Top things to do in Benicàssim

Top Choice Music in Benicàssim

Festival Internacional de Benicàssim

Fans gather by the tens of thousands for this annual four-day bash, one of Europe’s major outdoor music festivals. Top acts in recent years have included some classic names, but the majority are up-to-the-minute act…
Tapas in Benicàssim

El Charquito

Draw a Spanish bar from muscle memory and this is what you get: hanging hams, strings of garlic and peppers, orderly family frenzy behind the counter, seafood gleaming on ice and a cosy conviviality. The food is ver…
Nature Reserve in Benicàssim

Desierto de les Palmes

The twisting, climbing CV147 leads, after about 6km, to this occasionally misty inland range – cooler than the coast – with a Carmelite monastery and first-class restaurant at its heart. Nowadays it's a nature reser…
Valencian in Benicàssim

Restaurante Desierto de las Palmas

Families flock from miles around to this popular venue, famed for its rice and seafood dishes, in the hills behind Benicàssim. Lively, noisy and very Spanish, it sits on a spur close to the Carmelite monastery and o…
Tapas in Benicàssim

El Mercado

Though this place is dressed up as a gin bar these days, it's really a restaurant, and one that stands out for the quality of its food. Fish straight from the market and a range of creative tapas are reliably excell…
Bar in Benicàssim

La Lluna

The best year-round option in Benicàssim, this sweet place is a fine destination for a post-tapas copa (mixed drink), with friendly staff and a pleasant lounge area out back.