Best Things To Do in Benidorm, Spain

Are you looking for what to do in Benidorm?

You might have a list of things to do in Benidorm and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. Places like Isla Benidorm and Levante Beach will make sure your dream destinations are ticked off. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

With so many world-famous sites and attractions to visit, deciding on the best things to do in Benidorm can be a daunting task. Visiting selective places and carrying the best memories is the best alternative. Don’t rush to see all of the attractions in Benidorm on your first trip itself.

Benidorm is the type of city that you will love to visit again and again. Every time you revisit Benidorm you can keep unfolding the different sides of it. This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Benidorm getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Benidorm with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Benidorm

Here is the list of things to do in Benidorm and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Isla Benidorm

    4.5 (289 Votes)
    Isla Benidorm

    Outdoors, Island, Boating

    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 a sinking ship in the gorgeous blue Mediterranean water, the island is a short 20 minutes’ ride away from Benidorm’s ferry port. The local organiser Aquascope arranges a diving and sno...Read more
  2. Levante Beach

    3.8 (932 Votes)
    Levante Beach

    Beach, Water Body, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    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. Interestingly, it has also received the Blue Flag status which means that it is more than famous for its lovely clean shore. A huge array of restaurants, serving an even bigger array of food, is spread al...Read more
  3. Platja De Ponent

    3.9 (2 Votes)
    Platja De Ponent

    Beach

    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 swimmers – there are no cliffs, the water is perfect and the beach is clean (almost spotless!). The promenade that lines the beach is speckled with some of the best cafes, eateries, bars and sh...Read more
  4. Platja De Llevant

    4.5 (11 Votes)
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    Beach, Leisure

    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 season, it is also the most crowded. The beautiful water with gentle waves is loved by swimmers and you will often find people take out time to come here for a quick dip in the sea. You can rent a ch...Read more
  5. Mirador Del Castell

    4.6 (67 Votes)
    Mirador Del Castell

    View Point, Plaza, Architecture

    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 plaza and with its beautiful white fencing, a stairway and vintage lamp posts – the entire ambience oozes another time altogether. The plaza has seats and tables that make it an ideal picnic sp...Read more
  6. Poniente Beach

    4.4 (1414 Votes)
    Poniente Beach

    Beach, Walking Area

    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 swimmers – there are no cliffs, the water is perfect and the beach is clean (almost spotless!). The promenade that lines the beach is speckled with some of the best cafes, eateries, bars and sh...Read more
  7. La Cruz

    Outdoors, View Point

    Located 4 kilometres to the east of Benidorm, a hike of around half an hour takes you to the  La Cruz de Benidorm- a famous cross that doubles as a viewpoint and offers a picturesque view of Benidorm, the Lavente beach and the Mediterranean sea. The sunsets from here are straight from a fairy tale and after dark when the city lights are on, you are left with a perfect backdrop for a romant...Read more
  8. Aqualandia

    4.3 (1329 Votes)
    Aqualandia

    Amusement Park, Theme Park, Water Park, Entertainment

    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 “Big bang” (the most popular ride for thrill seekers), the “Vertigo” ( a 33- metre high ride that drops with a speed of 100 kilometres per hour!), the “Black Hole&rdquo...Read more
  9. Parroquia De San Jaime Y Santa Ana

    Church

    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 ship in 1740. The image was on a boat that floated here from London without a trace of the ship’s crew! When the locals in Benidorm decided to burn the ship thinking it carried bad luck, the...Read more
  10. Levis Showboat

    4.3 (325 Votes)
    Levis Showboat

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Dance Club, Performance

    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 colorful bar is an absolute must. The amazing dancers, their extravagant costumes and the snazzy atmosphere are every nightlifer’s dream come true. The show is perhaps the best you will get ...Read more
  11. Benidorm Palace

    4.6 (565 Votes)
    Benidorm Palace

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Performance, Stage Show

    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 for night owls. If you want to have dinner with a lovely cabaret show, this is a great place to choose. The show doesn’t end too late so you are sure to be home at a reasonable hour as well. ...Read more
  12. Aqualandia

    4.3 (12 Votes)
    Aqualandia

    Amusement Park, Entertainment

    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 “Big bang” (the most popular ride for thrill seekers), the “Vertigo” (a 33- metre high ride that drops with a speed of 100 kilometres per hour!), the “Black Hole”...Read more
  13. Balcon Del Mediterraneo

    4.5 (781 Votes)
    Balcon Del Mediterraneo

    View Point, Castle, Architecture , Archaeological Site

    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 pretty. The checkered floors make for lovely photo opportunities. The whole area is, in fact, quite pleasant to experience. But the Balcondel Mediterraneo is simply spectacular. The quaint little penta...Read more
  14. Terra Mitica

    3.8 (862 Votes)
    Terra Mitica

    Outdoors, Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment

    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 Colossus (the longest wooden roller coaster in Europe that can touch a speed of 100 kilometres per hour!). The whole park beckons thrill seekers and theme park buffs. The place also has mini versi...Read more
  15. El Cisne Flea Market

    Flea Market, Shopping Center

    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 bright, vibrant colors and the sights and sounds of the place make it the current cultural core of Spain. This lovely area might be around 20 minutes from the city centre but is a wonderful reflection...Read more