Famous for its wide tree-lined boulevards, tall hotels and Blue Flag beaches, Benidorm is one of the most visited resort towns along Spain's Costa Blanca coastline.
More than five million holidaymakers have been visiting this popular seaside destination every year since the 1970s, although it has only recently become such a hit with younger crowds. It is highly appealing to all age groups however, and plenty of expatriates have chosen to retire here. This is no wonder considering its vibrant character, the abundance of eateries and the stunning beaches. Families can also enjoy a holiday in Benidorm, as there are plenty of child-friendly attractions and numerous apartment-style hotels. Summers are the busiest time of year, so those wishing to avoid the crowds should opt to visit from October to May.
Benidorm is perfectly set up for those that love to walk, but there is a great public bus system for those looking for a more lazy way to get around.
Enjoying a fabulous Mediterranean location in Costa Blanca, Spain, Benidorm is a hugely popular tourist destination offering some incredible scenery and recreational opportunities, and enabling you to enjoy a really relaxing and enjoyable vacation. You will find a great mix of rich history, diverse culture, beautiful landscapes, and excellent recreational and leisure facilities here, making it the ideal destination for those that want to explore, soak up some sunshine, and forget about the stresses of everyday life.
You will find wonderful beaches in the area, giving you the perfect place to lie back and soak up that Mediterranean sunshine. Enjoy local recreational activities from swimming and beach games to boating, water sports, fishing, and more. Walk the promenade and take in the sights, enjoy some unique shopping opportunities, take in the exciting and vibrant nightlife, and soak up some of the local culture and lifestyle with an array of events and festivities held here throughout the year.
You will find plenty to explore here in Benidorm, from the coves and wonderful scenery to the historic center where you will find plenty to discover and to keep you busy. Enjoy a visit to the exciting theme park, Terra Mitica, visit the Alicante Mountains and the Carracal de la Font Roja Nature Reserve, and explore the surrounding towns and areas. You can also enjoy the local festivities and events, enabling you soak up the culture and lifestyle of the area.
You will find a vast choice of accommodations in Benidorm, which means that whatever your needs or budget you can look forward to a comfortable stay in pleasant surroundings. You will also find many places to enjoy a snack, a drink, or a fine meal, with a choice of cuisine and food to suit all tastes and pockets. Your trip to Benidorm will be one that enables you to enjoy the finer side of life for a while whilst you relax and enjoy getting rid of the stresses of every day life.
Staff's pick: Hotel Mediterraneo. The Hotel Mediterraneo Benidorm is set in extensive gardens with a large pool area, very close to the soft sands of Levante beach, and popular bars and restaurants.The resort style pool area is definitely focal point of the Hotel Mediterraneo Benidorm. The large freshwater pool area has extensive terraces and plenty of lounge chairs to enjoy the sun, fun, and drinks. There is a children's pool and in the cooler season there is a heated indoor pool.