Benidorm remains a classic last minute holiday destination for a number of reasons. It is but a short flight away from the United Kingdom, and there are always carriers competing for your business. Flights are plenty and cheap. Any time of the year is a good time to enjoy a last minute holiday to Benidorm.
The resort town overflows with all the charm that one associates with Costa Blanca on the south-eastern part of Spain. Great food, superb beaches, exciting nightlife, British watering holes, Irish pubs, and many clubs…Benidorm has it all.
There are more than four miles of Blue Flag beaches in Benidorm; soft golden sand that gradually tapers into inviting warm waters of the Mediterranean. Set your own pace. Your days can be leisurely or hurried. The Levante beach with its activities and promenades is where you want to go for jet skiing, boating, and enjoying sundry activities. Poniente Beach is perfect for communing with nature, feeling the sea breeze caress your skin, and experience the slowing down of time.
If you enjoy shopping, then Benidorm has some great shopping for you. The shopping’s even better in nearby Alicante. In fact, you can easily combine a Benidorm holiday with a last minute Alicante holiday. In Benidorm, La Marina, which is a shopping mall in Finestrat, is a must-visit. All the big European retailers are here and after a morning of shopping, the food court here is an inviting place to sit, munch, and reflect on how good the shopping here is.
Benidorm Old Town is where you can experience shopping the Spanish way – leisurely, browser-friendly, and with a good dose of good-natured bargaining. Avenida Martinez Alejos and Passaig de la Carretera are two streets in the Old Town that you may want to check out for the shopping.
Last minute Benidorm holidays help you save on travel costs. They’re also an excellent opportunity to avail package deals and all-inclusive offers that let you save on dining and sight-seeing.
Given Benidorm’s reputation as one of Spain’s leading tourist resorts and its location along the coast, you can be assured of variety in cuisine and the fresh seafood. If you love the taste of squid, mackerel, tuna, and assorted fruits of the sea then you will love it in Benidorm. Because of a sizeable British expat population, you will always find restaurants and pubs serving staple British favourites. In fact, there are many iconic bars and pubs here that are a big hit with holidayers from England, Wales, and Ireland.
Valencian recipes, paella, and many quintessential Spanish dishes are offered by restaurants.
If you are coming on holiday to Benidorm no doubt you are wanting to find out the best places to eat out so let us be your guide and get the most out of your holiday in Benidorm. Tapas Alley in the Old Town is a wonderful place to sample the mind-boggling variety in tapas available for your gustatory satisfaction.
You can save money with the Menu del Dia offered by restaurants. It’s a deal on offer during lunch-times and the fare includes a starter, main course, dessert, as well as coffee or wine.
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