Calpe is a large tourist town located to the north of Benidorm. The main attraction is undoubtedly the beautiful blue flag beaches with golden sand and crystal clear water. The whole resort of Calpe is dominated by the huge Peñon de Ifach, an enormous Gibraltar like rock which separates the two main beach areas of Playa la Fossa and Playa Cantal Roig.
The majority of restaurants are geared towards Spanish cuisine with local fish and rice dishes proving popular. Because it is a bustling town with a fishing harbour, many of the local restaurants serve fresh seafood directly from the harbour as a special treat for locals and tourists. There are also a selection of British and American establishments which will cater for those wanting a more familiar taste, especially in the old town area.
The promenade stretches the full length of the beach with a number of bars and pubs which help to generate a lively nightlife in the town.
Whatever your budget, you'll find a hotel to suit in Calpe, from the basic through to several 4 star luxury hotels. Calpe is a destination popular with Spanish tourists, however it is becoming more popular with Brits and other nationalities starting to discover what else the Costa Blanca has to offer.
Calpe is approximately a 80 minute transfer from the airport