Calpe is a beautiful romantic city which is perfected with the sun and lovely beaches, it is recognised by the well known rock called the Peñon de fach. This massive rock has been inspiring people from everywhere to come and enjoy the nearly perfect view around the bays and the Costa Blanca.

Calpe’s 2 main beaches, the Cantal Roig and the Playa Arenal are widely known for their fine sand. Together with the other 2 beaches, La Fossa and the bay of Gasparet which also belongs to the city, Calpe offers many kilometers of excellent swimming and surfing possibilities.

If you are looking for a golf club, you can find an extensive list of courses around Calpe in the Costa Blanca.  Calpe and its neighboring town Teulada, have lovely fishing harbors and the yacht harbors are lovely to visit, they famous for their steady wind conditions.

The weather in Calpe is one of the mildest around the Costa Blanca due to the close mountains which protect the village from the sometimes stronger north winds.

Other interesting things to visit are the 2 churches of Calpe which are certainly worth a visit. Situated close to each other, the Iglesia Antigua and the church Señora de las Nieves are both located in the center of Calpe.

Built in the 15th century, the old church had been reconditioned many times over the past centuries, as the city had been attacked by pirates many times. Calpe’s archeological museum shows various findings from the 4th until the 8th century. Also there are Roman ruins and the ruins of the Baño de la Reina, together with rests of an old tower, the Torreon de la Peca.

If you are interested in local culture, you could also visit the Museo Fester in Calle Jose Antoni which explains the local Calpe fiesta Moros y Cristianos and its traditions. Calpe can be reached either by the AP-7 highway or the N-332 national road.