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How much money should I take on holiday to Benidorm?

How much money should I take on holiday to Benidorm?

How much money should I take on holiday to Benidorm? How much money would the essentials of a holiday trip to Benidorm in Spain cost?

How much should I set aside for a family holiday trip for a week in Benidorm?

These are some of the most common questions that a lot of Brits looking to holiday in Benidorm, Spain ask themselves when financially planning for their holidays and we want to provide an in-depth look at the average cost of a holiday in this prime tourist destination.

So how much does a holiday in Benidorm cost?

Cost of a holiday in Benidorm, Spain

On average, a British family of 5, spending a week in Benidorm, spends about £3,500 including flights to and from Spain.

Based on this average, a similar family will need about £7,500 for a month out in the hot weather of Alicante’s most populous municipality.

As for adults looking to go on holiday here, then it is likely to cost you an average of £800 per week while couples looking for the perfect honeymoon hideout, are likely to spend about £2,500 per month here.

Holiday ClassEstimated Amount Needed Per Day (Per Person)
Budget£115 Per Day
Mid-range£250 Per Day
High-end£400 Per Day
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Tucked away in Spain’s Costa Blanca, Benidorm is home to spotlessly clean sandy beaches, picturesque sites, great food, and offers an array of activities to do and admire whilst on holiday here.

It is, therefore, doesn’t come as a surprise that Benidorm is appealing to British holidaymakers –  more than 1.5 Million Brits make the short journey south to have a time of their lives.

If you are planning to go on holiday here and have no idea what the holiday will cost you, then worry not because we have broken down the costs of the holiday essentials in Benidorm to help you make better financial plans and have an awesome time away from home.

Here is the breakdown of the costs of essentials of a holiday in Benidorm;

Breakdown of costs of essentials of a holiday in Benidorm

The costs provided below, are an average of what majority of British tourists opt for while holidaying out in Benidorm.

Depending on the level of luxury you are looking for, your preferences and the type of activities you intend to engage in while on holiday here, there will be a slight variation from our estimates.

Flights to Alicante

Depending on the airline, type of seat and time of the year that you fly, a one-way ticket from London to Alicante, will cost you about £140.

You can, however, trawl the internet and airlines for deals and you can end up flying for as low as £60 if you are lucky.

Cost of accommodation in Benidorm

Benidorm is renowned for its skyscrapers and a well-developed hotel industry and accommodation is certainly not a problem here.

Besides the luxurious 5 and 4 star hotels here, there are very many affordable accommodation options ranging from Airbnb’s to hostels.

On average, a hotel in a 4-star hotel in Benidorm will cost between £80 and £100 depending on its location and the complementary services on offer.

Airbnb’s on the other hand, vary in price but a 1 bedroom apartment in the heart of the city will cost about £65 a night depending on the amenities on offer.

For those working with a tight budget, then there are hostels in almost every corner of the city
costing about £30 per night including breakfast.

Choose the accommodation that suits your holiday needs and budget to avoid ending your holiday prematurely.

Cost of food

Because Benidorm is an international tourist destination, its cuisines cut across the board- from Italian, Chinese, Indian, English, to foods native to Spain, you will find whatever dish satiates your appetite. The cuisines here are more than delicious but they come at a cost.

A full course meal for two in a 3-star hotel, will cost anything between £45 and £80 depending on what you choose to eat and drink. Takeaways are a good option and you can grab a quick meal in the streets for as low £15.

For those opting to cook for themselves, the raw ingredients are not expensive and you can buy a week’s stock of food to feed 4 for just £70.

Cost of moving within Benidorm

You can choose to use taxis, car hire, hired bikes or the well-developed public transport system to get around in Benidorm. Taxis from the airport cost about £20 while within the city, they will charge you anything between £25 and £40 depending on your final destination.

Cars can be hired for £300 a week or the cheaper option of hiring a bike for a mere £1.50 an hour. For those looking to get around frequently, then you can choose to use the well-connected public transport system which cost about £5.

Entrance fees and cost of tickets to attraction sites

There are very many tourist attraction sites, cultural events, natural reserves, music festivals, local events and a plethora of outdoor events which you can take part in while on holiday in Benidorm.

The beauty of visiting these places is that the cost of getting in is very low. Tickets to local events, music operas, museums and other historical centres within the city range anything from £3 to £45.

You can also opt for the more luxurious boat excursions to marvel at the beauty of the ocean and take stunning photos in the blue waters.

The boat excursions are a little pricey and will cost you about £100 for 3 hours but are really worth every cent of your money.

Cost of entertainment and nightlife

The nightlife in Benidorm is similar to none! No wonder even pop stars and other celebrities choose to club and have fun in the nightclubs and bars in Benidorm. If you are a party animal’, then set aside about £65 per night for all the fun and entertainment.

Emergency and miscellaneous costs

You should also set aside some money for miscellaneous activities and unplanned spending. This money will cover emergencies, buying gifts, tipping and even engaging in some other fun activity. To cover these costs, you can set aside £200.

We hope that our article answered your ‘how much money should I take on holiday to Benidorm?’ and that it will help you to make more informed financial decisions when holidaying.

Use our guide to avoid overpaying for services and unnecessary expenditure while on holiday in Benidorm and your holiday experience will be unforgettable.

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