Benidorm is located in the eastern region of Spain along the Mediterranean coast. Benidorm became a popular tourist destination in the 1950s, when visitors from inland Spain began to travel there during the summers. Currently, Benidorm sees roughly equal numbers of Spanish tourists and tourists from other countries. Visitors to Benidorm have many accommodation options.
Visitors wishing to stay within the center of Benidorm’s metropolitan area can easily find accommodations within the Old Town area. Old Town is close to all major historical sites in Benidorm, as well as several beaches. Hotels and rentals in Old Town, however, are usually small in size.
Another option for visitors is the Rincón de Loix area. This region is mostly populated by expats, and has many British style eateries and pubs. This area is large, and contains vacation rentals, hotels, and luxury all-inclusive resort accommodations.
The Poniente Beach area is a slightly more remote, quiet area of Benidorm. It is located near the beautiful Poniente Beach, and has many shops and restaurants. It is located a few miles from bustling Old Town, and is a great getaway for visitors looking for a peaceful and quiet place to stay.