In a city where the sun is strong and cooling off is necessary, these water parks offer the perfect day trip where water is the main attraction. Ideal for family trips or for a memorable day with friends, most of these parks are accessible directly from the city centre by bus or train and provide a great alternative to sightseeing in the summer heat. Grab your swimsuit and sunblock and head on over to one of the many water parks around Barcelona- fun awaits you!
PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park
Explore the attractions at the most famous theme park in Catalonia, just an hour from Barcelona. This park attracts around five million visitors each year and offers some of the best attractions in Europe. With twenty rides, five restaurants, and plenty of gift shops, this water park offers family fun for the whole day. Be sure to check out PortAventura to cool off in the pools and glide down the many slides.
Avinguda Alcalde Pere Molas-43480 Vila-seca, Tarragona
With more than 70.000m2 of leisure and fun, Illa Fantasia is sure to offer something for everyone. For less than 30€ for adults and just 17€ for children, your day pass to Illa Fantasia gets you more than 8 hours of entertainment at one of the most popular water parks near Barcelona. Some top attractions within the park include the zig-zag slides, rapids, torpedo slide, and the wave pool. Don’t worry about packing a lunch, the cafeteria offers everything from burgers to rice and paella, and much needed ice cream on a hot summer day.
Finca Mas Brassó, s/n, 08339 Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona
If you find yourself near Costa Brava, be sure to check out Water World, voted one of the best European water parks. In these two water parks, Aquadiver water park in Platja d’Aro and Water World in Lloret de Mar, you can enjoy various rides such as wave pools, rapid rivers, and endless water slides for double the fun! The perfect place to spend unforgettable days with family and friends, Water World offers tickets for a discounted price when you book online.
Carratera de Vidreres, Km 1,2, 17310 Lloret de Mar, Girona
This dolphinarium, marine zoo, and water park offers family fun for hours on end. Start your day with the many animal exhibitions including dolphins, exotic birds, and sea lions. Then make your way into the water park and choose from endless activities and attractions including Children’s Paradise, speed boats, and multiple pools. End your action packed day by shopping at the gift store and checking out the various food stands and restaurants. Marineland Catalunya has something for everyone!
Ctra. Malgrat – Palafolls, 08389 Palafolls