Benidorm Mediterranean Balcony

Benidorm’s famed Mediterranean Balcony separates two main beaches and is the site of numerous travel photos.

by James Brewer

The stunning beach resort of Benidorm can be found in the Costa Blanca region of Spain. Benidorm holidays are perfect for tourists who want to experience spectacular sunsets, fantastic beaches, thriving nightlife and so much more. Read on to discover why Benidorm is one of the most popular destinations in the whole of Spain.

Beautiful beaches

Benidorm boasts a total of five gorgeous sandy beaches for visitors to choose from. All of these beaches are south facing and are blessed with plenty of sunshine all day long. Playa de Levente is the perfect place to watch the sunrise, while Playa de Poniente is famous for its stunning sunsets. These two beaches run for more than five kilometres and are said to be among the most stunning stretches of sand in the whole of Europe.

Castillo-Mirador de Benidorm

Wander through a maze of narrow streets to reach the ruins of this impressive traditional Spanish castle. In addition to offering an insight into local history and culture, the ruins of Castillo-Mirador de Benidorm provide magnificent views of Benidorm’s beaches as well as the rest of the area.

Casco Antiguo

Benidorm Old Town

Benidorm’s Old Town area includes the superb blue domed church which overlooks swaying palms, golden sands and azure oceans.

This is Benidorm’s old town and wandering through the streets and alleys here is a good way to discover the area’s ancient architecture. One of the most popular attractions here is the charming Virgen Del Sufragio Church, which is situated in the Plaza de la Senoria. Casco Antiguo is also home to a number of shops and cafes where visitors can sit and watch the world go by.

Marina

This famous Marina complex is a great place for visitors to explore. The Marina features a large number of shopping opportunities as well as excellent restaurants where visitors can gather to enjoy freshly prepared seafood dishes while they watch the sunset.

Aqualandia

Benidorm AqualandiaThis family-friendly water park is a great place to visit in order to beat the heat. Aqualandia features a number of water slides for people who have a head for heights to try, while there are also plenty of water pools and other amenities to be found here.

Nightlife

Benidorm NightThere are more than eight hundred bars to be found in Benidorm and the area’s nightlife scene is extremely rich and varied. A large selection of bars can be found in and around the Marina, while Dutch bars and Irish bars are also very popular in Benidorm.

These are just a few of the many things that Benidorm has to offer visitors. The great thing about this destination is that there are plenty of activities just waiting to be enjoyed. However, people who simply want to unwind and soak up the sun will also be able to enjoy a relaxing break in Benidorm.

Photo Credits: balcony, beach, aqualandia, night

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My name is Mark and I’m a keen traveller. In fact, over the last 25 years, I’ve travelled to every continent and over 80 countries. This blog is about the most memorable destinations – the places I regard as the travel wonders of the world. I’m also a keen photographer, and have taken nearly all the photos you’ll see. During my travels, I’ve met some incredible people, seen inspiring places, viewed extraordinary wildlife and scenery and had some amazing experiences, and I’m writing these stories not only to entertain but primarily to inspire others to discover their own travel wonders.
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