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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: 19th March – Grandfather stranded in Benidorm has returned to Wrexham Keith Arrowsmith, from Wrexham who is a grandfather of six, is…
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast Weather report for Tuesday 19th March Today is Saint Joseph’s Day and a public holiday in most regions of Spain,  in accordance with the Roman Catholic calendar of religious feasts  – However, it also doubles as Spain’s version of Father’s Day, El Dia del Padre, so banks, offices and some shops will be…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Tuesday 19th March 2019 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. No change today, holding STEADY at 1.145€. PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Monday 18th March – 1.145 Sunday 17th March – 1.15 Saturday 16th March – 1.15 Friday 15th March – 1.15 Thursday 14th…
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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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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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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. SINATRAS PREMIUM All major sport shown on our large screen on the terrace. THE GARRISON FOOD AND SPORTS BAR Come along to The Garrison – Sports and Food Bar…
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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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Tiki Beach Closes and now Re-opens

Tiki Beach Closure 15th March – The venue has re-opened, looking very much the same, but at this moment according to management has not been given an official name. He quoted it would be known by the public as Tiki Beach. 9th March – The Venue is still closed and undergoing refurbishment. 27th February  One…
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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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Apartment Reviews

APARTMENT REVIEWS  All reviews are by Benidorm Seriously Members. Click on the links to read the individual apartments reviews, please feel free to add your own reviews for any apartment. If the apartment you wish to leave a review for is not listed please comment below and we will put a listing on for you.…
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Urban Birding in Benidorm – By James Common

James Common has very kindly agreed for us to share his blog here on our website.  If you would like to follow James then you can do so HERE.   Thanks James. URBAN BIRDING IN BENIDORM November 14th 2015 So contrary to expectations, I managed to survive a week in Benidorm! Such places, jam packed with people,…
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Brexit – News and Updates

Brexit – News and Updates Brexit will affect every single one of us. News stories and updates will be posted here. BREXIT ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW Britains time in the EU is running out 18th March –  Government will not be allowed to vote for Therea’s May’s deal for a third time. Speaker John…
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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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Campsites in Benidorm

Campsites in Benidorm Camping Villasol Camping Villasol is located in Benidorm, very near to the Levante beach and leisure areas. Camping Villasol is the perfect campsite for family holidays or for holidays in Benidorm with a group of friends. The Villasol campsite has spacious plots for tents and caravans, and comfortable, fully-equipped campsite bungalows. This campsite in Benidorm allows visitors to enjoy nature,…
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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 Restaurants

Benidorm Restaurants Benidorm has so much to offer, for those who want to try a variety of different types of food from throughout the world, not just British and Spanish.  Time to try something new?  Here are a few of our suggestions.   Have you been already?  Which was your favourite?   La Familia Pizzeria…
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The History of Benidorm

THE HISTORY OF BENIDORM Benidorm to many people equates with a modern day Sodom & Gomorrah, full of lager-crazed youths on a 15-day bender; stags and hens sleeping all day and drinking all night. Obviously if you go looking for it then you will find plenty of evidence that such activity takes place, but its mostly…
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Terra Mitica, Theme and Adventure Park

Book HERE , open from 13th April to 3rd November, full details of opening hours at the bottom of this page, days in white are closed days in the Season. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands (of the Mediterranean). This is  a Spanish version of Disneyland, most people…
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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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Meet the Team

Meet the Team Welcome to the new Benidorm Seriously Web Site WHAT IS BENIDORM SERIOUSLY –  Benidorm Seriously is an information site managed by people that have lived here for many years, insuring that the information provided is as up to date, factual and as accurate as possible. We welcome your input in to the site…
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Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar

Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar Algar Waterfalls is only 20 km from Benidorm and 3 km from the center of Callosa d’en Sarrià.  This would also make a great day out twinned with a visit to DinoPark which is situated just a bit further up the road. The village of Algar is a complete contrast…
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HOW TO AVOID HAVING YOUR DRINK SPIKED

HOW TO AVOID HAVING YOUR DRINK SPIKED Every year across the world, hundreds of people are thought to be victims of drink spiking, where alcohol or drugs are added to someone’s drink without them knowing. In some cases, so-called ‘date rape drugs’ may be used to spike a drink before a sexual assault. Is drink spiking illegal? Drink spiking may be done…
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Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia

Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia One of the reasons that people like to come to Benidorm is that there is always so much to do. Having said that, if you feel the need to “stretch your wings” a little, and explore more of the coastal strip of the Costa Blanca, nothing could be easier…
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The Pea/Potato Men

The Pea/Potato Men WARNING – THE BENIDORM PEA MEN. DO NOT stop, as enticing as it seems with all the cheering and clapping. The majority of the so called spectators are actually members of the gang trying to lure you to stop and take part. They will wave a 20€ or even 50€ note saying…
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