Spain is a great family-friendly destination. There is plenty to do when you get there and the weather is great almost all year round, especially from around April onwards. It’s certainly somewhere where you will want to cool down in the pool and where the kids will have great fun playing in the waterpark.
There are a lot of hotels in Spain so we have rounded down to 10 of the best family-friendly hotels with the best waterparks. You can find out all about the pools etc. on offer at each hotel below plus some extra useful info. Hopefully, it will help to choose your next holiday to Spain that bit easier.
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1. Albir Garden Resort & Aquapark – Costa Blanca
Address: Camí Vell d’Altea, 29, 03581 l’Alfàs del Pi, Alicante
About – The Albir Garden Resort and Aquapark is located in the enchanting town of Albir, found just far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Benidorm. Albir has managed to retain its charming traditional Spanish feel and enjoys a fabulous location on the Costa Blanca.
The hotel itself is an excellent choice for families as it offers extensive family-friendly facilities including an on-site waterpark featuring slides, waterfalls and sprinklers. In addition to the waterpark, there are four pools including one specifically for infants and a heated indoor pool too.
Youngers guests can also enjoy the Children’s Club where they can get involved with arts, crafts and games. Plus there is a fun playground for them too.
The Albir Garden Restaurant is a large buffet-style eatery serving cuisine from all over the globe. There is a range of different board options available at the Albir Garden Resort, ensuring there is something to suit each family’s individual needs.
2. Evenia Zoraida Park – Costa De Almeria
Address: Av. Mariano Hernández, 131, 04740 Roquetas de Mar, Almería
About – The Evenia Zoraida Park Hotel in Almeria is an amazing destination for families that love water. Enjoying a shingle mix with a sand beachfront location and boasting its very own waterpark it offers both salt and fresh water activity options. Two huge pools surround the wonderful on-site waterpark which features slides and a pirate-themed splash zone which the little ones will love.
The Evenia Zoraida Park has two excellent restaurants, a global buffet and an Italian. As guests of this hotel, you are also invited to dine at the sister hotel, the Evenia Zoraida Garden, which also has a funky Vegas-themed bar to try out.
For those who like to keep active, there are sports courts at the property, ideal for a game of football or basketball, plus there is a games room inside with all sorts of different activities.
3. Globales Los Patos Park – Costa Del Sol
Address: C. Torrealmádena, 5, 29630 Benalmádena, Málaga
About – The Globales Los Patos Park hotel on the Costa del Sol is all about fun and family enjoyment.
A great feature of the hotel is the fabulous splash park and pirate ship which features a water cannon. There are also tipping buckets and sprinklers. Older guests are also taken care of at the onsite waterpark featuring a range of flumes and slides.
If you fancy some saltwater action then the beach is just a short walk away. The beach is mostly sand, ideal for games and soaking up some sun. Younger guests can get involved at the Children’s club where they can enjoy a whole variety of arts, crafts and games.
Mealtimes are covered at the large buffet-style restaurant and the generous All-Inclusive package means you can just relax and enjoy your holiday without the worry of huge bills at the end.
4. Globales Playa Estepona – Costa Del Sol
Address: Av. José Luis Carrillo, s/n, 29688 Atalaya Isdabe, Málaga
About – The fabulous on-site water park at the Globales Playa Estepona is just wonderful for families, with its variety of colourful slides and flumes, kamikaze and multi-lane racing chutes. It is worth noting that there are heights restrictions on some of the slides, but younger guests have plenty to enjoy too. From the splash park filled with fountains and tipping buckets to the pirate-themed park exclusively for little ones.
The hotel is located right on a sand and shingle beach, ideal for catching some rays, snorkelling and beach ball games. There is also a beach club, the ideal spot to enjoy a leisurely lunch whilst admiring the stunning view of the rock of Gibraltar.
The hotel puts on a fine range of sporting activities through the day for guests who enjoy keeping active. Meanwhile, those who love a spot of shopping will find Marbella’s top branded shopping scene just a twenty-minute drive away.
5. Holiday Village Costa del Sol – Costa Del Sol
Address: Rotonda de los Elefantes, Av. del Sol, 195, 29630 Benalmádena, Málaga
About – The Holiday Village Costa del Sol has three large outdoor pools, one of which features the onsite water park. With elephant-shaped jet hoses, a giant pirate ship and a fabulous wave machine your family can be sure of plenty of aquatic fun! Adults haven’t been forgotten as they are invited to relax and unwind in the luxurious sea-view Jacuzzis featuring sunken water loungers.
For those who enjoy sport and keeping active, the hotel offers all sorts of activities such as archery and tennis. Adrenaline junkies may enjoy the aerial adventure course, younger guests can let off steam at the playground and grown-ups can unwind at the spa where there is a whole variety of treatments on offer.
Choose between the three main restaurants for your meals. There is an Italian, an American diner and a buffet serving food from all around the globe.
10 Best Hotels in Spain with Waterparks
6. Magic Aqua Rock Gardens – Costa Blanca
Address: C. de Bonn, 6, 03500 Benidorm, Alicante
About – The Magic Aqua Rock Gardens is located in the super-popular Spanish location of Benidorm and is an excellent choice for a family-friendly holiday on the Costa Blanca. The hotel offers a fun and authentic African theme and even features its own water park. The waterpark features two pools, a splash zone and colourful and exciting water slides.
The All-Inclusive package includes buffet-style meals in the main on-site restaurant and snacks are available throughout the day at the various snack bars scattered around the property. You can also grab various local and international beverages.
At the end of each fun-filled day, there is live evening entertainment for all the family to look forward to, including mini discos, professional shows and karaoke. Whilst the younger guests are enjoying the entertainment at the children’s club, adults can treat themselves to time at the luxury spa which features a sauna, a whirlpool and massage treatments.
7. Magic Natura – Animal, Waterpark & Polynesian Lodge Resort – Costa Blanca
Address: Partida Foia del Verdader, 1, 03502 Benidorm
About – The Magic Natura in Benidorm really is the ultimate family-friendly holiday destination on the Costa Blanca. A stay at this fabulous hotel means you can enjoy free entry to the awesome Aqua Natura waterpark located right next door, as well as access to the on-site Wildlife Park.
Aqua Natura is one of the biggest water parks in the area and features more than enough slides, rides, and flumes to keep all members of the family happy day after day.
At the hotel itself, guests can enjoy the use of three swimming pools. One of the pools showcases stunning views from its impressive infinity edge. There are three restaurants on-site, serving a variety of cuisine including Italian.
A stay at the Magic Natura is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a night safari, where you can watch the beautiful elephants being hand-fed, and enjoy informative talks held by the Zookeepers.
8. Magic Robin Hood – Costa Blanca
Address: Camí Vell d’Altea, 1, 03581 l’Alfàs del Pi, Alicante
About – The Magic Robin Hood hotel is a fabulous theme hotel on the Costa Blanca. It is located in the charming, typically Spanish town of Albir, which is a short distance from the notorious party town of Benidorm.
The Magic Robin Hood features a huge pool and waterpark area which is sure to be a hit with all members of the family. It has colourful slides, flumes and rides for all ages of guests to enjoy. The imaginative Richard the Lionheart themed Castle is ready for younger guests to explore, and the fun and fancy accommodation consists of authentic wooden lodges, perfectly in keeping with the Sherwood Forest topic.
Mealtimes can be an adventure too as there are nine restaurants to choose from, each serving a variety of international cuisine and each aptly named to support the entire theme of the hotel. For example, for a delicious grill you can visit Friar Tuck’s Inn Grill Restaurant, or pop on down to the Longbow Restaurant for authentic Italian dishes.
Great Waterparks Spain For Families
9. Mojacar Playa Aquapark Hotel – Costa De Almeria
Address: Km. 9, Carretera Garrucha a Carboneras, 04638, Almería
About – Mojacar is a charming, popular town in southern Spain and the Mojacar Playa Aquapark Hotel is an amazing choice for families seeking fun in the sun! The on-site waterpark provides hours of entertainment for every member of the family. It features various multi-coloured slides and chutes, a kamikaze and a super fun splash park for the little ones.
Following a recent extensive the hotel offers modern and comfortable accommodation located just minutes from the glorious sandy beach.
For those who like to keep busy, there is a well-equipped gym on-site, whereas if you are hoping for a more relaxing time then grab a lounger by the pool and enjoy catching up on a good book!
At mealtimes, you can choose between a relaxing buffet-style meal, or a slightly more sophisticated al la carte option.
10. Zimbali Playa Spa – Costa De Almeria
Address: Avda. Ciudad de Alicante, s/n, 04621 Vera, Almería
About – The Zimbali Playa Spa in Vera, Almeria boasts an enviable beachfront location, as well as an extensive aquatic facility including a water park featuring a fabulous variety of slides and rides.
The external areas of the property are decorated beautifully with exotic plants and sculptures and the pools showcase some intriguing and atmospheric bridges, waterfalls and sculptured rocks, all overlooked by tropical swaying palms.
Vera is a wonderful Spanish town, welcoming tourists and proud of its authentic charm. Outstandingly good restaurants are just a few moment’s stroll from the hotel. Vera’s Beach is made up of stunning golden sands.
Guests are invited to take part in a whole variety of activities including yoga and archery, and younger guests can get involved with arts and crafts at the onsite children’s club.
Please conduct your own research through reviews and the company’s websites with regards to the facilities, the rooms and upkeep of the above hotels. The above information is for reference only. Please also check their cancellation policies with regards to Covid-19 and any current travel restrictions.