Benidorm, is Spain’s largest resort with development going back to the 1950's and 60's. Today it has a high-rise skyline and the cranes are still putting the skyscrapers up by the score.
It is beautiful setting with two long sandy bays separated by a rocky promontory where the old town is. There is not a lot left of Old Benidorm which survives in the narrow streets round the castle, and you will find many small pubs in the Calle Sant Vicent and other narrow streets nearby. The historical centre is located around the Canfali vantage point, with aits white stone balcony and a vantage point. The neoclassical church dedicated to St James the Apostle is also located in this area.
With 1000 Restaurants and many 30 Discos, Benidorm offers a hectic nightlife. There are arond 35 000 hotel beds and a further 200 000 beds in apartments which mean that 4 million visitors each year visit Benedorm, and ensure a throng living it up every day.
The nightclubs, discos, pubs and cafes along the Levante beach,
and in the Rincon de Loix area are the most lively. The Square, behind hotel
Marina, is where you’ll find buzzing disco pubs aimed at a younger set.
Benidorm's commercial centre is located around the Plaza Triangular, the calle Martínez Alejos, Gambo, Dr. Perez Llorca and the wide Avenida del Mediterráneo. The Aiguera Park, designed by Ricardo Bofill, is Benidorm's largest park and divides the town in two.
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