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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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Hair and Beauty in Benidorm

Hair and Beauty in Benidorm We are often asked where can I find a Hairdresser, or where can I get beauty treatments etc, so here you will find some of the most popular places as recommended by our members.   Hepburn’s Hair, Nail, Beauty Salon and Barbers Camping Almafra Hepburn’s Hair, Nail, Beauty Salon and…
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Fiestas in MARCH

FIESTAS IN MARCH CARNIVAL Dates for this event are dictated by when Easter falls, the Parades always take place on the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, so this years carnival dates are 2nd to 5th March. The main day on which the carnival celebrations are concentrated, is Saturday 2nd: CHILDRENS CARNIVAL Concentration at 10:00 in the C…
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Benidorm Restaurants

Benidorm Restaurants Benidorm has so much to offer, for those who want to try a variety of different types of food from throughout the world, not just British and Spanish.  Time to try something new?  Here are a few of our suggestions.   Have you been already?  Which was your favourite?   La Familia Pizzeria…
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Terra Mitica, Theme and Adventure Park

Book HERE , open from 13th April to 3rd November, full details of opening hours at the bottom of this page, days in white are closed days in the Season. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands (of the Mediterranean). This is  a Spanish version of Disneyland, most people…
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Boat Trips from Benidorm

Boat Trips from Benidorm BOAT TRIP TO BENIDORM (PEACOCK) ISLAND  Some call it Peacock Island, others Benidorm Rock and the locals refer to it as simply L’illa (the island). But whatever you call it the fact remains its one of the most easily recognized symbols of Benidorm and if you’ve never made the journey across…
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Fiestas – Saint Patrick´s Day in Benidorm

Fiestas – Saint Patrick´s Day in Benidorm MARCH 17th – The day when Benidorm turns into a sea of green fancy dress outfits. St Patrick´s day FACTS 1. What Do We Celebrate On St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick’s Day started out as a feast day for St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. A feast…
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Local Train Service, Alicante to Denia

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…
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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. January 6th – 3 Kings Day. Totally unmissable is the grand…
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The Indoor Market Benidorm

BENIDORM INDOOR MARKET Centro Comercial Mercaloix If you enjoy buying inexpensive things in a friendly environment, pop into the Mercaloix Indoor Market. There’s something for everyone here: clothes, shoes, accessories, electronics, toys, jewelery, personalised gifts, books, local farm produce, money exchange booths hairdressers, property rental agents and a few stands selling snacks and refreshments. Mercaloix Indoor…
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Benidorm´s Beaches

BENIDORM´S 5 BEACHES LEVANTE BEACH also know as Sunrise Beach   Running for almost 2km from Punta Pinet to Punta Canfali, Levante Beach in Benidorm is one of the best known beaches in Europe, the beach is south facing, so enjoys the sun all day and is classed as a Blue Flag Beach.  This is…
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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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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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Top 25 Things to do in BENIDORM

Top 25 Things to do in BENIDORM As suggested by Benidorm-Seriously Facebook members – in no particular order For details of things to do in the SURROUNDING AREA WALK/DRIVE UP TO THE FAMOUS CROSS – Mirador de la Cruz The views from the cross are spectular both day and night, it is well worth a…
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Things to do for Families in Benidorm

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…
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Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings

Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings Did you know? Benidorm has the most high-rise buildings per capita in the world? Benidorm is the second city in the world with more skyscrapers per square metre? beaten only by New York! Benidorm is the 2nd Spanish city with constructions of more than 150 meter? Madrid is the first and we even…
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Sightseeing tours in Benidorm – Bus, Train, Tram, Bike etc

Sightseeing tours in Benidorm – Bus, Train, Tram, Bike etc Please note this page is still under construction.  Benidorm is a large place with plenty to see and lots of different ways of seeing the sights. Open Top Buses The perfect way to see the city and seafront without walking too far. You can catch…
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Fiestas – ALL SAINTS DAY 1st NOVEMBER

All Saints Day in Spain (Todos Los Santos) takes place on November 1st. It is a very important national public holiday when people from all over the country return to their town or village to lay flowers on the graves of deceased relatives. There are few religious days that mean quite so much to the…
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Fiestas – EASTER (Semana Santa) in Benidorm

Fiestas – EASTER (Semana Santa) in Benidorm This highly religious festival is recognised and commemorated in every city, town and mountain village throughout Spain, and is as important as Christmas is. The varias cofradias and hermandads, (brotherhoods)  will have been preparing and practicing for months for their displays of piety and devotion to God in…
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TAPAS ALLEY, BENIDORM OLD TOWN

TAPAS ALLEY, BENIDORM OLD TOWN TAPAS ALLEY BENIDORM Officially runs from Pl. de la Constitutio, and along Santo Domingo, If getting a taxi, or you need to ask for directions ask for the Royal Queens Hotel which is situated right opposite the entrance to Tapas Alley. If you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy…
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Fiestas – Moors and Christians Fiesta

BENIDORM´S MOORS AND CHRISTIANS FIESTA 2018 3rd OCTOBER TO 7th OCTOBER 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 festival of Moors and Christians is a very…
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Benidorm – The Old Town

Benidorm – The Old Town Benidorm is a city of two parts, the New Town area which is where most of the entertainment takes place and incorporates Levante Beach, but there is another very Spanish side to Benidorm the Old Town area. In the Old Town of Benidorm you will find traditional white-washed houses, wonderful…
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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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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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