Family Days Out

Terra Mitica - Benidorm
Terra Mitica is one one of Europe's most exciting theme parks and is Benidorm's main tourist attraction. It has something for all age groups and for all 'fear thresholds'. Terra Mitica is split into five different sectors according to a particular theme namely Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia and Meditteranean Island. Each of these areas have rides related to its particular theme and the restaurants of the area are also based on that same theme.

Terra Natura - Espinardo, Murcia
Terra Natura is split in to four different areas, America, Asia, Europe and Pangea. Of particular interest will be the parks replica of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, where visitors are able to take land rover rides through the ‘African Savannah’ to see the animals as they might on a real safari. The 400 animals will include: lions, hippos, giraffes, wolves, deer, zebras, bears and many others. The park also features an area replicating Iberian flora and fauna, a water park area with water slides, swimming pools and a solarium, an aviary plus cafes, restaurants and shops.

Aqualandia - Benidorm
Aqualandia offers a full day out for all the family. It has water rides for all ages including Kamikaze, The Rapids, Zig Zag, Black Hole and There is a children's water Adventureland that has numerous slides and activities for the younger children. Why not swim with sea lions in the Zoo Immersion? Spread throughout the park you will find pools, lagoons and waterfalls. There are plenty of sun beds, cafes, restaurants, gift shops and changing room facilities.

Mar Menor Ferry
Why not take a ferry ride from Santiago de la Ribera to La Manga Puerto Tomas Maestra Harbour? The ferry departs every day from 10 a.m. (every 2 hours). Enjoy the splendid views of the Mar Menor as you cross the calm waters. La Manga Harbour has a selection of bars and restaurants to relax and enjoy a drink or a meal.

Cartagena Port Catamaran Cruise - Discover Cartagena by taking the catamaran cruiser. The cruiser offer daily tours of Cartagena, taking approx 1 hour. From the sea you can admire this historic fort and hilltop castles, you will also be able to discover the harbour area. The tour departs from the quayside at Cartagena Marina, no need to book.

Mar Menor Go Karts - Mar Menor Go Karts is a great day out. The Go Karts are for all ages and there is also a refreshment cafeteria. Mar Menor Go Kart track is positioned close to San Javier Murcia Airport heading towards Los Alcazares and is open from 11am - 11pm. There is no need to book and discount is given on groups of 10 or more.

Charter Muffy offers all year round day cruises, boat charter, angling and diving trips. Enjoy a relaxing day trip visiting and exploring local islands and beaches. Along your journey swim and snorkel in the warm Mar Menor waters. See the Mar Menor by night with a short cruise to the Isle of Pediguera, explore the island and enjoy an evening meal watching the sunset. Charter Muffy can also arrange sea and lake fishing trips. For further information on how to book an excursion or to discuss your requirements email

Horse Riding
La Manga Club is a wonderful location for all standards of horse riders. There are a variety of Andalusia and French horses and Shetland ponies for the children. Set in the Mucian hills and surrounded by beautiful lemon groves, the La Manga Equestrian Centre offers a variety of daily treks along the beach or through the picturesque Spanish countryside.

El Rancho del la Fuente
El Rancho de La Fuente Equestrian Centre offers riding lessons for all standards, whilst accomplished riders can trek through the foothills surrounding La Manga Club or take a gentle picnic ride along he beach. If you are not so confident about four legged transport, the nature trails are just as beautiful when explored on Shanks’ pony. Local areas of interest include ‘Calblanque’ and the beach coves of Cala Reona, whilst a 45 minute ascent of La Fuente hills to the summit will reveal unforgettable views.

Located in los Belones, the nearest village to the La Manga Club
Tel: 0034 968 137 239

El PUntal
Signposted on the road from La Manga Club to Los Belones.

Balloon Flights - Elche
Definitely for the more adventurous, take a 40 min balloon flight in the areas of Bajo, Vinalopo and Bajo Seguar. The trip offers incredible views of the south of the province of Alicante and at the same time provides a secure and suitable flight for the general public.The whole excursion lasts 3 hours including 40 mins flying time. At the end of the lfightr a picnic is provided and you can celebrate the experience with Cava. Excitement Touristic Balloon Flights – 966 637 401

Water Sports
There is a wide range of sailing, windsurfing, diving (at Islas Hormigas) and canoeing schools along the coast.

Scuba Diving
The Hormigas Islands near Cabo de Palos have been declared a Marine Reserve due to their exceptional beauty and the conservation of the sea floor, and are acknowledged as being one of Spain’s premier dive sites.


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