Benidorm - August

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  1. 504329lt

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    Anyone been in van in August? Are campsites busy? Checked online and they don't seem that much more expensive than winter (for short says).
     
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    The campsites become super busy in August when the prices drop with a big influx of people looking for bargains
    Roll on September when we get there
     
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    Sites are very crowded in high summer, mostly Spanish families. It will NOT be quiet.

    But bear in mind the temperatures in August here in that region of Spain.
    It is HOT.
    I don't mean hot; I mean HOT.
    Blisteringly, oven-like hot, day and night.
     
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    We were in Spain during late August/September. A bit further south at Torre Del Mar.

    And as The Nomad says - it was HOT. Well over 30c even at night.

    As we travelled down through central Spain we had 38c at midnight.
     
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    & it's even hotter here.:D2
     
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    Beni in August :eek:

    Will be full of stag and hen parties, and streets will be running with all sorts of stuff:censored:

    Bad enough with the crumblies on their mobility scooters and @ukbill off season :LOL:

    Good fun tho;)
     
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    Love your new avatar photo Graham and Steph !
     
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    The hen and stags arrive Thursday and Leave Tuesday at the latest and if you stay up around the top of the Rincon won't affect you too much

    It all depends on whether you like a quiet drink or one where you can't hear your self think :LOL:

    And less of the crumblies some of us NEED to use scooters ---:mad: the problem in Benidorm was money grabbing Spaniards hiring out to any twit who asked -- not as the law said only if over 50 with a blue badge
    NOW thanks to that ALL scooters are to go on the road only - - only a matter of time before accidents are caused now due to impatience by car drivers.

    It was bad enough when idiots would hire a twin scooter take it into a supermarket and then need the Fire Brigade to remove it when it got stuck
    I know of two at least removed by the Bomberos physically having to lift a scooter into the air and carry it and the idiots on it out of the store

    just hope that they see sense before I get my scooter to Benidorm though I do tend to ride the road there anyway
     
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    Dont worry about your scooter. I returned to the UK on Thursday and went everywhere on our scooters. Wouldnt dream of going on a Spanish road on one, you would be dead in a week. You take your life in your hands on a zebra crossing in Spain, so am staying on the footpath. The Round Town News is the Spanish equivalent of the Daily Mail, so dont believe a word of what you read in it. I even went on the footpath to the police station in old town to renew my NIE number and there was a crowd of plod standing outside who graciously stood in the road to let me pass.
     
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    HA the municipal Plods
    they can't even catch the Looky Looky men even after I've run three and their box over
    they could catch a cold
    Or even the naked man running through old town year before last

    As for Round Town they are only the publicity arm of the tours selling shop at the bottom of Rincon
     
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    Would rather ride my cycle on the road in Spain than most places,,BUSBY,,
     
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    I know what you mean I would like a cheap electric Trike they are faster than scooters as the last few times I went on the electric bike I fell off :cry:
     
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    best thing for august in benidorm is to stay in during the day with aircon full blast and venture out about 10pm,have fun lol
     
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    Rather than spend all that money going to Benidorm in August, couldn't you just stay at home and stick hot, rusty pins into your eyeballs?

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Is it me or is JJ becoming a miserable old fart ??? ;)

    I love Benidorm in August and so do my grandkids... We have got into the Spanish way, siesta in the afternoon and then out at night.. It's real change to see kids out on the beech playing at midnight and jumping about on trampolines at 1am while your still sat in your shorts.. :)
     
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    He has always been a miserable old fart lol
     
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