Travel Blogs from Benidorm
... place. Of course, it seldom actually holding back any water. This area has so little rainfall, but there are sometimes sudden heavy deluges and the terrain funnels the water into this valley. The dam prevents the possible serious destruction to the homes and farms further down stream.
There were only a couple of moderately difficult climbing spots along the way and all of us really enjoyed the chance to see a special environment near home.
... tasteless. But these are both favorites of the area, who am I to judge?
Next, La Chinata, for olive oil tasting. Olive oil is considered liquid gold in this area and the shop we visited was well stocked with plenty of gourmet oils and other snacks. Everyone sampled four different oils as well as some tapenades and jellies. There was a bit of a calamity when one of the tour members brushed a shelf of oils with her backpack and the ...
... Darlene and Maureen, two friends who also wanted an easier hike, so we decided to start at 10 AM, walking our playa to the Alicante lighthouse and beyond.
It was a perfect morning and almost immediately we were shedding our jackets as we enjoyed the sun and the gentle breezes from the Mediterranean. We were joined by lots of Spaniards as it was Dia del Padre (Father's Day). Lots of families were strolling and enjoying ...
... spent more on healthcare per capita than any other nation -- $8,508, Sweden $ 3,758 and average OECD countries $3,268. (Source OECD Health Data 2012).
Read more about international health care cost and the quality of health care in various countries here:
http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2013/11/ 13/US-healthcare-Most-expensive-longest -waits-most-red-tape/UPI-30501384398664 /#ixzz2uFQPWAVV
... learn more about the many wine regions of Spain. So little time...so many wines! It should be fun!
U3A also has Spanish language and history classes as well as groups interested in travel, gardening, computers etc. There are more than 50 people involved in our local group!
I've also decided to join an art group that meets on Thursday morning to paint for a couple of hours. Lars has arranged for ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Presidente Hotel Benidorm
Just returned from holiday in Benidorm staying at the hotel Presidente. We have been to Benidorm 5 times and this was the best hotel we have stayed in so far. The hotel was spotless and the rooms are lovely, shower was the only down side and there wasn't the usual pack in the bathroom ie shower cap, toothbrush/paste, comb, etc. Shampoo and Bath Gel were provided. The food was good, breakfast was always plentiful, lots to choose from and always a bottle of bubbly to made a bucks fizz to start the day!! I don't eat meat but I found enough to eat - I loved the salad bar always looked fresh, and well presented. The sea food buffet was amazing - would also recommend the soup yum yum!!! Be warned the resturant manager was a bit of a grump! you were in big trouble if you turned up for dinner without your dinner card, even if you had your key he would still insist you go and get your card.
The presidente has always been mentioned by all our family and friends as a grand hotel albeit a bit old fashioned,well my wife and I have stayed in almost all of the popular hotels in Benidorm over the past 25 years and this rates as one of the most pleasant,The place is spotless,the staff brilliant,especially the cocky maitre d hotel in the restaraunt,speaking of which although the food was good, the organisation could be improved by a bit more flare from the chef,food can become samey if you are on full board.
Great holiday and hotel
before booking hotel looked at reviews on hotels in benidorm.found
hotel presidente had very good reviews.we weren't let down by reviews.
everything was as said in reviews.very clean hotel(spot less)rooms a good size ,food very good and good selection,staff at hotel very kind and helpfull,
good size swimming pool and pleanty of sunbeds . not far from beach and
night life . if i return to benidorm i will return to the hotel presidente.
I have recently spent 5 nights in the presidente in Benidorm a place I visit about 4 times a year. I have stayed in several hotels but this one is the best Very good food, bedrooms very nice and spotless entertainment every night and the staff are very friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone and will certainly be staying there again.
20 03 2005
hotel cant be faulted,good food ,lovely good sized rooms ,kept nice and warm ,which was needed because out side the sun was hot but a cold wind was blowing so it was nice to come back to a room that was warm . the staff in all areas were very friendly . would go back anytime we also went into fosters bar a good cup of tea and food served .all in all a good holiday would recomend it to any one give it a try
i have been going to the presedente for new year for the past 3 years its great ,they have a gala meal you get waited on and plenty to drink all free you get a fun bag with hat mask,streamers,blowers etc: its really good and cant wait for this year, a must for every one,i live in the isle of man and all the bars you have to pay to get in even your own local ,and then what is there? you struggle to get a taxi home it cost you double the money,no problem in spain plenty of cabs and cheap, and of course the sun what more can you ask for. sorry cant send photos its works computer.
Smashing location, along with a wonderful and perfectly acoustic reception area. Only complaint would be toward the concierge's rather stringent overnight guest policy, which did cause some concern amongst some and led to me missing five-toes.
All round, a wonderful family venue.
I've just returned from the Presidente and thought it was great. The location was great - with a cheap cafe across the road which did yummy baguettes, a lively disco/pub Loch Ness is also just across the street. About 5 mins away is a great lil pub called the Scotsman (and they are actually scotsmen). Stardust is opposite end of the street from Scotsman and the first couple of acts were great (Al B Senoir - comedian, timeless/words + music - musical acts). The hotels food is good aswell, a wide range to cover every tastebud. The rooms was normal sized, had 4 single beds (althought this varies from room to room), a small tv, safety deposit box, large wardrobes and a great balcony (your better off asking for a sunny terrace than a pool view). Staff couldnt be more helpful, efficient or pleasant especially the dining room and reception staff. Hotel entertainment isnt that good but with the superb location, all night entertainment is just minutes away. if you want any info or anything, email me and i'll help as much as i can.
Absolutely first class hotel. Very clean and nicely decorated. We had a large family room with an enormous balcony. My only dissapointment is that the President are now stopping 4 bedded rooms... Staff very helpful from receptionist to waiter. Clean swimming pool, with lovely sitting areas. Excellent buffet style meals, which are always being replenished. Very, very child friendly, would go back in an instance!!!!
My family has been going to the presidente hotel for the last 7 years and we are going again in september this year.
food,accommodation,pool,and the staff are excellent we could not fault any thing about the hotel we have tried other hotels Like last year we booked the Tropicana Gardens for 2 weeks all inclusive we lasted 4 days would not recommend this hotel to anyone we got transfered to the presidente for the rest of our hoidays So if you want a excellent hotel stay in the Presidente