The tremendous variety of produce and the historical roots and culture of Spain are reflected in the ample cuisine of fresh vegetables, fresh fruits and fresh fish and seafood.
With produce grown, caught and sold locally both in shops and the weekly outdoor markets and port, you will find yourself spoilt for choice on the Costa Blanca, the gastronomical centre of Spain.
Javea has acres of orchards and groves for you to discover and enjoy some of the selection of oranges, lemons, pomegranates and almonds, while possibly selecting to taste the olives in a local bar over a bottle of Rioja wine.
Spanish Rioja wine is reknowned all over the world for its richness and fruitiness. In the nearby vallies of Jalon you are presented with views solely consisting of grape vines, of which the grapes will go into the red, white, rosado, and sweeter moscatel wines. All of which can be tasted and purchased in the bodegas of Jalon, before following on to a local country restaurant for a three course meal.
The Costa Blanca hosts hundreds of bars and restaurants serving international cuisine to match anyone's taste. Whether opting for a tradional Spanish dish such as seafood paella, mixed seafood and meat paella or fideua, or a dish closer, or possibly further, from home, your taste buds will delight in the selection!
The Tapas that Spain is famous for are presented all over the Costa Blanca, consisting of various small snacks, both hot and cold, for you to enjoy over a refreshing drink.
Your pocket need not suffer at your appetite's expense either, as 3 course meals can be found widespread for around €10.00 to €15.00, including bread, with ali-oli (garlic mayonnaise), wine and coffee.