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Mobile Home Residential Parks Vs Holiday Parks
08 June 2010 @ 13:44

One of the first questions you must ask yourself when you begin your journey into Mobile Homes in Spain is the type of park you want to enjoy your day to day activities. The difference between the residential park and the holiday park can be subtle and it can be vast, so paying attention to the differences can be paramount in choosing the right park that suits you best.

Residential Mobile Home Parks in Spain

The lifestyle on a residential park is similar to the lifestyle you might expect to find on a UK mobile home park with some of the major differences being better weather and the option to use the park swimming pool without the fear of frostbite.


The daily lifestyle you find on a residential park can mirror your lifestyle now, routine being a major driving force. I myself will not leave the house until my porridge and coffee have satisfied my morning hunger, but I would gladly give up the drive to work in order to pop on my sun shorts and chill out on decking, watching the day pass by at a pace I enjoy. Knowing I could jump in my car and drive down to the beach or nip out to to the local bar and watch a world cup match or two. It's the things you always wanted to do, but always found an excuse not to do it for fear of breaking that routine! Well, be comforted to know that your routine can stick, you just end up getting the bonus of exploring daily activities you might not have considered before.


Security is paramount in any mobile home park, making sure the residents feel safe and secure is handled with great importance which gives everyone greater peace of mind. If you wanted to take an evening stroll to the local bingo night, you want to know that you can do it safely and securely, never looking over your shoulder or worrying about who you might run into, unless it's Doris and her really obvious blue rinse mishap!


No matter where you live in the UK (unless you own the land or live like a recluse hermit), you will have neighbours either to your right, to your left, in front or behind. Housing estates seem to cram as many new housing developments into one space as they can to maximise the land use. What can often happen is perfect neighbour harmony, they are similar to yourself in many ways and share a common lifestyle interest, then again, you could end up with Nick and Nora Mentalcheeks, blasting away to heavy death metal until 3 in the morning and laughing in the face of noise pollution. Turn the page to a mobile home park and your chances of being asked to pierce your nose with a home made knitting needle is greatly reduced. Mobile home parks offer the chance for like minded people to spend quality time in each others company, sharing a common interest in the lifestyle and the pace of life that suits them best.

A residential mobile home park offers a slow and relaxed pace of life where day to day living is conducted in comfortable normality, enjoying good company and an environment that provides so much more.

Holiday Mobile Home Parks

The main draw to a holiday park is the plethora of activities and events taking place. The parks themselves are normally larger than a residential park, allowing the park owners to pack in the swimming pool complexes, sports centres, bars, restaurants, daily entertainment and facilities. They are family orientated especially during the summer months when the parks become a haven for holidaymakers.

If you are someone who enjoys a constantly changing variety of events, a mobile home holiday park would suit you better, being a great place to enjoy for extended periods, but they would not be ideal for anyone looking to relocate permanently, because they offer a faster pace of life, drawing everyone towards the facilities and entertainment, normally starting early in the morning and running until late at night. Mobile home holiday parks are perfect for anyone that likes the constant noise of children enjoying themselves and for those who rarely need routine in their lifestyle.


The best thing about a holiday park is the variety. When you go on holiday, especially if you are a family, you expect to be able to explore new and different things each day, explore the local area, use the park facilities and get your money's worth each and every day. Mobile home holiday parks are idea for this purpose, providing daily entertainment such as concerts, dancing events, talent shows, firework displays and continental markets. the park wants to provide it's clients reasons to come back year after year. Once the summer periods is over, the parks slow down and becomes more of a residential mobile home park, being host to fewer families and more about the mobile home owners themselves using the park facilities regularly.


It would be unfair to try and only offer the positives of constantly changing neighbours, but, it can offer you an insight into new and interesting holiday friends that can turn into long term friendships. Yes, it's true, Nick and Nora Mentalcheeks could move in for two weeks, but this is something that you would need to be fully appreciate of when buying a mobile home on a holiday park in Spain. If you were a people person, a mobile home holiday park would suit you down to the ground.

Sum up

The choice between a residential mobile home park and a holiday mobile home park are clear, but in the months that are not defined as "high season" on holiday parks, you can experience the residential style of lifestyle, forging stronger friendships with those who bought into the holiday park scene such as yourself. This is probably why in the high seasons, mobile home owners on holiday parks vacate their accommodation and return to the UK to enjoy the company of friends and family, knowing they will be back in the lifestyle they embraced just before the lower temperatures set into the bones!

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