The resort town of Costa Calma is centred on the sandy beaches and benign waters of the bay, popular with sunbathers, swimmers and windsurfers. The resort attracts German tourists mostly, evidenced by the abundance of brauhaus-style bars and menus quoted in German. The colourful Sunday market is a focal point for locals and tourists alike and is one of the few weekly occasions when the town rouses from its sun-kissed slumber. There is one other event which heralds a great stirring of activity: the World Windsurfing Speed and Slalom competition held in July/August. The venue is Sotovento, probably the most attractive beach in the vicinity of Costa Calma. The resort is located about 1 hour's drive south of the airport.