Weather Averages for Benidorm in August
Averages for Benidorm in August
August is the hottest time of the year in Benidorm, Spain when the average temperature is 27°C, created by highs of up to 30°C and lows of 20°C. With such intense heat throughout the month, make sure you drink plenty of water during your holiday to keep hydrated. At this time, the resort enjoys around 12 hours of sunshine each day, with an average sea temperature of 25°C – the warmest of the year. There are only around five rainy days for the whole month, so it’s unlikely you’ll experience any showers during your stay.
Dates for the diary
Although there are no official fiestas during August in Benidorm, the town council usually arranges a number of events for locals and visitors to enjoy, so keep an eye out for posters advertising dates and venues.
The Electrobeach festival is returning to Benidorm this year, on August 16th and 17th. This popular music festival will be held on the open-air stage at Terra Mitica and boasts a fantastic line-up of artists, including Cristian Varela, Nicole Mouldaber and Carl Cox.
Things to do
Aqua Natura is a great place for families and couples to spend the day and enjoy the warm weather. This water park offers a wealth of activities for everyone to enjoy, including swimming pools, water slides, sunbathing areas, kids’ zones and even a spa. Aqua Natura is also home to an aquarium where visitors can snap up the opportunity to swim with sea lions. If you find yourself getting peckish, you can pop into the Mediterranean Reef Restaurant or the Ice Corner ice cream parlours.
If you want to explore the surrounding area, take a trip to Valencia. You can choose to make your own way there or join one of the many guided tours available. The third largest city in Spain, Valencia is packed with things to see and do for the whole family. Here you’ll find a number of museums, parks, cafes, restaurants, shops, boutiques and art galleries, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget to visit the Cathedral of Valencia – it’s one of the most famous cathedrals in Europe.
Hit the beach
If you want an all-over tan, head to Cala Ti Ximo situated at the end of Levante beach. Although not an official nudist beach, this secluded bay is very popular with naturists, due to its remote location. The facilities are limited to sun loungers and shades here, but the beach does offer clear, gentle waters which are ideal for swimming and snorkelling.
For something a bit livelier, head to Poniente beach. Perfect for families and couples alike, this golden sand bay offers a wealth of amenities and services for everyone to enjoy, including sun loungers, shades, life guards, toilets, showers and water sports. With five different children’s areas, the little ones are also well catered for here.
Where to eat & drink
If you’re in the mood for Chinese during your holiday in Benidorm, visit China Garden. This popular Asian restaurant is renowned throughout the resort for serving quality food in large portions for very reasonable prices. There is a large a la carte menu to choose from, as well as a number of set banquets which are ideal for sharing.
Barbecue lovers won’t want to miss the chance to visit Steak House El Rincon, where you can choose from a top selection of grilled steaks, fillets, chops and ribs of almost every meat you can imagine. For those who aren’t in the mood for a meat feast, this restaurant also serves a choice of pasta, fish and vegetarian dishes, ensuring there is something to suit everyone.
The Carousel Bar is one of the best places to go in Benidorm for karaoke. This bar is popular with locals and residents alike who take to the stage to have a go at singing their favourite songs. The singing sessions go on until 5am, so there is bound to be time for you to get up on stage, even if the bar is full.
Sinatra’s Bar & Pub is a lively venue which offers a great selection of evening entertainment every night. With everything from singers, dancers, comedians, magicians and drag acts, there is something for everyone here. The bar stocks almost every drink you can imagine, including soft drinks, beers, wines, spirits and cocktails.
Where to stay
Sol Pelicanos Ocas is ideal for those in search of all-inclusive accommodation during their holiday in Benidorm. Only a stone’s throw away from Levante beach, this hotel offers five swimming pools, children’s play area, WiFi access, gift shop and private parking.
Couples who want to enjoy a romantic holiday should consider staying at Sol Costablanca. This adults-only hotel boasts a great number of facilities for guests to enjoy, such as buffet restaurant, WiFi access, 24-hour reception and swimming pool. Located within the centre of the resort, this complex is also close to several water and theme parks, shopping centres, clubs, bars and restaurants.
Just a short walk away from Levante beach, Bristol Park Hotel is perfect for families and couples who want to spend a lot of time at the beach during their holiday in Benidorm. This complex offers a selection of single and double rooms, all of which come with balcony, free WiFi access and satellite TV. Onsite amenities are numerous and include swimming pools, 24-hour reception, buffet restaurant and entertainment.
Gran Hotel Delfin is a four-star hotel located opposite Poniente beach. Here guests can choose from a number of spacious rooms, each of which can accommodate up to three people. The list of onsite facilities is numerous and includes buffet restaurant, bar-lounge, room service, swimming pool and free WiFi access.
Hotel Benikaktus is one of the most popular complexes in Benidorm, ideal for couples and families alike. Here guests can choose from a wide variety of accommodation options, ensuring there is something for everyone. There are also plenty of amenities to take advantage of, including swimming pool, bar-restaurant, evening entertainment and private parking.