Benissa town and Benissa Costa
Benissa Costa is just 10 minutes drive from the town and has hillside villas, many of which have spectacular sea views of the Mediterranean Sea or the busy town of Calpe with its famous landmark of PeĂ±on De Ifach known as Calpe rock.
The San Jaime Golf Club, theÂ Ifach Golf ClubÂ has a nine hole course which is located on a hillside not far from the Moraira to Calpe coast road.
Benissa has approximately four kilometres of coastline and four main beaches which are the Cala Lobella, Baladrar, La Fustera and Cala Pinet.
Just a few minutes drive away in Moraira, there are more small beaches while Calpe to the south has long golden sandy beaches with a promenade and fantastic restaurants.
The area is also popular with scuba divers asÂ there is a good variety of marine life as well as caves to explore.
In the heart ofÂ Old Town on the N332, dominated by the Cathedral of the Marina Alta is the town square with its palm trees and an attractive selection of supermarkets, shops and boutiques. The market day is on a Saturday.