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Benidorm

Known for Beach, Shopping and Family-friendly

Enjoy a vacation in the jewel of Spain’s Costa Blanca, with its perfect mix of tranquil nature reserves and busy beaches, nightclubs and promenades.

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Benidorm is one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations. Located in the province of Alicante, this bustling resort city is framed by high-rise apartments, long beaches and spectacular cliffs and mountains. From watersports and hiking, to dance shows and partying, this sun-soaked city offers vacationers plenty to do year-round.

Head to the Levante beach promenade to have breakfast or simply enjoy the bustling atmosphere during a leisurely morning walk. Shop at the bazaars or climb to the Balcón del Mediterráneo for spectacular views over the Mediterranean Sea.Cool off with a swim in the sea or set out on a kayaking or catamaran tour, departing from the Levante and Poniente beachfronts. Join a scuba-diving trip to nearby Benidorm Island to see protected marine species in their natural habitat.

Benidorm offers plenty of land-based sports as well. Join a volleyball team on the beach, learn how to master boules, or play golf or tennis at the local sports pavilion. Hike or cycle through the Sierra Helada national park to see the impressive Puig Campana mountain.

Spend a day at the Terra Natura animal sanctuary, home to creatures from 200 species. Families will also love Benidorm’s waterparks with fun rides and slides.

Attend a gala dinner and show in a restaurant, enjoy adult entertainment in cabaret bars later at night or dance until dawn in one of the nightclubs with young partygoers from all over Europe.

Most apartments and hotels are located within a short distance from Benidorm’s beach, so it’s easy to explore the city on foot or by rented Segway. To see other coastal towns in the region, take public transport or rent a car and visit nearby Calpe, Altea and Villajoyosa. Hike along the beach, see historic landmarks, shop for crafts and tour a chocolate museum. Order typical Spanish sangria with your tapas and don’t leave before tasting the San Blas cake, another Costa Blanca specialty!

Things to do in Benidorm

With its extravagant stage acts and upscale dining experience, this palace provides the glitz and glamor of Las Vegas and the exotic flair of Bollywood.

Plummet down 13 stories on a very tall slide and bring your kids to the wave pool in one of the oldest water parks in Spain.

Go snorkeling with sea lions and attend a school for mermaids in this waterpark and zoo resort that includes Balinese lodges.

Kids will love the donkey rides and the interactions with animals at this diverse zoo that removes the boundaries between people and animals.

Geysers, waterfalls and a lighthouse are part of this fun water complex. Rush down the Black Hole, the Aqua Snake and other rides.

This small casino, only a few streets from the beach, features four table games, three roulette tables and five card tables, as well as poker and slot machines.

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Terra Mítica's three themed areas offer adventures adapted to all the tastes and ages. Egypt: the impressive Gates of Karnak welcome you to Terra Mítica. Visitors won't take long to discover Egypt's hidden riches, explore the Alexandria Gate and enjoy the Blue Nile Falls.

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An action-packed coach trip taking you to some of the most interesting and colorful parts of the Costa Blanca. Suitable for all the family, the Coast and Caves excursion includes visits to a medieval village, a beautiful coastal town, stunning countryside and some fascinating caves.

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Benidorm is one of the top tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca. Until the 1960s, Benidorm was a small fishing village while today it is known for its beautiful beaches and skyscrapers.

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No visit to the Costa Blanca is complete without a trip to its jewel in the crown, Guadalest. This fortified village perched precariously on a mountain top, is surrounded by some of the highest points in the province of Alicante, the Sierra Aixorta, Sierra Aitana and Sierra Serrella.

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The village of Algar is in complete contrast to Benidorm and really is a holiday must. There is something for everyone at this beautiful paradise. The Waterfalls are such a peaceful place, where you can just sit and relax and enjoy a picnic while dipping your toes in the icy cold water in one of the many pools.

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A lovely morning out to Benidorm's neighbouring town Villajoyosa, which is famous for it's chocolate factories. Includes a visit to the big Thursday market and a guided tour of the Valor chocolate factory and chocolate museum. Fun for all the family.

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