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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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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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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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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  NEW – Calle Gerona 19 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…
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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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Different board basis definitions

Different board basis definitions which board basis is right for you. Self Catering (SC) Want to eat breakfast at midday? Do the kids eat dinner at 5pm but you prefer to wait until they are in bed? Self catering offers you the flexibility to come and go as you please and to set your own holiday timetable.…
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Dog friendly beaches in the area

Dog friendly beaches in the area Alicante : Agua  Marina From 15 June till 15 September the Agua Amarga beach will have a dog friendly beaches. The beach will be  an area full of amenities for dogs. This is really the best beach of all. This dog friendly beach includes hammocks with umbrellas, so the…
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Scattering ashes in Spain

Scattering ashes in Spain Not a pleasant subject to cover but one we get asked a lot about. Scattering of Ashes. Ashes cannot be scattered just anywhere in Spain nor in the Sea, near the coast/beach they have to be taken out on a boat a certain distance from the shore, there are certain rules…
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Spanish Hotel Star Ratings Explained

Spanish Hotel Star Ratings Explained Planning a trip to Spain? There’s plenty to see and do in this colourful country. But before you go, you may of course want to know what to expect from the standard of accommodation in Spain. Whether you want to discover buzzing cities or you are seeking rustic Spain up…
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How to – Make a Complaint, The Book of Claims

How to – Make a Complaint, The Book of Claims el libro de reclamaciones – The book of claims as it will be referred  to here What is the Claims Book?  It is a useful tool for the presentation of your complaints and claims to a supplier for inconveniences arising after the purchase of a product…
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Hotels offering All Inclusive Packages

Hotels offering All Inclusive Packages All reviews are by Benidorm Seriously Members. Click on the links to read the individual hotel reviews, please feel free to add your own reviews on the correct listing. For a list of hotels with specific features please see the links at the bottom of the page. LINK to Main Tour…
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Adult ONLY Hotels

Adult ONLY Hotels THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF ADULT ONLY HOTELS :- Click on the links to read our members reviews AGIR HOTEL RH ROYAL SANDOS MONACO BEACH AND SPA RIVIERA AGUA AZUAL HOTEL LEVANTE CLUB AND SPA MEDPLAYA RIUDOR FLASH FLAMINGO BEACH RESORT QUEENS HOTEL SOL COSTA BLANCA DON PANCHO (From May 2018)…
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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 Deloix Aqua Centre Dynastic Gran Bali Levante Club and Spa Melia Melia Villaitana Port…
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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 By clicking on each hotel name you can also read our members reviews. Ambassador (covered in winter) Benidorm Plaza (covered) Deloix Aqua (as pictured) Don Pancho  Heated pool Dynastic Flamingo Oasis (all inclusive so residents only to our knowledge unless you purchase a…
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Benidorm Beach – Disabled Facilities

Benidorm Beach – Disabled Facilities ACCESSIBLE BEACH POINT An accessible beach point is an area where the disabled can gain access to the beaches and the sea via adequate  infrastructures such as accessible public transport, reserved parking spaces and other elements such as access ramps, shaded areas and changing rooms. A specialised team is onsite…
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Traveling by plane with a mobility scooter or wheelchair

Traveling by plane with a mobility scooter or wheelchair Useful tips when traveling by plane with your mobility scooter or wheelchair. The first thing you should know is that the airline is required to check- in free of charge your wheelchair or electric mobility scooter. The assistance service at the airport is also free of…
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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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Getting Married in Spain

Have you ever thought about getting married in Spain ?  Its easier than you think with the right help and direction.  Here in Spain there is a lot of paperwork involved for anything and a wedding in no exception…..it has a lot of different rules and regulations for many things but as a guide the…
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