This church was built in the eighteenth century, more precisely, according to legend, just after the discovery of the statue of the Virgin of Suffrage (the patroness of the city) in a boat that was floating off course.
In a Neo-classical style, it has a white façade, ochre mouldings and cornices, and a blue dome, which is typical of Mediterranean domes.
Once inside, visitors can admire a large pipe organ that was inaugurated in 2012, on the day the patron saint is celebrated.
This characteristic Spanish market awaits you. It's large size ensures you'll find just about everything you could want. It's well-known for its bargains and is extremely popular. On Sunday, locals and tourists come to buy clothes, food, flowers or typical regional products. And when you need a break, head for one of the bars in the market and watch the world go by.
Your visit to Benidorm will immerse you in Spanish culture. Explore the old town. You will discover its many picturesque cobbled streets. You can also admire the church in the form of a blue dome and the white houses that surround it. During your walk, enjoy the shops or bars of the old town. Every year, Benidorm organises almost 50 local festivals so try to discover the city during one of these.
At the top of Cerro Canfali in Benidorm, the Balcony of the Mediterranean, a splendid belvedere, provides a superb panorama over the sea. During the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the fortress served as a defence against incursions from Algerian and Berber pirates. It stands atop the great rock that separates the two main beaches, Levante and Poniente.
Mundomar is the perfect zoo for spending quality time with your family. It is home to many species of mammals, birds and reptiles. In addition to discovering all this, you can also enjoy a variety of shows. And for those who have dreamt of this moment, at Mundomar you can swim with sea lions and meet dolphins. And you can have pictures taken with the animals to ensure the moment is captured for eternity.