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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Blues Brothers Experience – Benidorm

The Blues Brothers Experience – Benidorm It´s not a show it´s a party!!   One of the reasons Benidorm is Europe’s most popular holiday resort is the towns party atmosphere.  One of the reasons The Blues Brothers Experience – Benidorm are one of the town’s most popular acts is because every show is a party.…
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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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Medical assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to do

Medical Assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to do… Unfortunately even on holiday medical issues can arise, know what to do and where to go. The most important thing you will need is your EHIC card, this is completely FREE so no excuses not to have one, double check that yours is in…
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Lost and Found at Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport Lost and Found There is no special dedicated “Lost and Found” desk at Alicante office. Instead lost and found items are handled by an office of the local police ( policia local Elche). The office is located at the arrival area, just to the left of the arriving exit, where incoming passengers arrive.…
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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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