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5 Best Viewpoints In Benidorm

If you’re looking for the best Benidorm viewpoints then look no further. We’ve broken down our 5 favourite viewpoints. Here’s all the info.

1. Benidorm Island

Benidorm Island is a very small island, sitting approximately 3.5 kilometres from the Spanish mainland. It is also a nature reserve of Spain and one of the best Benidorm viewpoints.

Super close to the holiday town, it’s just a five minute ferry ride from Levante Beach and there are boats going back and forth to the island every hour.

It takes around 10/15 minutes to reach the top at a slow pace. So Benidorm island is entirely suitable for families and the stunning views of Benidorm from the top are really worth the ride.

Things To Do In Benidorm Island Viewpoint Benidorm
A fun day out and epic Benidorm viewpoints

2. Balcon Del Mediterraneo (Castle Viewpoint)

The Old Town is home to probably one of the most popular Benidorm viewpoints.

After a short stroll along Levante Beach, you will reach the Old Town. If you keep left there is a small incline which leads up to the very beautiful Balcon Del Mediterraneo.

The traditional white, Spanish stone work set against the turquoise blue of the sea makes this a stunning viewpoint.

At sunset it does get a little busy here because of the stunning photo opportunities. However, the area itself is surrounded by small cafes where you can order a soda or a cocktail, relax and enjoy watching the sun go down.

Balcon Del Mediterraneo Castle Viewpoint Benidorm
The easiest to reach of the Benidorm viewpoints

3. La Creu de Benidorm (Benidorm Cross)

Sierra Helada Natural Park is a mountain and marine conservation area spanning across 13,750 acres in total. Benidorm’s famous cross is situated at the top of this park.

Sierra Helada Natural Park is best explored by boat or hiking trails, and is also one of the top adventurous things to do in Benidorm.

Although you don’t have to be too adventurous to get to one of our favourite Benidorm viewpoints.

The beginning of the trail from Benidorm to Albir is located at this huge religious cross. With the viewing platform standing at 217m above sea level, it gives a fantastic view of the whole of Benidorm!

You can even see as far as the bay and watch people out taking part in Benidorm water sports.

Sierra Helada Natural Park Benidorm to Albir
Our favourite of the Benidorm viewpoints

4. Sierra Cortina

The jeep tour we took was definitely something special and gave us the opportunity to visit another great viewpoint – Sierra Cortina.

We went a few kilometres in from the coastline and into the rocky roads and rich green countryside. This was yet another expedition where we saw a different side to Benidorm.

You can ride with or without a driver, along the wild tracks through the mountains and stunning valleys. Bringing you out at some of the best Benidorm viewpoints on the island.

We stopped at the amazing viewpoint which our guide told us was called Sierra Cortina and it overlooked everything!

There are many different Jeep Tours available, from half day to full day, where you can visit numerous spots with lunch included.

To book a Benidorm Jeep Tour we recommend Marco Polo Expeditions.

Things To Do In Benidorm Jeep Safari Tour
A little off roading to reach these Benidorm viewpoints

5. Tossal De La Cala Viewpoint

Tossal De La Cala is located at the end of Poniente Beach on a hill 100 metres above sea level.

It takes roughly a 40 minute walk to reach from the middle of Poniente and the walk is all uphill. So be prepared for a bit of a workout!

Once home to a Roman fort, nowadays, the exposed foundations of this Roman settlement are open for the public to view.

Reaching out from the foot of where you stand, you will be able to see all the way across to the far end of Poniente Beach and beyond.

We rose early one morning to visit Tossal De La Cala at sunrise, and as you can see by the photos it was definitely one of the best viewpoints in Benidorm.

Tossal De La Cala Viewpoint Benidorm
An epic spot for sunrise.

Where To Stay In Benidorm

Luxury

Hotel Boutique Villa Venecia

Situated next to Levante Beach in Benidorm Old Town, Villa Venecia Hotel Boutique has a terrace with a hot tub and spectacular sea views.

Rooms feature a flat-screen TV, hydromassage bath and free Wi-Fi. Each elegant room at Villa Venecia Benidorm offers panoramic views of the sea and town.

Rooms include designer furniture, a Nespresso coffee machine and a choice of pillows and mattresses.

The Villa Venecia’s Llum del Mar restaurant serves creative Mediterranean cuisine from local produce and fine wines from around the country.

The hotel also has a stylish bar with terrace.

Mid-Budget

Sol Costablanca

The adults-only Sol Costablanca Hotel is right on Levante Beach, in central Benidorm.

It offers an outdoor pool and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and a private balcony, some with Mediterranean views.

The modern rooms are carpeted and come with a private bathroom with a hairdryer. There is a minibar, work desk and free WiFi. A safe is available for an extra charge.

The hotel has a buffet-style restaurant featuring show cooking. Guests can enjoy a drink in the lounge bar, which has a TV and offers live evening entertainment.

There are also bars and discos within a 5-minute walk.

Budget

Apartment Mirador Benidorm

Situated in Benidorm, 550 yards from Levante Beach and 650 yards from Cala Tio Ximo, Apartment Mirador offers a garden and air conditioning.

The apartment has 2 bedrooms, a TV, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a bath.

This apartment is 4.3 miles from Mal Pas Beach and 6.2 miles from Terra Natura.

For more places to stay in Benidorm, you can check the latest prices on Booking.com.

Planning Your Trip

Book Your Flight

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Book Your Tours & Activities

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Book Your Rental Car

Use RentalCars.com to find the best deals on rental cars in the area.

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Buy Those Last Minute Bits

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They offer next day delivery and you can use my travel packing checklist to make sure you haven’t forgotten anything.


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