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Benidorm Weather Forecast

Benidorm Weather Forecast. Weather report for – Tuesday 22nd October. 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 alerts – Yellow warning for heavy rain until Tuesday 00.00…
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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM December 1 – Benidorm town hall is the scene for the traditional lighting of Christmas lights including the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at 18.30. There will be kids stuff, music and fireworks during the evening. Main lighting displays start to be switched on from the week after. Childrens can enjoy…
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The Royal British Legion – Northern Branch

The Royal British Legion – Northern Branch To see what’s going on in the area, visit our new News and Events page. We are here to administer and deliver community support within the District.  We also cover membership and fundraising activities of the Legion’s branches throughout District North of Spain. Membership of The Royal British Legion is…
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Living or moving to Spain, Official Guidance

Living in Spain Official information British people moving to or living in Spain need to know, including guidance on Brexit, residency, passports and healthcare. All information is provided by the gov.uk. Last updated 29 August 2019 This page tells you what to do ahead of the UK leaving the EU. It will be updated if anything changes, including…
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All about – Benidorm CD Football Club

Benidorm CD (Club Deportive) – Football Club CLICK HERE FOR THIS SEASONS FIXTURES  Benidorm CD now with British Input Benidorm football club has struggled for many years but back in May 2019 they approached a British Expat who owns several business in and around Benidorm for sponsorship, he did not sponsor the club but saw…
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How to Apply for Residencia

How to Apply for  Residencia If you are planning on living in Spain for 3 months or more then you must apply for your residencia. Please NOTE – New rules and regulations are constantly being introduced.  Nevertheless, at the time of writing this information is correct (2019) Obviously new rules will apply depending upon what…
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Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow?

Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches, will Benidorm follow? Towels Banned From Costa Del Sol Beaches. In a bid to protect the Spanish coastline, towels will no longer be permitted on beaches. will Benidorm follow these recent rules? Environmental concerns have led Spanish authorities to ban tourists from bringing towels onto Costa Del Sol beaches. …
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Public Holidays in October

Public Holidays 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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Fiestas – Moors and Christians Fiesta

BENIDORM´S MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA 2019 Saturday 28th September to Sunday 6th October (not every day see schedule below) Streets decked out like the Middle Ages, magnificent processions, exciting mock battles…This is the festival of Moors and Christians: days filled with magic, legend and spectacle. this festival recreates the historic clash between two cultures. The…
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YES there are officially more mosquitoes in the area

YES there are officially more mosquitoes in the area Lots of people have been suffering with more mosquito bites than normal for this time of year, this is all due to the recent rains of the Gota Fria and the rise in temperatures, where the heat has accelerated the natural cycle of the insect. Information…
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Spanish words for in the Kitchen

Spanish words for in the Kitchen Spanish words for Fruit, Vegetables and Nuts in Spanish Almond – Almendra Artichokes – Alcachofas Asparagus – Esparragos Aubergine – Berenjena Avocado – Aguacate Banana – Platano Basil – Albahaca Bay leaves – Laurel Cabbage – Col Carrots – Zanahorias Cauliflower – Coliflor Cherries – Cerezas Chickpeas – Garbanzas…
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Live weather updates for the Region Today

Live weather updates for the Region Today 14th September NOTE:  For those not familiar with the term Gota Fria (Cold Drop), this is a visual explanation of the difference between a gota fria and heavy rain Our thanks to Tony’s Exchange for the video Please note this page will be updated as events arise. Although Benidorm has…
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LIVE Weather updates, weather conditions and warnings for the Region

LIVE Weather updates, weather conditions and warnings for the Region Friday 13th September 2019 NOTE:  For those not familiar with the term Gota Fria (Cold Drop), this is a visual explanation of the difference between a gota fria and heavy rain Our thanks to Tony’s Exchange for the video Please note this page will be…
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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes – Advice from the Family Medical Centre, Albir  There are estimated to be millions of people with undiagnosed Diabetes, are you one of them? Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are two main types of diabetes – type 1 and type 2.…
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Mosquito Facts and the Best Repellents

Mosquito Facts and the Best Repellents Here are a few interesting mozzie facts – Most mosquitoes, buzz in the key of C. They buzz round your head as they are attracted to the carbon dioxide you breath out. Only females bite. The noise comes from their wing beats and it their way of attracting the…
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Spanish School Holiday dates from September 2019 – 2020 – Alicante Region

Spanish School Holiday dates from September 2019 – 2020 – Alicante Region The holidays are gradually coming to an end and we already see on the horizon the beginning of the 2019/2020 school year in the province of Alicante.  on September 9th classes will begin in Infant, Primary, ESO, Baccalaureate, Basic Professional Training and Basic FP second…
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Dangerous Creepy Crawlies in Spain

Dangerous Insects & reptiles in Spain  The page has been kindly sponsored by the Blues Brothers Experience Benidorm Bees, Hornets and Wasps etc The sting from any of these insects can be very painful. Try to withdraw the sting immediately but do not use tweezers because squeezing or pressing the sting can inject more poison into the…
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Market Days in the Benidorm Area

Market Days in the Benidorm Area This page has been kindly sponsored by Don Panco Hotel group including Villamar and Villasol Campsites   This is only a guide, as days and locations can change. There are markets along the Costa Blanca every day and these usually operate from about 8.30am until about 2pm. You will…
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All about Prickly Heat

All about Prickly Heat PRICKLY HEAT also known as miliaria rubra, is an itchy rash of small, raised red spots that causes a stinging or prickling sensation on the skin. Prickly heat can develop anywhere on the body, but it usually appears on your face, neck, back, chest or thighs a few days after exposure to hot temperatures. The rash is made…
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The most Popular Tapas Dishes

The most Popular Tapas Dishes What are tapas? Tapas are a variety of small savoury Spanish dishes, often served as a snack with drinks, or with other tapas as a meal. To “tapear”, going from bar to bar for drinks and tapas, is an essential part of the social culture of Spain, and is something…
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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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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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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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Benidorm Fiesta Dates for 2019

BENIDORM FIESTA 2019 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY BENIDORM FIESTA DATES FOR 2019 (All dates are approximate, please double check with your travel agent before booking your holiday). Benidorm has about 55 Fiestas every year so far too many to list, here are the main ones. Fiesta Dates for 2020 can be found HERE January 6th –…
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