Poniente beach, the quietest and longest beach in Benidorm

Poniente beach , is much quieter, bigger and more relaxed than the party beach Playa de Levante.

Poniente beach in Benidorm is where older Spanish beach holiday makers and families spend their days basking in the sun. 

The 3.7 km long beach is well maintained, has a blue flag and an award winning promenade. 

Playa Poniente starts just behind the marina and stretches as far as Tossal de la Cala, where you’ll find the hermitage ‘Virgen del Mar’ situated on top of the hill at the end of the beach.

You get breathtaking views of Benidorm including both beaches and the Old Town area. Apart from the views, you’ll find ruins of a Roman settlement that was first excavated in the 1940s and dates back to the 2nd and 1st centuries BC. 

Check out this fabulous apartment by Bravos Club if you fancy staying at the Tossal de la Cala.

Poniente Beach, Benidorm

Fast developing Poniente impressive skyline

Poniente is fast becoming the place to be in Benidorm with numerous high quality apartment blocks being built with prices that run into the millions. The accomodation offer in Poniente is exceptional and there are some fabulous restaurants from typically Spanish to Thai and everything in between. Try the Portus Massai beach bar for amazing food and drinks in front of the beach. One of the most spectacular buildings in Poniente Beach is called InTempo, it’s Europe’s tallest residential building and officially opens this summer.

Built just in front of the InTempo, you’ll find the twin towers, Sunset Drive, a luxury residential complex with spectacular views and 5 star amenities.My favourite are the Sunset Waves, another twin tower complex in the shape of waves in an area called Via Parque, set back from the beach and ona hill with again views to die for.

If you’re looking for luxury then Poniente Beach is the place to stay, check out and compare these fabulous apartments. If you prefer to be waited on hand and foot, there is a fantastic choice of top quality hotels to choose from. Check out four of my favourites below

Sunset DriveInTempoOcean WavesDelfin Towers

Four of my favourite Poniente Beach Hotels

Hotel Poseidon Playa

Literally on the beach!
Rooms feature a terrace with fabulous sea views. There is also an outdoor swimming pool which over looks the beach.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Check it out here

Hotel RH Corona del Mar 4*

Located at the end of the Parque de Elche or Dove park, as we Brits call it.
The Hotel RH Corona del Mar is one of the best family hotels in Benidorm with amazing facilities. One great feature is that it’s close to the Old Town.

Check it out here

Family chpoce

Hotel Villa del Mar

It has a stunning roof top pool with fabulous views.
Hotel Villa del Mar offers a buffet restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine, with an optional all-inclusive regime too. The bar at this design hotel prepares cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere over looking the Med.
Check it out here
My choice

Gran Delfin Hotel

At the top end of Poniente beach, close to Tossal de la Cala that I mentioned earlier.
Gran Hotel Delfín is located in a quiet area, has a large garden with an outdoor pool and overlooks the bay. It’s a Benidorm classic hotel and is well worth considering.

Check it out here


Incidentally, being built next door is the Delfin Tower a residential block in the  shape of a wave, it has over 22 floors and 44 exclusive apartments with a just as exclusive price tag. You can compare all Poniente Beach Hotels by using my search engine where you will be presented with the best available offers.

Getting to Benidorm couldn’t be easier

Getting to Benidorm from the UK couldn’t be easier as most airports have regular routes to Alicante. I’ve made it simple for you by pulling together all the major airlines that fly to Alicante, use the search bar  below to compare fares and get the right flight at the right prices.

And don’t worry about getting to Benidorm from the airport, I’ve partnered with a local company who will take care of your transfer. We highly recommend them for reliability and value for money whether it’s a private or shared transfer you’re looking for.You can get a quote by going to my page and filling in the form with your requirements.  

If you’re the more independant type you can hire a  car from the Airport and drive yourself to your destination. On my page you can hire a car from as little as 15€ per day. Use my powerful meta search engine to find an unbeatable car hire deal. 

If and when you get tired of lazing around on Poniente beach, you can check out the 100’s of things to do in Benidorm, you’re spoilt for choice!

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