5 Best Beaches in Benidorm

Updated 10 September 2019 | by Nakita Mason

Need to know the best beaches in Benidorm? You're in luck! We've picked 5 of the best and there's one for every taste! 

1: Playa de Poniente

Playa de Poniente

This is a firm favourite among travellers who want a slightly quieter place to sun themselves. With little cafes and bars, it has plenty of amenities without being too loud and boisterous.  It’s also renowned for being a great location to watch the sun set.

2: Levante Playa

Levante Playa

Lively and with plenty of bars and music, Levante is great for when you’re looking for a beach with some energy. It’s also wonderful for taking some long walks and is host to gorgeously soft sand and beautiful views.

3: Playa Mal Pas

Playa Mal Pas

Known as the smallest beach in Benidorm, this romantic little bit of shore is quiet and beautiful. With crystal waters and protection from the wind, you’ll be hard pushed to find a better spot for sun bathing!

4: La Cala Finestrat

La Cala Finestrat

Just outside of Benidorm, this excellent beach is well-known for being a great place to watch surfers and other water activities. Small and secluded, it’s great if you’re trying to avoid the main hustle and bustle of Benidorm.

5: Playa Cala Tio Ximo

Wilder than others on this list, this rocky beach is secluded and ruggedly beautiful. You won’t find bars and amenities, but you will get a taste of wild Benidorm!


Once you've ticked the beaches off the list, it's probably time to explore the nightlife - check our our guide to the best bars in Benidorm.