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Things to do in Calp

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“The Penyal d'Ifac (in Spanish Peñón de Ifach) was the natural lookout for the inhabitants that lived in the surrounding areas. Another lookout was the Morro de Toix Mountain, from which the Mascarat Ravine, an essential passage along the coast, could be controlled. The area gained in importance during the Romanization of the Iberian Peninsula. The township's proximity to the sea favoured marine trade and fish factories. Evidence of this are at the historical site Els Banys de la Reina (the Queen's Baths). After the Arabs conquered Iberia, they built a castle overlooking the Mascarat Ravine. When the area was conquered by the Crown of Aragon, the Muslim administration was maintained: small t”
  • 44 locals recommend
Mountain
“A stunning natural park in Calpe. Great for hiking and offers some of the best views of the Costa Blanca.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Mountain
“El parque está situado en un peñón aislado en la costa norte de la provincia de Alicante, constituyendo el peñón una de las últimas estribaciones de las cordilleras Béticas y alcanzando una altitud de 332 metros.​ Esta enorme mole calcárea desciende de manera abrupta hacia el mar y está unida al continente por un istmo detrítico. Debido a sus características físicas es un vértice geodésico de tercer orden, que fue utilizado en su momento para la triangulación de España. Existe una ruta de senderismo que lleva hasta la cima del Peñón de Ifach. Desde allí hay muy buenas vistas del Mediterráneo y en días claros es posible divisar la isla de Formentera, Ibiza y el cabo de Santa Pola.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Set in the tiny port of Puerto Blanco which is easily reached from Calpe where there is a pleasant beach and several other restaurants. Good middle priced restaurant .”
  • 8 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Discoteca en Calpe. En verano gran ambiente. Copas y cokteles al lado del mar.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“En este amplio supermercado, a 5 mns en coche, encontraréis todo lo necesario para vuestra estancia...”
  • 2 locals recommend
Beach
“Bonita playa situada a los pies del peñón, tiene un paseo marítimo muy cuidado y por el cual no pueden pasar coches. Recomendable visitar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
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“A 500 metros. Comida española con buenos arroces. Buenas vistas al puerto desde el ventanal. 25€ aprox”
  • 7 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Its beautiful situation at the tiny marina only a few minutes walk from the villa”
  • 11 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Wonderful place to get an overview about the whole area. Best viewpoint. You can go up the hill car, but the last few hundred meters you have to walk a step way up the hill. It is worth it”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“It is the main street of Calpe with a variety of shops, bars and restaurants. At the top of the Gabriel Miro street is the Town Hall and the old town.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Travel Agency
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Theater, museum, Kunsthal, concertzaal, galerij , alles in één gebouw. Altijd een expositie te bezichtigen. Altijd iets te zien of te doen. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Diner
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“Calpe, with his famous peñon d’Ifach, salt lakes with flamingos and a cosy, typical Spanish old town ”
  • 50 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Spanish Restaurant
“Set in the tiny port of Puerto Blanco which is easily reached from Calpe where there is a pleasant beach and several other restaurants. Good middle priced restaurant .”
  • 8 locals recommend
Paella Restaurant
“A 500 metros. Comida española con buenos arroces. Buenas vistas al puerto desde el ventanal. 25€ aprox”
  • 7 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Its beautiful situation at the tiny marina only a few minutes walk from the villa”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very attractive are location, installation & decoration. We often return due to very friendly, efficient personnel; the place has what we consider the BEST TAPAS of the town; very good wine selection, and of course, full-menus, too. Ask for Don Juan and tell them, Patricia sent you...”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“it is a bar & restaurant delicious foods, and every sunday there is live music,nice ambiance.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mediterrane Küche mit tollem Ausblick, Tennisplätze, Kinderspielplatz und Pool”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Muy aconsejable ir a desayunar por lo menos un dia y probar toda clase de pasteles, estar tranquilo y disfrutar.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A 400 metros. Comida española con buenos pescados, frituras y arroces. 25€ aprox”
  • 5 locals recommend

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