Benidorm – More Than Meets the Eye
"A top party town with everything from sports, Irish, karaoke, cabaret and even eyes down bars.."
Benidorm is a wonderful holiday destination, with fantastic weather and a wide range of activities, whether you're looking to relax on a pristine beach or fancy the chance of some high octane water sports - there's something here for the whole family.
It is renowned for being one of the top party towns in Spain and with everything from sports, Irish, karaoke, cabaret and even eyes down bars there will surely be something to make sure you and all your friends have the best Benidorm experience ever.
You'll Never be Bored in Benidorm
"Visit one of the major parks such as the Aqualandia or Terra Mitica - the biggest theme park in Spain.."
Why not treat yourself to a fabulous evening of entertainment as holidays in Benidorm boast some of the top shows in Europe.
You may also wish to visit one of the major theme parks easily accessible from within the city such as the Aqualandia or Terra Mitica, which is the biggest theme park in Spain.
If you still have the energy, there's a variety of excursions and day trips to keep you occupied.
Apart from the beach activities, you can also enjoy activities and sports like horse-riding, kart racing, tennis and squash. Other places of interest to visit include the Algar waterfall and Cactus-landia.
Mundomar is also a highly-regarded local aquarium, which is easily accessible; you can take a bus from the town which takes around 10-15 minutes. It has shows for the whole family with highlights being the Dolphins, Sea lions, and even a parrot or two if you're lucky.
Local Food for Thought
"A great range of choice and value.."
Even if your accommodation is all inclusive, be sure to try some of the local restaurants with a great range of choice and value (Menu Del Dia), which offer great quality 3 course menus, often for less than 10 Euros per person.
You'll be spoilt for choice eating out in Benidorm, with food to cater for all tastes. Whether American style diners or Italian pizza, or good old fish and chips and of course Spanish tapas and paellas with seafood and lobster local specialities.
Weather and Climate
"Expect it to get hotter in the summer months, which can reach as high as 40°C.."
Benidorm's year-round sunshine is what makes it a favourite destination for beach lovers and adventurers alike.
The average temperatures throughout the year is around 30°C, but expect it to get hotter in the summer months, which can reach as high as 40°C.
If you do want to visit Benidorm at its peak then July and August should be considered but remember to pack the sun screen!
The winters are mild as well, and temperatures don't often drop below 12°C. Rainfall mostly occurs during the month of January, which is the peak month of the winter season. Even during January, you can be sure of at least 5 hours of sunshine in a day, and as it's off season, you may even be able to find a very cheap holiday deal.