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Castle
“Walk up to the top of the Castle and enjoy the 360' views of the City of Sunshine, Alicante! Go just before the sun sets to see the true colours of the sea and watch the city light up as the dark slowly falls.”
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Plaza
“The biggest and best shopping centre nearby. You will find a great selection of shopping, restaurants, bowling, shows, etc. ”
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History Museum
“If you want to take a break from the beach and sun and extend your knowledge about Alicante and the surrounding areas, this is the best place to do so! You can learn about the city's history and discover rather interesting things. It will not let you down, even if you're not much into museums!”
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Burger Joint
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“Terra Mítica (Valencian pronunciation: [ˈtɛra ˈmitika]) is a theme park located in Benidorm, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. The park is divided into 5 themed zones: Egypt, Greece, Rome, Iberia, and the Islands (of the Mediterranean). The park opened in 2000. Terra Mítica Terra Mitica logo.svg Location Benidorm, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain Coordinates 38°33′37″N 0°09′32″W Owner Aqualandia-Mundomar Opened 27 July 2000 Operating season April to November Attractions Total 25 Roller coasters SLC, RCCA Wooden & ZacSpin Coaster Water rides Giant Splash, Log Flume, Rapids Website terramiticapark.com From 2004–2006, the park went through a bankruptcy process. In 2001, a year after park opening, Paramo”
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Farmers Market
“There's nothing this market cannot offer. You can buy fresh fruits, veggies, meat, fish... Or you can just walk around, try some local products and watch the locals doing their daily shopping. It's a unique and important place in the heart of Alicante! ”
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Shopping Mall
“Nice area with all the main shops. Open every day. Lots of parking spaces. Near Carrefour. ”
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Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Large water park located in Benidorm, a car is necessary to get there, it takes about 40 minutes. Lots of water slides! ”
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Other Great Outdoors
“Animal park in Benidorm. Nice and clean attraction but not as authentic as safari Aitana in my opinion. ”
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Castle
“Guadalest is an old town on a hillside next to a resevoir, certainly worth a visit, with his history and stunning views. You can drive yourself or go on the bus from Benidorm.”
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Toy / Game Store
“Benidorm/Finestrat shopping mal. Same stores as Plaza Mar2. Also Carrefour, Mercadona, Decathlon (sports) etc in walking distance. Tram station La Marina.”
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Department Store
“You can buy some souvenirs as well, books, newspaper, clothes, jewellery, etc..”
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Restaurant
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“Animal park for sea life and dolphin shows. 90 minute drive away in Benidorm.”
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Mountain
“Highest mountain on the Spanish coast, with beautiful views, protected vegetation, hiking paths. (Not recommended in summer or winter)”
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Theater
“Check their website for up to date shows available... A fantastic eve out... Food before or after at one of many fabulous little restaurants tucked away in the side streets of Alicante. ”
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Beach Bar
“Beautiful beaches, typical local food (make sure you reserve beforehand). You can get there by the ferris that leave from the port of alicante . ”
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Beach
“El Postiguet beach is located in the heart of the city at the foot of Santa Barbara Castle. It is a beautiful beach, awarded the Blue Flag, certifying the quality of the EU. It has a tongue of sand over 900m in length and is noted for its fine white sand bordered by a fantastic full promenade of palms trees (the Esplanade) . El Postiguet beach is one of the best beaches near Alicante.”
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