Luxury Five Star Villa Available For Holiday Rental In Jávea, Near Montgó Mountain, Alicante & Valencia, Costa Blanca, Spain

Jávea Attractions

Jávea is an attractive Spanish holiday destination with plenty to offer visitors. Boasting 320 days of sunshine a year, the average weather in Jávea reaches temperatures of 40°C during the summer months and no less than 10°C in the winter.

As well as breathtaking views, absolutely stunning beaches and almost perfect weather conditions, Jávea has many attractions to offer that should be taken into consideration by all tourists that visit this small town in Spain.

Local Jávea Beaches

The clean, warm, blue mediterranean sea washes the many miles of beaches, coves and cliffs of the varied coastline along the Costa Blanca. The beautiful and unspoiled beaches along the 25km coastal region of Jávea are mainly sandy, gravel and rocky beaches.

La Grava and Cala Blanca beaches are excellent for water sports such as jet skiing, windsurfing and canoeing. The small bays Portitxol and Tango with gravel beaches are perfect for diving and snorkelling. Playa de Arenal is a very popular sandy beach of Jávea and just 8km south of the Arenal beach is Cabo de la Nao (Cape of the Ship), a rocky outlet with fantastic views over Jávea and as far out as Ibiza on a clear day.

Jávea's rugged coastline is indented with secluded rocky coves, dramatic sheer cliffs and some of Spain's finest golden sandy beaches. These hidden caves and bays were once used by pirates and smugglers in the middle ages but are now enjoyed by sunbathers, snorklers and scuba divers.

Water Sports

Jávea is one of the mediterranean's most attractive ports, not only because of its great beauty and location, but also because of its unsurpassed water sports facilities.

The yacht club, Club Nautico in the marina has nearly 300 berths and facilities for all types of water sports such as sailing, fishing, angling, deep-sea angling, windsurfing, canoeing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, scuba diving, scuba diving (standard diving dress) and snorkelling.

Jávea possesses more than 25km of varied coastline, the majority of which consists of towering cliffs and hidden, sandy bays accessible only by boat. Sea temperature averages 26°C during the summer months and never drops below 14°C even during mid-winter.

Scuba diving in Jávea is highly recommended and there are several excellent schools running PADI courses and diving trips.

Seraph Sailing
Amigos Del Mar Scuba Diving

Golf

There are two golf courses in Jávea and several other excellent courses within half an hour’s drive.

Golf at the La Sella golf resort is only a 5 minute drive away from Villa Fuchsia and just outside of town, surrounded by orange and lemon groves, Jávea Golf Club offers a pleasant setting for golfers.

Club de Golf La Sella

La Sella is an 18 hole, par 72 course (6,072 yards) that lies next to Montgó natural park and is surrounded by wonderful mediterranean woodland. The course design makes it possible for all levels of player. Rentals and lessons are available and it is recommended to book lessons and tee times well ahead. The club also has a driving range, putting green, motorised trolleys, swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, clubhouse with club bar, a lounge bar and a restaurant.

Club de Golf Jávea

Jávea Golf Club is a full length 9 hole, par 72 course (6,641 yards), very popular with locals and tourists. The course has gently sloping wide, open fairways, two putting greens and a driving range. Facilities at the club include a practice green, driving range, swimming pool, tennis and squash courts and a club house with two bars, a restaurant, changing rooms and caddy area. The club provides lessons and does not book tee times more than one day in advance and you can book on the day from 10am.

Walking & Hiking

The rugged mountains of the Costa Blanca offer a wonderful landscape of pinnacled ridges and pine forests overlooking the Jávea valley with its abundance of vineyards and orange and almond groves.

There are numerous beautiful areas to walk around in Jávea, from taking a slow stroll around the old town, to climbing Jávea's elephant-like mountain, the Montgó. The Montgó mountain rises 753 metres above sea level and is one of the most valuable botanical reserves in the Valencian province with extraordinary panoramic views.

The terrain of the Montgó national park and Jalon valleys provide the perfect environment for walking. The waterfalls at the Fonts d'Algar are only a 30 minute drive from the villa and the hilltop town of Guadalest is a scenic hour away.

Visitors can also enjoy walks up the Cabo de Nao from the harbour, for a breathtaking view of the bay.

Marina Alta Walks

Family Activities

Jávea is a popular holiday destination and there is plenty to do to amuse the whole family. For some great family days out visit the fabulous Aqualandia water park or the MundoMar marine animal water park, with its stunning, not to be missed dolphin show.

Terra Natura is a fantastic nearby wildlife park where you can discover the "Zooinmersion" experience, allowing you to come into close contact with the animals as if there were no barriers between you.

The marvellous Terra Mítica is one of Europe’s largest family theme parks and boasts more than 80 daily shows, excellent restaurants and many exciting rides.

Desafío Medieval is a spectacular show for all the family with delicious food and drink served in a medieval style. Enjoy a night of constant surprises, where you are transported back to the 14th century. The evening show features jousting tournaments with knights on horse back.

Shopping

There are a wide variety of shops in Jávea. The port area offers many interesting boutique shopping opportunities for holiday-makers, while along the Arenal beach area there are plenty of kiosks and shops selling gifts and souvenirs.

In Jávea's old town there is a daily indoor covered market, mostly stocking fresh produce, such as fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish from the region. The weekly outdoor market on the Plaza de la Constitution is an entertaining experience, with street performers adding to the whole experience.

The sprawling suburban area around Jávea is well supplied with shopping centres and modern supermarkets. The smaller shops tend to close for siesta around 2pm to 5pm, but stay open late in the evenings. Larger chain stores and supermarkets remain open all day.

Local Jávea Restaurants

You'll find a wide selection of good restaurants throughout the Jávea area of the Costa Blanca, from small cafés to five star restaurants, catering for all tastes and budgets.

The Arenal beach promenade in Jávea has many bars and restaurants to choose from, serving the finest local mediterranean cuisine, as well as a fantastic range of international dishes.

The port area of Jávea is a popular dining spot with an array of very good restaurants situated along the waterfront. The ambience of the port area during the evening is exceptional and you can enjoy an immensely pleasant dining experience with excellent food and spectacular sea views.

El Elephante Restaurant
Karma Restaurant
Los Almendros Restaurant
Los Remos Restaurant
Masena Restaurant
Monsoon Cáfe Restaurant
Montgó Restaurant
Revendevous Restaurant
Scallops Restaurant
Sofia's Restaurant

Jávea Nightlife

Being much smaller and quieter than other big coastal resorts, Jávea is an ideal destination for people seeking a relaxing holiday and the atmosphere across the majority of area is much more family oriented.

The Arenal promenade night market makes for an extremely pleasant evening stroll. It features a variety of delightful shopping stalls where you can buy fascinating and unusual trinkets and souvenirs.

Jávea festivals, fiestas and open air concerts in the old town and port provide excellent free entertainment for you to enjoy. Experience the wonderful Spanish traditions with colourful parades, flamenco dancing and outstanding firework displays.

In Jávea there are plenty of lively bars and restaurants for evening amusement. Many of the bars have live music and there are several popular discothèques and nightclubs.

Casino Mediterràneo in Villajoyosa is a nearby casino featuring thirty-eight slot machines and twenty-three gaming tables, including American roulette, blackjack, la boule, French roulette and punto banco.

The coastal town Benidorm on the Costa Blanca is only a short drive away and offers a great variety of entertaining nights out. For an evening to remember visit Benidorm Palace and enjoy some of the most spectacular showtime entertainment in Europe. Watch fabulous shows by dancers dressed in exotic feathered costumes as they light up the night with their brilliant performances.

Jávea Fiestas, Festivals & Celebrations

Jávea has a wide range of celebrations rooted in the maritime and mediterranean traditions of the Costa Blanca. The town is very well known for its lively fiestas which are take place throughout the year celebrating both pagan and religious traditions. The people of Jávea are generally extrovert and the fiestas are a great place to experience true Spanish hospitality at it's best.

During the summer months there are many wonderful fiestas to see. From April 28th - May 3rd Jesus the Nazarene is honoured and the Jávea town fiesta is held during the second fortnight of July, which is an occasion for feasting, dancing, parades, music and fireworks.

The best known and most enjoyed by visitors is the Moors and Christians' celebration and parade at the end of July, where locals re-enact the Moorish landings on the coast and the recapture of the peninsular by Christian defenders.

During the first week of September Jávea is home to one of Spain's more unusual fiestas when bulls are released into a paddock area and are playfully taunted by locals who jump into the sea when the bull charges them.

From September 1st - 8th the patroness Our Lady of Loreto is the object of devotion and during the rest of the year there are other smaller fiestas for celebration.




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