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Benidorm Holidays Guide 2024/2025

Located on the infamous Costa Blanca, Benidorm holiday have long been popular for Brits seeking some cheap sunshine. Even in December and January, although the temperature can drop to 7 degrees, both months have around 6 hours of sunshine a day on average. So when you're looking to get away from the cold and rain year round, it can still be a popular choice, even at Christmas. Meanwhile during the warm, summer months of July and August, the town is alive with tourists, not the sort of place to enjoy if you like the peace and quiet while on holiday.

Cancellation holidays and last minute holidays to Benidorm are really popular. There are loads of hotels so whether you're thinking about going in October or June, it's definitely worth keeping an eye out for cheap deals. If you don't want to take your chances, book early to avoid disappointment and you may even still be able to get some good deals including free kids places with brands like TUI and Jet2holidays to Benidorm from airports across the UK.

Popular Hotels In Bendiorm

Sol Pelicanos Ocas Benidorm

Sol Pelicanos


Calypso Hotel Benidorm

Calypso Hotel


Dynastic Hotel Benidorm

Dynastic Hotel


Flamingo Oasis Benidorm

Flamingo Oasis


Plane wing

Getting To, From And Around Benidorm

Airlines like easyJet, Ryanair, TUI and Jet2 fly from across the UK, including Liverpool, Newcastle and Edinburgh to Alicante airport (ALC), the closest airport to Benidorm, Costa Blanca. With so many flights, the cost of your flight could be quite cheap. From Alicante airport you have a number of options to get into Benidorm, the most popular is pre-booking a coach or private transfer. You can jump in a taxi from outside the airport terminal, although you should expect this to cost a little more than pre-booking. Alternatively, you can take the ALSA public bus which takes about an hour and will drop you off in the heart of Benidorm along the Av. de Europa.

Once you're in Benidorm, if you fancy venturing out of your hotel, getting around is pretty easy. There are public buses and loads of taxis. Alternatively, walking is a great way to get from A to B while you explore the city.

Tour Operators

There are lots of tour operators offering great package holiday deals here in 2024/2025 and we always recommend booking your flight and hotel together with a reputable company with financial protection through the ABTA or ATOL scheme. Whatever you do, always make sure to look at the latest travel advice and information on the FCDO website, particularly as a result of Covid 19. Flight inclusive holidays can also be cheaper sometimes than booking the flight and hotel separately.

Brands like Loveholidays, Jet2holidays, First Choice and Hays Travel all offer ATOL protected holidays, some with a low deposit, however, despite what you may find, ASDA holidays no longer operate. TUI Holidays and Jet2holidays to Benidorm also have low deposits to help you secure your booking and pay off the full balance over time, as well as free child place holidays too, even in the school holidays in April, October and the summer.

Holiday Types

Benidorm is a great all round destination. From short breaks in the sun, lads holidays, hen dos and adults only group trips, to the annual two week family holiday, or the all inclusive resort where you don't have to do a thing, there are loads of reasons why Brits flock here on their getaway. All inclusive holidays to Benidorm are ideal if you are watching your budget and really don't want to spend any extra money while you're away, but you'll also be missing out on some great bars and restaurants. Self catering is the more affordable option and gives you plenty of freedom, while half board is the perfect mix of fending for yourself and having meals sorted.

Benidorm Costa Blanca Spain

Areas Of Benidorm

The golden sands of two beaches are blue flag beaches, ensuring your time by the sea is safe and enjoyable. It's clear to see why it's one of Spain's top destinations, even if only for a few days in the sunshine on the cheap.


Ponente is located in the western part of Benidorm and with Poniente beach, is a great place to enjoy for families. Some great hotels to take a look at in this quarter are the Hotel Poseidon Playa and the RH Corona del Mar.

The Old Town (El Castell)

In the centre, you'll find the Old Town is definitely worth exploring. No Benidorm holiday is ever complete without a trip here. This is the traditional part of town with narrow streets and typical Spanish architecture but you'll also find lots of bars and restaurants in this area too. Don't forget to check out Tapas Alley and try some tasty local dishes, as well as a wander down to Balco del Mediterrani for expansive views of the coastline and Mediterranean Sea.


Levante and Playa de Levante are the livelier areas and better suited to those who really like the hustle and bustle of a Spanish tourist resort. Levante is where you can find Benidorm's main strip of bars and clubs and is the best area for nightlife. This is the real heart and soul of Benidorm and where you'll find plenty of cheap hotels and affordable apartments. Perfect if you're visiting the Costa Blanca for a bit of a party holiday. Hotels in this area include Sandos Monaco Beach Hotel & Spa, Hotel Perla, and the Sol Costablanca.

La Cala

La Cala is one of Benidorm's quieter areas and definitely one to take a look at if you're holidaying with a family. It's the furthest part away from the main town centre and still is within easy access of the beach, making for a more relaxed getaway feel. Take a look at the Gran Hotel Bali and the Apartotel Magic Tropical.

El Rincon de Loix

Bordering on Levante and found in the far eastern part of the coast, El Rincon offers a number of resort style hotels, perfect for if you only want to spend a day or two, or an evening or two in the main part of town. Here you'll find La Creu de Benidorm, Mirador Serra Gelada, and a little further north you'll reach Aqualandia water park and Mundomar. Here you'll find popular hotels like Ambassador Playa, Hotel Dynastic and the Apartamentos Luxmar.

Aqualandia Water Park Benidorm

Things To Do In Benidorm

Whether you're on holiday in Benidorm for its nightlife, its beaches or its various activities and attractions, there is plenty to do in the city. Depending on where you stay, you might have a range of activities and facilities available at your hotel, however, you should make sure you head to Levante Beach for a fun day out by the sea.

The Beaches

While most of the main hotels and resorts here have swimming pools and splash parks, you've got to visit the beach. There are two main stretches of beach in Benidorm, Platja de Llevant (Levante Beach) between the Old Town and Rincon de Loix, and Platja de Ponent (Poniente Beach) which runs the other way from Benidorm Old Town to La Cala. Both are soft sandy beaches, although only Levante Beach is one of Benidorm's blue flag beaches now.

Aqualandia Water Park

Another great day out is a trip to the Aqualandia water park, perfect for both kids and grown ups, along with Terra Mitica, one of the main theme parks in the region. Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment and check ahead for the latest opening times.

When the sun starts to set, head out into town for a huge range of bars and restaurants offering special deals on food and drink. And you'll have no trouble finding happy hour somewhere if you love a cocktail or two, perfect if you're on a lads weekend or a hen do. There are some great family friendly restaurants too, so you are certain to find something in your budget and taste.

Benidorm Palace

A favourite for visitors, the Palace offers beautifully designed shows, and you can even include dinner as part of a package. Check what's showing and buy your tickets online in advance. Your hotel staff will also be able to tell you where you can buy tickets from.


Big chains to smaller shops, shopping in Benidorm is very popular. You'll find plenty of market stalls when you can pick souvenirs, locally made products and other goodies.


One of the popular reasons people visit Benidorm is the nightlife. With a huge selection of cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs bying for your attention, there's plenty of great drink deals and evening entertainment to draw you in.

Benidorm Island

The island is located a few kilometres from the mainland and there are various boat trips you can take from the port area. It's worth taking a look in advance of what trips and excursions are on offer, although you may be able to grab a bargain once you're on holiday.

Kids in a pool in Benidorm

Where To Stay In Benidorm

When you visit Benidorm, if you don't mind a bit of a walk, Benidorm is actually really easy to get around, but when booking your hotel or apartment, always check the location in relation to the rest of the city so you don't have to spend a fortune getting back from an evening out. The more resort style hotels are generally on the outskirts of the city in areas like El Rincon, La Cala and even further out, while many budget-friendly apartments are in the heart of the city. Make sure you check out THE Benidorm hotel, the Sol Pelicanos Ocas, also known as the famous Solana Hotel from the hit TV series 'Benidorm'.

A number of the hotels offer all inclusive in Benidorm, although you may find you want to head out and try some of the local restaurants, especially when there are plenty of food and drink deals on offer, from full English breakfasts to three course menu deals. That makes self catering a great option, allowing you to buy in some breakfast goodies whether you're just 2 adults on holiday, a group of friends sharing an apartment, or a family on a cheap break.

Sunshine in Benidorm

Useful Information

Flight time from UK: 2 hours 30 minutes
Currency: Euro
Language: Spanish
Time Difference: +1 Hours GMT

Weather In Benidorm

Like much of the the Costa Blanca and mainland Spain, Benidorm enjoys a lot of sunshine throughout the year, even in winter. In fact, it's estimated that Benidorm see over 9 hours a day of sunshine on average. In the winter months between November and February, the weather in Benidorm cools down, you can expect chilly weather with more chance of rain, however, in the summer, temperatures can reach into the late 20s in July and August.

Benidorm Beach Rules

Benidorm is all about beach holidays, but it's very important to note that there are a number of beach rules you must follow when you visit. This is for visitor safety and for the protection of the city. Rules here include no access to the beach from midnight to 7am, including no camping. No barbeques or fires, and not sunbathing within six metres of the nearest water. What you might get cuaght out on though is there are no ball games outside of designated areas, and no drinking alcohol or smoking on the beaches either.

Aqualandia Water Park Benidorm
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