Daily Wanderlust: the beaches of Benidorm, Spain

Written by on August 6, 2012 in Daily Wanderlust, Escapes - 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 Chiang Mai, Thailand. In 2010 she quit her job in PR to go on a solo backpacking adventure and tackle her 30-Life-Crisis. After seven months abroad, journeying throughout Europe and Africa, she returned to America and relocated to Las Vegas. Following a year-long stint back in PR, she once again quit her job to follow her dreams; this time her journey took her to the elephants and Elephant Nature Park where she is involved with raising awareness about responsible elephant tourism. Recently, Diana was named a finalist in the Destinology Travel Bloggy Awards for travel writing. She has been a regular contributor to Viator and recently served as the Las Vegas contributor for OneTravel.com and CheapOair.com. Her work has appeared in print and online, including The Huffington Post, Matador Network, Travel + Escape, Vegas Seven, World Nomads 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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