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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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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…
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Police Investigate the Death of a British Tourist

Police arrest and detain British Tourist on Suspected Murder. Update 13th March 2019 – British Tourist arrested at Alicante Airport when waiting for his plane. The National Police arrested the suspect when he tried to catch a flight to Scotland at the Alicante-Elche airport on Sunday.  He has since appeared in court in Benidorm and…
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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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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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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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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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Little Britannia, The Union Flag Saga – The True Story.

Little Britannia, The Union Flag Saga – The True Story. What a controversy this post has created. “Well what can I say Spanish local police strike again My bar little Britannia old town has had British flags outside for almost 2 years. now all of a sudden it’s not allowed.  Talk about victimisation, Double standards springs to…
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Valentines Day in Benidorm

Valentines Day in Benidorm Special Menus, and gift ideas for Valentines Day The Beer Garden Join us for Valentine’s day. 3 courses for just 47 euro.per couple…. STARTERS…… Creamy white mushroom bruschetta with parmesan or Seafood salad. MAIN COURSE…….. Pan fried salmon with caviar served with saute potatoes or 350g Entrecot with white mushrooms and…
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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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Funny Holiday Complaints

Funny Holiday Complaints The below are genuine holiday complaints made by holiday makers from around the world- “We went to Turkey and there was far too many Turkish people for our liking,” said one, while another complained: “The water in the Gulf of Mexico was too salty. No one told me that there was going…
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Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car?

Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car? You have booked your holiday to Benidorm and are now wondering how to get here from your chosen airport…. there are quite a few options which we will go into detail about below. Alicante Airport is Spain’s 5th busiest so it can seem a bit…
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Three people arrested for Drug Trafficking in Benidorm

Three people arrested for Drug Trafficking in Benidorm Three people arrested, cocaine, hashish and marijuana seized as a result of operations against drug trafficking. Source – www.diarioinformacion.com, story translated from Spanish so some information may be lost in translation.  Read the original story HERE The National Police have dismantled an organisation dedicated to the trafficking of narcotic substances in Benidorm…
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No Tourist Tax for Benidorm

No Tourist Tax for Benidorm Good news for Benidorm tourists – Many resorts in Spain are considering introducing a tourist tax to raise additional money. This initiative comes from the government as it is a good way of bringing more money to the country. However, there is a destination that will be saved from this rate:  Benidorm. where there will not be a additional…
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Disruption to Roads in Benidorm

Disruption to Roads in Benidorm – due to roadworks Benidorm, a city upside down due to major roadworks. Benidorm will carry out numerous projects in the coming months that will affect many of the towns roads with plenty of traffic detours in place. Source – www.diarioinformacion.com – Please note this information has been translated from a…
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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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Benidorm Bouncers

Benidorm Bouncers Over the last few years the Door Security here in Benidorm have had a lot of bad press, both here in Spain and in the UK tabloids (which never seem to have anything good to say about Benidorm anyway) and recently several videos have gone viral causing a very public outcry for more…
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Crime and Financial problems for Playmon Park Apartments Block F

Crime and Financial problems for Playmon Park Apartments Block F Debts of 800,000 euros and a lengthy legal process that will leave the residents of the building in an economic loophole with no way out, residents also ask for more measures to tackle crime and squatters. Original source www.diarioinformacion.com  – This story has been translated from Spanish…
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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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