The most frequent question about Benidorm is “Which are the best beaches in Benidorm?”. Well, the answer is simple: “all of them”. Each Beach in Benidorm is for different people and we will try to explain you each profile.

Levante Beach

Levante means “Where the sun goes up” and where you will find the sunrise. If you travel to Benidorm, we bet that you will be near to this beach, since it is the most tourist area.

Almost everybody in Europe recognize Playa Levante’s sandy beach surrounded by skycrapers. There are many services: sun loungers and parasols for rent, foot showers, walkways, children’s play areas, beach library… It has a famous promenade full of restaurants and bars.  Pubs as Penelope, KU or KM are located in its boulevard, so the nightlife there is amazing!

In addition, we find the first cable-ski circuit located in the sea, where you can practice skiing, wakeboarding and kitesurfing. 1,000 m² in which up to 12 skiers can practice at the same time.

Levante Beach, one of the best beaches in Benidorm

Poniente Beach

If we explained before “where the sun goes up”, Poniente means “where the sun goes down”. Exactly, you will find an amazing sunset. Poniente Beach is the longest beach in Benidorm! More than 3 km of a magnificent beach with fine sand, clean and crystalline water and amusing aquatic platforms. It has sun loungers and parasols for rent, walkways, volleyball nets and football goals.

The completely renovated and colourful promenade has a bikeway and many places to drink or eat something in front of the sea. Perfect place to enjoy the sun of Benidorm!

Poniente Beach in Benidorm

Mal Pas Cove


The most different beach in Benidorm. Mal Pas separates Levante and Poniente Beaches. Surrounded by cliffs and next to the port, this cove of only 120 meters of length has a lot of services and a great marine reserve.

Mal Pas Cove in Benidorm

Tio Ximo Cove

If you are looking for an relaxing day far from noise, this charming beach is less than 4,000 meters from the campsite. This quiet cove is perfect to practice snorkelling and is located  on Serra Gelada Natural Park. Even it is small, we can hire parasols and sun loungers and there is a life guard service. To complete your holiday, you can walk to the cross in the top of the hill and take some amazing photos from you visit to Spain. Imagine your profile photo with Benidorm’s Skyline at Sunset in your background. Gorgeus. It’s one of our destination favourites locations.

Tio Ximo Cove in Benidorm

La Almadrava Cove


Probably the most unknown cove of Benidorm. It is a the prototype of the mediterranean coast coves, perfect if you are looking to dive. Located in Sierra Helada, is formed by fine sand and rocks and it has an abundant marine life. You can practice naturism in this calm environment.

Lot of people visit our city to scuba diving and snorkeling. Here is a perfect place to enjoy a holiday day in our beautiful Alicante Coast.

Benidorm cove, La Almadraba

You can see the Benidorm Island from all of these Mediterranean Beaches. If you visit the island, there are also authorised places for bathing. It is easy to get there with boats departing every hour and you can book the tickets in the campsite.

Did you know that Levante, Poniente and Mal Pas Beaches have the possession of the Blue Flags and Q of Quality? These distinctions recognize their quality and excellence in maintenance and services.



How many beaches are there in Benidorm?

Benidorm has 5 beaches. Levante Beach, Poniente Beach, Mal Pas Beach, Cala Tio Ximo and Cala Almadrava.

What to do on the beach in Benidorm?

On the beach in Benidorm you can practice parasailing, water skiing, kayaking and other activities. In our article 35 things to do in Benidorm you can find more information. You can find the link in this article.

Is there a live camera on the Levante beach?

Yes, there are live webcams on the official website of the Valencian Community. We leave you a link in this article.

Can you go to the beach in Benidorm at night?

No. Due to cleaning tasks with machines that clean the sand and conditioning for the next day, it is prohibited to be on the beach at night.


Please, give us a minute more and read this quick travel tips to enjoy Benidorm Summer:

  • You can find seaweeds into waters. It means that those waters have the best quality and are spotless.
  • Do not use spray, use sun creams. The waters pollute less.
  • Swim close to shore. Caution with ocean currents.
  • Don’t feed wild animals and don’t catch them or try to fish.
  • Hydrate yourself. Drink water but not too cold.


We don’t have to tell you that you can enjoy Benidorm beaches the whole year because the mild weather of the city also in winter. If you need more info, please visit VisitBenidorm.es
Make your reservation and enjoy them!


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