On the Beach Limited

Benidorm Holidays

Costa Blanca New Destination Page images

The famous Spanish resort that's home to the best beaches, entertainment, nightlife and has an atmosphere like no other.

Destination highlights

  • Bursting with beaches

  • A holiday favourite for British tourists

  • Setting of the hit TV show

  • Great for both couples and families

Read more about things to do in Benidorm and travel advice for Benidorm.

What are the best beaches in Benidorm?

It’s all about beaches in Benidorm, whether you’re looking to escape from the hustle and bustle or embrace the heart of the action. Here are a few of our fave Benidorm beaches:

  • Playa de Levante – the most popular beach in Benidorm, stretching for over 2km and offering warm, shallow waters and an action-packed promenade.

  • Playa de Poniente – the longest beach in the resort (over 3km), ideal for beachfront strolls, crowd-pleasing activities and watersports.

  • Cala de Mal Pas – a small, Blue Flag-awarded beach located at the cliff’s edge with calm waters – perfect for keeping an eye on the little ones.

  • Cala Tio Ximo – a secluded, rocky cove with great views in Sierra Helada National Park – it’s a snorkeller’s paradise, ideal for those quieter beach days.

What are the top hotels in Benidorm?

Whether you’re escaping for some summer romance or you’re off on your annual family holiday, this Spanish resort has a hotel to suit everyone, even smaller budgets if you're looking for a cheap holiday to Benidorm. Here are some of (what we think are) the best hotels in Benidorm:

  • Sol Pelicanos Ocas - one of Benidorm’s most popular beachfront hotels - you might recognise it from the well-known ITV series.

  • Hotel Cuco - sweet and simple, this hotel offers a rooftop pool and is situated just a short walk from Benidorm’s iconic beachfront.

  • Melia Benidorm - perfect for a family break, the kids club will keep the little ones occupied while you lounge by one of the lagoon-style pools.

  • Sandos Benidorm Suites - a four-star city-based hotel located close to Levante Beach.

  • Rosamar Hotel - a vibrant complex with an on-site waterpark and plenty of activities.

Popular Benidorm hotels

Weather in Benidorm

























The weather in Benidorm is like that mate who always brings the fun - think blue skies, sun-drenched days and temperatures that'll have you reaching for your swimwear.

Now, when it comes to Benidorm weather in the summer, expect the mercury to shimmy its way up to the high 20s and low 30s Celsius. It's the sort of heat that'll have you rushing to the nearest beach, ice cream in hand and flip-flops a-flipping. And let's not forget the balmy nights perfect for al fresco tapas and a cold sangria.

But guess what? Benidorm's not just a summer fling! Even in winter, the temperatures dip to a mild 15 to 20 Celsius during the day - perfect for a spot of sunbathing or exploring the town without breaking a sweat.

Spring and autumn? It's like Goldilocks' perfect porridge - not too hot, not too cold, but just right. It's warm enough for beach fun but cool enough for a comfy sleep.

View destination on a map


How long does it take to fly to Benidorm?

The flight is just a short 2.5 hours from the UK.

What’s the time difference between the UK and Benidorm?

Benidorm is one hour ahead of the UK.

What currency do they use in Benidorm?

Benidorm is located in Spain so the local currency is the Euro.

What language do they speak in Benidorm?

The official language spoken in Benidorm is Spanish.