Old Town Benidorm Holidays

Renowned for its sensational skyline, sun-soaked beaches, and vibrant nightlife, the bustling coastal jewel of Old Town Benidorm optimally unites present allure with historical charm. If you're yearning for a holiday that encapsulates everything from meandering around ancient backstreets, relishing delicious Spanish cuisine and lounging on magnificent blue flag beaches, you'll be well catered to in this captivating Spanish city.

Embrace the warmth of not just the Mediterranean sun but also the local inhabitants. No matter your interests or expectations, Old Town Benidorm holds the promise to exceed them effortlessly. Welcome to the splendidly diverse and richly absorbing world of the remarkable region known as Old Town Benidorm.

Things to See and Do

Old Town Benidorm offers an abundance of attractions that authentically bridge tradition with modernity. Absorb the Spanish culture, explore iconic landmarks, and immerse yourself in its endless enchantment. Here are five enticing reasons why Old Town Benidorm should be your next holiday destination.

Admire the view from Plaça del Castell

Perched atop a cliff between two beaches, Plaça del Castell offers unmatched panoramic views of Benidorm’s coastline. Charming shops, cafes, and restaurants dot the square, making this spot ideal for relaxed lounging or an exhilarating photographic jaunt.

Experience the breathtaking viewpoint at La Creu de Benidorm

A moderately steep hike rewards you with vistas that are unequivocally worth the effort. The panoramic view from the top takes in the full sweep of Benidorm. Essential for sunrise or sunset events!

Explore the effervescent Parc de L'Aigüera

This elongated park is home to concert halls, shady walkways and two amphitheatres for indoor and outdoor shows. The park is a natural focal point for traditional festivals and a gathering place for impromptu happenings.

Be in awe of the Gran Hotel Bali

This architectural marvel held the record as Spain's tallest building for five years. Discover what the world looks like from its observatory platform at 186 meters high!

Unleash your adventurous spirit at Terra Mítica theme park

Where history meets thrilling entertainment. The roller-coaster rides, inspired by the ancient Mediterranean civilizations, are the heart-stopping favourites.

Food and Drink

Combine cultural immersion with culinary exploration and indulge in the lip-smacking delights Benidorm offers. From traditional Spanish dishes to experimental fusion cuisine, Benidorm serves it all.

Relish in the hearty and flavoursome Tapas

No visit to Spain is complete without tasting these delicious bite-sized morsels. In Benidorm's Tapas Alley, in the heart of the Old Town, you can enjoy a tapa and drink for a few euros.

Indulge in delicious seafood Paella

Paella, the Spanish cuisine icon. Ramón, on Plaza de San Jaime, prepares this dish in the traditional style, using the freshest seafood.

Sip on the refreshing Agua de Valencia

This cocktail of cava, orange juice, vodka, and gin is a local favourite perfect for cooling down on a hot day.

Try Chupitos, Spain's famous elaborate shots

They often come flambéed and decorated with cream, fruit, or even a small biscuit!

Experience the Spanish tradition of eating late

With dinner times often starting from 9 pm onwards. The lively 'Calle Santo Domingo' is a perfect place to start your nocturnal adventures in town.

Destination Essentials

The ideal time to visit Benidorm depends on what tops your priority list. If you are a sun worshipper, then the summer months are perfect. The average temperature hovers around a delightful 30°C. Also, the sea is beautifully warm from June to October, making it perfect for a soothing dip.

However, if you want to avoid the summer buzz, spring and autumn are great options. You can still enjoy a beach day, go for a historical trail around the old town or take a stroll in the vibrant markets. Though a little chillier, the winter unveils a different Benidorm. You can witness the local traditions and events in full swing like the Three Kings Parade in January. Regardless of the time of the year, Old Town Benidorm, with its timeless charm, always leaves you utterly enriched.


Venture beyond the intricacies of the Old Town to discover Benidorm’s stunning coastal offerings. Be it the energetic Levante or the tranquil Poniente, you're spoilt for choices with the beaches.

Platja de Llevant

Relax in the hustle-bustle of Platja de Llevant. This beach is synonymous with the lively and breezy fête that characterises Benidorm. The promenade is home to numerous watering holes and eateries, perfect for a mid-beach break.

Cala del Mal Pas

Unwind at the peaceful Cala del Mal Pas. Situated behind the Old Town beneath the might of Plaça del Castell, this tiny cove is a tranquil alternative to the expansive main beaches.

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