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Benidorm to host competition to choose Spain’s 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry

BENIDORM is set to be at the heart of Spain trying to pick a successful Eurovision Song Contest entry next year. Full details will be...

Spain’s Benidorm features as one of seven Alicante locations in the Top 100 Greenest Places of Europe

BENIDORM and six other Alicante towns feature in a study that reveals the greenest places in Europe. Elda, Alicante, Elche, Torrevieja, Benidorm, Alcoy and San...

Top theme parks in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca get healthy approval

TWO of Benidorm's biggest attractions have received an international seal of approval for their health procedures in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The World...

British fugitive leaps off Benidorm hotel balcony in failed escape bid on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH fugitive tried to escape the clutches of the Policia Nacional by jumping off the balcony of his Benidorm hotel room. The unnamed 32-year-old...

British investor cries €800,000 foul over Benidorm area football club takeover on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH businessman who spent €800,000 on a Costa Blanca football team is taking legal action after the money was banked and he was...

We need to talk about your financial adviser…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms...

BENIDORM BOOST as big revamp plan for abandoned eyesore hotel clears key hurdle on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE long wait to redevelop a deserted Benidorm hotel could end soon after the local council was granted control over a key area of...

Benidorm hotels on the Costa Blanca are being kept in business by Spanish tourists

HOTELS in Benidorm on the Costa Blanca last week recorded 89.7% of their overnight stays as coming from people from Spain. Figures from Benidorm-based hotel...

Dramatic tourist rescue at Benidorm area scenic waterfalls by brave police officer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO German tourists were rescued by a police officer who swam against dangerous currents at the Fuentes del Algar waterfalls on the Costa Blanca. The...

Benidorm police officers dodge drunken motorist who drove at them on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Policia Nacional officers in Benidorm were slightly injured after leaping out of the way of a drunken motorist. The 44-year-old male driver ended up...

Benidorm’s night club and bar owners demonstrate against enforced closures on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ANGRY bar and club owners took to the streets of Benidorm to protest against new restrictions on bars and nightlife in the Costa Blanca...

Bulgarian gang exploited women and forced them to rob Benidorm tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX BULGARIANS go on trial at Alicante Provincial Court today (October 27) over sexually exploiting women and forcing them to steal from Benidorm tourists. Most...

The 7 financial steps to take for a fresh start to life in Spain for 2021

I always like to write an article at the end of each year to give people some financial tips to help them prepare for...

Benidorm-based hotels create plan to fill up rooms during Easter holiday period on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HOTELIERS with swathes of empty rooms are calling on the Valencian Government to allow people from around Spain to come into the area for...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

Colourful statues remain on Benidorm streets for an extended stay on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE colourful sculptures of Taiwanese artist, Hung-Yi, will remain on Benidorm streets for an extra two months until mid-September. The exhibition called 'Galaxia Hung' consists...

Benidorm mayor slams discrimination against bars and restaurants in Costa Blanca area of Spain

BENIDORM mayor, Toni Perez, has attacked new COVID-19 restrictions on the Costa Blanca where nightlife businesses can now stay open until 3.00 am but...

Benidorm hotels on Spain’s Costa Blanca are struggling to fill up even a third of their rooms

A COSTA BLANCA hotel association leader has branded travel quarantines and restrictions as 'absurd'. Toni Mayor, president of the Benidorm-based Hosbec group, made the comment...

Benidorm’s naked attraction as British teen known as ‘The Little Nuisance’ returns for illegal stunt on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH teenager has returned to Benidorm to foolishly climb naked up a 180 metre-high crane next to the Intempo building. Adam Lockwood, who brands...

COVID-19 mass testing call in Benidorm area town on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLITICIANS in Polop near Benidorm have demanded mass PCR testing for the 5,000-strong population to curb the rise in COVID-19 cases. Polop was one of...

Big Benidorm redevelopment plan inches another step closer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM council has endorsed a preliminary plan to develop the Ensanche Levante area of the city which would produce 2,300 new homes in up...

Heartless fraudster cons elderly Benidorm lady of over €40,000 in bogus search for remains of parents killed in the...

A conman swindled €43,600 from a 91-year-old Benidorm woman in a bogus search to find the remains of her parents who died in the...

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels report no ‘explosion’ in bookings since UK announced amber travel rule changes for Spain

A Benidorm-based hotel association says there has been no UK bookings surge despite a relaxation in amber list travel rules that started yesterday(July 19). Double-vaccinated...

Benidorm mayor attacks COVID-19 ‘extreme risk’ branding for Costa Blanca resort as first Delta Plus cases appear in Valencia...

The first two cases of the coronavirus 'Delta Plus/AY 4.2' variant have been detected in the Valencian Community with Benidorm placed in an 'extreme'...

Swimmer left stranded and unconscious for 24 hours on remote cove in Benidorm area of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man survived a day-long ordeal after falling amongst some cliff rocks in the Playa Estudiantes area of Villajoyosa just south of Benidorm on...

Benidorm reports busy holiday weekend thanks to domestic tourists on Spain’s Costa Blanca

OVER 46,000 people used Benidorm's beaches during the four-day October holiday weekend in a welcome boost to local tourism. The official figures come for a...

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