Benidorm, also known as Costa Blanca, is a Spanish region in the province of Alicante. It is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, just 50 km from Alicante and 140 km from Valencia, each with its own international airport.
WHAT TO VISIT IN BENIDORM
Surrounded by modern skyscrapers, the city of Benidorm is one of the most visited destinations in Spain. The mountains around the city create a unique microclimate with high temperatures that can be enjoyed throughout the year. This is why it is also called BenidormAlwaysSummer.
The city offers a wide variety of activities, from water and theme parks, to live music, high-level restaurants, beaches with all services, and above all, loads of sun.
BEACHES, COVES, PARKS AND WATER ACTIVITIES
Lively, cozy, quiet or even adventurous beaches are part of the variety of Benidorm, which are always available to choose according to your mood. Do not miss the beaches of Levante and Poniente, and the coves Tío Ximo, Finestrat, Almadrava and Mal Pas.
You will never get bored in Benidorm due to the hundreds of activities that are always available due to its great weather. Such as sailing, kayaking, surfing, fishing, canoeing, diving and much more! In addition to visiting its amusement and water parks, like Mundomar, Terra Natura, Aqua Natura, the Sierra Helada Natural Park, among others.
CONTEMPLATE THE CITY FROM ITS VIEWPOINTS
One of the most typical things to do in Benidorm is contemplating the city from its spectacular viewpoints.
- Mirador Gran Hotel Bali: From its 186 meter high viewpoint you can enjoy one of the best views of the city. It is located on Luis Prendes Street, 4.
- Mirador de la Cruz: One of the most magical places in the city is the Mirador de la Cruz located at 217 meters. You will be able to enjoy the best views of the skyline of the city from there. This viewpoint is located in the Sierra Helada, which can be accessed on foot or by car.
- Benidorm Castle – The Balcony of the Mediterranean: In Punta Canfali, the great rock that separates the two great beaches of Benidorm you will be able to visit Benidorm Castle. It was the fortress that served as a defense to the city in the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Subsequently, the Castle was abandoned, leaving only some remains of the walls. It is here where the impressive viewpoint known as “Balcony of the Mediterranean” is located.
VISIT THE ISLAND OF BENIDORM
The beautiful Island of Benidorm is located right in front of the beach. It is an important Marine Reserve with a great wealth and diversity, a surprise for diving enthusiasts. Or if you prefer, you can visit the island by boat. Tons of excursions are organized to admire both, the landscape of the coast and the marvelous seabed.
WALK AROUND THE CITY CENTER
Although you won’t want to leave the beach, it is recommended to take a walk through the city center. Visit the Plaza de Santa Ana, the Handicraft Market, the Church of San Jaime and Santa Ana, and the Castle.
More than 3 million tourists visit Benidorm throughout the year thanks to its beautiful beaches, its coves of fine golden sand, its crystalline waters and its amazing weather. Don’t be the only one to miss this wonder!