The Italian coastline stretches for 4382 miles. Sitting between Venice and Trieste on the Adriatic coast, you'll find the seaside city of Bibione. Known as 'Sun in the heart of Europe', Bibione is famed for it's crystal clear waters and long sandy beaches and as a place that is perfect for families to get away from it all and relax. Here are 6 reasons why a holiday in Bibione could be just right for your next getaway:-
1 - Family-friendly Hotels
Bibione in Italy is home to some lovely hotels which are perfect for families including Hotel Las Vegas. This hotel is just 30 metres from a private beach and offers free bike hire to adults and children, free WiFi, a reading area and TV, entertainment for children at the beach, in the playroom and even during meal times (with qualified staff), a baby menu, high chairs and plastic cutlery, organic food, children's meals and for extra convenience, you'll also find a paediatric pharmacy within the hotel. All children receive a free gift on arrival and family rooms are very well equipped with cribs, changing tables, night lights, small bath tubs, baby monitors and bottle warmers.
There is a hotel mini-club where parents can leave their children in very good (and qualified) hands. Children will enjoy fun at the beach, discos, face painting, treasure hunts, magic show and arts and crafts whilst mum and dad have a few hours to relax.
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2 - A Perfect Seaside Resort
Bibione beach offers FREE activities and workshops for kids, the beach has WiFi and is absolutely immaculate (it has held a blue flag for the last 21 years). Beach staff speak English and if you stay at the Hotel Las Vegas, sun loungers and parasols are available at no additional cost.
3 - Food Glorious Food
Bibione is the white asparagus capital of Italy and local seafood specialities include sardines, mackerel and needlefish. The resort serves much more than local food though with worldwide cuisines and flavours influencing menus. You'll find most restaurants serving delicious handmade pizzas and pasta for kids. Most restaurants offer custom menus for coeliacs too. In the hotel restaurant, there is a 'baby corner', light menu, organic food and everything is freshly prepared by a highly qualified team of chefs. Allergies are very well catered for and there is an extensive cocktail list and wine menu to help you choose that perfect drink to accompany your meal.
4 - A Cycling Paradise
You don't need a car in Bibione - you can access everywhere by bicycle. Either take your own or hire from the resort (remember cycle hire is free if you stay at Hotel Las Vegas). There are hundreds of cycle routes to choose from and lots are perfect for beginners and children.
5 - Explore Northern Italy
If theme parks are your thing, there's lots to keep your family entertained in Bibione. From Luna Park Adriatico in the centre Bibione to the Zoo of Lignano. Aquasplash and Guilliverlandia are within easy reach of Bibione and Venice, Padua and Treviso are very close by too.
6 - Relax in Italy's only Seafront Spa
The Bibione Thermae Spa is the only seafront spa treatment and wellbeing centre in Italy and it's the perfect spot for a little bit of 'me time'. The spa's wellness area includes indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, salt cabin, herbal bath and rain showers. Water spouts from a lovely 52 degrees from a depth of 500 metres. Children are welcome in some areas and you'll find a wide range of treatments available to book.
Need To Know
- Bibione is approximately a 70 minute transfer from Venice airport. Flights to Venice are available from many UK airlines including British Airways, Easy Jet and Jet2.
- Rooms at Hotel Las Vegas are available from 47 euros per room, per night. Rooms are air-conditioned with a balcony, in-room safe, bathroom, LCD TV, fridge and telephone as standard.
- You can follow Hotel Las Vegas on Facebook and keep up to date with special offers here
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