An exceptional climate, sandy beaches and heaps of leisure activities make Benidorm one of the biggest and best-known tourist destinations in Spain and the Mediterranean.
Still don’t know why? It’s time to discover Benidorm’s secrets.
You probably know Benidorm as the perfect sun and beach destination for a dream holiday, but this seaside resort has so much more to offer people who come to visit.
Trips to the surrounding countryside, all kinds of sports activities, festivals and concerts are just some of the leisure alternatives the city offers holidaymakers.
A picture-perfect holiday destination with tons of amenities at your fingertips for a relaxing and carefree stay.
It’s been chosen as a film set countless times, and not for nothing. Benidorm is known as the New York of the Mediterranean and its iconic skyline is famous throughout the world.
Strolling through the old town’s winding streets to learn about the city’s fascinating history, enjoying the views from the Balcón del Mediterráneo or from the ascent to the spectacular Mirador de la Cruz are some of the activities you don’t want to miss when you come to Benidorm.
If you truly want to get to know the real Benidorm, you’ll need to try the delicious local cuisine. Savour the wide variety of traditional dishes cooked up in the area’s excellent restaurants, and discover the high-quality local produce that goes into them.
Arroz a banda (rice dish cooked in fish stock) and arroz con boquerones (rice with anchovies), cazuela de pescado a lo pobre (fish and potato stew), faves sacsaes (stewed beans), pebrot (blue fish and pepper stew), coca farcida (tuna pastry), bollo de San Blas (almond biscuity cake) and the tarta de Benidorm (cake with Mediterranean flavours like almonds, dates, orange and lemon) are just some of the tasty local dishes you won’t be able to put down.
You can’t talk about Benidorm without talking about the warm weather, year-round sunshine and, of course, beautiful beaches.
Dive into the Mediterranean from the best location on the Costa Blanca.
If you like sandy beaches bustling with life and with great facilities close by, the Poniente and Levante Beaches are ideal for you. Their breadth and proximity to the city make them the most famous and visited beaches in the entire area. On top of that, their easy-access promenades provide the best selection of amenities and leisure alternatives on the entire Costa Blanca.
And if you’re more into natural beaches with crystal clear waters, Mal Pas Beach, Cala La Almadrava and Cala Tio Ximo are great options to sunbathe and have a go at water sports, with scuba diving being particularly popular.
Discover them all, choose yours and enjoy Benidorm.
A cosmopolitan city on the coast of the Mediterranean, famous throughout the world. That’s Benidorm — and as such it boasts a great selection of shops scattered throughout the city. The city is home to more than 2,000 businesses where you can find all kinds of unique items, from quirky souvenirs to rare finds.
Benidorm’s also well-known for its traditional weekly markets where you’ll find all sorts of handmade and local products, such as the Foietes Market, the Pueblo Market and the El Cisne Market.
Benidorm is synonymous with party and fun, for all types of crowds regardless of age. Indeed, the city’s lively nightlife scene invites you to dance, listen to good music, meet new people and have a good time.
Tapas and pinchos bars, cocktail bars, pubs, discos and mega-clubs are spread throughout the city to offer loads of options for all tastes, every day of the week!