Our holiday at the Perdepera Resort in Sardinia | With Mark Warner

Mark Warner holiday Perdepera

I love my blog; this little tiny corner of the internet.

Since I began writing my very first post, almost 4 years ago, I’ve never had difficulty finding things to write — things to share.

I don’t have to look for content — I write about my family and the things I really love — so I’ve never struggled  for inspiration and the words have always come tumbling out, quicker than I can type them, more often than not.

Until now.

I have so much to tell you, SO much to share, that I can seem to find the words!

I’ve been downloading my photos from our Mark Warner holiday at Perdepera, Sardinia and have take so many, I just don’t know were to start.

*goes off for another coffee and a walk around the garden*

OK. Deep breath.

From the beginning.

At the start of the year, I entered a competition to become a Mark Warner Mum — one of their family ambassadors for 2016 — and (incredibly) I won.

You can have a look at my winning entry here.

Winning was quite a big deal. My big, man-shaped boy and I haven’t had a proper holiday (that has lasted longer than 4 days) for around 6 years and my two little boys have never been on holiday abroad before.

They’ve never been on a plane; never played on a hot and sunny beach.

So winning the Mark Warner competition really was a dream come true.

Not one but two amazing holidays; one sun, one ski.

So — after a little bit of deliberation — for the first, we chose to go to Perdepera in Sardinia.

We’ve travelled extensively in the past but neither of us has been to the island before and the idea of going somewhere totally different — with some of the best beaches in Europe — was too tempting to ignore.

In fact, weirdly, talk of the Sardinian beaches was on the radio just yesterday. People are stealing sand; little vials of pale golden treasure, as a memento of their time there.

I didn’t take any mementos of that variety, needless to say. The memories we’ve made will last a lifetime, and that’s enough for me.

But because I’ve got too much to say in just one sitting, I think this diary entry is going to be a preamble.

I’ll write a separate post about the resort — and what was on offer — and I’ll write another about the kids facilities, as they were far, far too amazing not to shout about.

But, for now, here’s a little look of our time away.

Perdepera, Sardinia

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Pretty rustic villas, in pastel shades, were dotted round the resort | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
White, red or rosé madam? Pink obvs. | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Dinner in the pop-up a’ la carte restaurant | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
My little water babies in their fab ponchos from Little Life
Mark warner holiday perdepera
The beach at the bottom of the garden. Literally a 2 minute walk from our rooms.
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Little fish. A typical Picean!
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Playing in the water.
Mark warner holiday perdepera
My gorgeous pair in their lovely threads from River Island
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Happy chappies in the pool (both in swim vests by Konfidence) | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Learning to swim with daddy | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Happy | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Mark warner holiday perdepera
Soaking it all in — Cosmo doing a spot of people watching
Our Mark Warner holiday Perdepera Sardinia
Bertie-Bumble Bee (those ponchos are a winner) | Mark Warner holiday Perdepera
Our Mark Warner holiday Perdepera, Sardinia
Cosmo indulging in a bit of spy-walking
Our Mark Warner holiday Perdepera, Sardinia
Our Mark Warner holiday Perdepera, Sardinia

Finally, because our original entry contained a little film, it seemed obvious to make another.

Not a hand-drawn version, this time, but a proper real-life depiction of our week in sunny, beautiful Sardinia.

Disclaimer:

We’ve been working with Mark Warner this year as part of their ambassador programme. This is a collaborative post but all thoughts, words and lifestyle images are entirely my own.

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About The Twinkle Diaries

Big eyes & a happy heart. Festival goer, gin lover. Lives in a haphazard state of chaotic bliss with a lovely husband, twin toddler boys, three cats & four chickens.

40 thoughts on “Our holiday at the Perdepera Resort in Sardinia | With Mark Warner

    1. Just getting round to my comments now — it’s been NUTS since we’ve been home — as we had Camp Bestival since last Thursday too, I feel as though I haven’t properly caught up!! I MUST come and read about your holiday — I loved looking at all your IG pics :) xx

  1. I can’t wait to see your other posts Caro. Your photos are gorgeous and your little ones look so lovely in their summer wear. It looks so sunny. How beautiful is the beach! Your boys are gorgeous I loved their river island outfits too. Xxx

  2. This just looks like paradise Caro! I was following your instagram updates all the way and Sardinia looks amazing, as does the resort. Such beautiful colours and it looked like everything was just so easy and relaxing. So glad you enjoyed! xxx

  3. I left a comment but I don’t think it went through so I’ll try again 🙈 Looks like you had an amazing time! Mark Warner holidays look great and your entry was a very well deserved winner! Absolutely loving all the photos!x

  4. Oh Caro it looks absolutely stunning. I love, love, love your photos, too many favourites to pick out but any with those gorgeous twins in are amazing! The video has sold it to me, what a beautiful place and those happy smiles only show how much fun you had xx

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