Best water parks in Spain
Have fun in the pool, annoy your friends with water jets or slide down the water slide, what child doesn’t love water games? Here we bring you an overview of the best water parks in Spain so your family vacation can be an even better experience for your children.
The best of the best water parks in Spain, Siam Park cannot be found on land. You will have to travel further south to one of the Canary Islands, Tenerife, to find it. It is a themed water park, which is awarded by Tripadvisor as the best water park in the world every 7 years in a row. And justifiably so!
The network of water slides counts for kilometers here. In one of them (The Power Tower) you will even experience a ride through a tank full of sharks. You can learn to surf on artificial 3-meter waves. Little adventurers, on the other hand, can explore the lost fortress of Lost city full of waterfalls, bridges, and of course, water slides, such as a giant water climbing frame. Definitely, no one will be bored here.
Aqualand Costa Adeje
Besides the aforementioned Siam Park, this water park looks like his poor brother, but it is not really surprising. Nevertheless, Aqualand Costa Adeje in Tenerife is a full-fledged water park, which offers a number of swimming pools and water slides and a dolphin show too. In addition, there is also a fairytale water castle for the little ones or a relaxation area with a jacuzzi with heated water and hydromassage streams, hammocks next to the pools, or the lazy river Lava River.
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Aqualand Maspalomas with an area of 13,000 m2 is the largest water park in Gran Canaria. The property is open all year round and features 33 slides and 13 entertainment attractions. The children will not want to leave. All ages will have fun here. The specialty of the water park is swimming in the pool with sea lions (not included in the ticket price, must be arranged individually).
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lla Fantasia Water Park is located 25 km north of Barcelona. It is one of Europe’s largest water parks. On an area of 70,000 m2, you will find over 22 slides, 3 large pools, and many other attractions that will allow you to spend the whole day more or less active with family, friends, or solo. At Illa Fantasia, you’ll never be bored, whether it’s adrenaline fun or water games for children.
PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park
This water park is part of the large entertainment complex PortAventura World and can be found in Catalonia, near the city of Reus, about 100 km south of Barcelona.
PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park is an amazing place full of fun that contains everything a visitor would expect from such a facility. 16 different types of attractions and pools on 50,000m2. One of the main draws is King Khajuna, an aquatic free-fall simulator. The outdoor area also offers a calm river, a wave pool, water slides, slides, and many other water attractions. The indoor part of the park offers rides and playgrounds for children. There is also a heated pool, hot tubs, and a sauna.
Aquopolis Torrevieja, that’s the right summer fun for everyone. This water park can be found in Spain on the Costa Blanca coast, 50 km south of the city of Alicante. The very nice water world of Aquopolis Torrevieja offers a variety of attractions for the whole family. In addition, it is easily accessible from all over the Costa Cálida region and the staff are very helpful.
On an area of approximately 4 hectares, you will find a lot of diverse attractions. For those interested in a good dose of adrenaline, the giant Kamikaze slide and the Speed water slide await. Small children, on the other hand, will welcome the large Mini Park full of slides and water fountains.
The lazy Amazonia river, artificial waves, Black Hole and Rapids toboggans, Speed Race parallel slides, Blue Lagoon and Polinesia experience pools, jacuzzi and romantic Cascada are intended for all lovers of water games. There are aqua gymnastics lessons, mini golf, several restaurants, shops and a parking lot.
Aqualandia Benidorm water park
Aqualandia water park is located on the Costa Blanca coast, 50 km north of Alicante. This water park boasts a generous area, an almost endless number of attractions for children and adults, and the highest water slide in Europe.
Aqualandia was established in 1985 as the first water world in Spain, and today, with its area of approximately 150,000 square meters, it is one of the largest water parks in Europe.
Aqualandia offers entertainment for everyone through dozens of attractions, supplied with water directly from the sea. Adrenaline lovers must try Verti-Go, the highest water slide on the old continent, which allows you to reach speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour when riding from a height of 33 meters. There is a lazy river, a relaxing pool with whirlpools and waterfalls, a water slide with a funnel or a pool with artificial waves. A children’s zone with slides awaits the smallest visitors.
A welcome addition to a stay on the Costa de la Luz in Andalusia, near the border with Portugal, is the smaller water world of Aquopolis Cartaya. Children and their parents will enjoy a nice afternoon full of fun.
There are many attractions available at Cartaya Aquapark including long water slides and the popular Torbellino funnel slide. Those who prefer quieter entertainment can choose, for example, a jacuzzi or a relaxing pool with artificial waves. There are refreshment facilities, a wading pool for the little ones and sufficient parking capacity.
Aqualand El Arenal
Water fun can also be found on the Mediterranean Spanish island of Mallorca. Aqualand El Arenal is a water paradise full of water slides and water attractions. It is divided into 4 basic parts. The most popular Adrenaline Fun includes a King Cobra slide topped with a giant snakehead, a Tsunami toboggan, an extremely steep Kamikaze slide, a huge Tornado funnel, or a brisk ride on Rapids inflatables. Easier is the Multipista and Grand Canyon slides in the Family Fun section, complemented by a pool with 1-meter-high waves.
A space called Kidzworld awaits the youngest visitors to the Aqualand El Arenal water park. They will enjoy the relaxing Adventureland slides, the dragon monster in the Dragonland pool, the Children’s Paradise water playground, and the exotic attraction of Polynesia. The entire complex is complemented by the Chill out & play zone with the lazy Congo River and hot tubs.
Western Park Magaluf
Do you like western and water games? This other attraction of the island of Mallorca, Western Park Magaluf is real fun for you and your children, boasting Mallorca’s highest water slide! You will spend a day trip here enjoying the area with slides, whirlpools, and a Wild West-style playground.
Western Park is divided into three sections with 15 main attractions: Western Land, Indian Town and El Paso. There is also a western town with a stunt show, a water castle, a Boomerang and Kamikaze slide, a wild river with waves, the more than 30 meters high water slide The Beast and a wide Mega Slide slide, which you can ride on a raft. Mini Park and Daky Park, including a gift shop, are available for younger children.
Water world Hidroparc Alcúdia
The trio of water parks in Mallorca is rounded off by Water world Hidroparc Alcúdia. This facility covers an area of 40 thousand square meters. Its biggest attractions include the Spiral and Line & Line water slides, a large swimming pool with artificial waves and Kamikaze slides, Soft Track and Slick Race.
An octopus paddling pool awaits children, and the whole family can have fun playing mini golf. The Hidroparc Alcúdia complex includes a rest and relaxation area, a restaurant and bar, social facilities and a car park.
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Not only little sailors will enjoy a trip to the Aquarock amusement park, which can be found on the Balearic island of Menorca.
On an area of several hundred square meters, you will find a lot of water attractions in the Aquarock water world, including adrenaline slides and toboggans, a wild river and a jacuzzi. However, you can also make a living here “dry”, for example in the trampoline center or on the go-kart track.