A guide to the best places to stay with babies and toddlers in the Canary Islands , including baby and toddler friendly hotels and apartments in Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fueteventura and Lanzarote. Discover the best places to stay with babies and toddlers in the Canary Islands.
Places To Stay With Babies And Toddlers In Tenerife
#1. Holiday Village Tenerife , Playa De La Arena
Life revolves around the huge pool at the Holiday Village Tenerife. There are 3 outdoor swimming pools, an indoor pool, a kids pool, 2 baby splash pools and a Kids waterslide. The hotel also arranges swimming lessons for children aged 3+ taught by qualified ASA teachers.
Good For – Families who want to stay in a bustling resort with plenty for babies and toddlers to do, which is close to the beach.
Learn More – The Holiday Village Tenerife
#2. GF Isabel, Costa Adeje
The GF Isabel is a typical Canarian-style resort village, with a mixture of apartments and villas set in spacious grounds and pretty gardens.
There is a splash park, kids club (for child aged 3+), and an indoor play area for children up to 3 years with a soft play area, ball pit, climbing frame, TV and slides. There are also 2 outdoor pools with a children’s section, and plenty of sunbeds to relax on.
The GF Isabel is only 10 minutes to the beach, and a short bus / taxi tide to the Siam Park Water Park.
Good For – Families looking for a self-contained villa / apartment with a splash park and all the facilities of a hotel.
Learn More – The GF Isabel Hotel
#3. Parque Santiago III and IV, Playa De Las Americas
The Parque Santiago III and IV are next to each other on the seafront in the bustling resort of Playa De Las Americas surrounded by palm trees and exotic plants, but just across the road from the Safari Shopping Centre.
Toddlers will love the playground and the splash park, and the playground with swings, slides and a merry go round.
There are also 9 a la carte restaurants and 4 outdoor swimming pools with sunbeds and umbrellas. Spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with limited kitchen facilities are available.
Good For – Families wanting to stay somewhere right in the heart of the action with a splash park onsite.
Learn More – The Parque Santiago III and IV Resort
#4. Green Garden Resort & Suites
All stays at the Green Garden Resort include unlimited daily entry to the Siam Park – one of the best waterparks in Europe.
The resort is also located in between Playa De Las Americas and Los Cristianos. The hotel has a tropical setting with 2 swimming pools and 1 children’s pool. There is also a children’s playground. Daily entertainment is included. Accommodation is in spacious suites which have a kettle, microwave, cooking rings, oven, toaster and fridge freezer. If you don’t fancy cooking, you can choose the All Inclusive board basis.
Good for – This resort is particularly good for families with babies. Also good for families wanting to visit Siam Park.
Learn More – The Green Garden Resort & Suites
#5. TUI Sensatori Resort Tenerife
The TUI Sensatori Resort is located on Tenerife’s west coast which is one of the sunniest spots on the island. There is a new beach with a natural swimming pool right outside the resort, and the tapas bars and cafes of Alcala Village are just a few minutes’ walk away.
This resort has amazing facilities for babies and toddlers. There are 5 outdoor swimming pools in total, but the heated little splash pool with fountains and a pirate ship will be a real hit with toddlers. There is also a separate children’s pool.
Babies and toddlers get their own multi sensory nursery at the Sensatori with flashing lights, toys and a Little Land of Nod Sleeping Room. It is designed for children aged up to 4 years old and is available 7 days a week. Children aged 3+ can go to the Play House Children’s Club which runs free Stay and Play sessions 7 days a week so you can use the facilities as a family.
Good For – Families looking for a 5* hotel in Tenerife which is especially good for babies and younger toddlers.
Learn More – TUI Sensatori Resort Tenerife
#6. Hard Rock Hotel, Playa Paraiso
This unique hotel is perfect for families looking for a stylish hotel in Tenerife, which is also really baby and toddler friendly. Don’t be put off by the concerts taking place on the hotel’s open air stage, and the music playing around the hotel – this hotel loves children too!
There are incredible swimming pools, including a lagoon, and lots of sunbathing spots and even Balinese beds and hammocks to chill out on. There is a kids splash park with fountains, jets and waterfalls, and a playground with a sandpit.
Free Kids Clubs at the Hard Rock Hotel are available for children aged 6 month plus. The Lullaby club looks after children from 6 months to 3 years old, and runs activities like story time, music and drama. Whilst the little ones are at the kids club, parents can head to the Rock Spa for the ultimate pampering experience.
There are 10 bars and restaurants at the Hard Rock Hotel ranging from a Tapas Bar, Asian restaurant, Steak House, Beach bar and Swim Up Bar. The buffet breakfast is really popular for its range of waffles, yoghurts, smoothies, ham, cheese and breads.
All rooms at the Hard Rock Hotel are enormous suites with a flat screen TV, MP3 docking station and 24 hour room service. Bathrooms contain showers and a whirlpool bath.
Top Tip – Don’t miss watching the sunset from the awesome Roof Top bar!
Good For – Families who are looking for somewhere to stay with the WOW factor! The Hard Rock Hotel is sophisticated and stylish but also baby and toddler friendly too.
Learn More – Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
Places To Stay With Babies And Toddlers In Gran Canaria
#7. TUI Family Life Bahia Feliz Orquidea
This amazing hotel is located right on the beach, and is just a 20 minute transfer from the airport. Toddlers will love the splash park with its fountains and sprays – and as a bonus there are loads of sunbeds around the splash park for parents to relax on too. Tiny tots will love the shaded baby pool.
Away from the pool, babies and toddlers will love the soft play and dedicated parent and toddler activity sessions which take place at the hotel. These include fun things such as music, storytelling and games, and take place during the peak seasons.
The Family Life Bahia Feliz Orquidea is really geared up for families with young children offering baby equipment hire so you don’t need to bring bulky items like strollers, bottle warmers and sterilisers with you. There is also a Baby Club running from May – October which offers 2 x 3 hour sessions a day where fully trained staff can look after your little one while you take a well-deserved break. Parents will also appreciate the convenience of an air-conditioned Baby Lounge around the pool area where they can feed their baby or do changes without having to go back to their room.
There is a range of 2 bedroom suites and Family Rooms at the Bahia Feliz Orquidea.
#8. Suites and Villas By Dunas, Maspalmoas
The Dunas Suites and Villas Resort is a pretty Canarian style resort set in tropical gardens. There are 4 swimming pools (3 for children!), a playground, and the beach is lso just a 15 minute walk away. The resort is also close to the upmarket resort of Melonaras with its designer shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as the famous sand dunes of Maspalomas.
Families can stay in 2 bedroom suites which sleep up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms and have a kitchenette and sun terrace to enjoy the sun on.
#9. Cordial Mogan Valle Apartments, Puerto Mogan
The Cordial Mogan Valle Apartments are located in a quiet area of Puerto Mogan with its white sands and calm sea. The family friendly apartments are really spacious with 1 and 2 bedrooms versions available – all have well equipped kitchenettes.
Toddlers will love the splash park with tipping water buckets, fountains and sprays. Away from the water, there is a soft play area and outdoor playground.
There are a variety of board options at the Cordial Mogan Vallee Apartments ranging from self catering, B&B, half board, full board and full board plus.
#10. Lopesan Baobab Resort, Meloneras
This African themed resort is known for its amazing swimming pools! There are 7 to choose from; 2 specifically for children plus a lazy river which winds its way through the jungle themed gardens. The lake style beach has an artificial beach, and the beach is just a 10 minute walk away.
A variety of family rooms are available including Swim Up Family Rooms.
There is a packed evening entertainment schedule including a mini disco.
Learn More – https://www.tui.co.uk/lopesan-baobab-resort
#11. The Paradise Lago Taurito & Waterpark, Playa Taurito
The highlight of a stay at the Paradise Lago Taurito hotel is free unlimited access to the Paradise Resort Taurito which is the largest seawater water park in Lanzarote. Toddlers will love the pirate ship at the water park.
There is also a 10 pin bowling alley and a kids club for children aged 4+. The hotel comes alive on an evening with nightly shows, games – and of course the mini disco!
Spacious rooms are available, and families can choose to stay on an All Inclusive basis.
#12. HD Parque Cristobal Gran Canaria, Playa Del Ingles
This hotel really welcomes families with babies and toddlers – it even has special 2 Bed Kids Suites with a baby pack which includes a bottle warmer, blender, highchair and a games console for parents!! 2 bedroom bungalows are also available.
The resort is made up of low rise bungalows scattered around open gardens with palm trees. There is a water park for toddlers with tipping buckets and fountains, and also a playground.
The hotel is in a great location in the centre of the Playa Del Ingles resort, and just 30 mins away from the airport.
#13. Tui Family Life Playa Feliz
This peaceful hotel is ideal for families looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday in Gran Canaria. It is located right next to the beach, and has a large anchor shaped swimming pool next to the ocean and a separate children’s pool. Guests can also use the facilities of the Hotel Orquidea next door which includes a splash park and nightly entertainment.
There are spacious family apartments and lots of helpful touches to make your stay more comfortable including baby equipment hire and a Baby Lounge for feeds and nappy changes. The Baby Club is a creche where trained adults can look after your little one for up to 3 hours at a time.
The nearby towns of Maspalomas and San Augustin are a short bus ride away.
Learn More – www.tui.co.uk/tui-family-life-playa-feliz
Places To Stay With Babies And Toddlers In Fueteventura
#14. TUI Magic Life Fuerteventura
The Magic Life is a large complex which has recently been refurbished. Accommodation is in villa style apartments – some of which overlook the gardens and the pools.
The TUI Magic Life has excellent food including the very popular 24 hour All Inclusive option. The Pool Bar is very popular with families as it has a constant supply of pizzas, toasties, pasta, burgers and ice cream.
There are 5 outdoor swimming pools including a Splash Park. There is a small children’s play area too. Parents wanting to keep fit whilst on holiday can take their pick from one of the enormous range of exercise classes on offer.
It is just a short taxi ride away from Jandia and Morro Jable fishing village. There is a paved esplanade which runs along most of Morro Jable / Jandia which is good for walking along with a buggy. There is also a small turtle sanctuary at Morro Jable which is fun for the kids. Nearby is the Oasis Zoo which is recommended.
Good For – families looking for a reasonably priced, good quality all-inclusive hotel near to a beach.
Read More – 12 Baby And Toddler Friendly Hotels in Lanzarote
#15. Oasis Duna Aparthotel, Corralejo
The Oasis Duna Aparthotel is a good 3* aparthotel close to the centre of Correlejo with excellent facilities for babies and toddlers. These include a baby pool, swimming pool with waterslides and a playground. The aparthotel is a 5 minute walk to a water park, and a 15 minute walk to the beach.
2 bedroom apartments are available with basic kitchenette facilities, air con and flat screen TVs. They are basic but are clean and comfortable. Half board is available.
Good For – Families looking for somewhere to stay in Fuerteventura which isn’t too expensive.
Learn More – https://www.jet2holidays.com/oasis-duna-aparthotel
Read More – 13 Baby And Toddler Friendly Hotels In Tenerife
#16. Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort
The Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort is a beachfront Canarian village style resort next to the marina, and only 10 minutes from the airport. There is a brand new Pirate and Princess complex with a fantastic little splash pool as well as a Kids Pool and a little playground.
Accommodation is in bungalows which have kitchenette facilities and air con. WIFI and English TV channels are available.
There are great sports facilities at the Barcelo Castillo Beach Resort which includes pedalo hire, mini golf and table tennis. Evening entertainment including professional shows and a mini disco is also available.
Don’t Miss– Chocoholics will love trying some chocolate cake from the chocolate shop!
Good For – Families looking for a hotel close to the beach with a short transfer time.
#17. Pierre & Vacances Village Club Fuerteventura Origo Mare
This resort is a little out of the way, but has top notch facilities for the whole family so you definitely won’t get bored!
There are 11 outdoor swimming pools including a waterpark with a wave pool and separate children’s pool. Parents who like to work out on holiday will love the air conditioned gym, aerobics studio, dance classes and Pilates and yoga. There is also a sports bar, mini golf and Spa offering a wide range of beauty treatments. Toddlers will also love the playground.
Families stay in 1 and 2 bedroom villas on an All Inclusive basis. The apartments are really well equipped with coffee making facilities (1 bedroom villas have a Nespresso coffee machine with capsules stocked on arrival), washing machine, dishwasher and a fridge freezer so you can prepare your own meals. 2 bedroom villas have 2 floors and a rooftop terrace.
Please note the kids club is for children aged 4+.
Good For – Families wanting excellent facilities and to stay in a villa type complex.
#18. Suite Hotel Atlantis Fuerteventura Resort
This smart all-inclusive hotel has 7 outdoor swimming pools, and is also close to the beach. There are 2 children’s swimming pools and a playground with swings and seesaws.
There are more than 10 bars and restaurants at this hotel, and the Gaudi restaurant is particularly good for families as it is located on the terrace and has highchairs, microwaves, kids menu and kids buffet available.
There is a complimentary bus to Grandes Playas beach and sand dunes. Parents can relax at the hotel spa which offers treatments.
Good for – Families looking for a peaceful hotel within walking distance of Correlejo
Learn More – https://www.jet2holidays.com/canary-islands/fuerteventura/corralejo/suite-hotel-atlantis-fuerteventura-resort
#19. Broncemar Beach Aparthotel
These low level apartments are a short walk from the beach and are perfectly located in the centre of Costa Caleta. There is a children’s swimming pool, playground and daily entertainment.
2 bedroom apartments are available with cooking rings, coffee making facilities, a fridge, kettle, microwave and toaster.
Good For – Families looking for self-catering apartments in Fuerteventura
#20. H10 Ocean Suites
The H10 Ocean Suites are ideally situated for a relaxing beach holiday with easy access to the beach and close to lots of lovely restaurants, bars and shops.
All the rooms are suites which are big, clean and well equipped. Toddler will love the outdoor swimming pool and being able to choose between the beach and the pool.
The Kids Club is for children aged 4+.
Good For – Families wanting somewhere relaxing but off the main strip!
Learn More – https://www.jet2holidays.com/h10-ocean-suites
#21. Arena Beach
The Arena Beach is a friendly complex close to the main resort of Corralejo and to the El Campanario shopping centre. There is a children’s splash pool with jets and fountains, and a separate children’s pool. Toddlers will also love the playground with the swings, slides and adventure play area.
The apartments are really well equipped, and some even have a washing machine!! Guests can cater themselves or take advantage of the All Inclusive option.
There is entertainment at the complex during the day, and a mini disco in the evening.
Don’t miss a trip to the 7 mile Grande Beach and sand dunes.
Places To Stay In Lanzarote With Babies And Toddlers
#22. Cinco Plaza Apartments, Puerto Del Carmen
These great value toddler friendly apartments have 2 swimming pools and a children’s paddling pool with a splash park which was new for 2017. There is also a playground, and the Blue Flag beach is just a 10 minute walk away.
1 and 2 bedroom apartments are available, and these have a small kitchenette with a toaster, microwave and kettle. WIFI is included too.
The Kids Club is run by TUI Family Life and is for children aged 3+. There is also a mini disco during peak seasons.
#23. H10 Suites Lanzarote Gardens, Costa Teguise
Toddlers will love playing on the pirate ship in the swimming pool, where they can whizz down slides and play in the fountains. There is also a shallow swimming pool for toddlers, and a playground – plus excellent sports facilities including a football pitch and archery. The hotel has recently been refurbished, and is just a few minutes’ walk to the beach as well as being close to the resort of Costa Teguise.
Family suites sleep up to 4, and have a balcony or terrace with a pool and garden views. They all have WIFI, flatscreen TV, air con and a microwave.
Learn More – 11 Baby And Toddler Friendly Hotels In Fuerteventura
#24. TUI Family Life Flamingo Beach, Playa Blanca
The Flamingo Life is a collection of toddler friendly apartments set around 3 swimming pools just a 2 min walk away from the beach. There is a large lagoon style swimming pool, a splash park with slides, waterfall palm trees and a tipping bucket, plus a separate kids pool and a shaded baby pool.
1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments are available which include a kitchenette, microwave and kettle. The apartments are in Mediterranean style whitewashed villas and have large sofas and flat screen TVs with satellite channels.
There are excellent facilities for babies at the Flamingo Beach including a Baby Club which is open 6 days a week and provides three 2 hour sessions a day. There is also an air conditioned Baby Lounge where you can feed your baby or change nappies without having to go up to your room.
There is a packed entertainment schedule at this hotel including family friendly shows and a mini disco.
#25. THB Tropical Island, Playa Blanca
This mega resort has loads of facilities and activities for toddlers and children of all ages. There are 10 swimming pools including 5 children’s pools and a splash park, sports courts and the beach is a 20 minute walk away.
The apartments are all low rise and have a kitchenette, lounge and balcony / terrace. Free WIFI is included.
The focal point of the resort is the large arena where nightly shows take place.
#26. Holiday Village Lanzarote
The Holiday Village Lanzarote is made up of lots of little chalk white bungalows which are dotted around the grounds in the middle of the palm trees. The hotel is in a fab location – minutes from the beach and a 15 min stroll from Playa Blanca resort with its bars and restaurants. If you are lucky, you might even be able to see the neighbouring islands of Fuerteventura and Lobos in the distance!
There is a massive lagoon style swimming pool with a separate children’s pool and a rainbow coloured playground. Rooms and suites at the Holiday Village Lanzarote come with WIFI, satellite TV, air con and a mini fridge. 2 bedroom suites are available. All the rooms are being refurbished, and this is due to be completed by Nov 2018.
The Twinkle Stars Creche is available for babies aged up to the age of 3. Prebooking in the UK is advised.
#27. H10 Rubicon Palace
The Rubicon Palace is a 5* hotel in Lanzarote designed around the feel of a Canarian village. There are lagoon style swimming pools, designer interiors, loads of bars and restaurants and a luxury spa.
There are 3 children’s pools, a playground and a Baby Club for children aged 1-3 which runs activities such as arts and crafts, story time, games, music and water play.
Rooms have recently been refurbished and range from Double Rooms to suites.
The H10 is 500m from a sandy cove and 1.5km from Flamingo Beach.
Learn More – https://www.jet2holidays.com/h10-rubicon-palace
#28. Elba Lanzarote Royal Village Resort, Playa Blanca
This 4* stylish resort has cobbled streets and traditional Canarian low rise whitewashed suites situated in lush tropical gardens. There are 5 outdoor swimming pools, including a children’s pool with slides and fountains, and an indoor heated pool. Toddlers will love the playground, mini football court and indoor soft play.
There is a fantastic range of bars, restaurants and entertainment but the hotel is also just a 20 minute walk into Playa Blanca town. Flamingo Beach is just a 10 minute walk away.
All the rooms are in low rise bungalows with a spacious garden / terrace area with sunbeds for relaxing on. Family suites with a flat screen TV, WIFI, air con and 2 bathrooms are available.
Please note that the Kids Club is for children aged 4+.
#29. Princesa Yaiza
This beachfront hotel is great for families with babies and toddlers, who are also looking for a bit of luxury. For the little ones, there are 3 children’s swimming pools, an indoor soft play area specifically for children under the age of 8 – and of course the beach, which is on the hotel’s doorstep.
3 of the hotel’s 8 restaurants are family friendly, and there are special Family Suites with 2 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms and a microwave and kettle. Items like baby warmers and pushchairs can be hired from Reception.
Parents can really relax at the Princesa Yaiza Hotel. The Thalasso and Spa Centre is the place for ultimate relaxation with its therapeutic treatments, Relax rooms and a la carte indulgent breakfasts. There is a creche for children aged up to 2 with a soft play, ball pool, toys and games and a Kids Club for children aged 3 – 16.
A great choice for families looking for a luxury holiday with everything provided!
#30. Iberostar Lanzarote Park
The 5* Iberostar Playa Blanca has recently been refurbished and is located in a peaceful area in Playa Blanca. Located right on the seafront, this excellent hotel has a new splash park with waterfalls, tipping buckets and fountains. There is also a children’s playground and indoor soft play area specially for children aged up to 3. This also has bottle warming, cots and a baby sleeping area. It is fully air conditioned and open between 10am and 1pm daily.
All rooms have sea viewed and good sized balconies. Family rooms are available.
#31. Seaside Los Jameos Plaza Hotel, Playa De Los Pocillos
The Seaside Los Jameos Playa Hotel is a 4* luxury hotel located on the beachfront in a quiet part of Playa De Los Pocillos. The best thing about this hotel is the direst beach access, yet it is only a few mins away from Puerto Del Carmen’s beach promenade with its bars, restaurants and cafes. Playa Pocillos Beach is great for toddlers as it is quiet, wide and sandy so great for making sandcastles and swimming in the sea.
There are 4 outdoor swimming pools, including 2 children’s pools and a restaurant with a kids menu. Toddlers will love the playground and indoor soft play.
All Inclusive packages are available.
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