Benidorm possesses a relatively small territorial space, and its population density is explained by the record breaker presence of skyscrapers for Spain. In addition, as all the cities on the Costa Blanca, Benidorm has a rich history and there are many interesting sights throughout the city. Benidorm is the city that never sleeps, offering its residents and guests a lot of entertainment. It is here that the most famous and pompous establishment of the Costa Blanca is located – Benidorm Palace. In a modern building with a cosmic style exterior, you can not only see a grand show, but also participate in it and have a delicious dinner. The evening program is extremely interesting – flamenco, variety show, ballet, acrobatic performances. The guests enjoy delicious dishes meanwhile or spend time on the dance floor in between the performances.
In contrast with the modern architecture of Benidorm, close to the high picturesque cliff, there is the Old Town with low-rise buildings. Here you will find the Catholic Church of Saint James and Saint Anne, built in the middle of the XVIII century. There are also picturesque palm alleys of Elche Park nearby.
Benidorm offers the show of medieval improvised knights fighting at Count Alfaz’s Castle. The show is accompanied by an unusual dinner that includes medieval dishes. Nearby, you can walk through the delightful L’Aiguera Park that was designed in the 90s of the last century, in a neoclassical style, to separate the Old Town from new districts. The park is equipped with venues for concerts and exhibitions.
At a distance of about 5 km from Benidorm there is the Sierra Helada Natural Park. It consists of several routes leading to the top of the cliff and the old Albir lighthouse on it.
You can spend your time in Benidorm no less exciting in a large Terra Mitica Amusement Park. The park is decorated in the original “mythical” style and divided into 5 themed zones. In addition to the rides, there is also Aqualandia Water Park, Terra Natura Zoo and Mundomar marine animal park.
An unconditional architectural masterpiece of Benidorm is the Mediterranean Balcony, the observation deck which is located in the middle of two urban popular beaches – Levante and Poniente. Just a bit away from the second one, there is Mount Tossal de Cala, where the ruins of the ancient Iberian settlements have been preserved. In addition, it offers the views of the wild Island of Benidorm, which is associated with many local legends. They say that one giant fell in love, hit the top of the mountain that is located behind Benidorm and dropped it into the water to form this small island in the middle of the sea. Today it is a nature reserve where you can take interesting walks, watch the real peacocks and go snorkeling in small bays. You can get to the island only by boat, which departs from the Poniente beach.