Benidorm in September

Benidorm is an all year round holiday resort, but different months of the year offer tourists a slightly different experience, find out what to expect from your holiday in Benidorm during the month of September here.

September can be a great month for a holiday in Benidorm for several reasons:

Vibrant Nightlife: Benidorm is known for its vibrant nightlife, and during September all bars, clubs, and entertainment venues are open and will be busy, especially in the main entertainment areas of Calle Gerona (The Strip), Avenida de Mallorca (The Square) and the Rincon de Loix, ensuring you can enjoy the city's lively atmosphere and hundreds of live shows each and every night.

Find out who will be performing live, at what times and where, by using the Benidorm Seriously Whats On Guide.

The clientele: Benidorm during September once again changes, with the vast numbers of Spanish tourists that visited during July and August returning to their home towns, which means there are shorter queues at attractions, more available accommodation options, and a more relaxed atmosphere overall.

During September, Benidorm attracts a diverse range of age groups. While it's generally less crowded with families and younger tourists due to school and college resumptions, it remains popular among other demographics. Here are the age groups commonly found visiting Benidorm in September:

September is a popular month for Retirees and Seniors as they seek the pleasant weather, more relaxed atmosphere, and lower prices.

Adults and Couples: Many adults and couples, including those without children or with grown-up kids, choose to visit Benidorm in September. The quieter environment and milder temperatures are appealing to those looking for a more peaceful vacation,  while still enjoying the city's vibrant nightlife and entertainment options.

Solo Travelers: September can be an ideal time for solo travellers to visit Benidorm. The more manageable crowd levels can make it easier for solo travellers to navigate the city and engage with others.

It's worth noting that while September attracts a different mix of age groups compared to the peak summer months, Benidorm is a diverse, destination that welcomes visitors of all ages throughout the year. Whether you're young or young-at-heart, there are activities and attractions suited to various interests and preferences.

Lower Prices: You can often find more affordable deals on flights, hotels, and other travel expenses. Many businesses and hotels offer discounts and special offers during this time to attract visitors.

Booking your holiday, if you are planning a vacation in September it is wise to book early to avoid disappointment and find competitive prices.

September is still very much Beach Weather: While the summer months are the hottest, September still offers warm sea temperatures, making it suitable for beach lovers who want to swim or sunbathe without dealing with extreme heat.

Nature and Outdoor Activities: The weather in September is ideal for exploring the surrounding natural beauty of Benidorm, including the Sierra Helada Natural Park and nearby mountains. Hiking, cycling, and other outdoor activities become more enjoyable during this time.

Overall, September in Benidorm offers a perfect blend of pleasant weather, fewer crowds, and a variety of events, making it an attractive time for a holiday. However, it's always a good idea to check for specific updates and conditions closer to your travel date.

Festivals and Events during September: Benidorm often hosts various festivals and events in September, providing visitors with opportunities to experience the local culture, music, and cuisine.

There are NO Spanish public holidays (Red Days) during September.

Benidorm Pride - Early September, dates vary each year. 

2nd to 8th 2024

Benidorm Pride offers a series of flamboyant events leading up to the Playa Levante big parade on the Saturday.

Benidorm in September

Visitors can expect an exciting week in the resort that truly never sleeps. The main attraction for visitors is the old town which is where you will find the pumping heart of the gay village, still very much local and Spanish where visitors can blend in and mix, enjoying hugely friendly but small and intimate gay bars and eateries.

END OF SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER - Moors and Christians Fiesta - Dates vary every year.

This festival is celebrated all over Spain as their history is deeply rooted in the battles which took place over control of Spain in the 13th to 15th century. 

Each fiesta is a theatrical performance with participants dressed in elaborate and expensive costumes depicting both sides of the battle. The music played by the live orchestras is especially composed for the fiesta and is very dramatic. Battles are re-enacted using replicas of the weapons used so it can become a little noisy.  For full details click HERE

Average weather conditions during September

Benidorm experiences pleasant weather with warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine. The scorching heat of the peak summer months has typically subsided, making it more comfortable for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

September in Benidorm is generally warm and reasonably dry, and is typically the 3rd warmest and the 4th wettest month of the year. September is a good month if you like swimming in the sea as it will be lovely and warm.

Daytime temperature - 27.6°C.

Nightly temperature - 17.4°C.

Average temperature - 22.5°C.

Daily sunshine - 8.7 hrs.

Average rainfall - 42 mm.

Rainy days - 6 days.

Sea temperature - 24.6°C.

Humidity - 70%.

Windspeed - 9.7kph.

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year, ALL temperatures are taken in the SHADE.

Have you had a holiday in Benidorm in SEPTEMBER?  If so comment below, descriptive and helpful comments may be added to this webpage.

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  • Figures released by hoteliers organisation HOSBEC show that occupancy figures for Benidorm in the month of September were at a massive 90%. (JustFigures released by hoteliers organisation HOSBEC show that occupancy figures for Benidorm in the month of September were at a massive 90%. (Just 1.2% short of the record breaking year of 2019.) UK passport holders were the most numerous of the foreign visitors, making up 47% of the total numbers. Second in the list of non Spanish were Belgian visitors at 3.3%, with Dutch at 3.0%, Irish at 2.7% and Portuguese at 2%. Spanish tourists made up 37% of the overall total. Great numbers!  More ...
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