Located on the Eastern coast of Spain and boasting mile after mile of fine white sand the area of Costa Blanca, literally translating to White Coast offers great weather, fantastic amenities and a welcoming atmosphere that brings visitors back year after year. The weather in Costa Blanca is a huge draw of course, boasting average temperatures in the low thirties and just 3 days of rain during the summer months.
Every visitor is catered for in Costa Blanca too, with those looking for a quiet and relaxing holiday finding their place on the trendy cobbled streets of Alicante, whilst those looking for every hour of the day to be filled with activity can feel instantly at home in the bustling resort of Benidorm.
The activities available in Costa Blanca are varied but the theme parks will surely act as a bonus for those with children to keep entertained. The largest theme park is Terra Mitica which is located on the outskirts of Benidorm, which promises to take you on a ride through the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, Greece and the Islands, through a mixture of thrilling rides and entertaining shows, guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained.
The programme here is very interactive, with the chance to swim with some of the animals and some of the rides taking you within touching distance of the magnificent animals. For a more educational day out which loses none of the fun the Terra Natura is a fantastic family day out. This zoo lets the family interact with the animals and provides a number of educational and exciting shows.
There are two safari parks within an hour of Benidorm where the whole family can watch the magnificent lions basking in the sun, the gorgeous tigers slinking around just out of reach and the breathtaking elephants swishing their tails back and forth in their enclosure. These family days out are a sure crowd pleaser and a great opportunity to take some family photos.
The resort of Benidorm is one of the most popular tourist resorts in all of Spain. Catering for family holidays, 24 hour party people and even those couples just looking for a romantic break, Benidorm does it all. Levante or the New Town is the perfect place for those looking for an activity filled holiday. Families visiting Benidorm will find much to keep them entertained, including hotels which cater to them especially, providing kids clubs, water parks and great entertainment programmes, whilst being set in the quieter area of Benidorm away from the bustling night life district. The beautiful clear beaches are a fantastic way to spend your day, the sand being conducive to sand castle building and the water being both clear and shallow means parents can happily let their children play.
For those looking for something a little more lively, there are a number of water sports available on the beach, perfect for those adrenaline junkies looking to do something out of the ordinary. The evenings are packed full of activity too with a number of late night bars, clubs and discos which are sure to keep you up very late into the night.
If that all sounds too much like hard work then the Poniente region of Benidorm, also known as the Old Town, which has its own beach could be for you. Offering a more traditional atmosphere this part of town is perfect for those looking for lazy days in the sun, relaxing evenings in welcoming tapas bars and a quiet drink in the evening.