Benidorm Travel Information
Spanish (English widely spoken)
GMT/BST +1 hour
2 hours 20 minutes
A taste of old and new
Benidorm, in the Costa Blanca region of Southern Spain, is a mixture of the old and new; its small village atmosphere is now buzzing with hotels, skyscrapers and bountiful beaches. Known as the ‘Manhattan of Spain’ because of its skyline, Benidorm is a popular destination for holidaymakers due to its guaranteed sunshine.
Do you want to hear senores and senoritas singing their heart out to you? Then take a visit to the Benidorm International Song Festival during the summer months. The Spanish song festival introduced the world to Julio Iglesias and it takes place every year in Spain. Or maybe the feel of the sun’s rays and soft sands running between your feet is more your idea of a holiday? Either way you can do both of these and much more on a holiday to Benidorm. What’s more is that all of this can be reached within 3 hours from the UK.
Have fun on holiday in Benidorm
Couples wanting to relax on holiday in Benidorm should visit the Playa del Poniente beach with its golden sands and clear waters. If you have a family with young children and you’re looking for a buzzing and lively atmosphere, the Playa de Levante beach is the place to go. Both offer water sports including jet skiing, water gliding and a host of other fun activities.
Splash out and have some fun in the many nearby waterparks like the Terra Mitica, Mundomar and Aqualandia, which are all within easy reach of nearby hotels and resorts. The Costa Blanca is known for its mountains, so why not get involved in some mountain walking or horse riding to explore Spain’s coast. The town of Alicante is only 45km away from Benidorm and is also packed with things to see and do.
Holidays in Benidorm are beloved by British tourists, so it’s not surprising that you’ll find an abundance of British themed bars, cafes and pubs serving the traditional English cooked breakfast along with favourites like fish and chips. If authentic cuisine is what you’re searching for then try out the many restaurants throughout Benidorm serving tapas which is a variety of small appetizers including meat, seafood and a mixture of vegetables. The popular montaditos is a well-known delicacies of meat or seafood placed on a piece of crusty bread which are given to visitors to accompany their glass of wine or beer.
There are also many different kinds of entertainment in Benidorm and British holidaymakers are going to find a buzzing nightlife. Try dancing the night away in one of Benidorm’s many clubs, or sing your heart out on the karaoke throughout the many bars and cafes.
Begin your Holiday in Benidorm
Benidorm holidays offer a range of activities and entertainment; everything from scuba diving, mountain climbing to clubbing. Explore the numerous attractions and try out the sizzling Spanish cuisine. There’s many ‘cheap holidays to Benidorm’ at lastminute.com but the term ‘great value Benidorm holidays’ is a better fit for us. Find some of the most amazing deals on lastminute.com and book your holiday in Benidorm.
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