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Fast Facts

  • 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 corner of the world during the month of July and especially in the 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 to the tourists. All of the three beaches, viz. Llevante, Poniente and Mal Pas have 'blue flag' recognition. All sorts of watersport facilities are available in 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.

Nightlife:

Benidorm has some of the best nightlife opportunities in Spain. There are over 30 discos in Benidorm. You can visit 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, Chapplin's, Hippodrome, Sinatras, The Town, and Stardust etc.

Accommodation

There are plenty of options for accommodation in Benidorm. Some of the hotels in Benidorm could be listed as below:

Hotel Belroy
Avda. Mediterrí¡neo
13 · 03503 Benidorm
ALICANTE, Spain
Tel: +34-965-850-203
Fax: +34-965-863-732

Hotel RH Princesa
Calle Mirador
3 — Benidorm
Alicanted, Spain
Tel: +34-965-850-822
Fax: +34-965-850-794

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!

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