Benidorm offers a wealth of wonderful continental-style terrace cafés all of which have attractive interiors where you can soak up the relaxed Spanish atmosphere with a coffee or an ice cream. Here are some of the best lively cafes that the town has to offer.
It's under the Shark!
On the promenade of the Levante beach, directly underneath a suspended Shark, you'll discover the lively Bay Beach Bar. This café-bar has a Hawaiian tropical theme where you can order anything from a Del-Boy style cocktail to a simple glass of cold beer. You'll also be invited to choose from a range of snacks and fast food while gazing at the beach life unfolding in front of you.
It's always happy hour
The Hard Rock Beach Café, situated right on the Levante beachfront, offers a great holiday vibe. Here you'll be amazed at the quality live rock music and indeed the non-stop happy hour on offer for some of their drinks. It's great to relax out on the spacious sun terrace and enjoy enjoy the live music between 11am and 5pm.
Fresh fish in the Old Town
If you're a fan of steaming hot lobster, crab, clams, mussels or basically any quality fish in your Spanish paella, then you must make your way over to the Old Town and locate the "Casa del Marisco". Here, no one need stand on ceremony despite the high quality of the food. Basically, the fish is caught, quickly fried and immediately served up. Very much in the style of a traditional fish n chip shop with no unnecessary airs and graces!
Chocoland is a popular café - for obvious reasons - on one of the busiest walking streets in the heart of the Old Town. You can sit in, or out, and treat yourself to one of their fabulous coffees, cakes and all things chocolate!
Food & Flamenco
La Solana is a café bar near to the Poniente beach that offers tasty breakfasts, snacks and Spanish "tapas" with a side order helping of quality entertainment. You can also have dinner here and be invited to watch a traditional flamenco show on certain nights of the week.
Fancy cakes and pastries
Overlooking the promenade and the Levante beach, this café bar offers a wide menu of homemade meals for those wishing to sit in and soak up the beach front ambience, and also a grand selection of mouth-watering cakes to either eat in or to take away with you.
Great for kids and grown-ups alike!
Pinocchios on the Levante beachfront is a very popular establishment and very hard to resist if you are in the slightest way hungry when you walk past! On display in the window you'll see on the one side an array of mouth-watering ice creams, coffees and cakes, ideal for a midday treat. While on the other side, a variety of savoury pizzas perfect for that quick holiday lunch when you don't want to ruin your appetite before dinner!