If you plan to spend a sun-soaked vacation, you should plan to visit the southern coast of Spain. This part has great weather year-round, delicious food, and plenty of activities to enjoy that keep everyone busy. If you are looking for fun activities for the whole family, read here to do the best activities in Marbella with children.
The best beaches for children
Marbella has a wide range of sandy beaches suitable for children. For example, Playa Fontanilla is one of those beaches where you can take your children and have fun all day. It is close to the center of the city, just past the Marbella marina and offers a wide range of facilities, such as cafes, shops and restaurants. The beach also offers access to public restrooms. Nagueles beach is another popular beach with families. There are numerous activities for visitors. You can rent a pedal boat for fun in the water and other water sports for older children.
Fun amusement park Marbella beach
The fun beach is the place that offers fun not only for children but for the whole family. It is an amusement park where you can enjoy the fun of karting for both children and adults. Older kids can head out to sea on a jet ski or flyboard. Adults can enjoy a ride on a variety of inflatable boats and younger children can have fun on the pedal boats.
Nature at the Lago de Las Tortugas (Lake of the Turtles)
Turtle Lake is the top tourist destination for the whole family. There are lots of trees, lush foliage, and glorious mountain views. The lake is popular for turtles. The lake is located in Nueva Andalucía in Marbella and is also home to many waterfowl and funny turtles. Children can also swim in the lake and it is the best place to enjoy a picnic in the shade on a hot summer day. You can walk around the lake and you can cross the 20-meter-high dam wall that dates back to 1890.
San Pedro Alcántara Boulevard Children’s Park
San Pedro Boulevard offers three playgrounds for children. There are rowing hills to climb, wooden horses to ride and swing on. Older children can enjoy the zip line. The boulevard is also perfect for biking and rollerblading. There is also an elegant architectural bridge that curves to match the waves and mountains of the Marbella coastline. You can enjoy beautiful and impressive views of the sea and the mountains that extend over a series of paddling pools for children to have fun.
Barbecue or picnic in the Parque Vigil de Quiñones
It is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and a day out with the whole family. You can enjoy a barbecue and relax in the shade of the park’s trees. In the park there is a small cafeteria and children’s play area, a soccer field, a petanque court and a multipurpose court. The park is located a short distance from the city center of Marbella and has free admission.