Experience unforgettable child-friendly holidays.
Experience an unforgettable child-friendly holidays on the Costa del Sol and in the province of Málaga? Look no further! From charming Mijas Pueblo to bustling Marbella, the vibrant city of Fuengirola to adventurous Benalmádena and so much more. These destinations all have something unique to offer to ensure your children have an unforgettable holiday. Discover their beautiful beaches, vibrant atmosphere and countless activities for the whole family. Enjoy sun-drenched days, delicious food and warm hospitality.
Discover the charm and culture of Mijas Pueblo
Mijas Pueblo is a perfect destination for a family outing. With its picturesque streets, breathtaking views and rich history, it will enchant young and old alike.
For those looking for sightseeing, Mijas Pueblo has a lot to offer. From historical monuments to traditional whitewashed houses, there is always something interesting to discover. Don’t forget to visit the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción and enjoy the panoramic views from the Mirador de la Muralla viewpoint.
The kids are sure to have fun in Mijas Pueblo. Visit Parque La Muralla where they can play in the playground while you enjoy a relaxing moment on a bench. Or take a ride on the famous donkey taxis that pass through the village’s narrow streets – guaranteed fun for the whole family.
After all that exploring and having fun, you might want to take a break and enjoy some delicious food. Luckily, Mijas Pueblo also has numerous family-friendly restaurants where you can enjoy local dishes such as paella or tapas.
Enjoy sun and beach in Marbella with activities for all ages.
Marbella is a destination where both young and old can enjoy sun, beach and a range of activities. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly beach or want to try out adventurous water sports, Marbella has something for everyone.
With its soft sandy beaches and shallow waters, children can play safely while parents enjoy the warm rays of the sun. For adventurous souls, Marbella also offers a wide range of water sports activities, from jet skiing to kayaking and paddle boarding. There is something for everyone.
Highly recommended is the beach walk along the coast to Puerto Banus and back, by boat or catamaran. A comment from Katrien, one of our guests with children mentioned that the “boat ride” was super fun for the girls. Along the way along the beach also several beach bars with playgrounds to take a break with the kids.
Fuengirola: a paradise for children
An absolute must-visit is the Bioparc Fuengirola, a wonderful zoo known for its commitment to nature conservation. Here, children can come face to face with exotic animals from all over the world, while learning about the importance of biodiversity conservation.
For some cooling off and water fun, Aquamijas is the ideal destination. This popular water park offers slides, pools and play areas for all ages. So kids can have hours of fun under Fuengirola’s sunny climate.
Besides these two top attractions, there are many other child-friendly activities to discover in Fuengirola. Find out more about Fuengirola on our Finca La Toronja blog page.
Benalmádena: Fun for all the Family
Benalmádena offers fun for the whole family with its family-friendly attractions.At Benalmádena Costa is the lively marina “Puerto Marina”, with numerous shops, restaurants and bars. It is great to stroll around here and admire the luxury yachts. Moreover, there are boat trips available that allow you to explore the coast and maybe even spot dolphins. Children will enjoy the lively atmosphere, sea views and beach. Also located here is the Sealife Aquarium. A fascinating attraction that takes visitors on a journey of discovery under the sea. You can admire different types of marine animals here, including colourful fish, graceful seahorses and impressive sharks.
We also have Benalmádena pueblo with its cosy village atmosphere, the Castle of Colomares, the Butterfly Park and the Stupa.
The Castle of Colomares is a unique attraction.
It is a tribute to the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus. With its beautiful architecture, the castle offers a fascinating mix of different architectural styles. Children will find it fascinating to wander through the castle’s corridors and gardens and discover its history.
The butterfly park is a paradise for nature lovers and adventurers who want to discover the beautiful world of tropical butterflies.
This unique park offers an educational experience where visitors can learn about the fascinating insect world while enjoying the beauty these colourful creatures bring.
The park is a true oasis, filled with exotic plants, flowers and, of course, hundreds of different species of butterflies. As you stroll through the lush gardens, you will be amazed by the vibrant colours and delicate wings of these beautiful insects.
For nature lovers, the Butterfly Park offers a unique opportunity to get closer to nature and learn more about the importance of biodiversity conservation. Educational experiences and informative displays take you on a journey through the life cycle of butterflies, their habitat and their role in our ecosystem.
Children will be fascinated by the interactive elements and can even witness the magical moment when a caterpillar transforms into a beautiful butterfly.
Visit the beautiful Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmádena Pueblo
If you are interested in exploring different cultures and history, then a visit to the beautiful Stupa of Enlightenment in Benalmádena Pueblo is definitely worthwhile. This Buddhist stupa is a spiritual place where you can experience tranquillity and enjoy breathtaking views of the city.
Besides absorbing the spiritual energy of the stupa, the location also offers panoramic views of the city of Benalmádena. From this height, you can admire the beauty of the surroundings and completely unwind in this peaceful atmosphere.
In this blog, we have made a concise list of what you can experience during a holiday with children. However, there is still so much to discover that we decided to dedicate a second blog to more great experiences.
All the aforementioned places are only twenty to thirty minutes’ drive from our B&B Finca La Toronja, located in Coín. Thanks to the excellent connections, all these destinations are easily accessible.