Moraira, known as the “St Tropez of Spain”, is a small upmarket coastal town backed by mountains with quaint streets and avenues of palm trees. Moraira began life as a fishing village and is now the chosen destination for expat retirees to Spain. One third of the 10,000 population are British. It is still a … Continue reading Moraira


Calp is dominated by the towering rock of Ifach which reaches an impressive 332m, rising almost sheer above the sea. The summit of the rock is reached after a tough climb up a footpath, by means of a short tunnel through the upper part of the rock. The tourist books warn that the path above … Continue reading Calp


At Altea the Sierra Bernia mountains form a stunning backdrop as they come down to meet the sea. Altea is similar to other Spanish seaside towns in that it has a new and an old part.  The two parts, coast side and town side, are split by the very busy N332 coast road. On the … Continue reading Altea