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Useful information:


  • Valencian: the local language of the Region of Valencia.
  • Spanish: the official language of the Spanish state.

Opening hours and meal times:

Meal times are generally later than in the rest of Europe.

  • Breakfast: Between 7.30 a.m. and 10 a.m.
  • Lunch: Between 2 p.m. and 3.30 p.m.
  • Supper: Between 9 p.m. and 10.30 p.m.

Town Hall- OAC (Citizens services department): 09.00a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

Post office: Monday to friday 8.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. | Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shops: 10 a.m. - 1.30 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Market: Saturday 8 a.m. - 1.30 p.m.. In streets: Sant Nicolau, Hort de Bordes & Dolores piera avenue.

Super and Hyper markets are usually open from Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. and some open mornings on Saturday and Bank Holidays.

Time zone:

GMT +1 (Madrid)


Most Banks open Monday to Friday from 8.30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  These have 24 hours cashpoints most of them offering international service.

Credit cards:

Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept credit cards such as VISA and Mastercard.

Mains electricity:

The voltage is 220-240V CA, and the frequency 50 Hz. 
Electrical appliances from USA, South America and Canada must be used with power adaptors. 
The plugs are 2 pinned europlugs. Adapters can be adquired in any hardware shop.

Download tourist map of Benissa Old Town

Download tourist map of Benissa coast

Download tourst map of the municipality of Benissa