The north costa blanca has mountains and valleys everywhere.There are beautiful valleys full of orange and lemon trees surrounded by mountains.Go for a drive and take in the scenery.There are lots of shops,restaurants etc along main roads and its well worth stopping and having a look,drink etc.
On the coast road to Moraira from Calpe,there are loads of roads that lead to beautiful secluded bays.Just look for signs saying"plaja"
Stop at the Algas bar just before Moraira for a drink and to take in the great views and music.
Calpe is located 67 km from the city of Alicante, lying at the foot of the Natural Park of Peñón de Ifach, (Ifach Rock).
Originally it was a small fortified fishing village, and still has traces of its Phoenician, Greek, Roman and Arab settlement
"Penon de Ifach"
Peñon de Ifach, is the result of a landslide from the nearby Sierra de Olta, this 1 km long mass of calcareous rock rises vertically from the sea to a height of 332 m
"Climing the Penon de Ifach"
Climing the Penon de Ifach is something you should do .The climb, takes around 2 hours to complete , and begins in the exhibition rooms at the base of the rock, where visitors can learn a little of the rock’s history and ecosystem. Along the way the Peñon offers some of the most spectacular views to be found anywhere along the Costa Blanca coastline