Enjoy your Benidorm Holidays
Holidays to Benidorm in the Costa Blanca in Spain might be most associated with nightlife and amazing blue flag beaches, but that’s only one chapter in the city story. Others include sleepy villages in the area, pretty golf courts, amazing hotels, pubs and a great old town where you can enjoy iberian gastronomy.
Nightlife and beyond
Benidorm holidays might be known for being a bit of a party playground, but there’s more to this Costa Blanca Town than big-name clubs and A-list DJs. Away from the nightlife-focussed resorts of Levante and Rincon de Loix, it sings to a different tune.
The main resorts
South beaches in Villajoyosa showcase sandy coves and peaceful beaches. Further south, Alicante offers a some good shopping places and an amazing turustic atmosphere, on the north the town of Albir boasts one of the biggest and more beautiful beaches on the area. Meanwhile, provides a happy medium between lively and laid-back. The boutiques and bars here have a cosmopolitan edge, and the town’s sweep of pale sand is a favourite with families.
Benidorm Old Town
Benidorm Town, has an old quarter where you can enjoy spanish gastronomy in it narow streets. The newer part of town, down by the waterfront, is an amalgamation of high-end restaurants, well-dressed bars and pubs and market stalls selling all sorts of clothes and souvenirs which you can visit during your holidays.
Benidorm holidays 2017
You have to love the city of Benidorm in 2017/2018 . Especially for big groups of friends (hens and stug parties or just for enjoying the city) or family (yes many places for the litle ones to visit), this City is fantastic destination for an easy holiday in 2017/2018 . You’ll find everything you need is within walking distance – whether that’s the golden sands of the beach or shops and markets are only a stone’s throw from All Include hotel complexes.
Brits have been coming to Benidorm for years and this will be specially true in 2017. Benidorm Holidays has an abundance of themed restaurants, some featured in Uk tv series and bars who serve English dishes, from fish ans chips to tipically english breakfasts. However, if you want to enjoy Spain cuisine, you can taste the local culture and try some tapas or fresh fishes and calamar. As a prime destination on the Costa Blanca, you won’t be surprised to find out that there’s some top-notch seafood on offer on Benidorm’s menus.
In Benidorm there are two official languages:
- Spanish: the official language of the Spanish state.
- Valencian: the local language of the Region of Valencia.
Meal times tend to be a bit later than in the rest of Europe.
- Breakfast: Between 7.30am and 10am.
- Lunch: Between 2pm and 3pm.
- Dinner: Between 9pm and 10.30pm.
GMT +1 ( Madrid ) Check Summer time changes
Most banks are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 2.00pm. Only a few branches are open on Saturday morning. There are 24-hour ATM cash dispensers throughout the town, most of which accept international bank cards. Check the opening times in Benidorm Holidays.
Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept major credit cards such as American Express, VISA, Mastercard, 4B, Access and Diners Club.
Hotels in Benidorm: Hotels in the center
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Hotel Benidorm City Olympia
Standard voltage is 220-240V AC, 50 Hz.
Electrical appliances from the US require a transformer and an adaptor. From the UK adaptor only
Plugs are two-pin and adaptors are available at any hardware store.
Official currency is the euro.
Notes come in denominations of 5,10,20,50,100, 200, 500. It is recommended however that you avoid larger denominations of 200 and 500€ as not all businesses may accept due to possibly not having change available.
Coins denominations of 1,2,5,10,20,50 cents, 1 € and 2 € coins.
International dialling code
The international dialling code for Spain is +34 + number you want to dial