Things to do in Costa Blanca with Kids

There are so many things to do in Alicante with kids, tweens and teenagers. Alicante boasts the perfect Mediterranean climate for families seeking an outdoorsy lifestyle for their children, with plenty of fun outdoor activities for kids all year round. Kids will love exploring the ancient medieval Castle of Santa Bárbara, with archaeological ruins and stunning views overlooking the bay of Alicante. The Costa Blanca is known for its beautiful golden sand and crystal clear water, and Alicante boasts some fabulous blue flag beaches for families, with a gradual slope offering relatively shallow waters for little ones to play in.

 

Outdoor things to do in Costa Blanca with kids

With many parks, playgrounds and promenades, there are so many free outdoor things to do for kids in Alicante. Picnics and boat trips always make popular summer outdoor activities for kids, with families enjoying the many coves and bays along the Costa Blanca. Older kids can also try paddleboarding, windsurfing and sailing with the different water sports companies operating in the region. 

 

Outdoor things to do in Costa Blanca with kids include visiting the Algar Waterfalls in the beautiful Les Fonts de l’Algar nature reserve, with freshwater natural pools to swim in. The Salinas de Torrevieja is another popular spot for outdoor day trips with kids near Alicante, with naturally occurring bright pink salt lagoons. One of the most beautiful and fascinating places to go with older children is Tabarca Island. Set just off the coast, the island has a unique real-life pirate history, with fun guided day trips to the island available year-round.

 

Indoor things to do in Costa Blanca With Kids

Some inside activities for children include soft play centres with ball pools, slides and bouncy castles. Indoor things to do in Costa Blanca for teens and tweens include adrenaline-fuelled problem-solving escape games, competitive bowling and cinema screenings (with some cinemas showing English language films with Spanish subtitles, known as VO or versión original).

 

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Things to do in Costa Blanca With Kids

The sandy and pebbled beaches along the Moraira coast are well sheltered and protected, making for ideal family-friendly beaches with endless summer outdoor activities for kids, and the towns along this stretch of coast have maintained the feel and charm of tranquil fishing villages. Little ones will love the Algar Dino Park, with realistic animatronic dinosaurs set in a large park with lots of educational information and there is a popular waterpark Aquopolis in Torrevieja. Older kids and teens will enjoy the zip-lining and rope bridges of the Vital Par Centre Adventure Park.

 

Indoor things to do in Jávea With Kids

There are also plenty of things to do in Jávea with kids indoors, from workshops and classes to sports clubs. Musical kids have access to private music lessons and even a Rock Academy, where kids and teenagers can learn how to play in bands and play live gigs. There are also popular dance schools and studios in Jávea offering lessons in different styles of dance including including ballet, tap and jazz for children of all ages. gymnastics lessons and even a cheerleading school in the local area as well as great sports clubs with indoor facilities for football and tennis year-round.

 

Workshops and Classes for Kids in Jávea

There are numerous sports centres and clubs with excellent facilities offering top classes or holiday courses in swimming, martial arts like karate, gymnastics, tennis and team sports like football or rugby. Several dance studios and schools offer lessons in various styles of dance from classical to contemporary. There is also a popular English-language stage school in Jávea offering part time performing arts courses with weekly lessons and English summer camps.

 

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INDOOR & OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS, TWEENS & TEENS IN ALICANTE AND JÁVEA – PLAY CENTRES, INDOOR FACILITIES, MUSEUMS, EXHIBITS, SPORTS, WORKSHOPS, ADVENTURE PARKS, GARDENS AND SUMMER CAMPS

Vital Par Centre, Parcent

Vital Par Centre, Parcent

Outdoor treetop climbing adventure suitable for children 9 and over. A couple of adults need to go round with the children but it is a fab day out.             Recommended by Samantha Poole Contact Details: Cami del, ...
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Hipica Ondara

Hipica Ondara

A long established riding and livery yard located in the picturesque valleys of Ondara. With highly trained staff and many horses and ponies, there is something for all levels of capability, from beginners to pros. This English riding school offers ...
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San Juan Beach, Alicante

San Juan Beach, Alicante

This is the most famous beach in Alicante with sands stretching from the beaches at El Campello right through to the Cabo de las Huertas headland. It is an open beach with very high-quality fine sands located in an area with lots of apartments, ...
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Parque El Palmeral, Alicante

Parque El Palmeral, Alicante

Running alongside the sea, Parque El Palmeral offers numerous walkways, water areas, a play area for children and summer theatre. You can picnic under the numerous palmtrees and beautiful waterfalls as well as rent a boat on the lake. Open from 9am ...
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El Postiguet Beach, Alicante

El Postiguet Beach, Alicante

This beach is in the city, at the foot of Santa Bárbara castle and alongside the port and the Explanada esplanade. It is renowned for the quality of its sand, its palm tree boardwalk and its cafes. This, together with its proximity to the Old ...
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