Without any doubt, traveling with kids is different from any experienced journey. Spain is among the long list of family and kid-friendly tourist destinations that offer a wide range of things to appeal to your little angels. Traveling with family demands meticulous planning to make each second memorable for your kids and family. As you know perfectly, some spots are not appropriate for kids due to particular reasons, so you as a mother or father should be highly alert to avoid these stops.
Spanish coastlines during summer holidays are a must-do in that your little ones can enjoy water activities or at least play in the water to escape from the burning sun. A significant number of things to do in Spain, incredibly historical places, look as if they come out of a fantasy and imagination world such as Alhambra or Alcazar, which resembles the captivating castle of Sleeping Beauty. Remember to bring a water bottle and the baby formula to feed your child as long as possible and necessary. Would you please not leave us because we decide to take you to a beautiful part of the world that fits your expectations? Visiting Spain with kids during autumn or spring is better because the weather is not too warm and kid-friendly places are not crowded.
#1- Seville Royal Alcazar – Seville
A stunning medieval palace displays the mixture of nourish and Spanish architectural style, Royal Alcazar of Seville. The castle opens its doors from 9:30 a.m. to seven p.m. Visiting the spot costs $33.55, but you may save your money by taking part in a guided tour. This cultural tourist attraction in Seville dates back to the High Middle Ages, 5 to 10 centuries. You need two hours to visit the castle, which is 16 km from Seville Airport. Royal Alcazar of Seville is close to Salon de Embajadores and Centro Histórico De Sevilla. Hotel Alfonso XIII, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville (5-star), Hotel Palacio Alcazar (4-star), Hotel Boutique Elvira Plaza Seville (3-star), Zurbaran (2-star), and Legado Alcazar (3-star). Eat in the best restaurants such as Bar Timbre, Arabesca Restaurant, El Rincon De Beirut, Alcazar Restaurante, and Cristina Bistro.
#2- Valencia Bioparc- Valencia
Kids love animals, notably monkeys, so join Valencia Bioparc; the castle is open from ten a.m. to 6 p.m. Every day and welcome your children with open arms and lovely animals. The adorable creatures and natural ecosystems create a chance to learn about these valuable parts of the universe. Valencia Bioparc is a 25 Acres zoological park that opened its doors in 2008. The home of 4000 animals is 8.1 km from Valencia airport. You can prepare a T-shirt for your child as a remembrance of an exciting journey in Valencia Bioparc, which is not just for kids but for visitors of all ages. Valencia Bioparc, Valencia History Museum, and Central Market of Valencia are top attractions in Valencia that are worth the time. To visit the park, you must pay €18 for your kids and 28.80 for your own. Hotel Villacarlos (3-star), Apartamentos Plaza Picasso (3-star), Venecia Plaza Centro (2-star), Hotel One Shot Mercat 09 (4-star), and Caro Hotel (5-star) are great to rest with your family. Bioparc Cafe, Deleita, Restaurante Levante Valencia, Restaurante Nou Chocomeli, and Lolitos are close to the park.
#3- Cathedral of Mallorca – Mallorca
Feed your child in the nearby restaurants, such as Pepe Aguado, La Posada, Cappuccino Palau March, Ombu, or Lennox the Pub, then join the Cathedral of Mallorca. Put your car on the main road, a paid parking spot, and then pay €7 to go inside the cathedral. This tourist attraction in Palma is 11 km away from Palma Airport. The Cathedral of Mallorca is next to other attractions such as the Basilica of San Francisco and the Royal Palace of La Almudaina. The cathedral is open Monday to Friday from ten a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday to Saturday from ten a.m. to 3 p.m. This 109 m structure was constructed between 1229 and 1346. You may take an audio tour for your child to learn about the area in complete silence. The moving caroches take you to the Charles Dickens stories, close your eyes and step into your childhood memories of the Tale of Two Cities. AH, Art Hotel Palma (4-star), Protur Naisa Palma Hotel (4-star), Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments (3-star), Hipotels Playa de Palma Palace (5-star), and Hotel Gabarda & Gil are on your way.
#4- Alcazaba – Málaga
Alcazaba is located on the pinnacle of a hill and was constructed by an Arab Dynasty in the 11th century. This impressive fortification is open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to eight p.m. Alcazaba is impressed by the pages of history and includes many spots that take your kids to the old times. The well-preserved attraction in Malaga provides extraordinary views of the sea. Did you know that Romans built a theatre in 1 AD under August’s order? The Roman Theatre was founded 75 years ago. For a better experience, avoid Sundays because it is very crowded. A standard ticket to visit Alcazaba costs 3.5 euros. After visiting this place, see other attractions such as Gibralfaro Castle and Picasso Museum Malaga. La Sole del Pimpi, Alcasabar, El Vegetariano de la Alcazabilla, Y dice Matías are the best restaurants near the castle. Alcazaba is next to some hotels like NH Malaga (4-star), Hotel Molina Lario (4-star), Hotel Boutique Teatro Romano (2-star), Gran Hotel Miramar GL (5-star), and Atarazanas Malaga Boutique Hotel (3-star).
#5- Serra de Tramuntana- Mallorca
Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain range that covers the northeast to southeast of Mallorca. The attraction in Mallorca becomes the destination of hundreds of thousands of voyagers. The emblematic spot includes coves to discover with your child. Although the place is unspoiled, you cannot find necessary things such as toilets for the kids. Stop at different viewpoints to snap a photo while your family is enjoying the pristine beach. Would you please take a photo when your little boy or girl runs and laughs to make her/ his childhood eternal? The beach is charming, however wild, so take care of your kids. It is recommended to participate in a sightseeing area. The price to visit the site starts from $23.76 per person. Serra de Tramuntana is 33 km from Mallorca Airport. The closest attractions are Son Marroig, Cala Deia, and Mirador Sa Foradada. Sa Foradada, S’Hortet, Sebastian, Restaurant Nama, and Trattoria Italiana are close restaurants. The fantastic hotels include Hotel Honukai (4-star), Es Moli Hotel (4-star), Ona Village Cala D’Or (3-star), Apartamentos INN by ALEGRIA (2-star), and Gran Hotel Soller (5-star).
#6- Castle of Santa Barbara- Alicante
The castle of Santa Barbara is a miraculous castle that looks like a face; that’s why it is named the face of the Moor. The popular attraction in Alicante beating heart includes some evidence that goes back to the Bronze Age. Every day from ten a.m. to 8 p.m. You can come to Castillo de Santa Barbara to visit the historic castle. As the way to the court is tiring, it is better to go by bus or your car to save your children’s energy for exploring this fantastic place. You may stop at the nearby cafe to refresh and enjoy the city view from the ruins of the castle. Use the lift situated at Playa del Postiguet to reach the top. Seeing the symbol of Alicante is free of charge. This historical spot is great to see with all members of the family and take photos beside sculptures. The castle of Santa Barbara is 25 km from Alicante Airport and worth all of your steps. Some of the best attractions in Alicante are Leisure port, Puerta del Mar Square, and Carbonell House. Melia Alicante (4-star), Hotel Spa Porta Maris by Melia (4-star), Hotel Maya Alicante (3-star), Mendez Nunez Alicante (2-star), and Hotel Villa Venecia Boutique Gourmet (5-star) are nearby hotels. The close restaurants like Esplanade One, Little Italy, La Proa, La Taberna Salamanca, and romantic El Gosto del Gourmet wait for you.
#7- Crocodile Park – Torremolinos
Animals and children are in a close relationship. Many of the kids love these beautiful creatures. One of the fantastic places in the world that protects crocodiles and other animals is Crocodile Park, opening its doors from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. As your dogs and cats need shelter, other living creatures need to be protected too, so the government and individuals tried to transfer the animals into a safe environment. Crocodile Park is a top attraction in Torremolinos that includes some inhabitants. By paying $11.94, you can help animals to have food and leave them in a safe place. Crocodile Park is 14 km from Canary Islands Airport. It is not like other zoological parks you have seen now due to the sensitive animal protection. Does your little girl like to see the baby crocodile? Ask the staff for a hand. After visiting the fabulous attraction in Torremolinos, join nearby restaurants such as La Bodeguita de La Villa, Sweet Corner, Restaurante Estragon, Costa Italia, or Taberna Emilio. The best hotels in the area are Corallium Beach by Lopesan Hotels (3-star), Cordial Mogan Playa (4-star), Melia Tamarindos (5-star), Gloria Palace San Agustin Thalasso & Hotel (4-star), and Playa Feliz Apartments (2-star).
#8- PortAventura World- Salou
This leisure and amusement park is an ideal destination to present the happiest moments to your kids. Let them discover the world of leisure and fun and be familiarised with the themed park. Visiting the kid-friendly attractions in Salou is a unique experience that demands to spend at least 3 hours in PortAventura World. The admission ticket price starts from $24.06. Many people prefer to prepare online tickets to avoid long queues. This excellent place for a birthday gift is 101km from Barcelona airport. It is open from 10:30 to 20.
Chickens’ Stampida Portaventura Park, The Iron Horse Hotel, Jeremiah’s Food, The Old Steak House, and Yogurteria Danone are excellent restaurants. The superb hotels include PortAventura HOTEL PortAventura (4-star), PortAventura Hotel Gold River (4-star), Gran Palas Hotel (5-star), Festival Village (3-star), and Marinade (2-star).
#9- Benalmadena Marina – Benalmadena
The top-rated attractions in Benalmadena include many places to see, restaurants like Cantina Mexicana, Kume Restaurant Club, Foster’s Hollywood, Kaleido, or La Marina, and shop centers. The site was opened officially 42 years ago and welcomes people from nine a.m. to 5 p.m. What makes Benalmadena Marina outstanding is its fantastic architecture and brilliant design. The stunning harbor is 9.6 km from Malaga Airport. After visiting the area, invite your kids to eat a delicious ice cream made of fresh and high-quality ingredients. The site is close to nearby hotels like Helios Costa Tropical (3-star), Sol House Costa del Sol (4-star), Hotel Mac Puerto Marina Benalmadena (4-star), Hotel Don Pepe Gran Melia (5-star), and Hotel La Luna Blanca (2-star).
#10- Siam Park- Adeje
Drive 16 km from Tenerife South Airport to join a waterpark that benefits from the Thai architectural style. The princes of Thailand established it in 2008. The attraction in the Canary Islands benefits from the Siamese theme and is known as the famous water park on our planet. you may join the park from 10 a.m. to six p.m. and start an epic journey with your kids. Siam Park is next to Siam Mall and Bobo Beach. To enter most of Adeje’s attractions, your children must be at least 1.10 m. Leave your car at Siam Mall and prepare a ticket which costs €34 for adults and per kid from 3 to 11 years old costs €22 while kids up to 2 years are free to visit the park. El Gomero, Mr Singh, El Tejado, Burger King, and Cafe Bar Lormar are fantastic restaurants. Baobab Suites (5-star), Iberostar Bouganville Playa (4-star), Hotel Jardin Tropical (5-star), Tinerfe Garden (2-star), and Hotel Andorra Tenerife (3-star) are among the nearby hotels.
#11- Botanical Garden Santa Clotilde- Lloret de Mar
The Botanical Garden Santa Clotilde is among the Spectacular attractions in Lloret de Mar. This 15 ha botanical garden is 31 km from Girona Airport and offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea since 1919. This Italian Renaissance-style garden is open from ten a.m. to 8 p.m. 7-days a week. Children up to 12 have free access to the garden, and their parents are supposed to pay €6. Unfortunately, this site is not suitable for people with mobility problems. This petit paradise has nothing short of other attractions in Girona, such as Girona Cathedral and Arab Baths. Step into the Game of Thrones filming location and discover it with children. L’Azure Hotel (4-star), Hotel Santa Marta (5-star), Hotel Delamar, Adults Only (4-star), Mirage Adults Only (3-star), and Els Llorers ( 2-star) are fantastic hotels to stay in. Go to the nearby restaurants like Solivins, Meeting, Punta Garbi, Restaurant America, or PdePa Bakery.
#12- Selwo Marina – Benalmadena
Selwo Marina is among the top attractions in Benalmadena and was founded in 2002. This little marine park becomes the home of lovely sea lions, cute dolphins, exotic birds, and adorable penguins. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The park manager creates circumstances to come in close contact with the penguins and feed them. The park is 13 Km from Malaga Airport. The cost of accessing Selwo Marina starts from €15.90. After seeing the dolphin show, go to the nearby restaurants such as Sam’s Bar, Meeting Point Cafe, Da Checco & Paola, La Despensa Familiar, or Auditorium. The romantic hotels next to Selwo Marina are Hotel Betania (2-star), SENTIDO Benalmadena Beach (4-star), Hotel Spa Benalmadena Palace (4-star), Vincci Seleccion Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa (5-star), and Hotel Ritual (3-star).
#13- Palmitos Park- Canary Islands
Palmitos Park, along with other attractions in Maspalomas such as Mundo Aborigen, creates memorable hours for your family. The zoological park is situated 41 km from Gran Canaria Airport. The theme park was opened in 1978. Does your child yearn to swim with beautiful dolphins? Pay an additional fee plus €23 to experience such a chance. Visiting the park costs €30 for you as parents. Take benefit from the online ticket purchase option and join the park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Club Maspalomas Suites & Spa (1-star), AxelBeach Maspalomas (3-star), Hotel Riu Papayas (4-star), Club Vista Serena (2-star), Bohemia Suites & Spa (5-star) are close to restaurants like La Guagua Blanca, La Cuevita Ayagaures, Ibericos J. Cruz, Restaurante Sidecar, and Coco Food & Wines.
#14- Canary Aloe Vera Farm- Canary Islands
Are you suffering from sunburn? How about your little one? Nothing is more bothersome than seeing a sunburnt child but don’t worry because there is a piece of good news for you. In Canary Aloe Vera Farm, you can use the aloe vera to soothe your kid’s skin. This farm is among the top attractions in the Canary Islands. The farm is 41 km from Gran Canaria airport. Every day from 9 a.m. to six p.m; you can join the farm. The nearby hotels are Bahiazul Villas & Club (5-star), H10 Tindaya (4-star), H10 Playa Esmeralda (4-star), Hotel Cooee Taimar (2-star), and LABRANDA Corralejo Village (3-star). La Ballena, Pizzeria Marameo, Toast, Olivo Corso, and La Vaca Azul offer high-quality dishes.
#15- Cathedral-Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar- Zaragoza
This Roman Catholic Church is 298 km from Barcelona airport. The process of groundbreaking attraction in Zaragoza started in 1681 and was completed in 1961. The place is open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Mondays. Ticket to visit the basilica costs €2 per adult and is free for children up to ten. Hats and taking photos and videos are forbidden. The basilica is close to Innside by Melia Zaragoza (4-star), NH Ciudad de Zaragoza (3-star), Catalonia El Pilar (4-star), Hotel Sauce (2-star), and Hotel Reina Petronila. It is next to restaurants like Cafe de Lolita, Cafe Botanico, Churreria la Fama, La Lola, and El Angel del Pincho.