When toddlers are mentioned during a trip, there is always an adult member or members of the family around. Travelling as a family with toddlers and children during a trip can be both thrilling and hectic. Thrilling because you get a chance to see your children happy. Hectic because it is difficult to combine an interesting sightseeing trip for adults along with something for the toddlers.
Lanzarote is among the few places in the world where you can get a chance to share a wonderful experience with your toddlers. There are a hundred things to enjoy seeing and doing. It is a perfect location for family holidays. You can visit animal parks, theme parks, nature reserves, Teneriffe, and Gran Canaria with your kids for a fantastic family day.
In the Canary Islands, there are plenty of attractions and activities to entertain both old and young. Furthermore, you will find their restaurants “kids friendly” with suitable entertainment for children all day through. There are plenty of carnivals during the winter and tons of fiestas in summer. These are some of the family-friendly activities in Lanzarote that will appeal toddlers and kids.
Spending Time on the Beaches
Kids and toddlers who are as young as 2 years love playing with water and sand. As an adult, you can spend some time with your babies and younger children by the pool or beach. Among the best beaches for toddlers include Playa Flamingo in Playa Blanca, Playa Chica in Puerto del Carmen, and Playa Bastian in Costa Teguise. Your children will enjoy running around and making castles for a full day as you enjoy the warm waters in canary island beaches.
Have a Good Time at The Rancho Texas Park
The Rancho Texas Park in Puerto del Carmen is a location worth visiting with kids. As a family, you can explore the Native American, Western movie styled village. There are rides for younger kids, while older kids are getting involved with the gold rush. The location is also hosting the largest zoo in Lanzarote. Your kids will enjoy seeing an impressive array of animals from bigger species like puma and buffalo to smaller ones like miniature ponies.
An Attractive Trip to Timanfaya National Park
With its futuristic landscape, a trip to Timanfaya National Park can be very attractive for a family with small kids. Apart from seeing hundreds of animal and plant species, you will enjoy eating a full course lunch or BBQ buffet at the El Diablo restaurant at the summit of the mountain. They cook the food and grill the BBQ using the heat of the volcano below. If you are having toddlers, it will be ideal to use bus tours instead of camel rides safaris around the volcano craters and parks.
Have Fun at The Water Parks
If you are keen with the safety of your smaller kids or toddlers, then letting them have fun at the water parks can offer them a memorable experience. Lanzarote hosts safer pools which are very suitable for toddlers and babies. Among the best is Aqualava in Playa Blanca, which has plenty of rapid pools and slides to keep them engaged at you enjoy the view of the volcanoes. You can also opt for Aquapark Costa Teguise that has adult pools, slides, chill out zones, crazy rivers, toddler pools, and much more.
Taking a Ride in a Yellow Submarine, Puerto Calero
Lanzarote is among the few places in the world where you can dive to 100 feet in a submarine. The submarine is safe and fully pressurized, with two large viewing ports on either end. Coupled with 22 portals throughout its spacious and comfortable cabin as well as TV screens, you are assured of amazing views of every action that is taking place outside. Only babies over 2 years are allowed to take a ride with it, with their tickets being half-priced on what you will pay as an adult.
Other things that you can do with toddlers in Lanzarote include visiting the Pirate Museum and the Aquarium in Costa Teguise, enjoying the Catlanza Catamaran ride, and taking a trip to Cesar Manrique Foundation to see some arts by Miro and Picasso. There are plenty of attractions and activities for kids and toddlers that your family with love. We have not even mentioned how your kids will enjoy a bite of Papas Arrugadas served with peppery mojo sauce!