Barricata - a magical campsite on the shores of the Adriatic Sea
Established on one of a multitude of peninsulas formed by the Po Delta and enjoying direct access to the Adriatic Sea, the 5-star Barricata campsite is one of the loveliest open-air hotels of the Rovigo province, in the Veneto. The top-of-the-range holiday resort, Barricata, has a multitude of leisure facilities and a large holiday rental park.
A luxury campsite in the Po Delta
Barricata is one of the loveliest campsites in Italy. Its geographical location, around 100 kilometres to the south of Venice, as well as its direct access to the beach, the diversity of its facilities, the quality of its holiday rental offering…all make it a leading tourist destination in the Veneto. Located in the Province of Rovigo, where the Po delta flows into the Adriatic Sea, the Barricata Holiday Village campsite has everything to delight holidaymakers.
Its grounds stretch over several dozen hectares by the sea, in Porto Tolle, at the eastern point of the Po Delta, to the south of the Venice Lagoon and at the border between the Veneto and the Emilia-Romagna region. To the south of the campsite, a large fine sandy beach is accessible on foot, whilst to the east a marina is located, where numerous small pleasure boats lie at anchor. Those wishing to can make the most of the beach to get brown, with a beach club enabling the hire of sunloungers and parasols for even greater comfort!
On-site, holidaymakers have the option of staying on pitches or in holiday rental accommodation. In total, more than 120 plots are laid out to accommodate campers. These plots enjoy numerous advantages, starting with the metallic structure having PVC netting which covers them, providing shade and coolness, whilst allowing light to pass through! In addition, this structure is 3.7 metres above the ground, so that campers and caravans can be set up here without a problem. Finally, the PVC netting is waterproof so that rainwater cannot fall on these pitches. Furthermore, they are all equipped with an electrical connection and a mains water point.
Direct access to the beach
The holiday rental offering of this 5-star Veneto campsite is comprised of mobile homes and timber chalets. The holiday rentals within the Saturno XXXL, Giove XXL and Miami Plus ranges, being the best equipped, the most spacious and the most top-of-the-range. Holidaymakers wishing to enjoy a little originality during their stay can also opt to stay in magnificent glamping lodges. These are split into four ranges; Lodge Suite, Lodge Tent, Safari Lodge and Deluxe Lodge. This out-of-the-ordinary accommodation is all equipped with a shower and has numerous indoor and outdoor facilities, to meet the needs of and delight its occupants.
The services offered by this establishment can also meet your every need. On the private beach, in addition to the sunbeds and parasols mentioned above, holidaymakers can hire canoes and sea kayaks. They can also take advantage of a beach bar and, within the campsite, a supermarket, and a large general store, where it is possible to buy national and international newspapers/magazines, games and beach items, clothes and even souvenirs. In addition, you can use a doctor's surgery!
Barricata also has a beauty and wellness salon, with a hairdressing salon, beauticians, massage cabins and other offerings. To have something to eat or quite simply to cool down, holidaymakers can also make the most on-site of a restaurant, the “Girasole” and the pool bar, the “Conchiglia”. The Po Delta is also renowned for its culinary wealth. It is notably a large regional producer of oysters thanks to the oyster beds in the Scardovari Bay. Numerous restaurants are located in the area surrounding the campsite, and enable you to sample its specialities…
The exceptional facilities
The exceptional variety of recreational and sports facilities, on the Barricata campsite, contribute to making this one of the best open-air establishments in the Veneto. Moreover, what can we say about the quality of the facilities? The simple fact of admiring its aquatic park, throws everyone! Its favourable dimensions, its 3 vast pools, its water slides, its Jacuzzis and its multiple aquatic play facilities for children, indeed make many an enthusiast of holiday swimming wonder!
In addition to this water park, holidaymakers can have fun or indulge in physical activities. This is thanks to the presence on-site of a gym, a multi-sports ground, a volleyball court, a mini-basketball court, a tennis court, a games room, an archery range, a football pitch, a diving centre, a theatre, and other amenities. Please note that the Barricata Ranch, adjoining the campsite, offers horse rides, beginners’ pony ride sessions etc.
Lastly, all throughout the season, this establishment and its team of international activity leaders organises and plans activities intended for the very young, and the less young. Children aged 4 to 11 can enjoy themselves at the mini-club whilst teenagers aged 11 to 16 have fun at the junior club. Amongst the activities suggested for adults, there are tennis, swimming and archery lessons, aquaerobics, step and Zumba classes, 5-aside football tournaments, beach volleyball, etc. Come the evening, concerts, pool parties, beach parties, magic shows, cabaret, and other events are planned in the summer...