Children have the opportunity to enjoy a number of activities and fun and cultural places with their parents on the Costa Tropical. Here are some ideas.
Horse trekking along the river Guadalfeo.
You like horses. Visit one of the equestrian centres on the Costa Tropical. If you are up to it you can learn how to horse ride or learn about how to care for these beautiful animals.
Guided rides for beginners or riding lessons are some of the options. www.turismoactivovelez.com.
Two hour boat trip to see dolphins
The Mediterranean is full of life. You now have the opportunity to get to know it, sailing on board a yacht or catamaran in search of dolphins passing by our coast.
The kids will enjoy it. More ifnormation:
Guided tour of the Old Mine of Cerro del Toro.
Put on your helmet and be guided around the insides of a mountain.
Learn about how the mine worked, what it extracted and how miners worked a long time ago. www.turismomotril.com
An afternoon in the play centre.
While your parents are having a coffee you can enjoy the play centre, or have fun in one of the many especially adapted play areas for children that are provided by local cafés. Coloured ball pits, slides, interactive spaces.
Visit the caves and Nasrid Gardens in Vélez.
Have you ever been inside a rock cave with natural pillars? Well tell your parents they must visit this place, which used to be the gardens of a Muslim house with fountains, irrigation canals, vegetal domes, waterfalls and caves to be discovered.
More information www.velezdebenaudalla.es
Visiting a castle and learning about its legends
The coast of Granada was a dangerous place in the Middle Ages, where many people did not dare to live. Pirates used to attack the locals and kidnap their women and children. Castles were in part built to give the population safety. Be transported by the stories enclosed in these impressive buildings. Visit the castle of Salobreña with audio-guided tour and the castle of San Miguel, in Almuñecar’s old town.