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Benidorm Low Festival 2019

Benidorm Low Festival 2019 – 26th, 27th & 28th July The Low Festival 2019 starts July 26th  with a weekend full of bands and good music, Folk, rock, indie and punk, among other musical styles. As every year, the event is held at the Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo Amor, the old Foietes stadium (Avda. Ciudad Deportiva, s…
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New Jellyfish App Available

New Jellyfish App Available The Medusapp is used to report the presence of jellyfish and provide information about each species in the area, it has already recorded 1,300 sightings. Links to the App can be found here and are in Enlglish as well https://medusapp.net/ Medusapp logo Just a few weeks ago 2 of Benidorms beaches…
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Strikes at Heathrow Airport to disrupt summer travel

Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel 25th July Update – Unite, the union, said up to 4,000 workers at London’s Heathrow airport, including security guards and engineers, had called off industrial action planned for this weekend so its members could vote on a new pay offer. If agreement is not reached,…
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Hotels with Spa Facilities

Hotels with Spa Facilities Many hotels in Benidorm have Spa Facilities that are open to Non Residents for a additional charge, generally around 15-20€ If you click on the hotel name you can also see our members reviews. Agir Ambassador Playa  as pictured above Deloix Aqua Centre Dynastic Gran Bali Levante Club and Spa Melia…
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Hotels close to 90% full at the beginning of July

Hotels close to 90% full at the beginning of July Benidorm hotels confirm a good start to the summer season as occupancy is close to 90%. Benidorm hotels have confirmed the good start to the high season by reaching a hotel occupancy of 88.6% during the first half of July. This figure represents a decrease of only 0.4 points…
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Fiesta – Virgin del Carman and San Jaime

HOLIDAYS IN HONOR TO THE VIRGIN DEL CARMEN 16th – 21st July AND SAN JAIME 25th July Head down to one of the Port areas in Benidorm, Altea or Villajoyosa where you will see beautiful floral processions through the  streets, ending at the Port when the local fishermen will go out to sea on a…
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Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days 

Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days Check-in staff working at Stansted for EasyJet have announced a series of strikes every weekend during the main school summer holidays.  The strikes are over a long-running pay dispute. A total of 17 days of strike action have been proposed, Unite…
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Beware the Bloodsucking Fly

Beware the Bloodsucking Fly Due to the recent hot weather the Black Fly (Mosca chupasangre) also known as the Bloodsucker Fly has become more prevalent throughout Spain, with the area of the River Ebro particularly affected at the moment but historical records have been broken in the number of cases registered in the country and…
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All About – My Pretty Payma Apartments

All About – My Pretty Payma Apartments Uniquely designed holiday apartments situated in the heart of Benidorm, yet only 150 m from Levante Beach My Pretty Payma are committed to providing beautifully designed and furnished holiday apartments in the heart of Benidorm’s British Area. Their vision is to go beyond the impersonal idea of ‘simple…
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Disruption to Roads in Benidorm

Disruption to Roads in Benidorm – due to roadworks Update – 30th June The ongoing roadworks around Benidorm are set to continue, normally work of this nature stops during the month of August, but this year Benidorm City Council has published a decree authorising the continuation during the summer of some of the works in…
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Taking Baby away on Holiday

Taking Baby away on Holiday Baby Milk Some UK brands of formula milk are available in Spain, but they may only be available in farmacias, and they may have a different name. Call the helpline number on your box of formula before you leave. Aptamil  = Milupa Aptamil Cow and gate = Almiron Heinz =…
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Summer Heat – Keeping your dogs happy and healthy in the heat

Summer Heat – Keeping your dogs happy and healthy in the heat Summer Heat – Follow the 5 second rule when walking your dogs The Guardia Civil warn about the danger to dogs paws when walking in hot weather. Dogs’ paw pads can burn on hot pavements. As a general rule, if it’s too hot for your hand…
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Entertainment Recommendations

New to Benidorm, or just can´t make up your mind?  Here are a few of our recommendations 60 SHARES Share on Facebook Tweet Follow us Share Share Share Share Share

Afternoon Tea in Benidorm

Afternoon Tea in Benidorm We are often asked where to go for afternoon tea in Benidorm, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members. Don Pancho Hotel A DELICIOUS EXPERIENCE – Available every day from 3 – 6 (min of 2 people), only 8€ in the Lobby…
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Here Comes Summer, with the first heat wave of the season

Here Comes Summer, with the first heat wave of the season According to AEMET (State Meteorological Agency, Agencia Estatal de Meteorología) Spain is due to have its first heatwave of the summer, temperatures are set to rise as from Wednesday. The heatwave is being caused by a combination of hot air coming in from Africa, stable atmospheric conditions…
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Pet Friendly apartments and hotels in Benidorm

Pet Friendly apartments and hotels in Benidorm Always double check that pets are still allowed in case rules have changed, click on the links to read our members reviews. Atlantida Apartments Belroy Apartments Colon Hotel – Old Town Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable. Please note that only pets that do not exceed…
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FairFX with Benidorm Seriously

FairFX Travel Card Offer Apply here and receive £20 free Benidorm Seriously have teamed up with currency specialists FairFX to provide an offer on their leading travel card. If you apply for a card via the registration link below, you will receive £20 free upon activation. Get great exchange rates on the FairFX travel card…
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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 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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