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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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Accommodation

Accommodation If you are already familiar with the content of this page and simply wish to search for accommodation click here Or if you already know the name of the accommodation you are looking for and simply want reviews and further information use the search box on the search page Benidorm is for everyone There…
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Campsites in Benidorm

Campsites in Benidorm Camping Villasol Camping Villasol is located in Benidorm, very near to the Levante beach and leisure areas. Camping Villasol is the perfect campsite for family holidays or for holidays in Benidorm with a group of friends. The Villasol campsite has spacious plots for tents and caravans, and comfortable, fully-equipped campsite bungalows. This campsite in Benidorm allows visitors to enjoy nature,…
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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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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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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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Disabled Friendly Hotels and Apartments in Benidorm

Disabled Friendly Hotels and Apartments  Click the hotel name to take you to our members reviews. LINK to Tour Operators LINK to Travel Consultants and Local Agents Agir Hotel – Close to Levante Beach The hotel and surrounding area are accessible. Disabled rooms are slightly smaller but have a large accessible bathroom with a wheel-in shower with…
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Valentines Day in Benidorm

Valentines Day in Benidorm Special Menus, and gift ideas for Valentines Day The Beer Garden Join us for Valentine’s day. 3 courses for just 47 euro.per couple…. STARTERS…… Creamy white mushroom bruschetta with parmesan or Seafood salad. MAIN COURSE…….. Pan fried salmon with caviar served with saute potatoes or 350g Entrecot with white mushrooms and…
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Funny Holiday Complaints

Funny Holiday Complaints The below are genuine holiday complaints made by holiday makers from around the world- “We went to Turkey and there was far too many Turkish people for our liking,” said one, while another complained: “The water in the Gulf of Mexico was too salty. No one told me that there was going…
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Hotels with British TV Channels

Hotels with British TV Channels This information is provided by Benidorm Seriously Facebook Group members. Click on the links to view our members reviews of each hotel. Don Pancho RH Victoria Flash Riviera Princesa Rio Park Calypso Crystal Park Venus Nereo Riudor Rosamar Rialto Flamingo Beach Resort Sandos Benidorm Suites Pueblo The RH Royal Gran…
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Accommodation Recommended for Families

Accommodation 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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Red days in December

Red days in December What is a red day? This is a national holiday, similar to a Bank Holiday back in the UK, so some supermarkets will be closed or open for much shorter hours, banks, offices and schools will be CLOSED. 6th December – Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución) This public holiday is always…
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The future excavation and musealisation of the Castell de Benidorm

The future excavation and musealisation of the Castell de Benidorm, one step closer Source – www.diarioinformacion.com, translated from a Spanish news article so some information may be lost in translation. The excavation and musealisation (putting or keeping something in a museum) of the Castell de Benidorm is one step closer to being a reality. The Department of Historical Heritage…
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Benidorm verses The Amalfi Coast, Italy

BENIDORM VERSES THE AMALFI COAST, ITALY We are always saying that a Holiday in Benidorm has something for everyone, no matter what you are looking for, be it a quite restful holiday or a 24/7 party, but how do other places measure up? Derek and I had what we expected to be a dream holiday…
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Google Search of Benidorm Seriously

Now you can use the power of google to search the entire Benidorm Seriously web site to find exactly what you want  

Benidorm´s British Businesses Association – BBBA

Benidorm´s British Businesses Association – BBBA Welcome all to Benidorm´s first ever British Business Association promoting Safety, Support, Help and Family Values amongst not only our visitors but within our community . B.B.B.A is a Business Owners Association formed by British Residents in Benidorm and the Surrounding areas. THE AIMS OF THE ASSOCIATION ARE- To…
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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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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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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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