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The Costa Blanca stretches from Alicante in Valencia to the coast of Murcia.
With well-developed and thoroughly modern tourist facilities, spectacular scenery, great local and international food, and numerous sports, cultural and entertainment opportunities, the Costa Blanca is one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Europe and its unofficial capital, Benidorm, is one of the finest symbols of the Spanish tourist industry.
Med Playa has five hotels in Benidorm: the Hotel Riudor, the Hotel Rio Park, the Hotel Regente, the Hotel Agir and the Hotel Flamingo Oasis. Five great hotels for a great destination.
Benidorm's clean, golden beaches, warm climate, American-style skyline, and wide avenues, add up to a fantastic destination whether you want an active holiday or a restful and relaxing one, and whether you are looking for nightlife or beachlife. For unmissable family fun there are great theme parks such as Terra Mitica and Aqualandia and there’s a great range of sports you can do, including golf, paragliding, hang-gliding, sailing, water-skiing, diving, fishing, go-karting, beach gymnastics, tennis, and horse riding.
At the turn of the twentieth century Benidorm was a fishing village with just over 2,000 people. Now there are 50,000 living there and 5,000,000 more visit annually. Holiday makers flock to Benidorm all year round from other parts of Spain and the whole of Europe. So popular is it amongst the British that almost as many go to Benidorm each year as to the whole of Italy!
Stars of the international music scene perform in Benidorm all year round and the famous Benidorm Song Festival at the beginning of the summer has been an event for emerging talent to conquer over the last thirty years.
Head off in any direction. Take a boat seawards to the island of Benidorm, where you can snorkel among a rich variety of protected marine species. Go along the coast visiting attractive nearby towns such as Altea with its enchanting fishermen’s quarter. Or head inland and visit tiny villages, the mountains overlooking the sea, and Algar, a natural waterpark and nature reserve with clear natural swimming pools filled from fresh springs flowing through dramatic rock formations and waterfalls.