The island of Ibiza is often thought of as party central but it’s also a great choice of destination for vacationing families.
The flight from the UK to Ibiza is only a little over 2 hours and there are plenty of cheap flights, making it a convenient choice for soaking in some sun with the whole family.
There are plenty of things to do with kid in Ibiza, including enjoying the sun, sand and sea, or relaxing at one of the all inclusive hotels in Ibiza. These activities will keep the children busy and entertained.
When most of us think of going to Ibiza, we imagine a tropical island where beautiful people lounge around in swimwear while sipping cocktails. But Ibiza isn’t just a party island. If you want to take your family on a holiday that is truly a fun-filled, cultural experience, you may want to consider a visit to Ibiza.
It is home to some of the best restaurants, clubs, shops and events for the whole family. So, whether you are looking for a relaxing break with your partner or a fun-packed adventure with the kids, Ibiza will not disappoint.
So, let’s take a look at what you can do on a holiday to Ibiza.
14 Fun activities in Ibiza with children
Ibiza is a wonderful place for kids to enjoy. It has so much to offer, including water parks, beaches, theme parks, shopping and fun times. In this post, we’ll give you 14 great places to go in Ibiza with kids.
Child-friendly beaches in Ibiza
You can’t go to Ibiza without checking out the beaches, so of course this had to be top of the list.
Ibiza is full of beaches with 53 different beaches on the island, but not all are equally suitable for families and especially small children. You want to look out for a good beach with soft sand, and shallow water.
A children’s beach with play equipment and lots of space will be a great way to spend hours of fun during your Ibiza holiday.
Las Salinas is a great choice for the most shallow beach in Ibiza, with a long golden stretch of sand and dunes. You can also see the old pirate watch-tower from here!
Some other great options for Kid friendly beaches in Ibiza are
- Cala Bassa
- Cala Tarida
- Cala Vadella
- Cala Llonga
- Playa Es Canar
Slingshot is a high velocity ride on the beach at San Antonio – 0-60 km/h acceleration! To ride slingshot the kids need to be a minimum of 110cm tall and minimum 50kg combined weight for two riders (they can go alone if they weigh more than 50kg)
The site also has a few tamer rides like bumper cars and crazy frog.
Water Sports with Kids in Ibiza
You can take the kids stand up paddle boarding with SUP paddle boards Ibiza, and explore the waters of the most natural and wild Ibiza, away from the crowds.
You can go with SUP Ibiza on a 2hr stand up paddle boards if the kids are 10 years and over. They even have sunset trips, which will give the most gorgeous views.
Kids can learn paddle boarding quite quickly even if it’s their first time, and it’s a great water sport for active kids and families.
Can Muson is a familiy friendly farm in Santa Eulalia, where you can also eat some lunch with the kids in their restaurant, and stroll through the beautiful gardens.
This place is an educational and fun place to visit, where kids can learn all about the animals, and how the vegetables are grown as well as enjoying the good quality food and traditional recipes, made using recipes of the founder’s grandparents.
Acrobosc Ibiza is a fantastic outdoor adventure park between Santa Eulalia and Es Cana, in a pine forest just 100 metres from Cala Pada beach.
This place has fun activities for kids of all ages from 3 years and up. There are three activity circuits you can take depending on your height and age, challenging your balance and skills.
With 39 platforms between 2 and 6 meters high, 49 obstacles and 20 zip lines from 4 to 65 metres long and trampolines there is lots to guarantee hours of fun and adrenaline.
The Cap Blanc Aquarium
Cap Blanc Aquarium in Ibiza is unique in that it’s located inside a gigantic natural cave!
The aquarium is located just outside of San Antonio and gives a nice opportunity to see some Mediterranean sealife in their natural environments.
You can also get a drink at the roof top bar, along with gorgeous views.
Es Vedrà Natural Landmark
Es Vedrà is considered the most impressive natural landmark in Ibiza, and is linked to many exciting myths and legends that kids will love. It’s believed to be the home of the sirens that dashed Odysseus’s ships on the rocks, and some people even believe it is a UFO hot spot!
The best place to get views of this landmark can be found at Cala D’Hort beach and it is a wonderful place to watch the sunset if you can keep the kids up that late.
Surf House Ibiza
Kids will love to practice some surfing at this fun artificial surf wave centre. The Flowrider has an easy and constant flow, making it ideal for little ones to find their surf legs in a safe environment, and with help from the instructors.
Kids can use either a bodyboard or surfboard, depending on their size, and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Mamboats Boat Cruises
Mamboats offers one day sunset excursions and is a great way to spend a fun day with the whole family.
The cruise boats dock in front of Cafe Mambo in San Antonio Bay, and give you great vuews of the sunset as well as of the famous landmark we just talked about, Es Vedra
Horse Riding in Santa Eulalia
Visit the stables at Can Curreu boutique hotel in the rural inland part of the island. Here, you can rent one of the horses and go for a ride.
Try out the 4 different escape rooms in Via Punica. You can go with Mad Scientist, Wonderland, Sherlock or Zombie Apocalypse.
Ibiza Water Parks
Some of the best water parks to visit with the kids in Ibiza are
- Sirenis Aquagames in Port des Torrent
- Aguamar in Playa d’en Bossa
Both of these Ibiza water parks will offer plenty of fun for kids with slides and pools to splash around.
Go karting, formula 1 style with Ibiza Karting in San Antonio.
There are go karts available in different models, to suit kids from age 4 and up.
When is Best to Visit Ibiza with Kids?
Ibiza with kids is a good choice any time between April to October. The hottest, and most crowded, months are July and August so of course take that into consideration.
May and June should be nice and warm, but with less crowds.
How to get Around in Ibiza with Kids
The best way to get around in Ibiza with kids would be to rent a car. Public transport is also great, but renting a car gives you much more freedom and spontaneity.
Taxis are available, but again – a rental car tends to be easier.