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Planning Our Dream Holiday to Spain – #BlogYourWayToSpain

Planning our dream holiday to Spain would more than likely be slightly different to most. This is because we would be taking not just myself, my husband and our two boys but also my parents too. We love doing multi-generational holidays and if my younger brother wanted to come to then we wouldn’t object…unfortunately we are just not his idea of a fun holiday!

Villa in Spain

Villa in Spain

Villa in Spain

Choosing the right accommodation can sometimes be difficult when there is a group of people going on holiday. We would need at least 3 or more bedrooms and possibly a separate seating area where my parents can escape when the kids get too much! As we are an active family and love the outdoors, so we would love somewhere away from big cities but not too far that we would have to drive everywhere. There are so many choices on the Click Stay website but with the above in mind we picked the beautiful Villa La Sirena, in Algarrobo in Southern Spain. This villa looks amazing, with great views over the Mediterranean and enough space to give my parents their own space whenever they need it. With its own private pool we can let the kids have some fun (supervised of course). The whole look of the villa is also great as its got the authentic Spanish touches that make you feel like being part of the locals. You can read our reasons to take a villa holiday with kids as well if you fancy an extra read.

Villa in Spain
Look at the view!

Planning Our Dream Holiday In Spain

So we have our accommodation for our dream holiday in Spain but now to plan what would we do? Well we would go exploring, we are not the type of family to go on holiday to do nothing. That to us is just too boring, you go somewhere new to explore. We always go for a mix when on holiday, a few things that the kids will enjoy (water parks, theme parks, zoos etc) and then we do things that the adults like doing to which can be exploring castles, finding the best view points and just finding the authentic Spain, not the tourist Spain. We have come up with just a few places we would love to visit while on our dream holiday in Spain.

Nerga Caves

Within a 30 minute drive from the Villa are the beautiful Nerga Caves. Both kids and adults love going to see caves (on a recent trip to France we visited 3!) Just looking at pictures makes use excited to explore.

Views over Alhama de Granada

Alhama de Granada

Roughly an hours drive is the beautiful Alhama de Granada. Here you can explore the gorge and the Roman thermal baths. The kids would love exploring the gorge and the views would be spectacular.

Water Parks

There seems to be a number of great water parks within 2 hours of the Villa so we would make a day out of it and all splash about and have fun.

Lake Viñuela

If the adults were looking for some water sports we would head here and spend the day having fun around the lake (and in it). We would take a picnic and enjoy the Spanish scenery before heading back to the Villa.

alhambra palace

Alhambra Palace

We always seem to visit castles/palaces while away so there would be no exception on this holiday either. The Alhambra Palace is located in Granada. It looks absolutely stunning to go see in person.

Animal Park or Zoo

There seems to be a great number of animal parks and zoos that are an easy drive from the villa. The kids (and adults) love animals so a day at the zoo/animal park is a must!

This for us would be our dream holiday in Spain. We think everyone would have a blast and we would get to explore and see some amazing places.

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This post is our entry in the ClickStay’s #BlogYourWayToSpain Blogger Competition. We have our fingers crossed that we will be selected as the lucky winners and can have our dream holiday in Spain!

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I have always had an interest in travel and now we have our two boys we want them to see more than just the UK. We hope to give advice and tips to other parents who are anxious about travelling with their children. You can also read about our holidays and the places we have visited while away.
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