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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New rules and guidelines for Property Rentals

New rules and guidelines for Property Rentals The Government extends the rental contracts and limits the bonds but does not limit the prices. Article Written & Published By: elpais.com  Translated from Spanish to English so some detail may be lost in Translation. information also proved by www.elconfidencial.com The Government green light this Friday (14th December 2018) in the…
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Guardia Civil dismantle a criminal organisation that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm

The Guardia Civil dismantled a criminal organisation based in the Vega Baja that distributed drugs to order in Benidorm. The four detainees, all British nationals aged between 31 and 64, and the fifth, wanted on an international warrant, have been remanded in custody pending trial by the courts in Torrevieja. Source – www.diarioinformacion.com – original news article…
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Voting in Spain – Changes due to Brexit

Voting in Spain British citizens living abroad who meet certain eligibility criteria can vote in some UK elections. To do so, you’ll first need to register as an overseas voter. UK nationals cannot vote in general or regional elections in Spain. In order to vote in local elections in Spain, you must be registered on the municipal register where you…
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Three Beach Sellers arrested for selling Mojitos containing faecal remains

Three arrested for selling mojitos with faecal remains on the beaches of Barcelona News reported in Elmundo Newspaper  so translated from Spanish The Guardia Civil and the Local Police detained on Tuesday three people accused of illegally selling mojitos to tourists on the beaches of Barcelona. The sale itself, although illegal, is the least important part. The reason…
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Rioja-Style Chicken Recipe – Pollo a la Riojana

Rioja-Style Chicken Recipe – Pollo a la Riojana This chicken recipe comes from the region of La Rioja, in the North of Spain, hence the name “Pollo a la Riojana” or Rioja-Style Chicken. It is a region well-known for its wine production.   Ingredients 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces, OR 8 pieces of legs…
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The future excavation and musealisation of the Castell de Benidorm

The future excavation and musealisation of the Castell de Benidorm, one step closer Source – www.diarioinformacion.com, translated from a Spanish news article so some information may be lost in translation. The excavation and musealisation (putting or keeping something in a museum) of the Castell de Benidorm is one step closer to being a reality. The Department of Historical Heritage…
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Benidorm verses The Amalfi Coast, Italy

BENIDORM VERSES THE AMALFI COAST, ITALY We are always saying that a Holiday in Benidorm has something for everyone, no matter what you are looking for, be it a quite restful holiday or a 24/7 party, but how do other places measure up? Derek and I had what we expected to be a dream holiday…
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