During one of Charlemagne’s warlike sorties, the intrepid Roland lopped off the mountain top with the blade of his sword,
sending the missing piece thundering down the side of the mountain into the sea and so causing it to be transformed into
the small island outcrop.
Benidorm has the fabulous Aqualandia Water Park where both adults and kids can enjoy a fantastic and joyful day out
Holidaymakers can also visit the animals of marine life at Mundomar which means "the World of Sea". They are both
one of the best things to do in Benidorm.
As for Benidorm cultural sights & landmarks; the Benidorm Old Town, Balcon del Mediterraneo (The Castle Viewpoint),
San Jaime Church (Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana), Maritime Cultural Center, Poniente Beach Promenade, Benidorm
Town Hall and L'Aiguera Park is must see cultural sights in Benidorm.
As for side trips and excursions from Benidorm; the interior regions that include the springs and waterfalls of El Algar,
the medieval village of Castell de Guadalest, Confrides, Penáguila, Tárbena and the mountain ranges of Aitana and Bernia
is worth a visit. In addition; excursions along the coast and visit other attractive towns like Altea, Calpe, Villajoyosa,
Denia, Santa Pola, Torrevieja and Alicante is also a great attraction to take in your Benidorm holidays.
Benidorm Island (Benidorm Isle) is a natural beauty and protected are located In the middle of bay of Benidorm in the
middle of its two points, stands the island of Benidorm. It is also the emblem of the city of Benidorm. Benidorm Island
may be visited by little ferry boats or “golondrinas” [swallows] departing from the Benidorm harbour. According to locals,
the islet of Benidorm represents the gigantic block of rock that is missing from the summit of nearby Mount Puig Campana.
Also taking the the Lemon Express operating from Benidorm along the coastline of Costa Blanca to Gata de Gorgos may be a
great attraction for the holidaymakers. It is highly recommended. A great way to explore the Costa Blanca coasts.