Costa del Sol
Parents have many options when looking for the right childcare provider for their family, with several professional nanny agencies and child care services in the Costa del Sol, from Gibraltar to Malaga. A British and English-speaking nanny service is available in Marbella and the surrounding areas, where highly qualified nannies and au pairs can provide a full time live-in service or part time care. Busy working parents even have the option of a healthy meal preparing service, with experienced chefs to cook for their family on certain days of the week. The Costa del Sol is home to a diverse community of residents from all over the world, with several multilingual daycare centres and international nurseries for working expat parents with babies and toddlers. There are also friendly drop-in kids clubs offering one-off day care services and numerous friendly, multilingual babysitters living in the region.
The many beaches along this beautiful stretch of coastline are often perfect places to have a child’s birthday party, with fun games, a delicious picnic and plenty of space for kids to run around and play. There are several great indoor play centres offering party packages in the likes of Malaga and Marbella, where children can let off steam and play for hours, followed by a birthday tea and plenty of cake. Many restaurants on the Costa del Sol also have dedicated party rooms and special menus for different age groups. There is also a vast safari park with animals from every continent, popular with animal lovers of all ages, and a crocodile park where children can learn all about these amazing prehistoric creatures. Adventurous older kids will love activities such as zip-lining, archery and competitive paintball for an adrenaline fuelled party that their friends will absolutely adore.
There are many professionals dedicated to educational services on the Costa del Sol including speech therapists and psychologists, many who specialise in helping multilingual children. There are also educational advisors for teenagers interested in the IB or studying in the United States after finishing school.
Costa de la Luz
International families living in Cadiz, Huelva and the surrounding coastal towns have great access to babysitting and childcare, with excellent childcare services in Costa de la Luz. Parents have several international nurseries and bilingual day-care centres to choose from in Western Andalucia, with different flexible childcare options to suit each family’s needs. Local and online nanny agencies can also help parents to find a babysitter or nanny services.
There are several professional party-entertainers and kids party planning companies in Costa de la Luz, offering professional support with coordinating a superb birthday celebration at home or a chosen venue. There are activities, themes and different entertainers to suit children of all ages and interests, including expert face painting or balloon sculpting, a visit from a favourite film or tv character, magician or even a DJ for an older kids’ disco party. Summertime parties in Costa de la Luz might revolve around a birthday picnic on one of the region’s magnificent sandy beaches with fun games and activities like races on the sand, or a sand castle competition. Fun indoor party ideas for toddlers and older children in Cadiz, Huelva in Jerez include numerous soft play centres and leisure centres with indoor facilities, ideal for parties in the Winter, or for cooling off away from the heat of summer.
Here are some of the best family services on the Costa del Sol and the Costa de la Luz, as recommended by our international community of families based in the local area. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org