In Calpe you can buy every Saturday morning on the 'mercado': fruits, vegetables, flowers, dresses, all at the best price. The Jalon Valley vineyards & the interesting town of Benissa are easily reached. Altea,Javea and Denia are within 10-20 minutes drive. Denia has a port where ferry’s can take you to FormenteraIbiza and Majorca. The property is a five minute stroll along the beach to Calpe where you will find numerous bars and restaurants and a weekly street market within 10 minutes walk from the apartment. There is a large main sandy beach as well as several quieter beaches, a fishing port and an old marina.
We recommend you this restaurants:
BENISSA : Casa Cantó - Casa Eusebio –Ca el Maco -
CALPE: La cambra ,El Greco . Baydal ( fresh fish ) – pizzería la Maja.
MORAIRA: 'Restaurant Le Dauphin', La Senieta , La Sort .
ALTEA – Restaurante el Negro, L´Ousteau de altea La Capella, El Cranck , pizzeria l´Obrador, Rest-show La Costera.
Other Activities: Promenades, Sailing,Scuba diving,Water skiing,Windsurfing,Fishing,Rock-climbing,Golf,Biking,Hiking,Tennis.Tourist Info Calpe
Golf: We have nice Golf Club in the area.
You can play golf in Denia 20 km or Oliva 30 km from Calpe. If you need more information, ask the owner.
Club de golf Javea
+34 965 792 584
POINTS OF INTEREST IN CALPE:
Church of Nuestra Señora de la Nieves
Iglesia Vieja (Old Church)
Torreón de la Peca (Tower and Town Walls)
Forat de la Mar (Part of the exterior wall)
Arrabal (Puchaltstr., San Roque Str., Pescadores Str.)
Fishermen's square ( Plaça dels Mariners)
Mural Mosaic, Festivities Museum, Museum of Archeology, Museum of Collectio
Walk to the summit of the Rock of Ifach (marvellous panorama)
Nature Park Peñón (Natur-Room with exhibits and audiovisuals)
Promenade of the prince (Camino del Mar)
Auctions at the Fish Market (Lonja)
Modern seaside promenade (Paseo Maritimo)
Banys de la Reyna (Fish salting factory from Roman times)
Torre del Moli
Salt flats (migratory birds: flamingos, herons etc)
Hermitage of San Salvado, Hermitage la Cometa
FIESTAS IN CALPE:
5th January: The Three Kings
End of February: German Carnaval
19th March: Fallas (St. Joseph's Day)
24th June: Hogueras de San Juan
16th July: Celebration to honour the patron saint of 'la Virgen del Carmen'
5th August: Festival to honour 'la Virgen de las Nieves'
9th - 12th October: Beer Festival
End of October: Moors and Christians
Ski: The nearer ski station is in Granada, just 4 hours on car.
If you need more information e-mail Alicia the owner.