Calpe and its Peñón de Ifach, the symbol of the Costa Blanca North
Calpe is a coastal town dominated by the impressive Peñón de Ifach, a gigantic rock over 300 meters high, which emerges formidably from the Mediterranean Sea and which you can photograph from any point in the area. Today, it is the most emblematic icon of the Costa Blanca North, Alicante.
Since the 1930s, this municipality began to conquer the hearts of tourists for the quality of its fine sandy beaches and the purity of its crystal clear waters. And is that, the town of Calpe has a charming Spanish air, set by its beautiful seaport with yachts moored and full of restaurants of Mediterranean cuisine, where you can taste the most exquisite seafood and fish dishes of the day. If you are a seafood lover, this is the place for you.
The beaches of Calpe are perfect for relaxing, sunbathing and strolling in unison with the waves of the sea. Mainly, there are two beaches to choose from: Playa de La Fossa or Levante, quiet and very familiar, characterized by its beautiful turquoise waters, golden sand and original views of the Peñon de Ifach, and Arenal-Bol, a busier urban beach with more than 1 km of fine sand and beautiful landscaping to admire. Both both beachesawarded with the Blue Flag.
If you love spending time in the water and want to try new adventures during the summer, you can't miss the windsurfing activities, pedal boats and jet ski equipment, ideal for enjoying a different day and contemplating the beauty of Calpe from another point of view. Golf enthusiasts can play at the Club de Golf Don Cayo, a par 72 course with the possibility of 9 or 18 holes, located at the foot of the Sierra Bernia, in Altea (15 minutes away). A little further away, but only 20 minutes by car, you will find the Club de Ifach, in Benissa. It is worth visiting any of the scenarios. They hold a unique natural treasure that will envelop you in every stroke.
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In Calpe the apartments are mainly vacation homes or second homes of a mix of Spaniards and Northern Europeans. The locals tend to prefer city life, while tourists and second home owners tend to settle on the beachfront and in the charming urbanizations of semi-detached villas and bungalows with swimming pools and large terraces.
The truth is that Calpe is a wonderful place to live. If you also agree on the same, we invite you to visit the catalog of properties for sale in Calpe of SUNSHINE VILLAS. You will discover the most attractive sunny houses at a very good price: apartments and penthouses with panoramic sea views, quiet villas among nature, sunny urbanizations with communal pool and green areas… Lots of options for you!
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