With these holidays on the horizon, the ideas and plans for Easter are beginning to be more important. That’s because everyone wants to spend these days as best as possible. This year, Easter Week is celebrated later than usual. In fact, coastal destinations will be very attractive because of good weather is expected for those dates. If you want to find out what you’ll be able to do in Benidorm during the Easter vacation, have a look at this post!
The most traditional Benidorm Easter
Although Benidorm Easter is not one of the most famous in Spain. The charm of the city makes hundreds of people come to see processions that take place through the streets of the old part of town.
Processions at Easter
Benidorm Easter starts with the opening speech gathering up to seven brotherhood in St Jaime and St Ana parish church. These religious associations are scattered around the city among neighbourhoods such as “El Campo”, “Colonia Madrid”, “La Cala” y “El Casco Antiguo” and Calvari”. From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, different processions occur through the city of Benidorm. One of the most emotional celebrations is the well-known “embaixada”, a short poem that an angel recites when the Virgin and Jesus images meet at Easter Sunday procession.
Some leisure activities to do at Easter in Benidorm
Algar waterfalls. Only 15 kilometers away from Benidorm!
Having the chance to enjoy the sea and the mountain at the same time is one of the advantages that make the city of Benidorm to be a unique place. Only fifteen kilometres from there, the visitor can easily find “Las Fuentes del Algar”. An incredible visit along the Algar River where to watch spectacular waterfalls, fountains and natural springs of pure and crystal-clear water. Furthermore, after the trip you will be able to live a gastronomic experience with authentic local food. There are many restaurants in the area to get your strength back. What’s more, you could know other trips to do near Benidorm. Discover another excursions from Benidorm. It’s a good plan, isn’t it?
Castle nigths, street art!
Benidorm’s castle was a small old defence fort located on the large rock that separates the eastern and western beaches. From there, all the coast can be seen in order to watch when Algerian and Berber pirates carried out their incursions. Nowadays, this particular famous place is known as the “Plaza del Castell” or “El balcón del Mediterráneo”. A popular name that was acquired because of the beautiful views than can be observed from that point to the sea.
Moreover, at this place, a couple of cannons still remain recalling the military past of the city. In addition, all street artists seem to meet at this square. Among them, there are painters, craftsmen and musicians. Indeed, you’ll have the opportunity to take a caricature or an artesanal piece as a souvenir. That would be fantastic, wouldn’t it? We invite you to go for a walk through this emblematic corner of the city.
Amusement parks, an adrenaline dose!
On the one hand, if you are searching for a different kind of leisure, you’re lucky! Amusements parks are open during Easter in Benidorm. You only have to choose the option you like the most. “Terra Mítica” is a theme park situated a few kilometres away from the city. So, if you are looking for an adrenaline rush, this might be a place for you. Some exciting rides are awaiting for you there. Some examples are “Titánide”, a reversed roller coaster, or “Synkope”, a giant pendulum which will make you fly.
On the other hand, if you like nature and prefer a quiet place, you can’t miss Terra Natura and Mundomar parks. Terra Natura has more than two hundred different species from Africa, Asia and Europe whereas Mundomar provides space for several species of reptils, birds and mammals. And don’t miss the possibility of living special experiencies like swimming with sea lions or dolphins.
You already know everything you can do at Easter in Benidorm
If you come to Benidorm at Easter vacation, you will find the best place to rest in Hotel Don Pancho. A few meters from the sea and near Benidorm downtown. Here, we will glad to inform you about all you might need. Find out our hotel and make the most of Benidorm at Easter week.