Endless beaches, a beautiful old town, park, nature, diving, adventure sports, fun at all hours of the day, Benidorm is much more than the city of skyscrapers, it is the perfect place for a vacation! So you do not miss anything, here is our list of Top 10 highlights in Benidorm in Costa Blanca.
Top 10 highlights in Benidorm, best places to visit and activities:
A visit you cannot miss and one of the most visited places in the city, both day and night. Located between the beach of Poniente and Levante, part of the old town where it was located the Castle of Benidorm, the viewpoint has become a symbol and the best place to enjoy the skyline of Benidorm and stunning views of the sea, an image that will remain etched forever in your mind. Surely this will be the first visit to the Highlights in Benidorm.
Also called the Island of Journalists, it is just 4 km from the city. The outputs to the Island of Benidorm are made from the port on nice boats called “golondrinas”. The journey takes about 15 minutes and you can enjoy the impressive skyline of Benidorm. Once there, you can tour the island through its narrow paths full of cactuses and discover its secrets. The island has a nice restaurant where you can eat or take some refreshment.
You cannot miss a visit to the old town,It is one of the most important Highlights in Benidorm, stroll along the Paseo de la Alameda, Calle Gambo and Calle Mayor, walk quietly by them or visit the Iglesia de San Jaime. With many shops, restaurants and cafes, it is a perfect area to get lost with the whole family. It is worth walking through its streets to the Balcón del Mediterraneo where you can enjoy stunning views of the city, its beaches and skyscrapers.
Located in the heart of Benidorm, the Parque Aigüera , designed by Ricardo Bofill it is considered the lung of the city. We can take a lovely walk or bike, read a book, sit or do sports. This park is an oasis of greenery and the perfect place to escape the skyscrapers and asphalt.
Guadalest is a small town 24 km from Benidorm and is well known for its castle. You cannot miss this tour that is a must visit if you are interested in nature and want to learn a little more about the culture of the place. Stroll through its narrow streets, enjoy its old buildings, museums and shops to buy handicrafts before you reach the Guadalest Castle. And at its highest point you can enjoy a panoramic view of the valley, forests and sea.
Tour and visit the small town of Altea, just 13 km from Benidorm, away from the crowds and skyscrapers. In Altea you have to visit the Barrio de Artesanos, climbing the church, stroll through the old town and eat some of the dishes in one of the restaurants. Altea is a beautiful place well worth a visit as it is very close to Benidorm and is a place with charm.
If you love the sea and you want to know an exotic location close to Benidorm, we recommend a boat trip to Tabarca. Every Tuesday and Thursday it can be done from Benidorm. The island is the only inhabited part of the Costa Blanca and has been declared a nature reserve marine. Beautiful beaches, good food and a walled town are some of the attractions of this enclave.
Only 40 km from Benidorm, in the small town of Busot at 700 meters high is the fantastic Cuevas de Canelobre. Here we will enjoy the whimsical shapes that water has formed in the rock with one of the highest vaults of Spain. In addition, nature lovers will enjoy a hiking trail of low difficulty and free access, which leads to the top of Monte Cabeçó d’Or, at 1205 meters’ altitude.
There is no better way to escape the sun and the heat of summer than spend a day in this beautiful water park, enjoying countless slides, wave pools, rapids and activities, Aqualandia is a perfect place to enjoy with family or friends .
Terra Mítica is one of the most prominent parks of Spain’s attractions. It is divided into five thematic areas that represent 5 ancient Mediterranean civilizations. Endless attractions, roller coasters and beautiful shows, in the summers it has attractions in the water where besides having fun you can cool down. A perfect day of fun with friends or family.
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