Weather Averages for Benidorm in October
Averages for Benidorm in October
The weather continues to cool down in Benidorm, Spain in October, when the average temperature is 21°C, created by lows of 14°C and highs of 23°C. At this time of year, the resort enjoys around eight hours of sunshine each day, with an average sea temperature of 22°C. October is the wettest month of the year, with an average of 86mm falling over ten rainy days. With this in mind, it might be worth bringing an umbrella with you.
Street markets, Valencia.
Things to do
L’Aiguera Park is a great place to spend a day if the weather is fine. This large park is where you’ll find two large amphitheatres, one of which hosts the annual Benidorm Song Festival. As well as a number of wide open grassy spaces, shaded benches and water fountains, this park also features a play area for children to enjoy and a handful of chess tables for adults.
Golf enthusiasts won’t want to miss the chance to play a round at The Real de Faula Golf Club. Perfect for golfers of all abilities, this course comprises of two 18-hole golf courses with fantastic sea and mountain views. As well as the two stunning courses, this club features a great range of amenities, such as pro shop, driving range, practice green, buggy hire, trolley hire, club hire, restaurant and bar.
Golf course, Benidorm.
Hit the beach
Poniente beach is one of the most popular places to spend the day under the sun in Benidorm. Here you’ll find a great choice of facilities to take advantage of, including sun loungers, shades, toilets, showers, life guards and regular exercise classes. There is also a wide array of water sports available, including water skiing, banana boats, jet skiing, snorkelling and scuba diving. With five different children’s play areas, the little ones are also well catered for.
Families and couples looking for somewhere to enjoy a sunny afternoon should check out Levante beach. This area can get very busy during summer, making October one of the best times to visit. Close to a great choice of restaurants, cafes, shops and bars, this beach is packed with amenities, including sun beds, parasols, life guards, showers, toilets, wheelchair access and a children’s play area. The list of water sports is extensive and includes jet skiing, water skiing, scuba diving, paragliding, snorkelling, kayaking and banana boats.
Scuba Diving, Benidorm.
Where to eat & drink
Restaurante Chino Cafeteria Casa de Oro is a great place to go if you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine. Offering a top choice of all your favourite Chinese dishes, this eatery is known for serving generous portions for low-cost prices. If you can’t settle on just one dish, try the menu of the day which includes a starter, main meal, dessert and one drink.
With such an extensive menu on offer, there is something for everyone at Neil’s Brasserie. Here you’ll find a large selection of English and international dishes, such as grilled ostrich steaks, roast dinners and baked trout. There is also a number of desserts to choose from, each of which is homemade.
If you want to be the star of the night, visit Last Stop and try your hand at karaoke. This bar features a centrally-located stage with the latest sound system technology and a huge collection of songs, making it one of the biggest and best karaoke bars in the resort.
Company Bar is one of the most popular bars in the resort. Here you can relax on the large outdoor terrace whilst you watch your favourite British soaps or sit inside and chat to the two friendly hosts. You’ll find a great selection of drinks available behind the bar, including beers, spirits, wines, cocktails and soft drinks.
Where to stay
Families and couples who want to stay close to the beach during their holiday in Benidorm should take a look at Melia Benidorm. Just a short walk away from Levante beach, this hotel offers a range of facilities, including WiFi access, swimming pools, beauty treatments, excursion booking, games room, playground and kids’ club.
When it comes to quality boutique hotels, it doesn’t get much better than Babylon Hotel. Ideal for those who want a quiet holiday, this complex offers double and twin en-suite rooms, each of which comes with a balcony. Guests can take advantage of the onsite restaurant, bar and free WiFi access, as well as the wealth of restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs in the area.
Hotel Rosamar is one of the most popular complexes in the area, where you’ll find spacious double and twin rooms complete with air conditioning, heating, flat screen TVs and WiFi access. The list of amenities is extensive and includes buffet restaurant, café-bar, swimming pool, spa, library, playground and mini golf.
Marconfort Flamingo Benidorm is perfect for families and couples searching for all-inclusive accommodation in Benidorm. This complex offers 200 apartments which have sea-view terraces and cared-for gardens. There are many facilities for guests to enjoy, including internet access, children’s playground, bars, restaurants, nightclub and swimming pools.
If you’re searching for spacious accommodation close to Levante beach, consider staying at Hotel Gala Placidia. Just a short walk away from the beach, this complex offers comfortable rooms equipped with everything you’ll need to enjoy your holiday. The onsite amenities are numerous and include WiFi access, swimming pool, entertainment programme and café-bar.
Accommodation choices, Benidorm.
October events in Benidorm
Moors and the Christians Festival
1st October 2014 to 5th October 2014
The historic Moors and the Christians Festival is held in honour of the battles which took place between the Moors and the Christians throughout the whole of Spain. Each year the programme is as follows: Day 1 9pm: Concert and festival opening ceremony Day 2 11pm: Opening parade of the Moors and Christian legions from Calle Paseo Colon, along Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos, Gambo, ending at the Plaza de la Hispanidad Day 3 10pm: Invasion of the Moors re-enactment. The Christians will be at the Playa de Levante and the Moors will at the Plaza de Torrechó Day 4 10am: Music parade from Calle Paseo Colon, along Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos and Gambo to Plaza de la Hispanidad 6pm: Re-enactment with mock battle 7pm: Second re-enactment with mock battle Day 5 10am: Music parade from Calle Paseo Colon, along Paseo de la Carretera, Martínez Alejos and Gambo to Plaza de la Hispanidad 8pm: Moors and Christians Parade from Plaza Neptuno, along Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos, Gambo and Plaza Hispanidad ending at Avenida Bilbao Day 6 12:30pm: Flower offering parade from Plaza Hispanidad, along Gambo, Martínez Alejos, Alameda and Mayor to San Jaime Apostol 1pm: Religious mass 7.30pm: Festival carnival parade from Calle Tomas Ortuño, along Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos and Gambo, ending at Plaza Hispanidad
Fiesta del Roser
3rd October 2014 to 5th October 2014
Fiesta del Roser (the Rosebush Festival) is celebrated throughout Benidorm each October. Events kick off with a barbecue at la Plaza de la Ermita, followed by musical performances, temporary children's playgrounds, bell ringing, flower offerings, traditional singing and dancing, religious masses and public feasting.
Día Nacional de Espana
12th October 2014
Día Nacional de Espana (National Day of Spain) is a national holiday celebrated throughout the whole of Benidorm. Although there are no real events of activities held in honour of this day, almost all supermarkets, shops and banks will be closed throughout the resort.
31st October 2014
Although it isn't traditionally a Spanish holiday, Halloween is celebrated by almost all the hotels, British bars and nightclubs throughout Benidorm, with parties, special drink offers, live entertainment, kids' activities and fancy dress costumes. Some of the best annual Halloween parties take place at the Pelicanos Hotel, the Terra Mitica theme park and Tropical bar.