The Costa del Sol – The Perfect Family Holiday Destination

The Costa del Sol – The Perfect Family Holiday Destination

The Costa del Sol in Spain is the perfect destination for a family holiday.  Here are our reasons why you should book your holiday on Spain’s sunshine coast today…

It has great beaches

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You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to family-friendly beaches to spend your days on along the Costa del Sol.  Many of the beaches have been awarded blue flag status for their cleanliness and great facilities including toilets, showers and children’s play areas.

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There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols for hire at a reasonable price so you can keep your kids in the shade if it gets too hot.  The sand is perfect for sandcastles and the sea is calm and warm in summer months so it’s great for paddling.  There are Chiringuitos; beachside restaurants serving food and drink, all along the coast as well so you can get a bite to eat while you watch the waves lapping the shore.

There are attractions galore!

If your children like to keep busy while on holiday they will love the Costa del Sol.  There are great attractions all along the coast.  Highlights include Fuengirola Biopark Zoo which is full of interesting animals.  The zoo has a real focus on conservation too so it is educational as well as fun.  The zoo is open in the evening during summer months too so that you can view those animals that like to come out at night!

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For children that like the water there is a great waterpark on the outskirts of Fuengirola.  Mijas Aquapark has slides that are suitable for children of all ages.  There is a large wave pool and children’s water play areas for those that are not quite big enough for the big slides.  There are snack bars and shower and changing facilities here too so you can spend a whole day here in comfort.  Pack lots of sun cream though as it can get very hot.

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If you child is a thrill seeker they will love Tivoli World in Benalmadena, one of the largest theme parks on the Costa del Sol.  There are thrilling rides, entertainment shows, play areas and some great restaurants serving food from all over the world.  The entry fee is only 7.95 Euros and children under 1 metre tall get in for free.

Children can enjoy the great outdoors

The Costa del Sol has some fantastic open spaces.  You can take a hike into the Mijas Mountain, go mountain biking, horse riding or kayaking.  If your children like to keep active and enjoy the fresh air there are endless possibilities to get out and about on the Costa del Sol.

Panoramic Villas have a great selection of Villas and Apartments on the Costa del Sol that are family friendly.  Book your trip to this beautiful coast today.

La Mer Brooklyn Mix Up Wrap Watch Giveaway!! (us/can)

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Welcome to the La Mer Brooklyn Mix Up

Wrap Watch Giveaway!!

 

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BarefootinBlueJeans, La Mer and a whole bunch of awesome bloggers are offering you the chance to win this amazingly beautiful Brooklyn Mix Up Wrap Watch! This watch is sure to please anyone looking for a versatile addition to their wardrobe.

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Watch Details:

  • Extra-long soft Blush-Cognac Mixed Layer Leather strap. 22″ long, .5″ wide strap and .25″ top layer on strap
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  • Due to the handcrafted nature of this product, each watch may vary slightly. Made in the USA. 

La Mer Watch Giveaway

 

About the giveaway:

One lucky reader will win this beautiful Brooklyn Mix Up Wrap Watch from La Mer. The giveaway is open to residents of the United States and Canada. The giveaway will run from June 19th 2014 to July 10th 2014 12pm est. Must be 18 + to enter, and use the Giveaway Tools widget below. Good Luck!

 

I have not been compensated for this post. All opinions and experiences are my own. Confirmed Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner will be drawn. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of the giveaway. Sponsor will be responsible for prize fulfillment. This event is in no way associated with, sponsored, administered, or endorsed by Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or any other social media network.  For questions, or to have your product featured on BarefootinBlueJeans you can Email Jeanna @ BarefootinBlueJeans@hotmail.com

 

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