Benidorm as a weekend break destination

Prior to the 1960s, Benidorm was a small village. Today it stands out for its hotel industry, beaches and skyscrapers, built as a result of its tourist-orientated economy. According to the 2010 census, Benidorm has a permanent population of 71,198 inhabitants, ranking as the fifth most populous town in the Alicante province.

Before you visit, it is important to secure your Benidorm accommodation. Benidorm boasts a large selection of hotels and hostels. There is also a large number of bed and breakfasts as well as services apartments throughout Benidorm. Another consideration to take into account is the season in which you visit. Benidorm is a thriving and extremely popular tourist destination all year round. However, there are certain times throughout the year that are more sought out by tourists than others.

Benidorm’s two beaches, the playa de poniente and the playa de levante are about 5 km long in total. Along most of the Playa de Poniente Beach, a main Benidorm road with heavy traffic passes by.

So, if you are planning to visit Benidorm, and want to save money, work to a budget and get an economical and low-cost Benidorm holiday then no matter what your background, you should consider staying in a Benidorm city hostel. You will meet people from around the world, while also having a great time in Benidorm.

Traveling around the Costa Blanca, Altea and Benidorm is best made by car. More than 20 local car Rental companies are located in Benidorm.

Most recommended accommodation in Benidorm, primarily based on guest reviews:

Apartments Vina del Mar Benidorm
Address: Avenida Mediterraneo 47
Overall rating: 4 out of 5
Facilities: 3.8 out of 5
Rooms rating: 3.9 out of 5

The apartment complex is located only a short walk away from Levante Beach and within a 20 minute walk to the town centre. Facilities at the apartment complex include a lift, a kids pool and an outdoor swimming pool (seasonal).Out of 26 reviews of the hotel’s location, 23 said it’s in a convenient spot. 28 guests mentioned the staff in a review, 24 found them helpful and polite. Ten mentioned the cost of their booking in a review, eight thought it was a fair price. Out of eight reviews about room cleanliness, seven said they were spotless.

Hotel Roca Mar Benidorm
Address: C/ Cuatro Esquinas, 18
Overall rating: 4 out of 5

Located in the centre of Benidorm, the Hotel Roca Mar Benidorm is within an easy drive of Terra Mitica, Aqualandia and Mundomar. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available to all guests.Out of ten reviews of the hotel’s breakfast, nine said it was delicious. 15 guests mentioned the hotel’s location in a review, 14 said it was conveniently located. Out of 12 reviews of the staff, nine said they were kind and polite.

Apartments Avenida Benidorm
Address: Gambo 1
Overall rating: 4.1 out of 5
Cleanliness: 4 out of 5
Dining: 4.1 out of 5
Rooms rating: 3.9 out of 5

Set in a historic building, the Apartamentos Avenida Benidorm enjoys a convenient location in the centre of Benidorm. Apartments at the Apartamentos Avenida Benidorm are well-appointed and have all the essentials including a kitchenette, cable / satellite channels and a private bathroom.Out of 87 reviews of the hotel’s location, 73 said it’s in a convenient spot. 14 guests reviewed the balcony 11 mentioned it was large and in good condition.

More info about accommodation in Benidorm you can find at Spain-Rentals website.


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