Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, Calpe

(4.6/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Get outdoors at Peñón de Ifac Natural Park, where the highlight is an impressive limestone outcrop emerging from the sea. Trek behind the outcrop to find a lagoon, where you can swim and watch the wildlife. Look closely for the rare plants and animals, including over 300 species of birds. While ascending the outcrop will award you with breathtaking views, keep in mind it’s a challenging climb and visitors should wear appropriate hiking shoes. Add Peñón de Ifac Natural Park to your Calpe travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Calpe tourist route planner.
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  • the mountain is divided into two parts, for lazy tourists and no. .. Before the tunnel-you go children ... With shelters under pine trees, benches ... After the tunnel-it's better to be a little prepared. .. Hotjab in parts of footwear
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  • Not a hard climb, all foot paths. We stopped about a third of the way up. Not for those scared of heights  more »
  • We started to upload already when was sunset. It is awesome! After passing through the tunnel road becomes much more complicated. For someone who has vertigo would not be advisable. It has a rope on the sides to go holding. The floor stones are slippery, wear good shoes! We arrived at a little more than half way but decided to return because we were going to have to lower and night but it would have been dangerous. He would return to climb from a day earlier, before sunset. Was one of those tours in mountain more beautiful that I did.
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  • Very nice place to visit. Huge contrast with Calp. It's often windy. There are many seagulls. The climb to the top is fairly easy, but bring good shoes as some parts require some easy climbing. When rainy, the rocks must be incredibly slippery. Some parts of the trail are quite exposed. When we summited the Penyal, there was a cat all the way on the top.
  • Absolutely stunning location. But be warned, the walk to the top is short but really quite hard and somewhat dangerous
  • The smallest natural park in Europe. The Ifach Rock is free to climb and the views are well worth the effort. It took us 90 mins to get to the summit.
  • Tierra, Mar y Aire... E S P E C T A C U L A R ---------> CALP.
  • nice walk and nice view. there are tables for pic-nic but no restaurants.