Spain Faces a 6 Month State of Alarm

Pedro Sánchez addressed the nation today to announce that a State of Alarm has been enforced for 15 days, and if approved, until May 9th 2021. The new law provides regional governments the option to stop travel in and out of their regions and communities unless it is justified, as well as imposing an obligatory […]

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Benidorm Curfew Starts TONIGHT

Valencian Government curfew starts 25th October at 1am. The Valencian Government have announced that the new restrictions come into play tonight at 1am, rather than in a few days time which was previously announced. To be absolutely clear, the new restrictions are not part of lockdown. There is no lockdown being set in Benidorm and […]

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Valencia Region Considering a Curfew to Combat COVID19

The three provinces of the Valencia region (Alicante, Castellón and Valencia) have remained the lowest case rates in Spain throughout the entire pandemic. On Tuesday, the Valencian Community reported 1,318 new coronavirus cases confirmed by PCR and through antigen tests, which increased the total number of positives to 51,013 since the pandemic began. Most of […]

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An Audience with Derren Litten at Mateo’s Benidorm Review

On Monday 14th September 2020, just before Mateo’s Bar Benidorm announced they would be temporarily closing due to the current situation in Benidorm, I attended An Audience with Derren Litten at Mateo’s Bar in Benidorm. I paid for my own ticket for this event and this is not an advertisement post. This is purely a […]

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The Restrictions in Benidorm October 2020

As you might’ve seen on my Facebook page, Diary of a Spanglish Girl , the current restrictions in Benidorm have been extended for a further 21 days to help combat the spread of COVID-19. The 3 week restriction will end on 19th October, but it’s very likely it will be extended again. This means, the […]

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“Benidorm Island” an initiative for a safe corridor for British tourism

“Benidorm Island” is an initiative started by the Valencian government and visit Benidorm to propose a safe health corridor for British tourism for this autumn 2020. The concept of a “safe and visitable island” has the support of the Valencian Provincial Council and Comunitat Valenciana Tourism Board, and aspires to achieve a safe corridor. They […]

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Is there going to be a safe air corridor between Britain and Benidorm?

Should we get our hopes up just yet? I’m not too sure. But Benidorm is trying hard to bring British tourists back to Benidorm, which is why on Monday 14th September 2020, there’s a meeting being held to discuss and potentially establish a safe air corridor between Great Britain and Alicante-Elche Airport. Toni Pérez, mayor […]

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