Jávea (Xàbia) is situated on the eastern tip of Spain between the coastal towns of Denia and Moraira, seated between the lighthouses of La Nao Cape and the San Antonio Cape, providing it with a unique micro-climate and breathtaking views of the town and the sea. The main residential areas of Javea, Costa Nova and Cabo de la Nao are situated at the base of the Montgó mountain.
Just one hour from Alicante and Valencia airport, Javea has been certified by the World Health Organisation as having a perfect environment, experiencing an average of 320 days of sunny blue skies annually. The perfect location for an outdoor family lifestyle. Health and education facilities are excellent and there is a wide selection of both English and Spanish schools and nurseries to choose from.
Javea is a lively town swathed in history, located at the foot of the gentle winding slope formed by the imposing Montgó mountain. With a bustling and energetic beachfront, a port and fishing marina, you will find a whole variety of activities.
There is an historic town centre, with its maze of winding, narrow streets, contain a museum of archaeology and ethnology, vividly illustrating the town's exciting past. The old original town of Javea has remained almost untouched by tourism with its white house fronts adorned with wrought iron grilles and Gothic style windows. There are numerous shops, bars and small intimate restaurants clustered around the impressive fortified church of San Bartolomé, which dates from the 15th century.
Javea Beaches and Harbour
The sandy Arenal beach is very popular, and is lined with numerous beach cafés and restaurants from which you can relax and watch the world go by while enjoying a refreshing ice cold drink and trying the various foods from different regions of the world. The Javea Arenal beach maintains its blue flag of cleanliness annually.
Javea's 25 kilometre coastline hides many small coves such as the lovely Granadella beach, perfect for diving, or the Ambolo naturist beach for the more adventurous.
Javea also hosts one of the most attractive harbours in the Mediterranean with 300 berths and its adjoining pebble beach. It is here that you can spend fine evenings in one of the inviting restaurants on the quayside trying the fresh fish. The "Catch of the Day" is a favourite with visitors to enjoy with a glass of local wine. There can be no better way to finish the day.