Playgrounds in the city of Malaga
Parque del Cine, Malaga
This playground in Malaga
is one of the newest playgrounds in the city and, as its name suggests, is themed around the cinema. In addition, the children’s area will delight the even smallest kids with zip lines, large slides and a basketball court. It is one the venues where open-air movies are screened free of charge in the summer at the Local Council’s initiative.
It is located at: Carril del Capitán 32, 29010 Malaga
Parque del Centro, Malaga
This is the city’s oldest and most classical park. It contains a wide variety of plants and trees from different areas, as well as two children’s playgrounds where you can have a drink while watching over your children.
In addition, it usually hosts Christmas markets, the book fair and different kinds of stands depending on the occasion.
It is located at: Paseo del Parque, Malaga.
Parque del Oeste, Malaga
This is one of the oldest parks in the west of Malaga and has undoubtedly become one of the city’s best parks to enjoy with children since it was renovated a decade ago. It has a small area containing animals, where there are kangaroos, along with some tables and a large garden area where you can enjoy an open-air picnic.
It is located at: Calle Realenga de San Luis, Malaga.
Parque Infantil del Palmeral de las Sorpresas
This is Malaga’s newest playground
and is located on the recently restored Muelle Uno. The play area is made entirely of wood and very original. Just next to it, you can find some attractions for children, along with bicycle and toy car rental stands for them.
It is located at: Muelle Uno, Malaga
Parque de Huelin, Malaga
This park is equipped with a skating rink and a play area for small kids. It also has a dog area if you want to go with your pet. Bicycles and vehicles for both children and adults can be rented. Though the park isn’t very large, you can continue strolling along the Huelin seaside promenade and enjoy a drink in the restaurant area.
It is located at: Calle María Villanueva Gallego 6, 29002 Malaga
Playgrounds on the Malaga coast
Parque de La Batería, Torremolinos
This is one of Malaga’s best playgrounds
, since it has an artificial lake where boats can be hired for only €1. There is also a carousel whose entrance fee only costs 50 cents, a lighthouse where you can enjoy the best views of the Malaga coastline and a playground equipped with slides that will thrill any child.
Bear in mind that the queues to hire boats are usually quite long. We therefore recommend you go very early.
It is located at: Calle Decano Antonio Seoane, 29620 Malaga
Parque de la Paloma, Benalmádena
The well-known Parque de la Paloma
is located right in the centre of Arroyo de la Miel. This open-air park is ideal for both small children and adults. It is very common to see entire families or groups of friends enjoying a picnic in the sun and children running after a large number of animals that live in it and range free.
Moreover, the playground was renovated a few years ago and has several hanging bridges, trampolines and swings.
It is located at: Av. Federico García Lorca s/n, 29631 Arroyo de la Miel, Malaga.
The playgrounds in Malaga offer a great variety of games for children of all ages. These open spaces are ideal for children to develop their social skills and do sport. At times, they can be the perfect excuse to go out for some tapas in Malaga and enjoy the city with the family.