Benidorm is the main tourist town of the Costa Blanca touched by the Mediterranean sea. Located 47 kilometers north of Alicante, is equipped with all the information and the necessary services to receive several millions of people throughout the year, national and foreigners.

The skyscrapers, the avenues and new streets created in the urban center were built with the purpose of creating a modern city for leisure and vacation. A place with multiple offers for people of every age and pleasures.

To take a break, we will find tons of hotels eveywhere, different quality and price. Piles of travel agencies with cheap holidays and flights to and from Benidorm. Many rent-a-cars to travel from the airport. A huge ammount of offers and packs for booking in Benidorm. Markets with all kind of products and ítems.

The weather in Benidorm

Thanks to its location in the spanish map, the winters in Benidorm are much more sweet and dry that in the interior of the country. This makes it an extremely suitable environment for the practice of other outdoor activities. The very hot summers, ideal to develop the multiple offers that their beaches have. Precipitations, like in the rest of Towns of the Costa Blanca, are extraordinarily low. Its annual average temperature is 18 degrees.

Things to do in Benidorm

This beautiful city has numerous theme parks, but there are four that stand out from the others. Terra Mitica, with its many attractions for children and adults. Mundomar, where you can see lots of marine and exotic animals. Terra Natura, the authentic zoo of Benidorm. And Aqualandia, a huge and fun Water park, true paradise for children.

Another option is to visit the Benidorm Old Town and enjoy the area. It is a place frequented by Spanish tourists and is usually "the beginning of the night" in Benidorm.

If we like nature, the key  is El Puig Campana. With an altitude of 1410 meters, growing up as the highest summit near the coast of Spain, only 10 km from the sea that caress Benidorm. 

An opportunity to test yourself and your physical shape. Here you can discover the legend of Puig Campana and the origin of the Island of Benidorm. A path that goes up and down for 5 hours, where you can glimpse the horizon in all directions.

And if we prefer the show we have the Benidorm Palace which is called  "the spanish Moulin Rouge ". Endless variety of food with musical shows. A classic from Benidorm that has always survived. It usually pleases even those who do not like this kind of shows.

What to visit in Benidorm

The city has countless places of interest. The best deals Benidorm gives us are:  El Casco Antiguo (el carrer dels gats), the Church of San Jaime (balcony of the mediterranean), the viewpoint of the castle with a magnificent view, Elche Park, the Park of l'Aigüera, and of course, a visit to the island of Benidorm.

Beaches in Benidorm

The small hill Canfali; promontory located in the center of Benidorm, divides the village into two splendid beaches of fine sand, the Levante and the Poniente. The five kilometers that  both beaches have, allow us to walk and enjoy the show that the sea offers in this section of the Alicante coast. The Levante beach was the first urbanized and has a lot of bar terraces.

The Poniente beach offers the same crystalline water and clean sand.

At the northern end of the coast, two small coves of sand and rock, Cala del Tio Ximo and Almadrava Cove, which are very suitable for diving and for those who like a solitary bath.  Behind them, the bustling promenade of the popular Levante Beach and to the south of the port, Poniente Beach competes in beauty and services with the previous ones.

Due to their orientation, in Winter time, the sun dazzles both beaches until it sets and in summer time, until after eight o'clock.

Between both, in a section that corresponds to the old town and sheltered from the Cerro Canfali is the small Cala de Mal Pas and, in front of it, the Island of Benidorm, a paradise for lovers of scuba diving.

The holidays in Benidorm

The mixture of cultures of Benidorm can be felt in every corner of the city. In its streets we find people from every region of Spain and Europe, who have found their perfect holidays in this city.

That is why it collects typical festivities of many different spanish communities and is not hard to find a weekend with a regional party. The main “Fiestas” of the year are San José, with the Fallas, Moors and Christians, San Juan and, of course, Las Fiestas Patronales in honor of La Virgen del Sufragio, patron saint of Benidorm, celebrated in November.

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Tourist Information

Tourist Info Centro
Plaza de Canalejas 1
Edificio Torrejó
03501 Benidorm
Tel: 96 585 13 11
E-mail: turinfo_centro@benidorm.org


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