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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Castle
“Built at the end of the ninth century, this castle completely dominates the city of Alicante. From there it is possible to see the entire city in 360 degrees, as well as the Alicante coast and the mountains to the west. Admission is free and you can park (although places are limited).”
  • 268 locals recommend
Plaza
“La Zenia Boulevard is huge center, filled with Bars, restaurants, over 150 shops, live entertainment and a kids area- something for all the family and with more bars, shops and restaurants located outside of the center ”
  • 209 locals recommend
History Museum
“If you want to take a break from the beach and sun and extend your knowledge about Alicante and the surrounding areas, this is the best place to do so! You can learn about the city's history and discover rather interesting things. It will not let you down, even if you're not much into museums!”
  • 110 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Terra Mítica is a theme park located in Benidorm, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands. The park opened in 2000. From 2004–2006, the park went through a bankruptcy process. Wikipedia Address: Partida del Moralet, s/n, 03502 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain Opened: 27 July 2000 Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8PM Roller coasters: SLC, RCCA Wooden & ZacSpin Coaster Water rides: Giant Splash, Log Flume, Rapids”
  • 142 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Beautiful beaches, typical local food (make sure you reserve beforehand). You can get there by the ferris that leave from the port of alicante . ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“There's nothing this market cannot offer. You can buy fresh fruits, veggies, meat, fish... Or you can just walk around, try some local products and watch the locals doing their daily shopping. It's a unique and important place in the heart of Alicante! ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Located near Benidorm with special adventures for young children. There are water slides and jumps, sea lions and much more, a must for a family fun holday”
  • 94 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Large indoor shopping centre with all the big names. Sometimes closes on Sunday out of season due to Valencian trading laws.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Terra Natura are two zoo theme parks and aqua parks located near Benidorm and Murcia, in the Costa Blanca, Spain. Terra Natura Animal Parks lets visitors make contact with animals with barriers invisible to the human eye. Foia del Verdader, 1, 03502 Benidorm, Alicante, Spain Located in: Aqua Natura HV94+M5 Benidorm, Spain terranatura.com +34 966 07 27 70 Opens at 10:30 ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing!! The park is not too big, so you don't need an entire day to see everything.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Department Store
“You can buy some souvenirs as well, books, newspaper, clothes, jewellery, etc..”
  • 51 locals recommend
Toy / Game Store
“Benidorm/Finestrat shopping mal. Same stores as Plaza Mar2. Also Carrefour, Mercadona, Decathlon (sports) etc in walking distance. Tram station La Marina.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Castle
“Guadalest is an old town on a hillside next to a resevoir, certainly worth a visit, with his history and stunning views. You can drive yourself or go on the bus from Benidorm.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Beach
“El Postiguet beach is located in the heart of the city at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle. It is a beautiful beach, awarded the Blue Flag, certifying the quality of the EU. It has a tongue of sand over 900m in length and is noted for its fine white sand bordered by a fantastic full promenade of palms trees (the Esplanade) . El Postiguet beach is one of the best beaches near Alicante.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Theatre
“Check their website for up to date shows available... A fantastic eve out... Food before or after at one of many fabulous little restaurants tucked away in the side streets of Alicante. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“Shopping Street - you will find most brands here. You should also google the Elche area as they have many shoe factory outlets that are superb!”
  • 33 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Very cozy place to take some tapas, and wines! also for coktails after take a bite. It's not cheap, but the place and the quality of the products are worth it”
  • 70 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ The Benidorm Palace Concert Hall is considered to be one of the best in Spain. Every week, and more often during the holiday season, colorful dance shows, including flamenco, take place on the stage of the concert hall, as well as troupes who come here from all over the world, give pop stars, famous orchestras take part. During the concerts, guests are offered dinner with dishes from the chef of the restaurant”
  • 31 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Lovely food with unbeatable views front and back. A great spot for drinks too. Child friendly, with a small play area and parking. We always go here for our last meal or drink before leaving.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in Alicante, best food barra with shrimps, jamón, ensaladilla... fresh fish Perfect for a special dinner and closing dinner in Alicante!”
  • 56 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have always the best local fresh produce, try their almonds, and their small montaditos, sandwiches, and other tapas, the service is excellent.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Walking distance Very nice beach club in front of the stones beach. Opening from 9am with breakfast, lunch and dinner, nice kitchen all day. Night club from 22pm on”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Typical spanish restaurant- very nice food in from of the beach. Favorite place of locals. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“One of the best restaurants in Torrevieja, it is classy, has beautiful view, terrace, good people are working there, meal is delicious. It is real restaurant, everything is prices accordingly.”
  • 18 locals recommend

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