Beer festival, Oktoberfest in Calpe

Oktoberfest, tradition in Calpe

Calpe is a locality on the region of the Marina Alta on the north of the province of Alicante (Autonomous Community of Valencia).  It is located on the Costa Blanca, which is the name given to the Mediterranean coast on that area of Spain.  In this same region there are towns with a long tourist tradition, such as Xábia, Moraira or Teulada.


Small Interior Towns on the Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca offers the residents and tourists who visit all type of charms for the lovers of a pleasant and relaxed life.  Not in vane, it is one of the most attractive destinations of Spain, chosen by millions of people year after year.


The town of Guadalest on the Costa Blanca is one of the most beautiful towns in Spain

When talking about the Costa Blanca it seems compulsory to talk about the beaches and towns like Denia, Javea, Moraira, Altea or Calpe, however, in the interior of Alicante's coast, there are a group of very charming towns which also have a great tourist interest. They are located on the north of the Costa Blanca, on the north-east side of the province of Alicante.


The traditional rural house on the Costa Blanca

Country house and rustic style finca in Javea

Nowadays, the cities have turned into huge cement and metal labyrinths, where the buildings are enormous barracks with redundant designs, divided into small homes, where people gather to live in a grey surrounding.  Many people, swamped from this outcome of insipid and omnipresent forefronts, search for refuge going back to the rustic and traditional style which, for example, offers a classic rural house.

5 reasons to live on the Costa Blanca

Club Náutico and Sports Port in Moraira

The Costa Blanca is the name of the Mediterranean coast on the South east area of Spain, specifically on the province of Alicante, and which encompasses a wide group of municipalities, from Denia up to Pilar de la Horadada.

Beaches and coves to enjoy the sea on the Costa Blanca

The Costa Blanca is one of the most popular coasts of Spain, as regards to vacation destinations.  It is one of the favourite corners to enjoy holidays next to the Mediterranean Sea, specially with the family, because of the leisure variety it offers, such as hiking, golf, scuba diving, sailing, windsurf or an enjoyable swim.


Costa Blanca, a paradise to buy a house in Spain

Casco viejo Altea Costa Blanca

It is well known that Spain is a tourist world power. The ancestral attractive of its beaches, its varied cultural offer and benign climate constitute powerful reasons to justify this fame. In fact, it was the third most visited country in the world by travellers during 2014, according to the data from the World Tourism Organisation. The Costa Blanca, for its part, reveals itself as one of the bastions of Spanish tourism, specially on the area of the Marina Alta.


Advantages of having your second residence on the Costa Blanca

As certain age approaches, it is unavoidable thinking various options and making some plans for retirement.  The idea is to live those golden freedom years in a dream place, with fantastic climate, wonderful beaches and multitude of leisure activities, that is to say, have a good quality of life.  Taking this into account, the Costa Blanca of Alicante, stands out without doubt from the Spanish coast.