Out and About (Part 3)

Caves Canelobre             

These caves are a major attraction not only in Busot but throughout Alicante.  Located on the northern slope of the Sierra Cabeco D’Or, it is one of the few attractions dated back to Jurassic periods in the province. It is just over an hour’s drive from Javea.

They are home to one of the highest vaults in Spain, with a height of 70 metres , which looks like the authentic vault of a cathedral.

Parking, gift shop and cafe available on site.

Just over an hour’s drive from Javea


From September 1 to June 30

  • Closed Mondays.
  • From Tuesday to Friday from 10: 30h. at 4:50 p.m.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 10:30 am. at 5:50 pm.

From July 1 to August 31 and Easter

  • Every day of the week from 10: 30h. at 7:30 p.m.
  • During Holy Week closing  at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday after Easter open until 3pm.
  • Closed the days of San Vicente (Monday after Monday of Easter), December 25 and January 1.
  • Adults (from 14 years old): 7 euros.
  • Organized Groups (minimum 20 people), retired people, Carné Jove or TIU: 4.50 euros.
  • Children from 5 to 14 years old (in groups or individually): 3.50 euros.
  • Children under 5 years free.

Address: 03111 Busot, Alicante


RIO Safari Elche 

RIO is an on foot safari located in near Elche, Alicante.  It is possible to take a train and guided tour of the park.

There are daily shows including parrots, birds of prey and sea-lions.

For those wanting a more personal experience you can purchase additional activities such as swimming with sealions, pony rides and llama feeding.

The park hosts various food and drink kiosks as well as gift shops.  Parking and facilities are available on site.

Pricing Range: Children (3-12yrs) €17.00, Adults €22.50. Buying online usually has discounted rates.

Target Age Range: All age groups

Address: Poligono 1, Carretera Elche-Santa Pola Partida Valvede Bajo, 102, 03139 Elche, Alicante

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Festilandia Park – Benidorm                 

A recreational fun park for children offering a range of smaller rides for young children and a jam packed arcade room for all ages.

There is a mini golf course available at €5.00pp

Pricing Range: Free Entry – Various prices for machines/rides

Target Age Range: Younger children/Young Teens

Address: Av. del Mediterráneo, 20, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante

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Desafio Medieval – Dinner Show 

Immerse yourself in an evening of medieval themed fun and food as your host Robin Hood transports you back in time for a spectacular show not to be missed.

Arrive at the purpose built castle gates where entry includes a medieval themes dinner and drinks, a 90 minute show (without intermission) which includes jousting, sword fighting, horse riding, tournaments and more.  A show commentary is in English and Spanish.

The show is held in a covered and air conditioned room, wheelchair access is available.  No camera or recording is allowed.  Prior booking is required.

Pricing Range:   From €19.95

Target Age Range: All welcome

Address: Camino Viejo de Altea, S/N, 03581 L’Albir, Alicante

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La Marina Camping & Resort   

La Marina resort if a family orientated camping resort which offers more than just a place to pitch your tent.  If you fancy a night or weekend away then La Marina will provide you with plenty to see and do.

They offer various accommodation options including tent pitches, bungalows and a mini accommodation village.

On site facilities include swimming pools, wellness gym and spa, gift shops, supermarket, restaurants and bars.

At the centre of all this is their Aquamarina – a recently built water park filled with slides, pools and children’s play equipment.

After a day of sun bathing and splashing around the resort offers a range of family entertainment shows, live music, dancing and more in the purpose built stage room.  Pool, Darts and board games are also available.  The entertainment room is open to non-residents also.

Pricing Range: Various camping tariffs

Target Age Range: All ages welcome

Address: Av. de l’Alegría, s/n, 03194 Alicante, Alacant

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