Aquarium Roquetas de Mar
This Aquarium is open daily from 10am until 6pm . Adults are 12.95 Euros, Kids 8.95 Euros and Babies free.
Roquetas de Mar, Almeria, email@example.com www.aquariumroquetas.com
"The Aquarium isnt huge so you do not need much time to go around it, but the children were impressed" (Sonja, May 09)
Area Recreativa Portugos
This is a great picnic site for families. If you drive up through Capileira approx 10km there's a track off the left, drive down to the bridge and the site is below.
"Great picnic spot with tables. The real attraction is the paddling pools and waterfall - go with swimming togs and towels and prepare to get wet." (RV, Aug 09)
Congo Play Centre
The Congo Play Centre is open every day, apart from Mondays, from 5pm.
Loja, near the Manzanil hotel (opposite Lidl)
"The cafe there now opens in the mornings too, and if you go there your child can use the equipment" (LT, June 09)
Large lake situated in the west of Granada Province on the northern boundary of the Natural Park of Las Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara & Alhama with opportunity to enjoying numerous watersports.
Near Alhama de Granada
"Beautiful blue reservoir with beaches, picnic spots and a campsite. Pedalo hire available. The campsite has a pool but gets very noisy at weekends" (MR, Aug 09)
An organised activities group for children aged 3 and under and their carers. Every Friday 10.30-12pm. Entrance costs 5 Euros.
Little Hands takes place at Centro Libertad, next door to Bar Scondit, C/Libertad 36, Orgiva
For information contact Nikki on 675033474, or Angie 669349972 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
"It aims to provide a fun, safe environment to encourage toddlers to discover music, art craft and messy play. Each week there is a selection of activities to explore, including painting, sticking, play dough, sand and water play and messy play. Refreshments are provided and each session is rounded off with 'circle time', where we all come together to sing English and Spanish nursery rhymes." (MR, July 09)
Aqua park, open all day in the summer from 11am until 7pm. Adults cost 19 Euros and kids from 4 to 12 years cost 13 Euros. Babies are free!
Roquetas de Mar, Almeria, email@example.com, www.mariopark.com
"Large number of swimming pools and a great choice of slides to suit all ages and tastes" (Sonja, May 09)
Set in Europe's only true desert, the Mini Hollywood set has been used for a number of famous films and is now a theme park. There is a Western Part with shows and films as well as a zoo part and a large swimming pool for cooling off (it can get VERY hot there!)
Carretera Nacional 340, Km 364 Tabernas, Almeria, www.minihollywood.com
"The entrance fee is quite expensive, but they have a large zoo in a exotic environment and the typical western city for this area, the children always love to go there" (Sonja, May 09)
Parque de las Ciencias
Science Park with over 270 interactive activities spread out among two exhibition buildings and other areas such as the Planetarium, the Tropical Butterfly House, the Observation Tower and the Astronomy Garden.
Tues to Sat - 10:00 to 19:00 Sundays & Saints Days 10:00 to 15:00
( 34) 958131900 www.parqueciencias.com
"Fabulous. Keeps children from toddlers to teens entertained and awesruck for hours" (HH, Sep 09)
Posada de los Arrieros
Horse riding centre in Alpujarra
Puerto de la Ragua, Eastern Alpujarra, www.posadadelosarrieros.com
"Horse riding for all ages. Our group of five children all under the age of five all had a go on their beautiful horses, after initial nerves were conquered." (EI, July 09)
Sierra Nevada is the most southerly of all the ski resorts in Europe with a season from December through until March. There are a 75 pistes in total with ski schools for kids. For those who dont want to ski there are various snow activities on offer such as snow driving, sledging, iceskating and spas
"It is quite a small resort so I think expert skiers would be bored but the facilities and activities are fab and its great for kids. Unlike most other resorts the creche takes babies from 4 months old" (JL Nov 09)
The theatre puts on kids shows twice a month and the entrance fee is 2 Euros
Avda Reino de España s/n,Roquetas de Mar,04740 Almería. 950 328 759 e- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
"They sometimes have very good plays" (Sonja, May 09)
Vecinas de Bayacas
Playgroup, every Tuesday 11am-1pm, which asks for a voluntary donation of a couple of Euros per session
The old school building, Bayacas, nr Orgiva, Granada
"A friendly little group making use of the school building which was only in use for a year as a school. Plenty of toys and the mums take turns in organising arts and crafts and music sessions." (MR, Aug 09)