Benidorm is a coastal city in the province of Alicante, Eastern Spain. In the 1960s, it was just a small fishing village known for catching tuna using the traditional Almadraba technique that dates back to their Islamic times. The fishing industry improved their economy and coastal traffic increased, making them a wealthy city in the Valencia region.
Today, Benidorm is popular for being the birthplace of packaged holidays, amazing skyscrapers, beautiful beaches, and a robust hotel industry. The weather is perfect for vacation seekers with their mild winters and warm summers. This city is ideal for family outings and for elderly people who come from Northern Europe who seek refuge from the winter months.
How would you like to experience living in this Mediterranean seaside city that is notorious for its holidays? First, you have to find a place to stay. Here are the city’s best hotels and vacation rentals:
There are many living spaces in Benidorm that you can rent and you will feel like it’s your home for the duration of your vacation. You can rent this brand new apartment in a building that is just 400 meters (1,300 feet) away from the beach if you only take the palm alley route. It is located in a very quiet place but it has close proximity to drug stores, shops, bars, and restaurants.
The apartment offers you the comforts of home with its huge living room, spacious bedrooms, wide kitchen, clean bathrooms and a large terrace that gives you an awesome view of the sea and city below.
You will also have access to the swimming pool once you rent the property. So come over and take a look the apartment. Who knows, you might want to extend your stay.
Price: from 68.64 USD (per stay) / 228.32 USD security deposit
Number of Guests: 6
Here is a vacation rental ideal for a group of 3 who intends to stay for at least 3 days in Benidorm. It is a new chic and spacious duplex penthouse which is just a 5-minute walk away from Poniente beach and 8 minutes away from a 9-hole golf course. It occupies the 27th and 28th floor of the apartment building, has two bedrooms with linens, a spacious living room, and a fully equipped kitchen.
It has the basic essentials like TV, free WiFi, and free toiletries. It has a terrace which offers a spectacular view of the beach while you take your breakfast, afternoon tea or a late evening glass of wine. There are just a few house rules that the hostess Roxana would love for you to follow. Pets are not allowed and so is smoking.
New modern duplex penthouse
Price: from 99 USD per night/ minimum 3 nights/ cleaning fee 52 USD
Number of Guests: 3
Schlicting’s home is located 60 kilometers (38 miles) away from the Alicante Airport and 80 meters (260 feet) away from the beach in Benidorm. It is your ideal getaway if you are a couple who wants a staycation or an affordable honeymoon. This vacation rental is a modern loft that has a simple, minimalist design.
It comes fully furnished with a complete mini kitchen, toilet and shower, sofa bed and a single bedroom. It can accommodate up to four people. It has amenities like free access to the indoor pool, the internet, TV, air conditioning, washer/dryer, wi-fi and free bathroom essentials.
The highlight of the room is the breathtaking scenery from its semi-circular window. You have a spectacular view of the ocean and the busy city below. It’s an amazing scene at night when all the lights are on. The cityscape turns into a fascinating kaleidoscope of colors.
One bedroom apartment with breathtaking views
Price: from 55 USD per night/ minimum of 3 days
Number of Guests: 4
If you love traveling with your pets, this is one of those apartments you’ll want to check into. Pierre & Vacances Benidorm Poniente is a pet-friendly apartment complex. Its location is just a kilometer (0.6 miles) away from the Poniente beach and 2 kilometers (1.3 miles) away from the center of Benidorm. It is strategically located near bars, shops, and restaurants which are all within walking distance. There are numerous gardens and a 9-hole golf course next to the apartment complex.
Every apartment in the complex has a balcony that gives you a fantastic view of the outdoors and a breath of fresh sea air. The unit also has air conditioning, flat screen TV, clean bedroom with fresh linens, a lounge with a sofa, and a complete mini kitchen with laminated cabinets. Its relaxing views of the outdoor pool, lush greenery, and the inviting beach is enough to make you extend your vacation.
Pierce & Vacances Benidorm Poniente
Address:Presidente Adolfo Suárez, 7, 03502 Benidorm, Spain (see map)
Price: from 106.10 USD
The Magic Aqua Rock Gardens is the perfect setting for an exciting vacation with your family and friends if you happen to visit Benidorm. The hotel has a unique aqua garden concept with ethnic African jungle themed interiors and rock gardens for its exteriors. Here is where you can enjoy giant water slides, a water bar at the pool, beautiful outdoor pools surrounded by a lot of greenery, numerous spa and beauty centers, gym and billiards.
To satiate your thirst and hunger, the hotel has a pub and several buffet restaurants. The resort offers you a fantastic view of the sea from their terrace. The beach is just a two-minute walk from the hotel’s location which is in the center of Playa del Carmen.
There are several rooms you can choose from the standard junior double, partial sea view, standard master, standard double, double individual and the individual. All the rooms have an African inspired motif complete with a mosquito net feature above the huge beds, air conditioning, full-service bathrooms, free wi-fi, refrigerators, and TVs. The standard master room has an additional feature of a private terrace where you can have a grand view of the Magic Aqua Gardens. The Partial Sea View rooms give you a partial view of the Levante beach and the aqua gardens.
Magic Aqua Rock Gardens
Address: Calle Bonn, 6, 03500 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain (see map)
Price: from 156.24 USD
This exclusive hotel is strategically located on the seafront of the Poniente Beach. The hotel is a quick 11-minute walk away from the Church of San Jaime and is located 7 kilometers (4 miles) away from the Terra Mitica amusement park. The stylish rooms have air conditioning, WiFi for a fee, TV, a fridge and sitting areas. Some of the rooms have a spectacular view of the sea and some rooms even have Jacuzzis right inside the bedroom.
You’ll never go hungry in this hotel because it features a Mediterranean restaurant and two snack bars with a sea view. There are several places to relax. They have a Chill Out & spa, a gym, and a children’s play area. The ultimate highlight of the hotel is an outdoor pool that is surrounded by a large solarium terrace that gives you a relaxing view of the Mediterranean Sea while you lay down on their loungers.
Hotel Villa del Mar
Address: Avenida de la Armada Espanola, n◦1. 03500, Benidorm (Alicante), Spain (see map)
Price: from 259.28 USD
This beautiful apartment in Benidorm is located close to the Benidorm cove and is just 200 meters (660 feet) away from the beach. Golf enthusiasts will be happy to know that this is just a 5-minute drive away from Golf Villaitana, an exclusive 18-hole golf course. The apartment is fully renovated with a contemporary design.
The interiors are painted in the soft pallette colors of white, gray and beige to give you a cozy vibe. The apartment has a spacious living room. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a large terrace where you can enjoy awesome views of the East and West beaches. It is ideal for a small group of travelers or a family of six.
Beautiful Apartment in Benidorm
Price: from 131 USD
Number of Guests: 6
This exclusive villa will give you the fabulous experience of how to take a vacation like the rich and famous. The villa was recently renovated to give you a more relaxing vibe. The interiors and furnishings are very classy in design executed in earth tone colors. This luxurious property is situated in one of Costa Blanca’s best residential areas.
It is just 4 kilometers (2.6 miles) away from Villajoyosa, the beach of Benidorm and 1.5 kilometers (1 mile) away from the nearest commercial center. The villa is ideal if you are traveling with a big family or a group of friends. The property has its own garden and a private pool with a barbecue area ideal for outdoor barbecue parties.
Villa Ibiza exclusive home
Price: from 316 USD average per night
Number of Guests: 6
The unit is a fully renovated apartment that sits on the 26th floor guaranteed to give you a comfortable place for two. It is a one bedroom apartment with a small kitchenette, a spacious marble tiled bathroom complete with a bathtub. It also has two sofa beds just in case you have overstaying guests for the night.
The apartment has a terrace which gives you a bonus view of the South Beach. Its location is near the Levante beach front of Hotel Don Pancho and it has direct access to the car park if you are coming from Avenue del Mediterraneo. And the beach? Its just a few steps away from the building.
Damas 26th floor, fabulous views, first line of Levante
Price: from 240 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This is one of most affordable of all compact apartments. You can select from any of the 12 guestrooms that you like. The compact space is a fully furnished guestroom with a complete kitchen with full-sized appliances, double sofa beds, and beds with down comforters.
All the rooms have private lanais which are fully furnished. The apartment is located in Cala de Finestrat and near La Cala beach, Las Rejas Golf Club, Elche Park and Mediterranean Balcony.
Apartamentos Jesus Benidorm Playa one-bedroom apartment
Price: from 79 USD per night
Number of Guests: 4
Traveling in style
When traveling in style, you have to choose your accommodations with care. Aside from the amenities, the location of where you are to stay is also important because it will give you easy access to the city’s top spots and most frequented tourist destinations. This list gives you different types of vacation rentals you can avail from and you will surely find one that suits your needs.
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