August 4, 2021

Canaries for families, including aquariums, theme parks and zoos

Canary Islands, an ideal destination for a family holiday all year round. The eight islands of the Spanish archipelago guarantee numerous and different experiences for the little ones, from water parks to themed ones, from zoos to nature trails. Here are some examples.

In Tenerife you will find the Siam Park, the largest water park in Europe and Aqualand Costa Adeje with incredible pools and slides. L’Aquapark Costa Teguise it is not only the largest park in Lanzarote but also what it is offers more complementary activities, from paintball for children and adults, to a rock climbing arena and pony rides.

The Loro Parque di Tenerife is famous for hosting the largest collection of parrots in the world, over 300 species: in Gran Canaria, the Deep Sea path of the Poema del Mar aquarium, which has the largest stained glass window in the world, accompanies visitors to the depth of the ocean, while the Sparse Palmitos lets the little ones discover the charm of hers Botanical Garden. Nell’Oasis Wildlife in Fuerteventurainstead, unforgettable adventures are lived among elephants, crocodiles, giraffes and sea lions: an educational experience which strengthens the interest of children in respecting and protecting biodiversity.

Children can be in close contact with nature not only on the beaches, but also in the interior of the islands: one of the most fascinating places is the Garajonay National Park in La Gomera, a natural treasure so important that it is recognized as a World Heritage Site. For little explorers who like to be with their noses up, The Palm offers the best night sky for observing remote stars and constellations. The island was declared “Stellar Reserve”.

Finally, Roque Nublo, one of the largest natural rocks in the worldor to Gran Canaria: the path that climbs through the pines is accessible to practically everyone and especially children. At the end of the trail, the reward is wonderful: an unforgettable landscape unfolds dominated by the emblematic Bentayga rock and the spectacular Caldera de Tejeda with its deep and steep ravines.

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