Top 10 Things to do with Kids in Altea - Child Friendly Activities

July 18, 2017

 

There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Altea with children. In Altea itself there is Mini Golf with Games Arcade, Kayaking, Snorkeling and other Water Activities. If you don't mind a short drive or a bus tour, there are many options. Dino Park, Water Parks, Dolphin interactions, Swimming with Sea Lions and Dolphin Shows etc.

 

WATER PARK VERY NEAR ALTEA

 

The closest water park to Altea is Aqua Park in Albir (located by Albir Garden at Camino Viejo de Altea 29, 03851 Playa de El Albir Alfaz del Pi). Aqua Park has 16 different water slides, ranging from 4 to 10 meters high. Aqua Park is open from 11am til 3pm then 4pm til 7pm. They have an area suitable for smaller children up to size 8 and another part for more adventurous older children and adults. 

 

ANIMAL PARK NEAR ALTEA

 

At Mundo Mar in Benidorm there are many activities your kids are sure to enjoy. Mundomar is an animal park designed to be fun for children, youths and adults, and perfect for family visits. The park has different species of mammals, birds and reptiles you will enjoy seeing, along with various shows and the possibility of enjoying special experiences such as swimming with sea lions or a dolphin encounter, or even having photos of yourself taken with different animals. Purchase your admission ticket and enjoy a day with nature!

 

At Mundo Mar your children can interact with dolphins, learn about the dolphins, touch them, get pictures taken with them and you get a towel as a suvenier. The session is for 30 minutes and should preferably be booked two days in advance. The child has to know how to swim. Minimum age is 5. Children between 5 and 12 has to be accompanied by an adult. Tickets include general admission, interacting and learning about the dolphins for 30 minutes, 2 pictures with the dolphins and a towel as a suvenier. They will also provide you with wet suits. It is necessary to get there one hour before the session. You can e-mail mundomar@mundomar.es to book or get more information. You can also book online here http://tickets.mundomar.es/a/88/encuentro-con-delfines/lang/en (copy the link into your browser).

 

 

Your kids can also swim/interact with Sea Lions at Mundo Mar. They will love to feel the affection of the Sea Lions and their kisses, caresses and to touch their skin. Each session is 30 minutes and you get to take photos with the Sea Lions. Tickets include general admission, swimming with sea lions for 30 minutes and a photo with the sea lions. It is necessary to be there one hour in advance. To swim with the Sea Lions children have to know how to swim. Minimum age is 4. Children between age 4 and 7 must be accompanied by an adult. You can book or get more information by e-mailing mundomar@mundomar.es. You can also book online here http://tickets.mundomar.es/a/89/swimming-with-sea-lions (copy the link into your browser).

 

 

While you are at Mundo Mar you must not miss the 3 shows they have! They have a spectacular Dolphins show that will leave you with your mouths open. Show times are 13:30 and 18:00. They have a Parrot Show both you and your kids are sure to love. Show times are 11:15h, 14:30h and 15:30h. Last but not least they have a Sea Lion show that will make you all laugh out loud. This is the show you must see if you like to have fun. Show times are 12:15h and 16:45h. The shows are included in the general admission tickets. The park address is Sierra Helada, Benidorm Alicante 03503

 

WATER PARK NEAR ALTEA

 

Next door to Mundo Mar there is also a fun water park called Aqualandia. It is possible to purchase tickets that combine Mundo Mar and Aqualandia entries. You can purchase those at http://tickets.mundomar.es/s/2 (copy the URL into your browser).

 

 

Aqualandia Water Park in Benidorm was the first water park in Spain and has a large number of thrilling slides and water activities for the whole family. At 150.000 square meters, they are the second largest water park in the world, and the largest in Spain. They have a large variety of slides and other water activities so that  every one in the family: adults, teens, children, toddler, infants and grand parents should be able to find something suitable for their adrenaline  levels to rise enough to laugh out loud. They have terraces and lounges with hammocks and chairs for those who wants to just relax in the sun. At Aqualandia you will also find jacuzzis, playgrounds, restaurants and cafes. The pools and slides are all supervised by lifeguards.  Mundi Mar animal park is right next door, so if you plan your day right you may be able to visit both the same day. The address is: Parque Natural Sierra Helada, 03503 Benidorm. Telephone +3) 965 860 100, e-mail aqualandia@aqualandia.net

 

WILDLIFE PARK NEAR ALTEA

 

Terra Natura is a wildlife park where you can discover the “Zooimmersion” experience – a new concept in habitat design which will enable you to come into contact with the animals as if there were no barriers between you – at least, no visible ones! The 320,000 square metres of the Benidorm park are divided into four themed areas: Pangea, the entrance to the park, America, Europe and Asia. The park has more than 1500 animals of 200 different species.  Terra Natura is not only an animal park, its various educational proposals and outdoor activities, designed for the whole family makes it an idyllic place to enjoy the nature in family and that little ones learn and have fun. The park is located at Foia del Verdader, 1 03502 Benidorm. Telephone: +34 96 607 27 70, email: info@terranatura.com (on the same address is Aqua Natura water park, and combined tickets for both can be purchased as well). For information about tickets and prices, and to purchase tickets copy and past this URL into your browser:  http://benidorm.terranatura.com/en/terranatura/7-tarifas.html

 

 

Aqua Natura in Benidorm is a great water park with 800 meters of high speed water slides. They have a slide called ‘La Cresta’, the only water attraction in the world that lets you experience the feeling of zero gravity. The slide is a kind of roller coaster that reaches over 15 metres in height and is completely enclosed. You ride on a float for either one or two people until you reach a platform 20 metres high. From this water platform the ride continues by ascending an eight-metre ramp, which uses the inertia of the descent, until finally you reach a huge pool at the bottom. Another slide they have is a giant zig sag slide. The slide is U-shaped and more than 1 meter wide. The ride starts from 12 meters hight and is 105 meters long. For the most daring there is also another ride that starts from 12 meters high, a tubular slide 1.40 metres in diameter, 104 meters long featuring a heart-stopping plunge at great speed into a black hole with strobe effect lighting, bursting out into a sheet of water. Great fun and excitement to go down two-by-two with your friends on the special float. Aqua Natura also has catwalks, bridges and water castles. Kids all ages will have the time of their life in this park!  The park is located at Foia del Verdader, 1 03502 Benidorm. Telephone: +34 96 607 27 70, email: info@terranatura.com (on the same address is Terra Natura Wildlife park, and combined tickets for both can be purchased as well). For information about tickets and prices, and to purchase tickets copy and past this URL into your browser:  http://benidorm.terranatura.com/en/terranatura/7-tarifas.html

 

MINI GOLF IN ALTEA

 

 

A child friendly and fun thing to do with kids in Altea, which is also fun for adults is to visit Mini Golf with games arcade in Altea. Mundi Mini Golf Altea has a very nice location, it is located on the Albir Beach at Carretera Playa del Albir 16, 03590 Altea. In addition to mini golf they have a games arcade center with bumper cars, pool tables, ping pong tables, fuzz ball tables and much more. The entire family will enjoy going to Altea's mini golf court.

 

 

 

There is a snack bar by the Mini Golf court where you can purchase drinks, snacks and ice cream. They are  open 365 days a year. Visit them and enjoy a family fun day with your family or friends. During summer their ours are 11:00 am until 01:00.

 

 

 

DINO PARK NEAR ALTEA

 

 

Visiting Dino Park Algar can also be a fun child friendly thing to do with kids  while visiting Altea. Located only 8 km from Altea, in botanical garden Cactus d'algar in Algar, you will find this unique, fun and educational park with 30 static scenes of life sized robotic dinosaurs. The scenes have natural decorations, a sound system and educational sights. The park opens daily at 10.00h. The address for the park is Partida Algar, 146, 03510, Alicante, Spain.

 

 

 

 

SNORKELING IN ALTEA

 

 

If your children are 10 years of age or more you can discover Altea's large marine biodiversity by taking a guided snorkeling tour in Altea! Greenwich Diving offer daily guided  snorkeling tours from the beaches in Mascarat or Isleta de l'olla for only €10 per person (rental equipment €5 per person), and by boat €29 per person. Groups of 4 or more people €25 for Snorkel Tours by boat.  To book a snorkeling tour please call 966 881 457 or e-mail info@greenwichdiving.com

 

 

 

KAYAK AND SUP FOR CHILDREN  IN ALTEA

 

 

At La  Bocana they offer Kayak and SUP tours and courses for children and families in Altea.  They organize courses especially designed to introduce children six years and older tonautical sports. Under the careful attention of their monitors your children will have a fun and safe holiday in the sea. All the courses include life jackets. They offer weekly group courses for Kayak and SUP. The course scedules may change weekly so please contact them for course details, days and times. Contact + 34 637 800 791 / 687 942 108 or send them an e-mail at info@labocanasailingpoint.com

 

GO KARTING NEAR ALTEA

 

 

An exciting activity that the entire family will enjoy is to go go karting. Karting Benidorm offer this exciting experience for children as young as 6 years old and in addition they have game and entertainment center, paint guns and more. Weather you like to take your time and enjoy your ride, or if you want to live a racing experience, Karting Benidorm has something for you. They are located at Avda de la Comunitat Valencia 03502 Benidorm ALICANTE. You can e-mail them for more info at info@karting-benidorm.es or call/whatsapp at +34 865 607 909+34 965 853 355

 

Holiday Home Rentals in Altea hope that you and your children love how many fun things there is to do with children in and around Altea. We probably don't  need to mention all the beautiful beaches Altea has to offer, where life guards will help you keep your children safe.  Enjoy your holiday! Holiday Altea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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