Sol Costablanca

The adults-only Sol Costablanca has a best-of-both-worlds setting close to the beach and the bustling centre of Benidorm. It’s in a prime spot for sweeping sea views, too. You can make the most of them from the pool and the sun terrace.

There’s a buffet restaurant that’s incredibly popular at breakfast, lunch and dinner. For something lighter, snacks and cocktails are served at the poolside bar.

After dark, the fun continues and there’s live music by the pool. Plus, because the hotel’s set on a lively promenade, bars and restaurants are within a short stroll when you don’t want the party to end.

Overview of Benidorm

Benidorm is the most popular option for holidays to Costa Blanca. It’s a resort that does everything in big measures, so expect to encounter sky-high hotels, almost endless beaches and nightlife that’s larger than life.

Benidorm has two distinct sides. The old town is popular with culture vultures thanks to its traditional Spanish feeling, while the new town is an incredibly modern party hotspot. At the Sol Costablanca, you’re perfectly placed between the two.

Things to do in Benidorm

The Sol Costablanca is just across the road from Levante Beach. Plus, you’re halfway between Benidorm’s traditional old town and its lively new town – you can reach both in less than 10 minutes.

Levante Beach is a huge stretch of sand. The water’s warm because the sea is so shallow. If you stroll along the front you’ll come across lots of water sports, too, and there’s even a unique cable-skiing station.

The centre of Benidorm is a place of contrasts. The old town is traditionally Spanish, so head here for winding streets and beautiful tapas, while the new town is more modern and cosmopolitan. It’s incredibly lively in the evening and packed with traditional British pubs! Whether you want to chill on the beach or enjoy a lively night out, Benidorm is definitely the place to be.

Resort Summary

The six kilometres of sand formed by Benidorm’s two main bays are a big part of its appeal. Closest to the town centre, and near to many All Inclusive Costa Blanca hotels and restaurants, is Levante beach, also known as Sunrise Beach.

If you just want a paddle then you’ll find the shores pleasingly shallow, while further out in the water is a playground for all ages. There are swinging bridges, diving boards and rafts, with any number of watersports beyond, from banana boats to jet skiing. There is even a cable-skiing station in the sea at this end of town – it’s a bit like water-skiing, but without the boat.

The other bay is Poniente Beach. It’s a big beach, with a long, pedestrianised promenade and a playground for children. You’ll find it slightly calmer than Levante, but there are still plenty of restaurants looking out to sea here. It’s worth taking the trip up to the viewing point in between the two bays, dubbed the ‘Balcon del Mediterraneo’ the balcony of the Mediterranean, for the astounding views.

There’s also the opportunity to wander through the old town, where you’ll find amazing views over the bays and an impressive range of shops and markets to explore. If you fancy going further afield, head out into Costa Blanca to explore the Mediterranean Sea, mountains and natural parks of this beautiful area.