Mar Pinos Apartments
Travel Blogs from Benidorm
Had a wonderful afternoon exploring Castillo de Sant Barbara (hugecastle/fort at the top of hill in Alicante) and listening to some of the 3 Reyes (3 Kings/Wisemen) festivities from the top of the castle. Tonight the 3 Kings (Wisemen) arrive! There were huge celebrations here in Spain. We could hear a marching band and see signs of a parade and huge crowds from the top of the castle. Later we saw on TV lots of celebrations all over Spain with kings and beautifully dressed women ...
... that day. We met Ian and Jo again, had a great walk with the dogs eventually to the beach and a light refreshment, beer..! All good here, we have been out today, Monday, had a coffee, bought some fresh bread and Giles got his haircut. Beautiful weather late teens and YES the shorts are back ...
... and we always seem to come away with smiles on our faces.
Our hiking group has also rewarded us with many wonderful walks and friendships as well as some much needed exercise.
Our trip to Paris was truly fantastic and deserves it's own entry so I will try to add that next.
I'll also try to be more faithful in writing when we return to Sweden...the Christmas season there is so beautiful and I'd love to share it with you, so stay tuned!
Sailing down the coast of Spain en route to Tangiers. It is a beautiful day, the sun is shining and the Med is like a mill pond. We had breakfast and then off to play deck quoits and shuffleboard. George and partner Lorna won the quoits and I was in the other semi. Both of us in different semis in the shuffleboard but both lost. George was also a losing semi finalist in the afternoon quoits and in the afternoon shuffleboard. In between we had a ...
... other event on our horizon is a 5 day trip to Biar to participate as volunteers in a English Immersion program where Spaniard are improving their English skills. The major requirement, speaking English, seems right up our alley! Here's a bit of information on the program:
So, yes, we have lots of activities coming our way. And so now a bit of routine is great. We're still busy. I leave ...
Other places to stay in Benidorm
Calle Luis Prendes s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- Bali Beware!
- Half Term Holiday
- Liked the Gran Bali
Avda. Doctor Severo Ochoa 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- You wont regret saying at the melia
- Who gave this hotel 4 stars
- Brilliant hotel in benidorm
Av de Murcia 16, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $82
- LoVeD It!!!!
- Best place to stay
- Rio grande
Calle Oslo, 2, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $80
- Great at first but.......
- Stay away from this!
- Great Hotel Pity About The Hill
Calle de Ibiza 17, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- Down hill sadly
- Absolute Rubbish
- Was this really a three star
Gerona 45, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $81
- Something for everyone.
- Ideal Family Holiday
- Loved the Pelicanos/Ocas
Avenida de Cuenca 6, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Very nice central hotel
- Good Hotel and Bad Food
- Good hotel bad bad food
Avenida Filipinas 12, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Whit a gr8 hotel !!!
- Pretty average!!!
- My thoughts of the hotel
Calle Mercado 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Can't wait to come back
- Brilliant hotel
- Would not return
Calle Aviles, 2 (la Cala), Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Calle Racharel No 1, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Fab Location
- Have just come back from Benidorm...
- Holidays are what YOU make them!
Avenida Derramador 6, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $94
- Brill food
- Rosamar Fantastico!!
- Loved the Rosamar
Glorieta del Fuego s/n, Benidorm | 5 star hotelfrom $335
Avda Severo Ochoa 3, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Poor adult entertainment
- Brilliant Value
- Hotel fantastic
Avenida del Mediterraneo 39, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Best hotel in benidorm
- Very Nice. Highly reccommended. Not too noisy!
- The best
Av l'Atmella de Mar 15, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- Hen weekend
- Watch out for people stealing cash and items from your rooms
- Not Up To Expectations Of A 4 Star Hotel
Calle Mallorca 11, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Hotel Orange
- No complaints....only the pensioners
- Great time
Avenida de Dr Severo Ochoa 34, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $103
- Muy decepcionante
- Fantastic hotel
- GREAT HOTEL (FOR THE SPANISH!!)
Avenida Panama 5, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Clean, Friendly Hotel
- Hotel and surrounding area
Avda Alcoy s/n, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Avenida de Peru 33, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $67
Calle Marbella 2, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- 5 star service at 3 star hotel !
- Can't be beat
Avenida Esperanto 9, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Avda Dr Severo Ochoa 16, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- AMAZING HOLIDAY
- If yopu want a lie in stay away
- Hotel Mediterraneo
Avenida Filipinas 13, Benidorm | 3 star hotelfrom $113
- Not sure about the Venus
- Best hotel in Benidorm
- Little bit disappointed but couldn't really complain
Calle Mirador 3, Benidorm | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Loved it
- Average ****hotel
- Liked the Princesa