The Best Things To Do in Benidorm

Benidorm is Costa Blanca’s tourist capital and is one of the easiest places in the world to relax and simply cherish the beautiful Mediterranean coastline. The city has transformed into a major tourist hotspot and is internationally renowned for its luxury resorts, beaches, skyscrapers and culture. Today, the city boasts a number of attractions like glorious beaches backed by beautiful promenades, a bustling, historic old quarter, three plazas, cabaret shows, nightclubs, discos, comedy clubs, karaoke, cafes, malls, markets, theme parks, a wide range of restaurants of all nationalities and the old town with all its historical structures and glorious architecture, making it one of the top destinations visited by travellers from across the globe.

The best way to make the most of the everything that the city has to offer is by indulging yourself in some of the best things to do in Benidorm, which include a tour of its cultural sights, most significantly the Benidorm Old Town, Balcon del Mediterraneo and the San Jaime Church; a tour of the many museums like the House Museum and the Maritime Cultural Center. A visit to Benidorm is incomplete without experiencing the pristine white sand beaches like the Playa Levante Beach, Playa Poniente Beach and the Playa del Mal Pas Beach. One can also indulge in a number of water activities like Cable Ski, Scuba Diving and Kayaking as well as take part in outdoor activities and adventure sports like jeep safari, mountain biking, paragliding, horse riding, go-carting, paintball and Nordic walking. The city is home to some of the best and most vibrant markets in the world including Benidorm Indoor Market, Di Marco and Mercadillo Foietes Market. After a long tiring day, the evenings are best enjoyed relaxing at one of the various parks and gardens in the city like the L'Aiguera Park and the Palm Grove of Elche. As the sun sets, and night takes over the city, visit the various pubs, clubs and discos to experience the lively nightlife of the city at venues like KM Disco & Dance Club, Penelope Disco Beach Club, Hippodrome Disco and Disco Bahamas. Other top things to do in Benidorm include a tour of the various water parks like Aqua Natura and Aqualandia Water Park as well as a tour of the various theme parks like Terra Mitica, Terra Natura, Pola Park and Mundo Mar that provide you with a perfect dose of amusement, fun and entertainment. Benidorm is a perfect Mediterranean holiday destination and is sure to provide you with a vacation like none other.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Benidorm, Spain

Must see places in Benidorm ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Benidorm and point of interests to visit.

  1. Isla Benidorm

    # 1 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 288 times in trip plans
    Isla Benidorm

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Boating

    Address: Benidorm Island, L'Illa de Benidorm Alicante, Spain

    Located 3.5 kilometre off the Benidorm mainland, the Benidorm Island (better known as peacock island for preserving wild peacocks) is one  of the most popular places around the city. Looking like...Read more

  2. Levante Beach

    # 2 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 931 times in trip plans
    Levante Beach

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Avenue de estocolmo, Benidorm Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Probably the best of Benidorm’smany fantasticbeaches; the Levante beach is a massive 2 kilometers in length. This beach is where tourists come searching for the sun the sand and the sea. Interes...Read more

  3. Platja De Ponent

    # 3 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 2 times in trip plans
    Platja De Ponent

    Tags: Beach

    Address: Av. de la Marina Espanyola, Benidorm, Spain

    Offering a luscious view but without as much crowd as the Levante beach, the Piniente Beach is where you need to be if you love laid-back places with all the modern pleasures. The beach is loved by sw...Read more

  4. Platja De Llevant

    # 4 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 11 times in trip plans
    Platja De Llevant Image

    Tags: Leisure

    Address: Av. Madrid, 9, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Clean sandy beach embracing the open Mediterranean sea is a sight on its own and the Levante beach offers all that and more! The beach is one of the most popular beaches in Benidorm and during peak se...Read more

  5. Mirador Del Castell

    # 5 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 66 times in trip plans
    Mirador Del Castell

    Tags: View Point, Plaza, Architecture

    Address: Plaza del Castell, s/n, 03501 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Placa del Castell is located on the summit of the cape that divides the two most popular beaches in Benidorm- the Poniente beach and the Levante beach. The blue and white tiles cover the entire pl...Read more

  6. Poniente Beach

    # 6 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 1413 times in trip plans
    Poniente Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area

    Address: Avenue Armada Espanola, Benidorm Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Poniente Beach is a tunning 3 kilometers of lovely sand and sea. It goes all the way up to La Cala Finestrat. A beach is largely favoured by the locals and is a slightly more chilled out sort of a des...Read more

  7. Aqualandia

    # 7 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 1328 times in trip plans

    Tags: Amusement Park, Theme Park, Water Park, Entertainment

    Address: Parque Natural Sierra Helada, 03503 - Benidorm, Alicante

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Aqualandia is a lovely water-themed amusement park in Benidorm. This place is fun, exciting and the perfect place to cool off in the sunny tourist season of Spain. This lovely tourist attraction deser...Read more

  8. Parroquia De San Jaime Y Santa Ana

    # 8 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 48 times in trip plans
    Parroquia De San Jaime Y Santa Ana

    Tags: Church

    Address: Plaça de Sant Jaume, 1 Benidorm, Spain

    The Iglesia de San Jaime y Santa Ana is a Catholic church that dates back to the 18th century after an image of the Virgin of the Suffrage (Mare de Déu del Sofratge) was found at the beach on a...Read more

  9. Levis Showboat

    # 9 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 324 times in trip plans
    Levis Showboat

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Dance Club, Performance

    Address: Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa 7, Benidorm 03503

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    One of the many shining attractions of the vibrant nightlife of the city, Levi’s Showboat is one of the most stunning cabaret bars in Benidorm. If you are a night owl, a visit to this bright and...Read more

  10. Aqualandia

    # 10 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 11 times in trip plans

    Tags: Amusement Park, Entertainment

    Address: Sierra Helada, s/n, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    If the beaches around Benidorm are too peaceful for your afternoons, head to the Aqualandia- a vibrant water park that has around 20 adrenaline pumping rides. The rides stay true to their names- the &...Read more

  11. Benidorm Palace

    # 11 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 564 times in trip plans
    Benidorm Palace

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Performance, Stage Show

    Address: Avda.Doctor Severo Ochoa, 13 | 03503 Benidorm (Alicante) Espana

    Timings: 08:30 pm - 11:00 pm Details

    The name might sound slightly misleading. Benidorm Palace isn’t an actual palace but it certainly is a palace of fun. One of the few popular adult attractions in Benidorm, this place is perfect ...Read more

  12. Balcon Del Mediterraneo

    # 12 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 780 times in trip plans
    Balcon Del Mediterraneo

    Tags: View Point, Castle, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    Address: Old Town, Next to Plaza Castelar, Benidorm

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Placadel Castel used to be home to a huge castle. Although the original was damaged and destroyed, what remained of it has been turned into a lovely tourist attraction. The castel itself is quite pret...Read more

  13. Terra Mitica

    # 13 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 861 times in trip plans
    Terra Mitica

    Tags: Outdoors, Amusement Park, Theme Park, Rides

    Address: Partida del Moralet, s/n, 03502 Benidorm, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Offering the whole world within itself, the Terra Mitica brings the best of Rome, Greece and Egypt to Benidorm. Let your adrenaline soar with the thrilling anti-gravity ride, the Rapids and the Magnus...Read more

  14. El Cisne Flea Market

    # 14 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm | Added 1076 times in trip plans
    El Cisne Flea Market

    Tags: Flea Market, Shopping Center

    Address: Av. de la Comunitat Valenciana, 6, 03503 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    They say if you want to experience the real essence of a place you should visit the market area. Truly, the market area is a reflection of a city’s soul and the El Cisne is no different. The bri...Read more

  15. Mercat Municipal Benidorm

    # 15 of 232 Things To Do in Benidorm
    Mercat Municipal Benidorm Image

    Tags: Market

    Address: Calle Mercado 1, 03501 Benidorm, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Take some time away from the urban attractions and head to the Benidorm Municipal Market where you can find the freshest possible fishes, meat and locally grown produce. And if you are not hungry enou...Read more

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    Calle Maria Amada, 8

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    Calle San Bartolomé

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    Avenida del Mediterraneo, 8

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    Avenida Pianista Gonzalo Soriano, 13

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  • Museo de Saleros y Pimenteros

    Avenida de Alicante, 2

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  • Museo Delso

    Calle Topazi, 12

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    Calle la Virgen, 2

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    Avenida Rey Juan Carlos I, 45

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  • Terra Natura

    Partida Foia del Verdader, 1

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  • Aqualandia

    Sierra Helada, S/N

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  • Festilandia

    Avenida del Mediterráneo, 20

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  • Terra Mítica

    Partida del Moralet, S/N

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    Atmella de Mar, 37

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  • Ku Lounge Cafe

    Avinguda de Alcoi, 6

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  • Western Saloon

    Filipinas, 10

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  • Morgan's Tavern

    Calle de Gerona, 41

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  • Bikini Beach Bar

    Avenida Madrid, 32

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  • Moon Beach Club

    Avenida de Alcoi, 6

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  • La Posada Benidorm

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  • Salon de Juegos Bali

    Calle Langreo, 1

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Shaw, Neil

    Partida Arenal, 20

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  • Benidorm Beach

  • Playa de Poniente

    Avenida Vicente Llorca Alos, 2

  • Poniente Beach

  • Posada y Playa

    Calle Florida, 2

  • Playa de Levante

  • Playa Arenal-Bol

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  • Aula de la Mar

  • Ermita Sant Vicent Ferrer

  • Olta

  • Círculo Mágico

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  • Polideportivo Municipal de Foietes

    Partida Foietes, S/N

    Stadiums and Arenas
  • Palau D' Esports l' Illa Benidorm

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  • Polideportivo Municipal de Alfaz del Pi

    Avenida dels Esports, 1

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  • Polideportivo Municipal de el Campello

    Plaza Saint Christol Lez Ales, S/N

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  • Poliesportiu Alfas del Sol

    Mislata, 4

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  • Polideportivo de Altea

    Calle Tella, 1

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  • Faro de el Albir

    Boulevar dels Musics, 28

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