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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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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS EVE IN BENIDORM December 2 – Generally this is the date that the Christmas Square is opened (in front of the Town Hall, old town) this tends to start with the traditional lighting of Christmas lights including the Christmas tree lighting. The  Plaza de la Navidad  – There is normally an ice rink,…
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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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Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings

Benidorm´s Tallest Buildings Did you know? Benidorm has the most high-rise buildings per capital 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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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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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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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 you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy a taste of real Spain then head to Tapas Alley – so called because the entire street is made up of tapas bars, where you can sample some…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Benidorm Pink Weekend – 24th – 27th May, Schedule of Events

Benidorm Pink Weekend – 24th – 27th May, Schedule of Events Think Pink, Think Benidorm, Think BENIDORM PINK WEEKEND! EVERYONE WELCOME! May 24th – 27th – Benidorm Pink Weekend, Get your Summer off to a pre-pride season bang with the 72-hour party that is Benidorm Pink Week. It’s back, it’s bigger, it’s brighter, it’s PINKER …….…
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Mundomar – Benidorm

Mundomar – Benidorm  MUNDOMAR IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL NEXT MARCH Mundomar is a theme park inhabited by aquatic animals such as dolphins, penguins  and sea lions as well as tropical birds. As much as possible each species lives within an area closely resembling its natural habitat. A great day out for the children. The dolphin…
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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…
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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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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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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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