It is located in the town of Calp, in the district of Marina Alta. El Penyal is made up of a Calcareous mass 332 metres high.
This Nature Reserve is linked to the land via a sandy isthmus and has two beaches: Fossa and Cantal Roig. Near this open space you can find the Salt Marsh, transformed into salt flats that are not used anymore.
Alicante – Alacant (Region of Valencia)
Type of area
In Calpe you can admire different buildings of cultural interest, such as Peça Tower, San Salvador Hermitage, the Roman ruins of the Queen’s Baths and Cometa hermitage.
The flora is characterized by the shrub vegetation, dotted with aleppo pines.
Information for visits
Access is unrestricted. However, it is best to organise it through the Visitor Centre or the Nature Learning Centre, both in Calpe.