There’s something for everyone with a holiday in Benidorm, thanks to its vibrant nightlife, secluded sea-coves and beautiful botanical gardens. There’s more to Benidorm holidays than meets the eye, though, so whether you are a family, couple, a group of friends or solo traveller, good times await at this much-loved destination.
What’s particularly great about a holiday to this immensely popular resort, is how affordable it is both when you book and when there. Once you arrive it is time to get your holiday started, and while it is well known for its abundance of nightlife, there is more to cheap Benidorm holidays than meets the eye.
The sun in Benidorm stays high in the sky all year round, making it a hot spot destination for tourists looking to take a relaxing trip away in the Mediterranean heat. With around 3,400 hours of sunshine a year, along with average temperatures of about 18°C, Brits seeking the sun are definitely in luck. The town, in fact, enjoys its own microclimate thanks to nearby mountains, making it unique on the coast.
For one, the local beaches can make for a great family holiday or even just a pleasant way to recover from the night before. The Playa de Levante is just one of three long, sandy beaches in the town that have a blue flag rating. With a promenade running along it, there are many restaurants and bars on the front to greet hungry and thirsty bathers.
Raise your glass and dance the night away to some of the best throwback anthems at the legendary nightclub, KM Dance. Up to 5,000 people can pack out this wild venue, where party lovers can be found cutting some fantastic shapes on not just one, but three dance floors. Levante Beach Boulevard “strip” is another local favourite, for its diverse range of clubs and carefree atmosphere.
Sitting on your sun lounger won’t be all you want to be doing when holidaying in Benidorm. Adventure awaits – get your adrenaline pumping with a ride on a jet-ski, at Malpas Beach. Watch astounding performances of acrobats flying in the air, gymnasts juggling footballs with their feet and majestic magicians trying out their best tricks, at the fantastic Benidorm Circus. For a more peaceful day out, visit the astounding botanical gardens and take in the natural beauty of this beautiful Spanish island.
Benidorm holidays offer so much diversity, even when it comes to shopping. Visitors can venture to Benidorm’s Old Town and browse the pristine designer shops, or sift through intricately designed patterned clothing, rugs and unique souvenirs available to buy at the famous flea market.
Venture just outside of Benidorm for the day and visit Algar Waterfalls. Here, you can watch cool waters trickle down into the stream and dip your toes in the surrounding rock pools on your way over. Benidorm is also home to the exciting Aqualandia water park, where thrill-seekers flock, to take a ride on the dramatic 100kph vertical drop slide.SEE ALL GUIDES
What’s great about Benidorm is its location; it’s closeness to Alicante and Valencia means you can explore a range of blissful beaches across Spain. For sun-seekers, Poniente Beach is the perfect spot to sip an ice cold drink, while lazing under the Mediterranean heat. For those looking for a peaceful and secluded sunbathing experience, head to the quaint Malpas beach and enjoy the petite stretch of golden sands.SEE ALL GUIDES
Benidorm is also the perfect place for foodies, thanks to its vast range of cuisines, homemade dishes and charming restaurant ambience. For a romantic meal out, head to one of many spectacular harbour restaurants to enjoy good quality seafood or a steak, while overlooking enchanting scenery.SEE ALL GUIDES
The scenery in Benidorm is breathtaking and there are plenty of opportunities to head out and see what the landscape has to offer. Watch the ocean waves wash against the shore from the high-rise balcony at Balcon del Mediterraneo, where you can experience truly unforgettable sea views as you walk through the impressive, detailed archway.SEE ALL GUIDES