funkyforest2015 FUNKY FOREST, ESTEPONA

Listed in: Activities, Activities & Kids Clubs, American, Art, Crafts, Sewing, British/Vegetarian, Dining Out, Drama/Singing/Dance, Indoor Fun, International, Music, Parent & Toddler Groups, Parties, Spanish, Venues

Funky Forest is a great place for parents and children. Located in a rural venue in Benamara Pueblo, they have created a family style restaurant, with sunny terrace, outdoor play garden, indoor play areas and free wifi connection. Besides being an ideal venue for kids birthday parties and the goto place for holidays camps, they offer many activities for ages 0-12 yrs, such as flamenco, cooking, music and movement, kids yoga, language classes, bilingual playgroups, …… More information

TEL: (0034) 952 883 224 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

The Waterfront in Benalmadena is the first restaurant you come to in the parade of sea front restaurants and bars just between the Sunset Beach Club Hotel and the Benalmadena Marina. With so much choice it’s important to pick wisely and the feedback for the Waterfront seems very positive.  The restaurant offers visitors a very warm greeting and provides all sorts of freshly cooked food from seafood to steak and salads to paella. The food …… More information

TEL: (0034) 952 440 401 | WEBSITE:


Listed in: British/Vegetarian, Dining Out, Spanish

Andy’s is located on the beautiful Cabopino beach which is great for young children. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a wide variety available from the children’s menu, including hot dogs, beef burgers and spaghetti bolognaise or smaller portions of the adult meals. Also serves great Spanish food such as paella, gazpacho, tapas and fabulous fish. Open from 9am until late, April to November.

LOCATION: Cabopino Beach


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Located on El Faro beach with a large terrace on the beach and an area for children to play next to the restaurant. This Spanish restaurant offers high quality rice, fish and meat dishes plus homemade desserts. Open daily 12.30pm – midnight.

LOCATION: Playa del Faro, Marbella


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

A great little venta just outside the town. Whether you want tapas, drinks or a menu del dia for €6 this is a place to visit. It’s not fancy but the food is good and cheap plus they have a play area on the outside terrace for the kids.

LOCATION: Ctra MA404 (Alhaurin to Coin road), Alhaurin el Grande


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Spanish run restaurant in Alora has been open since 1987 and is an ideal venue for birthdays, weddings or events as has a huge 1,500 sq.m dining area. There is also a 14,000 sq.m children’s play area which includes two play areas plus there are ample gardens and free parking.  Great location out in the campo.

LOCATION: Ctra Alora-Carratraca km 5, Alora


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

A very popular chain of Spanish restaurants specialising in fish, but also serve great steaks and tapas. This one is located right on the beach with a large outside terrace which is perfect if you have young children. Open daily 11am – midnight.

LOCATION: Playa de Levante, Puerto Banus


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

When you visit Marbella, be sure to pop into Restaurante La Red located on the Playa La Fontanilla.  The restaurant has been in business for the last 10 years and is an ideal spot for families due to its close proximity to the beach so the kids can play. With 120 seats the restaurant can easily cater for large groups and is a great venue for birthday, communions and other celebratory events.

LOCATION: Playa de La Fontanilla, Marbella promenade


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Berrocal Restaurant is a large traditional Spanish restaurant located 15 minutes from Malaga and located in the countryside with excellent views of the Guadalhorce Valley. The prices are reasonable and they offer a variety of home-made dishes using top quality products. For the children there is a 500sq.m playground with swings, slides, climbing frame and bouncy castle. Open Saturday and Sunday 11.30am till late.

LOCATION: Los Mondeños 115, Estacion de Cartama


Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

This is a large venta run by Eva and her family located on the road from Coin to Cartama. Although it is on the main road there is a big enclosed terrace and indoor eating area offering children’s meals. There is a play park just outside which although is a little old is safe, shady and keeps the kids amused. Sometimes also has a bouncy castle on the weekends. Excellent food and good value for money. Menu del Dia on a Sunday is just €8.

LOCATION: Carretera de Cartama, Km 6, Coin