Are you considering Spain for your next holiday but you aren’t quite sure where in the country you should head for your getaway? Maybe you have been to other parts of Spain before – Madrid, Barcelona, the Costa Brava or the Costa del Sol and you’re looking for something new but coastal why not consider Benidorm? Situated on the Costa Blanca, it has a whole host of things to do and see, and is well situated for day trips away to other regions as well. Read ahead to find out what there is to see and do in Benidorm.
Without doubt, the number one attraction in Benidorm is the beaches. With several top rated spots to set your towel down and watch the world go by, Benidorm is a hot spot for beachgoers of all ages. Playa Levante is the number one beach on everyone’s lists in the region, but other favorites include Poniente and Platges de Benidorm as well as the Playa Cala Tio Ximo, renowned for its snorkeling trips and fantastic marine life. Cala Tio Ximo is a smaller beach that can be quite secluded depending on when you go but can likewise fill up quickly, so go early to stake your claim!
If you’re coming to Benidorm to celebrate a hen or stag party, birthday party or just to get away with your friends, you won’t be disappointed by the quality or number of bars and clubs that litter the Benidorm area with their pumping music and flowing drinks. Featuring everything from local and imported beers to fancy cocktails and everything in between, the choice of refreshing beverages is wide and varied. For those looking to get their groove on, there are countless clubs in Benidorm that have theme nights, foam parties, and dance floors that go all night long – literally – until 7, 8 or even later in the morning!
If you aren’t a clubber you can catch a tribute act at the Rock and Roll House or a comedic drag queen show at Klee Cafe amongst others.
Terra Natura and Mundomar
Great for travellers of all ages, the Terra Natura Zoo and Mundomar Aquarium are ideal places for not just those travelling with kids, but also those looking to fit something in aside from boozing by the seaside. Featuring many different varieties of animals and marine life, both of these promise a great day out for anyone.
The seaside calls and there are a number of rental companies that provide great options to get out and around the city. Segway tours are one option for those looking to explore a bit further than walking can get you. For the adventurous, rental companies throughout Benidorm provide the opportunity to do paragliding, snorkelling trips, diving and other watersports. The sky’s the limit with Benidorm activities – from hill walking to diving to just sitting on a terrace watching the world go by, this is the place with something for everyone.
So you shouldn’t need any other reasons as to why Benidorm should be your next Spanish resort holiday. You honestly won’t be disappointed with all the options available in this bustling and enjoyable coastal city.