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All About ALTEA

GETTING TO ALTEA FROM BENIDORM CATCH THE NO. 10 BUS. anywhere along the mediterraneo COST 1.50€PP Altea is without doubt one of the most charming towns on the Costa Blanca North. It’s old town is packed full of character and the impressive church with its blue and white tiled dome roof has to be one of the most…
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La Marina Shopping Centre

La Marina Shopping Centre Looking for a great place to shop in Benidorm? Then look no further than the La Marina mall, just a few minutes drive from the town center. La Marina in Finestrat is the largest shopping centre in the Benidorm area of Spain, and is popular with both Spaniards and visitors. Known…
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Nudist beaches in the area

Nudist beaches in the area Altea, has 3 nudist beaches Playa de la Solsida, Playa Mascarat Norte and Cala de la Barra Grande. Playa de la Solside La Solside beach is 1.400 m. in length with  an average width of 8 m. This is a quiet  isolated beach. with no beach boardwalks or amenities and…
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Tabernas – Mini Hollywood in Almeria

Tabernas – Mini Hollywood in Almeria Tabernas Desert This is the only desert in Europe and is situated in the  Costa de Almería. The sun shines for over 3,000 hours a year and has virtually no rain (less than 240 mm annual rainfall). Temperatures range from -5 to 48 °C! The whole area is a nature reserve (protected area) spanning…
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Things to do for Families in Benidorm

One of the most frequently asked questions on the FaceBook group – “Is Benidorm suitable for children?”  YES without a doubt, there is lots for families to see and do. Most of the hotels will have some form of children´s entertainment and some even have kids clubs so the adults can get some rest.  A…
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Fiestas – SAN JUAN FIESTA JUNE 23RD

The San Juan Fiesta is held every year to celebrate the shortest night and the longest day of the year and marks the beginning of summer. This is an old Pagan ritual based on fire and water. It originated in the neighboring city of Alicante and dates back to when alicantinos farmers celebrated the longest day…
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Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar

Algar Falls – Fonts de Algar Algar Waterfalls is only 20 km from Benidorm and 3 km from the center of Callosa d’en Sarrià.  This would also make a great day out twinned with a visit to DinoPark which is situated just a bit further up the road. The village of Algar is a complete contrast…
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Top 20 things to do on the Costa Blanca

Suggested by Benidorm Seriously FB Group Members.  In no particular order. A DAY TRIP TO ALICANTE Alicante is a port city on Spain’s southeastern Costa Blanca, and the capital of the Alicante province. Its old town, Barrio de la Santa Cruz, has narrow streets, colored houses and a lively nightlife scene. From here, an elevator…
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All About VILLAJOYOSA

All About VILLAJOYOSA Villajoyosa as it is known in Spanish or La Vila Joiosa as it is called by the local people in Valencian literally means the ‘joyful village’. It is famous as a centre for the production of chocolate, which could be the reason for its name! The town has three chocolate factories, all…
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All about – GUADALEST

All about – GUADALEST Guadalest, Spain – The Eagle’s Nest carved into the Mountain Located on the CV-70, 25 km from Altea, is the village of Guadalest. Occupying one of the most stunning positions in Spain, this small village is precariously perched on the pinnacle of a granite mountain, giving fabulous views across the valley carved…
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Market Days in the Benidorm Area

Market Days in the Benidorm Area 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 find all sorts of things  on sale such as clothes, shoes, towels and blankets, ceramic pots and…
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Golf Courses near Benidorm

Golf Courses near Benidorm Las Rejas Open Club Benidorm The Las Rejas Golf Club is a 9-hole par 3 golf course, located on Poniente Beach in Benidorm and integrated into the urban area, on Calle Presidente Adolfo Suárez, 5. Behind Vicente Pérez Devesa avenue,  just over 1,000 meters from the beach. It is the ideal…
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All About – Denia

All About – Denia Denia is situated 51km North of Benidorm, about a 45 minute drive it is set on the northern edge of the Alicante region and backed by the impressive mountains of the the Montgo Natural Park. The Iberians, Romans, Muslims and Christians have all left their mark on the seaside resort of Denia…
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All About – Torrevieja

All About – Torrevieja Torrevieja is situated on the Costa Blanca, approximately 45 minutes south of Alicante airport, about an hour and a half drive from Benidorm (113km) The name Torrevieja comes from the small tower that used to look down over the harbour. It isn’t a resort in the package holiday sense, there are…
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Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia

One of the reasons that people like to come to Benidorm is that there is always so much to do. Having said that, if you feel the need to “stretch your wings” a little, and explore more of the coastal strip of the Costa Blanca, nothing could be easier thanks to our train/tram services. Benidorm’s…
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All about – Ontinyent, Pou Clar Water Falls

Ontinyent, Pou Clar Water Falls Ontinyent is about 1 hour 30 minutes drive (124km) from Benidorm there are a couple of different routes you can take which will be listed below. Ontinyent is a municipality in the province of Valencia of Spain. It is actually located in the comarca of Vall d’Albaida. Former World No.…
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Sierra Helada/Gelada Natural Park

Sierra Helada is a natural park and includes the areas of  Benidorm, L’Alfàs el Pì and Altea. Sierra Helada means Ice mountain in Spanish. The name is said to come from the way the cliffs look from the sea on a moonlit night. Fisherman on the Mediterranean Sea found that the rocks looked like an iceberg and also…
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Caves to visit in the area.

Caves to visit in the area The Cuevas de las Calaveras A journey into the past on the shores of the Mediterranean….. The Cuevas de las Calaveras are located along the road between Pedreguer and Benidoleig and are a great place to visit. The caves got their rather sinister name form the many skulls that…
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The Famous Down Hill Bike Ride

DOWNHILL BIKE RIDES 10% OFF WHEN USING THE CODE “SERIOUSLY2017” ON LINE BOOKING AVAILABLE HERE Even if you haven’t ridden a bike for decades, the thrill of gliding downhill for about 30 kilometers is an experience to ensure the most memorable day out of your visit to the CostaBlanca Don’t forget your camera! The views…
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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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Tourist Bus Time Table

Tourist Bus Time Table

Llorente bus prices

Children up to the age of 4 are FREE Sector 1 – Altea, Benidorm, Finestrat, Calpe, Villa Joyosa (All lines except 21, 22 and 23) Single ticket (day) 1.50, Night 1.65 Lines 21, 22 and 23 – 1.20 Sector 2 – La Nucia or Polop Single ticket 2.65€ Sector 3 Guadalest, Algar Falls lines 16 and…
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Benidorm Bus Time Tables

Benidorm Bus Timetables   Links to lines are at the bottom of the windows, select line 10 etc.

The best beaches in the area

Obviously Benidorms Levante, Mal Pas and Poniente beaches are fabulous and all 3 of these have once again been awarded the Blue flag, but the Alicante Provence has some other wonderful beaches that are well worth a visit. Other very local beaches to have been awarded the Blue Flag are Raco de LÁlbir, La Cala…
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