Once a tiny fishing village, Benidorm is now a popular holiday destination for adults thanks to its vibrant lifestyle, appealing microclimate and palm-lined beaches. You can watch the sun set from high up on the cliffs of the historic old town, or venture downtown to experience the buoyant throng of live music and clubs. You’ll also find outstanding areas of natural beauty to explore, such as the Serra Gelada Natural Park and the Algar Waterfalls, as well as plenty of white sand shorelines met by crystal clear waves.
Unwind in peace and quiet in these adult-only hotels where you can escape from children’s activities, meaning you’ll be free to indulge in some well-deserved ‘me’-time, free from distractions. Take the opportunity to reconnect if you’re away with your partner and enjoy some quality time together.
A boutique adults-only hotel in Benidorm
★★★★★ Villa Venecia Hotel Boutique, Benidorm
Situated up on the clifftops in the heart of historic Benidorm, this boutique hotel is ideal for a romantic break. Each room has expansive views of the Mediterranean, as well as hydromassage baths or showers to slip into after a day exploring the coast. If you’re celebrating a birthday or anniversary, opt for the Jacuzzi Yacht Club Room – a chilled glass of champagne in your own hot tub adds a touch of luxury.
Ensure you check out in a serene state by making a trip to the hotel’s spa for a Jacuzzi, sauna, thermal circuit and Turkish bath. Or take your pick of soothing massages, wraps and facials. The Pindas Indian massage, using warm lavender oil, will help ease away any tensions. For a special occasion, book a night spa session, where you’ll enjoy sole use of the Jacuzzi along with Moët, fresh strawberries and unrivalled moonlit views.
Clifftop location in Benidorm provides idyllic sea views
Luxurious spa treatments designed for relaxation
Hydro massage baths or showers in rooms
An adults-only hotel in Benidorm with year-round entertainment
★★★ Poseidon Resort, Benidorm
The Poseidon Resort has a vibrant downtown location and a myriad of entertainment options to choose from, with open-air and bar shows packed with dancing, live music and performances. If you’re after some relaxation, explore the spacious gardens, unwind in the Jacuzzi or bask in the Mediterranean sun on the terrace. For sandy strolls and sunset swims, Levante Beach is just minutes away.
After a day exploring the nearby old town, try local flavours at the buffet restaurant, or sink into a plush armchair in the quiet reading lounge. Games enthusiasts will love the adults-only sports entertainment programme with plenty of new activities to try including archery and water polo. And of course, there’ll be no need to wait for the kids to finish their game.
Adults-only pool for a peaceful dip
Dance, live music and shows all year round provide endless entertainment
Marble bathrooms in rooms for luxury experience
4-star adults-only hotel in Benidorm for pampering
★★★★ Sandos Monaco Beach Hotel & Spa, Benidorm
This all-inclusive resort is a haven of tranquility in lively Benidorm. With live music and shows, plus wellness facilities including a hydrotherapy circuit of Turkish bath, waterfall, Jacuzzi and sauna, this hotel is perfectly equipped to offer guests the ideal mix of relaxation and entertainment. The vibrant Levante Beach is just an 8-minute walk away.
Pamper yourself with massages, facials and beauty treatments in the spa. The Gold Caprices Facial includes crystal diamond peeling and gold leaf application leaves skin glowing before you dine. After your facial head down to the restaurant and try the Fontvielle buffet for flavours from around the globe and witness the chefs’ skills at cooking stations. The hotel also specialises in healthy cocktails – mixologists replace sugar with natural, local agave for a cool, refreshing drink packed with vitamins.
For a more energetic day, the hotel offers city tours and beach excursions, or practise your putting at the 18-hole Villaitana Golf Course just 6km away.
The dedicated spa offers a range of treatments for head-to-toe beauty and wellness
Activities include cheese and wine tasting and culinary lessons
Healthy food and drink options available, including cocktails
Costa Blanca adults-only hotel with beach access
★★★★ Sol Costa Blanca by Meliá, Benidorm
The refreshing sea breeze of the Mediterranean is literally on your doorstep at this beach-side hotel. With rooms overlooking the sandy coast, you can unwind on your own terrace admiring the panoramic views. When you’re not at the beach, cool off with a dip in the outdoor pool in between enjoying the relaxing sunbeds.
In the buffet restaurant you’ll watch the chefs skilfully cook your chosen dish in front of you. As night falls, wander to the lively Lobby Bar, where you can choose cocktails on the specialist gin menu such as Citric Revolution, before sitting back to enjoy the live music.
If you’re feeling active, take an excursion to the Algar Waterfalls, where you can plunge into the natural waters. The historic castle Guadalest, with its unspoilt views of the valleys below is also close by.
Situated right on the beach with panoramic views
La Marina shopping centre and Aqualandia water park are within easy reach
Specialist gin menu for evening tastings
A bike-friendly 4-star adults-only hotel in Benidorm
★★★★ RH Royal, Benidorm
Nestled between the old town and the beach, this 4-star hotel offers the best of both worlds. Ease any tensions in the hotel’s solarium or by the large outdoor pool, or work them out in the wellness area with a soothing sauna – the steam helps to detoxify and boosts the immune system.
The hotel’s restaurant offers a buffet with a wide choice of tempting international cuisine. Select a table next to the floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the stunning views of the coast and raise a chilled glass of white wine.
Levante beach is just a 6-minute walk away when you want to feel the sand between your toes. The hotel is one of the most cycle-friendly in the area and it loans guests vintage bicycles for exploring and also advises on routes. After a trip out, sample some tapas bars in the historic old town then head back to the elegant hotel bar for cocktails, live music and dancing.
Easy location between the old town and beaches
All rooms have balconies for extra outdoor private space
Bike-friendly and vintage bikes for loan
A contemporary adults-only hotel in Benidorm
★★★★ Flash Hotel, Benidorm
The modern, monochrome interiors of this laid-back hotel is offset by playful colour pops and fun design-led light fixtures. The clean, glass architecture offers natural light throughout for a high-end feel.
With a Mediterranean buffet restaurant, facilities including two pools and a gym and nearly 200 comfortable rooms – many with sea view – the hotel has everything you need. As the day winds down, watch the sunset with a cocktail in the Flash bar, which spills onto the terrace. Dine on freshly grilled fish, prepared in front of you by chefs.
During the day, there’s plenty on offer by way of relaxation. Dive into one of the two designer swimming pools, then take shade under the surrounding palm trees. When you fancy exploring, the hotel offers bicycle rental so you can see more of the winding streets, or head off into the valleys. Back at the hotel, there’s a sauna to soothe muscles after a long day of cycling.
Contemporary design hotel means up-to-date amenities in a modern getaway
Located two blocks from the beach for easy sea and sand
Rooms have a terrace to enable private outdoor relaxing
4-star adults-only hotel in Benidorm with cosmopolitan flair
★★★★ Riviera Beachotel, Benidorm
The atmosphere at this hotel is welcoming and upbeat. There’s a real buzz of energy at night, with live jazz and blues, cabaret comedy or music every night in the New-York style Riviera Music Lounge.
Rooms in a modern design have parquet flooring, some with a private balcony for sun worshipping or a morning espresso. Upgrade to a suite with a separate living space and your own hot tub or hydromassage bath – a tranquil choice for a romantic getaway.
While away your day by alternating between the swimming pool, solarium terrace and outdoor bar – with a variety of fruity cocktails and snacks. Then dress up and try special seasonal dishes or a themed buffet in the refined restaurant.
The Aqualandia waterpark is within easy reach
Riveria Music Lounge has live jazz and blues music and cabaret shows
Contemporary hotel design for the latest away-from-home experience