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Benissa, Alicante


Benissa is a seaside town located north of Alicante, next to Calpe and Moraira. Only 70 km away from Alicante Airport, you will find magnificent beaches - coves to explore and many historical places and monuments to visit.

Benisa is one of the oldest cities in the Costa Blanca and it preserves the typical Spanish town look and feel such as narrow streets, historical monuments, churches, balconies and the charm of its friendly people.

Its coastline, almost 4 Km long, has beautiful beaches, being the most popular, the Fustera Beach and Les Basetes. Do not miss a visit to Sierra de Berna, where you can have a day in contact with nature, while enjoying the mountain views.

Getting there

It is located 44 miles from Alicante Airport. The easiest way to drive from the airport to Benissa is taking the AP7 Motorway or the N332 (along the coastline). You might need to rent a car to get there and discover the incredible surroundings and nearby towns such as Calpe, Javea, Denia, etc.

You can reach Benisa via TRAM (the narrow gauge railway) or get an Airport Transfer to your holiday destination.

Benissa_Escuela de Vela

Beaches and Coves

  • Bay of Les Bassetes
  • La Fustera Beach
  • Els Pinets Cove
  • La Llobella Cove
  • L’Advocat Beach
  • El Baladrar Cove

  • Main Places to Visit

  • Old Church Square
  • Townhall
  • Franciscan Monastery
  • Satellite University Building
  • Purissima Xiqueta Parish church

  • Benissa Church, Alicante

    The local gastronomy includes all sort of delicious rice dishes, such as arròs al forn, arròs amb fava pelada, arròs amb fessols i naps, and many, many more. Other famous local dishes worth to try are Putxero de polp, Coques al calfó i amb mullador and Mullador de pelleta among others.

    Tourist Information


    Address: Avda. País Valencià, 97
    Telephone. 96 573 22 25


    Address: Avda. La Marina 307
    Telephone. 96 573 22 25

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