Get a taste of traditional Spanish life
Javea (also known as Xabia) is a gem of a town situated on the Northern Costa Blanca. Its rugged coastline is indented with secluded coves and sandy beaches. These hidden caves and bays were once used by pirates and smugglers in the middle Ages but are now used by sunbathers, snorklers and scuba divers.
Situated on the most easterly point of Mainland Spain, Javea, or Xabia as the locals call it, is split into three distinct areas there is the Old Town of Javea where you can wander down ancient narrow streets and visit the local market on a Thursday built with original Tosca sandstone its rich in medieval history.
The Gothic fortified church of San Bartolome dominates the centre of Javea's town. This building dates back to the 15th century. At the side of the church is a beautiful building which houses the indoor market where you can buy local fresh produce daily.
The port of Javea has a fascinating charm; the bay is surrounded by whitewashed houses sit back and watch the fisherman bring in their “catch of the day” and sail boats float in and out of this pretty marina.
Quick Javea Tips
Approx 1hr 20mins from Alicante Airport
Local currency is the Euro
Flight time is approx 2hrs 20mins
An all year round resort
Gorgeous green scenery and sparkling seas
The port of Javea has a real Spanish feel, bustling with activity and many great restaurants, shops and bars; the landmark of the Port area is the church of Our Lady of Loreto with a roof which imitates the hull of a ship.
The bustling Arenal (beach) area is basically the sandy blue flag beach which is surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants such as the renowned Los Remos or La Boheme. It's a great place to walk along the promenade in the evening and try out one of the many watersports during the day.
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Top Places to Visit
This fabulous city is approximately 121km north of Javea but it is certainly worth the journey. Valencia has a stunning variety of museums,shops and architectural gems to visit and is also where the traditional Paella dish originated.
A visit to this fantastic resort is a must when travelling to the Costa Blanca.Famed for its incredible night life and two fabulous beaches Benidorm never fails to deliver and its popularity increases every year.