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18 Fun Activities for the Whole Family on the Costa Blanca

1. The Algar Waterfalls, Alicante

Discover the Algar Waterfalls in beautiful Les Fonts de l'Algar Nature Reserve. Take a dip in the natural pools, admire the waterfalls and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. A perfect day activity for the whole family!

2. Terra Mítica Theme Park, Benidorm

Terra Mítica is a theme park in Benidorm which is divided into five themed areas. The wide variety of rides and attractions makes it suitable for all ages.

3. Terra Natura Zoo Theme Park, Benidorm

Terra Natura is a zoo theme park in Benidorm. The park has a special "zoo immersion” concept which mimics the animals’ natural habitat and means visitors can get closer to the animals.

4. Aqua Natura Waterpark, Benidorm

The 40,000 m² water park is designed for anyone who wants to have an amazing day of fun in the water. The park includes a wave pool, water slides, children's pool and beach area where parents can relax in peace while the kids play in the water.

5. Rio Safari Park, Elche, Alicante

Rio Safari Park is a great place for a day out. The park is surrounded by a forest of palm trees and is home to hundreds of animals from all over the world, it holds daily shows and animal encounters.

6. Aqualandia Waterpark, Benidorm

With no less than 15 water attractions and Europe's tallest water slide, Aqualandia offers a fun day out for all the family.

7. Swim with Dolphins, Mundomar, Benidorm

At Mundomar you can see lot of different species of mammals, birds and reptiles. There are a number of daily shows and you have the opportunity to swim with sea lions or enjoy a special dolphin encounter. A day at Mundomar is an eventful and exciting day for children, both young and old.

8. Toy Museum, Denia

Wooden soldiers, toy cars, rocking horses and dollhouses with miniature furniture take you back in time. Enjoy an interesting day out with your children at the toy museum in Denia, Alicante.

9. Boat Trip to Tabarca Island

Every day from Torrevieja Marina, a catamaran leaves for Tabarca Island which was once a haven for pirates. Enjoy a refreshing boat trip on the water, plus a day exploring the island.  

10. A Day at the Beach on the Costa Blanca

During your Costa Blanca holiday, a day at the beach can not be missed! Visit one of the many beaches on this beautiful coast. One of the most popular beaches is the Levante beach in Benidorm which is great for sailing, jet skiing and paragliding. It is also Blue Flag recognised, so very safe and extremely family friendly.

11. Train to Denia

Enjoy a nice day trip from Alicante Port with the slow train to Denia which takes you along the coast and inland. Along the way you'll pass several towns such as Benidorm, Altea and Calpe. It´s great fun for families who want to do some sightseeing during their holiday and can be combined with a visit to the Toy Museum in Denia.

12. Sport Centre, Torrevieja

The Torrevieja sports centre has something for lovers of all sports and attracts professional teams from across Europe. Football, athletics, gymnastics, swimming in both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, squash, handball, tennis, basketball, rugby, fitness, nothing is too crazy for this sports centre.

13. Visit the Torrevieja Submarine

The Delfin S61 was a submarine of the Spanish armada and is now a floating museum in the port of Torrevieja. During your visit you will have the chance to look inside the submarine and see how the sailors once lived.

14. Escape Room, Alicante

This popular team building day out should not be missed from this list of family activities. At Xcapate in Alicante you get 60 minutes to solve various puzzles and free yourself from the room. A fun and exciting way to test how well you can work together as a family.

15. Visit the rock of Peñon de Ifach, Calpe

Penyal d'Ifac is a natural park located in Calpe in the region of Valencia. Climbing the Ifach rock gives you the chance to get close to the wildlife and gives you a 332 metres high view of the Costa Blanca. This activity is suitable for all ages.

16. Chocolate Factory, Villajoyosa, Alicante

One of the best chocolatiers can be found in the province of Alicante, take a special day trip is a visit to the Valor Chocolate Museum in Villajoyosa. During a visit to the chocolate museum you can learn all about the history of this delicious chocolate, get a tour of the chocolate factory and stop at the store to have a taste.

17. Horse riding on the Costa Blanca

Discovering the Costa Blanca from horseback is a wonderful activity for horse lovers. There are numerous riding opportunities in Spain for all levels plus, opportunities to ride along the beach, countryside or at night. 

18. Boat Trips

One of the coolest ways to discover the coast of the Costa Blanca is by boat. A boat trip is a memorable experience, you can swim in the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean, explore beautiful bays or simply enjoy the breathtaking views of craggy cliffs and golden sandy beaches.

Going on holiday to the Costa Blanca? Here's our selection of the best holiday homes to make an unforgettable experience of your stay! 

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