For your next holiday to this seaside resort browse for accommodation on Likibu to find the best options for your stay. One of the most famous destinations to choose a holiday villa in Spain is right here in Benidorm. Based on the east coast of Spain on the damous Costa Blanca making it the ideal place for holiday rentals and beach apartments in this fun-filled destination.
Book a villa in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca!
Benidorm has more to offer than just English pubs and raucous bars. With beautiful beaches on the Costa Blanca, great food and guaranteed 300 days of summer a year, Benidorm is the ultimate place to jet to for your summer holiday. The natural backdrop of the mountains and the long golden sandy beaches contrast with the skyscrapers that have been built to accommodate the millions of visitors which come to the bustling town each year. Whether you're looking to stay in a in a villa with a pool, a holiday apartment or a traditional family-run B&B, Likibu's selection of accommodation in Benidorm has something for everyone.
Best time to visit Benidorm?
The summer months are very popular in Benidorm and the population swells from 100,000 to 300,000. The temperature in the summer months can vary from 25 degrees to 30 degrees and the sea temperature averages 25 degrees making it more than comfortable enough to take a dip in. In the winter months, the weather is milder than in the UK, tending to not drop below 12 degrees, however many of the attractions and restaurants and bars in the tourist areas will be shut during the winter months. If you're looking for a classic summer holiday where you're guaranteed blue skies and hot days, book rental accommodation in Benidorm now!
How to get to Benidorm?
The closest airport to Benidorm is Alicante which takes around 2 and a half hours to reach by plane from nearly all UK airports. Low-cost airlines fly from as little as £18 each way. The airport is accessible by a 40-minute bus or taxi transfer. Alternatively, you can hire a car to reach your accommodation in Benidorm and to allow you to freely explore the surrounding areas. If you are already sunning it up in Spain, why not make the most of your closer proximity to Benidorm and travel to this golden coast to see why so many people have fallen in love with it for yourself? Travel from a holiday apartment in Valencia in only 2 hours for a day trip like no other.
Where to stay in Benidorm?
The old town is buzzing day and night where it attracts visitors to its shopping areas, markets, restaurants, pubs and bars so makes for a great place to book a holiday rental. Whilst other areas of the city have been more built up over the years, the network of narrow streets and small bars remain in the Old Town. Pick up souvenirs and gifts at the flea market which is held on Saturdays and Sundays and sample some local fresh fruit and vegetables from the produce market on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For couples and families who wish to stay amongst the cobbled streets, there are plenty of B&Bs and apartments to choose from.
By the beach:
Levante beach lies to the east and is a perfect sandy golden beach to spend the day sunbathing, splashing in the sea. The beach lies in front of a promenade lined with restaurants and bars which are lively day and night. If you're looking for a party holiday, searching the selection of accommodation in Levante is a great place to start. Levante is also known as the sunrise beach, so if you're an early riser, take a morning stroll along the sands and catch the beautiful sun rise over the dazzling waters. Just a short stroll away from Levante beach, there's a choice of family holiday rentals and group apartments close to all the action.
Past the Old Town to the west, Poniente is a long stretching curved beach which is less crowded than the eastern Levante. The beach is also very suitable for families with young children as there are no rocks and the sand slopes gradually into the sea. Have a look at Likibu's selection of rental accommodation in the area to be in prime destination for a relaxing stay. If you need some shade from the sun, sit under the palm trees in the Parc de Eleche which is home to hundreds of white doves. The coastline leads to La Cala which is a quieter area and can be a nice base for those seeking a more serene, relaxing holiday with plenty of beach view apartments and holiday homes with private pools in this area.
What to do in Benidorm?
For fun seekers in Benidorm, there are a selection of great waterparks which make for a perfect family day out. Aqualandia and Aqua Natura are the two biggest parks which have a range of attractions suitable for all ages.
For those who aren't satisfied relaxing at the beach all day, Benidorm and the surrounding areas also offer hiking, scuba diving and bike tour opportunities. Just half an hour outside of Benidorm, you can take hiking routes up to the Puig Campana which is the second tallest peak in the province and you will be rewarded with amazing panoramic views of the town and the coast.
If you're coming to Benidorm to have a fiesta, there are hundreds of bars and clubs to choose from to party into the small hours of the morning. Choose from Likibu's selection of party hotels and apartments to ensure that you don't have to go far to find yourself in the nearest drinking hole.
What to see?
Also known as ‘the balcony of the Mediterranean', the old fortress separates the two beaches and makes for the perfect photo opportunity as its white washed walls contrast perfectly with the azure sea waters.
San Jaime Church
The church of Saint Jamie is located at the top of the Old Town and is worth a trip to see its classic Mediterranean blue dome and the statue of the patron saint of Benidorm which lie inside.
What to eat?
Whether you're looking for traditional Spanish cuisine, international dishes or a taste of back home, Benidorm has such a variety of restaurants and cafés to suit every taste. For foodies craving authentic Spanish dishes, Tapas Alley in the Old Town offers many different bars and restaurants where you can sample a selection of small dishes rather than choose one main dish. There are so many choices on offer, you'll find yourself wanting to return to the street throughout your holiday to try different combinations of the delicious small dishes. A local delicacy to Benidorm is the San Blas cake which is a sweet bread made from lemon zest and ground almonds; be sure to pass by a bakery and pick one up! If you're not feeling too adventurous, there are plenty of restaurants in the main resort areas which serve up traditional English and international food which can also be handy if you're bringing along picky children.