The Entrepreneur

'Vacation for everyone' is the philosophy of Peter Gillis and his Oostappen Group Vacation Parks. An affordable vacation close by for a short or longer vacation with lots of facilities and where the whole family is entertained. The organization is known in the industry as a contemporary and trendsetting recreation company. 



Peter Gillis, sole owner and founder of Oostappen Groep Vakantieparken, has ensured the rapid growth of his concern with his decisive actions in the past. Because of strategic decisions, three vacation parks have also been sold well and the focus is on 12 parks in the Netherlands and Belgium. Hengelhoef, Brugse Heide, Blauwe Meer, Prinsenmeer, Marina Beach, Parelstrand, Arnhem, De Berckt, Heelderpeel, Boschbeek bungalow & camper park and Slot Cranendonck over very well visited parks in the Netherlands and Belgium. Together accounting for approximately 10,000 pitches. (635 hectares), 26,000 beds and an occupancy capacity of 55,000 persons per day during high season periods, with a turnover of approximately 35 million euros per year. The parks are known for extensive entertainment and amusement. Guests come mainly from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.


Peter Gillis has the passionate leadership of the company and closely follows trends and developments in order to prepare the organization for the further future. A complete vacation offer and entertainment of the guests is central.

Peter Gillis also owns Hotel Admiraal in Lanaken and is active in real estate in both the Netherlands and Belgium. Real estate for sale and rental both business and private homes.

Real estate