Gran Alacant has many playparks for children, all of which are free.
Due to the natural outdoor lifestyle that is so present in the Spanish culture and the wonderful weather we enjoy here, the Spanish take leisure, and especially leisure facilities for children, very seriously and dotted around Gran Alacant you will find numerous playparks specifically designed for children.
The largest of which the Sierra de Santa Pola, is situated opposite the Post Office in central Gran Alacant on the corner of Avenida de Mediterraneo and Avenida de Escandinavia. This lovely play park covers over 5000m2 and was opened in February 2010 at a cost of 350,000 Euros and has several play areas depending on the ages of the children, plus picnic tables and seating as well as exercise machines for adults.
Many of the play parks in Gran Alacant are situated within housing developments as well as one opposite the entrance to Gran Alacant, which also houses a mini football court and one outside the Municipal Building of Gran Alacant. All of these parks are free to enter and are spotlessly clean and well maintained and also feature seating areas for parents.
In addition, in the Gran Alacant Commercial Centre you will find inflatable castles, mini bikes and cars as well as electric cars, reverse bungees, ball park, trampolines and amusement machines (fees obviously do apply on these rides). In short, if you are choose Gran Alacant for your summer holiday, the smaller travellers will never be short of somewhere to play!