3bdr Seafront Apartment in Calpe, Costa Blanca
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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Stay in iconic post-modernist "Muralla Roja" building by famous architect Ricardo Bofill.
Our 3 bedroom apartment has a beautiful ocean view from it's balcony. Spacious living room, brand new kitchen with Bosch appliances and a stylish bathroom. The apartment is fully furnished, with TV, DVD, air-conditioning, shower, washing machine, dishwasher and Wifi internet.
The building has a swimming pool, roof terrace, and parking available in the grounds.
The ocean is only 50 metres from the apartment (rocky beach). Walk to the center of Calpe in 15 minutes, with restaurants, bars, supermarket and long sandy beach.
Calpe is a popular seaside town, with a long beach and beautiful promenade, many restaurants and cafe's. It is a great destination for families looking for an escape to the seaside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cala Manzanera|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Alicante 75 km, Nearest railway: Calpe 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The Valenciana region
Calpe, a town with a long history and deeply-rooted traditions, is also one of the main tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca. The Marina, the promenade and eleven kilometres of coastline, marked by cliffs, beaches and coves, are some of the many attractions. Another attraction is one of the symbols of the town, the Rock of Ifach, a huge calcareous rock, 332 metres high, that penetrates the sea and gave the town its name. This region has been declared Nature Reserve, because of its botanicaland faunal diversity. The best views of Calpe and its coastline are seen from the top of the rock, accessible through guided tours at the park.
The mild climate and the peculiar orography of the area make this town the ideal destination for everyone, from those seeking beaches and sun to fans of outdoor sports. Refreshment kiosks and equipment-hiring stands that offer windsurfing boards and jet-skis are located all along the beaches of La Fossa and Arenal, which have a beautiful promenade and offer all kinds of services. Among the many quiet coves in the bay is Les Bassetes, famous for its beautiful seabed and crystal waters. This cove rivals others such as La Manzanera and Les Urques in beauty, perfect for sailing and scuba diving.
Calpe also has a sailing school for both beginners and advanced students and a scuba-diving centre in Puerto Blanco. Lovers of outdoor sports can climb the Rock of Ifach or go potholing in the Barranc del Mascarat and the Oltá Mountain.
Calpe was inhabited by many different Mediterranean cultures. Iberians, Phoenicians and Romans all found a surveillance privileged point in this land, thanks to the Peñón de Ifach.The present town of Calpe was established in the area surrounding the Rock. Its history including the Baños de la Reina (Queen's Baths), from Roman times. The historic quarter of Calpe is bordered by the old walls, erected in the 15th century to defend the city against pirate attacks. Next to the Moorish quarter of El Arrabal, part of the medieval walled precinct is preserved, some fronts and the large Tower of Peça. Nearby, the parish church devoted to the Virgin of the Snow, dating back to the 15th century, is the only Gothic-Mudejar temple in the Region of Valencia. Two beautiful examples of religious architecture are also found in Calpe: the hermitages of La Cometa and San Salvador, both from the 17th century. The rural tradition of this town is present in its outskirts. Hillsides covered with vineyards alternate with beautiful examples of local architecture, like Casa Nova, a typical farm with the appearance of a fortressand Pou Salat, the old water supply.
Calpe's traditional gastronomy is mainly based on rice and fish. In addition to the famous paella, there are other rice dishes with beans and turnip, which are baked or served with Swiss chard. Also typical are dishes like the octopus casserole and Llauna de Calpe (fish stew). The wines with the label Designation of Origin - Alicante should accompany any of these delicacies. As is common in the remaining towns of Alicante, Calpe also has cultural calendar filled with fiestas and leisure activities. From Carnival to Fallas de San José (March 19)and including the Bonfires of San Juan (June 24) and the festival of Moors and Christians (October). The local holidays, devoted to the Virgen de las Nieves (Virgin of the Snow), takes place on August 5.From Calpe, many different excursions can be taken to other towns on the Costa Blanca.
Denia and Jávea are located north of Cabo de la Nao (Nao Cape). These are tourist towns with an extensive coastline of beaches and coves. The visit may continue to the Montgó Nature Reserve, where the outline of the mountains dives down into the Mediterranean, creating spectacular cliffs.To the south is the town of Teulada, famous for its muscatel vineyards.
Altea is dominated by the blue dome of the church of Virgen del Consuelo. L'Alfàs del Pi is an inland town that meets the sea on the beach of Albir. Benidorm, with its excellent beaches, makes this region one of the most important tourist destinations in Alicante.
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2 Nov 2014
"Characterful and relaxing apartment"
Would definitely book this again, good value for money and stunning location.The building is amazing, bags of character and the roof top pool views are amazing. There's quite a lot of walking and… More
19 Oct 2014
Отдыхали в сентябре с маленькими детьми.Квартира потрясающая!Новая бытовая техника,прекрасный вид с террасы… More
6 May 2014
Un appartement très bien équipé et agréable dans une résidence d'exception.Viktoria est très disponible et la région très belle !Vivement les prochaines vacances : ¡ Hasta luego Calp !… More
1 Nov 2013
"Immeuble et appartement atypiques"
Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans cet appartement très spécial dans un immeuble impressionnant. L'accès en voiture est très bien indiqué, le quartier et l'immeuble très calme… More
16 Sep 2013
"Un piso singular, en un edificio impresionante."
La "muralla roja", un edificio que diseño Ricardo Bofill, es impresionante, una maravilla de arquitectura! Un laberinto en el que da gusto perderse, ya que cada rincon es digno de ver. El p… More
2 Sep 2013
"Excellent place for a family holiday"
My family had a lovely holiday in this apartment. We went in July for nearly two weeks with two boys age 3 and 6. We flew to Alicante and rented a car for whole time period. Viktoria was extremely hel… More
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