With its mild Mediterranean climate, you can hope to enjoy many days of sunshine on your Ibiza family holiday, but if you get a cloudy morning or fancy escaping the midday heat, head to a cool cave or an underground aquarium to entertain the kids away from the beach for a few hours.
BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you and put together a selection of the best activities in Ibiza.
1. Cap Blanc Aquarium
This unique underground aquarium showcases a variety of Mediterranean marine life including octopus, rays and lobsters. The cavernous interiors add a great atmosphere to what is sure to be a winning day out, as the kids spot colourful fish and learn some cool animal facts to tell their friends back home. The small cafe overlooking the sea is a beautiful spot for refreshments afterwards if the weather has brightened up.
Opening Hours: Mon&Tues 10am-6pm. Weds-Sun 10am – 9pm
2. Museu d’art Contemporani d’Eivissa (Contemporary Art Museum)
Explore an eclectic variety of contemporary art spread over three floors of this modern gallery. The compact size means the kids won’t get bored or tired as you admire painting, sculpture, photography, video exhibits. The art area where you can create your own masterpiece is sure to be a highlight for them!
Don’t miss the chance to see the remains of an ancient settlement that the gallery is built on top of, visible through through the glass floor.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary, check the website for up to date details
3. Cova de Can Marca
The kids will love clambering around these caves, which reportedly were historically used by pirates and smugglers to stash their loot! The cool, temperate caves will be a welcome shelter from the rain or sizzling midday heat. This network of caves is over 100,000 years old – visitors can see the amazing stalactites and ancient markings in their full glory thanks to the atmospheric light show at the end.
Opening Hours: Open daily 10:30am – 7:30pm
4. Mini Ibiza
Run by two local mothers, this amazing kids club tops the list of many local families as well as tourists. The stylish light-filled indoor play rooms have lots for all ages of children (0-12) to explore including teepees, toy boxes, sensory areas and craft stations. Thereis also a fab outdoor play areas for if the weather brightens up. As well as their daily drop in sessions there are special classes and workshops you can book from 5pm to 7pm on weekday evenings (Mon-Thurs during school term time.)
Mini Ibiza can also provide trusted babysitters who work all over the island, so you can book in a date night with your other half.
Opening Hours: Playgroup drop in Mon-Fri from 9am-2pm
5. Gran Piruleto Park
Best suited to younger children, this adventure play park has both indoor and outdoor play areas, so its a good choice for an overcast day. Ball pits, climbing frames, and plenty more soft play await your little ones. There are also entertainers and activities such as magicians and face painting on selected days.
Opening Hours: Opening hours vary, check their website for more details
Visiting Ibiza with your kids is the perfect opportunity for a fantastic Family Holiday. the Balearic Island is one of Spain’s most popular tourist hotspots, where you can expect to find lots of child friendly restaurants and great family activities. At BabyBreaks, we have collated a shortlist of activities, restaurants and hotels so that you can prepare your trip to Ibiza without browsing the Internet for endless hours. So if you are looking to be inspired to visit Ibiza for your next family break, just visit our different Ibiza pages to find what this beautiful island has to offer.
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