Hotel Cuco (ex. Antea)

  • 60Km from Alicante (ALC) Airport
  • 0.75Km to beach
  • 1.2Km to town centre
  • Sun terrace
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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The Hotel Cuco (ex Antea Hotel) is a lovely 3-star hotel offering guests a wide range of facilities and services, including a freshwater outdoor swimming pool and animation 6 times ... Continue reading

The Hotel Cuco (ex Antea Hotel) is a lovely 3-star hotel offering guests a wide range of facilities and services, including a freshwater outdoor swimming pool and animation 6 times a week! A great option for both families and couples alike, the hotel has been recently renovated, ready to welcome its guests into a completely new & trendy establishment.

The hotel enjoys a central location in a quiet area of Poniente Beach, only about 650m from the beach and 400m away from the town centre. Convenient location aside, the Cuco hotel boasts plenty of great services, aiming to make your stay as comfortable as possible. On-site you'll find a 24-hour reception, a lounge and free WiFi. There are also 114 guestrooms, each fully fitted with air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, en-suite bathroom and, again, free WiFi.

You can grab a bite at the hotel's buffet restaurant with show cooking, visit the cafeteria or enjoy a cocktail by the pool bar (open July and August). For a truly pleasant stay at Benidorm, look no further than the Hotel Cuco!

Please note that the swimming pool for this hotel is located across the road from the main building. Special Note For Transfers Please note that coach transfers cannot get directly outside the hotel because of the location, you will be dropped off and picked up approximately 200m from the hotel. Direct transfers will take you to the door of the hotel.

Activities

  • Children's playground
  • Entertainment staff
  • Golf course (within 3 km) (Additional charge)
  • Outdoor swimming pool (for adults and children)

Other facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Non smoking throughout
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers to use a credit or debit card.

To make booking a holiday at Hotel Cuco (ex. Antea) in Benidorm easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Hotel Cuco (ex. Antea) with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Rows of shops selling beach buckets and flip-flops line the seafront of Benidorm, the Costa Blanca's largest and liveliest holiday resort town, where hordes of tourists throng the streets 24 hours a day. Of the thousands who come to holiday here on the town's three miles (5km) of white sandy beaches each year, many have stayed and purchased apartments in the numerous blocks that now dot the skyline. Benidorm, north of Alicante, is the party capital of the Costa Blanca with an unrivalled nightlife and a daytime carnival-like beach culture.

Remnants of Benidorm's historic past are now well hidden, but tucked into the Casco Antiguo section are the ruins of a castle built in the 14th century to fend off Berber pirates. Benidorm's spectacular sunsets are best viewed from the castle's 'mirador' (balcony). The place to see and be seen in the town however is the Playa de Levante, a two-mile (3km) boardwalk lined with trendy cafés and bars

Resort Rating

Scenery

Shopping

Family

Watersports

Cost

Nightlife

Sightseeing

Beach

Restaurants

Activities

Benidorm's major holiday attractions are its spectacular beaches. The two huge sweeping crescents stretch for over three miles (5km) and are known as Levante and Poniente - Spanish for sunrise and sunset. They are kept meticulously clean and are consistently voted among the cleanest and most popular beaches in Europe. All sorts of watersports can be organised from the beaches from swimming and diving off the man-made rafts to jet skiing, banana boat rides, parasailing and scuba diving. On the outskirts of town tourists can visit the water parks or Terra Mitica, Spain's largest theme park with a terrifying roller coaster. There are also loads of options for those wishing to escape Benidorm for a day; beautiful mountainous countryside surrounds the holiday resort and jeep safaris and cycle trips around this rugged interior are becoming increasingly popular. Alicante, 25 miles (40km) south of Benidorm, is the Costa Blanca's main city and has a number of interesting sights. Other good days out include a coach trip to the ancient mountain fortress at Guadalest, built by the Moors in 715, and the town of Altea with its delightful medieval cobbled streets and beautiful Mediterranean views, eight miles (13km) north of Benidorm.

Restaurants

Top-rated restaurants in Benidorm include Paneil's, China Garden, India Gate, Mme Butterfly, The Vagabond and Witches Bistro. All the major fast food restaurants are also available and the old harbour is the best place to try out the local cuisine.

Nightlife

Benidorm is one of the biggest nightspots on the Med with something to suit all preferences. There are loads of bars hosting live shows, quizzes, bingo, karaoke and drag shows& and lots of live bands playing everything from Abba to ZZ Top. Those looking for a party in Benidorm should go to Wheeltappers, Sinatras, the Palladium or the Stardust Benidorm.

Shopping

The streets of Benidorm are lined with gift shops catering for people on holiday and the supermarkets are fully stocked with well-known brands. Prices in the holiday resort are cheap, particularly alcohol and cigarettes. There is an open-air market every Wednesday and a rastro(car boot sale) every Sunday next to the railway station. The town of Altea is worth a visit on Tuesdays for its outdoor market or simply for a leisurely stroll along the promenade, while Alicante is a good destination for shoppers in search of some more sophisticated shops.

Negatives

Benidorm is not a good choice for those wanting an authentic Spanish holiday; it's a bit like Blackpool in the sun, but for those looking for entertainment and nightlife it can't be beaten. The resort abounds with hundreds of persistent touts trying to sell tourists everything from trinkets to timeshare apartments. There are also insistent promotions staff outside the bars and restaurants, but can be worth chatting up as they sometimes offer free drinks. However, as with any party destination there have been reports of drinks being spiked, visitors out on the town should be wary of leaving their drinks unattended or accepting drinks from strangers. Benidorm caters for all ages; older visitors may think there are too many youngsters while others think there are too many OAPs!

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Spanish,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.91

This week's weather forecast

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Wed 25 Oct

Hotel address : Montera,10, Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Spain, 03502

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A selection of available rooms is shown below. More options may be available.
  • Double Room
    • Hair Dryer
    • Sat or Cable TV
    • Air Conditioning
    • Direct Dial Telephone
    • Safety Box (Extra Charge)
    • Central Heating
    • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Double or Twin Room
    • TV
    • Central heating
    • Hairdryer
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Safe
    • Bathtub
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
  • Single Room
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Central heating
    • Centrally regulated air conditioning
    • Safe
    • TV
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Bathtub
    • Bathroom

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