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Secret Symbols the burglars use

Secret Symbols the burglars use The secret symbols indicate whether a home offers rich pickings, has already been burgled or, more disturbingly, is occupied by a vulnerable female. These are the most commonly found symbols to help residents stay one step ahead. “Knowledge is power. “We do not want to alarm people, only inform them.” As…
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Tiki Beach Closure

Tiki Beach Closure Updates – 17th January – The Saga Continues. The Tiki Group, owners of Tiki Beach have reopened the judicial battle to avoid the closure of this controversial seafront bar, which was ordered to close by the Supreme Court last September, now the owners have filed an appeal with the Provincial Court of Alicante against…
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast Weather report for Thursday 17th January  On this page you will find all the information you need about the weather here in Benidorm, a daily weather report, 7 day forecast, average monthly temperatures and links to other weather related pages.  Hello from Benidorm. Welcome to WINTER in Spain. Today´s top temperature will be 15ºc. (in…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Thursday 17th January 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. A slight RISE again today, back up to 1.11€. PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Wednesday 16th January – 1.105 Tuesday 15th January – 1.10 Monday 14th January – 1.10 Sunday 13th January – 1.085…
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Sporting events in Benidorm

Sporting events in Benidorm Any information posted here can be subject to last minute changes. Click on the Venue for more information  and a interactive MAP. PLANET BENIDORM Full HD screen showing sport in our terrace.  Grab a cocktail. THE GARRISON FOOD AND SPORTS BAR Come along to The Garrison – Sports and Food Bar…
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Hotels with British TV Channels

Hotels with British TV Channels This information is provided by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group members. Click on the links to view our members reviews of each hotel. Don Pancho RH Victoria Flash Riviera Princesa Rio Park Calypso Crystal Park Venus Nereo Riudor Rosamar Rialto Flamingo Beach Resort Sandos Benidorm Suites Pueblo The RH Royal Gran…
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Information and events for British citizens in Spain

  You will find Official information British people moving to and living in Spain need to know here.   The following information has been provided by Gov.uk The British Embassy and Consulates regularly hold events across Spain to update British citizens on the UK’s departure from the European Union. These events are part of an…
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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM December 1 – Benidorm town hall is the scene for the traditional lighting of Christmas lights including the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 18.30. There will be kids stuff, music and fireworks during the evening. Main lighting displays start to be switched on from the week after. Childrens can enjoy…
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Where to go for a English Breakfast in Benidorm

Where to go for a English Breakfast in Benidorm These places are listed in no particular order and have been recommended by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group Members. Bar Mallorca– New Town Scottish, English and Irish Breakfasts available, prices include tea or coffee. Beer Garden Benidorm – New Town The Beer Garden full English only 4.90€…
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Benidorm News Stories and up and coming Events

Benidorm News Stories and up and coming Events Here you will find links to up to new up to the minute stories so pop back often for up to the minute news. Headlines: 15th January  – Work to start again on the Unfinished Cultural Centre in Benidorm. The Valencian government has sent workers into the…
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Missing Persons Post

Missing Persons Post Information on how to File a Missing Persons Report 22nd December Missing Person – Saskia Do any of the local people in Alfaz or Albir know a lady know as Saskia, full name Francisca Josephina Magdalena She suffers from dementia but is physically still capable of walking quite some distances. She has…
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Top 25 Things to do in BENIDORM

Top 25 Things to do in BENIDORM As suggested by Benidorm-Seriously Facebook members – in no particular order For details of things to do in the SURROUNDING AREA WALK/DRIVE UP TO THE FAMOUS CROSS – Mirador de la Cruz The views from the cross are spectular both day and night, it is well worth a…
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Hotel Reviews

HOTEL REVIEWS All reviews are by Benidorm Seriously Members. Click on the links to read the individual hotel reviews, please feel free to add your own reviews on the correct listing. For a list of hotels with specific features please see the links at the bottom of the page. LINK to Main Tour Operators LINK to…
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Fiestas in MARCH

MARCH 5TH THE FIESTA OF “VIRGEN DEL SUFRAGIO” On March 5th back in 1740 a deserted ship was found on Poniente Beach. At the time there was a lot of fear about the plague that was sweeping Europe.  It was decided to keep the local people safe to set fire to the ship and push…
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Accommodation Recommended for Families

Accommodation Recommended for Families The hotels listed below have all been recommended for families by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Members – To read our members reviews of each hotel, click on the hotel name, this will take you to their individual listing and the reviews (If you are on a mobile device click on the STAR…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates for 2019

BENIDORM FIESTA 2019 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2019 (All dates are approximate, please double check with your travel agent before booking your holiday). Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, here are the main ones. January 6th – 3 Kings Day. Totally unmissable is the grand…
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Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations

Indian Restaurants – Members Recommendations One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously group is “Where can I go for an Indian meal” the places below are listed in no particular order but are all recommended by group members.  Click on the links to read our members reviews or add your own, not…
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Things to do for Families in Benidorm

Things to do for Families in Benidorm One of the most frequently asked questions on the FaceBook group – “Is Benidorm suitable for children?”  YES without a doubt, there is lots for families to see and do. Most of the hotels will have some form of children´s entertainment and some even have kids clubs so…
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UK Passport entry requirements to Spain

UK Passport entry requirements to Spain Updated 19th December 2018 information provided by the Uk.Gov website so is correct at time of publishing. The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers…
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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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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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Recommended Insurance Companies for Pre existing medical conditions

Recommended Insurance Companies for Pre existing medical conditions This is one of our most frequently asked questions on the Facebook Group, so below are our members recommendations for Insurance companies that will cover pre-existing medical conditions. Brexit and insurance – updated 6th January 2019  For people visiting the EU, we recommend buying travel insurance to…
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Weekly Meeting Venues

Weekly Meeting Venues This is your opportunity to meet some of the admin team and your fellow members for a chat and a drink, this is not a formal meeting but very relaxed and everyone is welcome.   Meetings are held every FRIDAY at different venues from 20.30 – 21.30. If you do arrive and the…
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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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