The coastal town of Javea on the northern Costa Blanca is one of Spains most prominent and popular seaside resorts. Many beaches, romantic coves, an intact environment, no highrise buildings and a welcoming population make Javea unique. Let these photos get you into the mood for your next vacation trip to Javea
Jávea is located in the northern section of the province of Alicante, between the capes of San Antonio and La Nao. The Cabo de Nao separates the bays of Valencia and Alicante and is the westernmost point of the Valencia´s coastline.
Frequent attacks from marauding pirates forced Jávea´s inhabitants to settle 2 km from the coast in a walled town -
The marine and port area, known as the Aduanas del Mar, is located 2 km from the old town centre and is the place to see the Church of Our Lady of Loreta, constructed in the shape of a keel. The Arenal area, with the Costa Blanca´s only National Parador, contains Jávea´s most popular beach -
Jávea has a 20 km coastline that stretches from the Cova Tallá to the Cala de la Granadella. There is an interesting mixture of beaches with soft sandy beaches (Arenal beaches), small, shingled beaches bordered by pine trees which are suitable for diving (Granadella beaches), and naturist beaches (Ambolo beaches). There are also small coves: Portichol and La Sardinera. A more traditional Jávea is found inland with riu-
Situated in the North-
The Montgó connects with the Les Planes plain, which descends toward Cabo San Antonio. On a clear day, from the top, the Balearic islands are visible on the horizon.