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A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm

A woman dies after being hit by a bus in the center of Benidorm The event took place at 10.30 pm on Calle Ruzafa – The driver is in shock and can not explain what happened. Story translated from Spanish to English so some information may be slightly lost in translation – Read the original…
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Getting a Tattoo on Holiday

Getting a Tattoo on Holiday One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook group, is where to get a tattoo done whilst here in Benidorm, so here are some tips and safety guidelines. The healing process takes about 4-6 weeks. Get your tattoo done towards the end of your holiday to give…
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Med Playa Hotels sold to Azora

Azora buys all five Med Playa hotels in Benidorm Breaking News – The Med Playa group has sold its five hotels located in Benidorm to Azora these hotels are – The Regente, Rio Park, Flamingo Oasis and the Agir, the sale also includes two other hotels in Torremolinos (Hotel Pex Espada)and Benalmádena (Hotel Riviera) This…
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Guidance for victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault in our area

Guidance for victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault in our area Prepared by the British Consulate – Alicante and www.gov.uk Disclaimer: This information is provided by the British Government for the convenience of enquirers, but neither Her Majesty’s Government nor any official of the Consulate accept liability for any loss or damage…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates 2020

BENIDORM FIESTA DATES – 2020  BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2020 (All dates are subject to change) Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, many of the smaller local fiestas will not be publicised until after the event but here are the main fiestas to look out for. During EVERY…
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All About – The Don Pancho Hotel

All About – The Don Pancho Hotel An oasis of peace in the Heart of Benidorm READ OUR MEMBERS REVIEWS HERE Don Pancho hotel has 256 rooms, all with terrace and sea views. RESTAURANT The cozy restaurant of the Hotel Don Pancho offers the most recognized buffet in Benidorm. Our exquisite cuisine incorporates the best…
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English Speaking Lawyers in our Region

English Speaking Lawyers – Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Murcia and Albacete Page still under construction The following list is supplied by the British Consulate – Alicante and www.gov.uk   The British Consulate in Alicante represents the UK government in Alicante and Murcia regions of Spain. Published 6th June 2019 The following list of lawyers has been prepared…
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National Police arrest 4 people in Benidorm for stealing at knife point

National Police arrest 4 people in Benidorm for stealing at knife point The National Police have arrested four people in Benidorm, three of them minors, accused of committing three robberies with violence and intimidation with a knife. Source  – read the original story in Spanish here – www.diarioinformacion.com Some information may be lost in translation. Those arrested…
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Hair and Beauty in Benidorm

Hair and Beauty in Benidorm We are often asked where can I find a Hairdresser, or where can I get beauty treatments etc, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members. Hepburn’s Hair, Nail, Beauty Salon and Barbers Camping Almafra Hepburn’s Hair, Nail, Beauty Salon and Barbers…
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When it rains, it RAINS

When it rains, it RAINS Benidorm collects in three days 177 liters per square meter. The rains of Holy Week (Easter, Semana Santa) represent the highest precipitation record since October 2007, when 247.6 liters were collected. Article originally in Spanish and translated to English so some information may be slightly lost in translation.  Original article…
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Booking Your Holiday

Booking Your Holiday One of the most frequently asked questions on the group is “Where can I book my holiday”, or “I am looking for an apartment, what can you recommend” As we all know there are hundreds of hotels and apartments here in Benidorm in all different areas of the town. There will be…
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Police Investigate the Death of a British Tourist

Police arrest and detain British Tourist on Suspected Murder. Update 12th April 2019 – Detained man has been released from Prison. A British tourist arrested over the Benidorm death of Scots stag do reveller Jim Clark has been released from prison. The unnamed 33-year-old, was told he was being probed on suspicion of homicide after…
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Two detained in Benidorm for robbing a hotel with a firearm

Two detained in Benidorm for robbing a hotel with a firearm After stealing 300 euros the 2 thieves left the security guard and  receptionist locked up in an office and fled on a motorcycle.  The National Police have arrested two men as alleged perpetrators of a robbery committed in a hotel in Benidorm, the incident…
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Strange, obscure and funny questions asked on the group

Strange, obscure and funny questions asked on the group The Benidorm Seriously FaceBook group is very very busy, on average we answer around 300 questions everyday, these cover all sorts of topics, from what is the weather like to hotel reviews and everything in-between, but every now and then we get asked some quite strange/funny…
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The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm

The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm After seven attempts Benidorm will finally have the tools to regulate the circulation of electric scooters, and segways and any other personal mobility vehicle (VMP) guaranteeing the safety of other pedestrians. Original story published in www.diarioinformacion.com and translated from Spanish to English so…
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Stabbing in Benidorm – No Fatalities

Stabbing in Benidorm – No Fatalities Update – 28th February – The two British men accused of the stabbing incident appeared in court yesterday. ————— During the early hours of 25th February, news came in that a stabbing incident had occurred on Calle Mallorca, an area know as The Square, where many of the most…
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Four arrested for thefts in Benidorm

Four arrested for thefts in Benidorm One of the thieves managed to take an expensive watch from an elderly person here in Benidorm, and was arrested a few days later in Tenerife, National Police have arrested three further people in Benidorm. In two of the cases the victims became aware of the thefts and succeeded…
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Seven intoxicated in a fire at dawn in a hotel in Benidorm

Seven intoxicated in a fire at dawn in a hotel in Benidorm More than 240 people were evacuated due to a fire in one of the upper floors of the Flamingo Beach Resort Hotel.  Seven people have been treated for smoke inhalation and another for lower back pain. News article courtesy of Diarioinformation.com written by P. Closed, original…
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Police clamp down on the sale of Pornographic products

Police clamp down on the sale of Pornographic products Please note this news report contains some strong language. Police coup to the sale of pornography in five shops in Benidorm. The local police seized about 500 items such as  t-shirts with obscene messages, penis-shaped candy or plastic breasts that were sold in supermarkets and Asian…
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All about – Camping Villamar

All about – Camping Villamar At Villamar an authentic vacation awaits you without sacrificing any comfort. You can enjoy camping with your family or friends , knowing Benidorm and its beaches like you have never done before. Our campsite, located near the beach, is also perfectly connected to the rest of the city. The themed pool and the children’s entertainment will entertain the little ones, while the older…
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All About – Villasol Camping and Resort

All About – Villasol Camping and Resort If you are looking for camping in Benidorm … you have already found it! The Villasol campsite is your campsite. Close to the Levante beach and the main leisure areas , ours is the campsite for children and families that you were looking for, ideal to spend unforgettable holidays with family or friends. Our campsite in Benidorm integrates a completely different concept…
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The National Police detain a man attempting to rob a bar in Benidorm

The National Police detain a man attempting to rob a bar in Benidorm The events occurred during the early hours of the morning when a call was received by the National Police (091) by a private security company that warned that there someone breaking the windows of the door to access a bar , a patrol was…
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The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm

The National Police arrest two women for robbing tourists in Benidorm The arrested women traveled daily from Alicante to Benidorm primarily just to steal, specifically off elderly foreigners through the “piquero” method, which consists of subtracting wallets and purses using just two fingers normally without the owners of the stolen items even being aware of what is happening.…
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Air Europa fined two million for fraudulently hiring 138 hostesses

Air Europa fined two million for fraudulently hiring 138 hostesses Air Europa signed crew members from Uruguay, Peru and the Dominican Republic without work permits. Spanish company Air Europa fined two million euros for employing non EU cabin crew that didn’t have residencias or work permits. (Non EU are not permitted to work in Schengen…
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