A Family Vacation in Benidorm

Benidorm conjures up different images for different people. To some Benidorm is their dream vacation destination; for others it is not. Whatever Benidorm is to you, the one thing you can be sure of is that Benidorm is an excellent spot for families who have a golfer or two among them!

Golf in Benidorm – There are more than fifteen 18-hole golf courses along the Costa Blanca – all within easy reach of Benidorm. Some of these courses regularly play host to Spanish National Championships, and are ranked high among the top golf courses in the world. You'll be spoiled for choice, and with Courses as challenging and spectacular as any in Spain, you will not want to leave this subtropical paradise in a hurry.

But what about the rest of the family? Well, there's plenty to keep them entertained too!

Amusement Parks – The Aqualandia Water Amusement Park, located in Benidorm town center, would be a good place to start. Here you will find water rides and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Then you have the Mundomar Marine Exotic Animal Park, located in Rincon de Loix. Here you can take some time out and get a different view of Park-life by entering the galleon where the dolphins and penguins can check you out for a change. Back in the Town Center you have Terra Mitica – aka Europe's wildest rides! It is an incongruous mix of ancient civilizations and modern gizmos. Well, seeing is believing!

For adventures of a different kind the Marco Polo Expeditions – Benidorm style – are well worth exploring. Once again the location is Benidorm town center, from where you can launch into some amazing trip experiences. There are moonlight safaris, diving, sailing, catamaran boating, biking, and a few more exciting action sequences that will not stop talking for months!

Market Day – Every Wednesday and Sunday is market day in Benidorm. It is your chance to walk away with a whole lot of Spanish goodies at bargain prices. Leather jackets, shoes, table cloths, jewelery, craftworks, and 'things-with-no-names' that you may not find anywhere else in Spain can be found on the market stalls. It's a real experience, and one that many consider unequaled in all of Spain.

How to get around Benidorm – To reach the golf courses along the Costa Blanca you will need to hire a car for the duration of your stay. Vehicles can be booked in advance for pick up from the airport by visiting Your-Carhire.com – specialists in Spain car rental services .

There is a good selection of cars to choose from. All have air conditioning and many offer sufficient space in the back for ferrying around your golf clubs. Remember to book child seats if needed when you make your reservation. You can then pick up your car from the airport on arrival and begin your vacation right foot forward.