Hotel Sol Pelicanos/Ocas  

You might recognise these twin hotels - they star in ITV's Benidorm series, take into account that ITV's Benidorm series may be filming during your stay. You'll have access to both places, there's an array of pools, bars, and restaurants to skip between. Levante Beach is a 5-minute walk away, too.

Much of the TV comedy series, Benidorm, was filmed at these sister hotels. Complete with an adult pool, 2 children's pools, three whirlpool baths and plenty of entertainment, it’s no wonder this place caught the location scout’s eye.

And because it’s effectively two hotels in one, you get double the benefits. The restaurants, snack and pool bars all come in pairs. Menu-wise, expect buffets piled high with Spanish dishes and international favourites, while light bites and drinks are served at the bars.

As for the looks side of things, the hotels are modern and fuss-free. Bedrooms are a good size and come decorated in a palette of cream and white with injections of colour from deep red furniture, and modern art prints. They all have satellite TVs, too.

There’s quite a lot on offer in terms of activities here, too. With two pools solely dedicated to kids, and a hotel-run kids’ club, playground and children's climbing wall, it’s a great base for families. Adults, meanwhile, get their pick of pool games. Come sundown, professional shows and live music take the spotlight.

Lastly, there’s the location. It’s right in the heart of New Benidorm, so shops, bars and restaurants are all within easy reach. Plus, sandy Levante Beach is less than a five-minute walk away.

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  • 783Rooms
  • Floors: 14 in Pelicanos, 11 in Ocas
  • Lifts: 2 in Ocas and 5 in Pelicanos


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Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
All Inclusive

Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Beer, wine and soft drinks with lunch and dinner and locally produced alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, concentrated juices, hot and cold drinks.  Snacks 10.30-18.00 and 21.30-23.00.

Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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Lagoon pool

The tropical-style lagoon pool is in Sol Pelicanos and has 3 whirlpool baths, 3 geysers and a swim-up bar in July and August.

Hotel-run kids' club*

The Flintstones themed Bamm-Bamm club is for children aged 5 to 12 years with activities like arts and crafts, sports games, performances for shows and Fred's Party. The morning session is free, whilst there's an extra charge for the afternoons. There needs to be at least 10 children staying to play for the club, which is available from mid-June to mid-September, to be open. Under 5s can come along too with an adult.

Buffet restaurant*

For breakfast, lunch and dinner. With show cooking, salads, meats, fish and desserts. Children will love the Italian corner with its pizza and pasta dishes and there are themed evenings during the summer months. Highchairs are also available.

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twin room

Twin room sleeps up to 3 with twin beds and an extra bed and centrally controlled air-conditioning July - September.

superior twin room

Superior twin room sleeps up to 3 with centrally controlled air-conditioning from July to September. These rooms are in the Ocas building.

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Outstanding Hotel

I stayed here in October with 9 friends, some had stayed here before and it came highly recommended. The hotel is in a perfect location 5 minutes from beach and all the bars/restaurants, the rooms are spotlessly clean, rooms could do with a revamp but they are spotless and we were lucky enough to have a balcony (I would request one as some of the rooms don't have them). As others have mentioned I would bring a hairdryer and kettle also there is no fridge in the room. The staff are extremely friendly, we stayed half board and the food was excellent, something for everyone. There are two pools which are gorgeous and you can avail of food throughout the day and night. There is entertainment on at night time but we went out at night time.More

Ruby M, Dublin, Ireland

top spot locationthe

the pelicanos is in a prime location close to the beach and night life without being to close,the hotel is spotlesly clean and is run by an efficient and friendly staff,it would be nice if the drinks were a little cheaper.overall a very nice expearience.More

Stanley Eric H, Benidorm

Kelly Stewart

Fab hotel with friendly staff that are always happy to help big or small. Love it how the staff remember us year to year and the cocktails are so lovely but new for next year would be nice please 😁. Hope to be back 2 times next year. More

Kelly S, Benidorm

good location

Only things to remember to take to the hotel are a hairdryer and travel kettle if required. Hotel staff very friendly. Terrific swimming pools. Food great and a great variety. Entertainment on every night including shows. Location very good. Less than a 10 minute walk to the beach and plenty of restaurants nearby.More

Calgaryok, Kirkintilloch

Love this hotel

Perfect area, huge pool, we stayed in the ocas the sister hotel which has rooms with a fridge and large shower, we used the pool at pelicanos which is lovely, very busy hotel but good fun, food was excellent tooMore

Anita K, Middlewich, United Kingdom

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