A popular tourist destination on Spain’s Costa Blanca, Benidorm boasts around 300 days of sunshine each year. Add to this, blue flag sandy beaches, six amusement parks including water parks, animal parks and theme parks and you have at least 300 reasons to visit with the family, wouldn’t you say?! 😉
Our Five Day Whistlestop Family Holiday in Benidorm
Benidorm is an exciting destination, with loads of options to choose from for a family holiday. During our five-day action packed trip we checked out masses of family-friendly days out, places to visit, restaurants and the hotel where we stayed. I’ll be sharing lots about our trip with you here on Practically Perfect Mums and over on YouTube, so if you’re contemplating a family trip, please keep checking back for new updates. Firstly, have a look at the short Snapchat videos below which offer a flavour of taking a family holiday in Benidorm and then below those I’ve listed the things we did as a family, many of which I’ll be featuring in future videos and/or blog posts.
These videos were filmed on iPhone for Snapchat, hence the weird vertical video format!
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Benidorm Days Out and Activities:-
Aqualandia water park
Aqua Natura water park
Terra Mitica theme park
Boat trip to Benidorm island & yellow submarine boat
Night Safari at Terra Natura
Places to visit:-
Benidorm Old Town
Places to eat:-
paella lunch at Posada del Mar Restaurant on Benidorm Port
lunch at Mundomar Zoo Restaurant
lunch at Terra Mitica
lunch at Aqua Natura water park
Dinner at Hotel Magic Natura
Evening tapas at Tragantúa Restaurant in Benidorm old town
An evening ice cream from a street vendor
Where we stayed:-
Hotel Marconfort Benidorm Suites (all inclusive)
Dining at the hotel’s all-inclusive buffet and Indian Restaurants
Musical activity at the restaurant
Tour of our suite of rooms
Alicante Transport and international travel:-
Beniconnect travel agency buses
Travel from Bristol Airport to Alicante Airport.
Other Recommended Sources of Information
Also take a look at my written feature Top Ten Family Activities in Benidorm for a comprehensive guide to the activities we enjoyed during our last trip, plus some age suitability guidance.