Why rent a villa or holiday home in Calpe? The town of Calpe with its 11 km coastline of calm, blue Mediterranean waters, where extraordinary natural beauty, gastronomy and culture are part of the daily life of its residents, who welcome tourists and visitors with heart-warming friendliness. The spectacular Peñon de Ifach, the symbol of the Costa Blanca, is a nature reserve and is 322 metres high. It divides Calpe into 2 beaches and has a lively fishing port at its foot. Sailing and diving are without doubt the two sports of Calpe. Hiking and mountain climbing come second, followed by tennis and bowling. There are also excellent golf courses. Arsenal beach is a fine sandy beach with a promenade running from Calpe centre to the port and the Penon de lfach. Calpe has grown from a traditional Mediterranean fishing village and Calpe port is still an active part of local life. Ships set sail every morning and the catch is traded at auction to replenish the stocks of Calpe's restaurants (168 at the last count). Tourist ships moor next to the fishing boats and offer mini-cruises along the Costa Blanca coast and even excursions on the yellow glass-bottomed boats from which you can admire marine life. So rent a beautiful holiday villa in Calpe!