Where to get a COVID test in Benidorm

If you need a COVID test in Benidorm, there are a few places where you can get the PCR test or the antigen test or rapid test locally. At the moment, it’s compulsory to produce a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours when you arrive at an airport or port in Spain, however, […]

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NEW Coronavirus Measures across Valencia Community

This morning, Friday 6th November 2020, the president Ximo Puig addressed the Valencian community to announce further restrictions imposed on the Valencian community. The restrictions have been posted in Castellano and Valenciano, but not in English so I have translated the document below: Wakes and Burials Capacity of 1/3 with a maximum limit of 25 […]

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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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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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“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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