Benidorm Off The Beaten Path

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    Cala Llisera (nude beach)

    by benidormone Updated Mar 9, 2015

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    At the end of the playa levante you find a little bay.The Cala Llisera it is a small beach were you can go nude sunbathing. To all of you, if you go to a nudebeach don't wear swimwear because there are still much more textile beaches than nudebeaches.

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    Playa L' Esparello (nude beach)

    by benidormone Updated Mar 9, 2015

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    Another nude beach near Benidorm is the Playa L'esparello. The beach is situated in La villajoyosa. You can get there by ferrocarril (local train). Your stop is Paradis and than its a five minute walk. Follow the signs to the Montiboli hotel and you'll see the beach. To all of you, if you go to a nudebeach don't wear swimwear because there are still much more textile beaches than nudebeaches.

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    Cala Tio ximo (nude beach)

    by benidormone Updated Mar 9, 2015

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    At the end of the levante beach the second little bay is the cala Tio ximo.Here you can go nude sunbathing. To all of you, if you go to a nudebeach don't wear swimwear because there are still much more textile beaches than nudebeaches.

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    Racon dell conil (nude beach)

    by benidormone Updated Mar 9, 2015

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    If you are on this beach you can't imagine that behind you is one of the biggest holiday resorts in the world. To get there take bus 12 or 41 to finestrat and walk over the mountains. It is a walk of half an hour but worthwile. You can also go by car if you come from direction Benidorm turn left at the casino of Vila Joiosa. NOTE : If you go to the nudebeach don't wear swimwear, there are still more textile beaches than nudebeaches. So if you don't like to go nude, don't go to a nudist beach

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    Cala Finestrat

    by solopes Updated Feb 20, 2014

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    A few kilometers west of central Benidorm, this beautiful beach offers the same quality of water, in a more calm ambiance. And, of course, the animation of Benidorm is only minutes away.

    In my first time in Benidorm, I choose a hotel in Altea, where we could really sleep. In my second time I stayed in the high part of Benidorm, distant from the sea, but not much from the noise. My third time (if it comes), will probably be here.

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    Els Tossals Beach (nudebeach)

    by benidormone Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is the best nudebeach I've ever been in Spain. Its about 80 km from Benidorm, with a car you're there in less than an hour. Its located between Santa Pola and Guardamar del Segura in a place called La Marina (part of Guardamar). When you arrive in in La Marina look for the signs of camping La Marina. Take the street to the right in front of the camping, there you'll see the signs for playa La Marina. At the end of the road you can park your car and 250 meters to the right starts the nudebeach. Its avery long beach, it took me twenty minutes to walk from the beginning to the end. Its a nice white sandy beach, with palmtrees and behind the beach are dunes and pinewoods. Even on a Sunday or a public holiday there is space enough for everyone. To all of you, if you go to a nudebeach don't wear swimwear because there are still much more textile beaches than nudebeaches.

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    Benidorm Beach Areas - Playa Poniente, The Old One

    by RoyJava Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    True is true ... Benidorm has one of the greatest beaches in the world. See how the beach is cleaned each day to please its visitors. So just enjoy the 2 large, goldy sand beaches with 3 names.

    PLAYA DE LEVANTE, which is located along the modern situated concatenation of skyscrapers direct to the beach. The end of it is named RINCON DE LOIX.

    The PLAYA DE PONIENTE, which resembles Playa Levante, but you'll find not that many tourists. Right in the center is the place of Playa Del Mas Pas. Here you may enjoy the panorama view at both beaches, walking through the old town centre to the beautiful circus of Playa Del Mas Pas, close to the old castle. Take a walk, too, through the Parco De Elche with a lot of palm-trees and plants ... (the Website-link is a Webcam if you please ...)

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    The Lady Of Suffrage

    by RoyJava Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The legend tells that in the year of 1740 a floating ship was towed ashore off the Benidorms beach, Playa Poniente. The crew had died in a mysterious way. So the ship was burnt down for fear of contamination by the plague.

    When cleaning the ashes and looking for nails a small, wooden figurehead got uncovered, all intact from the flames. It was named Our Lady of Carmen. People thought it was a miracle and named her later "Our Lady of Suffrage", and has been worshipped ever since.

    See the plaque with the Lady on the side wall of the San Jaime Church ...

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    La cala de Finestrat

    by benidormone Updated Jun 4, 2006

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    La cala de Finestrat, is the small neighbour of Benidorm, it used to be very spanish and not very touristic. It has undergone big chances, now the biggest hotel of Spain is being built there, with indoor ice skating, entertainment,shops etc. But it is nice to visit and relax on the beach. Bus5 from parc Elx every 10min and bus 12 from Rincon de Loix every 20 min.For more information visit my
    Finestrat page !!

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    alacant

    by quartinb Updated Feb 14, 2006

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    some 50 km from Benidorm the town of Alicante. to get away from all the fuss of benidorm and if you have car, drive towards a beautifull town, mostly at night. a lovely marina and a pedestrian promenade side by side with it. a shopping mall following and you reach the main beach of Alicante with a great view over the moorish castle and the historic site. lots of "esplanadas" on the promenade gives you time to rest after a stroll downtown, with lovely and clean buildings and a very calm city.

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    villa joyosa

    by quartinb Updated Feb 14, 2006

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    already finished a small page of this wonderfull town just a couple of miles from Benidorm. villajoyosa. if you care for a day at the beach, and if you are close just go there and have a really vacation day, just doing nothing.
    if not, well, the path side by side with the sea, is very handsom, with the collourfull houses all aligned. know that there are some historic features to go ( i didn't ) and, yes, a chocolat museum...yummmyummm

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    altea

    by quartinb Updated Feb 14, 2006

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    another location that you can visit while in benidorm.
    also some historic features, i spent only two hours there,
    didn't had the time, and also the beach. i sure did not visit altea more accurate, but next time, not to be missed.

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    Walk A Little

    by bobsreturn2004 Written Jan 29, 2006

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    Most people come to Benidorm to get drunk,get laid and top up their tan.As most people know there are two main beaches Playa De La Levante and Playa De Ponienete.However a little further on from Playa De Ponienete is another beach with more bars and shops.To get there walk through a nice new residential area.

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    El Campello

    by benidormone Written Jul 22, 2005

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    El Campello is a small beach resort near Alicante. When you take the ferrocarril (local train) you have to get off at El Campello to change for the new Alicante tram. If you get off why not visit El Campello?

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    Denia

    by benidormone Written Jul 22, 2005

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    Another place to visit while in Benidorm, is Denia. Its very easy to go to Denia. You can go there by ferrocarril (local train) Denia is at the end of the line. In Denia you can take the ferry to Ibiza or Mallorca. Denia has some nice shops, wonderful beaches and a beautiful historic castle.

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