What to do: On Rainy Days & With Children

There are more than 300 days of sunshine a year in Andalusia, but what if there is a lesser day during your holiday? Then we have the following tips.

Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación de Málaga
Museo Picasso Málaga
Fundación Picasso
Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga
Museo de la Imaginación Málaga
Museo Automovilístico y de la Moda
Palacio Episcopal
Indoor skating rink Benalmádena
Indoor shopping in shopping centres
You can also shop at home, but in Spain it is slightly different. In addition, prices are often lower than in your country, especially during the “rebajas” (sales). Even with good weather it is a nice change from every day at the beach or swimming pool.
For example Plaza Mayor Málaga, Designer Outlet Málaga, El Corte Inglés Málaga, Larois Málaga,…

Adventurous walking at El Torcal de Antequera – 40 minutes

Would you like to visit some UNESCO world heritage? Then go for a walk in the impressive natural park El Torcal with its uniquely formed rock and limestone formations. There are three different walking distances, suitable for every type of traveller and also very fun to do with children. Do not hesitate to visit this place, it will be an unforgettable experience!

By following the signposts you will encounter ravines, caves and other curiosities. If you keep quiet you may even spot some of its inhabitants: foxes, eagles, vultures, mountain goats,… There’s also a magnificent view over the Guadalhorce Valley and the Mediterranean Sea. During sunny winter days you can even spot snow at the Sierra Nevada peaks.

Lobopark Antequera – 1 hour

Near Antequera you will find the Lobopark or wolf park. You can visit these special animals in their own habitat, see how they raise their young in this vast park and get a lot of information during a guided visit.

Torremolinos – 35 minutes

Tivoli Amusement Park

The Tivoli Amusement Park with rides, shows, etc…

Crocodile Park

Be sure to visit this unique Crocodile Park.

Waterpark Aqualand

Waterpark Aqualand is a true paradise for real water lovers.

Benalmádena – 40 minutes


Sealife aquarium offers an educational insight into the world of our oceans. Marine life here includes fish, sea rays, turtles, sea horses, starfish, sharks, jellyfish and a giant octopus called Iker. There is an interactive bath and pay particular attention to the feeding times. Sealife also has a zone especially for children and an adventurous pirate mini golf course.

Selwo Marinapark

Selwo Marina is a dolphinarium where you can see shows with dolphins and seals and also penguins. Moreover, you can go for a swim, come closer and feel how a dolphin touches you… Reservation is required.

Cable Car Ride
& Falconry Show

This spectacular Cable Car Ride departs not far from the sea and takes you all the way to the top of the mountain in 15 minutes. Once at the top you have a beautiful view over the coast and you can spot the mountains of Morocco in clear weather. You can also enjoy a falconry show with vultures, owls, etc…

Butterfly Garden   Mariposario

The Butterfly Garden in Benalmádena is one of the largest in Europe. This indoor experience for young and old is definitely worth a visit. You get useful information and walk among the fluttering butterflies in a tropical environment.

Biopark Fuengirola- 45 minutes

This beautiful zoo has a different concept, namely the care of nature and the welfare of the animals. Here you will not find a fence, so the animals are in a natural habitat. It pays to visit this zoo. There are many different types of activities.

Adventure Park Marbella – 1 hour

Near Marbella there is an Adventure Park, fun for young and old, where you can test different courses via ropes and walkways, this is done in a safe way and with different levels of difficulty.

Caves of Rincón de la Victoria – 35 minutes & Caves of Nerja – 1 hour

In both Rincón de la Victoria (slightly smaller caves but closer) and in Nerja you will find beautiful caves with typical rocks and ideal for exploring on a rainy day or to cool down on a warm and sunny day.