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Family stay : the mini-tribe guide to Argelès-sur-Mer 🐣

On the Catalan coast, family vacations are best enjoyed on a grand scale, and (above all) to the full! From lively beach clubs to large green spaces and thrill parks, Argelès-sur-Mer is brimming with ideas to entertain young and old alike. Whether you’re looking to go green or get into the water, Argelès-sur-Mer is sure to have the right activity for you… and the right accommodation! Whether camping or staying in a hotel, follow our travel guide and come and try out the dolce vita made in the South of France with your family.

Shall we take the plunge? Our water sports activities for the whole family 💦

In Argelès-sur-Mer, the Mediterranean invites itself everywhere… even on your family holiday!

Take advantage of your seaside vacation to try out some water sports activities at a club. From Plage Centre to Plage des Pins, our establishments offer a wide choice of experiences. The day’s program includes an introduction to sea kayaking and a towed buoy session in the azure. And don’t forget to try your hand at XXL paddleboarding with the whole family. Whoever falls in the water first loses!

Feeling like a fish under water? Take advantage of your stay in Argelès-sur-Mer to learn scuba diving with the whole family. Guided by experts, venture into the heart of the Banyuls marine reserve and discover exceptional underwater fauna. Or maybe you’d rather stay on the surface for a snorkeling session?

Either way, these activities are sure to brighten up your family holiday in Argelès-sur-Mer!

Family Plus 🌟

At Argelès-sur-Mer, we’re committed to making your family vacation unforgettable.

That’s why we’ve selected the crème de la crème when it comes to accommodation and activities.

From beach clubs to hotels, we’ve got you covered with our Family Plus label.

It's the guarantee of a successful family holiday on the Catalan coast!

Our nautical activities Famille Plus label

 For little gourmets🍦

1 kilometer underwater, that’s digging, digging!

To recharge your batteries, head for the Allée Jules Aroles, just a stone’s throw from the beach.

It’s THE ideal spot to cool off with a delicious ice cream and keep the kids happy. So, are you more into classic vanilla or exotic mango?

 From the great green to the sea 💚

Looking to combine nature and azure? In Argelès-sur-Mer, enjoy a quiet interlude in the heart of the Bois des Pins, a veritable green lung just a stone’s throw from the sea. It’s the perfect place to catch up on your reading in the shade between two iodine baths on the Plage des Pins. Like we said, the Mediterranean is never far away…

Vacations in the fresh air: our 100% nature activities to try out with the kids 🌿

In Argelès-sur-Mer, vacations are also about disconnecting from everyday life, and reconnecting with your loved ones. Would you agree?

Well, there are plenty of spots in the area where you can transform your family holiday into a pleasant retreat. Starting with the Parc de Valmy, a wooded area offering a breathtaking view of the commune, between sea and mountains. Take your picnic basket and set down your tablecloth in the heart of the estate. The program includes a game of soccer with the kids and a siesta in the shade. All the ingredients are there for a relaxing family experience!

In a daring mood?
In Argelès-sur-Mer, enhance your nature outing with a family horseback ride. Accompanied by a guide, cross the River Tech on the back of your trusty steed. You can even take the kids along behind you in a two-seater saddle. If your little ones are real axurits*, treat them to a real pony ride. They’ll love it!

*Daredevils, daredevils

An axurit stay: sensational activities for the whole family 🎢

Are your children restless?

Club, amusement park or accrobranche area: Argelès-sur-Mer has what it takes to let them loose during your family holiday.

Starting with Luna Park. Not far from the beach, this amusement park is home to a host of thrill rides. From the Grand Huit to duck fishing, the spot has thought of everything to satisfy young and old alike. And don’t forget the chichis and beignets stands: the perfect way to end a family evening on a gourmet note!

We’re not afraid of heights!

In Argelès-sur-Mer, take advantage of your family vacation to try out an unusual tree-top experience. In the heart of a leisure club, try your hand at accrobranche (tree climbing) on an acrobatic course with the kids. Tyrolean traverse, suspension bridge or Tarzan jump: a real adventure awaits you. Or would you prefer to try canyoning?

In either case, it’s the perfect opportunity for the whole family to enjoy a thrill-packed experience. Departure imminent!

Discover all our offers for thrilling family vacations

Camping, hotel & farniente : accommodations for the whole family 💤

Family vacations also mean a cosy nest. Whether you prefer XXL hotel rooms or campsites close to the beach, Argelès-sur-Mer has plenty of accommodation to guarantee you a good night’s sleep… and, above all, crazy days!

Hotel with swimming pool, residence or vacation village: you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to spending the night. Between a jump-in-the-bed walk on the beach and a pillow fight in the bedroom, your stay is sure to be a busy one.

Camping lovers beware!

Argelès-sur-Mer is THE ideal destination for families. In a mobile home, tent or unusual accommodation, campsites are a sure bet for making your stay a real adventure. The program includes a dip in the pool, Olympics and a foam party. From toddlers to teenagers, there’s something for everyone.

One thing’s for sure: your kids will love it!

All about on your family holiday in Argelès-sur-Mer

  • Where is Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Argelès-sur-Mer is located in south-eastern France, in the Pyrénées-Orientales department. It is close to the city of Perpignan and to key destinations such as Collioure and Port-Vendres.

  • What can you do on a family holiday in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Between beach, village and port, Argelès-sur-Mer lends itself perfectly to family vacations. Here are a few ideas for activities that will appeal to children and parents alike:

    • Learn to stand-up paddle as a family at a beach club.
    • Build sandcastles with the kids
    • Organize a picnic in the grounds of Château Valmy
    • Enjoy the family pool at a hotel or campsite
    • Take a trip to the Luna Park amusement park in summer
    • Treat the kids to a pony ride
  • What accommodation should you choose for a family holiday in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Camping, bed and breakfast, hotel or vacation rental: Argelès-sur-Mer offers a wide choice of accommodation for your family holiday. If you don’t like to move around too much, we recommend camping. With its children’s clubs, swimming pool and entertainment, it’s the ideal solution to satisfy the whole family, while indulging in a little idleness. And don’t forget the many activities on offer (tennis, pétanque, Olympics…) to make your vacation unforgettable. Of course, renting in a vacation residence is also an excellent idea for a family stay close to the beach.

    For a family holiday or weekend in chill-out mode, opt for one of our Michelin-starred hotels. With XXL rooms and cocooning beds, it’s the ideal choice for a successful stay. If you’re going away with your teenagers, think about the spa option in your hotel. Ideal for relaxing with the family after a day on the beach. Breakfast included and Mediterranean views please!

    For your summer travels, remember to book your accommodation in advance to ensure availability!

  • What services do hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer?

    Hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer a wide range of services! Of course, this varies according to the type of hotel you choose and its location. But, generally speaking, hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer a wide range of in-room and on-site facilities.

    Here are all the services that may be included or optional in your Argelès-sur-Mer hotel:

    • Breakfast
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming pool
    • Spacious rooms
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Sea view
    • Spa
  • What services do campsites in Argelès-sur-Mer offer?

    From the luxurious to the traditional, Argelès-sur-Mer gives you plenty to choose from when it comes to campsites. They offer a wide range of services, from children’s activities to catering. Of course, it all depends on the accommodation you choose and its location.

    Overall, here are all the services that may be included or optional at your campsite in Argelès-sur-Mer:

    • Mobile home
    • Camping-car or tent pitch
    • Restaurant, snack bar
    • Swimming pool
    • Spacious bedrooms
    • Terrace
    • Barbecue
    • Close to the beach
    • Kids’ club
    • Outdoor sports