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Brexit – News and Updates

  Brexit will affect every single one of us. News stories and updates will be posted here. Britains time in the EU is running out BREXIT ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW 17th October – Brexit: ‘Expectations low’ as PM heads to Brussels Theresa May is heading to Brussels to speak to EU leaders as she…
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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast Weather report for Tuesday 16th October 2018 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.  Weather warning – Gota Fria alert from 18th – 21st October…
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Exchange Rates in Benidorm

Exchange Rates in Benidorm Wednesday 17th October 2018 This is the average rate around town – Always use a reputable exchange bureau, see below. A slight RISE today, back UP to 1.12€. PREVIOUS 7 DAYS Tuesday 16th October – 1.115 Monday 15th October – 1.115 Sunday 14th October – 1.12 Saturday 13th October – 1.12 Friday 12th…
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Sporting events in Benidorm

Any information posted here can be subject to last minute changes. Click on the Venue for more for MAP and information. Senior Masters Tour coming to Benidorm Union Jack Golf Reservations The P.G.A. Senior Masters Tour is coming to Benidorm on the Costa Blanca in 2018 from November 29 to December 1 and Union Jack…
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Public Holidays in October

Public Holiday in October October 9th – Day of the Valencian Community This is not a national holiday but one for the whole Valencian Region, of which Benidorm is part of, it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. Most stores are closed, although some bakers and food stores…
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Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings

Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings Did you know? Benidorm has the most high-rise buildings per capital in the world? Benidorm is the second city in the world with more skyscrapers per square metre? beaten only by New York! Benidorm is the 2nd Spanish city with constructions of more than 150 meter? Madrid is the first and we even…
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Campsites in Benidorm

Campsites in Benidorm El Raco Camping Raco Benidorm offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an à la carte restaurant and a 24-hour reception. Each bright, air-conditioned bungalow has flat-screen satellite TV and a furnished terrace. Camping Raco is situated in Benidorm’s Rincón de Loix district, where you will find numerous shops and bars. Levante Beach…
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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 general chat and a drink. Meetings are held every FRIDAY at different venues from 20.30 – 21.30. If you do arrive and the bar is busy make sure you come and say hello to one…
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D-Day and Normandy Landing Re-enactment. 28th, 29th and 30th September.

D-Day and Normandy Landing Re-enactment on Poniente Beach. 28th, 29th and 30th September. One of the most important military campaigns in history is to be re-enacted.  Run by the Spanish historical society Bilex, you will see soldiers carrying heavy machine guns, artillery cannons with men and woman performing living tributes to the veterans of WWII…
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House collapse on the Costa Blanca traps two

TWO people have been rescued alive following a partial collapse of a house on the Orihuela Costa. The incident happened at 8am on Wednesday morning in the popular Laguna II urbanisation, and according to reports, firefighters who rushed to the scene cordoned off and evicted 60 people from 15 properties. At least eight have been…
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Mr & Mrs Suits

Mr & Mrs Suits Phil & Jackie Stanley known as Mr and Mrs Suits are no strangers to Benidorm regulars and locals. although for some their flamboyant dress sense may appear strange.  Their style of dress and choice of bright colours have certainly caught the eye, not just in Benidorm but throughout the UK as…
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Tabacco/Cigarette Prices

Tabacco/Cigarette Prices Please note:- These prices are for products purchased in the Spanish government controlled “Tabac” shops, . For a list of Tabacs click HERE To see what the DUTY FREE allowance is from Spain to the UK click HERE The most popular Cigarette Prices for 200 – prices updated 29/06/18 Lambert and Butler –…
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Medical assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to go

Medical Assistance in Benidorm – Where to go, what to go… 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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Venues suitable for Children

Venues suitable for Children The places listed below have been recommended by Benidorm Seriously Facebook group members. Some venues in Benidorm will have a cut off time for children, this is due to the contents of the shows, some have a strict NO children policy and others will make the decision on the night depending…
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New Valencian Law for Holiday Home Rentals

The Autonomous Region of Valencia has approved a new Tourism Law, “Ley 15/2018”, published on the 8th of June, coming into force on the 8th of July 2018. Article courtesy of The Citizens Advice Bureau Spain ( link below) Important changes with regards to the registration of holiday rental properties  like ´viviendas de uso turistico´…
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What to do if you are arrested in Spain

Hopefully no one comes to Benidorm to break the law but sometimes things  can take an unexpected turn. Whether the problem has been of your own making or some other incident or accident.  This page is to help you know what to do in the event of being arrested here in Spain.  This is just general…
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Consumer rights here in Spain

Spanish Consumer rights – Guarantees and returns Can I Return Anything To A Store? Basically no. If you think you might change your mind about what you’re going to purchase, check the store’s policy first. Stores are not legally required to accept returned goods just because you’ve changed your mind or decided you don’t like…
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The Best Sunday Lunch in Benidorm

The Best Sunday Lunch in Benidorm These places are listed in no particular order and have been recommended by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group Members. 7 Keys Serving traditional Sunday roast dinner. Choice of 3 meats all fresh produce and delicious gravy. Serving 1 til 5pm.  Booking advisable. Bar Mallorca Sunday lunch at bar mallorca today. Small 3.50…
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Hotels Recommended for Families

Hotels 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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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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Help Videos – Getting the best out of the Website.

Help Videos – Getting the best out of the Website An introduction to Benidorm Seriously How to log in and leave reviews on the Benidorm Seriously web site

The Cross (la Cruz)

The views from the cross are spectacular both day and night, it is well worth a visit just to see the stunning scenery across Benidorm and the surrounding area.  It is situated at the top of the Sierra Gelada Natura reserve. There are various routes of getting to it from the town, you can also…
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Tobacco Shops in Benidorm

For up to date prices click HERE For DUTY FREE Allowances click HERE  Eurotabaco Av. del Mediterráneo, 58, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante Opening hours: from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am till 8:00pm. Sunday closed. Av. Juan Fuster Zaragoza 1 – Benidorm Opening hours: from monday to friday from 9:00 am till 8:00 pm. Saturday from…
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Diary of a Grumpy Man- by Ben Phoenix Simpson

Ben Phoenix Simpson – Diary of a grumpy man These days we all..no matter how independent..like to fit in..being a man of my late 40s holidaying alone in Benidorm.. I try to copy the trends… we all want to be cool (or if your under 20 the saying is now ‘sick’.. unsure how being cool…
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