Benidorm Things To Do - Benidorm Attractions

Tourist information and guide to attractions and things to do in Benidorm, Costa Blanca...


Benidorm is one of the most popular choice of millions of holidaymakers every year in Spain and Europe. It is one of the world's largest and vibrant resorts. And it continues to be the ultimate holiday destination as there are lots of things to do in Benidorm for the holidaymakers. There are about 4 miles of breathtaking beaches and crystal clear waters as well the beautiful Playa Levante beach which lies with great restaurants, cafes and bars.


There are variety of watersports in Benidorm to choose from including water skiing, diving, parasailing and more. Or if you feel like chilling out and enjoying the sun, Benidorm coasts offer the best options. On the other side of Benidorm lies the Playa Poniente beach which tends to be quieter.



Benidorm has the fabulous Aqualandia Water Park where both adults and kids can enjoy a fantastic and joyful day out in Benidorm. 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. Also Terra Mitica is an ancient world themed park with variety of rides and roller coasters. Terra Natura is a great theme park and new generation zoo in Benidorm offering a journey to exotic places in Europe, Asia and America just in one day.

Benidorm's famous skyscrapers are compared with the ones in New York. In the early 1950, the mayor of Benidorm decided to built upwards so that every one can get a beautiful sea view and panorama. Together with the skyscrapers, the old town also has great Spanish culture and charm.

Benidorm is a fantastic and very popular holiday town especially for the British holidaymakers. For the ones who like intense nightlife, Benidorm is the right place. Visitors may find variety of nightlife and entertainment activities in Benidorm.

There are hundred of bars and night clubs to choose from in Benidorm. And of course karaoke as always. Especially the The English Square in Benidorm is great at night. Chaplins Disco Dancing Nightclub, Broadway Cabaret, Zodiac Show Time Bar, Beachcomber, Hippodrome, Bahamas Disco Pub, Champions, Cafe Benidorm, Sticky Vicky, Sinatras Disco, Pretty Woman Lapdance Bar, Sol Pelicanos, Neptunes Bar, Heartbreak Bar, Morgan's tavern Pub are some of the lively night clubs and bars at the English Square in Benidorm.

The Old Quarter of Benidorm situated aside the promontory that separates the two Benidorm beaches.

The Cerro Canfali headland that is veined by narrow lanes and alleys, converges in the light-filled Balcón del Mediterráneo belvedere, whitewashed and decorated with blue tiles, an ornamental motif repeated along the balustrade that graces stretches of the seafront of Benidorm.

This small Old Quarter corresponds to the original fishing village and is presided over by the blue-tiled domed roof of the 18th century San Jaime Parish Church. In the area around the traditional city centre of Benidorm are the main shopping streets where holidaymakers may find and buy fashion items, handicrafts and souvenirs.

Occupying a large area in the middle of Benidorm is the L’Aigüera Park that is designed along Neoclassical lines by the architect Ricardo Bofill. Also there is ample opportunity for a quiet stroll along the 5 km. beach promenade with beachgoers and watersports-lovers enjoying themselves at the water’s edge. Similarly, the wide avenues of Benidorm, flanked on either side by tall modern hotel buildings, provide yet further possibilities for a leisurely stroll.

In addition; the Benidorm Isle, that is located out in the centre of the Benodorm bay, may be visited by boats leaving 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. 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.

As for outdoor sports and adventure in Benidorm; holidaymakers may experience the fun of going on 4WD drives, jeep safari, routes by moonlight & sunset cruises, trips on the Guadalest reservoir in solar-powered boats, VIP cruises and parties in the Benidorm bay, bike rides, forest rides on mountain bikes, sailing catamaran trips, jet-ski rides, canoeing, abseiling, climbing, diving, archery, paintball, Nordic walking and mountain hikes, hang gliding, horseback riding, karting and more.


As for golf in Benidorm; holidaymakers may enjoy the two great golf courses (The Villaitana Levante (72 par) and Poniente (62 par) courses). The Benidorm golf courses offer great quality and beauty with wide clear greens and lets the golf lovers enjoy playing golf in Benidorm with a view of the unmistakeable skyline of Benidorm along the Mediterranean horizon.

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.

As for nightlife in Benidorm; Benidorm nightlife is fantastic and it may be considered as a holiday town that never sleeps. For the ones who like intense nightlife, Benidorm is the right place. Visitors may find variety of nightlife and entertainment activities in Benidorm. There are over 150 discos, nightclubs and discothèques that invite the holidaymakers to fun and enjoyment. And of course karaoke as always.

As for shopping in Benidorm; shopping in Benidorm and all regions in the Costa Blanca is also a great attraction for the holidaymakers. The whole Benidorm is like a one huge bazaar where shopping is undoubtedly one of the best things to do in Benidorm. There are over 1,600 shops of all kinds covering a total of 114,000m2 of sales area in Benidorm.

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