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Explore Calpe: A Mediterranean Gem with Your Rental Car

Calpe, a coastal town on the Costa Blanca in the province of Alicante, Spain, is a picturesque blend of sandy beaches, rugged landscapes, and cultural landmarks. Its most famous feature, the Peñón de Ifach, is a massive limestone outcrop that dominates the skyline and offers stunning Mediterranean views.

Advantages of Car Rental in Calpe

Proximity to Airports: The nearest major airport to Calpe is Alicante-Elche Airport (ALC), around 80 kilometers away, offering a wide range of national and international flights. Renting a car from the airport provides a convenient and scenic route to Calpe, allowing visitors to start their vacation with ease.

Road Conditions & Accessibility: The AP-7 motorway provides a smooth drive from Alicante to Calpe. Roads in and around Calpe are well-maintained, making for pleasant driving conditions. The N-332 highway is a free alternative to the AP-7, running along the coast with beautiful sea views.

Tolls: While the AP-7 offers a quicker journey, it is a toll road. Toll fees can be paid with cash or card. The N-332 is slower but offers a toll-free route.

Driving in Calpe: With a rental car, visitors have the freedom to explore Calpe’s various attractions, from its sun-soaked beaches to its historic old town, without relying on public transport schedules.

Attractions & Distances from Calpe

A rental car gives you easy access to Calpe's attractions and those in the surrounding region:

  • Peñón de Ifach Natural Park: Practically within Calpe, this towering rock and its surrounding park are ideal for hiking and enjoying panoramic views.
  • Moraira: About 30 kilometers up the coast, Moraira offers a charming small-town atmosphere with excellent beaches and a marina.
  • Altea: Just 11 kilometers south of Calpe, Altea is famous for its whitewashed old town perched on a hilltop, providing another perfect spot for exploration.
  • Guadalest Valley: Roughly 25 kilometers inland, this picturesque valley features a stunning clifftop castle and historical museums.

Calpe Car Rental Policies

When selecting your rental car, consider the following from the Important Information section:

  • Insurance Coverage: Ensure you understand what is covered by the rental's insurance policy, including any excess insurance options that may be available.
  • Excess: The amount you are liable for if there is damage to or theft of the vehicle.
  • Upgrade Options: Find out what upgrades are possible, from luxury vehicles to convertibles, to enhance your driving experience in Calpe.
  • Deposit & Payment Card Information: Information about the required deposit and the types of payment cards accepted.

Breakdown Assistance: This is included with your rental for added security and peace of mind during your journey.

One-Way Rentals with Rhinocarhire

Rhinocarhire offers one-way rentals for those who wish to start their journey in Calpe and conclude it in another location, providing flexibility for travelers planning an extended itinerary through Spain.

In Conclusion

Calpe is a compelling destination for those looking to immerse themselves in the beauty and culture of the Costa Blanca. With the convenience of a rental car, visitors can explore at their own pace, from the heights of the Peñón de Ifach to the tranquil coves and vibrant seaside promenades. Whether you are seeking relaxation, adventure, or cultural enrichment, Calpe and its surrounding areas offer an array of experiences accessible from the comfort of your rental car.

Current Rental Rates in Calpe

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 42.28 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 296.00 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Manual |

Seat Ibiza

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 44.12 EUR/day
Seat Ibiza

7 Days rental at 308.86 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Seat Leon

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.80 EUR/day
Seat Leon

7 Days rental at 334.61 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |

Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 64.00 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

7 Days rental at 448.06 EUR from 22/04/2024

  4 |
  Automatic |

Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 55.98 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Cross Hybrid

7 Days rental at 391.88 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.04 EUR/day
Toyota C-HR Hybrid

7 Days rental at 399.34 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Hyundai Ioniq

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 57.04 EUR/day
Hyundai Ioniq

7 Days rental at 399.34 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Calpe: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • The Calpi used the limestone promontory, Penyal d’Ifac as a look out against marauding Arab pirates.
  • Salt was collected from the salt pans in the early 20th century but now they are left flooded to provide a home for thousands of sea birds.
  • 290 residents were taken hostage by Barbary pirates. They were held for five years before a ransom was paid in 1687.
  • The town’s motto means ‘Very Heroic Town’.


Popular car hire destinations in Calpe

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Calpe car hire information

  • 8.6/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Enterprise EMEA Corporate
  • € 295.96
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 42.28
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 8
    Most Popular Type:
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Ford Focus
  • 30
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Calpe

January€ 34
February€ 36
March€ 61
April€ 40
May€ 26
June€ 30
July€ 59
August€ 53
September€ 46
October€ 48
November€ 42
December€ 37
January€ 33
February€ 35
March€ 59
April€ 29
May€ 13
June€ 15
July€ 46
August€ 42
September€ 44
October€ 44
November€ 39
December€ 34
January€ 67
February€ 67
March€ 113
April€ 77
May€ 56
June€ 56
July€ 143
August€ 151
September€ 67
October€ 72
November€ 74
December€ 71
January€ 43
February€ 44
March€ 73
April€ 54
May€ 22
June€ 37
July€ 84
August€ 79
September€ 56
October€ 52
November€ 54
December€ 46
January€ 85
February€ 85
March€ 143
April€ 99
July€ 107
August€ 143
September€ 85
October€ 85
November€ 92
December€ 83
January€ 24
February€ 27
March€ 32
April€ 25
May€ 10
June€ 12
July€ 44
August€ 40
September€ 29
October€ 46
November€ 29
December€ 26
January€ 32
February€ 33
March€ 55
April€ 42
May€ 59
June€ 44
July€ 102
August€ 101
September€ 65
October€ 68
November€ 48
December€ 36
March€ 65
April€ 55

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