10 Things To Do in Benicassim: Spain

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Benicassim is a municipality and a beach resort in the province of Castelló. Having most of its earnings from the tourism, it is flooded with tourists all the time. Popular for its beaches and its music festivals, it is a fun place to go for holidays.  Festival Internacional de Benicàssim (FIB) and the Rototom Sunsplash are the most popular festivals that make it visited more by tourists. If you are planning to go there, Here are 10 things to do in Benicassim.

1. Enjoy the sea at Las Villas

Las Villas
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Bringing a perfect balance between your busy life and the personal life Las Villas take you to another time. It is a perfect holiday spot. Walking near the beach you can see the villa, there are several home side by side that were built by Valencianos at the end of the 19th and into the 20th century. There are almost no skyscrapers in them, that give a clear view of the landscape. The stories about the villa make you wonder and you can almost feel the story coming true.


  • Name: Las Villas
  • Address: Las Villas al lado de la Playa de Torrecasim, Benicasim, Spain
  • Website: http://www.lasvillasaptsliving.com/

2.Walk along The Via Verde Green Route

Via Verde Green Route
Source: Daniel Cuesta

If you are looking for some place to go for a hike or ride, the Via Verde Green Route is a scenic and most beautiful route to choose from. It is an old railway that was refurbished for hiking. It is a perfect place for you to enjoy the adventurous route and enjoy the great scenery at the same time. Without any age boundary, the track is open for all age groups, the eldest ever encountered was a 70-year-old man. It is one journey worth seeing through to the end.


  • Name: The Via Verde Green Route
  • Address: Pontazgo, Benicasim, Spain

3.Enjoy the Aquarama

Famous for the world best-cooked waffle, Aquarama is one of the most fun water parks in Mediterranean. It has a large collection of the fun attractions like Adventure River, Blackhole, Dunes, Little dunes etc. It improves every year to fulfill the needs of the devoted audience. And at the end of all, you can relax at the restaurants, bars and other places with the famous waffle.


  • Name: Aquarama
  • Address: Address: Carretera Nacional 340 Km. 986, 8, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
  • Hours: 11:00AM – 19:00PM
  • Tel: +34 964 30 33 21

4.Have fun with nature, sea, and the sun at Parque Natural

Parque Natural Benicassim

With a desert area and a 1200m high mountain, Parque Natural del Desierto de las Palmas is another hiking, walking or cycling route for you. Although it is a desert but because of being near to the sea, it is instead full of vegetation. So, it is not a dangerous route. When you reach the top of the mountain, the view is breathtaking. The view of the sea, the silence and the sun shining in your face. These three adds up to make the trip worthwhile.


  • Name: Parque Natural del Desierto de las Palmas
  • Address: Benicasim, Spain

5. Enjoy the beach at Playa de Helipolis

With a wide area covering kilometers, Playa de Heliopolis is a fabulous sandy beach. The calm water beautiful yet shallow gives an eye-catchy shade of bluish-green. The sea and the beach seem really clean. It is a nice place to enjoy a chill swim and sunbath at the end. Also, a great spot to bring your family in for a picnic.


  • Name: Playa de Heliopolis
  • Address: Paseo Maritimo Bernat, 12560 Benicasim, Spain

6. Paseo Maritimo Bernat Artola

Paseo Maritimo Benicassim
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Promenade by the sea, Paseo Maritimo Bernat Artola is a great place to do a lot of activities. You can enjoy a simple walk, Stroll through the beach near the sea or even go for a cycling. The main attraction is the morning sunrise which looks more beautiful with palm trees and pine forest as a foreground. There are many hotels, restaurants, cafes around the area. However, is you want something on your own, you can try man fishing on the rocks.


  • Name: Paseo Maritimo Bernat Artola
  • Address: TF-1, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
  • Hours: 10AM-6PM
  • Tel: +34 822 07 00 00

7.Visit the beautiful Chruch of St. Tomas

Iglesia Parroquial de Santo Tomas de Villanueva
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In the middle of the town is Iglesia Parroquial de Santo Tomas de Villanueva which is a church. It is a center for all parades visit happen. Having a really Delightful interior, they always welcome the people in the community. It is constantly visited by the local praise holders and is a great place if you are in search of a church in Santo Tomas de Villanueva.


  • Name: Iglesia Parroquial de Santo Tomas de Villanueva
  • Address: Plaza de la Constitucion S/n, Benicasim, Spain

8. Know about the drinks at Carmelitano

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With splendid Spanish wines and liqueurs, Carmelitano Bodegas y Destilerias is a Winery and Brewery. You can do a tour of the Carmelitano and also do a wine tasting and buy the ones you like. It is really popular among the locals and is getting liked by the tourist coming in the region too. If you are a fan of tasting and buying wines, you should try Carmelitano.


  • Name: Carmelitano Bodegas y Destilerias
  • Address: Calle Bodolz, 12, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
  • Time:  9:00AM – 1:30 PM  | 02:00AM – 06:30 PM
  • Tel: +34 964 30 08 49

9. Perros Flacos Art Shop

Anyone looking for current arts items, Perros Flacos Art Shop is an option available to all lovers of this contemporary world. They have a collection of contemporary art which is a great showpiece to put in your home. At the end of the tour, you might want something to take back with you, it may be just the place to buy an artistic souvenir or gift to someone.


  • Name: Ayuntamiento de Benicasim
  • Address: C / Sequiota, 1, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
  • TIme: 16:00 – 20:00 | 10:00 – 13:30 except Sunday and Saturday

10. Enjoy Annual Music Festival

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Taking place in the town of Benicàssim, Festival Internacional de Benicassim(FIB)  is an annual music festival in Benicassim. Mainly focusing on pop, rock and electronica artist, it has the reputation as being among the best on the international festival circuit. It is not going on all time of year. So, if it going on while you are in Benicassim, It is something not to miss out.


  • Name: Internacional de Benicàssim
  • Address: Benicàssim, Spain
  • Date: Jul 14 – Jul 17

Have a good trip and travel!

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