Despite the fact that the climate on the Spanish coast is warmer than in the rest of Europe, when the summer is over, the beach takes a second place and it’s the perfect time to discover Benidorm and its charm without so much hustle and bustle. A very traditional festival in Benidorm is the Moros y Cristianos Festival, one of the most deeply rooted traditions in Spanish culture. In this festival the participants are divided into two sides, Moors and Christians, dressed as in the medieval period of each culture and make different “comparsas”, parades and processions. In autumn, Benidorm […]
In the 50 years of MedPlaya’s history we have lived many stories: friendships have been created for life, we have celebrated unforgettable parties, couples have met and are still together today… and we have also experienced the first summer holidays of many babies. From what we can see in the pictures you have sent us for our anniversary contest, everyone has had a great time! In the first photo we see Melissa’s daughter, just one year old, in the pool with her inflatable duck. She tells us that she loved it and that she wanted to go to the pool […]
The years have passed and Salou has changed a lot: what used to be a small coastal town with local tourism has become a holiday destination that receives guests from all over the world. But, although the time has passed, the sun and the beach are still the main protagonists in Salou. In these old photos we can appreciate the great change that the Catalan city has undergone for more than 50 years. Photographies: Quadern de Sons and Quina la Fem?
In our MedPlaya 50th anniversary contest we have received many memories that you have lived at our hotels in recent years. Although all memories are very special, we love receiving photographs from other decades. The photos in front of the hotel are a classic! Just look at Susan, on the left, in front of the Rio Park Hotel in 1980, on her first holiday in Benidorm, and Donna, on the right, in front of the San Eloy Hotel in 1986, who, in her own words, “fell in love with it at first sight”. The Riviera Hotel was already in Benidorm […]
After a long day at the beach, the sun goes down and it is time to go out to enjoy the good weather offered by Platja d’Aro and the Mediterranean. While during the day the town looks crowded, when night falls, it is like people have multiplied. There is an incredible atmosphere every night! And Platja d’Aro offers nightlife for all tastes. Which one will you go for? Are you one of those who dance till sunrise? Platja d’Aro has what you need: discos, clubs and music pubs of all kinds and for all types of audience to shake your […]