When it comes to family holidays, Spain is a firm favourite with us Brits. It’s close to the UK, the weather is wonderful and there’s plenty of family-friendly attractions and activities to partake in. If you’re heading to Spain with the family on your next annual getaway, below you’ll discover some of the best child-friendly activities on offer.
Fun at the beach
Of course, one of the best activities you can do with the kids in Spain is head to the beach. There are so many beautiful child-friendly beaches to explore, particularly if you visit the Costa Brava region.
There’s a lot of child-friendly beaches in Costa Brava, with the Sant Pol, Platja de Castell and Cala Sant Francesc being three of the best to head to. Some offer a variety of watersports, while others are best suited to paddling in the sea and soaking up the sun’s rays.
Check out a water or theme park
Spain is also known for its exceptional range of water and theme parks. The PortAventura park in Costa Dorada is definitely worth a trip.
You’ll find three fun-packed themed zones and a staggering 42 different rides. The park also hosts numerous shows and parades. There are rides to suit all ages too, and the park is home to Europe’s tallest rollercoaster – the Shambhala.
This is just one of many theme parks on offer. A few others to consider include the Caribe Aquatic Park, Water World and Aquabrava.
Explore natural parks
It’s not all about the beaches and theme parks in Spain. You’ll also find a fantastic choice of natural parks to explore too. Kids love exploring nature and these parks provide the perfect opportunity for both education and fun.
Whether you head to the Botanical gardens in Blanes, or the Cap de Creus in Costa Brava, you’ll get to see some amazing sights. The Cap de Creus offers excellent hiking routes, suitable for children of all ages.
To complete your natural Spanish experience, why not consider camping? You’ll find camping holidays in Spain aren’t just affordable, but a great way to explore a different side to this popular country.
The House of Illusion
Finally, there’s a lot of evening entertainment aimed towards families, such as The House of Illusion. Situated in Costa Dorada, this popular attraction boasts illusionists, cabaret performers and magicians. You’re guaranteed a memorable evening when you visit this attraction.
These are just some of the great activities available for the kids in Spain. No matter which part you head to, you’re sure to find a plethora of activities and attractions to keep the entire family happy. From spectacular shows to pristine beaches and stunning nature parks; there really is something to suit everyone here.