The city and resort of Calpe on the Costa Blanca lies between Benidorm and Javea. Calpe combines a sun and beach destination with that of a romantic village. Calpe is famously for its rock called the Penon De Ifach. There is something for everyone in Calpe, couples, families and singles will all enjoy this resort and with an excellent cross section of accommodation there are holidays available for every budget. It's authenticity as a tourist site is confirmed by its fantastic coastline beaches and beautiful sprawling cliff faces. The main attraction of Calpe, no doubt, is the beautiful beaches with crystal clear seas.
The old town of Calpe is great to spend an afternoon strolling around the narrow medieval streets visiting some of the historical buildings and squares. Interesting places to visit include walking to summit of the Rock of Ifach which gives great panoramic views and don't miss the Fisherman's Square and the Nature Park Penon for true Calpe culture.
Calpe provides a huge choice of bars and is renowned for its choice of restaurants offering all kinds of local and international cuisine. People travel from all over the Costa Blanca to dine here - whether you want Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Lebanese, German or English food, you'll find it here. For souvenir hunters the street market every Saturday and the flea market every Wednesday is the spot for some great bargains. The blue flag awarded beach of Calpe also offers a great range of water sports.
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