Posts by jmatthewman

L’amour Languedoc

Hi again lovers,   How are you getting on in your pursuit of the love hearts? The excitement is giving me butterflies in my tummy! Here are some more clues to help you along…   Everyone is different, so we all love different things! That’s why we have so many options for you to choose [...]

Win A Holiday With Thomson Al Fresco on Facebook


We’re launching a fab Facebook competition this week, where you could win a family holiday to a parc of your choice! So, how do you enter? Simply visit our Facebook page and tell us which you’d parc you’d like to visit by filling in the info on the postcard, and you’ll be entered in to [...]

Daily Mirror trip to Marina d’Erba Rossa, Corsica

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Ian Sturgess from the Daily Mirror recently visited one of our new parcs, Marina d’Erba Rossa, in Corsica, and here’s what he thought: We spent half-term week at the Marina d’Erba Rossa site at Ghisonaccia with Thomson Al Fresco. Fully recommend the Rossini Riviera mobile home which is fully equipped for a self-catering stay with [...]

Viva Espana – Brits Flock To Spanish Resorts!

Daily Star - spain

In a report by easyJet, Spain tops the poll as the number one holiday destination for Brits! It really has turned 360 as the likes of Benidorm are booming again; back to their former 80s glory and the long-haul destinations like Egypt, and the Caribbean move down the list!   But what has brought this [...]

Family Holiday Beach Trips – Perfected


The picnic’s packed, the inflatables are blown up, and the bucket and spade are ready for use – perfect family holidays always include a good trip to the beach don’t they? What’s the one thing, however, that puts families off? Definitely not the glorious sunshine, or the cool rippling sea…but the sand EVERYWHERE! Yes people [...]

Thomson Al Fresco, Duinrell, The Netherlands

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As promised, following Catherine Eade’s Travel Mail trip her children have provided us with their own highlights from their holiday at Duinrell. Here’s what Joel Morris, aged 12, thought… When I smashed into the water at the bottom of the fastest waterslide I’d ever been on, I sat up and smiled. I thought to myself; [...]

What To Do In The Netherlands – Top Advice From The Daily Mail


Catherine Eade from the Daily Mail’s Travel Mail recently stayed at Duinrell in the Netherlands with her family. Here’s some of the highlights from her visit and the exciting places they visited….. Catherine’s preconceived ideas of camping were soon quashed when they arrived to the luxury on site: “Camping holidays for me usually mean roughing [...]



After my first visit to Italy with Thomson Al Fresco last year, Altomincio became a firm favourite of mine, so I love to read other people’s reviews on it! The pools are ace, with so much atmosphere around them, and with the number of activities on site – it’s literally impossible to imagine anyone ever [...]

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it’s a plane-hotel…!?


Here at Al Fresco, we pride ourselves on the luxury offered with our mobile homes – air con, private decking and a BBQ for peaceful family nights. So, when we saw this new ‘hotel’ craze, we wondered how to describe it in comparison… Luxurious? Extreme? Newfound six star? Or just plane over the top? The [...]


Kate Middleton and Prince William

With speculation on the honeymoon destination for the Royal newlyweds rife, we’re wondering if Thomson Al Fresco may be getting a look in? Boasting a number of quiet parcs across Europe, we think they could be the perfect solution for a secret hideaway destination. With the Royal couple reportedly being very down to earth, and [...]