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The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm

The regulation of “segways” and electric scooters receives the “yes” in Benidorm July 2019 – Updates  Benidorm has started the summer without being able to implement the new rules for electric scooters, “segways” or any type of personal mobility vehicle to circulate on the streets of the city.  It is the modification of the Mobility Ordinance in which these elements…
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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, use this page…
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Meeting Venues

Meeting Venues PLEASE NOTE WEEKLY MEETINGS HAVE NOW BEEN SUSPENDED We have noticed a severe decline in the numbers attending the weekly meetings We believe this to be caused by a combination of things. Mainly that many members now simply drop into the office to say hello when they are in town and also the…
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Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car?

Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car? You have booked your holiday to Benidorm and are now wondering how to get here from your chosen airport…. there are quite a few options which we will go into detail about below. Alicante Airport is Spain’s 5th busiest so it can seem a bit…
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Spain´s Black Bulls

The Real Story Behind “The Black Bull” One of the most recognized “national” symbols for all tourists visiting Spain, the Toro de Osborne is a huge black bull that watches over the Spanish roads. However, despite common belief, this bull is not a symbol of Spain, but the advertising logo used to promote a brandy-sherry…
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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 23/05/19 Lambert and Butler –…
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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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Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings

Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings Did you know? Benidorm has the most high-rise buildings per capita 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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November Fiesta Schedule

NOVEMBER FIESTA SCHEDULE – Fiestas Patronales Benidorm Benidorm honours its two patron saints, the Virgen del Sufragio and San Jaime apostle, with the annual “Fiestas Patronales” local fiestas. The streets are transformed for the entire event with floral decorations, lively musicians, open-air theatre, firework displays and religious parades. Benidorm Fiestas 2018 start Friday 9th November and…
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Benidorm Bouncers

Benidorm Bouncers Over the last few years the Door Security here in Benidorm have had a lot of bad press, both here in Spain and in the UK tabloids (which never seem to have anything good to say about Benidorm anyway) and recently several videos have gone viral causing a very public outcry for more…
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HOW TO VOTE IN SPAIN

HOW TO VOTE IN SPAIN The European elections will take place in Spain on May 26, 2019. All European citizens over 18 years of age have the right to vote. The vote can be in person (vote in Mesa), by postal mail or even from outside Spain, according to the procedure established by the Spanish electoral…
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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 Barbers…
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Getting a Tattoo on Holiday

Getting a Tattoo on Holiday One of our most asked questions on the Benidorm Seriously Facebook group, is where to get a tattoo done whilst here in Benidorm, so here are some tips and safety guidelines. The healing process takes about 4-6 weeks. Get your tattoo done towards the end of your holiday to give…
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Hotels with Heated or Covered Swimming Pools

Hotels with Heated or Covered Pools INFORMATION PROVIDED BY BENIDORM SERIOUSLY FACEBOOK GROUP MEMBERS Need help finding your perfect hotel?  Use this page By clicking on each hotel name you can also read our members reviews. Don Pancho  Whenever you visit you can take a dip in the outdoor pool of the Hotel Don Pancho.…
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Benidorm Pink Weekend – 23rd – 26th May, Schedule of Events

Benidorm Pink Weekend – 23rd – 26th May, Schedule of Events Think Pink, Think Benidorm, Think BENIDORM PINK WEEKEND! EVERYONE WELCOME! Get your Summer off to a pre-pride season bang with the 72-hour party that is Benidorm Pink Week.  All these events take place in the Old Town. It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s brighter, it’s…
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Med Playa Hotels sold to Azora

Azora buys all five Med Playa hotels in Benidorm Breaking News – The Med Playa group has sold its five hotels located in Benidorm to Azora these hotels are – The Regente, Rio Park, Flamingo Oasis and the Agir, the sale also includes two other hotels in Torremolinos (Hotel Pex Espada)and Benalmádena (Hotel Riviera) This…
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Guidance for victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault in our area

Guidance for victims of rape and other forms of sexual assault in our area Prepared by the British Consulate – Alicante and www.gov.uk Disclaimer: This information is provided by the British Government for the convenience of enquirers, but neither Her Majesty’s Government nor any official of the Consulate accept liability for any loss or damage…
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Benidorm Fiesta Dates 2020

BENIDORM FIESTA DATES – 2020  BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2020 (All dates are subject to change) Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, many of the smaller local fiestas will not be publicised until after the event but here are the main fiestas to look out for. During EVERY…
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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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English Speaking Lawyers in our Region

English Speaking Lawyers – Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Murcia and Albacete Page still under construction The following list is supplied by the British Consulate – Alicante and www.gov.uk   The British Consulate in Alicante represents the UK government in Alicante and Murcia regions of Spain. Published 6th June 2019 The following list of lawyers has been prepared…
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PoliFani Expats

PoliFani insurance broker has been in business since 1979 and is very well known and used within the Spanish community, but is still relatively new to the British one. We are known for our excellent customer service and the quality of the services we provide. As an insurance broker, we have access to over 24…
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VIP Lounge Introduction

Welcome to the VIP Lounge from Benidorm Seriously. Brief Introduction The VIP lounge is intended for Serious members with a genuine interest in helping other members improve their experience of Benidorm.  We are creating the lounge to simulate Facebook to make it easier to understand.  However we will remove the restrictions of Facebook. This is…
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Strange, obscure and funny questions asked on the group

Strange, obscure and funny questions asked on the group The Benidorm Seriously FaceBook group is very very busy, on average we answer around 300 questions everyday, these cover all sorts of topics, from what is the weather like to hotel reviews and everything in-between, but every now and then we get asked some quite strange/funny…
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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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