Benidorm Tourist Information – Everything You Need to Know
When you are planning a holiday to Benidorm Spain, you want to know as much as possible about the town and its surroundings
Benidorm tourist information, what attractions there are in the vicinity, Benidorm night life, information about the Benidorm beaches and information on the other Costa Blanca towns.
Benidorm is a beautiful Costa Blanca town with a wealth of attractions. Its beauty and wide choice of things to do and places to see, are perfectly combined with its fantastic year round climate. Benidorm’s wonderful micro-climate is caused by the Sierra Helada mountains in Benidorm, which protect the town from any harsh, cold, northerly winds. Year round weather and mild temperatures in Benidorm allow holiday makers to make the most of their Benidorm holidays.
Benidorm Tourist Information
Tourist Information Offices are always a great first stop when you are on holiday because not only can they tell you all about local Benidorm attractions and you can get a decent Benidorm map, you can also find out about local facilities, public holidays and fiestas in the area.
Benidorm tourist information can be found at:
Oficina Municipal de Turismo
Av. Martinez Alejos 16
Tel. (00 34) 966 805 914
Av. de Europa, s/n
Tel. (00 34) 965 860 095
Benidorm Bus Transport and Attractions
With various ways of cheap transfers from Alicante airport to Benidorm, the city is really one of the top tourist magnets in the region. Benidorm Spain is a great holiday destination, whether you are a family, single, young couple or a retired couple. Whatever your interests and needs, Benidorm can meet them.
Here are just a few of Benidorm’s main attractions:
Benidorm is well known for its 6km of beautiful, sandy coastline which offers the popular Playa de Levante, the quieter Poniente Beach, the Malpas harbour beach and the nearby La Cala de Finestrat bay and sandy beach. Other great beaches on the Costa Blanca include those at Altea, Alicante, Villajoyosa, Calpe, Javea and Denia.
Benidorm City Night life
Benidorm is well-known as a town that comes alive after dark. In fact, it is said to be one of the best places on the Mediterranean for nightlife. Benidorm nightlife is vibrant, bustling and lively, and there really is something for everyone.
Enjoy something different every night of your holiday traditional Spanish bars, cabaret and show clubs, night clubs and discos, English bars and Irish pubs, Rock bars, magic acts and stand-up comedians and live bands. One of the top spots for a slice of the action is Benidorm Palace. Here, you can have dinner and drinks while you take in anything from traditional flamenco dancing to variety shows with famous faces. Other popular nightspots include KM Disco Garden, ‘Top of the Pops’ club, Gigolo’s bar and disco and Rockerfella’s Fun Club.
Fun family days out are to be enjoyed in Benidorm’s wonderful theme parks. Terra Natura is a zoological park, Terra Mitica is a mythical world of fun, with five themed zones
The Islands, Iberia, Rome, Greece and Egypt, Aqualandia is one of Europe’s largest water park and Mundomar is a marine and exotic animal park. Great fun!
Benidorm can satisfy any palate, with its wide choice of International cuisine. Enjoy anything from typical tapas to Indian and Chinese food. You won’t go hungry in Benidorm.
Benidorm’s theme parks are not the only attraction for families. Benidorm offers families child-friendly Benidorm bars and restaurants (Spaniards love children!), wonderful sandy beaches with children’s play areas, boat trips out to Benidorm Island on a glass-bottomed boat, ten-pin bowling, mini-golf and a funfair.
Golfers can enjoy a round at one of Benidorm’s fantastic golf courses, water-sports enthusiasts can participate in a full range of water-sports, adventure lovers can go quad biking, paint-balling, mountain biking or kick biking with the town’s Marco Polo Expeditions, and there are plenty of opportunities for tennis and horseback riding.
History and Culture
History lovers can stroll around the maze of cobbled streets of Benidorm’s pretty old town area and see the blue domed, 18th century San Jaime church. Other attractions for history lovers include the Santa Barbara Castle in nearby Alicante and the archaeological sites found in and around the town of Calpe. Culture vultures will love the Spanish culture with its many fiestas and celebrations. Visit Benidorm in November to take part in its annual week long fiesta of flowers and fireworks.
Spaniards love chocolate and love nothing better than dipping churros (doughnut-like cakes) in thick hot chocolate yum! A must-see for chocolate lovers is the Valor Chocolate Museum at nearby Villajoyosa. Valor is Spain’s equivalent of Cadburys. There are also many Valor shops dotted around the Costa Blanca, where you can enjoy Valor hot chocolate and buy gifts for friends and family.
Benidorm has so many things to do and places to see, it’s impossible to describe them all here. If you go for a car hire in Benidorm, you can also enjoy the attractions of other Costa Blanca resorts like Denia, Javea, Calpe, Moraira, Alicante, Torrevieja, Altea, Villajoyosa, Benissa and Elche, to name just a few.
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