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Sun-soaked beaches, pulsating nightlife and plentiful theme parks are the hallmarks of Benidorm tourism. Its scenic location along Costa Blanca makes it a popular holiday destination in Spain.

Offering soft sands and clear waters, Benidorm's beaches are major tourist attractions. The arc-shaped Levante Beach is a picturesque sight, with its stretch of skyscrapers in the background and rows of blue parasols in the foreground. At Poniente Beach, you’ll find a quieter atmosphere and a contemporary promenade lined with restaurants, clubs and bars. Situated close to Levante Beach is the Cala Tío Ximo cove, which offers opportunities for snorkelling.

During your Benidorm holiday, you can spend an entire day at one of its many theme parks. Terra Mítica is renowned for its themed areas inspired by Rome, Greece, Egypt, Iberia and the Islands, where you’ll find exciting roller coasters and live performances. At Terra Natura Benidorm, you can take a trip across three continents to discover native wildlife, vegetation and culture. Located next door is the Aqua Natura water park that has attractions for both kids and adults. Aqualandia is another popular water park, with slides and rides in tropical settings.

Benidorm’s skyscrapers and beach promenades are home to several vibrant clubs and pubs. Most venues offer a varied experience – live bands, karaoke, drag shows and more. There are plenty of LGBTQ+-friendly nightclubs as well as laid-back watering holes across the city. You can experience Benidorm's famed nightlife at Poniente Beach, Calle Gerona, Old Town and Avenida Communitat Valencia.


From $59 per night

This weekend

From $184 per night

Next weekend

From $166 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency € 1 = $1.06
Language Spanish
Average weekend price $187 per night
Average weekday price $185 per night
Average stay 3 nights

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Benidorm offers the best of both worlds.

September 26, 2023

Benidorm offers the best of both worlds. Lively entertainment at Levante Beach or a quieter holiday at Poniente Beach. Beautiful sandy beaches, and a stunning Old Town to stroll around the many streets full of shops bars and restaurants.


Benidorm exceeded my expectations.

September 25, 2023

Benidorm exceeded my expectations. I think personally I went at the right time, after the school holidays so the hotel had no families or children running riot. The beaches are spotless, the promenade lovely. Plenty of bars to just chill or party at. Fantastic live entertainment to suit everyone, bars are not overpriced. It is possible to have a relaxing stay in Benidorm and avoid the party hotspots but equally go all out party mode....brace yourself for that! I went with girlfriends and mixed our weekend trip with staying at a nice hotel with a spa at the Ambassador Playa 1, vineyard tour at Bodega Mendoza, Drag Show at Kafee Klee, partying until the early hours through numerous bars, sunbathing and shopping in the old town. It is easy to find a nice place to eat but worth a google in advance. Taxis are really easy to get, particularly from our hotel. All in all a great place to visit and I will go back again sometime.

SARAH United Kingdom

When I drove into the resort my thoughts were " Oh my...

September 25, 2023

When I drove into the resort my thoughts were " Oh my goodness where have I come to?". However once we got to the seafront I was really pleasantly surprised. The beaches were all amazing and clean, the sea was beautiful. There is a stunning promenade where you can walk or cycle for miles. I am 54 and enjoyed one mad night in the bars around the Levante Beach side of the resort but after that I was really happy to stay in the Old Town which is still really bustling but more Spanish and family orientated.

Sharon United Kingdom

Benidorm is chock-full of tourists, shopping and mediocre...

September 22, 2023

Benidorm is chock-full of tourists, shopping and mediocre restaurants along a crowded beachfront. The sea has a lot of brown crud in the water but it was warm. Multiple British pubs and restaurants serving English breakfasts make it clear whose tastes the town is catering to - pity really… I didn’t come all the way to Spain to eat crappy English food 🙄 Benidorm is not my kind of place but the one positive thing was the wonderful Castillo Benidorm hotel we stayed at (which served an excellent non-English breakfast!) and where the service was top notch!

Kirsten Canada

A place like no other, so much to see and do, lovey beach,...

September 19, 2023

A place like no other, so much to see and do, lovey beach, old town, promenade and harbour. So many bars and restaurants to choose from whether you want something cheap and cheerful or something nicer and more scenic. So much entertainment in the new town if you want it or a quieter night in old town.

Alex United Kingdom

My stay at the Helios Hotel was a very nice experience.

September 16, 2023

My stay at the Helios Hotel was a very nice experience.Everything was tip top Lovely pool area.Hotel was close to all bars and restaurants.Ten minutes walk from beach.Entertainment was first class Something for everyone every night different turns.We visit Benidorm at least 3 times a year love the atmosphere. Friendly people in shops and loads choices for lovely meals.

David United Kingdom

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