Benidorm - Jaime Davila

I’ll be honest before arriving to Benidorm I was not sure what to expect. I honestly had never even heard of it before being invited to attend Benidorm Gay Pride as part of the #MyGayPride campaign. They mentioned it was a beach destination in Spain and since I love the beach and Spain I was sold. Leading up to arriving I would mention Benidorm to other Europeans and they would look at me strange and mention how it’s only a beach destination with cheap drinks and nothing more.

I was starting to get worried because even though I love that I always like to see and do more while I am also enjoying the beach. Lucky for me Benidorm is actually a destination that has it all. Benidorm is in the perfect location on the mediterranean sea that enjoys sun and warm weather all year round and because of that you can enjoy any of the following year round as well.

I’ll start with the obvious Benidorm has beaches. Benidorm actually has 5 amazing beaches hugging it’s coastline. The beaches are prestigious having won many awards in quality, safety and cleanness. For a city this size I was shocked at how transparent and calm the waters were. We had a few cloudy days, but when the sun was out the water was just so clear I couldn’t believe it. So if you are looking for amazing clear water beaches this is a destination for you!

By Jamie Davila – Full Story at Breakaway Backpacker

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