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Blue Flag Beaches Street Style Dates for your diary Lo Cost Festival Beach reads Summer Sports Horoscopes Benidorm Series Shopping Guide Map and Vista Listings Vista News

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welcome! Welcome Dear readers this is a great time of year on the Costa Blanca especially if you love the beach. The favourite daytime activity here on the coast is sun bathing, alongside all of the other fun filled beach activities that are great for the kids and the family the; beach has it all! Vista Magazine offers some great features to read and enjoy while you relax on the terrace, beach or balcony but also we also want to give you the details on the best places to visit, bars & restaurants, shopping, services and lifestyle , together with money saving offers and discounts. You don’t need to pay a penny to benefit from all of the incredible

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savings, just pick up a VISTA CARD at any of our advertising outlets, tourist information, or send us a message by text, what’s app or Facebook and we will deliver your free VISTA CARD to you wherever you are.

Enjoy the long summer evenings and prepare your diary to include this year’s even BIGGER & Better Low Cost Festival starting on 26th July see page 8 dates for the diary for a full programme of the events. Whatever it is you are planning this summer, we hope you will benefit from VISTA CARD and enjoy our monthly magazine.

Marco

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Nota de bienvenida

Welcome

Queridos lectores, esto es una gran época del año en la Costa Blanca, especialmente si te gusta la playa. La actividad diurna favorita aquí en la costa blanca es tomar el sol, junto a todas las otras actividades divertidas de la playa que son ideales para los niños y la familia. La playa lo tiene todo! Vista Magazine ofrece algunos excelentes articulos para leer y disfrutar mientras te relajas en la terraza, la playa o en el balcón, pero también queremos darte los detalles de los mejores lugares para visitar, bares, restaurantes, tiendas, servicios de estilo de vida, junto con ofertas para ahorrar dinero y descuentos. No necesitas pagar ni un céntimo para beneficiarte de todos

los ahorros increíbles, sólo coge una tarjeta VISTA en cualquiera de nuestros puntos de venta, información turística, o envíenos un mensaje de texto, whatsapp o Facebook y le enviaremos su tarjeta VISTA gratuita donde quiera que esté.

Disfruta de las largas noches de verano y apunta en tu diario la fecha del aun mas grande y mejor Festival De Low Cost, a partir de el 26 de Julio. En la página 8 tenemos la programación completa de los eventos. Sea lo que sea lo que estás planeando para este verano, esperamos que te beneficies de tu VISTA card y disfrutes de nuestra revista.

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Useful Numbers

BUS STATION 96 683 1648 RINCON LOIX Avenida Derramador, s/n (confluencia C/ Gerona) . C.P: 03503.

Police Tourist Info SAMU Round Town Travel Red Cross Buses Fire Brigade Train local General Emergency Taxi Post Office Airport British Consulate Town hall Medical Centre Albir Clinica Rincon Clinica Dental Airport Transfers Amigo 24 Mobility Services 24 Hr Doctor

BENIDORM Tel: 96 680 5914 Fax: 96 586 3625 www.benidorm.org/turismo benidormrincon@touristinfo.net Mon-Fri 09:00 to 21:00 h

CENTRO PLAZA CANALEJAS El Torrejó (antiguo Ayuntamiento) s/n C.P: 0350. Benidorm Tel: 96 585 1311 or 96 585 3224 Fax: 96 586 3625 (Ayto.) www.benidorm.org/turismo benidorm@touristinfo.net Mon-Fri 09:00 to 21:00 h. Saturday 10:00 to 13:30 h. EUROPA AVENIDA EUROPA s/n (cruce C/ Ibiza) C.P: 03503. Benidorm Tel: 96 586 0095 www.benidorm.org/turismo benidormeuropa@touristinfo.net Mon-Fri 10:00 to 13:00h & 17:00 to 20:00 h.

ALBIR PLAYA. PASEO DE LAS ESTRELLAS. Platja de l’Albir 2. C.P: 03581. L’Alfàs del Pi. Tel: 96 686 7022. Fax: 96 686 7023. www.lalfas.com alfasplaya@touristinfo.net Summer opening 09:00 to 14:00 & 17:00 to 20:00h Rest of the year Mon-Fri 09:00 to 14:00 h. L’ALFAS DEL PI Calle Federico García Lorca, 11 (Bajos Ayto.) C.P: 03580. L’Alfàs del Pi Tel: 96 588 8905 or 96 588 8265 Fax: 96 588 7112 www.lalfas.com alfasdelpi@touristinfo.net Winter Mon-Sat 09:00 to 14:00 h. Summer Mon-Thu 09:00 to 20:00 Sat-Sun 10:00 to 18:00 h.

Markets on the Costa Blanca Monday/Lunes Agres, Callosa d’En Sarria, Cox, Denia, Elche, Formentera, Granja de Rocamora, Ibi, La Nucia, Llocnou de Sant Jeroni, Parcent, Petrer, Penaguila, Playa de Miramar (summer evenings), Monover, Real de Gandia, Santa Pola, Sax, Xeraco

TOURIST INFORMATION Malecón de la Encantada 1 03170 - Rojales Tel: 966715001 Fax: 966714742 Plaza Ruiz Capdepont s/n 03181 - Torrevieja Tel: 965703433 Fax: 965715936 Calle Caballeros de Rodas 27 03181 - Torrevieja Tel: 965709023 Fax: 966703357 Calle Portugal (Bus Station) 17 03003 - Alacant/alicante Tel: 965929802 Fax: 965920112 Playa san Juan. Avenida de Niza s/n 03540 - Alacant/alicante Tel: 965154586 Calle Miguel Hernández, s/n (provisional) 03140 - Guardamar Del Segura Tel: 965724488 Fax: 965727292 TOURIST INFO DENIA C/ Dr. Manuel Lattur n.1- E, Dénia. Tel. 96 642 23 67 – 902 11 41 62. E-mail: denia@touristinfo.net

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Tuesday/Martes Alicante, (Rastro), Aspe, Altea, Barx, Bellreguard, Benijofar, Campo de Mirra, Castalla, Elda, Orihuela, Palma de Gandia, Piles, Playa de Piles (summer evenings), Rafelcofer, Relleu, San Fulgencio, Sella, Tibi, Villalonga, Xalo(Jalon), Xeresa

THEME PARKS OPENING TIMES

Wednesday/Miercoles Ador, Albatera, Alcoi, Alqueries, Almoines, Banyeres, Barx, Benjema, Beniaries, Benidorm, Benilloba, Benitatxell, Biar, Callosa de Segura, Calpe (Rastro),

Open - 10.30 - 18.30 every day

El Cammpello, Elda, Guardamar del Segura, La Font d’en Carros, Muchamiel, Monforte del Cid, Novelda, Orba, Ondara, Petrer, Polop, Potries, Rotova, San Miguel de Salinas, Sella, Teulada

Open 10.00 - 19.00 Mon - Friday Open until 20.00 weekends

Thursday/Jueves Agost, Agres, Albatera, Alguena, Alicante, Aspe, Benidoleig, Cocentaina, Hondon de los Frailes,

Llocnou de Sant Jeroni, Pego, Playe de Bellreguard (summer evenings), Rafelcofer, Rojales, Tavernes de Valldigna, Villajoyosa, Xabia (Javia), Xixona (Jijona) Friday/Viernes Albatera, Almoines, Banyeres, Benejuzar, Beniarres, Benidoleig, Crevillente, Daimus, Denia (Rastro), El Verger, Finestrat, Gata de Gorgos, Granja de Rocamora, L’ Alfas del Pi, Monforte del Cid, Monstesinos, Moraira, Muro de Alcoi, Oliva, Onil, Petrer, Pilar de la Horadada, Playa de Daimus (summer evenings), Rafol d’ Almunia, Sella, Tibi, Torrevieja, Villalonga. Saturday/Sabado Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Alqueria, Banyeres, Bellreguard, Benifairo, Benissa, Callosa d’En Sarria, Calpe, Castalla, Castell de Castells, Catral, Elche, Elda , La Font d’En Carros, La Romana, Gaianes, Hondon de las Nieves, Novelda, Ondara, Pedreguer, Tavernes de la Valdigna (summer evenings), San Vicente del Raspeig, Salinas, Relleu, Santa Pola, Xalo (Jalon) Rastro Sunday/Domingo Benidorm, Elche, La Nucia, Campoverde, Camp de Guardamar, Algorfa, La Marina, Zoco.

Company Information: Edita Vista Costa Blanca SL 966 800 551 Office: Calle Vall de Biar 14, La Nucia, Alicante 03530 Tel 966 800 551| info@vistacostablanca.com | www.vistacostablanca.com NIF: B54507306 | Office Open- Monday – Friday 09.30-15.30 Editor- Marco Baiardo marco@vistacostablanca.com Design & layout- RTN Design and Print. email print@rtnnewsgroup.com Printed by- Mediaprint La Nucia

AQUALANDIA 10.00 - 18.00 every day MUNDOMAR 10.00 - 18.00 EVERY DAY TERRA MITICA Open Every Day 10.30 -8pm from 13 July 10.30 - Midnight

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BENIDORM

Famous Blue Flag Beaches Benidorm is the most visited resort in the Costa Blanca by British tourists and it’s no wonder why. Consisting of miles of golden beaches, a host of fantastic theme parks and a nightlife that is unrivalled in any resort. The two main beaches of Benidorm; Levante and Poniente offer quality services, limpid water and fine sands difficult to find elsewhere in the Mediterranean. Benidorm’s beaches are justifiably famous and the resort’s continuing success owes much to those fabulous golden crescents. Stretching for a luxuriant six kilometres from Levante Beach in the east to Poniente Beach in the west, consistently high quality blue flag bathing, lifeguard patrols, a

wealth of water sports and an impressive approach to cleanliness mean these beaches are among the best in Europe. Each has its own particular character so take your pick. From bar to bar and club to club you will find comedians, singers, dancers, live music and of course not forgetting the great old British past time karaoke. From beach bars in the day to disco bars and clubs in the evening and massive discoteques for those who want to dance into the early hours it’s no wonder many don’t want to or simply don’t go home.

Benidorm simply has it all whether young or old, with family or friends. Visit www.vistacostablanca.com for all the latest information and discount offers and up to date information on Benidorm’s Bars, Restaurants, Nightlife and Shopping.

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Street Style

Our photographer and fashion blogger scoured the streets of Benidorm to find 3 stylish people looking good in their spring/ summer style

who? Victoria, from Argentina Was wearing? Head-to-toe Cuesta Blanca with Batistela shoes and a Gucci bag We love it because... The patterned jeans look super cute with her fab black wedges. Victoria keeps the look simple with her black top and accessorizes perfectly with her sunglasses and “oh so want one” Gucci bag

who?

super sleek hair

who? elizabeth, from Uruguay Was wearing? Head-to-toe Zara (including her shoes) and a Mango blazer We love it because... Maxi-skirts are so in right now and Elizabeth proves just how stylish they can be. She looks ready to take her seat in the front row at any European fashion week

¿Quién?

¿Quién?

¿Quién?

¿Que llevaba puesto?

QUE LLEVABA ?:

Victoria de Argentina ¿Que llevaba puesto? De arriba a abajo de Cuesta Blanca con zapatos Batistela y un bolso de Gucci. Nos encanta porque... Los pantalones vaqueros con motivos parecen super lindos con sus cuñas negras fabulosas. Victoria mantiene un look simple con su top negro que combina perfectamente con sus gafas de sol y su bolso de Gucci. (jo, yo también quiero uno...)

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juliette, from Argentina Was wearing? Argentinian label Abstracts and Batistela shoes We love it because... Juliette’s multi-coloured top and skinny white jeans look amazing teamed with the summer musthave colourful wedges and her

Juliette de Argentina

Abstractos de marca Argentina y zapatos Batistela.

Nos encanta porque...

Los vaqueros blancos de Juli-

ette y su camiseta multicolor quedan increíbles con las

cuñas coloridas imprescindibles en verano y su pelo esta super elegante

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Elizabeth de Uruguay. Todo de Zara menos la Americana que es de Mango.

NOS ENCANTA PORQUE:

Faldas “máxi” están ahora

mismo de moda, y Elizabeth nos enseña como llevarlas.

Parece estar lista de sentar en

primer fila de cualquier desfile de moda.

Estilo callejero

Nuestro fotógrafo y blogger de moda ha rastreado las calles de Benidorm para encontrar a 3 personas con un estilo propio, con un look de primavera/verano.

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Low Cost festival celebrates its fifth edition on 26th, 27th and 28th July 2013.

The new values competition of the Budweiser low Cost Festival is here once again to bring you the freshest in music. in 2012 it was Granada’s Trepát, in 2011 the Valencians modelo de respuesta polar, and in 2010 the Varry Brava from murcia. This is the edition where it can be your friends band which climb up on the stage at the low Cost Budweiser festival.

Reasons to be Lower in 2013 Now after four editions the Low Cost festival has grown from a two-day festival with a total of 10,000 attendees (first edition in 2009) and one stage to being one of the five most important music festivals in the country that broke records last year with nearly 60,000 attendees, 5 stages, and a three day official programme, two days of fiestas and beach activities and Live shows by more than 40 bands. Be Lower, be Lovver: After its successful campaign for sustainability developed during 2012, Low Cost festival has rapidly positioned itself among the leading environmentally aware festivals in Europe this year getting the certificate VIVO. Measures such as returnable vessels,cardioid sound systems that reduce noise emissions, encouraging carpooling and use of the bicycle or selective rubbish collection for recycling, are just some of the many actions that Low Cost festival has developed to offset their CO2 footprint and thus become an environmentally conscious event. The trajectory has been spectacular on the stages of Low Cost festival since its first edition held on July 30th and August 1st, 2009, where artists and bands like Placebo (two editions in 2010 and 2012), Suede, Kasabian, Editors, Mika, Mando Diao, Cut Copy, Crystal Castles, The Raveonettes, The Planets, These New Puritans, Vive la Fête, Love of Lesbian, Fangoria have performed... it has been the festival that saw the dawn of bands like Supersubmarina or Fuel Fandango, and it maybe has, to this day, one of the best venues to celebrate a festival in the country, the sports centre in Benidorm Guillermo Amor. The Sport Centre Guillermo Amor is an outdoor venue lawn covered, with three musical spaces, ample catering, 2 VIP areas, one with an olympic size pool, and several recreation areas, among them is an island on the lawn with sun loungers, tables, stands to see the concert from a vantage point, a market area with alternative fashion and official merchandise and other activities such as Rock Band Karaoke, where attendees can sing their themes of rock and pop favorites with a real live band. 2013 LINE UP Belle & Sebastian Crystal Castler Two Door Cinema Club Delorentos Monarchy Toy Fangoria Los Enemigos Dorian

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!!! (Chk Chk Chk) Digitalism Veronica Falls Portishead Glasvegas Headbirds Simian Mobile Disco DJ Set GoMad! & Monster Les Castizos And Many More...

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low Cost festival celebra su quinta edición los días 26,27 y 28 de julio de 2013. Razones para ser Lower en 2013

Tras 4 ediciones celebradas Low Cost festival ha pasado de ser un festival de dos días de programación con un total de 10.000 asistentes (primera edición celebrada en 2009) y un solo escenario a ser uno de los 5 principales festivales musicales del territorio nacional que batió récords en la pasada edición con casi 60.000 asistentes, 5 escenarios, 3 días de programación oficial, dos días de fiestas y actividades en la playa y los directos de más de 40 bandas musicales.

Be Lower, be lovver: Tras su exitosa campaña de sostenibilidad desarrollada durante 2012, Low Cost festival se ha posicionado con gran rapidez entre los principales festivales con conciencia medioambiental de Europa, consiguiendo este mismo año el certificado VIVO. Medidas como los vasos y monedas retornables, los sistemas de sonido cardiode que reducen las emisiones de contaminación acústica, el fomento de uso del transporte compartido y la bicicleta o el completo sistema de recogida selectiva de residuos, son solo algunas de las muchas acciones que

ha desarrollado Low Cost festival para compensar su huella de CO2 y convertirse así en un evento con conciencia medioambiental. Espectacular trayectoria musical por los escenarios de Low Cost festival, desde su primera edición celebrada el 30 de julio y 1 de agosto de 2009, han pasado artistas y bandas de la talla de Placebo (en 2 ediciones 2010 y 2012), Suede, Kasabian, Editors, Mika, Mando Diao, Cut Copy, Crystal Castles, The Raveonettes, Los Planetas, These New Puritans, Vive la Fête, Love of Lesbian, Fangoria... ha sido el festival que vio el amanecer de bandas como Supersubmarina o Fuel Fandango, y quizá el que tenga, a día de hoy, uno de los mejores recintos para celebrar un festival del territorio nacional, la ciudad deportiva Guillermo Amor en Benidorm. La Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo

Amor es un recinto cubierto de césped al aire libre, con 3 espacios musicales, una amplia zona de restauración con oferta internacional, 2 zonas VIP, una de ellas con piscina olímpica, y varias zonas de esparcimiento, entre las que se encuentra una isla en el césped con sombrillas, tumbonas y mesas, gradas para ver los conciertos desde un punto de vista privilegiado, una zona de mercado con moda alternativa y merchandising oficial y otras actividades como el Karaoke Rock Band, donde los asistentes pueden cantar sus temas de rock y pop favoritos con una auténtica banda en directo.

CARTEL 2013

Belle & Sebastian Crystal Castler Two Door Cinema Club Delorentos Monarchy Toy Fangoria Los Enemigos Dorian

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!!! (Chk Chk Chk) Digitalism Veronica Falls Portishead Glasvegas Headbirds Simian Mobile Disco DJ Set GoMad! & Monster Les Castizos Y muchos mas

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Beach reads... Libros para la Playa...

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Paper Aeroplanes - Dawn O’Porter

Fern Britton - The Holiday Home

Mark Haddon - The Red House

Sophie Kinsella - I’ve Got Your Number

As far as debut novels go this is one to be proud of. 1994 Guernesy, fifteen year olds Renee and Flor couldn’t be more different but in spite of this strike up a friendship forming an intense bond. A gritty, poignant often laugh-out-loud funny novel taking a snapshot of small town adolescence.

A wonderfully witty novel, two sisters, one house. The holiday of a lifetime. Set on a Cornish Cliff. Prudence and constance, two sisters as different as they are competitive. A long buried secret is about to bite them on the bottom. Can they put their feuding aside or will this family holiday push them over the edge? Must-have holiday read.

A dazzlingly inventive novel about modern family from the author of The Curios Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time. The book is told through the eight family characters who’s stories anything but simple. During the week long holiday get together the stage is set for seven days of resentment and guilt.

Poppy Wyatt loses her priceless engagement ring mere weeks before her wedding and in the search for it comes across a mobile phone thrown in the bin. Cue the beginning of finders keepers and the beginning of something special. Cute modern love story, Sophie Kinsella is a fun writer to read. Pure chick lit comedy.

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Film reviews The Great Gatsby Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher Whilst certainly ambitious... and every bit as visually dazzling as we’d been lead to believe it would be... This new version of The Great Gatsby emphasises visual splendour at the expense of the original vibrant heart of the story. New York in the 1920s could not be more beautiful but the film making is the true star here, as the characterisation is somewhat shallow. Aftershock Eli Roth, Andrea Osuart, Selena Gomez What happens to a group of travels who are in an underground nightclub in Chile when a massive earthquake hits? Hint: Nothing good. An interesting premiss that ultimately fails to impress.

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Star Trek: Into Darkness Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto JJ Abrams delivers an explosive action-thriller that will enthral Trekkies, Pinenuts and Cumberbitches alike along with the rest of film goers. Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a warzone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. Just go and see it. Fast & Furious 6 Vin Diesel, Paul Walker Dwane Johnson Ludicrous but undeniably fun, the stunts are spectacular, the music pumps and the gears grind. This a high octane actionthriller laced with the charm and humour you would expect from the cast.

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June 24- July 7 Tennis - Wimbledon June 29 – July 23 Cycling - Tour De France July 10 – August 25th Cricket – The Ashes July 18-21 Golf – British Open

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The route for the 100th Tour de France was unveiled yesterday at the Paris Convention Centre, in front of an audience of 4,000 people; as had already been widely rumored the historic centenary edition will me a monster of a climb with the kind of hills likely to rule out a second consecutive overall win for Bradley Wiggins. Indeed Wiggins has already declared it ‘more than likely’ he will play a supporting role to team mate Chris Froome and concentrate instead on winning at the more fitting Giro d’Italia (set in include more than 90km of time trial), saying simply, ‘I just want to be in a successful team.’ The 2013 Tour de France will begin, as was already known, on Corsica (June 29) with three days of racing over 511km before moving to mainland France for the first time trial – the team effort in Nice of 25km. The two subsequent (individual) time trials are set for Stage 11 (Avranches – Mont St Michel, 33km) and Stage 17 (Embrun – Chorges, 32km), a total of 65km down from the 100km of this year. The finish,

as has been traditional for many years, will take place on the ChampsElysees in Paris (July 21) after 3,360km of racing; with the twist for this celebratory edition being that not only will riders go all the way to the top of the famous boulevard and circle the Arc de Triomphe, but their arrival is to be timed for twilight too. But it is without doubt the climbs that will define the 2013 edition; although the rumors that the TdF would finish atop l’Alpe d’Huez rather than in Paris proved – naturally enough – unfounded, the beast will still have to be tackled twice during the 168km Stage 18, and the legendary Mont Ventoux makes a welcome (!) appearance once more for 2013. Adding to the tough mix next year will be four summit finishes, not least of which is likely to be the penultimate stage’s ascent to Semnoz where the entire TdF could be won or lost.

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This months Horoscopes CANCER (June 21-July 22): Expect the unexpected. Rely on your knowledge and expertise to see you through any situation you face that might affect your reputation. Your memory will serve you well when dealing with people trying to one-up you. Romance is encouraged. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Get involved in organizations that interest you. Volunteering your services will lead to opportunities that can change your life and possibly your location. New friendships must not cause you to neglect the tried and true people who have always supported you. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Choose your words wisely and oversee everything you want done to avoid mishaps that will be difficult to fix. Don’t let anyone stop you from making the changes you feel are necessary. Use your past experience to outmanoeuvre opposition. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Associate with people who share your interests. Adventure is apparent if you take a day trip or make plans to attend an event that offers lively entertainment. A change in your current status will alter the way you live. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Keep a close eye on any changes being made to a contract, investment or settlement. Hands-on assessment and alterations will save you financial and emotional stress. Your insight will not let you down. Love and romance will improve an important relationship. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Everything comes at a price. What you sign up for may not be what you get. Do your due diligence before making a commitment. A lack of knowledge will be your downfall. Opportunities are present but must be handled wisely. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Discuss your options and make your case. Your ability to explain and to emphasize the consequences and the possibilities will enable you to push forward with a personal plan you want to pursue. Love is highlighted and will help ease your stress. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Enjoy activities that get you moving or stimulate your creative imagination. Interacting with others will pay off in the friendships you make. Don’t limit what you can do because someone is putting unreasonable demands on you. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll have an unrealistic view of your personal life and your domestic situation. You’d be wise to cut your overhead or reassess your current obligations to others and make changes that will improve your life and your important relationships. ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don’t be intimidated by someone who appears to know it all. You have just as much to offer, maybe more, and should let your confidence lead the way. Taking progressive action will help you excel. Expand your interests and your friendships. TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Think about the personal developments you want to pursue. Don’t let a bad experience you’ve had in the past stop you from attending something that can bring you joy. Love is on the rise, and short trips and communication will enhance your relationships. GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t let confusion lead you astray. Not everyone will be upfront about the information you require to make a decision. Do your own research and pursue a path that you feel you can accomplish

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successfully. Avoid fast talkers offering the impossible.

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Horóscopo CÁNCER (21 de junio-22 de julio) Espera lo inesperado. Confía en tu conocimiento y experiencia para llevarte a través de cualquier situación que enfrentes que pudiera afectar tu reputación. Tu memoria te servirá bien cuando se trata de personas intentando quedar por encima de ti. Se recomienda el romance. LEO (julio 23-agosto 22) Participa en organizaciones que te interesan. Ofrecer tus servicios dará lugar a oportunidades que pueden cambiar tu vida y posiblemente tu ubicación. Nuevas amistades no deben hacerte descuidar de las amistades verdaderas, los que siempre te han apoyado. VIRGO (agosto 23-septiembre 22) Elige sabiamente tus palabras y supervisa todo lo que quieras que se haga bien para evitar percances que serán difíciles de solucionar. ¡No permitas que nadie te impida hacer los cambios que consideras necesarios!. Utiliza tu experiencia para superar la oposición. LIBRA (23 de septiembre-22 de octubre) Asóciate con personas que comparten tus intereses. La aventura esta garantizada si haces una excursión o tienes planes para asistir a un evento que ofrece entretenimiento en vivo. Un cambio en tu estado actual modificará la forma en la que vives. Escorpio (23 de octubre-21 de noviembre) Mantén una estrecha vigilancia sobre cualquier modificación al contrato, inversión o liquidación. Las alteraciones y una evaluación práctica te ahorrará estrés financiero y emocional. Tu experiencia no te fallará. Amor y romance mejorará una relación importante. Sagitario (22 de noviembre-21 de diciembre) Todo tiene un precio. Firmar para conseguir algo que quieres quizá no sea lo que obtienes. Actúa con diligencia antes de comprometerte. Una falta de conocimiento será tu caída. Oportunidades están presentes pero debes manejarlos con prudencia.

Gabrielle Aplin

English Rain

The British songstress had her first No.1 Single with her cover of ‘The Power Love’, used in the John Lewis 2012 Christmas Advert. Over the past few years Gabrielle gained a huge online following after publishing acoustic covers and released her first 5-Track EP in 2010. She since toured the UK and Europe, meeting fans after every gig expanding her army of loyal followers wherever she went. Earlier this year she supported Ed Sheeran on his Australia/New Zealand tour after being invited along via text message by the Acoustic King himself. First single from the album ‘Please Don’t Say You Love Me’ shows her melodic tones and word phrasing to perfection. ‘Panic Cord’ edges closer towards the sort of pop music we’re used to hearing, while other tracks such as ‘How Do You Feel Today’ and ‘Alive’ prove why she really is

the indie-folk princess. It’s notably refreshing to hear an album with every single song written by the artist. I had the pleasure of watching Gabrielle soundcheck at The Electric Circus, Edinburgh, in July last year. Her voice was so effortlessly powerful and she seemed like a sweet, down to earth girl. This album deserves every success and I’m sure it won’t be long before Gabrielle Aplin is a household name and a national treasure.

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Capricornio (diciembre 22-enero 19) Discute tus opciones y explica tus razones. Tu habilidad para explicar y hacer hincapié en las consecuencias y las posibilidades te permitirá impulsar un plan personal que deseas buscar. Amor se destaca y ayudará a aliviar tu estrés. ACUARIO (enero 20-febrero 18) Disfruta de actividades que te conmueven o estimulan tu imaginación creativa. Interactuar con otras personas ayudará en las amistades que haces. No pongas límites a lo que puedes hacer porque alguien esté poniendo demandas irrazonables sobre ti. Piscis (febrero 19-marzo 20) Tendrás una visión irrealista de tu vida personal y tu situación interna. Sería sabio cortar de raíz o reevaluar tus obligaciones actuales a los demás y hacer cambios que mejoren tu vida y tus relaciones importantes. ARIES (21 de marzo-19 de abril) No te dejes intimidar por alguien que parece saberlo todo. Tienes mucho que ofrecer, tal vez más de lo que sabes y debes aumentar tu confianza en camino. Tomar acción progresiva te ayudará a sobresalir. Expande tus intereses y tus amistades. Tauro (abril 20-Mayo 20) Piensa acerca de la evolución personal que deseas tomar. No dejes que una mala experiencia que has tenido en la última parada te frene de hacer algo que puede traerte una alegría. Amor va en aumento, y comunicación y los viajes cortos mejorarán tus relaciones. Géminis (mayo 21-junio 20) No dejes que la confusión te engañe. No todo el mundo compartirá la información que necesitas para tomar una decisión. Haz tu propia investigación y sigue el camino que puedes lograr con éxito. Evita charlatanes ofreciendo lo imposible.

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White Wine Sangria Instead of the traditional red, try this delicious sangria recipe with some white wine. Sangria is always a safe choice for a summer BBQ or pool party because it can be pre-made in large quantities. Not to mention all the colorful, in-season fruit varieties make it a much better... and prettier... summer cocktail.

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Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice 1 cup vodka or lemonlime carbonated beverage 2 medium peaches or nectarines, thinly sliced, slices cut into half 1 medium orange, thinly sliced, cut in half if desired 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1 lime, thinly sliced 1 bottle (750 ml) dry white wine, chilled (3 1/2 cups) 1 bottle (1 liter) casera, chilled (4 cups)

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Directions: In half-gallon glass or plastic pitcher, stir sugar, orange liqueur and vodka until sugar is dissolved. Into another half-gallon glass or plastic pitcher, pour half of vodka mixture. Divide fruits and wine evenly between pitchers. Refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, pour half of casera into each pitcher; stir gently to mix. Serve immediately. If desired, serve over ice.

Poolside Cocktails Pink Grapefruit Margarita

Ingredients: 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (about 4 limes) 1 cup triple sec orange liqueur 3 cups ice 1 cup silver tequila 1 lime cut in wedges Directions: Combine the grapefruit juice, lime juice, triple sec and ice in a blender. Pour into a large pitcher (or just keep it in the blender) and pour in the tequila, stir.

Cherry Moon

Ingredients: 1 1/2 parts GREY GOOSE Cherry Noir 3 1/2 parts Lemon-Lime Soda 1/2 parts Grenadine Directions: Fill glass slightly above rim with cubed ice. Pour ingredients in order listed to 1/2 inch from top of glass and stir. Add soda straw and garnish with a cherry.

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In The Shade Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Find out which frames flatter your unique facial features.Before you purchase those Prada shades or take off with a pair of aviators by Ray Ban,ask yourself this: “How well do they frame my face?” Choosing sunglasses based on your face shape rather than what’s trendy can mean the difference between looking hot or not. Just like the perfect pair of jeans, the right sunglasses play up your best features and downplay your less than perfect ones. “When choosing sunglasses, you need to think about proportion and creating balance,” says Sam Saboura, celebrity stylist and YouBeauty Style Expert. A general rule: Choose styles that are the opposite of your face shape. For instance, if you have a square-shaped face, opt for round frames to create curves and soften your look. Most people fall into five different face shapes: Oval, square, round, long or heart. Oval faces are perfectly balanced and are like the universal donor—there isn’t a single frame style with which they’re not compatible. The other face shapes work best with frames that balance out their strongest features. People with square-shaped faces tend to have a broad forehead, wide cheekbones and a prominent jawline. Sporting frames with some curve appeal, such as round or oval lenses, help balance these strong angles. Round faces have the opposite structure—they are full all the way around and have little to no sharp edges. Angular frames, such as square lenses, flatter and balance a round face. Long faces are more narrow than wide. Wearing oversized round frames help to create the illusion of a wider, shorter face. Heart faces actually mimic the shape of a heart. They’re wide at the forehead and cheekbones and become narrow at the chin. Frames that broaden a narrow jaw without playing up the width of the forehead, such as aviators, are best bets.

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Benidorm Series 6 Seven new episodes are currently been filmed on location in here Spain for broadcast back in the UK.

Jake Canuso - Interview We managed to speak to Jake in between hectic filming sessions for series 6 of the smash hit series Benidorm. Originally Jake was a dancer from a young age and at fourteen trained at Paris Opera. In turn, this lead to him coming to the UK where he had a very successful career as a dancer along side such people as Elton John, Take That and the Spice Girls. “At one time I was filming up to 3 music videos a week, this was a time when there was a lot of innovation, Michael Jackson’s Thriller, Kylie, so many pop stars doing great things with creative video... Dancers were paid well and treated well, not like now, I’m glad I had that part of my career when I did.” On asking if he still has friends from that time he says, “The Spice Girls final tour was my last big tour. I’m still good friends with Emma and have seen a lot of Mel C lately. David and Victoria [Beckham] are big fans of the show, she has such a dry sense of humour. We’d love to get David a part in the show!” No doubt the creator Derren Litten is working on that script... Was Joan Collins a surprise? “Not really, Jackie [novelist and sister of Joan] is a huge fan and tweeted me last year, unfortunately Joans’ commitments at the time didn’t allow her to do the filming but I always think positively and this year it happened.” Certainly Miss Collins has made the spanish press wonder what all the fuss is about as when we arrive, Jake is talking to the spanish press, in fluent Spanish as he speaks six languages. “Even my Mum was asking me about Joan,” he laughs, “she saw the photo of me with her and was very impressed.” The Benidorm series is filming till the end of June, make sure you get next months magazine for a more in-depth interview with Jake.

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Seven new episodes are currently been filmed on location in here Spain for broadcast back in the UK. Returning to enjoy the ‘four star hotel treatment’ in the new series are Mick Garvey (Steve Pemberton), Janice Garvey (Siobhan Finneran) and Madge Harvey (Sheila Reid). The Dykes, a new family, are also set to be introduced in this series. Heading up the group are Clive (Perry Benson) and Tonya (Hannah Waddingham) - a lively Watford couple with Clive firmly under the thumb of his no-nonsense wife. They bring their two children with them, Bianca (Bel Powley) and Tiger (Danny Walters) both are young, single and looking for fun. Characters returning from previous series include popular swingers Donald Stewart (Kenny Ireland) and Jacqueline Stewart (Janine

Duvitski), who fully intend to claim the free holiday that new manager Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson) promised them at the end of the last series. Plus, hunky barman Mateo (Jake Canuso) still holds the fort behind the pool bar with the help of friendly transsexual Les/ Lesley (Tim Healey). The new series also sees Liam (Adam Gillen) join Kenneth DuBeke (Tony Maudsley) at his hair salon ‘Blow & Go’ - the very discreet and selective hair and beauty emporium within the Solana resort. Benidorm looks to include notable guest stars in each series, and Series 6 is set to see Ken Morley, best known for playing Reg Holdsworth in Coronation Street, making a guest appearance. Additionally Hollyoaks pinup Philip Olivier will play a new character, and Matthew Kelly will return as Joyce’s old flame, Cyril Babcock. Series 6 will also see the return of Martin Weedon (Nicholas Burns, pictured), who was last seen in the sitcom in Series 3. Martin arrives on a loud and lairy stag do and, now very single, finds himself having

a drunken ‘encounter’ with one of the well-known female holidaymakers. Benidorm creator Derren Litten, who after sharing writing duties with Pemberton and Neil Fitzmaurice during Series 5, has returned to pen all 7 episodes, says: “I’m so excited about Series 6 of Benidorm, probably more excited than all previous series. Apart from Dynasty Series 5 of course, what could possibly top the Moldavian Massacre?” Derren Litten has written seven fantastic scripts, which might be seven of the best episodes yet. Things are certainly heating up by the pool in this series, with some great new characters as well

as the return of many of our well-loved regulars.

Delighted to confirm that Joan will finally be making a guest appearance on the series finale of the new series of ‘Benidorm’ which is currently filming. Joan will play Crystal Hennesey Vass, the CEO of the Solana Group, who is a thorn in the side of hotel boss Joyce TempleSavage played by Sherrie Hewson. Joan is a huge fan of the show but filming dates had never fitted in with her schedule. Show bosses are over the moon to have Joan on board. “Derren Litten, the show’s creator, has written a brilliant character in Crystal. “But dodgy tans, tasteless cocktails and all-night parties might be an eye opener for her.” Joan is currently in the Holiday resort to film her scenes as you can see from these exclusive shots! The new series can be seen in the Autumn!

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Buy any Pizza get second half price

L’ORIGINALE Conveniently located right near to the beach at Levante Benidorm, L’Orignale is a family run business catering in traditional Italian style!!

You can buy a selection of fresh home baked Pizza by the slice or to share a whole pizza with your friends. The VISTA CARD offer this month is Buy One Pizza get the second half price!!! I was tempted by the selection and the Pizza, it looked mouth watering, thin and crispy and exactly how I like it but I was

curious to taste the pasta so I went for the Ravioli with tomato and ham. It was perfect! Really I haven’t had fresh homemade ravioli as tasty for ages and often I don’t venture for pasta dishes because normally I’m disappointed and prefer to wait for my own cooking at home. So I was pleasantly surprised and will recommend to all my pasta loving friends to visit. I’m having the Pizza next time so if you get there before I do then post me your comments on facebook at VISTACOSTA like our page and get a chance to win this month’s prize of a Free Thai Massage and Tickets to Aqualandia.

Absolutely loving Italian food myself I was fast to invite the owners Alex, Ana and Sara to join with VISTA and to promote their new business to our readers, as well as taking the opportunity to taste the food!! Concentrating on the fast food takeaway market I’m sure the locals working around the centre of Benidorm and the many visitors taking a day on the beach will enjoy the opportunity of eating some great Italian food for lunch or a snack in the afternoon.

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shoppers Benidorm Shopping guide No holiday would be Shops in Benidorm complete without a touch Old Town of shopping. Benidorm indeed is a shopper’s paradise. When you have sunned yourself on Benidorm’s sunny beaches of Playa Poniente and Playa Levante, gone to all Benidorm’s night clubs and discos, visited Benidorm’s theme parks as well as enjoyed dinner and a show at the Benidorm Palace, wined and dined on the promenades then now it is time to do some shopping.

La Marina Shopping Mall

Benidorm has a commercial area in Finestrat with a shopping mall called La Marina. You can’t miss it. It is just off the N332 and can be seen from the motorway. There is a massive Carrefour, Lidl and McDonalds across the road with ample free parking. The mall itself has all the typical Spanish & European major retailers such as Mango, Zara, Casa, Ale Hop, Douglas, Druni, C&A, Gerry Weber, Guess, Häagen Dazs, Jack & Jones, Massimo Dutti, Orange, Paco Martínez, Vodafone and H&M. There is also a good food court including Burger King and cinema. Centro Comercial La Marina Atención de Gerencia Avenida del País Valencià 2 03509 Finestrat (Alicante)

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Some of the most popular shops in Benidorm can be found in the Avenida Martinez Alejos in the pedestrianised Old Town district. More shops can be found along the Passaig de la Carretera where there are many shop selling leather goods around the Plaza Mayor. You can get some great shoes and handbags at great prices to take home with you. Benidorm’s Levante and Rincon de Loix districts are home to Benidorm’s top fashion boutiques with supermarkets, gifts and souvenir shops. The prices are very cheap and In these you can buy all sorts of goods such as sunglasses, beach towels, suncream, swimming trunks and

ladies swimsuits and bikinis at rockbottom prices. Of course there many Chinese bazaar and other little Spanish shops selling some fairly good quality eye catching clothes for very little money. Also if you have children make sure to make a flamenco dress and matching shoes a treat to take home not to mention the typical tourist shops selling post cards, magnets, sombreros, etc. Shopping hours in Benidorm are from ten in the morning until two in the afternoon. Shops close during the hot summer hours siesta time and open again between four and five in the afternoon until nine or ten in the evening.

Guadalest No visit to the Costa Blanca is complete without a trip to its jewel in the crown “Guadalest”. This fortified village perched precariously on a mountain top, is surrounded by some of the highest points in the province of Alicante, the sierra Aixorta, sierra Aitana and Sierra Serrella. The village of Guadalest dates back over a 1000 years and is steeped in history, from the prison and dungeon built in the 12th century to the old wash house used by the local women and has just over 200 inhabitants. Guadalest is probably as well known for the symbolic castle as it is the stunning reservoir which serves all main surrounding towns including Benidorm with their water. Although Guadalest in rich in

agriculture, Almonds, carob bean trees, Olives, Lemons & Oranges, it’s main industry is now tourism. The town is littered with lots of souvenir shops, selling typical local products, leather wear, souvenirs and even a large Lladro shop. There are also many museums including the stunning miniature museum of Antonio Marco which is well worth a visit. Not only can you discover this mountain top village by foot, but you can now take advantage of a boat trip on the stunning reservoir. This is however not any normal boat trip, but a solar powered boat which is environmentally friendly. This will probably be one of the most peaceful places you will visit and the boat takes 45 minutes to sail around the reservoir.

The last stop of the day will be at the Classic motorcycle and car museum. One Mans labour of love, all of these classic vehicles have been painstakingly restored and are in perfect working order in road worthy condition. This trip runs every Tuesday & Thursday and picks up from most major hotels, starting at 10:00am and returning back at approx 15:30. Trip includes return coach journey and you will be accompanied by a Round Town Travel

representative who will tell you all about the local area en route and costs just 15€ for adults & 12.50€ for Children (solar boat ride & museum entrance is an optional extra and not included in the price) To book your seat on this fantastic trip visit any of the Round Town Travel offices in Benidorm, on-line at www.roundtowntravel.com or call (0034) 966 867 294 (English Speaking).

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Save 30% on Airport Transfers with Vista and Flybus Vista Costa Blanca are proud to announce that their collaboration with FlyBus and Shuttle Direct Alicante Airport transfer services has now commenced. The services with Flybus and Shuttle Direct will provide the VISTA CARD and VISTA GUIDE to passengers on board when arriving at Alicante Airport travelling to Benidorm area resorts. The benefit to the traveler is to receive up to date information on the best places to visit and some great money saving offers and discounts. The VISTA CARD and VISTA Wrist Band are FREE along with the guide and can also be received in the tourist information oďŹƒces, round town travel shops and also in many hotels, bars and restaurants. Book your transfer in resort on return to Alicante Airport and save 30% with VISTA CARD so travel with ease Flybus working in partnership with VISTA CARD.

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Benidorm 01 Beach Terrace Bar Edf. Torre Principado, Av de Madrid, Local 26. 672 856 131. 10% Discount. Descuento de 10%. 02 Mailbox Benidorm Calle Ibiza num 16, bajo 3, Benidorm New Town, Benidorm, 03503. 965853586. Vista Offer, Visit us and get FREE Internet Access 15 mins 03 Daytona Rock Bar Playa de Levante. 667 463 382. 20% Discount off drinks. Descuento de 20% en bebidas. 04 Lazy Cow Avenida de Madrid. 965 040 624. Free bottle of wine with 2 main meals on Tuesday & Wednesday. Free shot with first drink. Los Martes y Miercoles una botella de vino gratis con dos comidas. Chupito gratis con su primer bebida. 05 Guinness Bar Playa de Levante. 965 853 062 /659 411 879. 20% off. Descuento de 20%. 06 Pick a Card (Indoor market) Number 69/70 www.bbballoons.net 669997272 vista offer 5% discount 07 KU Lounge Avenida de Alcoy 6, Playa de Levante. 607 744 802. 20% Discount off all drinks. Descuento de 20% en bebidas. 08 Yorkshire Pride 3 Calle Dr Severo Ochoa, Rincon de Loix. 649788 887. Free Shot on Arrival. Chuptito gratis. 09 Wooky Hollow 1 Calle Gerona 7, Benidorm – Free Shot (opposite Yorkshire Pride 1) 10 Moon Beach Lounge Bar Avenida de Alcoy 6, Playa de Levante. 965 850 919/607 744 802. 20% Discount off all drinks. Desuento de 20% en bebidas. 11 Payro Avenida Mediterráneo number 42 Spend 100 euros In Shop And Receive A 10€ Discount. 12 Rachels Bar Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa 6. 635 688 885. - Free Shot & VISTA offers of the day 13 Red Dog Western Bar Calle Lepanto. 679 179 424. Free Shot. Chupito gratis 14 Newlife Alteanos 5, Calle Jaen 8, Benidorm New Town, Benidorm, 03503 15 Sinatras Entertainment Calle Ibiza 12. 679 179 424. Venue 10% Discount. Descuento de 10%. 16 Yorkshire Pride 2 Calle Londres. 649 788 887. Free Shot on Arrival. Chupito gratis. 17 Yorkshire Pride 1 Calle Gerona 5. 649 788 887. Free Shot on Arrival. Chupito gratis. 19 The Last Stop - Karaoke Sports Bar. Calle Gerona. 10% discount off drinks. Descuento de 10% en bebidas.

20 The Plaza Avenida de Estocolmo. 696 493 685. Free Shot on Arrival. Chupito gratis. 21 Golden Doner Kebap Calle Emilio Ortuño 6, Local 2 Benidorm, Old Town Benidorm, Alicante, 03500. 607 329 141 Free Shot 22 Tikki Beach Playa de Levante. 660 26 1052. 10% off all food. Descuento de 10% en comidas. 23 Why Not Bar Avenida del Mediterraneo 41, 649 788 887. Free Shot on Arrival. Chupito gratis. 24 Triangle Karaoke Bar Avenida de Estocolmo 3. 696 493 685. Free Shot on Arrival. Chupito gratis. 25 Tropical Entertainment Bar Calle Ibiza 12. 679 179 424. 10% Discount. Descuento de 10%. 26 Tiki City Calle Gerona. Free shot. Chupito gratis 27 Bodhran Irish bar Calle Doctor Orts Llorca. 965 860 093. Free baby Guinness. Guiness pequeño gratis 29 Segway Tours Benidorm , Phone : 607333300 Vista offer: 5€ discount when you book your segway tour 30 Grill House Avenida del Mediterráneo 33. 639115299. 10% Discount on all food and drinks. Descuento de 10% en bebidas y comidas 31 El Italiano Plaza Triangular 965859533. 20% off bill with Vista Card 32 Royal Queens Hotel Plaza constitucion 5, Old Town Benidorm. 10% off Restaurant Dining 33 The Magic Roundabout Calle Ibiza. 696 493 685. Free glass of wine with meal. Una copa de vino gratis con la comida. 34 Rays II Chippy Av. Mediterraneo 58. 10% off plus free dessert. (Excludes specials, minimum spend 7€) Descuento de 10% y un postre gratis. 35 Flash Hotel Avd Derramador num 2, Benidorm New Town, Alicante, 03503 Flash hotel in Benidorm offers a 10% discount off your final bill in the Flash bar with your Vista Card. 36 Stretford End. Calle Londres 966 807 424 /626 270 860. Free bottle of bubbly for groups. Una botella de champan gratis para los grupos 37 Spice of Life Indian Restaurant Calle Doctor Orts Llorca 11. 965 866 881/660 148 620 Buy one dish get one free or 10% off the A la Carte menu. Compra una comida y le damos una comida gratis o descuento de 10% del menú a la carte. 38 India Gate C/ Gerona nº 2. 636 059 785. 10% off the a la carte menu. Descuento de 10% del menu a la carte.

39 Margys Bar Calle Mirador Benidorm - 672 563 329 Save 15% from your total bill 40 Aqualandia NOW OPEN 41 Benidorm Palace Avenida Severo Ochoa 13. 673 652 340. 3€ discount when you book with Vista www. vistacostablanca.com. Descuento de 3€ cuando hace su reserve con Vista Costa Blanca. www.vistacostablanca.com 42 ADA Scooter Rental Calle Castellon Benidorm 966 877 844 Save 20% off YoYo hire 43 Come y Calla Avenida de Madrid Playa Levante. Benidorm 676 091378 Bottle of CAVA Free with 2 meals 44 Amigo 24 Opposite Benidorm Market. 966 831 690. 10% off mini Scooter Hire. Descuento de 10% de mini scooter. 45 Rock and Roll House Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa 6, 965 856 020. 2-4-1 on bottles of Cruzcampo. Dos botellas de cruzcampo de precio de una. 47 Klee Kafee Calle Pal 9. 688 654 349. FREE Shot and a night of great entertainment at our SHOW BAR, with some of the best drag acts in Spain and from all over the world. Special Vista Card deals available when you book your party here with us. 48 Jumping Jacks – Calle Gerona 17, Benidorm – Free Shot 49 Euroclinica Rincón - Diagnostic Clinic and Dentist. Avenida dr. Severo Ochoa 6. 96 6830849 / 96 586 7801. (24hrs) Free Dental Check up. Revision dental gratis 50 Europound Indoor Market. 664 43 514 Get an extra rate on English Pounds exchange 51 Brujula Bike and Scooter Rental – Av Europa No 20, Benidorm 965856327 – 5% Discount 52 The Tartan Bar – Av Meditteraneo 43, Next to the Black Chicken – Free Shot 53 Golden Fry Fish & Chips – Av de Murcia – On the Yellow Brick Road Calle Ibiza – Buy a large supper and get a free can of drink 54 Bar Silhouette Calle Amsterdam 4, Benidorm 602 544 747 FREE Shot and 10% off the bar bill 55 White Horse Avenida de Estocolmo 7. Free shot. Chupito gratis 56 Subway Buy one get one free. Beach Front, Av Alcoy, Benidorm 966 806400 57 Subway Buy one get one free Next to Burger King, Rincon, Av Estocolmo2 – 966 830546 58 Roosters Bistro – Calle Ibiza 51, Benidorm – 2 Course meal only 8€ before 8pm 59 Peggy Sue – Avda de Ruzafa 11, Old Town Benidorm 966 812327 – Free Pink Lemonade

61 Jokers Calle Filipinas / Calle Lepanto. 965 862 849. Save 10% on your drinks 62 Chaplins Calle Mallorca 7. 965869430. Stag or Hen get a free drink of their choice and a free shot for the group. 63 Sinatras Sports Calle Mallorca 12. 966807380. 10% discount. Descuento de 10%. 65 The Big Willy Joke Shop Calle Gerona 23, Next to Tiki City opposite Hotel Marina. 66 Terra Natura 5€ Discount / Descuento 67 KM Playa – Beach Front, Av Alcoy Benidorm – Free Shot 68 Casbah Lounge Av Madrid 32, Beach front Rincon de Loix – Buy 2 meals and get a FREE bottle of wine 69 The Sun Calle Lepanto, 966 811 211. Free Sun Paper with a main meal 70 Benidorm Crazy Golf – Avenida Mediterraneo 54, Save 5€ with a Group of 6+ 71 Curry Mile – Av Severa Ochoa 38 - 15% off 40€ a la carte menu 72 Karma Av Mediterraneo – End of street Rincon End next to Albert and Frank Hair Salon opposite the BBVA Bank 652577945. 25% Discount off 3rd and cheapest pair of shoes. Descuento de 25% en la tercer par de zapatos. 73 Juke Box Avenida De Roma 9 - 634 041 767. 10% off food any time. Descuento de 10% de comida. 74 Tattoo Land Avd Mediteraneo 66. Bajo 58. Special offers for group bookings. 10% Discount off tattoos above 100 euros. Ofertas especiales para grupos. Descuento de 10% en tatuajes de 100 euros o mas. 75 Laser medical Avenida Europa 8 1,c. Benidorm Amazing discounts with VISTA Call (0034) 638674524 drgustavofernando@hotmail.com 76 Irish Connection Celtic football club bar...free themed CD with first round of drinks Calle Lepanto next to Magic 77 Zenet Handy Man/Home improvements Finestrat/ Benidorm, Villajoyosa, Altea, Finestrat, Alfaz Del Pi, Tel. Number: 616 694 776 / 649 873 780. 10% Discount off your bill with your Vista Card. Descuento de 10%. 78 Hotels TV - Calle Lepanto 28, Benidorm - Free Airport Transfer with each Hotel Booking. www.hotels.tv costablanca@hotels.tv – 965854673 79 Caraby - Dog Hotel/Boarding Kennels. C.N.332 Km 148, Variante Benidorm, 660 103 003. 50 euros off dog obedience training. 20% discount off doggrooming. Descuento de 50 euros en entrenamiento de perros y 20% de descuento en peluqueria canina.

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80 Benibike - Avda Ametlla del mar,4, In front of Burger King rincon de Loix . 672 222 250 Save 1€ per person on the BeniBike Beer Tour. Descuento de 1 euro per personna. 81 Tattoo ink 24 calle Gerona 22. 622576636. 50% discount off on Tuesday’s. Cada Martes un descuento de 50%. 82 El Teatro Entertainment venue, parties, karaoke and flamenco, group bookings welcome. Calle Gerona Benidorm 10% discount with Vista Card 83 The Black Chicken - Local 43 Av Mediterraneo 12 Benidorm also from Calle Gerona - Free Shot with VISTA CARD 84 Movilquick Avenida Almendros 18 Old Town Benidorm 03501 - 965046000 www.movilquick.net Free case for you mobile when you have it unlocked or 5% discount on all repairs. Opposite vodaphone shop near Feu Vert. NEW Shop INSIDE Carrefour HIPERMARKET Ctra Nueva de Finestrat. Km 5 Finestrat 85 John & Josephs Calle Gerona – Free Glass of Wine or beer with main meal 86 Marco Polo Expediciones Outdoor Activity and Rental Centre. Avenida Europa, num 5 Levante Area. Next to Cafe de Paris. 0034 965 863 399 www.marcopoloexpediciones.es 87 Class Kids Avenida Mediterraneo, 44, Benidorm New Town, 03501 965857515 15% Discount 87 UK TV Spain El Tossalet, Alicante, 03580. Discounts available on quotation 88 Monroes Carvery Avenida de Europa 11, Playa de Levante, Benidorm, 03503 - Free Cake and CAVA for parties of 10+ 89 Papagayo Beach Bar & Restaurant - Av Armada Espanola 25, Benidorm. Pizza margarita and caña only 6.50€ 91 Pauls Diner Coblanca 6, Avenida Mediterraneo num 58, Rincon De Loix, Benidorm, 03503. 20% Discount 92 Leonor Beauty Avenida Mediterráneo 66, Coblanca 8, Local 4 OFFER 18€ shellac hands and receive a free toe polish. 93 Talk of the Coast - Walk way between Calle Gerona and Avd Mediterraneo. 2 x1 on bottles of Amstel with Vista Card 94 Edificio Carabelas/ Torreyago Holiday Rentals. Calle manila, número 2, Benidorm New Town, Benidorm, 03503 965859414 info@lascarabelas.com 95 Simply Delicious Avenida Ametlla Del Mar 26, Rincon De Loix,Benidorm, 03503 Free Sausage Roll with a tea or coffee

96 El Barril Avenida Mediterráneo 37 Edificio Las Flores 03503 Benidorm 965859018 www.bodegaelbarril.com 1/2 point on exchange with Vista Card. Other Shop Locations: Calle Gerona Edificio Waldorf Avenida Mediterraneo 49, Edificio Fontana 97 4 Kings. 10% Discount on Food! Avenida del Mediterráneo 43, Benidorm New Town. The New Beatles Calle Murcia 1 - Benidorm 698391036. 2 bottles Amstel 1.50 98 E GO BICI Avda Armada, Poniente 966 809 151 Weekend Hire Foldable bike only 30€ 100 L’Originalle Avda Doctor Orts Llorca. Benidorm 965 858 752 Buy One Get Second Half Price 101 Levante Beach Limo and Dinner only 39€pp 10% off the snack menu 12-7pm 102 The Castle Inn 4 Calle Finestrat. Benidorm 10% off food bill 103/104 Round Town Travel offices in Benidorm, on-line at www.roundtowntravel.com or call (0034) 966 867 294 (English Speaking). Collect your Free VISTA CARD and buy your discounted tickets to the parks 105 The Pitt Calle Gerona (opposite Jumpin Jacks) 3 for the price of 2 Jaeger Bombs 965851613 106 Dr White Teeth Whitening Indoor Market Mercaloix Benidorm. The Original Dr White(Indoor Market) Teeth Whitening 8 To 12 Shades Whiter No Laser No Pain Normally 89euro Now 65euro +Aftercarekit 107 24 Hour Chemist Avda del Mediterraneo 29. Benidorm 03503 Open every day 96 681 2608 108 E GO Weekend Bike Hire 30€ www.ecoscooter.es 672688247 7 Palms. Avd De La Armada Española, Poniente 634181441 109 Restaurant Los Desos - Calle Gerona 966 298745 - Free bottle of wine with a special menu 110 Picadilly Corner - Avda Cuenca/ Calle Gerona 111 The New Beatles - Calle Murcia 1, 698 391036 - 2 Bottle Amstel 1.50€ 112 Sawasdeeka Thai Massage - Av Castellon - Save 10% off Massage 113 Barnies Bar C/ Almeria 23 -10% off main meals - 965 852 296 114 The New Ibrox Calle Lepanto 9 (was TheVillage Pub) Free Shot 115 Isla Cristina - Calle Gerona (opposite India Gate) - 965069430 Bottle of wine with a meal for 2 (excluding menu del dia) 116 La Quila Avda Doctor Severo Ochoa 2, 632 805346 - 15% off a la carte menu (min 40€ spend)

117 Kebabish Avda Doctor Severo Ochoa 15% off FINESTRAT El Paraiso Bar Restaurant Calle Puig Campana 3. 965 878 474. Spend 25 € or more for a free bottle of wine. Gasta 25€ o mas para una botella de vino gratis. Clinica Veterinaria Finestrat Calle Figueretes 31ª . 965878163 Fitness Corpore Poligono Industrial Finestrat. 965 86 05 86. Save 20% on VIP membership also 20% off personal training programme and supplements. Come and try us for 1 free visit with Vista Card. Primer visita gratis con su vista card. Mountain retreat Casa Cristina no 10. Tappiada marraix, Finestrat, Benidorm, 03509. Vista offergroups of 6 or more get one FREE Villajoyosa AJL Mechanics Poligono Industrial 96 685 0672 50% off pre ITV check Karting La Vila N-332 / km 143, Vilajoyosa, Alicante, 03570. 965894676 Save 3.50€ per person with Vista Card Maharaja Indian Restaurant Avenida del Puerto 7, Vilajoyosa, Alicante, 03570. Free bottle of wine with any two main meals. Old Town Benidorm 01 Royal Queens Hotel Plaza Constitucion 5. Old Town Benidorm, 10% off A La Carte menu with Vista Card, any day, in Bar, Restaurant or Terrace. 96 681 29 96 www.queensbenidorm.com info@queensbenidorm.com 02 Bodegon Aurrera 2 Santo Dominigo St, Old Town Benidorm, Free bottle of Special Rioja or Pink CAVA when you spend 30€ on sharing plates (price per menu: 19,50) 618131873 03 La Taperia. 15% discount from the A la Carte menu on the first sitting for lunch and dinner. 10 Santo Doming Street, Alicante, Benidorm 618131873 04 El Italiano. Buy one meal get 2nd half price all day until 8pm (excluding other meal offers) Plaza Triangular, Plaza Hispanidad 3 Benidorm Tel: 965 859 533 05. La Cava Aragonesa Free bottle of CAVA with a Combo 4 Tapas / La Tabla. Plaza de la Constitucion 2, Calle Martínez Oriola, Old Town . Benidorm, 966801206 06 Klee Kaffe Show Bar Free Shot on Arrival. Calle Pal 9, Old Town Benidorm 688654349 07 Pizzeria Avanti 3 Travasia San Miguel, Coles Street Corner, Old Town Benidorm, 15% off the bill between 13.00 13.30 /

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Many visitors miss out on the magic that is offered in the Old Town of Benidorm because they stay either close to their Hotel or apartment. With so many places to visit all over Benidorm it is easy to find what most people are looking for without having to go too far but the Old Town is really worth making the short trip either a bus or taxi or a slow walk from one end of the Levante beach into the old streets at the Old Town end. My recommendations for your visit include a variety of food drinks and entertainment starting at Hotel Royal Queens Plaza Constitution a very popular night spot for drinks on the terrace, dinner in the restaurant with three course and a bottle of wine for two people only 29.90â‚Ź its excellent quality and unbeatable value for money. The Queens Girls show starts at 11pm and is a festival of drag comedy, a must see for your visit! If you prefer a taste of Spain then look no further, the Plaza Constitucion opposite the Queens Hotel is Tapas Alley famous for the array of typical Tapas restaurants and La Cava Aragonesa is perfect and really lively the atmosphere is loud but also really typical of Spain. You will find an excellent choice of tapas and some local wines to enjoy. For those that enjoy a traditional British pub with great entertainment then here in the Old Town you will find the very best selection of live music at the Pig n Whistle Calle del Pal, Amy Winehouse tribute is really popular and people come back night after night. If you love to sing then you will also find the opportunity here with the Karaoke sessions . Just a few steps along the narrow street (Calle del Pal) you will see from the busy pavment where passers by stop to see the live drag shows at the Klee Kafee one of the most famous night spots in the Old Town , free entrance and a line up of great acts each night. Some night you will stuggle to get in so I recommend you arrive early!!

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The girls at simply delicious welcome you to come and try their freshly made sandwiches, baguettes, pies and much more. They serve fabulous fresh, crisp salads perfect to go alongside your meal deal so you can picnic on the beach, or maybe even take your lunch on your return journey to the airport. Personalised fondant icing, yummy cupcakes anything you want for that special occasion, just nip in and ask.

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Curry Mile The Curry Mile is opposite Camping El Raco on Av Severo Ochoa Rincon Deloix the owner Ronnie will welcome you to enjoy the excellent curry and Tandoori dishes. Offering set menus from 9.95€ or choose from the a la carte and save 15% discount with Vista Card.

L’Originale Love Pizza & Pasta then you will love L’Originale a brand new takeaway Italian Cafe Bar just next to the beach in Avda Dr. Orts Llorca VISTA CARD holders Buy any Pizza get second half price

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Pig n Whistle Come and enjoy the live music at the Pig n Whistle Old Town Benidrom, Lee and team welcome all to fantastic entertainment and Karaoke in traditional British style. Vista Card holders get buy one Amstel get One FREE

Use your VISTA CARD in each of these great locations to get extra benefits and money off discount. See the centre pages for the Benidorm Map and see where they are located. VISTA CARD is available in all locations listed just ask the staff for your FREE VISTA CARD today! Utiliza tu TARJETA VISTA en cada uno de estos estupendos locales para obtener un beneficio más y descuentos. Echa un vistazo a las paginas centrales en el Mapa de Benidorm y localízalos. 38 LA TARJETA VISTA esta disponible en todos los locales del listado,¡ pregunta hoy a sus empleados por tu TARJETA VISTA gratis!

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966 866 587. 10% off main menu. Free shot with your drink. Descuento de 10% con la comida y un chupito gratis. ______________________ 08 Carpe Diem Avenida Oscar Espla, 4. 966 864 946. 10% off menu. 10% descuento del menu. ______________________ 09 Transilvania Restaurant Albir Camino Viejo de Altea 36. 966 864 199. 10% off a la carte menu. 10% descuento en el menu a la carte. ______________________ 10 Country Ribs Paseo de las Estrellas. 966 865 507. 10% discount. Descuento de 10% 11 Brisa del Mar Calle Ruperto Chapi,Local 9. 634369353 ______________________ 12 Family Medical Centre Avenida de L’Albir 66. 966 865 072. Save 5€ off ECG test - normal price 45€. Descuento de 5€ en la Ecocardiografia. 13 MA Motos Avda Europa, 69. 966 866 216. 10% off helmets all makes and sizes. Descuento de 10% de Cascos. ______________________ 14 Link Point Services Bulevard de los musicos,18, Edificio Viminal local 3. 966 260 500. 20%

discount off wills. 20% descuento de testamentos. ______________________ 15 Albir Colonial Ctra Nacional 332,Pda El Planey,183. 966 885 689. 5 % discount off all products, excluding existing offers.5% en todos los productos de la tienda,excepto ofertas existentes. ______________________ 16 Caspers Bar Calle Joaquin Rodrigo 3. 600 836 360. 10% discount off the main meal. 10% de descuento en el plato principal. ______________________ 20 Something Else Edificio Playa Mar II, Avenida del Albir, Albir, Alfaz Del Pi, Free Glass of wine or beer with any Main meal ______________________ 21 La Roca Camino Vell del Far 2, El Albir, Albir, Alfaz Del Pi, 03581. Free Glass of wine or beer with any Main meal ______________________ 22 Albir Beauty Centre Avda del Albir 34 , 1 Drcha. El albir 03581. 966 866 239, info@albirbeauty.com ______________________ 23 Olas café-bar

Paseo de las Estrellas 1 03581 Albir Playa 966866290 Free Shot and 10% off main meals ______________________ 25 Wyndham’s Bar/Aussies Bar Avenida Oscar Espla 16, Albir, Alfaz Del Pi, 03581 10% discount with main meals ______________________ 28 Bar Sunshine - Avenida del Albir 3, Albir main road 10% off with Vista Card _____________________ 29 La Riviera Camino del Faro.1 Playa del Albir On the way to the lighthouse. Vista offer: 10% discount. ______________________ 30 3 Lions – Calle Manuel de Falla 16, Albir ______________________ 31 The Beach Lounge – Avenida del Albir 2, Free Shot (next to Bar Sunshine)

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A night out in Style

Dlux restaurant Albir has the ambiance, style and most of all the quality of great food, wine and Champagne. You don’t have to be rich to enjoy some luxury in fact it’s almost impossible to expect such high a standard of cuisine for the price. The special menu board is presented by the restaurant owner Harmen who has been specialising in fine dining for many years here in the Costa Blanca. Harmen will explain the dishes of the day along with the details of the ingredients and cooking methods, the choice is incredible and the problem is to choose because the menu choices are all tantalising and interesting. The place settings are modern and contemporary with all of the fine finishing touches and extras and when the food is served you will be amazed at the presentation and the attention to the detail that is observed to every plate. Celebrating a birthday, wedding anniversary or any other celebration Dlux is an excellent choice to make the occasion special and memorable. You can arrive for drinks on the spacious outside terrace and relax in a comfortable setting with coloured low lighting, trees and planting creating a cool and delicate ambiance. Greet your guests if you’re dining as a group or take a table as a couple of family, most new guests want to try the bouncy

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sofas as they look like fun but in fact are extremely comfortable. International cuisine in Spain covers most people taste and at Dlux you will find a host of English, Dutch, Russian and many local Spanish clients who will indulge in choice of international food that will normally include Lobster and other fantastic seafood, a variety of meats and grilled steaks and the best salads that I’ve seen anywhere. Choosing a night out can always be a bit difficult, trying to choose something for everyone. Not too posh but special is a common predicament so when the

birthday party of local girls from Benidorm was on the agenda I recommended Dlux together with a Limousine to arrive in style. The fun starts straight away because the Limo pick up always creates the excitement at the start of the night to remember and once you are on board then the bubbly will be poured and the party can begin. Arriving at Dlux is interesting if you haven’t been before as the setting is quite special and different. Once you have had your welcome drink served you can relax and enjoy the rest of the evening with your friends & family.

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01 El Italiano-Restaurant Paseo Mediterraneo 29,Altea. 965843416. After dinner liquor. 03 Sergio Pereira Photographer: Av. Comunidad Valenciana 7. Altea 03590 96 584 0829 info@sergiopereira.es Vista offer: 10% on all prints and enlargements. 04 Golf Med Partida Cap Blanc 103, Altea,

Alicante, 03590. 96 584 58 54 Massive discounts for Vista holders 05 Juan Narro-Tailors and Dressmakers PDA.Cap Blanc,64. 678777285. 10% Discount off tailored clothes. 10% Descuento en ropa a medida. 06 CB Satelite Ptda,Cap Blanc 77,966 880 014. 10% Discount off TV antena &

Calle San Pere 24, Altea, Alicante 966881655. Free bottle of Cava when 2 people or more eat 12 Bellagio Playa Paseo Mediterraneo 10% discount with Vista Card 13 AI Home Furniture Store Cap Blanc 43, Altea, Alicante, 03590

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Alfaz del Pi 01 Bar El Niu Ejercites Espanoles 4. 686 241 685. Free glass of wine or beer with Fridays Fish n Chips. Copa de vino o cerveza gratis los viernes con su ‘fish y chips’. 03 Chicas Love Decor C/Federico Garcia Lorca 8,near the Church. 966 814 131. 10% off all goods. Descuento to 10%.

04 PMR Property Management Rental. Calle Fereria 16. 966 260 877 / 645 118 208 / UK Tel: 0203 411 7758.10% Discount on your property management fee. 10% Discount on your contract fee. Free bottle of champagne for all holiday guests. Descuento de 10% de gestiones. Botella de champan gratis para todas nuestras huespedes. 05 El Jardin Calle Helecho num 1, Urb Foya Blanca. 966 814 233

Free dessert when ordering from a la Carte menu. Postre gratis de la menu a la carte. 06 Tot esport Bicicletas San Rafael,11,Alfas del Pi. 96 687 42 62. 15% Discount on clothes and a 5% discount on Bicycles. 15% de Descuento en ropa y un 5% de descuento en bicicletas. 07 Silica Computer Shop Marina Baixa,24. 96 681 4 69 08 Tattoo Round 13. Calle Ejercitos Españoles 64. Alfaz del

Pi. 035380. 674755294 09 Florisima Avda. Pais Valenciano 23, Alfas del Pi, Alfaz Del Pi, 03580 50% off fresh cut flowers with any 20€ bouquet 10 Imagine Beauty Avenida Pais Valencia - Afaz del Pi 965 841 038 - 10% off 11 Hotel Moli Calle Calvari 12, - Offers for bar and restaurant with Vista Card ask on the day – also special discount rates on rooms

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01 Fine rent a car Avd Marina Baixa, nº29 local 8., Finestrat, Alicante, 03509 600 372 881 Find your way around with a Free satalite navigation system worth 5 euro a day free with Vista Card book with us today or show your card 02 Fitness Corpore Sports Clubs Poligono Industrial Finestrat., AV. MIGUEL HERNANDE.1 local 2, Finestrat, Alicante, 03509 Save 20% on membership also 20% off personel training programme and supplements. 965 86 05 86 03 Bar Sol Avd Marina Baixa 4. La Cala de Finestrat. 677856668 Vista offer: free glass of wine when you order the grill menu meal. 04 Molly malones: Avd Marina Baixa 1, Local 4 La Cala de Finestrat. 622067344. Free bottle of wine with any 2 main meals Carrefour –Movil Quick 50’s Dog Grooming Salon

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La Cala Beach Finestrat A giant billboard measuring 3 metres high by 8 metres wide welcomes visitors in several languages including English and Russian to the town and directs them to the sandy beach. Many people do not even realise that La Cala comes under Finestrat, assuming that it belongs to Benidorm. It is certainly worth a trip down there though, especially if you prefer a quieter atmosphere, favoured by families, you can park your car for free right next to the beach area. Small friendly local bars, Maddies in the main street and Bar Sol round the corner of the cove offer British food and a friendly welcome. There are many restaurants serving Spanish Menu del Dia and a choice of cafés to choose your favourite helado (ice-cream). New businesses include a dog grooming salon with a 50’s feel run by Susana who trained in Italy and is already busy with new customers.

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Llorente bus, run a fairly regular service - the numbers 2, 3, 14, 15 and 25 all go there, 2 from the Rincon de Loix and Benidorm centre, 3 from the Old Town through the Playa Poniente. Taxis are around 10€ from central Benidorm. Should you decide to rent a car you will receive great friendly service at Fine Rent A Car in Avenida Marina Baixa.

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La Playa de la Cala Finestrat Un cartel gigante que mide 3 metros de alto por 8 metros de ancho da la bienvenida a la ciudad a los turistas en varias idiomas, incluyendo inglés y ruso y los dirige a la playa. Mucha gente no se da cuenta que La Cala es parte de Finestrat, dando por hecho que pertenece a Benidorm. Sin duda vale la pena un viaje allí, especialmente si prefieres un ambiente más tranquilo, favorecido por las familias. Se puede aparcar gratis justo al lado de la playa. Hay pequeños bares amistosos, como “Maddies” en la calle principal y el Bar Sol a la vuelta de la esquina, ofrecen cocina británica y una cálida bienvenida. Hay muchos restaurantes que sirven Menú

del Dia y una variedad de cafés o tu helado favorito. Nuevos negocios incluyen un salon de peluquería canina con un toque de los años 50 a cargo de Susana que se formó en Italia y ya está ocupado con nuevos clientes. Llorente bus, tiene un servicio bastante regular - los números 2, 3, 14, 15 y 25 van allí, 2 del rincon de Loix y el centro de Benidorm, y el numero 3 del casco antiguo a lo largo de la Playa de Poniente. Los taxis cuestan alrededor de 10€ desde el centro de Benidorm. Si decides alquilar un coche recibirás un gran trato en Fine Rent A Car en Avenida Marina Baixa.

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Love Life! Love Music!

Love Heat FM Playing Today’s Best Mix Launched in 2009, Heat FM is the fastest growing radio station on the Costa Blanca. It has defined a new generation of listeners in the area, and its innovative refreshing format has more listeners making the switch to Heat FM! Led by upbeat, dynamic and engaging presenters, Heat FM’s professional team ensure a relentless urge to innovate, surprise & delight its audience. Shorty B wakes you up every weekday morning from 8am with his mixture of fun, Competitions, and a light hearted look at the days emerging news stories.

With Paul Baker, Nothing But The Nineties With Mike Brown, Club Classics With Dan Morris, The Global Dance Floor Show With Jules Little, Oldskool & RnB Show With Stephen Daly. For more information on our Presenter Lineup, schedule, Advertisers and to Listen Live online check out our website www.heatfmspain.com Tune in across the North Costa Blanca on 90.3FM Altea-Alicante. 101 fm for Javea & 106.8FM for Denia-Altea. packages are Heat FM cater for all music tastes Advertising and have some great specialist purposely aimed to make our show’s including The Soul & listeners want your product now! Motown Show, NRG With Matt Our marketing team will personally Rogan, Acceptable 80’s, The Retro create an original and exclusive Chart Show & Power Anthems campaign that works for you! Kev Woods Weekdays 12-3pm on the more music light lunch, playing the Costa Blanca’s best music mix of the 80’s, 90’s, 00’s & Now! James Martin in the afternoon weekdays 3-6pm brings you the latest news, quirky stories and great music. Heat FM have a quality weekend line up of professional presenters including John Mair, Liam Scott & Spencer James with the Airplay 40 Chart Show every Sunday From 5pm.

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Caraby Your pet will be in individual housing especially designed and constructed following specific guidelines that guarantee the maximum comfort of your pets. The roof and front bars are made of stainless steel to avoid injury. The dimensions for the kennels are 2 metres wide by 3 metres long with air conditioning and also heat for the floor and beds so that your pet will feel as comfortable as possible. The dogs go out twice in the morning and twice in the afternoon for 45 minutes at a time when they go to the park. Feeding is controlled by specifications from the owner and the age to weight ratio of the animal. We only use best known premium products such as Royal Canin and Eukanuba. We also have a shop specializing in diet or prescription foods. We have 8 different recreational areas whereby we have created an environment full of freshness and tranquility. We treat our parks 3 times a week against parasites and insects. It is necessary to bring your pets veterinary health card stamped up to date with all the correct vaccinations also with a anti parasite collar. (Clients will have a 10% discount on all anti parasite products) Su mascota esta en estancias individuales de obra especialmente diseñadas y construidas siguiendo unas pautas que nos garantizan el máximo confort de sus mascotas, techo tejado y frente con barras de acero inoxidable con la separación óptima para evitar lesiones indeseables. Las dimensiones de las estancias son de 2.00 metros de ancho y 3.00 metros de

Boarding Kennels Residencia Perros y Gatos

largo acondicionado con ventilación y calefacción en el suelo y cama para que sus mascotas se sientan lo mas a gusto posible. Los perros salen 2 veces por la mañana y 2 veces por la tarde 45 minutos cada vez que salen a los parques. La alimentación de los animales esta cuidadosamente atendida bajo dos parametros; la especificación del propietario y la relación edad/peso del animal que determina el estándar correspondiente.

sanitaria debidamente cumplimimentada y sellada, con todas las vacunas al corriente además de llevar un collar antiparásito ( los clientes tienen un 10% de descuento en productos antiparasitarios)

Los alimentos son los de alta gama “Premium” de las casas mas conocidas dentro del panorama internacional: Royal Canin and Eukanuba. Para perros con prescripción veterinaria o alimentación dietética poseemos una tienda especializada en alimentación. Disponemos de 8 parques de recreos al aire libre vallados y acondicionados con diversos árboles de este modo hemos conseguido un entorno lleno de frescura, respirando una permanente sensación de tranquilidad y verdadero descanso para que sus mascotas se relajen,jueguen o simplemente divaguen de modo individual. Abarcamos todas las parcelas en este ámbito de la limpieza total siendo un referente actual de servicio diario (3x veces) mediante el empleo de amonio cuaternario bactericidas específicos, ademas de ser tratados tres veces a la semana nuestro recinto de 5mil metros cuadrados contra parásitos e insectos. Es requisito indispensable para la administración de su mascota aportar la cartilla veterinaria

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Revival of the Retro Bikini

by Lauren Marion

The bikini as we know it first appeared on the beaches of France in 1947. The word “bikini” creates a different image in everyone’s mind, the majority probably being of 3 small triangles strung together to cover the essentials. Far from the visual of the beaches of France 65 years ago. The bikini was made popular in the 20th century by pinup girls such as Esther

Williams, Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth and Lana Turner, carrying on through the 60’s with Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot.

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There are so many different styles of swimsuits, one piece, two piece, tankini, trikini, halternecks, bandeau, surf shorts... By the 2000’s, bikinis had become a multi-million pound business annually. 2013 sees the return of the vintage bikini, they are featured on catwalks all over the world and iconic highstreet fashion store Topshop have named the high-waisted bikini “this year’s musthave item”. Numerous celebrities including Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon and Kim Kardashian have also been seen rocking the vintage vibe. The girls who originally wore this style of bikini were not a size 0, nor a size 6. That was, however, irrelevant because they were stylish, glamorous and their clothing flattered their figures. Highwaisted bikinis look great on any body shape and are very feminine, suggesting anyone can be confident in a two-piece this summer. Team with a head scarf and a slick of black eyeliner (make sure it’s waterproof

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ladies if you’re actually going to go in the pool!) to emulate that classic Hollywood starlet look. Advances in fabric technology means that we have so much more choice when it comes to bold colours and prints from the high-street to high-end fashion. This year Kelly Brook has done her second collection for New Look, predominantly featuring styling from the 50’s. Every fashion retailer from River Island and Urban Outfitters to the designers such as Ted Baker and Alexander Wang seem to have at least one maxi-bottom in their summer collection. Old-style bathing suits still look fresh and modern and designers are consistently coming up with new creations. Whatever you choose this summer, I’m sure most of us will have our own version of a retro bikini packed in our holiday suitcase. I’ve got more than one in my wardrobe already!

Specsavers was founded in 1984 by optometrists Doug and Dame Mary Perkin; they started out with two part-time staff – both of whom are still with the company today – in their spare bedroom using a table-tennis table as a desk. Glasses were posted to their first few stores from a nearby letterbox. Little did they think then that their small optical business would during the next 28 years expand to more than 1,500 stores, spanning ten countries across two continents and employing over 26,000 staff. The value-for-money approach meant that, for the first time, people were able to view glasses not just as a necessity but also as a fashion accessory. This was helped in no small part by Specsavers pioneering the introduction of two for one – buy one pair of glasses and the second pair is free. Specsavers has been trading in Spain as Specsavers Opticas since 2006, and has been steadily establishing itself in coastal areas where there is a good mix of Spanish and foreign residents and tourists. Benidorm Opticas is one of the eight stores across the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol. Come and visit the store today or to book a free eye test call 965 859 577 or visit specsavers.es

Las gafas eran enviadas a las primeras ópticas desde el buzón cerca de casa. Poco podían pensar que aquel pequeño negocio de óptica acabaría llegando a ser 28 años más tarde una compañía con más de 1.500 ópticas, localizadas en 10 países y en dos continentes, empleando a más de 26.000 personas. El enfoque que la compañía dio a la relación calidadprecio significó en su momento que la gente viera las gafas no como

una necesidad sino más bien como un producto de moda. Esto ayudó a Specsavers a ser una de las primeras compañías en el mundo en introducir el 2x1 en productos ópticos, donde comprando un par de gafas se podía obtener el segundo par totalmente gratis. Specsavers abrió su primera óptica en España en el año 2006 y desde entonces, se ha establecido a lo largo de la costa española donde hay a

una buena combinación de clientes españoles y residentes extranjeros dentro de la misma zona. La óptica de Benidorm es una de las ocho ópticas que existen actualmente a lo largo de la Costa Blanca y Costa del Sol. Ven a visitar nuestra óptica hoy y reserva una cita con nosotros completamente gratis para realizar tu examen visual llamando al 965 859 577 o visita nuestra página web Specsavers.es

Specsavers fue fundada en 1984 por el matrimonio de Optometristas Doug y Mary Perkins; comenzaron su negocio con dos dependientes contratados a tiempo parcial - los cuales todavía siguen trabajando para la compañía desde entonces – en una de las habitaciones de su casa usando una mesa de pingpong como despacho.

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REJUVENATION Hi, I’m Dr. Gustavo Salinas, rejuvenation expert, but before we talk about this, let me tell you a story. When I started my studies in the University of Salamanca, I noticed that many of my colleagues had started showing signs of aging in 6 years of training. There was everything, some with less hair, others with wrinkles, others had gained weight, others were stressed. On the other hand, there was

another group that had retained its health and beauty, staying young. After studying more than 30 years, I have the opportunity to give you some good news. I can give you five keys to keep you young: 1) It is possible that you can reverse your aging, following the reverse path is to enter into rejuvenation. 2) You can now recover from the deterioration you’ve been subjected to all this time. 3) It is very important that

If You Only Treat Yourself to One Thing This Month... you start to take care of yourself as soon as possible until you recover your lost equilibrium: Control your weight, your muscle tone, learn to be calm when the situation requires it and that you recover well after hard exertions. 4) Stay full of vitality to avoid ailments at the age of 60. 5) Take advantage of your

body’s potential. We will give you all of these keys free in this magazine, just follow us in every edition. Don’t forget we will be awaiting your rejuvenation, helping to improve your image and we’ll teach you free tricks so you can avoid stress and exhaustion. Until next issue.

Laser Medical Av. Europa 8, piso 1C.Benidorm 96 504 0945 or 638 674 524 drgustavofernando@hotmail.com www.lasermedical.es

Alber Elbaz, creative director of Lanvin, has designed four different designs: Star, Doll, Drama, and Definicils. These are super cute and stylish and each correspond to Lancôme’s popular mascara names. There’s a matching eye shadow palette for each design, and the packaging alone is enough to entice you to make the purchase. If you’re going to treat yourself this month, this is the cutest must have for your make up bag... or if your really flush, buy them all!

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Vista Magazine June/July 2013