Daily Wanderlust: the beaches of Benidorm, Spain

Written by on August 6, 2012 in Destinations - 2 Comments

If you’ve ever visited Benidorm, Spain, you will notice it isn’t like other parts of the country. Sure, the beach is beautiful and packed with people, but a large part of the tourist crowd in this neck of the Land of Valencia are of the British variety.

Fish and chip shops mingle with tapas bars; skyscrapers cut into the horizon. But, even with a far more tourist vibe than other beaches, Benidorm still captivates.

The view during the day of Benidorm, Spain

About the Author

Diana Edelman is a travel writer and expat currently residing in Spain. Previously, she lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she worked for Save Elephant Foundation and Elephant Nature Park, an organization dedicated to rescuing elephants and raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. A former career breaker and long term solo traveler,  today, Diana is a responsible elephant tourism expert and is the co-founder of #RTTC, the Responsible Travel & Tourism Collective, which includes a weekly chat on Twitter focusing on responsible tourism. She has spoken about responsible tourism at TBEX and has appeared as an elephant tourism expert in numerous documentaries. Recently, Diana was featured in an episode of House Hunters International. She is a regular contributor to Top 10 Vegas, and her writing has appeared in About.com, Thought Catalog, The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Luna Luna, Vegas Seven, World Nomads, Viator, CheapOair, OneTravel and more.

2 Comments on " Daily Wanderlust: the beaches of Benidorm, Spain "

  1. Megan August 7, 2012 at 8:48 am · Reply

    That beach looks way to crowded for me!

    • Diana August 8, 2012 at 2:56 am · Reply

      It was!!

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