Our collection of family tents at OutdoorXL is one of the biggest tent collections of the Netherlands that is permanently on display. All top family tent brands, like Eureka, Falco, Outwell, Kampa, Coleman, Bardani, Hilleberg and Robens are all broadly represented, both online and in our store in Barendrecht (near Rotterdam), The Netherlands.
Family tents are tents with headroom, suitable for 3 to 8 people. They’re made for comfortable holidays with the family, mainly for people who stay in the same place for a longer time. Almost all family tents these days have a fixed tub groundsheet. The tub groundsheet makes sure that water, drafts and vermin stay out of your tent as much as possible. The canvas used varies from polyester, cotton / polyester to fully cotton. Various family tents are equipped with a canopy.
Whether you’re with 3 or 8 people, the family tent is the right choice when choosing for comfort. Being able to walk into your tent without having to stoop or being able to move upright in your tent has its advantages of course. Just like at home, you can sleep in separate sleeping spaces. The partitions of the sleeping spaces are often removable by zipper, meaning that you can combine the (various) sleeping spaces into one big sleeping space. When the kids grow up or when they (or you) want more privacy, you can opt for an extra small tent.
Even though family tents are quite big, there are definitely big differences in terms of weight and packing size. Family tents that are both lightweight and have a small packing size also exist. The materials used for these lightweight family tents are similar to those used in backpacking tents, for example."