantastic pool complexVisit Mont Saint...

Bella Italia

Venice | Peschiera del Garda
8.2/10 (141 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Lots of activities for all agesDirect access to lakeside beachPerfect for exploring Lake GardaGood a...

Marina di Venezia

Venice | Punta-Sabbioni
8.8/10 (83 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct access to large sandy beachIdeally located for visiting VeniceFabulous pool complexVery large...

la Baume

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Fréjus
7.7/10 (50 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Large and lively siteFantastic tropical pool complexIdeal for exploring the areaA great selection of...

Lanterna Premium Camping Resort

Istria | Porec
7.7/10 (78 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Beautiful beachside locationSelection of onsite activitiesPool complex overlooking harbour10 minutes...

Domaine d'Oléron

Royan | Saint George d’Oléron
9.3/10 (15 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Small and peaceful campsiteIsland setting, great for exploringPerfect for couplesSuitable for young ...

Mayotte Vacances

South West France | Biscarrosse
Canvas Holidays Camping
Excellent pool complexPrivate beachSpa and wellness centreTreetop adventure course

Le Castellas

Languedoc-Roussillon | Sète
7.5/10 (77 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Direct access to a sandy beachA short drive from SèteLively atmosphereLovely pool complex


Languedoc-Roussillon | Vic la Gardiole
Canvas Holidays Camping
Free shuttle bus to beachIdeal for exploring SèteRelaxing atmospherePerfect for families

Domaine des Tours

Midi-Pyrénées | Saint-Amans-des-Côts
7/10 (6 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Fantastic pool complexRural, peaceful campsiteGorgeous views of the countrysideDirect access to a la...

Saint Jacques

Brittany | Sarzeau
8.1/10 (10 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping

le Neptune

Languedoc-Roussillon | Argelès sur Mer
8.4/10 (5 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Short walk to Argèles-Plage500m from the beachQuiet, relaxing atmosphereAttractive pool complex

Clos Cottet

Vendée | Angles
5.6/10 (5 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping

La Baie de Kernic

Brittany | Plouescat
6.2/10 (6 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
300m away from a sandy beach15 miles from Roscoff ferry portQuiet, relaxing atmosphereHeated, covere...


South West France | Aureilhan
Canvas Holidays Camping
Wellness centreNear Lake AureilhanClose to a sandy beachHistoric local area

Le Coteau de la Marine

Côte d'Azur & Provence | Montagnac Montpezat
8.2/10 (5 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Located at 500m above sea levelClose to the Gorges du VerdonLovely pool complexCanoeing and kayaking...

Le Parc des Sept Fonts

Languedoc-Roussillon | Agde
Canvas Holidays Camping
Site-run children’s clubFantastic pool areaClose to the Canal du MidiLots of activities available

la Forêt du Pilat

South West France | Pyla Sur Mer
6.9/10 (12 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
At the foot of Dune du PylaClose to cycling and walking trailsFantastic seafood in the areaHeated po...

Les Fontaines

Normandy | Ivry La Bataille
6.3/10 (11 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Family friendly campsiteShuttle bus to the beachPerfect for nature loversNext to Nature Reserve and ...


Midi-Pyrénées | Nages
9.5/10 (4 Reviews)
Canvas Holidays Camping
Lovely lakeside settingSwimming pool with stunning viewsIn the heart of FrancePerfect for a relaxing...

Les Almadies

Vendée | La Tranche sur Mer
Canvas Holidays Camping
Rural campsiteTwo miles from fantastic cycling routesTwo miles from unspoilt beachesFrench atmospher...
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