Polop is located in the province of Alicante in Spain. The main source of income for most inhabitants of Polop is the cultivation of almonds and olive trees, citrus fruits and persimmons. Recently, Polop has become a popular tourist destination. Its origins date back to the conquest of Spain by the Moors, who occupied the Iberian Peninsula in the 10th century. At that time, a fortress called Polop was built, after which the town near the sea is named.