Saint John’s Bonfires Fiesta 2013: Feel the magic and the fun in a Medplaya Hotel!

The Saint John’s Bonfires are cheerfully celebrated in various points of Spain. It was born last century, when residents took old junk to the street to burn it and welcome the summer season. For many, it marks the true beginning of Continue reading

How to book the cheapest flights: Skyscanner

Most times our Guests are interested in booking direct with Medplaya, but they are used to booking their holidays at a travel agent, normally as a package holiday. Therefore, the fear they experience before booking direct is reserving the flights Continue reading

MedPlaya Hotels in Costa del Sol & Benidorm awarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Medplaya Hotel Chain establishments located in Torremolinos, Benalmádena Costa (Hotel Pez Espada**** and the recently refurbished Hotel Riviera****) and Benidorm (Hotel Rio Park**, Hotel Riudor*** and Hotel Regente***) have been awarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013, which Continue reading

Aqualandia water park in Benidorm to re-open on 18th May

Aqualandia, the largest water park in Europe and one of Benidorm’s most popular theme parks (there are 5 in total!), will be opening soon, on Saturday 18th May 2013 at 10am. The first 100 children to go on opening day Continue reading

Interview to Manager of Hotel Rio Park

Some of you might already know this man, and some others might even know him quite well. He is the Manager of Med Playa Hotel Rio Park**, a Hotel awarded in 2008 the Best 3T Hotel in the World, voted Continue reading

Benidorm’s Old Town dresses itself up with flowers

On the occasion of promoting the beautification of the old town of Benidorm (Alicante, Spain), Mayor Agustín Navarro and Councillor for urban scene, Gema Amor, yesterday distributed 500 flowers and plants among the residents of the old town, including the Continue reading

Visit picturesque Calpe, fishing town with the famous Peñón d’Ifach

Calpe is a coastal municipality of Alicante located about 20 kilometres from Benidorm, with a population reaching almost 30,000 inhabitants, and of which more than 60% are of foreign nationality, mainly German. So much so, that they held here in Continue reading

Polop, the village of the 221 jets of pure water

Polop de la Marina is a small mainland town of Alicante, located slightly over 10km away from Benidorm. It is a quiet village next to the town of La Nucía, and which 2,500 years ago was occupied by Iberian populations Continue reading

History of the Harbour and 50th Anniversary of Benidorm’s Yacht Club

Yesterday was San Telmo, Patron saint of sailors, and we wished to make a small tribute to the harbour and to the Yacht Club of Benidorm, which is now turning 50 years. The Benidorm Harbour is located between the small Continue reading