Location Bed and Breakfast Casa Sardonyx
Our bed and breakfast is located on the border of Benissa and Calpe. 800 meters from our walk takes you to all the Mediterranean them , there you will find a beautiful corniche that takes you to the promenade of Calpe. Before you know it , you are already on the boulevard. Many of our guests do not have a car do not need during their stay as almost everything is within walking distance to do. Want to see more of the area than a rental car of course necessary and you can park your car on our premises.
The Costa Blanca in particular the area around the towns of Jalon , Denia, Pego, Orba, Benissa and Calpe is appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to the healthiest habitat of Europe. This area is located in a micro climate, making it more than 300 days a year, nice weather. To us it seems as if we know spring 9 months and 3 months of summer. This area therefore has then many people who winter here. It is not for nothing that the World Health Organization and many doctors around the world, this region as a very favorable residence consider and recommend to people with medical conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, asthma.
Peñon de Ifach
The Rock Peñon de Ifach is a 332 meter high chalk cliff and also the figurehead of Calpe. Despite being a protected area is has many hiking trails and it is possible to climb to the top of this rock . There is an easy trail halfway, then you can follow the path through a tunnel to the top. The latter path is more difficult but passable to do with good shoes well . You do not need to reach the top to make very nice pictures. Left and right of the Penon de Ifach you can find beautiful bays and sandy beaches.
Calpe is a city rich in culture and history. Due to its strategic location on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea has attracted over the centuries residents and visitors. Throughout the centuries here Romans , Iberians and Moors battled and lived . You will find through the local museums and walks remnants of these civilizations. The center of Calpe is 3 kilometers from our B & B. The old town is on a mountainside where one can find many charming shops and restaurants . There is also a salt lake which is inhabited by many wild flamingos. Want to discover more about the history of Calpe, the town has a very nice walking trails that lead you through the sights.
Beaches in Calpe
The beaches of Calpe are one of the main attractions and the offer is very varied: from sandy to pebbly beaches and sheltered , secluded coves where you can dive and snorkel wonderful . Please not that much of crowded beaches you will find in the vicinity of our B & B enough quiet bays
Markets in the area of Calpe
Alfaz del Pi, every Friday – Clothing , vegetables and fruit . On Saturday a flea market.
Albir, every Sunday – Fruit and vegetables . Altea, every tuesday – Clothing , fruit and vegetables .
Benissa every Saturday – Clothing fruits and vegetables Calpe, every Saturday – Clothing , fruit and vegetables .
Moraira every Friday – Clothing , fruit and vegetables .
Flea markets in the area of Calpe Benidorm, every Saturday and Sunday. La Nucia, every Sunday. Jalon, every Saturday. Denia , every Sunday.