Choosing the vacation spot for the whole family to enjoy and rest is sometimes complicated. We give you 34 ideas in which you will surely find the option that best suits you and your children.
Los enebrales beach, in Punta Umbría (Huelva)
Located in the Natural Site of the Enebrales, this is a practically virgin beach with little influx of bathers. Wooden walkways allow access from the road to the beach: a path that runs through a mixed forest of junipers, sages, pine trees, blizzard, rosemary and blackthorn.
And among the fauna of this area of 162 hectares, you can discover with luck species such as the ashen lizard, the colirrroja, the ocellated lizard, the common blacksmith, the magpie capirotazo, the rabilarga or the goldfinch. A small paradise south of the city of Huelva.
Where to stay: Barceló Punta Umbría Beach Resort.
Bioparc: vacations in Africa without leaving Valencia
Equatorial rainforests, the exotic island of Madagascar, the great wetlands and the cave of Kitum and more than 150 species of animals such as lions, elephants, chimpanzees, rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, zebras and other more unknown as oricteropos, damans, pits, rats mole or lemurs. Bioparc Valencia recreates the most beautiful landscapes of Africa inhabited by its most endangered species.
In addition, the park participates in European ex situ conservation programs that fight to prevent the disappearance of the species. Fruit of this work were born in Bioparc pups of animals in danger of extinction such as eastern bongo (the largest African forest antelope), gorillas, leopards, hyenas and giraffes …
Thus, you can enjoy a leisure day “with cause” accompanied by all services (restaurants, shops, playground, cinema …), complementary activities such as talks with caregivers and the exhibition of the documentary “The cycle of life.”
Where to stay: Bioparc has agreements with hotels that present packages with accommodation offers plus admission. The reservation is made directly on the hotel phone. On the Bioparc website you can find out about the collaborating hotels. Click on tickets and then tickets + accommodation.
An original Science Museum in Cuenca
The Natural Sciences Museum of Castilla La Mancha, located in the old town, allows children to touch the sky thanks to the optomechanical projector of their Planetarium or view the universe in 360º through digital images. In addition, in the museum they can learn a lot about climate change and its threats, clean and renewable energy and space research and its hidden impact on daily life.
And another great adventure: a return to the remote past and a leap to mystery: the fossils and geology of Mars. Saturdays and Sundays, free.
Accommodation options: Hotel Leonor de Aquitaine and Hotel Convento del Giraldo.
Thermal spa in Caldea Inúu, Andorra
Caldea, the largest thermal domain in Europe, located in Escaldas-Engordan (Andorra) expands its offer and consolidates itself as a recommended center for family travel.
In 2016 he opened LIKIDS, a new thermal spa with exclusive access for children aged 3 to 8 years. This new area of 300 m2 has several areas adapted to children’s use, such as the central lagoon with jacuzzi (water games, mini-geisers, triggers …), the beauty space (manicure, pedicure, painting sessions …), the space sauna-lounge, fitness space (basic yoga and other thematic workshops) and the soft beach with dunes (sensory and play space).
Consult offers Families in Caldea: for two adults and two children from 3 to 12 years old Hiking and ecomuseum in La Rioja
Near the municipality of Sojuela, in La Rioja, there are many ideal routes for walking with children, such as the Path of the Arrieros, lasting approximately 40 minutes. Another option, with older children, is to travel a two-hour road to reach the Snow House, on the summits of Moncalvillo, and discover the five refrigerators that were built at the end of the 16th century to supply Logroño with ice.
With young children the alternative is to visit the Interpretation Center of La Casa de la Nieve, next to the Town Hall; there you will see a recreation of the refrigerators and you can also take a historical tour of ice production in La Rioja.
To sleep, a good idea is the Casa Rural La Ppura de San Julián, which has a family suite for four people
A rural house to go with friends
This house, an old building in the style of a Catalan farmhouse where the stone dominates both the exterior facade and the interior walls, is perfect to go with other families with children. It has capacity for 20 people and has a baby cot and babysitting service, if you wish. It also has a garden with furniture and a pool. It is located in the municipality of Llinars del Vallès, in Barcelona.
A thousand and one discoveries in Vigo
Vigo is an ideal destination to visit as a family. And you can not go there with children without taking advantage to see the Cies Islands, natural treasure where you will enjoy the beautiful. In addition, the places that surround the city invite you to make walks on foot or by bicycle through its forest parks, where you will find simple routes and picnic areas to eat. It is worth discovering the coastal routes, such as the Blue Path, and approaching the Samil beach, with a children’s area, lifeguards, slides and swimming pools.
Harry Potter and museums tour in London
In 2017, the 20th anniversary of the publication of the book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is celebrated and children will love to take a selfie on the enchanted Platform 9 3/4 of King Cross Station or take the tour “The Making of Harry Potter ”in Warner Bros.