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Benidorm / Albir Camping

Benidorm / Albir Camping



Benidorm is a Spanish municipality and town in Alicante (Valencian Community) on the Mediterranean coast. This town has been a tourist destination in Spain since 1925. Afterwards, its port was expanded, and the very first hotels were built in the town. However, it was about the 1950s when Benidorm became renowned as a summer destination for tourists from inland Spain, especially Madrid. 


Nowadays, it is known for its hotel industry, beaches, and skyscrapers and receives as many tourists from abroad as from Spain. According to the 2014 census, Benidorm has a permanent population of 69,010 inhabitants, making it the fifth-most populous town in the Alicante province and the ninth in Valencian Community.



Albir is a town that is situated in the southeast of Spain on the Costa Blanca. This town is located within the Valencia community just close to Alcoy, Benidorm, Denia Guadalest, Oliva, Vilajoyosa, and l'Alfàs del Pí.


The modern town of Albir is spacious and very clean. It is loaded with lots of lovely and wide tree-lined streets to enjoy walks along in the evening or to sit out on a pavement café watching the world go by. Albir is a famous relaxing holiday destination for those who want to make their holidays memorable. Moreover, it is a perfect site to visit in Spain for families. Albir has something to offer to every age group with eagerness to explore this town.


The town is easily accessible from the A7 motorway and also by train. The local airport is Alicante airport, which is just less than one hours drive from Albir.



Albir belongs to Cid-Cid (lord Cid). King James, I was the one to conquer the town, and later on, it became a part of the Kingdom of Valencia. In 1244, Albir was integrated into the Valencia province.


It was situated near the border with the kingdom of Al Andalus. Later, in the 18th century, Albir became a part of the new Alicante province.


Albir has a fantastic and mild climate all year round. There are no temperature extremes to disturb your plans of having fun in your holidays in such an enchanting region. Its temperature reaches a maximum of 40 degrees Celcius in the summer season. Besides, its winters are temperate and warm. 


Besides its natural views, the cuisine of Albir can also make you fall in love with this enchanting tourist destination in Spain. You can enjoy eating the appealing flavors of the sea along with various noodles dishes, countless traditional meal options of Albir, and magnificent rice. Additionally, various international-level restaurants can serve you as per your lifestyle, personal preferences, and dietary needs. 


Top things you must do during Albir Camping


Albir beach

The white rounded stone beach soothes visitors' eyes with the ever-changing turquoise blue waters, which are usually warm and crystal clear in the summer months.


This charming bay forms part of the Mediterranean sea and hosts underwater, protected Poseidon grass, giving an excellent environment for the varied marine life. In addition, there are lovely "calas" (bays) where you can go scuba diving and be entirely on your own.


Award-winning beach

Albir is delightful beaches have consistently won the EU Blue flag awards every year since the scheme started 30 years ago, an unbroken record shared by only six other beaches in the whole of Spain.


 Palm tree-lined marble promenade

The beach has a beautiful, white marbled promenade, lined with palm trees and well lit at night. There is a renowned anchor monument, around which many open-air concerts occur, along with the summer craft markets and beachfront outside the extensive sized cinema screenings.


The Albir beach also has various separate children's play areas, seasonal lifeguards, well-maintained public toilets, disabled access, and an open-air beach library where you can borrow books, newspapers, etc., or log on to the internet for free.

Sierra Gelada

Although Benidorm is a frequently visited tourist destination famous for its year-round high temperatures, the Serra Gelada enjoys a cold microclimate that possibly gave it its name (gelada=frozen). Its name has also been attributed to the optical effect created by the moon on nights as it reflects off the cliffs — perhaps a somewhat more poetic explanation than the first one! 


However, the things that never fail to impress the audience in this natural park are:


  • Famous hanging dune fossils.
  • Its imposing rock formations.
  • Soaring vertical cliffs emerge from the sea.


The fossilized sand in this dune has been hanging off the cliff for several thousands of years. Further attractions include the karst caves where monk seals once took shelter, and fishers and pirates collected water that filtered through the roof, and the cave of the Whale, which the sea has eroded, damp, salt, and sand over the years to form an open mouth with spectacular views of the Mediterranean. 


Font de la Favara

Font de la Favara is a lovely and green park in Alicante province, Spain. The park is loaded with lush greenery and tall trees with wide ample. The fundamental tourist attraction of Font De La Favara is its waterfall. The small waterfall makes for a spectacular sight to behold. Besides, it can also be accessed for a cool dip on a hot summer day. The pool of water is formed due to the waterfall is crystal clear and shallow enough to enjoy a leisure swim.


Other features of the park include picnic benches under tree canopies, tot-lot, food joints, and toilets. There are also paved tracks that are just right for a good walk around the park. The greenery of the park will make you feel much closer to nature. So if you wish to escape the bustle of a city, head towards this serene park to enjoy some peaceful time.


L’Alfas del Pi International Film Festival

Albir belongs to the municipality of L'Alfas del Pi, which hosts an International Film Festival here each summer. The promenade has several red and gold stars set in the white marble flooring, with the names of many Spanish and international film stars.


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