You have no idea how to spend time with your family on holidays? Are your children tired of lying on the beach or sightseeing? Here are some children-friendly places worth visiting.
Aqualandia is one of the largest water parks located on the Costa Blanca and includes about 20 different attractions. There is something for everyone. The most risky slides allow you to slide down from dizzying heights through dark tunnels. Aqualandia is a very popular water park, located in the eastern part of Benidorm.
The Flamingo Aquapark is a small but charming water park in Torrevieja, ideal for families with small children - it is not too big and great for having a walk. It has several slides suitable for younger children, along with a shallow pool. It also has many larger slides for older children and adults. It addition, it includes a sports pool, for those who want to train their swimming technique. It is also worth mentioning that there are many shady places with free deck chairs and a free car park.
The Aquapolis water park is located on the outskirts of Torrevieja, near the sports grounds. The park consists of several water facilities for children and adults, including the famous Kamikaze slide, which is a long, closed pipe that throws your body at high speed into the pool. There is also a green area with many umbrellas and loungers to relax in. And for the youngest children there is a pool with water toys and mini slides.
The Rojales Aquapark in Ciudad Quesada includes several different slides, three children's pools and a large main pool. It also offers a large selection of restaurants, as well as food stalls, ice cream parlours and souvenir shops. There is also a large relaxation area where you can rent deck chairs for free. Aquapark Rojales is an ideal place for family trips.
Swimming with dolphins is a dream come true for many people. These animals have something magical about them: the way they communicate relieves all tension. At Mundomar in Benidorm you have the opportunity to meet these amazing animals, swim with them, stroke them and take a picture with them. In addition to dolphins, you may see parrots, sea lions, surrogates, lemurs, giant turtles, flamingos, aries, storks, penguins, prairie dogs, owls and many other creatures. You can also become an animal carer or trainer for the whole day.
It is the largest park on the Costa Blanca that has its headquarters in both Benidorm and Murcia. It combines a shopping centre, a restaurant and a zoo. Terra Natura is managed by a non-profit organisation. Despite its commercial character it is a fervent centre for animal rights. The goal is to protect the environment and endangered species. Thanks to this, animals can be remotely adopted: hippos or tigers. They also have a large laboratory in Benidorm, which is used for research on the development and expansion of knowledge about fauna. The place is ideal both for having a good time and as a great educational path for kids.
Next to Terra Natura there is the Aqua Natura, where you can cool off after having visited the zoo. Aqua Natura prides itself on being the only water park where The Crest, a closed water slide, is located. The amusement park also offers slides and water attractions suitable for all ages. You can also take part in a show of sea lions, or even have the opportunity to swim with them and take a photo. You can buy a joint ticket for Terra Natura and Aqua Natura to save some money.
It is worth going with your children to Safari Aitana. This resort has made every effort to reflect the natural environment of animals living in Safari. It is a car trip. For the youngest, it may be exciting to see a lion or an elephant up close. These animals are tamed, some of them can be stroked and walked around with. In addition, right at the entrance to the park there is a restaurant and a recreation area for families.
There is another wonderful theme park on the road between Santa Pola and Elche. Rio Safari is not only a zoo, but also a water park. You can easily move between the attractions by train, which goes around the park and is an ideal point to watch animals from. It is also a perfect place for a family picnic.
The northernmost park on the Costa Blanca is another safari park, El Vergel. The visit to the park starts with a ride among the tigers. After leaving this part of the park, the tour continues on foot. Apart from caged animals, you can also play with tamed domestic animals - goats or ponies. There is also a show during which the animals perform various tricks. In addition, there is a playground combined with a picnic area and a restaurant. It is also worth mentioning the lake in the park with the possibility of renting boats.
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