Benidorm, Costa Blanca

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Benidorm
Benidorm is a coastal city located in the region of Marina Baixa, in the province of Alicante, Valencian community, Spain, by the Western Mediterranean.
Before the 1960s, Benidorm was a small village. Today stands out for its hotel industry, beaches and skyscrapers, built as a result of its economy geared towards tourism.
The unique horizon formed by its numerous large hotels, and apartment buildings, which is unlike any other on the Costa Blanca (Costa Blanca).
Tourism
Benidorm is a leisure and tourist town located in the south of Spain at 41 kms (25 miles) from Alicante, on the Costa Blanca coast.
Benidorm is one of the most popular choice of millions of tourists every year in Spain and Europe. It is one of the largest and most vibrant resorts in the world. And it remains the most modern holiday destination as there are many things to do in Benidorm for tourists.
Benidorm is a fantastic holiday town and very popular on the European tour circuit.
For those who like intense nightlife, Benidorm is the right place.
Visitors can find a wide variety of nightlife and entertainment activities in Benidorm. There are hundreds of bars and nightclubs to choose from in Benidorm.
With about 4 kilometers of breathtaking beaches and with crystal clear water, the beautiful beach of Playa de Levante, which lies with excellent restaurants, cafes and bars.
Benidorm enjoys more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year.
Benidorm is the main tourist center of the Costa Blanca, with capacity to handle properly with more than 500,000 tourists during the peak period of the summer season.
Gastronomy
In traditional cuisine, it is advisable to remember the ancient stews of Benidorm that can be found in some restaurants. They are agricultural products combined with the marine products of the coast. The most beloved ones in the city are the malandrinho rice of mullet and pumpkin, the rice with beans and turnips and the rice with anchovies and spinach.
The richness and variety of gastronomy of Benidorm was achieved thanks to the correct assimilation of the good influences that the ancestors and other civilizations were depositing in the local recipe.
Thus, international cuisine, culinary traditions inherited from Arabs, the legacy of merchant seamen, not to mention the typical fishermen's cuisine and the elaborate inland, result in an extraordinary list of specialties.
The "malandrinho rice" of mullet and pumpkin, the poor-style fish casserole, the anchovy rice with spinach and the pobret are some of their typical dishes, and in the pastry they are the stuffed cake, the sweet potato pastries or the San Blas cake.
Weather
Benidorm enjoys a special microclimate all year round, due to the position of the mountains that surround it.
Throughout the year, the temperature usually ranges between 6 ° C and 30 ° C but rarely below 3 ° C or above 32 ° C.
The hot season occurs between mid-June and mid-September, with a daily high average temperature above 27 ° C.
The coldest season lasts from mid November to March, with an average daily high temperature below 18 ° C.
Throughout the year, the most common forms of precipitation are rain, moderate rain and thunderstorms, which usually occur in the cold season.
Weak rainfall is the most severe precipitation observed during 40% of days.
Moderate rainfall is the most severe precipitation observed during 30% of days with precipitation.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 24% of those days with precipitation.
The sea water is also warm enough to bathe all year round.
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