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Spring March 2023, good weather next week in Alicante (Costa Blanca)

For the next week, the weather conditions are expected to change drastically again, as temperatures are expected to rise significantly. In fact, temperatures are expected to reach 28 degrees in some parts of the province, which would be a notable change compared to the low temperatures recorded in previous days, closer to the values typical of spring.

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Airport clear plastic bags on the way out

Spanish airports will stop asking airline passengers to take liquids and electronic devices out of their luggage.

State airport operator Aena announced that it will gradually bring in new 3D scanners, which they say will allow airport staff to ‘inspect luggage with these items inside’.

Madrid-Barajas and Barcelona-El Prat will be the first airports to use the new technology as they account for 40% of the country’s air traffic.

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Alicante-Elche airport opens the Costa Blanca to ten new air routes thanks to low cost airlines

The companies anticipate that the new flights for this season could move close to a million new passengers this year – Ryanair incorporates routes to Fez, Turin and Warsaw

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Alicante-Elche airport among the 100 best in the world and the 5th in Spain

The Alicante airport has been the 66th best valued aerodrome in the world in 2022 but has lost 5 places since 2019 due to the stoppage it suffered due to the covid. Alicante-Elche appears in 66th place among the best airports in the world in the 2022 Airhelp ranking.

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Tapas on the Costa Blanca: Benidorm

If you want to try tapas on the Costa Blanca, you should go to Benidorm. Away from the skyscrapers, the old town surprises with its pretty corners – and everyone gets their fill here.

Benidorm – Tapas and pintxos belong to Spain like beer and schnitzel to Germany. This gastronomic heritage can be experienced in particular in the historic center of Benidorm.

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Best weather october on record

Last month was the hottest October in Spain since records began in 1961, with an average temperature of 18ºC.

It beat the previous record, from October 2017, by 0.8ºC, according to state weather agency Aemet.

The figure was 3.6ºC higher than the average for the period of reference (1981-2010).

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Tickets for Benidorm Fest 2023

The organization of Benidorm Fest 2023 will put 1,000 tickets on sale so that eurofans can attend as a public. Tickets for Benidorm Fest 2023 will go on sale from November 7, when tickets for the first semifinal will be offered from 12:00 noon on the website datosatualcance.com. Four days later, on November 11, tickets will be available for the second semifinal of Benidorm Fest 2023 at the same time. While tickets for the Benidorm Fest 2023 grand finale will go on sale on November 14.

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Five months of summer and high tourist season in Alicante and Benidorm

Climatology confirms that the hottest season of the year already invades part of spring and autumn on the Costa Blanca. Five months of summer in Alicante and Benidorm, and stretches the tourist season. The Mediterranean Sea continues with unusually high temperatures, with values ranging between 22-24 ºC.

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Fancy Dress Party Benidorm 2022

The Fancy Dress parade is celebrated as the main day of the week of the local Benidorm Fiestas Patronales .This event is held being on the second or third Thursday of the month of November depending on the calendar.

The history of the Benidorm Fancy Dress Party began around the 1990s. This was due the Benidorm Half Marathon held on November 21 or 22 of each year, participants from  Great Britain began to congregate for this sports event, most of them  from the same Runners club.

The now Traditional End of Season Benidorm Fancy Dress Party  has grow over the past 20 years from it’s start as a Promotional gimmick by Manolo from Sinatras Bar. He offered anyone who turned up on the day a Free Drink. This offer is now not in place as the attendance is now at 40,000 plus people attending the one day street party, although 2021 was less due to the Covid Pandemic.