Hotels in Calpe
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Apartamentos Plaza Mayor
Calpe 65 yd from city centre
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Pension El Parque
Calpe 113 yd from city centre
Pension El Parque is a family run guesthouse based on the first floor of an apartment building in the center of Calpe Town.There...
Calpe 129 yd from city centre
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Nestled in between Alicante and Valencia on the beautiful Costa Blanca, Calpe is a Spanish holiday destination that boasts stunning sandy beaches and a wide array of exciting attractions and activities for fun seeking visitors. Having homed a number of ancient civilisations, and through its development from a humble fishing village near the impressive rock outcrop of Peñón de Ifach to a bustling modern resort, Calpe has a rich history and culture.
Affordable holidays are entirely possible in Calpe, with plenty of budget accommodation options including comfortable and friendly hotels and hostels.
Neighbourhoods of Calpe
Calpe consists of a number of districts:
- Puerto: This is the port area of Calpe, one of the most prestigious districts filled with luxury apartments and up market retail. It’s also home to the town marina.
- The Beaches: Along 13 kms of coastline, holidaymakers have a choice of 14 beaches and coves. They include the family favourite Cantal-Roig Beach, the blue-flagged La Fossa Beachand Puerto Blanca Beach which has a dive centre..
- Calpe Pueblo: This is the hub of Calpe, the historic heart of the town whilst also featuring all of the facilities and amenities that a tourist needs including a buzzy street market.
- Manzanera-Tosal: This is a coastal spot in Calpe that is especially recommended for activities such as diving, snorkelling and sea fishing.
What to see and do in Calpe
There are plenty of things to see and so in Calpe, with some of the most popular including a visit to the Parque Natural Penon de Ifac, the observation deck at Mirador Monte Toix, and crystal clear snorkelling at Cala El Raco.there are plenty of historical sights belonging to eras when the town was occupied by Romans, Iberians, Phoenicians and Moors. These include a castle, roman baths and ancient walls.
What to eat in Calpe
Calpe enjoys a rich culinary culture, with some of the best local dishes including llauna de Calp which is a fish and potato dish, arros del senyoret which is rice and shellfish, and paella that usually stars prawn as the main ingredient.
Typical events and festivals in Calpe
Calpe enjoys many events throughout the year, from Carnival in March, to Mig Any Moros y Cristianos celebrations in April, to the Bous Al Carrer bull running in August.
How to move around in Calpe
The best way to get around Calpe is by using the regular and reliable bus service that operates across the town. Trains also run through Calpe on the Alicante-Denia route.
The climate in Calpe
Calpe enjoys sun almost every day of the year, with very little rain falling in the region. Mild winters make it a very popular seasonal break locations for European visitors.
More interesting facts about and sights in Calpe
Calpe is home to the Iglesia Vieja church, which is the only remaining example of Mudejar-Gothic architecture in the whole of Valencia.