Handpicked by a Marbella Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Family Days out in and around Marbella'.

Planning a family day out doesn't need to be a mission with our helpful mini guide of things to do, places to visit and activities for all ages. 

The My Guide Marbella team are all family people and have lived here for many years so if you want to know something more specific about any of the places or activities mentioned then feel free to contact us for some personal advice and recommendations.

Camino del Rey

 Exploring the King's Walk: A Journey Through Spain's Majestic Caminito del Rey Nestled in the heart of Spain's Malaga province lies a breathtaking path known as the Caminito del Rey or 'The King's Little Pathway.'  This once-dangerous walkway, now restored to its former glory, offers adventurers and nature lovers alike an unparalleled experience, blending history, adrenaline, and st...

Alcazaba Lagoon

Alcazaba lagoon is a Caribbean style man-made lagoon, suitable for all ages, where you and your family can go and enjoy a full range of water sports such as paddle boarding and kanuing. If your in need of relaxation, don't worry, taking part in the water sports that are available is not obligatory in fact there are sunloungers and a lovely restaurant overlooking the lagoon on site.   To bo...


Marbella Buggys

Marbella Buggys offers you an unforgettable adventure with the most powerful buggies available in the area.  They take you through the most beautiful and remote mountains of the Costa del Sol off-roading with the best available! Under the guidance of their experienced guides, your safety always comes first!  Whether you’re an experienced off-roader or a first-time a...

Food Room

Food Room is a Cooking School suited to adults and kids that are looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of gastronomy.  Whilst Spanish Gastronomy leads the show they also offer courses, classes and workshops in flavours from around the world.  They also offer Private Catering and Chef services in your own home for those of you that prefer to sit back and watch! Food Room...

Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory

Booking your workshop is essential CHOCOLATE MAKING WORKSHOPS AT THE MAYAN MONKEY MIJAS CHOCOLATE FACTORY- Delight your family with a chocolate making session at the Mayan Monkey Mijas, located in the beautiful white village of Mijas Pueblo.  We are a five star rated activity, and have workshops available from 90 minutes all the way down to 10 minutes to suit all your needs. This is a...

Sunview Park

Sunview Park is a fantastic adventure park 30 minutes from Marbella in the Alhaurin el Grande area.  They can organise larger scale events as well as a smaller scale experience for friends and families. 1. The Longest double zip line in Andalucia Feel the adrenaline in its purest form with their zip line! ​With 1,350 meters of travel at a maximum speed of 100 km/hour, and an approx...

Bioparc Fuengirola Zoo

Bioparc Fuengirola has been around for a while. Originally built as a Zoo in the 1970's, it was not a pleasant place for the animals. In 1998, Rain Forest took over the zoo and set out to completely redesign and expand the zoo aiming to create the latest “full-immersion zoo” concept recreating the tropical forests of Madagascar, Equatorial Africa and Southeast Asia. The new Fuengirola Zoo was ...

Torremolinos Aqualand

Aqualand is the largest water park on the Costa del Sol and is located just ten minutes from the centre of Torremolinos. This aquapark has all the usual death slides - including park favourites including Boomerang, Kamikaze (the highest in Europe at 22m high) and The Black Hole - rapids, a mini park for the kids, a surf beach with a wave machine, a tropical lagoon with calm water and a Jacuzzi. ...

Mijas Aqua Park

Mijas Aqua Park is a water park on the coast along the CN 340, heading towards Fuengirola. It is open from May through to September. Rides include various slides, water rapids, a wave pool, a 'blue lake', the kamikaze, body ski, adventure river, lizard Island, a Jacuzzi, and a kiddies' pool, as well as mini-golf and rock climbing, a games arcade and several restaurants and bars. There are cloakro...

Parque La Bateria

Located in Torremolinos, Parque La Bateria is a great park to go and visit with the kids as there is so much to see and do! With many activities including a modern play park with trampolines, climbing frames and an activity centre as well as a lake where you can hire a small boat for just €1 for 1/2 hour. There is so much to do and you can spend hours in the park enjoying your day. It's a great...

Donkey Dreamland

Donkey Dreamland provides a home for donkeys free from pain and suffering, surrounded by people who offer love and respect in a calm and tranquil setting. Throughout history donkeys have served us well, worked hard and have, at times, been abused. Donkey Dreamland aims to provide support and understanding through education and interaction.   Donkey Dreamland provides a safe place where inju...


MLC Luxury Yachts

The concierge partners of My Guide Marbella, My Local Concierge, offer a comprehensive yacht charter service that allows you to indulge your dreams aboard a carefully prepared Luxury Yacht at prices that make the experience not just unforgettable, but affordable too.  They know the portfolio inside and out and will certainly be able to recommend the right boat for you as well as enr...

Rangers Safari Tours

Rangers Safari Group offer safari tours on the Costa del Sol. Operating for 25 years, they offer tours in small groups in their fleet of LandRover Defenders into the wonderful countryside. Rangers Safari Tours offer four main full day Safari tours: an Andalucian Safari tour on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, a Nerja and Caves tour on Wednesdays, the Romantic Ronda tour on Fridays and a Gibra...

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