Benicasim is located in the north of the province of Castellón, bathed by the Costa de Azahar, it has 6km of white sandy beaches which together with its historical and cultural legacy, attracts tourists from all over the world, which is why it’s considered the tourist capital of the province of Castellón.
If you are looking for accommodation in Benicasim, the best option are the hotels which are located on the beachfront, on the promenade of the town. The most famous beaches in Benicasim are: Voramar beach, Heliópolis beach, Almadraba beach, Torre San Vicente beach and Els Terrers beach. All of them have been awarded the blue flag and numerous distinctions for their quality.
This town is an ideal place for anyone who loves sport. Many tourists spend their holidays in Benicasim doing water sports with the wonderful climate, the quality of the beaches and the flora and fauna that inhabit them. Some of the most popular sports are the scuba diving, snorkelling, paddle surfing or sailing.
Thanks to an enviable geographical location, in Benicasim you can enjoy both the beach and the mountains. The Natural Park of Las Palmas Desert is just a few minutes away and is to take a break and go hiking.. Another very popular route is the Vía Verde del Mar, which border the Costa de Azahar from Benicasim to Oropesa del Mar, highly recommended to go with children or with the family.
Regarding the points of interest the historic centre of Benicasim stands out due to its great historical and cultural wealth. Moreover, Castellón had eighteen watchtowers to protect its coasts from maritim attacks. One of these towers is located on the beach of Benicasim that has the same name, on the seafront promenade.
There are numerous leisure areas to relax or have a fun day out. The Aquarama water park is a place where water is the protagonist. Here children and adults enjoy throwing themselves down the slides. Another option if you go with children is the Park del Trenet del Ferrocarril de Farja. Here you can take rides on miniature trains, but with all the details of a full-size one.
As a means of transport, the most convenient way to get to and around Benicasim is by car, although there are also other ways to get there. By plain, the nearest airport is Castelló, 36km from Benicasim. At the same airport you can travel to the town by taxi or hire a car.
One of the most famous attractions in Benicasim are the events and concerts that take place in this town throughout the year. The famous summer festival such as the FIB attract thousands of tourists coming from all over the world, attracted by the most internationally renowned groups and bans that perfom in this town.
Benicasim also has several popular festivities. The San Antonio Abad and Santa Águeda are the patron saint festivities held every year in January. The paellas day, the Easter or the San Juan night are other of the festivites of tourst interest.
The climate of Benicasim is one of its strong points as in all the destinations on the Mediterranean coast. With an average annual temperature of 16.ºC summers are hot and with hardly any rain, which invites you to cool off the beach and swimming pools. For this reason we recommend you to look for hotels in Benicasim on the beachfront, such as the ones Servigroup has at your disposal.