You know you are in Calpe when you look up and see the spectacular Peñón de Ifach, which resembles an appendix of the town and has become a symbol of the Costa Blanca. Nowadays, it is National Park and a refuge for migratory birds and perhaps also for tourists eager to spend an afternoon in a fabulous protected environment away from the beach. Although, Calpe is a modern city with all the amenities, it is a quiet place. Of course, there are bars and restaurants, but the nightlife isn’t spectacular past midnight. If you go looking for a property for sale in Calpe, you will find yourself a quiet, convenient yet very beautiful place will lively beach life, only a 1,5 hour-drive north of Alicante.
Besides being a modern city, Calpe still retains the charm from what the Romans left behind. Among other things, it offers a Roman site where the Baños de la Reina are located. It is well worth a visit. It is located in a calm coastal enclave sheltered by Peñón de Ifach. It is the perfect place to enjoy the sea with your family.
If you are fond of or passionate about architecture, Calpe is for you. It has numerous ruins and places of interest. But, of course, in the age of technologies, no visit counts if we do not share it with others on social media. Therefore, why not go to the Xanadu building and "instagram" the Red Wall of the town. In fact, it is the most instagrammed place in all of Spain.