Benidorm in August is a place bustling with leisure options. The ‘skyscraper city’ has become a favourite among tourists due to the large number of activities available and the different places you can visit. It is ready to satisfy the demands of all publics. For this reason, it is one of the Spanish cities with the most hotel rooms, after Madrid and Barcelona. Amazing, right?
It is the tourist capital of the Valencian Community, especially during summer as the weather in Benidorm in August is exceptionnal. One question that is frequently asked by guests visiting us at Hotel Don Pancho is, “What can I do in Benidorm during the month of August?” Would you like to find out? Keep reading!
Benidorm in August: here are our 5 favourite things to do!
If you will be visiting us in August, these are some of the activities you need to try!
1. Sunbathe and swim at its famous beaches
Benidorm is home to extensive beaches you can enjoy in great company, as well as various coves you can explore.
Levante Beach and Poniente Beach are two of the city’s most famous, spectacular beaches on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Their clear waters in particular attract bathers. Make sure you enjoy a sunset too as they are perfectly located in this regard.
Levante Beach is a great option for younger visitors looking to enjoy water activities or even a night out in one of the nightclubs located on the beach promenade. It also offer areas quieter, recommended for couples as well as in the Poniente Beach.
Like its beaches, Benidorm’s coves are also worth a visit in August as they are the perfect place to surprise your other half. Finestrat Cove, near Villajoyosa, will allow you to escape the hubbub of Benidorm. Both Almadrava Cove and Tío Ximo Cove are great for couples seeking a private place to relax.
2. Admire the scenery from the city’s main viewpoints.
You’ll feel privileged to appreciate the beauty of Benidorm from above! On the one hand, there is the Mediterranean Balcony, which divides Benidorm’s two main beaches. There, you can enjoy stunning sunsets and take photos together as a couple. This spot is considered Benidorm’s crown jewel by many tourists. It is located at an old castle that once served as the city fortress; today, only some parts of its walls remain.
On the other hand, there is La Cruz Viewpoint, which is Benidorm’s bird’s eye viewpoint, situated 217 metres above sea level. Here, you can observe the details of the city’s skyscrapers and see where the sea meets the sky.
3. Discover magical places hidden in surrounding towns
Visiting the area around Benidorm in August is also a great idea. There are many interesting aspects you can discover. One of the most beautiful nearby towns is Guadalest, which is a cultural and natural gem just 23 kilometres away from Benidorm. It is a small, charming town perched on a hill, meaning you can enjoy wonderful views in a natural setting.
You can’t leave Benidorm without going on a trip to Altea. You’ll get lost, find your bearings and then get lost again in its old quarter’s stunning streets surrounding the main square, which is where its church is located. You can take a break in any of its excellent, respected restaurants offering sea views.
4. Try water sports in Benidorm.
You can enjoy physical exercise and cool off at the same time in Benidorm, even in August!
Challenge yourself to water skiing or cable skiing, which is this region’s star sport in summer. It is a thrilling water sport you can easily enjoy at Levante Beach.
Would you like to try something different? Benidorm in August offers the perfect activity for petrol heads. You will find a wide variety of companies that give you the chance to hire jet skis and enjoy truly memorable water experiences as a couple. Are you in?
5. Enjoy nature and the best scenery on the Costa Blanca.
It’s true that Benidorm in August is often synonymous with the beach. However, you will find great scenery and natural resources nearby too.
The ascent to Serra Helada is a must-do. This spot has been declared a natural park in the Valencian Community and is the perfect place for fans of hiking. You can enjoy well-signposted trails that border the coast as well as natural areas next to cliffs up to 300 metres tall. Explore the beauty of Benidorm’s coast!
Then make sure you visit the Fuentes del Algar (Algar Waterfall), which is a natural setting of incalculable ecological value located around 35 minutes from Benidorm. A visit here involves a walk through the Algar River, which forms cold water basins and waterfalls among abundant vegetation.
What will you be doing in Benidorm in August?
It’s time to decide what you’ll be doing first. Don’t worry: if you’re organised, we’re sure you’ll be able to enjoy all the activities that interest you. Tell us which ones you’ll definitely be doing and start to enjoy everything Benidorm has to offer!