New Year’s Resolutions at Cumbre del Sol (V): Fun family time

New Year’s Resolutions at Cumbre del Sol (V): Fun family time

There are many resolutions we make, write down on paper on the 31 December and then stay there without nothing much done. Instead, there’s another type of resolution that won’t make you waste your ink, but you will have to invest time in.

Wanting to spend more time with loved ones is something that won’t fit on paper. However, spending more time with family should always be a resolution as it’s never enough! That’s why this 2022 will be your year to enjoy thousands of family plan near Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol. Here are the most interesting ones!

Family Amusement Parks

If you have young children at home, these plans are perfect and are guaranteed to make them very happy. There are many different theme parks scattered all over the Costa Blanca, but when it comes down to it, Benidorm is the king. Terra Natura is a park very focused on fauna and flora. It is a theme park and zoo where the little ones can see their favourite animals up close.

Near Benidorm, in Callosa d’en Sarrià, you have another chance to spend the day with family. DinoPark is an educational theme park with dozens of life-size robotic and static dinosaurs with sounds. It also has different play areas, a paleontological playground, a 3D cinema and a botanical cactus garden.

Visit charming towns with family

If we had to make a list of beautiful and picturesque villages near Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol, we would never finish this article! That’s why we have chosen two that we think are worth a family visit for a different kind of day out.

Guadalest is an hour’s drive away from Cumbre del Sol. Guadalest is a medieval village, and has been named one of the most beautiful towns in Spain. With 208 inhabitants, the Castell de Guadalest is its main attraction and gives a glimpse to that time period where the remnants of it can still be seen. Furthermore, It is surrounded by nature, as Guadalest is situated in the valley between Sierra de Xortà and Serrella, Sierra de Aitana and Sierra de Bernia.

A little closer to Cumbre del Sol, 50 minutes by car, is Callosa d’En Sarrià. This village is divided by two rivers: the Algar and the Guadalest, a perfect place for spending time with family! This town also has a lot of history: the archpriestly church of San Juan Bautista or the Castle Walls are proof of this.

Enjoy nature with family

Last but not least, family plans in the heart of nature have to be included, because Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol is surrounded by it! The Pego-Oliva Marshes are the perfect place to start these family-friendly routes. This natural park is one of the largest areas for biodiversity in the Mediterranean. It is formed by the water of the rivers Bullent-Vedat and Racons-Molinell, and the aquifers of Mostalla and Segària. A mixture that undoubtedly leaves you with incomparable views and a family day out that you will remember for the rest of the year.

Another close-by natural park to Cumbre del Sol is Serra Gelada. Located between the coast of Benidorm and the cost of Albir, it covers more than 5,600 hectares. Its cliffs are the perfect backdrop to see the Mediterranean from another point of view. Moreover, this family-friendly walk is not only a sport, but also fun!

As you can see, this resolution is easy to achieve. Because spending time with family is really a gift, and in a place like Cumbre del Sol, everything is there for it to happen.

Activities for the whole family on the Costa Blanca

Activities for the whole family on the Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca is much more than a destination with a good climate and beautiful beaches and coves; it is also an area which offers a huge variety of cultural and leisure options to enjoy. When you live in Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort, you’ll find fun for the whole family.

Less than an hour from Cumbre del Sol is Benidorm, one of the cities in Alicante with the most going on. The city is home to the area’s best theme parks as well as activities for all ages and tastes. Take note and get ready to enjoy some family adventures!

If you want fun and thrills, Terra Mítica is the perfect place to spend a family weekend surrounded by attractions, rollercoasters, and all types of shows for the young… and the young at heart! This Benidorm theme park immerses visitors in ancient Mediterranean civilisations by dividing the park into five areas: Egypt, Greece, Rome, The Islands, and Iberia. To recharge your batteries, there are also several cafés and restaurants where you can rest and relax. Are you ready for an adventure? Terra Mítica opens its doors once more for the spring/summer season on the 13th April.

Terra Natura Park, in Benidorm, is also a great place to visit with the family. Animal lovers in particular will enjoy themselves here, as there are over 1,500 animals of 200 different species. This is a next generation zoo where visitors can observe and come into contact with the animals in spaces which recreate their natural habitats, a new concept known as “zoo immersion” which provides a variety of activities for fun and learning with the family.

Another option for a day out in nature surrounded by animals is Mundomar, a park with different species of mammals, birds, and reptiles which also offers a range of shows and unique experiences such as swimming with dolphins or sea lions.

During the hot summer months, it’s not only beaches you can enjoy in Benidorm; there are also several water parks such as Aqua Natura, which is located next to Terra Natura and will be open from the 26th April, and Aqualandia, which will open on the 25th May. Both are home to a range of water-based attractions for all tastes and ages and are sure to offer an unforgettable family experience.

Aside from Benidorm, close to Cumbre del Sol there are lots of other towns where you can enjoy some great family days out. For example, in L’Alfàs del Pi you can see the fun and original themed shows at the Conde Alfaz castle, which begins its season on the 6th April with the Medieval Robin Hood: a dinner-show set in 12th-Century England. It will be an unforgettable adventure which will place you in the heart of the action.

Are you a family of chocolate lovers? In Villajoyosa’s Valor chocolate museum you’ll have the opportunity to learn where chocolate comes from and all about the production process. Prefer museums? Then don’t miss the Guadalest Miniatures Museum, located in a charming area in the natural surroundings around Guadalest Castle, the ideal place to enjoy with the family.

If you’re looking for other outdoor activities, you could also choose to go go-karting at one of the centres in Javea, Teulada, or Benidorm, or maybe go to Altea to play minigolf at Mundigolf.

Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort offers a variety of options for you and your family, so don’t miss the updates on our blog and our social media channels to stay up to date with everything that’s going on in the area.