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.
Aqualandia is a family friendly aqua paradise in Benidorm ideal for thrill seekers. It is the biggest water park in the Costa Blanca, boasting an array of exciting attractions for you and your family to enjoy a fantastic day out.
Aqualandia’s range of attractions includes Verti-go, a trapdoor slide with a 100 ft vertical drop, an epic experience for any thrill seeker. There is also the “Zig Zag” slide, “The Black Hole” and “Splash”, which is a multi-track racer slide.
There is plenty for Children as well, including splash about pools such as “Adventureland” and “Laguna” which has nets, rings and springboards for children to enjoy. There are also attractions that are suitable for the whole family such as the soothing Amazon lazy river.
There is a wide variety of shops and restaurants that are open all day to keep you refreshed, as well as plenty of sunbeds and natural green areas where you can relax and have a picnic. Combo tickets are also available which give you access to other parks, making entry to this park great value for money.
Benidorm circus is a spectacular stage show that is fun for all the family. It is performed every Saturday in a comfy, air conditioned Big Top circus tent situated behind Benidorm Palace, and is a two-hour extravaganza of a variety of circus acts.
There are a number of top quality traditional circus acts including jugglers, balancing acts and hilarious clowns, but there are also expert magicians, spectacular aerial acts and elegant ballet dancers, all supported by a live backing band and a display of lasers and pyrotechnics. The show also features trapeze artists, strongmen and acrobats. There are no cruel animal acts, just the best circus performers from around the world doing what they do best.
There is also a bar so that you can enjoy the show with a drink and a snack, and there is a 15-minute intermission in the show so you can top up on refreshments during the show.
Benidorm Palace is a luxurious nightclub in the Rincon de Loix area of Benidorm with theatre style décor that plays host to a glamorous cabaret night show.
The show is performed daily and is internationally renowned, featuring a number of performers including singers, dancers, and acrobats. The show is fast paced and professionally produced, including stylish costumes, terrific props and spectacular lighting. It is the perfect mix of modern dance and Spanish flamenco, taking place on a huge stage area as well as multiple unique performances.
You can also choose to start the night with a magnificent meal before the show. The service is first class and you get a complimentary soft drink, dessert, water and half a bottle of wine per person included in the price. However, there is also a bar at the venue, so if you choose not to have a meal before the show, you can still purchase drinks and snacks to enjoy during the performance.
Festilandia is a superb open-air fun fair in Benidorm ideal for children and young kids. The fair opens in the evening, while the sun sets the fair rides all light up, and has numerous great rides and attractions to keep both you and your family happy.
The attractions range from roller coasters, designed with your youngsters in mind, to bumper cars, a fun train and a merry-go-round. There is also a pirate ship and a drop tower for the more adventurous of children.
The park also has an arcade full of games where you can earn tickets and win prizes, as well as an amusement area with trampolines and even a mini golf course which the whole family can enjoy. There is also an area where kids can get temporary tattoos and their face painted.
Plus, the park has a café serving crepes and ice creams so that you can have a sweet treat during your visit.
Benidorm is fantastically placed for access to a number of top quality golf courses. There are multiple courses within driving distance, and there is a course placed in the popular tourist resort of Levante. Many of the courses will even offer to pick you up and take you straight to the course.
There are multiple courses with a variety of styles and difficulties, so whether you’ve just started playing or are looking for a course that is more challenging, you will easily be able to find a course that’s right for you.
There are several stunning 4* and 5* golf hotels at which you can book all inclusive packages to stay at or you can visit for just a day to get away from the beach. Many of the hotels also have driving ranges, practice ranges and will help you build up your confidence before you step onto the course.
The courses themselves are high quality, situated in peaceful areas boasting stunning views, including courses overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and Benidorm Island. Some of them have even hosted national tournaments.
Montgo Natural Park is the perfect place to head if you are looking to enjoy a relaxing walk in peaceful surroundings. This breathtaking natural park rises an enormous 753 metres above sea level and provides shelter to over 650 species of vegetable.
The Montgo mountains themselves offer beautiful views of nature to accompany your trek, and there are various routes which can be taken within the park, so if you are not in the mood for a very taxing walk, you don’t need to push yourself, unnecessarily.
Montgo Natural Park also have a visitor centre, which provides detailed information on this delightful setting. The Interpretation Centre also organises guided excursions for visitors to take part in, which can be organised all year round.
People who love hiking back home should not miss the chance to tackle the summit of Montgo Natural Park during their trip to Benidorm. It is advised you bring plenty of water with you.
Mundomar is the must see animal park for in Benidorm, promising fun and education in equal measure for both children and adults, alike. The park is home to a range of different species of mammals, reptiles and birds, as well as various shows to keep the whole family entertained during their visit. In fact, Mundomar has over 30 species of animals, meaning that your children can learn about a huge variety of animals when they visit this park.
Restaurants and a kiosk can be found on site so you will have the chance to get something to eat as you immerse yourself in nature, as well as having the choice of purchasing a keepsake from your visit.
Mundomar also offers unique experiences to immerse yourself in, such as swimming with sea lions, communing with dolphins or having your picture taken with various different animals.
Terra Mitica is a fantastic ancient history themed adventure park in Benidorm with an ancient history theme. There is a series of adrenaline pumping rides along with family friendly attractions that everyone can enjoy, designed to take you back to the ancient lands of Greece, Egypt and Rome.
Some of the most hair raising rides include “The Flight of the Pheonix” which has a thrilling 54 metre vertical drop. The “Nile Waterfalls” drops you down a 20m dip inside the Pharaoh’s Sarcophagus, whereas the “Triton of Fury” takes you on a trip through Greek Mythology, going down two dips over 10m high.
If you want something less intense, visit the “Temple of Kinetos” movie theatre or try the “Minotaurs Labyrinth”, which arms you with a laser gun to take down waves of mythical monsters.
You can stay close to the park in a stunning 5* suite at the Grand Luxor Hotel, which also has a huge pool, a rooftop terrace and a spa, if you need a day to unwind between all of the exhilarating rides.
If you are looking for a fun packed day out for all the family during your stay in Benidorm, look no further than Terra Natura. This zoo theme park promises a full day of educational enjoyment, with a staggering 320,000 square metres of surface to be explored.
The park is divided into four zones, eacho f which provide visitors with different animals and habitats to view. Visit Pangea to learn about animals that produce poison to defend themselves and capture their prey; View giant scorpions, rattlesnakes of Aruba, pythons, vipers and many more.
America houses a wild array of exotic wildlife including flamingos, parrots, jaguars and toucans. Asia houses everything from rhinoceroses ,to pelicans, to elephants, to Bengal tigers. Meanwhile, in Europa, deer and donkeys can be found.
Tickets can be purchased on Terra Natura’s official website, where a full calendar and schedules can be viewed to ensure your visit can comprise of the animals you are most interested in seeing.