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Benidorm, Things to do & Top Attractions

Benidorm is a one of the top tourist destinations on the eastern Spanish coastline. This amazing city lies of the northern Costa Blanca. A mecca for party goers and groups, Benidorm is famous for it’s vibrant nightlife. There is so much more to this city than partying. In this article, we provide information about some of the top attractions and things to do here.

Top things to do in Benidorm, Spain

Attractions & Things to do in Benidorm

Prices are reasonable here due to the fierce competition between bars and restaurants. The big clubs only open during summer and tend to me much pricier.

If you are planning a visit, there are many tour operators offering all sorts of great package deals. Benidorm enjoys a superb climate with fantastic weather almost all year round. The golden sand beaches and the Mediterranean Sea are other added benefits.

Top 5 Things to do in Benidorm

Below we have compiled a list of the top 5 attractions and things to do in Benidorm. These attractions include theme parks and great days out. Any items with orange text will take you to individual pages about each attraction.

Aqualandia Benidorm

Aqualandia, Benidorm

Aqualandia Water Park is a firm favourite children. This is an excellent way to keep cool whilst enjoying an exciting day out. The park offers visitors 15 different attractions. Some for relaxing and cooling off but the majority built for adrenaline-fueled fun. Attractions such as VertiGo. This ride is the newest addition to Aqualandia Water Park and not for the faint hearted.

With all this activity, visitors will soon work up an appetite. Aqualandia has has a variety of shops and eateries offering a great choice of cuisine and snacks.

There is height restriction on most of the rides. Some rides allowing children accompanied by an adult. Here you can find more information about ticket prices and the deals on offer during the summer.

Terra Mitica

Terra Mitica,

Terra Mitica Theme Park is an amazing place to visit. Visitors here can enjoy 4 historical themed areas set in a beautiful parkland. Each area offers a mix of exciting rides and magical shows. These shows depict various countries and their often volatile histories.

This park offers visitors a choice of refreshments, snacks and meals in each of the themed areas. Rome alone offers 4 great eateries including the huge Pica Picae with a seating capacity of 750. Here you can find more information for opening times, ticket prices and timetable.

Mundomar

Mundomar, Benidorm

Mundomar Aquatic & Wildlife Park is a firm favourite with visitors to Benidorm. The park has 20 areas to explore. Each home to a different species of animal, mammal or bird.

There are cute squirrel monkeys, mischievous meerkats, flamingos, sea lions. A favourite among most visitors, the ever smiling and adorable dolphins. Dolphin lovers can enjoy 30 minutes with these intelligent and playful aquatic mammals. Why not swim with dolphins at the super Mundomar? Visitors to Mundomar can either choose a day exploring the different areas of the park. The alternative is watching one of spectacular show on offer.

Guadalest Valley

Guadalest valley

Guadalest Valley is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Spain. Known as the Eagles Nest and situated about 25km inland from Benidorm. Guadalest Valley is stunning and a must visit attraction.

The drive is fascinating with the road winding ever higher past the quaint village of Polop. The road then emerges at the old castle, high above the valley. The views from the castle ramparts and Penon de la Alcala Tower are breathtaking. The views reach all the way to the Bay of Altea.

For a few Euros you can take a tour of the castle and ramparts. You can venture through the tunnel to explore the castle village and small museums. The village offers a selection of souvenir & shops and several cafe’s. Here visitors can enjoy a cool drink or snack. Guadalest is a Monument of Historical and Artistic Value and is a fantastic day out for all the family.

Algar Waterfalls

Algar Waterfalls

The Algar Waterfalls lie close to Guadalest Valley. Many visitors make a full day excursion by combining a visit to both attractions. These amazing waterfalls are located near Benidorm and make for a great day out. The waterfalls and surrounding hills offer a good combination of exercise and sightseeing.

Many visitors choose to bring along a picnic or packed lunch to enjoy in one of the scenic picnic spots. The hills and walkways around Algar Waterfalls can be quite steep so a sturdy. A pair of hiking boots or trainers is advisable. As is a towel for the brave people who choose to have a dip in the icy cold pools.

There is a museum with a gift shop and a botanical/cactus garden with a vast array of beautiful cacti species.

Map of Benidorm

Benidorm lies in the province Alicante on the eastern Mediterranean coastline of Spain. The City of Alicante is some 46 km to the south, around a 40 minute drive.

Google Map of Area

Benidorm Facts

  • Currently the population here is around 66,000 permanent inhabitants.
  • This city is second to New York only for the amount of skyscrapers per person.
  • More than 11 million people visited Benidorm in 2016.
  • This city was a small fishing village before re-development in the 1960’s.
  • This yearly average temperature is a warm 18.2 Celsius.

Benidorm Palace

Benidorm Palace

The super Benidorm Palace opened it’s doors way back in 1977. This is one of the top locations for glitz and glamour in this city. Featuring top artists and acts from around the world, a must visit place. Wining, dining, fantastic shows and great entertainment. A show will set you back around 32 euros. Visit their website to find out more about ticket prices and group bookings.

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