The Playacapricho is a sure-fire hit with families. Right on the beach, it has a massive pool and a daytime list of activities that seems never ending.

When you first arrive, you’ll notice the huge glass atrium. Inside, there’s a giant fig tree and seven storeys draped in hanging vines.

The restaurant offers buffet breakfasts where you can fill your boots and give yourself fuel for the day’s activities. At dinnertime, show-cooking stations will grill meats to your perfection. After dinner, there are regular shows, performances and a couple of bars.

Overview of Roquetas de Mar

Between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, Costa Almeria remains largely untouched by tourism. So a holiday to Costa Almeria on the southern coast of Spain is great if you want to relax in the sun and escape the stresses of modern life.

Roquetas de Mar is the largest and most popular resort town in Costa Almeria. Here you’ll find award-winning beaches, gorgeous scenery and child-friendly activities. Life is still relaxed and slow paced, though, so expect blissfully unspoilt and uncrowded beaches bathed in sunshine. Plus, with a stay at the Playacapricho, all the best features of Roquetas de Mar are on your doorstep.

Things to do in Roquetas de Mar

When you stay at the Playacapricho, the palm-studded shores are a small pathway away. Lined with restaurants and bars, the beach is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day. The kids will find plenty to keep them entertained, too, including a floating aqua park.

Mariopark is close by, too. At this waterpark, the slides and pools suit children of all ages. From relaxing swimming spots to thrilling slides, you’ll find it all here. And for an educational experience, there’s an aquarium next door. Or to learn more about the city and region of Almeria, head to Roquetas de Mar’s Castillo de Santa Ana.

Known for its gorgeous scenery, idyllic beaches and unspoilt views, Roquetas de Mar is a tranquil and relaxing spot for anyone looking to enjoy a lovely family break in the sun.

Resort Summary

Playa de Aguadulce is a large pebble beach with clear waters and a floating aqua park, which makes it perfect for kids. Bring a picnic or grab something to eat at one of the lovely restaurants that are dotted along the tree-lined promenade. Playa de Aguadulce also has a ramp that leads down to the beach for any visitors that have difficulty walking.

Another popular beach in Roquetas de Mar is La Bajadilla, which holds a Blue Flag certificate and covers three kilometres of caramel-coloured sand. This area is less populated than other resort cities and you are bound to find your own little piece of heaven on a beautiful stretch of sand, without anyone in your personal space. Bajadilla has beachside cafes and watersports available too, so you can spend the day in the sea, jet and water skiing, fishing and sailing.