Calp or Calpe that is the question. The answer depends upon whether you speak Valenciano or Castilliano.

The Locals call it Calp but to most of the rest of the world its name is Calpe.

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The Arenal-Bol Beach

On the West side of the magnificent Calp rock lies The Arenal-Bol Beach.  Having almost two kilometers of fine golden sand and therefore making it one of the most popular beaches in Calpe, .

A wide promenade borders the beach and his home to a vast array of restaurants, cafes, and ice cream kiosks.

A special area is provided for people with limited mobility, with various wheelchair services including disabled access.  Consequently, lifeguards are always on duty in addition you will also find  parking, toilets, showers, available free of charge.

This wide sandy bay stretches almost 1.5 kms. Lapped by the sparkling clear warm waters of the Mediterranean sea  Hence, Calp was awarded the blue flag in 2008 for this beach.

Rental of parasol, and sunbeds can be found in several different areas on the beach

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The Levante beach Calp

On the Eastern side we find The Levante beach Calp, another fabulous place to sunbathe and enjoy the warm clear ocean and wonderful views.

Also known in Spanish as the playa Levante or La Fossa.

There are life guards in the summer and medics on standby in the Red Cross hut.

There are foot showers and on the beach near to the Hotel Esmeralda there are free aerobic classes most days.
Sun beds sun shades are available for rental and there is a large inflatable playground out at sea. Once a week during the summer months watch movies at the cinema on the beach.

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Discover Calpe/Calp – The Old Town

Discover Calpe/Calp – The Old Town attracts more and more visitors each year because of its long history. Here you will find narrow streets lined with a variety of pot plants. Some streets are only possible by foot, and many have steps leading to them.

There are  a couple of Museums and an interesting church in the old town square.  Old calp is on the hill in the centre of picturesque little streets and plazas. Thereare several bars and restaurants. many with a tables extending onto the terrace. Old Calp is an ideal place to spend a relaxing summers evening.
Calp,  with its daring contrasts, will surprise you. Because here you will find modern buildings and wide avenues in harmony  with an ancient fishing village.

Here the locals are proud of their past,  here the locals show their hospitality and welcome tourists and visitors with warm heart. To find out more about Calp Old town, try this website

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Discover Calpe/Calp – Historic town

Discover Calpe/Calp – Historic town of Calpe, a town  full of history and culture.

Walk around the cobble stoned narrow streets and admire the historic ancient walls.  Besides this you will find  an ancient watch tower .

The Town Walls and the Old Church are the only remaining example of Mudejar-Gothic architecture in Valencia.

  • Location – Its strategic location on the coast has attracted many voyagers and settlers throughout history.

Recently, the remains of Iberian tribes were discovered around the Rock of Ifach.

Later, the Romans founded a prosperous colony by the sea where they built a factory for salting  fish.

  • History – During the Medieval period, the farming population was spread out in a number of independent settlements.

The Moors and Christians lived peacefully during the period 14th to the 17th century. except for the frequent attacks by pirates. In the 18th Century Calp entered a period of redevelopment. Hence, In the 19th century the town began to develop as a tourist attraction for international tourism.

There is the Moli Tower and the recently discovered remains of an ancient Roman fish factory. Also worth a visit is the Queen’s Bath (Banys de la Reina) . Look for a mermaid carved in the rocks.

For more information on the history of Calp check out this website

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Travelling to Calp.

The majority of visitors to this area will arrive at Alicante airport, approximately 45 minutes’ drive away from Calp.

Leave the A7 (Alicante Valencia Motorway) at the Calpe/Altea turn off. Head for Calpe. Pass through 3 tunnels and continue for about 1 kilometer until you get to the Calp (Sur) turn off.

Those people arriving from the North via Benissa should leave the N332 after 5 kilometers at the large roundabout next to EuroNautica and just before the Petrol Station.

For details of flights into and out of Alicante airport follow this link

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Discover the Costa Blanca at all times of day, beside the sea or inland, enjoy its beaches and mountains, discover its festivals, art and traditions, get to know the cuisine. You can also play golf or sail along the coast to enjoy the last rays of sun. Visit other towns like Benidorm (aqualandia, marine and exotic animal park, great disco's like Penelope, E5, Joker and night clubs, entertainment Benidorm Palace), Alicante(shopping, airport), Elche(palm tree gardens), Valencia, Murcia and Madrid.