Holidays to Benidorm
Benidorm is a rocking holiday resort with golden sandy beaches and round-the-clock entertainment, During the day all the action is centred around the four-mile stretch of golden sand, here visitors can sunbathe in the Spanish sun or try their hand at an array of water sports, these include, water skiing, paragliding, jet skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving and boat rides.
In addition to the beaches (Levante and Poniente), Benidorm holidays are about the legendary nightlife, and party-goers will be spoilt for choice with the countless number of lively bars, throbbing discos and pulsating nightclubs.
Benidorm's cafes and restaurants serve a range of food with eateries serving everything from Spanish tapas and locally caught seafood to traditional British pub food and takeaways. The resort also offers an equally wide range of accommodation from inexpensive apartments to four star hotels.
Holidays in Benidorm are not complete without a wander around Benidorm's Old Town, which has a selection of charming shops and boutiques. There is an outdoor market held every Wednesday and Sunday mornings selling bargain leather goods, shoes and local handicrafts.
Those who fancy travelling further afield can enjoy hiking, biking and climbing in the beautifully rugged countryside. Located on Spain's 'White Coast' the Costa Blanca, Benidorm offers easy access to numerous 18-hole golf courses that are surrounded by the spectacular countryside.
Winter Sun - Benidorm Breaks
Benidorm winter holidays have a different atmosphere, in winter the resort takes on a slightly more sedate air except during the raucous Benidorm Fiesta week in early November and a similar celebration in March. These party weeks have a massive following from more mature singles and couples from the UK looking for some fun in the winter sun.
There are lots of 3 star plus hotels that stay open throughout the winter to cater for the older tourists many of whom enjoy long stays away from the cold and rain at home. Most of the Benidorm hotels have tailored entertainment programmes to suit their more mature guests.
Holidays to Benidorm have plenty to offer holiday-makers, if you enjoy a walk you can stroll along the newly built promenade on Poniente beach with its spectacular design imitating the waves of the sea.
For the even more active there are plenty of sports available on land and sea including; 2 golf courses, hiking or cycling with plenty of designated routes close by including in the protected nature park of Sierra Gelada, all types of water sports, (scuba, water-ski, banana boats, pedaloes, kayaks) are here and much more.
The resort is home to 5 theme parks, 2 are water parks Aqualandia and Aquanatura, the Terra Mitica attraction theme park, has themed areas, thrilling rides and shows (open in summer).
Terra Natura is home to an animal and cultural park (a modern day Zoo) and Mundomar (a world of birds, sea lions dolphins, parrots shows) both open year round. All the parks offer something for all age groups.
Boat trips out to Benidorm Island are available to see the underwater sea life, a real scuba divers haven.
A visit to the old town is a must, here you can try out the local gastronomy, including some delicious tapas.
Away from the resort, excursions are available to neighbouring resorts and towns such as Cala de Finestrat, Calpe and Denia, as well as further afield to the regions major centres of Alicante and Valencia.