Benidorm old town

If you’re looking for something typically Spanish during your holiday to Benidorm, you’ll want to visit the old town, it’s a complete contrast to the skyscrapers and busy bars of the new town. The whole area is bursting with character and charm, wander around the maze of narrow, cobbled streets and discover shops, cafés and pubs tucked away in little side streets. The blue-domed church and rows of white houses help Benidorm old town keep that authentic feel.

The old town is a foodie’s heaven as the streets are filled with quaint restaurants serving all kinds of tasty treats, including Spanish delicacies. One of the most popular streets in the old town is ‘Tapas Alley’, nicknamed because of the numerous Tapas bars that run down it. It’s located in the heart of the old town so be sure to stop by for a miniature paella and meat board.

There are also many shops in the old town, in fact, the shops around the beautiful pedestrianised plaza are amongst some of the most popular in Benidorm. From fashion boutiques and supermarkets to gift and souvenir shops selling local hand products, you’ll find almost everything sold here.