With over three hundred skyscrapers, Benidorm is often referred to as the Dubai of the Mediterranean. There are a lot of things about Benidorm that no other Spanish destination can compete with, but the question is what are they?
Could it be the far-stretching beaches, the fantastic nightlife, home-from-home bars? Could it be because it’s one of the best stag party destinations? Well, whatever they are, you can’t get enough of this former fishing village.
Here are 6 reasons why Benidorm is the best holiday destination in Spain.
A Family’s Heaven
If you want to spend some much needed time with your family, then Benidorm is the place to be at. Benidorm may sound like a place with booze heavy reputation, but trust us; it is a family’s heaven.
In fact, this Spanish resort with its plentiful attractions such as Terra Mitica theme park, Terra Natura park, Aqualandia Waterpark is great for families. Many hotels in Benidorm cater to families with their kids’ centered facilities, for example, family rooms, kids’ pool, etc.
Known for its vibrant nightlife, Benidorm has been entertaining partiers for years with its bar crawls, flashing neon signs, live shows and plentiful hangouts. There’s more to the lively square filled with revellers ready to take on the bars – there’s no age limit. Yes, you read it right.
The nightlife in Benidorm is enjoyed by everyone so as you roam around the streets you can see every type of party lover – from the regulars to the die-hard stags and large groups of girls on tour’ t-shirts as they enjoy the resort’s nightlife for the very first time.
Wondering if Benidorm should be the first choice for your stag party? Don’t think twice – If you want your stag weekend to be the one that your buddies talk about – up until your silver wedding anniversary then you’ll struggle to do better than a Benidorm stag do. A stag do in Benidorm is a must-try experience, it’s brash, it’s big, and it goes off with a bang!!
Benidorm cuisine has a variety of specialities that every holidaymaker would love to try. Don’t think of Benidorm as a city that has menus just filled with everything British such as gravy overloaded cooked dinners and tomato ketchup covered chips. Yes, that’s absolutely not the case. You will find English dishes here, and not to forget the traditional Spanish kitchens that serve the freshest seafood and paella.
The Astounding Beaches
If you are a beach person, then Benidorm is a great choice. With its remarkable micro-climate all year round, you’ll enjoy the unending fun under the sun on the most popular beaches in the Costa Blanca. With three flag beaches, Benidorm takes pride in its stunning coves.
Known as the sunrise beach, Levante is perhaps the busiest of the most famous ones, while Poniente is a more relaxed destination with clear waters and spotless clean sand.
The Mediterranean Manhattan
Do you automatically picture New York when somebody mentions skyscrapers? I bet you do – speaking of which, did you know Benidorm isn’t far behind? This Spanish resort boasts over 300 skyscrapers – which means Benidorm has the maximum number of high-rise buildings per population in the world.
Behind the brash exterior of this Spanish resort, there lies plenty of cultural spots great for those who want to experience traditional Spain. Yes, Benidorm has an Old Town. Far from the high-rise skyline of Benidorm main’s strip lies this maze of whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. So, if you want to see some of Benidorm’s old charm then visit the Old Town and experience a different side of the resort.
The church of Saint James positioned at the top of Old town is one of the city’s hidden gems with its beautiful domed roof.
The golden beaches, vibrant nightlife, magnificent skyscrapers, favorable climate, gastronomical feasts and jaw-dropping skyline make this city in the province of Alicante the destination that every holiday maker will surely enjoy!