A purpose built Spanish seaside resort on the Costa Blanca in Alicante, Benidorm is mecca for sun worshippers seeking an injection of sea and sand. With a vibrant atmosphere from morning until night, this picturesque destination offers plenty for visitors to do. Benidorm’s undeniable draw card is its 4km of sandy beaches, particularly Levante and Poniente, which are enjoyable throughout the year thanks to incredible all season weather. For a different water experience, visit Aqualandia water park, or talk to the animals at Mundomar. For a cultural injection, take the bus to Altea, just 12km from Benidorm and well worth a visit. Other day trips popular with tourists include Algar Falls, great for a dip in the incredible natural pools, or the cathedral-like Canelobre Caves. When hunger strikes, you won’t be short of options, with over 1,000 restaurants to choose from. If you choose self-catering Benidorm accommodation, you can also save on dining out by stocking up at the local farmers market, held each Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. Here you can buy local delicacies including jamon and wines from the Jalon valley.
When to go to Benidorm
The weather in Benidorm makes it an ideal year round holiday destination, however it’s at its most popular with tourists between April and October.
Getting to and around Benidorm
Most tourists arrive in Benidorm via flights to Alicante Airport, located around 30 minutes drive from the resort. Once in Benidorm, it’s easy to explore on foot since the resort is incredibly compact. For day trips to explore the Costa Blanca and its tourist attractions, bus is the best transport option.
Renting holiday accommodation in Benidorm
When choosing accommodation in Benidorm, apartments and self catering villas offer great alternatives to more touristy hotels. Not only will you have more space and freedom, you’ll also save money. HouseTrip offers a variety of quality self catering Benidorm villas and apartments, many available to book in as little as six clicks.