Years of Roman, Iberian, Arab and Christian history shaped the character of this picturesque town, from its colonial architecture to the traditions of its people. We cannot forget its monumental natural beauty that makes it a very recomended place to visit.
The most outstanding of Benissa
The historic center of Benissa has a beautiful architecture. We could say its a museum itself made up of incredible buildings, cobbled streets and centuries-old walls, Moorish lattices, heraldic shields and houses, that show the passage of history since the Middle Ages. Here we must highlight the Cathedral of the Marina Alta, the Trading Exchange, an old building where the Ethnographic Museum is located. In the surroundings, the old jail, the square of the portal and the whole medieval center of Benissa.
Its 4 kms. of coast, between surprising cliffs, contains beautiful coves of crystalline water like Cove and beach the Fustera, Cala Llovella, Cala Pinets, L'Advocat or the Cala Baladrar.
This population, besides the coast, has a marvelous landscape, which is covered by organized hiking routes, highlighting the Sierra de Bernia, Ottà, Mallà verda and La Solana.
When visiting Benissa you can not miss the markets, discover their rich flavors, where the products of the sea and the countryside stand out in an exquisite combination of traditional dishes.
For sports enthusiasts, the Ifach golf course and Sea Watersports are highly recommended.
The accommodation in Benissa, is quite diverse, has a few 3 star hotels, villas and apartments.
Top hotels in Benissa
• Hotel Baladrar
Travelers love its location, it is only 3 min. walking from the beach. It has an amazing terrace overlooking the sea, has a restaurant, bar and free Wi-Fi in all facilities. The rooms are modern, comfortable, including a desk, TV and everything you need for a pleasant stay.
• Fincahotel Cases de Sant Jaume
Impeccable 3-star hotel, includes Spa, wellness center, swimming pool, in a magnificent and comfortable environment. The rooms are spacious. Travelers have highlighted the tranquility of this place. It is also located near the coast and its wonderful beaches. The hotel has a restaurant and cafeteria serving a very good and varied breakfast buffet. They have a tourist information desk where the service of renting bicycles and cars is given.
Cheap Hotels in Benissa
• ApartHotel Casa Armonía
Excellent location for this hotel that has a very reasonable price. It has an outdoor pool surrounded by an incredible natural environment, the accommodations are very nice, each decorated with a unique style, comfortable, equipped with TV, air conditioning, kitchen area and dining area and include small individual terraces that give a really charming touch, attended by their owners in a splendid way.
• Andamar House
Accommodation within walking distance of the beach, has a pool, offers a pleasant and economical stay, stands out as a cheap hotel in Benissa. The rooms have a desk, a wardrobe, some include a kitchen equipped with appliances and items. It serves buffet breakfast, and in the vicinity there are several restaurants and places of interest for leisure activities.
• Hostal Fonda
2 stars Hotel, located in the center of Benissa, just 10 minutes away by car you will find the beaches of the area such as Cala Bassetes, La Fustera and Cala Baladrar. The rooms are simple, decorated in a Hindu style but very comfortable, with the necessary to offer a nice rest. Very good price for their service.
• The No.4 Benissa
Beautiful hotel located in a central area, has a terrace, whirlpool tub and a shared lounge ideal for entertaining for a while chatting. The rooms include TV, free Wifi, bathroom, toiletries and some have a nice patio or balcony. Its price - quality ratio is very good.
Hotels in Benissa with stars
• Abahana Villa Deseo
Splendid 5 star accommodation, tops the hotels in Benissa beach, with private access to the beach, ideal for couples. It offers first class accommodation in modern and luxurious facilities. It has outdoor pool and barbecue. The rooms have air conditioning, livingroom with TV and Blu-ray, bathroom with bathtub, equipped kitchen, wifi connection, some also have a balcony or terraces with wonderful views of the beach.
• Hotel La Madrugada
Oasis of tranquility, this 3-star hotel offers the necessary comfort for a unique stay away from the hustle and bustle. An old house that holds an exclusive hotel with luxury facilities. It has outdoor pool, sun loungers around the pool, tennis court, library for reading lovers, a bar and cafeteria, dining room where they serve very varied food.
• Hotel house of Maco
Old restored country house located at the foot of Sierra de Bernia. Seasonal outdoor pool, a terrace and beautiful gardens give access to a first class site. The rooms with wonderful views of the garden, the mountains or the sea, are very elegant and include TV, minibar, bathroom. It has a restaurant.