Holidays to Calpe
Start your adventure in Alicante and discover the historical city of Calpe in Costa Blanca. Climb the Penon de Ifach rock formation in the Bay of Calpe, or explore the ancient remains of a Roman villa. Journey to the Paseo Maritimo in Calpe and discover the Banys de la Reina, which was otherwise known as ‘the Queen’s bath’. Or visit the castillo, a castle in the town with its old walls next to the Iglesia Vieja, which provide an insight into Valencia’s architectural and historical past.
Holidays in Calpe are the place to go for couples and groups wanting a relaxed holiday, with plenty of sightseeing and adventure. If your ideal holiday weather is sunny but not too hot, then Calpe is the place in Costa Blanca to visit, due to its mild weather. You can get from the United Kingdom to Calpe in around three hours so it’s the perfect getaway destination for many holidaymakers. See here for all holidays to Costa Blanca.
Relaxing on Calpe holidays
Unwind on some of the Costa Blanca’s most beautiful sandy white beaches, which are renowned for being spotlessly clean and tidy. Beaches to visit include the Cantal Roig and the Playa Arenal-Bol, while the Playa de Fossa has many great facilities. Calpe has many beaches which are great for windsurfing, swimming and other sports activities.
The town of Teulada lays nearby to Calpe which has fishing and yacht harbours, but it’s mainly known for its wine production. Altea is a city that lies to the north of Benidorm which has many famous churches, beautiful beaches and stunning mountain scenery. Altea has kept its former history as it used to be a fishing village and it has a distinguished, Spanish village look, compared to some of the towns in Costa Blanca.
Calpe has a range of restaurants in its vicinity serving traditional Spanish cuisine. As Calpe is a city based in Costa Blanca on the southern coast of Spain, expect restaurants and bars to serve a variety of seafood, tapas and paella dishes. On holidays in Calpe, you’ll also find many fine wines to accompany your meal as you relax, looking out from the many restaurants overlooking the Calpe harbour.
There’s a unique flavour in Calpe’s nightlife. Asides from the buzzing clubs, expect a taste of the traditional España and its entertainment thanks to the numerous live gigs and flamenco dancing throughout the restaurants, bars and cafes in the city.
Capture the city of Calpe
You’ll find so much culture, entertainment and versatile cuisine in Calpe and it’s an experience of the authentic side to Spain, away from the heavy tourist holidays of Benidorm. If a relaxing break is what you need, book your holiday with lastminute.com now and capture a slice of Calpe for yourself.
Calpe Travel Information
GMT/BST +1 hour
2 hours 20 minutes