It is said that Alicante is one of the most beautiful provinces in the whole of Spain. There are many reasons behind this description. But the coastline has to be one of the best in the entire country. Along this coastline are many beautiful towns, villages, and cities. One of the best along here is the city of Calpe. Once you have taken your flights to Alicante airport is only a short drive, perhaps an hour, to get to this wonderful seaside haven.
Many people are coming to Calpe every year because of the expanding facilities that are available to the tourists. All along the seafront are bars and restaurants that can satisfy your needs. The town is located approximately 67 km from the capital city of Alicante and lies at the foot of the Ifach Rock which is a national park and something they can be seen for miles around.
Between the end of the Second World War and the late 1950s, there was a huge development in this area. Many small hotels and holiday villas were built and this was the real start of the flourishing tourist trade that is part of this area. The latter part of the 1960s saw another tremendous boom in tourist construction. This type of construction was happening up and down the course of the Costa Blanca and it was then that the tourism of the masses that is in such evidence today was really born.
You can enjoy cheap flights to Alicante from many different airports throughout the European Union thanks to the efforts of budget airlines such as Ryanair and EasyJet. Once you land at Alicante airport is very easy to hire a car or take a bus ride and get to the town very quickly. Once you are here, everything is within walking distance and you should really enjoy your vacation.