Easier to get onto Levante beach

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Easier to get onto
LEVANTE BEACH: No-show spaces freed up Photo credit: Benidorm town hall

VISITORS to Benidorm’s Levante beach welcomed modifications to booking procedures.

First, Beaches councillor Monica Gomez announced that the reservations could be made from 9am onwards, followed not long afterwards with the news that booked spaces which were still unoccupied by 11am would be freed up for other beachgoers.

Vacated spaces are also re-allocated, she pointed out.

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These can be booked both online and from the promenade kiosks in front of Plaza de Torrejo, at the foot of the Avenida de Europa and in the Rincon de Loix.

This made an additional 360 spaces available on the first day, prompting Gomez to point out that there had been no queues at the Torrejo and Rincon kiosks.

Only the Avenida de Europa kiosks had queues of around 15 people with an average waiting time of five minutes, the councillor said.


Gomez also said that it was easy to understand why there have been so many complaints.

“People want to enjoy the beach but we are having to deal with a pandemic, and safety has to come first.”


Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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