Posts by Emma T

Welcome to the great Al Fresco Easter egg hunt

Greetings, Easter Bunny here! So, you’re looking for some of my special Easter eggs hidden on the website to be in with a chance of winning your family a fab summer holiday? Well, here’s my first set of clues and the picture with this blog post shows the egg you need to look for… If [...]

Congrats to Our Young Travel Writers of the Year

We loved reading all your entries, so thanks very much for your time and effort. Our judges had a very hard time deciding who the winners were, but chose Noah Wood and Sarah Copeland. Noah Wood, aged six, wrote a fantastic piece about his trip to Derbyshire, which the judges thought was well written and [...]

Sarah Copeland – Pushing Mum In Paris

Because my mum uses a wheelchair, our family usually go on holiday close to home, but last Spring we were lucky enough to spend a week in Paris!! I was so excited, and even Daniel, my teenage brother could not wait. We spent the first 3 days in Disneyland Paris. It was the most brilliant [...]

Cupid Calling

Hi lovers, it’s Cupid here.   Fancy winning a family holiday to an Al Fresco Holidays parc this summer?   All you have to do is look for the hearts we have hidden throughout the Al Fresco website and then comment here and tell us how many you have found…   I’ll be giving a [...]

Happy Monday! It’s the first happy day of the year


According to our research, today is the first happy day of 2012! What a reason to smile hey? Most of us have now been paid and started to think about booking holidays and all the fun things we can do this year, now the post Christmas blues are done and dusted. Plus this year, we [...]

A review of Sanguli, Costa Dorada, Spain


Rob Foster was the lucky winner of a family holiday to Sanguli in 2011, here is what he thought… I couldn’t believe my luck when I was announced as the winner of a holiday with  Al Fresco Holidays on Twitter. The PR company were quickly in contact and put me in touch with the fabulous [...]

Win October Half Term Holiday on Facebook

We’ve got our second exciting competition now live on Facebook You could win a break at Sanguli or Vilanova this October half term – who wouldn’t want a late bit of sunshine? Sanguli Set in the beautiful Costa Dorada with its’ poolside palm trees and sun kissed playa, Sanguli is a Mediterranean paradise. The Roman [...]

First Al Fresco proposal at La Croix du Vieux Pont


Elise, one very lucky lady, was proposed to on her Al Fresco holiday this year, and has kindly shared her story with us. Prepare to say ‘aw!’ “Kevin and I have been together 3 years and had our first baby boy, Arlo, in February. We wanted to take him abroad for our first family holiday [...]

Life is indeed a beach

Mediterranean beach

Hazy memories from halcyon days learning how to daydream in the Mediterranean Pretty much all of my favourite memories revolve around the family beach holidays I enjoyed as a wide-eyed city-kid let loose on the golden sands of the Mediterranean. I remember, as a scruffy infant schoolchild, being told by my teacher – as I [...]

Wine to enjoy from the Languedoc region


What’s one of the best things about arriving on holiday? Once you’ve explored the parc and the kids are happily running round outside, the next step has got to be enjoying the first glass of wine in the evening on your own decking area, while the BBQ heats up. Our wine expert, Simon Woods, has [...]