Things to do on a Wet Day in Benidorm
What about trying your luck in the new casino? Quite a popular evening activity but it is also open during the day. located in the nerve center of the city of Benidorm , on Avenida del Mediterráneo.
The biggest gambling activity is concentrated on the ground floor, with slot machines, American Roulette, Black Jack tables, Point and Bank, Poker and Texas Hold’Em. It also highlights its “Juegging (play) Zone” with sports betting terminals and large television screens.
A wide range of entertainment, in addition to its first floor a “Tournament Room”, a space shared with magnificent exhibitions to delight the many visitors who spend every day for it.
The setting is sophisticated the the facilities top-notch, smart clothes are required, No sports/beach clothes, flip flops, shorts above the knee or sleeveless t-shirts. Also take your passport with you for ID (in order to prove legal age, it is strictly forbidden for minors to enter). There is a €3.00 joining fee.
Opening hours – January, February, March, April, November and December
Sunday to Thursday: 10: 00h. At 3:00 a.m.
Friday, Saturday and festive eve: 10:00 a.m. At 4:00 a.m.
May, June, July, September and October
Monday to Sunday: 10: 00h. at 04: 00h
From 1 to August 31: 10: 00h. At 5:00 a.m
VISIT A SPA HOTEL
Many hotels have Spa facilities that are open to non residents for a small fee. So enjoy a lovley relaxing Spa day, feel refreshed and hide from the rain at the same time. You will find a list of Spa Hotels HERE
OZONE BOWLING CENTRE
There is a nice bowling alley located on AVENIDA MEDITERRÁNEO, Nº 22, EDIFICIO MIRAMAR PLAYA, (one block from Playa Levante). It also has recreation rooms and restaurants. The bowling is designed for all ages and abilities incorporating bumpers for younger and inexperienced players.
There are also various slot machines, pool and football tables available.
You can even get a special offer deals (prices are current but obviously may change)
- 1 GAME OF BOWLING – €9.00
- + SNACK
- + CHOOSE YOUR SNACK (including potatoes) OR HOT DOG OR HAMBURGER SANDWICH
- + 1 soft drink
- + 1 BAG OF CRISPS
normal costs are – €4.10
- From 10:00 to 15:00
- 1 Game of Bowling
- Rental shoes € 1.00
RINCON DEL LOIX CINEMA
IF THE weather is a little unsettled and you are looking for something to do inside, then what about going to the cinema. You can catch an English language film at the Cine Colci Rincon, on the Avd Zamora, which is located on the road facing the Round Town Travel shop and just behind the private IMED Levante hospital.
Every week the cinema shows an English original version film – with 2 viewing times each evening. They do vary but the first screening is usually either 6:00pm or 6:30pm – but check beforehand. Entrance prices are –
- Normal entry: € 6.50 (7 € 3D movies)
- Day of the spectator: € 5.00 (€ 5.50 3D films)
- Over 65 or young card (Monday to Thursday, except holidays): € 5.00 (€ 5.50 3D movies
For up to date information of what films are showing and times click HERE
Note – VOS means film with its “original soundtrack”, e.g. it’ll be in English with Spanish subs…
LA MARINA SHOPPING CENTRE
The perfect place to escape the rain, La Marina mall, just a few minutes drive from the town center. La Marina in Finestrat is the largest shopping center in the Benidorm area of Spain, and is popular with both Spaniards and visitors. Known as ‘Centro Comercial La Marina’ in Spanish, La Marina shopping complex has more than 100 stores and restaurants, selling everything from clothing, shoes and jewelry to household products, childrens’ toys and mobile phones. If you’re staying in the Benidorm area of Spain and love to shop, a trip to La Marina is a necessity.
The shopping center also includes a cinema and bowling alley. Click HERE for more details.
BENIDORM SPORTS CENTRES
Benidorm has two main sports centres with excellent sports facilities;
‘Polideportivo Municipal’ run by the local council in the neighbourhood of Foietes, which boasts an Olympic swimming pool and a leisure pool, an athletics track, tennis courts, a climbing wall, football pitches and numerous other sports facilities.
‘Palacio de Deportes L’Illa de Benidorm’ in the area known as ‘Salto del Agua’ in the north of the city. Here you can find, among other things, an Olympic swimming pool, as well as a pool for learners, tennis courts, squash courts and a gym.
TAPAS ALLEY – BENIDORM OLD TOWN
If you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy a taste of real Spain then head to Tapas Alley (which is mostly undercover) – so called because the entire street is made up of tapas bars, where you can sample some top quality Spanish Tapas.
TAPAS ALLEY BENIDORM Officially runs from Pl. de la Constitutio, and along Santo Domingo
If you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy a taste of real Spain then head to Tapas Alley – so called because the entire street is made up of tapas bars, where you can sample some top quality Spanish Tapas.
The Aurerra Group of eateries are the most established name on the street and have 7 different restaurants to cater for all tastes. There is a constant stream of visitors, both locals and tourists throughout the day, but it gets particularly busy in the evenings. TIP The messier the floor, the better the tapas. Find out more HERE
DAY TIME ENTERTAINMENT
With 1000´s of bars in and around Benidorm there is always something going on even if you just sit and people watch or why not try your hand at some Karaoke or housey housey, and of course some of the bars have daytime entertainment such as Heartbreak, Daytona, Western Saloon etc. To find out who is on when and where use our On-Line Whats On Guide.
BENIDORM INDOOR MARKET
If you enjoy buying inexpensive things in a friendly environment, pop into the Mercaloix Indoor Market.
There’s something for everyone here: clothes, shoes, accessories, electronics, toys, jewelry, personalized gifts, books, local farm produce, money exchange booths hairdressers, property rental agents and a few stands selling snacks and refreshments.
Mercaloix Indoor Market is located in the Rincon de Loix area of Benidorm.
and has 3 wheel chair friendly entrances, one is next to the Mas y Mas Supermarket and opposite KFC, another one is next to the Hotel Pelicanos, and another opposite the Hotel Nereo
The Indoor Market is open from:
8am till 6pm Mon – Friday
8am till 3pm Saturday
LOCK DOWN ESCAPE ROOM
Keep dry and do something different with two options –
The cold War – You are in year 1961. The USA and the USSR are in the middle of the space race trying to beat each other in getting the first man to the moon. CIA special agent Nick Drake was on a special mission trying to infiltrate the Soviets and get a copy of their secret space mission plans. However he went missing and NASA’s success is in jeopardy. BOOKABLE HERE
ZOMBIES – Zombies have taken over Benidorm! An amazing Escape Room where your group will be divided into two to save yourselves from the hordes of zombies that are ravaging Benidorm. You find yourself in an abandoned military base where you will have to use your wits, teamwork and skills in order to escape and not be eaten by Zombies. BOOKABLE HERE