Things to do for Families in Benidorm

Things to do for Families in Benidorm

Things to do for Families in Benidorm - One of the most frequently asked questions on the FaceBook group - "Is Benidorm suitable for children?"  YES without a doubt, there is lots for families to see and do.

Most of the hotels will have some form of children´s entertainment and some even have kids clubs so the adults can get some rest.  A lot of venues during the summer months also have early children, s shows.  You will also find acts such as Olly Murs, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga etc that are all suitable for children. Check out our online WHATS ON GUIDE to see what entertainment is on when and where.

For a list of venues suitable for families click HERE

Find a list of hotels suitable for families HERE

Taking your baby on holiday to Spain 

Spain does have rules with regards to allowing children in the bars and you can find out more here.


Things to do for families, Benidorm Palace

For parents of slightly older children, ie ones that can sit still lol see this absolutely fabulous show in the theatre styled nightclub Benidorm Palace. There is plenty of bright lights, music and fancy costumes to keep the children and adults entertained, but it is quite a long show.  ie you need to be there at around 20.30 and the show finishes about 00.30.

A very large stage is behind the dance floor, the dance floor is raised to the level of the stage dramatically increasing the stages size and allowing the performers to come right out into the audience

Besides the large troop of female and male dancers are various top specialty acts from around the world.

The spectacular lighting effects bring the feathers of the magnificent dancer's costumes to life.  A different show is put on each year.


Perfect for the whole family, there is NO age limit - but - normally a minimum of about 8 years old and are at least 4′ 0″ tall.

Even if you haven’t ridden a bike for decades, the thrill of gliding downhill for about 30 kilometres is an experience to ensure the most memorable day out of your visit to the Costa Blanca Don’t forget your camera! The views are amazing when you’re more than a mile high!

MINI GOLF - THE BULL - The BEST mini-golf in Benidorm - Open from 11:00 to 22:30

Minigolf the Bull! Great fun for all the family - Mini Golf, Bouncy Castle, Ball Pit, Ride the Bull, Trampoline, Amusement Park.  Celebrate your birthday or special occasion here, children can play in the ball pit only 3€ half an hour, whilst adults enjoy a drink.

Open from 11.00 - 00.00.

More information and interactive map can be found HERE

Things to do for Families in Benidorm


Things to do for Families in Benidorm

What are the two things children love best - water and sand and Benidorm has some of the finest blue flag beaches in the area, Levante Beach, the new town end (head away from the Rincon de Loix end where there are a few rocks) and Poniente Beach the other side of the old town, (this is the slightly quieter beach and perfect for children as there are NO rocks), there is also between the two Cala Mal Pas Beach, there are also two further rocky little know coves.  Full details of all five beaches can be found here.  

During the summer months there are lots of water sports available and inflatables in the sea. Please make sure you follow the flag warning system on the beaches and be careful in the sun.

Things to do for Families in Benidorm

TERRA NATURA - Terra Natura is open all the year. (But not every day, check HERE for opening hours and directions etc)

Things to do for families in Benidorm, Terra Natura

Perfect for all the family - At Terra Natura Benidorm you can see more than 1,500 animals from 200 different species, 50 of which are in serious danger of extinction, and over 2,500 examples of more than 160 species of trees, shrubs and ground cover plants from these regions. As well as the hugely varied collection of wildlife, our educational information (through placards with biological details and information points), the range of shows, entertainment and adventure activities make Terra Natura the venue of choice for families looking to spend an interesting and entertaining day in a natural setting.

AQUA NATURA - 2024 Open from March 22nd to 3rd November    

Perfect for any age and situated right next to Terra Natura.

A water park of 40.000 square meters designed so that EVERYONE enjoys themselves equally since the design offers a field of vision that allows the parents rest without worries and relax while the children can play and have fun in the water. Aqua Natura's water promenade guides you up to the beach area where you can find changing rooms, just relax, sunbathe and get refreshments.

There are more than 1.000 meters of exciting slides and exclusive bathing zones for children Aqua Natura has five large sections: the wave pool, the water slides, the kid’s pool, the lighthouse breakwater and the Spa-Sun Deck.

MUNDOMAR - Open until 3rd November 2024 Find opening times here 

A great day out for all the family Mundomar is a marine animal park, it is twinned with the water park Aqualandia (see below) which is directly adjacent to it and shares the same car park. More details on MundoMar HERE

AQUALANDIA - BENIDORM - 2024 Re-opens 25th May to 22nd September

Things to do for families in Benidorm

Aqualandia in Benidorm, the first water park built in Spain, opened in 1985. Since then, it has been not only one of the largest water parks in the world, but also ranks among those which offer the most attractions and facilities as well as outstanding customer service. Situated right next door to Mundomar.

Aqualandia is an extensive natural area where you can enjoy a wide variety of water activities and many other amenities. It covers an area of 150,000 square metres and has 50,000 square metres of free parking.

Aqualandia also features spacious landscaped areas which have been planted with a variety of local vegetation.

Other facilities and services available at the park are its picnic areas, souvenir shop, photography, cash dispensers, locker hire, safe deposit boxes, hire of sunbeds and swimming floats, more details HERE

Things to do for Families in Benidorm


Things to do for families in Benidorm, Bowling

There is a nice bowling alley located on AVENIDA MEDITERRÁNEO, Nº 22, EDIFICIO MIRAMAR PLAYA, (one block from Playa Levante). It also has recreation rooms and restaurants. The bowling is designed for all ages and abilities incorporating bumpers for younger and inexperienced players.

There are also various slot machines, pool and football tables available.

Things to do for Families in Benidorm


Children will especially like the glass bottomed boat that is included in this trip.

Some call it Peacock Island, others Benidorm Rock and the locals refer to it as simply L’illa (the island), if you’ve never made the journey across the bay to explore it, then you really should, because it’s a great day out. Enjoy the amazing views of the Benidorm skyline from the Mediterranean framed by the towering Puig Campana mountain (the one with the hole in the top) it is simply stunning – in fact the whole trip is worth it just for that view.  More information on boat times and prices HERE


Photo by Marimar del Valle Benidorm Seriously member.

Fairground rides and attractions for all the family, newly re-opened Easter 2021

The new park has two distinct indoor and outdoor areas plus a bar. The outdoor area is the playground with plenty of attractions for all ages, the park also has bathing areas.

Situated on the Avenida Mediterraneo no 20.

General opening hours Monday to Thursday 17.30 to22.30.  Friday and days before holidays, 17.30 to 22.30.  Saturdays 12.30 to 23.00.  Sundays 12.30 to 23.00.  School Holidays 12.30 to 23.00.


This is a wonderful place to take the children, set in beautiful cactus gardens so the adults will enjoy the views as well.  Most of the life size dinosaurs move and make noises as they are on sensors as you walk round the park.

Dino Park is just a bit further up the road from the amazing Algar Falls so you could do both these attractions in one day. Full details, opening times and prices can be found HERE

TERRA MITICA, & IBERIA THEME AND ADVENTURE PARK - 2024 Open from 7th May, closes 31st October )NOT open everyday)

The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands (of the Mediterranean).  This is  a Spanish version of Disneyland, most people come to enjoy the roller coasters and the altitude rides where you will get wet, so bring swimwear. There are also mini versions for the smaller younger visitors, who are measured before each ride for height.

Iberia park is now a separate area and offers some spectacular rides, shows and an aquatic zone, this is made up of the western half of Terra Mitica. This area of the part consists of 12 rides, eight restaurants and two arenas where various shows are performed throughout the day. More information HERE

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