Benidorm is the capital of the Costa Blanca, called the city of skyscrapers, and is the destination for thousands of tourists to make their holidays in both winter and summer.
Its strategic location between the mountains Puig Campana, Sierra Helada and Sierra Bernia protect this city from the cold and wind of the Levante, promoting a unique microclimate that causes the winters be very mild, and benevolent and hot summers. Come to Benidorm!
One of the most beautiful and most charming places of the city is found in the historical district, on a small hill that separates the beaches of Poniente and Levante ending in the famous Mirador del Mediterraneo. Walking through its streets one can breathe the authentic air of Benidorm, that old city that was just a small, quiet and peaceful fishing district. It is a genuine pleasure to wander through its narrow and cobbled alleys, featuring many stores and terraces, which form one of the liveliest areas of the city.
At the end of the tour through the old town, the city leads you right to the Balcón del Mediterraneo, one of the most emblematic places of Benidorm. So far hundreds of people arrive each day to enjoy a spectacular view of the skyline of Benidorm with all its skyscrapers on the Mediterranean. A spectacle that will be etched in your mind forever.
Overlooking the city, we find the Isla de Benidorm, a beautiful island located just 4 kilometers from the coast, also called La Isla de los Periodistas, or the island of journalists, it has a length of 350m and an area of 7 hectares and has a high ecological and landscape interest.
When you start to look for accommodation in Benidorm, you soon realize that the hotel and rental offering in this city is huge, so it is very important to choose the right place to stay. Undoubtedly, the most demanded area is the Playa de Levante with its famous beach of more than 2 km long and the wide range of bars and restaurants make this place one of the liveliest areas of the city.
Instead, the old town area is much more authentic and quieter. It is a pleasure to stroll through the old town where white, narrow pedestrian streets intersect while you enjoy many shops and bars nearby.
Finally the Poniente and Cala zones are especially recommended for those looking to escape the hustle of the Levante beach but within a short distance from the activities and leisure of the city center.
Amusement parks, zoos and water parks are very numerous in the city. It also has a wide gastronomic offering with many terraces and restaurants to suit all budgets and all tastes.
By nightfall the city is transformed, the nightlife of Benidorm city is known worldwide for its famous nightclubs, pubs, concerts and lots of festivals. Benidorm is a paradise of fun and entertainment. The population goes from 90,000 inhabitants up to 300.000 during the summer months.
Thanks to a privileged climate, tourists and locals enjoy the beaches throughout the year. Beaches are one of the great attractions of Benidorm where we find immense beaches with long tongues of sand filled with tourists, to small hidden coves where to escape the noise of the city.
Playa de Levante is certainly the best known and busiest in Benidorm, its location at the foot of skyscrapers and bordered by an attractive promenade features a wide range of bars, terraces and restaurants around. Despite its more than 2 km in length, during the summer months it is really hard to find a free space where to stretch your towel; It is definitely the favorite beach of locals and tourists.
Playa de Poniente is very busy. It is beyond Balcón del Mediterraneo and has an area of more than 3 km long. The beach offers good services, modern facilities and good cuisine with many terraces and bars nearby.
But not all are great beaches in Benidorm, since you can also enjoy beautiful little and wild coves like Cala Ximo or Cala L'Almadraba where you can escape the bustle of the city.
Benidorm has for more than 50 years devoted to tourism and so today it is a city well connected by land, sea and air.
The closest airport to the city is in Alicante, located about 45 km from Benidorm with numerous national and international connections.
If we wish to arrive by train we have the train station of Alicante only 45 km where it connects with the main Spanish cities.
Benidorm is accessible via vehicle by the N-332 road and the A P-7, which has Benidorm two exits with tolls, the Poniente-Terra Mitica (65A) and Levante (65).
Benidorm is one of the most touristic cities of the Costa Blanca and therefore has a large number of holiday homes for all tastes and budgets. Here you can choose from small studios in the city, to apartments, houses or large villas with private pools in nearby urbanizations. Just do a search on our website and find your ideal one for the whole family. We recommend searching on our website, where you will find the perfect accommodation for your holiday for your whole family.
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