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Dec
2017

Christmas in Benidorm, 10 reasons to live it

Coastal destinations are not traditionally renowned as being very festive. For this reason you cannot compare Xmas in a big city or a small village with the type of celebrations that take place in traditionally touristic area such as Benidorm.

Even though, in this publication our aim is to show you that this is not always true.

We invite you to discover for yourself the Xmas spirit that invades this little city of skyscrapers at this special time of the year. The sun and pleasant temperaturas will acompany us.

Christmas in Benidorm offers many different activities and events for all tastes and ages. However, the most important are those that the whole family can enjoy.

 

Christmas in Benidorm

Here at Servigroup Hotels we suggest 10 activities to make sure you enjoy the festive season in the best posible way because although the beach and the sea are near its still Christmas.

 

 1- The Christmas Square

Old Town Christmas Decorations

The is in the same spot every year, the Plaza SS.MM Los Reyes de España which during the month of December is transformed into the Christmas Square. The magical atmosphere will inspire you to spend some time here with your family enjoying the varios attractions, bouncy castles, covered ice skating rink and daily performances especially focused towards the younger members of the family.

Important: Make sure your children don t leave the Christmas Square without having a go at surfing down the snow slide.

 

2- Christmas Village

Christmas Village Benidorm

Continuing along the Calle Gambo you find the Christmas Village: mini fairground rides are set up along the main commercial street, with lots of things to do for the little ones, Father Christmas has his special log cabin there also, so don’t forget to take your letter along to give to him...!!

 

3- Theatrical performances and shows

Peter Pan in Benidorm

The theatrical performances are an outstanding option for the children to enjoy and off course the adults as well!

There will be lots of events and daily shows, representations od childrens popular characters and theatre as well as some good quality magic shows. Some of these shows will take place in the Bendiorm Town Hall assembly hall. The popular Christmas Story, the musical Peter Pan will be just one of the shows you’ll be able to see.

 

4- Benidorms Nativity Scene

Nativity scene at the Museum

Benidorms Nativity Scene organised be the La Barqueta Associacion will be on display in their headquarters situated on the Tomás Ortuño street. This is an authentic work of art which has been displayed in Benidorm for many years now, always with some new added touches.

 

5- Competition of Christmas window displays

Benidorm Christmas Widow Displays Hotel Calypso

This popular competition which this year has more participants than in previous years all opting for the chance to win a prize where the winners will be announced in an event in the Benidorm town hall on the 21st of December. 

The requesit is that all of the participates must maintain the decorations in place until the 7th of January. 

 

6- The San Silvestre race 

San silvestre Race Benidorm

This popular competition which this year has more participants than in previous years all opting for the chance to win a prize where the winners will be announced in an event in the Benidorm town hall on the 31st of December. 

The requesit is that all of the participates must maintain the decorations in place until the 7th of January. 

The most popular sporting event of the Benidorm festive season is without doubt the “Carrera de San Silvestre” which this year is celebrated on the 31st of December.

 

7- "Before Christmas" Party 

The popular Christmas Square is transformed into a big party, just some hours befor the traditional Christmas Eve Dinner.

The Christmas square and the narrow streets of the historic center of Benidorm are transformed into a great party before the great Christmas Eve dinner. It is a particular way to celebrate the start of Christmas, just a few hours before the big family dinner.

The party usually starts from midday, always ending usually late in the evening.

 

8- The Great Christmas Night

The great xmas night is organised year after year by the Benidorm Fiestas Commision. This great celebration to welcome Christmas will take place once again in the Plaza of the Constitución, where you can commence your Chrismas celebrations in a simple, happy ambience.

Where to find it? In the Plaza de la Constitución, at the end of the Alameda street going towards the old town of Benidorm, where you will find lots of people and activity going on.

 
9- The Big New Years Eve Party

Benidorm Big New Years Eve Party

This essential event is once again held on the Levante Beach, as a change from other years when New Year was celebrated in the Christmas Square or the Plaza de la Hispanidad. You can enjoy the 12 lucky grapes and continue with the party until late.

 

10- The Three Kings Parade

The Benidorm Three Kings Parade

The Three Kings Parade will be on the 5th of January at 18.00 hrs. If you are staying in Benidorm (you won't be the only ones because the 6th is a bank holiday!) your children can enjoy this traditional and emotive event.

In Servigroup Hotels you can enjoy Christmas in a pure state with the original decorations, our Christmas and New Year Gala meals. You can have your 12 lucky grapes in a familiar and tranquil atmosphere and without doubt enjoy the great celebrations with the free bar.

 

Don't miss out on our Christmas…!! 

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