Located between the capes of San Antonio and la Nao, Jávea is one of the most important tourist destinations of the Costa Blanca Alicante. Its historic town, situated two kilometres of coastline, hides beautiful examples of local architecture, in addition to illustrious monuments such as the Church of San Bartolomé, heart of the town.
One of the main attractions of this Alicante Town is offering its extensive coastline. No less than twenty kilometres of beaches and secluded coves where you can enjoy the bath and enjoy a wide range of water sports.
From the Cabo de la Nao until Cala Granadella, Javea offers visitors twenty kilometres of beaches and coves, ideal for enjoying the Sun, the sea and water sports.
This town of the Costa Blanca Alicante shows its most touristy side in the port area. In addition to a wide range of tourist accommodation, catering, entertainment, port allows from practice all kinds of water sports, such as sailing and windsurfing, to make a boat trip to Denia.
El Arenal beach( Playa del Arenal) is one of the most emblematic of the coastline from Javea. In this place, next to the channel of the Fontana, the Parador de Turismo “Costa Blanca”, stands in a privileged a few meters from the beach setting.
Among the islands of Portixol and El Descubridor (the Discoverer) is one of the most beautiful stretches of the coastline. Its clear waters and its excellent seabed become ideal setting for the practice of diving.
This underwater mode is also popular in Cala Granadella, which, with its fine sand and Golden, is another of the most popular places of the coast from Jávea.
Located on a plain at the foot of the massif of Montgó, the old town of Javea developed land in around the fortress-Church of San Bartolomé, a beautiful example of the isabelline Gothic emerged as defence against the assaults of the pirates.
In the streets of the old town called the attention of the visitor the abundant examples of typical architecture present in elements such as the gates of the houses and “Tosca(Tuff)” stone lintels.
Other quotations obliged within the travel by the center of the city is the visit to the archaeological and ethnographical museum, where it is possible to know the past of the town.
Meanwhile, in the port area it is worth approaching to the Church of Nuestra Señora de Loreto, which resembles the keel of a boat.
Javea has many restaurants where you can taste international cuisine until the local gastronomy.
The villa has a rich culinary tradition which is preserved in all its purity within the family and that you can taste, in the form of tapas, in most of the bars in the village.
Since it is a coastal town, fish and rice are the protagonists of gastronomy, but that if, at its most delicious versions. From the traditional paella Alicante to rice to the oven or band, referred to as regards rice, from the typical seafaring to the “suc roig”, without forgetting the assorted grilled fish.