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Destination: Marbella
Family Holidays, Family Friendly Hotels & Things to do with Kids in Marbella



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Marbella is one of the top favourite with tourists to the Costa del Sol and stretches 27 kilometres from Cabopino to San Pedro and boasts some of the finest beaches.

There are plenty of child friendly activities and parks along this stretch of coast. The harbour at Puerto Banus boasts designer boutiques, excellent restaurants, and many excellent sports facilities.


Things to do in Marbella with kids

Splash your way through shallow rivers, speed up to the top of the mountains and feel the surge of adrenalin on the buggy Safari. It is a truly interesting way to explore the scenic landscape of Costa del Sol. From a bumpy ride on dry river beds, to splashing through rivulets and past lush woodlands and melancholy valleys, this excursion combines nature tour and adventure safari into one! (Age 3+)

Take a trip to beautiful town of Ronda. A scenic drive through the mountains brings you to one of the oldest settlements in Spain, this historic city is renowned for its remarkable setting on a plateau split by the dramatic El Tajo gorge. More details...


Recommended Family friendly Hotels in Marbella

La Villa Marbella is located inside the romantic Old Town of famous Marbella. The rooms are fully equipped and carry a very cozy Asian Style yet respecting the Andalusian Style of the house. More details...

For a touch of luxury, and top class service, you may enjoy the beautiful Finca Cortesin Hotel located between Marbella and Sotogrande. More details...

Parque Acuatico Fuengirola


The park offers heaps of fun for all the family with shallow childrens pools with slides, reclining sunbeds, to adventurous rides such as the‘Kamikaze’ - a hit with the older kids.



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Fuengirola Zoo

Fuengirola Zoo



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Set amidst tropical forests of Madagascar, Africa and Asia, Fuengirola Zoo is designed to replicate the natural habitat of each of the animal species living here.



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Tivoli World

Tivoli World



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The biggest theme park on the Costa del Sol with over 20 rides from merry-go-rounds to Water Slide Rides.



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Selwo Marina Benalmadena


The kids will enjoy a trip to Selwo Marina, the only dolphinarium in Andalucia and enjoy the dolphin and sea lion shows. Younger children will also enjoy the penguin feeding session.



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Cable car tour Benalmadena


For an aerial view of the beautiful city of Benalmadena, a cable car tour is a great idea! Enjoy spectacular views of the coast and mountains behind Benalmadena from your cable car.



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SEA LIFE Benalmadena


A heaven for marine life lovers, Benalmadena’s Sea Life Centre takes you on an amazing stroll along the seabed.



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Crocodile Park

Crocodile Park



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Don’t miss out the opportunity to see ‘Big Daddy’, a monster crocodile, from close quarters at the Crocodile Park.



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Malaga City Hop-on Hop-off Tour


Explore Malaga, the capital of Costa del Sol with this 24-hour ticket aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. You’ll see all the main sights of Malaga as you hop-on and hop-off 15 conveniently located stops around the city.

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Morocco Day Trip from Malaga to Tangier


Experience the magic of Morocco on a day trip to Tangier from Malaga. It may lie just across the Mediterranean Sea from Spain, but the exotic North African country of Morocco feels like a world away! Your full-day adventure includes a Moroccan lunch with a Berber dance performance, a walking tour of the souk, medina and kasbah, shopping at a Tangier bazaar, and round-trip ferry transfers – it’s the ultimate value for a day in Morocco.

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Gibraltar Sightseeing Day Trip from Malaga with Optional Dolphin-Watching Cruise


On this day trip from Malaga, travel across the border from Spain to Gibraltar, a British territory most famous for its Rock of Gibraltar. See top Gibraltar attractions on a sightseeing tour, shop for British goods and photograph views of the Spanish and Moroccan coastlines from the top of the Rock. You can also upgrade to include a dolphin-watching cruise in the waters off Gibraltar, home to three species of dolphins.

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Malaga Bike Tour


There's no better way to see the main sights and discover the history of Malaga than on a bike tour! You’ll have fun, enjoy the fresh air and learn interesting facts about the city and its culture from your local guide. Observe daily life in the central market and cycle past some of the city's top attractions, like the Alcazaba, the Roman Theater and the Cathedral of Malaga. Have a drink at a beach bar and continue your cycling tour along the waterfront to La Malagueta, Malaga's bullring. With this small-group tour, you are sure to enjoy a personalized and valuable experience with your guide!

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Marbella
Rooms from: 95 EUR

La Villa Marbella

  
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Principe, 10 
Distance: 0.3 Miles (Show hotel on map)
La Villa Marbella

Located in Parranquet, Maison De Prideaux offers an outdoor swimming pool, garden, terrace and communal living area with a TV and fireplace. Bergerac is a 45-minute drive away. All rooms feature a view of the lake or garden, a wardrobe and a desk, while some also have a private terrace and mini kitchenette. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and bathrobe. A continental breakfast serving jam, yoghurt, cake and fruit is provided each morning, full English and American breakfasts are also More details

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La Villa Marbella is located inside the romantic Old Town of famous Marbella. The rooms are fully equipped and carry a very cozy Asian Style yet respecting the Andalusian Style of the house.



Our recommended family friendly hotel in Marbella
Rooms from: 60 EUR

Alanda Club Marbella

  
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Carretera de Cádiz km 192, exit Elviria 
Distance: 6.1 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Alanda Club Marbella

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Marbella
Rooms from: 111 EUR

Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort

  
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Carretera de Cádiz, Km 193, Urbanización Marbella del Este 
Distance: 6.3 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort

Nuzl Falik offers fully furnished, air-conditioned accommodation with free Wi-Fi in central Riyadh. It has a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Free private parking is available on site. The bright studios and apartments include a microwave, fridge, and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some have a separate seating area and a fully equipped, modern kitchen. Tiled floors, white linens, and wooden furniture are part of the bright décor. Ghernata Mall is a 10-minute drive from Nuzl Falik More details

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Benahavís
Rooms from: 185 EUR

Villa Padierna Palace Hotel G.L.

  
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Carretera de Cádiz, km.166 
Distance: 9.7 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel G.L.

Apartment Rond Point Pistes 3 Tignes is located in Tignes. It is a 16 m2 apartment on the 2nd floor with a balcony. The apartment provides a TV. In the complex there is a lift and ski storage. There is also an indoor swimming pool in 800m. There is a sports centre in 800m, skisport facilities in 100 m and a ski school in 50 m. There is also a free of charge ski bus. Closest shop and restaurant are in 50m and grocers in 100 m. The bus stop in only in 50m. There are more similar properties for More details

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Fuengirola
Rooms from: 39 EUR

El Puerto

  
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Paseo Marítimo, 32 
Distance: 14.8 Miles (Show hotel on map)
El Puerto

Offering soundproofed rooms with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi, Hotel Orient is located 1.5 km from the centre of Blagoevgrad and features a cash machine and a supermarket on site. Free private parking is available and a bus stop is just 200 metres away. All rooms have a private bathroom and a flat-screen cable TV. Ironing facilities are available on request. During summer season you can enjoy typical Bulgarian cuisine in the restaurant on site, featuring a terrace and a children's playground. More details

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Manilva
Rooms from: 495 EUR

Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

  
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Carretera de Casares, Km 2 
Distance: 20.5 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

Hotel Huszcza is located in the centre of Mrągowo, on the shore of the Lake Czos. It offers classically decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi, as well as its own boat to enjoy lake cruises. The hotel features a wooden sauna to relax in, as well as a fitness centre. Guests are welcome to use a hot tub or a massage armchair, as well as play table tennis or billiards. Breakfast can be enjoyed in the restaurant, serving Polish and regional cuisine. It has a spacious sunny terrace with garden furniture, More details

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Our recommended family friendly hotel in Ronda
Rooms from: 123 EUR

La Fuente de la Higuera

  
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Partido de los Frontones, s/n 
Distance: 24.6 Miles (Show hotel on map)
La Fuente de la Higuera

Hotel NorthGate is situated in the Temple City of Madurai. It features 2 dining options, free parking, and rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi access. The hotel is 2 km from Madurai Meenakshi temple, and 3 km from Madurai Railway Station. Madurai Airport is 15 km away. Gourmet serves Indian specialities alongside Continental delights, while Ecstasy Bar offers a selection of refreshing drinks and liquors. Room service is provided. Air-conditioned rooms feature satellite TV and a wardrobe. The en suite More details

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Rooms from: 82 EUR

Hotel Fuerte Marbella

  
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Avenida El Fuerte, s/n 
Distance: 0.1 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Hotel Fuerte Marbella

This group house is in the village of Kalterherberg. It is a 10 minute drive from the town of Monschau. Lake Butgenbach is equally close. The lake is used for recreation. The house has been completely renovated and furnished in a modern style. The holiday home consists of 3 apartments, one of which is occupied by the owners. This large apartment occupies the whole of the ground floor. It has 5 bedrooms for 12 persons, 3 bathrooms, a sauna, a living/dining room and fully equipped kitchen. There More details

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Rooms from: 49 EUR

Apartamentos Princesa Playa

  
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Paseo Maritimo s/n 
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Apartamentos Princesa Playa

The village of Grindau is part of the town of Schwarmstedt. The village is on the southern edge of the Lüneburger Heath Lands in the popular Aller-Leine Valley. The area is surrounded by woods, fields and meadows. It is perfect for walking and cycling. This detached holiday home is attractively furnished and has a spacious terrace with garden furniture. There is a barbecue, play-equipment and a large play area and sunbathing area. There are many superb attractions in the area. These include the More details

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Hostal La Pilarica

  
San Cristobal, 31 
Distance: 0.1 Miles (Show hotel on map)
Hostal La Pilarica

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Holiday Village Costa del Sol

Holiday Village Costa del Sol Spain is a fabulous oasis in the sun, this unique Beach Club can be reached via a private footbridge. This resort is ideal family summer holiday destination.



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Large Family Villa Sotogrande - Costa del Sol

A contemporary 5 bedroom villa in the desirable location of Sotogrande. Ideal for a large family.



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