- Location: Located in the comarca of Marina Baixa, just 45 km northeast of Alicante in Valencia, Spain.
- Attraction Type: Coastal Town.
- Significance: With more than 1000 restaurants and over 30 discos, Benidorm has everything in store for you which are regarded as essential ingredients for a bustling nightlife.
- Best time to Visit: May to October.
- Visiting Hours: During the daytime and evening.
- How to Reach: Easiest way is reaching Alicante International Airport by air. From there, you will find trains, buses, taxies, and cars to reach Benidorm.
- Nearest Airport: Alicante International Airport (ALC).
Come the month of August, Benidorm gets in its liveliest best and becomes a land of round-the-clock fun. It is the unique feature of this coastal town of Valencia that draws not only thousands of Spaniards but also tourists from all corners of the world during the month of July and especially in August. The city literally becomes bustling with life as people flock into the town, in its streets, restaurants, pubs and everywhere. Believe it or not, many Spaniards take a whole month off during that time! And the reasons are the two things that Benidorm is popular for — its wonderful beaches and its vibrating nightlife. So, pump up your adrenalin and head towards Benidorm, it will be a thrilling experience for you.
Located in the comarca of Marina Baixa, just 45 km northeast of Alicante in Valencia, Spain, Benidorm is often called as the ‘Manhattan of Spain’ due to its dense skyscrapers. With more than 1000 restaurants and over 30 discos, Benidorm has everything in store for you which are regarded as essential ingredients for a bustling nightlife. To add with these, the wonderful beaches just add more flavor to the attraction of this town.
Things to do
Beaches and other attractions:
There are three major beaches in Benidorm which are quite popular with tourists. All of the three beaches, viz. Llevante, Poniente and Mal Pas have ‘blue flag’ recognition. All sorts of watersport facilities are available on the beaches. You can also visit the 3 family-oriented theme parks viz. Terra Mitica, Aqualandia and Mundomar. And while in Benidorm, one cannot miss the Benidorm International Song Festival — a song contest. Also, visit the old Benidorm city center.
Benidorm has some of the best nightlife opportunities in Spain. There are over 30 discos in Benidorm. You can visit the Tower Lounge, Ritch Bitch. Those who love casino can check in to Casino Mediterraneo. Beach Hardrock Cafíé is another interesting option for you. You will also find a number of Cabaret Bars including The Shamrock, Zodiac, Chaplin’s, Hippodrome, Sinatras, The Town, and Stardust, etc.
There are plenty of options for accommodation in Benidorm. Some of the hotels in Benidorm could be listed as below:
13 Â· 03503 Benidorm
Hotel RH Princesa
3 — Benidorm
Related Links :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZvKALQD2S0&feature=related: For views of the charming city of Benidorm, its exquisite skyline and the various tourist attractions of the place, click on this link! You will understand why this is one of the most beautiful destinations in Spain.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgEYmt0UYp8: Another short clip on the city of Benidorm. Get a glimpse of all the major attractions of the city in this beautiful travel video!